Our Favorite Outdoor Seating to Take You Into Summer

Our Favorite Outdoor Seating to Take You Into Summer

You can lounge all day long on these chaise longues, sofas, hammocks, and more.

Summer is almost here—and we’re enjoying the warmer weather by spending as much time outside as possible. If you’re seeking to spruce up your patio or backyard, you might start with some well-designed seating options that are functional and comfortable. Scroll on for a few of our favorites that will carry you through the summer and beyond.

Outdoor Sofas

Driade Roly Poly Sofa
The Roly Poly Sofa by Driade is a smooth, sweeping sample of the iconic collection designed by the inimitable Faye Toogood.
Neighbor Modern Teak Outdoor Sectional
A solid teak wood frame and roped back lend a modern silhouette to cushioned armrests, quick-drying foam, and life-proof Sunbrella fabric. The Haven collection can be customized to fit any space thanks to its modular design.
Loll Designs Lollygagger Sofa
Waterproof, fade-resistant, and maintenance-free, the Lollygagger Sofa (2014) is made for laid-back living – indoors or out. It’s even fitted with a hidden bottle opener under one arm.
West Elm Playa Outdoor Reversible Sectional
The slim profile and clean lines of our Playa Collection recall the best of Scandinavian design. Made with FSC®-certified wood and water-resistant cushions, this durable sectional can be switched from left to right.
Bend Goods Love Seat
Modern design that's so cool, you'll be happy to share it with someone you love. The Bend Goods Love Seat is a 2-seater sofa made out of bent, welded and hot dip galvanized iron. A powder coat finish provides a durable surface and enhances the sofa's curves.

Outdoor Lounge Chairs

West Elm Solid Pine Folding Chair
Made from wood sourced in the USA, add a pop of color to your outdoor space with the Solid Pine Folding Chairs.
Innit Designs Acapulco Chair
The Innit Designs Acapulco Chair is cool in more ways than one. Based on the original 1950s design, it has an open and airy yet ergonomic and supportive open weave vinyl seat inspired by traditional Mayan hammock weaving techniques.
Blu Dot Hot Mesh Lounge Chair
A super-cool update on classic rattan furniture. The Blu Dot Hot Mesh Lounge Chair features a uniquely lacy geometric pattern made by perforating steel. A durable powder coat enhances the pattern and protects the metal for long-lasting use indoors and out.
Hay Palissade Lounge Chair
For the Danish design company HAY, brothers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec created the Palissade Collection (2015). Designed in color and form to integrate effortlessly with its surroundings, this collection stands out for its combination of visual simplicity and core strength.
Skargaarden Djuro Lounge Chair
Skargaarden proudly reports that they “make furniture for those precious moments; for the short Swedish summers.” With such a purist stance, the Scandinavian brand has dedicated itself to making furniture that can withstand all the forces that nature throws at it....
Fermob Sixties Armchair
The Fermob Sixties Armchair is a young and accessible design well in keeping with today's in and out way of life.

Outdoor Dining Chairs

Fermob Bistro Folding Chair, Set of Two
Restyled for modern day use, the original design of the Bistro Folding Chair was created at the end of the 19th century. Simple and solid, this set of two chairs is more joyful and ingenious than ever.
Ikea Askholmen Chair
Folding garden chair which is perfect for a small, vibrant balcony or a cozy garden nook.
Emu Design Studio Arc En Ciel Folding Chair
Arc En Ciel, or “rainbow” in French, is a small-space solution inspired by the chairs and tables that have filled Parisian parks and cafés since the 19th century.
Magis Bell Chair
Crafted from recycled polypropylene obtained from leftover material generated by Magis’ own furniture production and the Italian auto industry, the Bell Chair by Konstantin Grcic features an ultra-lightweight design, weighing just 6 pounds.

Outdoor Chaise Longues

Design Within Reach Sommer Adjustable Chaise
For the Sommer Outdoor Collection (2019), Copenhagen-based designer Chris Halstrøm wanted to give people the experience of indoor furniture in outdoor spaces.
Ikea Äppalarö Chaise
Fold this chaise completely down to lie comfy and tan your back. Or recline it in 5 different positions to relax or read at an angle you like.
Terra Outdoor Belvedere Chaise in Teak
Architectural lines. Airy proportions. Deep comfort with a crisp, modern feel. Belvedere combines expertly crafted, durably finished premium teak frames with thick, Sunbrella®-clad cushions to set the stage for years of sunset cocktails and sun-drenched Saturdays to come.
Knoll 1966 Collection Adjustable Chaise
In 1962, Florence Knoll asked designer Richard Schultz to create a collection of furniture that could withstand the outdoors. The result was the "1966 Collection" which became an instant classic with designs like the 1966 Adjustable Chaise Lounge.

Portable Camp Chairs and Hammocks 

Helinox Chair One Original
The original Helinox Chair One ensures everyone has a seat at the table. This lightweight, compact camping and backpacking chair packs smaller and weighs less than a bottle of wine.
Yeti Hondo Base Camp Chair
Frustrated by flimsy chairs with fabric that tears and frames that break, we created the most durable and comfortable piece of outdoor furniture on the market. Hondo is built to last season after season and keep sitters supported ‘til the fire dies or the stories run out – whichever comes first.
Nemo Equipment Stargaze Luxury Recliner
La-Z-Boy luxury at a fraction of the size.
Picnic Time Monaco Backpack Beach Chair
Rest easy. And the award for comfiest beach chair goes to...this hotshot right here. Let’s start with the cozy details first: It’s got an extra-wide seat made from trusty polyester canvas, along with a pillow up top for impromptu snoozes.
Eno DoubleNest Print Hammock
Small and compact when packed, yet spacious enough for two, this hammock is expertly designed and ready for adventure so you can explore, connect and relax.
Yellow Leaf Signature Hammock
Our most popular hammock, the Signature is handwoven with ultra-soft yarn that's versatile, durable, and deeply comfortable.
Rada Handmade Yucatan Hammock
Our artisan-crafted hammock envelops your body for ultimate comfort. Lay lengthwise or horizontally for your desired level of comfort and support.

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