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Contemporary patio furniture styles tend to be oversized and have a minimalistic design. On this deck, low wooden furniture with charcoal cushions provides a space for comfortable lounging.

Learn more about modern landscape design.


Nothing says laid-back like a pair of adirondack chairs. This pair has been painted a nice blue to contrast with the surrounding stone and plants.

Check out a lawnless family garden that features adirondacks made of recycled milk jugs.


Lately it has become popular to give iconic furniture from the '50s, '60s and '70s new life in the garden. Here we see three metal chairs with a fresh coat of paint.

Discover more ways to use retro finds outdoors.


If you want something with a bit of a bohemian vibe try a round table with stools. In this garden, a patterned tablecloth adds the final touch.

Find out what garden design style you like best.


Weathered wood is a great option for gardens that lean to the rustic style. Many types of wood, such as teak and ipe, develop a nice weathered surface without compromising the strength of the furniture.

Get design ideas for a country landscape.


Custom built patio furniture makes a great addition to an garden or patio. Here, a recalimed wine barrel was used to make a chair similar in design to an adirondack.

Wine lovers: watch a video where recycled wine bottles were used to build an outdoor shower wall.


Permanent seating is both a space and money saver. Around this fire pit, concrete benches were poured and then topped with lime green cushions.

Learn more: Built-In Outdoor Seating

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