Design Directory 2021: garden furniture

Adorn your urban garden (opens in new tab), balcony or poolside with our edit of outdoor furniture ideas that range from swings to loungers, outdoor lighting and furniture designs (opens in new tab) that can withstand the elements. The Wallpaper* edit of outdoor furniture is part of the 2021 Design Directory – our annual pick of inspiring new furniture for every room of the house.

Outdoor seating

‘Venexia’ lounge armchair by Luca Nichetto for Ethimo

Grey slatted bench with grey cushions and matching side table

(Image credit: ethimo)

Sporting an aluminium frame that is visually reminiscent of old-fashioned railings, but softened by big plump waterproof cushions, this armchair oozes timeless charm and modern functionality.