Tree stumps serve as woodsy and rustic side tables, the perfect size for cocktails. Draw inspiration from this outdoor seating area by Chicago interior designer Tom Stringer, who injects a classic, multi-layered modern approach into his work.
If your outdoor space has integrated bench seating, maximize its use with a collection of bistro tables and mismatched seating surrounding it. The same versatile elements used throughout the area were incorporated here to tie the spaces together visually.
This tropical outdoor seating area features a built-in bench, a rough hewn coffee table and cozy armchairs with matching footrests. The covered patio creates the perfect spot for casual conversation with family and friends.
Tropical Outdoor Dining Area With Contemporary Seating
Designer Anna Williams chose a timber dining table with slats for her outdoor patio redo, as it fit the tropical design scheme and its sturdiness and length would accommodate a large gathering of family members or guests. The dark metal dining chairs are an unexpected choice, yet incorporate well with the table and privacy screens for a cohesive look.
This contemporary backyard uses crisp, geometric shapes and angles to create a clean, simple, uncluttered feel. A Japanese yew and boxwood hedge with Camellia sasanqua and Japanese blueberry plants are a just-right touch of nature.
Contemporary Outdoor Seating Area and Pergola Covered Spa
This outdoor seating area featuring botanical printed fabric is the perfect place to relax in the evening. The accompanying in-ground spa covered by a large garden pergola offers an inviting private retreat.