10 of The Best Outdoor Furniture Designs to Add to Your Patio

Charis Raji
5 min readNov 13, 2023
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Having outdoor furniture plays a big role in spending time outside, enjoying the warm glaze of the sun on your skin, the fresh cool breeze and the smell of your garden and flowers.

Of course, this isn’t the only reason for having outdoor furniture, it’s needed to add an extra curb appeal to your (home) exterior. Even though being active outdoors has benefits — think gardening and exercising; it’s also lovely having somewhere to relax which encourages you to stay out in fresh air for long hours.

You may not know this but investing in good patio furniture can last up to 15+ years — by Today’s Patio.

In this article, we’ll look into the 10 best outdoor furniture designs you can add to your patio. Please note that there are more than 10, but just for the sake of this article, we’ll limit it to that amount.

1. Poliform’s Ketch Sofa Collection

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Jean-Marie Massaud drew lots of inspiration from the nautical world for the Ketch collection. It’s shaped like a sail stretched between the two masts of a boat; the flexible backrest of the sofas and armchair is supported by a single and solid structure in solid iroko — which is a very resistant wood, that’s treated with hydro-oils that preserve its beauty over time.

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Courtesy of Poliform

The collection was recently launched, so there’s no price point at the moment. But here’s a link to go through the collection and other collections by Poliform

2. Landmark Collection by Molteni & C

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All of Molteni & C's outdoor furniture collection celebrates life in the fresh air by creating a union between architecture and nature that exudes comfort and elegance.

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The Landmark collection’s sofa pays tribute to the unprecedented design of Palinfrasca by renowned designer Luca Meda. What makes this outdoor furniture collection stand out is its curved, enveloping lines of the solid teak frame in a woven pattern.

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3. Calipso by Ilaria Marelli

The Calipso outdoor seating collection is minimal and elegant and is the result of compositional and stylistic research that seeks not just a new modularity and furniture expressiveness, but also a new dimension of well-being that’s capable of creating a made-to-measure refined strategy.

It comes in 3 modules — 120 x 120cm, 240 x 120cm and 180 x 120cm — each module consists of a base made with natural teak slats, in varying sizes.

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4. Dune Outdoor Collection by Createandbarrel

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This outdoor seating collection has cushioned seats that are set low in lustrous stainless-steel frames for a look that’s simultaneously modern and relaxed.

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5. Mangas Outdoor by Patricia Urquiola for Gan

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The Mangas Outdoor collection includes a series of large-scale rugs and covers for modular seats and pouffes, all of which were designed for outdoor use.

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Patricia took cues from the knitted woolly jumpers’ appearance when creating the textured pieces, and each design is handwoven by local artisans in India and made by hand with 100% recycled PET.

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6. The Factory Outdoor Furniture by Ramón Esteve for Vondom

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Ramón Esteve took cues from the cast iron architecture found in New York City to create The Factory outdoor furniture brand.

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The furniture collection is characterised by the aluminium profile and deploye mash and consists of a range of outdoor seating and tables, which includes coffee tables, high tables, side tables, modular sofas, armchairs and lounge chairs.

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The Factory Outdoor Furniture collection was presented in Salone del Mobile in 2022.

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7. BELLMONDE Collection by DEDON

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Danish designer Henrik Pedersen designed an armchair and lounge chair that’s intended to cultivate a chill-out atmosphere and bring people together.

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8. Saltholm Sofa by Studio Norrlandet for Skargaarden

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The Swedish furniture company Skargaarden collaborated with Studio Norralandet to create a versatile sofa that can be placed both indoors and outdoors.

The sofa is made from teakwood, has a sturdy frame and contains invitingly soft cushions that are suitable for both relaxation and social gatherings.

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The sofa is part of a wider furniture collection that includes a lounge chair, ottoman and lounge table.

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9. Ombrina

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Designed by Antonino Sciortino, the Ombrina is an outdoor gazebo, deliberately essential and slender. It can be easily moved, thanks to practical wheels, and its optional curtains — which come in grey melange or white colours help create an intimate and private setting.

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Courtesy of Vision Roda

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10. Extrados Collection

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Courtesy of EGO Paris
Courtesy of EGO Paris

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