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Elevate your outdoors with our comprehensive round-up of the stylish furniture you need

Gone are the days of broken patio chairs and wonky umbrellas. In the modern home, a well-appointed outdoor area has become just as important as its interior counterparts, and these are the new pieces proving why. 

Outdoor Dining Chairs
Considering there’s nothing like a creaky or crooked dining chair to spoil a delicious meal, we have rounded up the best, from practical to polished. 

The outdoor dining area features the Dine Out dining chairs and table by B&B Italia from Matisse
Left to right: Minotti Fynn dining chair from ECC; MDF Italia Flow Filo chair from Matisse; Serax August chair from Simon James.
Left to right: Kettal Cala dining chair from Studio Italia; Jackson Side dining chair from Devon; Cassina LC7 Outdoor chair from Matisse

Outdoor Dining Tables
A dining table is the centrepiece of any outdoor area. A monument to social interaction and family life, it is the piece around which everyone will inevitably gather, so whichever style you choose, it best be worthy of the attention. 

The outdoor dining area features the Fynn outdoor chair and table by Minotti from ECC
Cassina Dine Out rectangular table from Matisse; Kristalia Boiacca table from Matisse; Exteta Michelangelo table from Designers Collection

Outdoor Sofas
For lounging in the sun or entertaining at night, an outdoor sofa that pairs luxury with comfort is a crucial component of any alfresco living space. 

The November sofa from Simon James. November is a modular, outdoor sofa system designed especially to withstand the extremes of the New Zealand climate. November’s stainless steel frame supports a fabric-slung back and arm, finding a delicate balance between structure and comfort; while cleverly integrating optional side table and bolster cushions. Available as a single chair, 2 and 3 seater, November is made in New Zealand and available in a range of outdoor materials.
Top to bottom: B&B Italia Hybrid sofa from Matisse; Living Divani Extrasoft sofa from Studio Italia; Bullfrog Akito sofa from Sarsfield Brooke

Outdoor Occasional Chairs
Is there anything better than curling up in a comfortable chair and basking in a warm, summer’s day? Meet the coolest occasional chairs in which to kick back, relax and take stock. 

The Slipway house by Arent & Pyke features the Spool armchair by Roda from ECC

Left to right: Milford Lounge single seat armed from Devon; Flexform Thomas armchair from Studio Italia; Living Divani Agra armchair from Studio Italia; Dedon Mbrace lounge chair from Dawson & Co

Outdoor Occasional Tables
Sculptural, circular and as practically-minded as they are appealing to look at, meet the coffee tables causing us to take our morning tea outside. 

The outdoor area features the Mesh coffee table and sofa by Ketall from Studio Italia

Poolside Pieces
Emerge from the sparkling waters of a refreshing dip, and collapse onto an elegantly-appointed chaise longue or recliner.

The pool area features the Johann seat cushion by Bullfrog from Sarsfield Brooke
Clockwise from left: Kettal fire pit from Studio Italia; Dedon Dala lounge chair from Dawson & Co; Warli Twilight outdoor lamp from ECC; Roda Mistral lounger from ECC;


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