Outdoor décor has become a major highlight of modern homes and the outdoor spaces are now spruced with eclectic outdoor furniture pieces that offer unbeatable comfort in many homes and commercial settings. With the ever-evolving design trends in outdoor furniture, some specific furniture types have become increasingly popular among outdoor furniture lovers.
The popularity of these pieces is not exactly guided by how expensive or inexpensive they are but by their ability to combine comfort with functionality, versatility, and style in any outdoor space. If you would love to know and own any of the trendy and popular outdoor furniture in your home, this guide furnishes you with all the details.
The Most Popular Outdoor Furniture: Types and Features
Trendy outdoor furniture types come in impressive shapes and designs that make them special to so many people. Let’s explore what stands them out from the lot, making them the most popular furniture pieces among outdoor furniture lovers.
These are a set of trendy outdoor furniture that adds class and style to your patio. They come in various styles and designs and serve as impressive pieces of furniture designed solely for relaxation. Often paired with an ottoman, they come in various categories that are a must-have in your outdoor space.
Specifically, lounge chairs are built in a permanently reclined position that may or may not be adjustable, like a recliner. They are perfect for comfortable seating during your leisure time while you enjoy the ambiance of your neighborhood or the comfort of your outdoor space.
The name lounge chair has come to accommodate different furniture types designed for relaxation purposes. Some lounge chairs have armless designs that support you to remain in a semi-lying position, while your back and legs are supported for comfort. Ideally, this type of lounge chair is designed to be used by only one person.
Another category is the lounge chaise which accommodates more than one person in a sitting position and allows you to stretch out while leaning your back against the side or backrest. Some designs feature both side and backrest in a single piece, meaning you can have ample comfort while seating or reclining.
Armchairs with tall backs and armrests are another category designed for your outdoor comfort. Many often feature padded arms and backrests for full bodily comfort. Some modern designs are versatile and allow you to switch between resting your foot on the floor and supporting your legs with leg rest.
Lounge chairs for poolside use often come in various designs and material combinations, ranging from fabric to wood and rattan. With lounge chairs, you have a place to relax and lounge outdoors. They are popular in many outdoor settings as they are the perfect spot to spend time with friends and loved ones.
Here are some versatile pieces of furniture with lounge chaises from our collection:
- Aurora 6 Piece Patio Sectional Sofa with Two Chaise
- Aurora 7 Piece U-Shaped Outdoor Modular Sectional with Chaise
The Adirondack chairs have remained increasingly popular over the years, coming onto the outdoor scene as far back as the 1900s. Designed for seating comfort in the rugged terrain of New York’s Adirondack Mountain, it has gone on to become highly sought after in modern homes all over the world as an ideal piece of furniture for comfort to date. Originally designed as a wooden piece of furniture with a slated back, wide armrests, and a wide seating surface sloping backward, more modern designs have come up using other materials such as teak, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) lumber, and aluminum.
These chairs offer premium versatility as they can be used as reclining chairs, poolside furniture, porch furniture, or the perfect bistro pair. The outer edge of the sloping seat often features a curvy end, that provides support to the knees. Also, the slanting backrest and armrests respectively provide ergonomic support to the back and allow you enough room to place an item such as a cup or support your hand freely.
The Adirondack chair has a sturdy and durable build making it sit strong on any patio, thus making it an important and popular piece that has graced patios all over the world over the years. Forward-thinking designers have produced various furniture pieces inspired by the Adirondack chair design.
The Delf 3-piece aluminum outdoor armchair set is one of such trendy designs that you’ll be happy to own.
Outdoor dining adds color and spice to summer days. The furniture pieces make bonding and fun time with loved ones possible. Outdoor entertainment and fun time with loved ones aren’t complete without an outdoor dining set. Depending on how many people will be using the dining set, you can have a set of two to eight chairs or more. Dining sets are popular because of the versatility they bring to outdoor mealtimes.
Chit-chatting, wining, and dining over a dining table with a fire pit adds a unique experience to your outdoor living. Outdoor dining sets are versatile pieces that come in handy all season, allowing you to spontaneously create memorable moments with your loved ones. Great if you have an outdoor kitchen where you can make food while chatting with family; the dining table is where everything goes down.
Whether it’s a bistro set dining table, a large fire pit table set, or a dining table with a bench set, these pieces are popular in the patios of many homes. If you’re looking for a way to scale your outdoor experience, introduce a dining set that suits your needs into your space and beautifies your patio into the perfect outdoor getaway you always dreamed of.
Here are some impressive outdoor dining sets that you can introduce to your space:
Sofa set and tables:
Sitting comfort is of the essence when spending time outdoors; outdoor sofa sets add class and style to your patio. These sofa sets come in a variety of configurations that can work for any size of outdoor space. If you need something small enough for two, a loveseat is designed to seat elegantly on your patio. With ample space, you can work with a sofa set that can comfortably seat three or more people.
Popular sofa sets include modular sofas, single sofas, and sectional sofa sets. You may choose to pair the set with fire tables, coffee tables, or side stools where you can place items, drinks, or food. Your sofa set provides a comfortable place for solo relaxation, a fun time with friends and family, and a haven for nature appreciation. Various designs ranging from U-shaped to L-shaped or even circular designs are available, and it’s easy to find the shape that best suits the design of your patio and your style.
It's important to understand that outdoor sofas are different from indoor sofa sets, even though they may look alike in design. However, outdoor sofa sets are designed with materials that make them highly weather-resistant and suitable for outdoor use. You’ll find various designs in wicker or rattan, water-resistant cushions, teak wood designs, aluminum, or galvanized steel. You can go for any of these, depending on the theme you’re working with for your outdoor décor.
Here are some classic outdoor sofa sets from our collections.
- Aurora 7-piece U-Shaped Modular Wicker Sectional Set
- Sokach 6-Piece L-Shaped Outdoor Sofa and Chair Set
- Palmyra 4-Piece Wicker Conversation Sofa Set with Square Fire Pit
- Aurora Outdoor Patio Loveseat
Outdoor furniture accessories:
Aside from functional furniture pieces, outdoor accessories are also popular pieces used to beautify and add ambiance to your space. Without them, your outdoor seating may seem offbeat and uninviting. Like your indoor space, your outdoor space needs accessories to pull off the alluring look that you want.
When thinking of accessories, consider potted plants, flower vases, area rugs, outdoor companies, fire pits, wall planters, and accent pieces. They help to hold up your outdoor décor theme and add balance and contrast to your space.
Here are some trendy accessory options from our collections;
- Mason Growth Ring Side Table
- Verdure Decorative Wall-Mounted Candle Holder
- Lumos Hand Shape Side Table
- Wesley Rustic Metal Vase
- Verdure 4-Tiered Decorative Ladder
Ready to own one of these popular outdoor furniture types for your patio? All you have to do is browse through our collections to check out all the trendy furniture pieces and accessories to help transform your patio into the dream space you want it to be. Before making a choice, ensure to determine the size of your space and the theme you’re looking to achieve with your furniture pieces. Feel free to shop from our collections for the best outdoor pieces of furniture that are durable and suitable for all-season use.