Thinking of investing in new garden furniture to update your outdoor space? It’s never too early to think about outdoor furniture, planning ahead ensures you’re ready when the sunshine arrives to get straight out there and enjoy!
For something a bit quirky the swing seat is the new garden hero, a great way to add a little luxury for lazy afternoons in the garden. Choose from either a stylish design in woven rattan teamed with a comfy cushion, or a soft hammock style. If you love entertaining, or simply enjoy family meals outside during the summer months, then a good outdoor dining set is essential. Consider a rattan dining table and matching chairs set, or cube table with four footstools that fit neatly together when not in use and are great for smaller spaces. When it comes to seating, adorn a small courtyard garden with a pretty metal bench, or relax in comfort on an outdoor sofa. Take a look at our edit of the best new garden furniture designs to inspire you for this summer.
Hanging chairs are the ultimate cool luxury for afternoons in the garden. This design is surprisingly compact considering the frame, so it won't take up excess space. While away afternoons in the garden with this fabulous Nest chair, complete with plump cushions. Crafted from woven rattan, the seat is designed to hang from its powder-coated steel frame, creating the perfect chair to help you take the weight off you feet, whatever the size of garden or patio. H200 W100 D100cm.
This garden table and 2 chair set is made with recycled wood, giving it the perfect salvaged distressed look of an aged country classic. The nature of the wood means that this set needs to be kept under cover should it shower. It's a versatile set that would be perfect for the garden, a balcony or tucked into a kitchen corner.
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This compact design is a clever space-saving solution. The stools are perfect for informal dining or alternatively great as footstools with existing garden chairs you may have. When not in use this set tucks away neatly, ideal for small gardens. The Palma Cube set includes a table and four stools that fit neatly under the table, which is ideal for a compact space. Made from a high quality hand-woven wicker, strength and sustainability is ensured. Suitable for leaving outdoors all year round. Footstool H39.5 W38 D38cm, overall size H68 W79.5 D79.5cm.
Don’t forget the little ones! Give children their own seating with this adorable picnic set. This children's picnic table with coloured seats is perfect for outdoor eating or tea parties. Suitable for ages 18 months and over. H50 W120 D120cm.
Following the popularity of this design in Chalk White and Graphite Blue - this years hot colour is Charcoal Grey. A great colour choice to compliment the trend for garden fence stains and furniture paints; the darker the colour the more it can enhance garden greenery. This generous bench set means there is more than enough room for all to squeeze on. Made with sturdy recycled polywood, it's a green investment piece that'll last many summers and garden parties to come. Table H76cm W84cm L150cm, Bench H45cm W41 L136cm.
They had us at the word snuggle! this rattan effect design is the perfect lazy day addition to the garden, large enough for 2 people it's a great way to lay back and relax. The set has been constructed with a charcoal powered coated steel frame, complete with plentiful cream cushions to make it as stylish as it is
We are of the belief that the garden should be an extension of the home; this set looks like it could be perfectly at home in the living room, therefore the ideal set the achieve that very feeling. This stylish set comprises of a coffee table, sofa & two chairs.
If you love family gatherings and having friends over for dinner in the summer, opt for this smart rattan set with six chairs. Crafted from solid teak, this rectangular Samara six-seater dining set is perfect for entertaining. Family and friends can kick back and relax in the hand-woven rattan chairs, which are practical as well as stylish. Table H74 W150 D90. Chairs H86 W61 D62cm. Parasol H245 x 270cm diameter.
This smart outdoor sofa has a woven frame and is similar in design to classic American porch furniture, but will look great on a spacious garden terrace. This small outdoor sofa is inspired by typical American porch furniture with traditional curved arms and a high back. The woven frame and deep cushions of the New Hampshire two-seater sofa make this a great choice for your garden.
Relax in style in your home or garden with this grey polka dot hammock chair. Made from durable cotton with a wooden bar along the top to keep the chair in shape, making it simple to get in and out of. Suitable for indoor & outdoor use. H96 W50cm.