Those of us who are lucky enough to have terraces know just how wonderful it can be to kick back, relax, and enjoy nature on the outdoor extension of our homes. But this great outdoor experience can only be achieved and fully appreciated with the right seating. Uncomfortable or furniture clashing in style can break the entire ambience.
So let this list of 11 awesome examples of outdoor terrace seating inspire you and help you create the atmosphere of your dreams for that perfect outdoor experience!
These blue and white striped deckchairs express relaxation at its finest. They remind us of soaking up the sun by the pool or beachside no matter where we place them, meaning they'll look great on that balcony, too.
Nothing says tropical and carefree like these bamboo chairs. We just love how the deep brown of the the bamboo complements the lighter wooden tones and accentuates the white cushions with purple accents.
Like this style? Then check out these incredibly chic ways to use bamboo in your home!
Check out this terrace that not only offers stately chair and sofa combo seating, but also an attractive awning to protect from sudden rain showers.
Why just sit when you can recline? Enjoy the outdoors in style and luxury by adding a versatile sofa bed. Kicking back and enjoying the view of the sky is no problem with this multifunctional sofa bed, and if you need extra space, all you have to do is move the accompanying ottoman over to the other side of the coffee table and voila! You have additional seating for your guests and a brand new look to your terrace.
Looking for something out of the ordinary? Try a bean bag chair! Bean bag chairs like this one are all the rage for the younger crowd, but even us seasoned homeowners can appreciate its style and function. Light-weight, manipulatable, and totally comfortable, bean bag chairs are perfect when you want easy and care-free furnishings.
For the perfect place to take a midday nap in the garden, try a day bed. They come in a wide variety of different shapes and colours, meaning one can fit in any exterior design scheme. Just imagine a quiet Sunday afternoon on your day bed with your favourite book and a nice cup of tea. Sounds pretty good to us!
For a more diverse terrace style, use a selection of different styles and blend them together for your own unique look. This couch that hugs the curves of the wall has the perfect view of the surrounding beach, and the small centre table and a few stools add extra seating, as well as a mix in style. These designers did a wonderful job selecting stools, as this does not disrupt the view of the water from the couch.
We wouldn't dream of creating an Ideabook about great outdoor seating without including a segment on hammocks. Hammocks are loved by people of all ages, and it's no wonder why. It's a timeless piece that creates the ultimate laid-back vibe, allowing you to swinging the day away in the breeze.
If you love hammocks as much as we do, be sure to check out Trinity Hammocks for a great selection of funky, functional, and flexible hammocks.
For a classic terrace atmosphere, you can't go wrong with rattan. This rattan furniture set blends in perfectly with the grey tile and its surroundings, creating a seamless transition between you and nature.
Keeping with the rattan theme, here is another innovative piece of outdoor furniture. Why settle for a solitary day bed when you can have a mobile lounge? Keep it by the pool to soak the beating sun, or wheel it over closer to the home for a little extra shade. Wherever the destination, those wheels sure do make it handy to rearrange your terrace setup.
As always, we like to show you innovative design ideas, and nothing is more innovative than the retro style. These rugged retro low-seaters are weather-proofed and durable, making them a great outdoor seating option. Mix and match different colours for an even more industrial look.
If you liked this Ideabook, then you might want to check out how to create a comfortable lounge area indoors.