FROM LOUNGING TO ENTERTAINING, THESE PICKS AND INSPIRING DESIGN IDEAS—WILL HAVE YOU WONDERING WHY YOU’D EVER HEAD INSIDE AT ALL.
The team at Georgia Zikas Design created a dining space and lounging areas with teak furniture for a natural feel and for the beautiful “silvering” teak does with age in New England.
The Martha Stewart Collection
Berry Acrylic Tom Collins glasses with coordinating stirrers (set of 4, created for Macy’s), $56
FUNBOY for Frontgate
Inflatable chaise lounger, $129
Faced with a challenging site shape, Bromley Landscape Design built a potager garden with curved and raised beds that radiate out from the center, much like how a formal French garden might be laid out. The pathways are dressed in native gravel and the garden’s perimeter is enveloped by espalier apple trees.
Harmony outdoor patio armchair, $593
Selemat San Blas hanging bench in natural, $839,
Cocobolo Interiors, Armonk, NY
Milla large hurricane in gold, $275
Surfboard wall hanger by Joanne Gray, poured resin acrylic ocean art, $1,299 each, Rowayton, CT
Well Appointed House
Dipped scalloped round wicker drink table in natural and antique white $1,556,
Built by Fairfield House & Garden Company, the open design of this Bali-inspired pool house makes you feel like you are outdoors, while providing all the comforts of inside. Weatherproof materials also create a natural look that visually connects the space to the pool terrace.
Cage LED floor lamp, three sizes, starting at $398
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
Reflect embroidered Sunbrella pillow in denim (includes polyester insert), $194
Smokeless X-Series firepit,
19-, 24- or 30-inch, starting at $349,
Colleen Rothschild Beauty
Black tourmaline face primer, $44
Heatsail disc infrared cantilever heater, designed by Dutch designer Piet Boon, $7,330
This outdoor pavillion, designed and built by Lecher Development with interiors by Sage and Ginger, has a generous seating area, built-in barbeque and mini fridge, vaulted ceiling, and recessed heaters and lights for use in all seasons.