Outdoor restaurants are not only a great place to refresh with a cool drink, but they also provide a relaxing new retreat for taking in the sights and sounds of the warm summer season. This year, many restaurant patios are looking a little different thanks to transformations that encourage the patrons to stay (and sip) a little longer. Here are some of the leading trends in outdoor furniture.
OUTDOOR FURNITURE TREND #1: WOVEN TEXTURE
More than ever, we’re seeing patio designs moving to crochet styles to add texture and interest to outdoor areas. Once a mainstay of the 70s, rattan and wicker outdoor furniture have been reimagined, substituting natural materials for hardy, synthetic ones. Braided polyester and woven synthetic fibers give outdoor furniture a softer texture than their groovier counterparts and provide a new medium to explore interesting shapes.
Outdoor Furniture Trend #2: Mesh
Combining a sense of nostalgia with a modern appeal, mesh patterns also serve as a lightweight and durable option. You can find the mesh trend in our newest outdoor collection, Opla. Opla features a modern grid-like steel mesh design and can be powdercoated in any of our standard or custom RAL colors.
OUTDOOR FURNITURE TREND #3: WHITE
There’s nothing more captivating or eye-catching than the clean and bold look of bright white. It works for both traditional and contemporary patio designs. To add flavor, pops of color or intense greenery punch to up the design.
Whatever the trend that surrounds us, we’re ready to put our feet up, pour it down, and enjoy all the beautiful simplicity the patio season brings.