Best Outdoor Furniture Stores: High, Low & In Between

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Paging through our archives, we realized we'd never done a comprehensive "best of" list for outdoor furniture stores. With heat waves happening across the country, it's now or never, so we scoured our listings for favorite stores and sources, organized into three categories: high-end ($$$), mid-range ($$), and budget ($).

Best High-End Outdoor Furniture Stores

5093f4fcdbd0cb03540004f3. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Curran
Based out of Seattle, this online/catalog retailer has a gorgeous selection of high-end furniture for the yard or patio. They work with contemporary designers to create unique, sculptural statement pieces.
• Shown: Kolorado Collection, $1,350 - $3,950

5093f4fcd9127e2f100004a4. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop B and B Italia
A leg of this Italian company is devoted entirely to outdoor furnishings. They carry designs by Patricia Urquiola, Naoto Fukasawa, and Richard Schulz, who designed the iconic 1966 Swell Collection.
• Shown: Swell Seating Collection by Richard Schultz, price on request

5093f4fddbd0cb0358000576. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Janus et Cie
This company specializes in to-the-trade pieces that are perfect for poolside. They sell to both contract and residential markets, and their furniture can be found in many high-end spas and hotels.
• Shown: Gigi Chair, price on request

5093f4fdd9127e2f210004aa. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Dedon Outdoor Furniture
Based out of Germany, Dedon is a big name in the outdoor furniture business, and they're expanding — they just opened a New York flagship store in SoHo last year.
• Shown: Orbit Chair, price on request

5093f4fedbd0cb033a000525. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Knoll
A go-to source for mid-century classics and office furniture, Knoll also stocks some amazing outdoor sets. While prices are high, these are modern classics — shop here for simple metal basics that will last forever.
• Shown: Toledo Chair by Jorge Pensi, starting at $1,074

5093f4ffd9127e2f0a000467. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop FermobUSA
This French company makes bistro sets in every color of the rainbow, as well as contemporary variations on European outdoor classics. While prices on designer collections are high, they also make more affordable basic bistro sets.
• Shown: 7101 Flower Chair, $410

5093f4ffdbd0cb032f00058a. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Coalesse
Owned by Steelcase, they produce office and outdoor furniture with designers like Arik Levy and Patricia Urquiola. Previously a primarily-contract company, they opened an online retail store earlier this year.
• Shown: Emu Pattern Chair by Arik Levy, $930

5093f500d9127e2f100004a5. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop McGuire Furniture
Owned by the Kohler/Baker company, McGuire is an outdoor brand with a classic aesthetic. Their use of natural materials with high-end craftsmanship goes back to their founding in the 1950s.
• Shown: Laura Kirar Barrel Lounge Chair, $930

Best Mid-Range Outdoor Furniture Stores

5093f501dbd0cb0349000538. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Teak, Wicker and More
This online store is part of the CSN chain, and they have a huge selection of outdoor furniture. Not all of it is cheap, but you can find good deals if you look around.
• Shown: Eucalyptus 5-piece folding patio set, $450

5093f501d9127e2f100004a6. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop American Country Home Store
Don't let the name fool you — they sell a lot of pieces that aren't at all country, including French Fermob bistro sets. Prices are within reason, and they've got a huge range of colors.
• Shown: Folding High Bistro Table, $315

5093f502dbd0cb03540004f4. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Design Within Reach
They straddle the mid-to-high categories, and they carry several exclusive colors and collections. For instance, their version of the popular Tolix Marais chair comes in exclusive DWR colors.
• Shown: Tolix Marais A Chair, $250

5093f502d9127e2f100004a7. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Cafe Society
Based out of California, co-founders Joan and Steve carry Fermob bistro sets as well as other vendors who fall within the "European cafe lifestyle" aesthetic.
• Shown: Bistro Duraflon Chair, $99

5093f507dbd0cb034900053b. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Room & Board
Best out of Minneapolis, they specialize mainly in American furniture that's modern, moderately priced, and well made. Their outdoor collection includes several "modern classics."
• Shown: Emeco Navy 111 Side Chair in Red, $245

5093f507d9127e2f100004ab. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Seasonal Living
Although they're mainly a wholesale and to-the-trade company, their website includes a "closeout" section that's open to retail shoppers, where you can find good deals on outdoor furniture.
• Shown: Cylinder 'Ringed' Table, on sale for $125 (reg. $445)

5093f508dbd0cb03540004f6. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop Industry West
Based out of Beaufort, South Carolina, their catalog is composed of "inspired recreations of 19th and 20th century designs," (aka knockoffs) that are made from reclaimed wood and metal.
• Shown: Marais A side chair, $145

Best Budget Outdoor Furniture Stores

5093f503dbd0cb03540004f5. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop West Elm
A chain store with nice modern basics, West Elm brings in a ton of outdoor furniture in the spring and summer months. It also goes on sale frequently, so you can find good deals throughout the summer.
• Shown: Martini Side Table, $129

5093f504d9127e2f100004a8. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop TINI Store
Antique stores are always a good place to look for patio and deck furniture. Los Angeles-based TINI has a large rotating inventory of reasonably priced modern designs, and you can buy online.
• Shown: Turquoise Outdoor Chair, $90

5093f504dbd0cb0349000539. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop CB2
They have stores across the country and they post all their inventory online. They carry a few consistent collections while updating their outdoor catalog with new trends each year.
• Shown: Rex Gray Armchair, on sale for $50 (reg. $70)

5093f505d9127e2f100004a9. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop IKEA
It's rare that IKEA doesn't make one of our budget resource lists, simply because they're so big, so affordable, and their stuff tends to be mimic higher end modern collections.
• Shown: Ammero Chaise Lounge, $99

5093f505dbd0cb034900053a. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop World Market
Every summer, they have a ton of discounted wood and metal patio furniture, and they always bring back their popular line of inexpensive Adirondack chairs.
• Shown: Red Adirondack Collection, on sale for $30 - $80

5093f506d9127e2f100004aa. w.94 h.71 s.centercrop The Rocking Chair Company
If you're looking for traditional outdoor furniture, the Rocking Chair Company has a wide range of classic, Adirondack, rustic, and wicker styles, as well as outdoor cushions.
• Shown: Outdoor Cushion in Soho Robin $30

Photo: Fermob Flower Chair