10 Modern Outdoor Furniture Pieces That’ll Bring Some Zen to Your Outdoor Space

published May 30, 2023
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With June almost here, chances are you are in the middle of preparing your outdoor space for the summer ahead — and boy is there a lot that goes into it. While things like lighting and bug repellent are musts, the most crucial part of any outfitting your outdoor oasis? The furniture, of course! Now, with so much outdoor furniture available out there, it can be overwhelming trying to narrow down the right pieces for you. However, if your style leans a little more modern, you’re in luck! From West Elm and Outer to Amazon and AllModern, modern outdoor furniture is having a moment and these stores (and more) are making it easier than ever to find the pieces of your dreams. Below, we rounded up 10 of our favorite modern outdoor furniture that’ll help turn your outdoor area into a summer sanctuary.

Do you have a piece of modern outdoor furniture you love? We want to hear all about it. Let us know about your favorite finds in the comments below!

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was $212.99

It's hard to go wrong with rattan. This modern three-piece set is perfect for anyone in the market for a small-space-friendly chat set that packs in a lot of style. Available in either black or green, it comes with two Acapulco chairs and a glass-topped table that makes this set feel pricier than it is.

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was $144.99

How chic is this rocking chair? Featuring a solid acacia wood construction, this modern beauty comes with a weather-resistant cushion (available in three colors) making it the coziest place to park yourself for a quiet moment at the end of the day.

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Whether it's as a side table, an additional seat, or a plant stand, the Hendry is an outdoor piece you're going to nab asap. Its durable resin construction makes it great for both outdoor and indoor use while its three stylish colorways make sure it works with any color scheme you may have going on.

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West Elm

West Elm is one of our go-to places for sofas, so it only makes sense they'd make killer outdoor sofas, too. The Porto is a deep, gorgeous pick that features a rounded frame with unique back cording and comes with weather-resistant cushions that are cozy to boot.

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One look at this outdoor set from Grand Patio and you'll be in love. It's made from durable steel, coated to resist moisture, UV-rays, and rust that is then topped with thick, tufted cushions that are as great to sit on as they are to look at. Best of all, you'll also get a matching round coffee table so your space will be ready to go once everything is assembled.

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The wicker fans are going to love this one. Crafted from durable resin wicker atop a powder-coated aluminum frame, the Onya Lounge Chair is the ultimate outdoor chair, complete with a cozy cushion you'll be perched on all day long.

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was $670.00

For a pick with some modern structural flair, say hello to the Farrah Dining Set from AllModern. Built for two, this bold resin set's looping chairs are sure to a make a lasting impression on you and your guests.

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was $3660.00

For a sofa with a bit more room, we love the Smith Metal Outdoor Sofa. Available in a choice of nine different cushion colors and two frame colors, finding the right one for your space couldn't be easier. Top that off with its sturdy metal frame complete with clean, modern lines and you have a recipe for success.

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was $1475.00

Outer's sleek aluminum outdoor furniture collection sold out in a record 48 hours when it first launches (!!) so you know it's good. One of our favorite pieces? This lounge-worthy armchair! The framing (available in white or black) is made from 100 percent recyclable powder-coated aluminum that is temperature-controlled to deflect sunlight and stay cool under even the hottest conditions.

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Create the premier lounge set up with this jaw-dropping chaise lounge set. The star of the show is the long built-in side table, so you can lounge with your book, beverage, sunblock, phone, lunch, and more. Made with a mix of aluminum, mesh, and eucalyptus accents, we predict these recliners are going to get a lot of sue this summer.