Ideas & Inspiration

Get in the Moment With Modern Style for Your Outdoor Space

Modern Comfort
Modern Comfort

Clean lines doesn’t necessarily mean lack of comfort. Try the Hampton Bay West Park patio conversation set. Its decorative, yet sturdy, aluminum, weather-resistant framing creates a beautiful and appealing framework for the ultra-plush cushions with UV-resistant fabric. For extra comfort, the back cushions come stuffed with super-soft, down-like filling that lets you ease into the seat.


Use accessories such as outdoor pillows and throws in muted grays and blues for added comfort. An outdoor rug is just as important as the plush pillows. Easy-to-clean and quick to wash away spills, outdoor rugs with patterns strike a balance while also bringing definition to your outdoor space.


Don’t forget to add plants such as succulents and fiddle leaf figs in tall planters.

Cast a Glow
Cast a Glow

Light up the night while dining alfresco underneath a pergola, which creates instant ambiance.


Set the mood with string lights over your dining table and flickering candles in outdoor lanterns. For the perfect al fresco patio dining sets, choose from mix and match selections to get the right look for your space. Pictured above is the Hampton Bay Mix and Match 42-inch black square dining table with slat top and black slat chairs.

Snuggle Around a Fire Feature
Snuggle Around a Fire Feature

Feel the warmth of the fire pit on cool nights, especially the low-maintenance fire feature powered by propane or natural gas. Once the fire features get hooked up, you can start entertaining in an instant, even if you’re relaxing solo under the stars. See other styles of fire pits to determine what works with your outdoor space.

Fill Small Nooks
Fill Small Nooks

Use garden benches in small spaces in your garden and they become extra seating when friends, family or neighbors stop in. The metal garden bench above uses extra plush pillows and a decorative throw for added comfort when drinking your morning coffee or when you want to sit down and read a magazine or book.

Instant Color in a Container
Instant Color in a Container

These bullet planters by Southern Patio look sleek and modern. Add thrillers, fillers and spillers, and you’ve got instant color, too. Learn more about creating low-maintenance containers.