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The most effective architectural design creates a seamless harmony between indoor and outdoor spaces. Screened in porches, covered decks, pergolas and other transitional areas blur the lines between what is considered inside and out. Consequently, interior designers now take a more holistic approach when planning for upscale clientele who want to incorporate both.
High end indoor furniture manufacturers typically do not have outdoor lines, so it’s often difficult to find equivalent quality in garden or poolside furnishings. We’ve compiled a list of fifteen of the best luxury outdoor furniture brands on the market for discerning clients unwilling to sacrifice style for durability.
These companies combine artistic design with premium materials and best-in-class production techniques to create luxurious lounge and dining sets. They demonstrate a commitment to excellent service, attention to detail and a focus on environmental responsibility. They may be more expensive, but these brands are worth it.
Brown Jordan is consistently recognized as one of the premier manufacturers of outdoor furnishings. Their iconic award-winning designs infuse innovative modern ideas with premium materials and traditional production techniques to create high end patio furniture. Each hand-made cast aluminum table and chair undergoes a rigorous finishing process to ensure that they not only look beautiful, but can withstand the elements for years to come. Brown Jordan has a wide variety of styles and product categories from which you can furnish your deck, poolside or garden.
Designing and building the finest luxury outdoor furniture is what Gloster is all about. They specialize in the production of premium teak furnishings, but also have collections that are made from rattan, wicker and powder coated aluminum. Their teak is harvested from carefully managed plantations to ensure high quality and environmental responsibility. Each sofa, chaise lounge and coffee table is shaped and finished by dedicated craftsmen who take great pride in their work, so you can enjoy years of relaxation in the sun.
If you’re looking for luxury indoor-outdoor furniture that is durable, Sifas is the brand for you. Their collections are among the most expensive on the market, but they use the finest materials and modern manufacturing processes, and back them with an unprecedented 10 year warranty. Each piece of high end patio furniture is crafted from lacquered aluminum, marine grade stainless steel, tempered glass and PVC coated polyester to ensure that it looks great with very little maintenance. Upholstered sofas and lounge chairs are covered in colorfast Sunbrella® fabric. But, Sifas is not only long-lasting, it’s stylish too. Agatha Ruiz De La Prada lended her unique colorful style to a special line of chairs and tables, and the Ec-Inoks collection has won international awards for its contemporary eco-friendly design.
Renowned worldwide as the oldest manufacturer of luxury outdoor leisure furniture, Barlow Tyrie has been designing and producing high quality teak furnishings for nearly one hundred years. This British company harvests its plantation teak from environmentally responsible hardwood forests, but their stylish patio furnishings also incorporate steel, aluminum and synthetic fibers. Teak is strong, durable and weather-resistant for years, so Barlow Tyrie’s designers and craftsmen are committed to creating timeless classic benches, dining tables and seating that will never go out of style. Their signature garden collections have won multiple international design awards over the years.
Dedon revolutionized the market for high end woven outdoor furniture by being the first manufacturer to utilize durable, weather-resistant, synthetic fiber in their designs. Master craftsmen combine this environmentally-friendly fiber with the finest teak, aluminum, glass and ceramics to create some of the most unique contemporary designs in the patio furniture industry. They use Ferrari Batyline® fabric upholstery to ensure that cushions and pillows meet their high quality standards. Their diverse collections can be found poolside at the most luxurious resorts, spas and hotels around the world, so you can be confident they’ll meet or exceed your expectations.
For those of you searching for modern luxury outdoor furniture that is both stunning and environmentally sustainable, Mamagreen is the perfect choice. This innovative company takes a holistic approach to designing its patio and deck lines. Eco-friendly materials, including reclaimed teak, and contemporary manufacturing processes are used to create hundreds of beautiful lounge chairs, sectional sofas and tables that last for years. Their award-winning premium collections range from traditional solid wood designs to sleek metallic modern styles with vibrant batyline colored upholstery and accents. These high end furnishings are durable enough for both residential and hospitality use.
Innovative, fun, colorful and eco-friendly – that’s how to describe the high end garden furniture manufacturer Fermob. This French brand stays fresh by collaborating with seasoned and up-and-coming designers, who provide the inspiration for Fermob’s distinctive aluminum and steel outdoor collections. Though the styles vary from provincial to sophisticated, clean lines and vibrant colors with a hint of whimsy are characteristics that imbue virtually every arm chair, dining table and bench. The company is also ISO 14001 certified, which recognizes corporate commitment to environmental responsibility.
Tuuci is the premier manufacturer of luxury outdoor umbrellas, parasols and shades in the world. Its eco-friendly modern designs are innovative, memorable and chic. For over two decades, the company has developed stylish high end shades that not only capture the imagination, but withstand the demands of any environment too. They continually push the limits of refined design, and never settle for ideas that cannot withstand extreme conditions or require a sacrifice of form for function. Tucci frames are constructed from weather-resistant marine-grade materials: sustainable hardwood, fiberglass, aluminum and composites. Their upscale parasols and shades are available in a wide variety of colors and grades, and can be found poolside at some of the most elegant resorts and clubs across the globe.
Quality and sustainability are signatures of Skagerak luxury outdoor furniture, and serve as the foundation of their mantra “Design for Generations.” Their premium teak patio line is FSC certified and has a classic design that is built to last decades. From traditional benches and dining sets to minimalist bookshelves and desks, Skagerak’s high end Danish collections have clean lines that look great in gardens, on decks or even indoors. The simplicity of their form, texture and finishing gives each piece a welcoming feel. Even the aromatic smell of their wood is inviting. Their award winning designs can be found in commercial and residential environments around the world.
Janus et Cie
Janus et Cie has been one of the most innovative manufacturers of luxurious casual outdoor and garden furniture for over thirty-five years. They believe that environmental sustainability begins with quality raw materials and ends with durable designs that remain stylish and functional for years. Janus et Cie utilizes both natural hardwood and eco-friendly synthetic wood (made from recycled dairy containers). They also incorporate marine-grade stainless steel and weaves of kraft paper and rattan. Their high end pool and patio collections range from classic angular styles to modern and organic designs with flowing lines. Elegant installations can be found in the most stylish resorts, hotels and residences from the U.S. to Europe and South America.
For over one hundred years, Lloyd Flanders has been producing high end heirloom quality woven furniture from their facility in Upper Michigan. Their patented weaving process is used to create timeless upscale outdoor furnishings from natural fiber wicker and UV weather-protected vinyl weaves. The company has built a strong reputation for manufacturing high quality patio furniture in classic, vintage styles that complement traditional decor. Their wicker loveseats, rockers and lounge chairs grace the porches of many historical landmarks and hotels across the state, and have been featured in both movies and on television.
Less is more. That is one of the guiding design principles of Skargaarden. Their collections of luxury teak outdoor furniture are designed with simplicity and relaxed elegance in mind. Only the best teak, from FSC certified foresters, is used to create their high end sun loungers, sofas and chaises. Luxurious resorts, spas and hotels feature Skargaarden lounge pieces around their pools and on verandas and balconies. This contract grade level of quality ensures that Skargaarden’s premium furnishings are durable and weather-resistant. The furniture may be Scandinavian, but their designers find inspiration from American shaker to bauhaus and even minimalist modern styles.
Extraordinary outdoor spaces demand all the creature comforts of indoor environments and more. Shadescapes combines cutting edge manufacturing techniques with clean modern design styles to create unparalleled architectural grade outdoor umbrellas, cabanas and pavilions. The parasol category has multiple style options, such as cantilevered, wall-mounted, center post or telescopic in a variety of shapes. These premium shades may be expensive, but they’re built to last. They’re constructed from durable powder-coated aluminum, stainless steel and eucalyptus hardwoods and covered with weather-resistant Sunbrella® fabric. This premium brand of umbrellas is a favorite at country clubs, resorts and restaurants across the country.
Vondom seeks to transform the simplest outdoor space into a harmonious blend of form, function and nature. They are at the vanguard of design for luxury indoor-outdoor furnishings and travel the globe in search of designers and architects who share their passion for shape and atmospheres of beauty. Fluid expressive lines, geometric shapes and a captivating abstract minimalism are hallmarks of Vondom’s glamorous poolside collections of sunbeds, sectional sofas and loungers. Their distinctive high end outdoor furniture is an elegant artistic expression that is realized in concert with innovative engineering and a profound respect for the environment. Ergonomics, durability and recyclability are always infused in their designs, which helps them exceed the high expectations set for this expensive premium brand.
Outdoor fireplaces are functional pieces of furniture that enhance the ambiance and enjoyment of your deck or patio. EcoSmart Fire is the premier manufacturer of premium ethanol fireplaces for outdoor and indoor living areas. Burning eco-friendly ethanol, instead of wood or propane, has many benefits: no mess, no smoke and no smell. You don’t even need additional equipment to fuel the fire, so each fireplace is self-contained. But function without form is not acceptable, and EcoSmart Fire has stylish contemporary designs that range from charming freestanding fireplaces and fire pits to sleek wall units that make a dramatic statement. But their innovation and aesthetic appeal doesn’t stop there. Their e-NRG bioethanol produces a mesmerizing orange flame that can burn for up to twelve hours. They use cutting edge design and only premium materials to ensure that your fireplace not only looks great, but lasts through many seasons as well. Their stunning installations can be seen in the finest hotels and resorts around the world.