Correction: A photo accompanying an earlier version of this story gave the incorrect price of the Kingsley Bate Tivoli club chair. The price is $820, not $1,484. This version has been corrected.
Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to move the party outdoors and consider hosting backyard barbecues, potlucks and picnics.
Thankfully, you don’t have to sacrifice comfort or function for well-designed outdoor furniture, says landscape designer Mario Nievera. “Contemporary design works well in the outdoors. It encompasses the simple geometric shapes that contrast beautifully to the organic shapes of nature,” the Palm Beach, Fla., designer said via email. “I think you can bring warmth, texture and beauty to even a small courtyard, garden or balcony.”
Here are Nievera’s suggestions on how to outfit your own backyard oasis.
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