After a season indoors, it doesn’t take much to compel us outside – especially when the patio and porch are freshly dressed for relaxing or gathering with family and friends. Drawing dwellers out this year are bold colors, natural materials, green living, and more. Read on for our full list of outdoor trends for 2020.
This year’s outdoor fabrics are all about blue, ranging in shades from muted gray to classic navy. Mix solids, stripes, and Aztec-inspired prints for an eclectic modern look.
Trend to try: Pantone’s Color of the Year: Classic blue.
A rising interest in sustainability has led to an uptick in home gardening. Nurturing a variety of plants adds beauty to your space and can become a rewarding hobby, too.
Trend to try: Container gardening for small spaces.
Outdoor daybeds are ideal places to relax on your porch or poolside. Add a chic side table and pillows for comfort, then nap, read, or simply lay back and enjoy the fresh air.
Trend to try: Boho-style throw pillows.
Create an outdoor entertaining space the whole neighborhood will admire. Keep it simple with a wooden dining set, table runner, and no-fuss place settings.
Trend to try: Earth tones and desert pastels.
Don’t be afraid to mix and match prints in your outdoor space. If your color story is cohesive, mixing patterns is a playful way to express your style on the patio or deck.
Trend to try: Motif-inspired prints.
Cozy flames aren’t just for the cold months – or the center of the yard. Propane has made fire pits incredibly versatile, and styles are as unique as the furniture around them.
Trend to try: Twin fire pits.
Outdoor accent chairs are a great way to add visual interest and extra seating to your space. Accessorize with decorative pillows and throws and finish the look with an outdoor coffee table.
Trend to try: Cane, wicker, and rattan.
Try patio furniture that looks as great indoors as it does outside. Take care of these pieces during the summer months, and they’ll work inside during the cooler seasons, too.
Trend to try: A backyard pergola.
Beach towels reentered the spotlight last summer, and they’re sticking around this season, too. Turkish beach towels are particularly popular for their use as both a towel and a throw.
Trend to try: Stripes in vibrant colors.
Now you’re ready to update your patio with the latest furniture trends. For more inspiration, make sure to check out this extensive list of patio ideas.