Contemporary Urban Balcony

Designer Amy Elbaum makes the most of the entertaining and lounging space on this urban balcony by grouping furniture to create cozy conversational areas and lining the top of the low wall with potted plants to add color and privacy.

Photo By: Elk Studios LLC

Photo By: Elk Studios LLC

Photo By: Elk Studios LLC

Urban Terrace Exudes Modern Comfort

Bright blue accents and lush plantings brighten this urban terrace, creating an ideal spot to unwind or to entertain friends. A clean-lined woven sofa mixes with basket-weave chairs in a rubbed gold finish, resulting in a comfortable space that's at once modern and cozy. A "wall" of plants behind the seating area adds privacy and turns the space into a true outdoor room.

Container Garden Brightens Urban Balcony

An artful array of colorful plantings burst from vessels large and small, creating a peaceful spot to relax in the midst of the city. Woven seating has a stylish rubbed gold finish, and a modern accent table is a functional spot to set a drink while enjoying this urban oasis.

Clean-Lined Woven Wicker Sofa on Urban Terrace

Bright blue accents and lush plantings brighten this urban terrace, creating an ideal spot in which to unwind or entertain friends. A clean-lined woven wicker sofa anchors the seating area, resulting in a comfortable space that's at once welcoming and cozy.