13 Party-Ready Outdoor Spaces

Turn a bland backyard, patio or deck into a stylish space for al fresco entertaining with our expert inspiration.

Make the Most of the Space You Have

These LA homeowners had a problem: a tiny backyard that ended in a steep, vertical hill. Designer Angelo Surmelis' solution was to turn the usable flat area into a massive deck with multiple zones for outdoor living. A durable rattan-look vinyl sofa provides a cozy spot for relaxing while an aluminum dining table will require no maintenance to keep its sleek, good looks. At the edge of the deck is a small outdoor kitchen and bar so an entire event from prep to service can take place outside.

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