Summer Patio Ideas for Every Style

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August 01, 2019

Are You: California Chill?

Designed by Mark Hoesterey, SMH Architects

Photo by: Nathan Schroder

Nathan Schroder

Designed by Mark Hoesterey, SMH Architects

A Cali-casual patio starts with a zen focal point. This one has a dreamy water garden, with Adirondack chairs—so hip in black!—grouped irresistibly around it. Accessories with fun geometric patterns and bright colors also bring a fab West Coast feel. Garden stools come in handy as side tables, footrests and even extra seating.

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Are You: Nautical Chic?

Designed by Lindye Galloway, Lindye Galloway Interiors

Photo by: Chad Mellon

Chad Mellon

Designed by Lindye Galloway, Lindye Galloway Interiors

To give your porch seaside style, pair beachy materials such as jute and teak with navy blue and white. Bonus points for hanging chairs, which bring breeziness and bliss, and a shiplap-style ceiling. Nautical stripes are forever appealing, but with such a simple palette, it’s easy to drop in accessories in a variety of patterns.

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Are You: Boho Cozy?

Julia Lynn Photography, Julia Lynn Photography

Designed by Jenny Keenan, Jenny Keenan Design

Photo by: Julia Lynn

Julia Lynn

Designed by Jenny Keenan, Jenny Keenan Design

A mix of modern and vintage-y pieces with one thing in common (white!) creates an eclectic escape that’s laid-back yet put together. Add in a blend of textures—fuzzy, nubby and woven—to make the space even more inviting. For a hit of global charm, think tie-dyed fabrics in jewel tones and Moroccan-inspired accessories.

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Are You: Tropical Cool?

Designed by Kristina Phillips and Kerri Pilchik, K+K Interior Design

Photo by: Timothy Kolk

Timothy Kolk

Designed by Kristina Phillips and Kerri Pilchik, K+K Interior Design

As awesome as Caribbean turquoise and tangerine are, earthy browns and lush greens can look just as fresh and fun. The natural texture of the love seat, chairs and rug give this porch its resort ambience; the graphic lumbar pillow adds a contemporary touch. A sprinkling of pillows with a bold palm leaf pattern turns up the oasis factor in this aah-inspiring space.

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