Decked Out! 15 Chic Outdoor Chairs

Get your home ready for pool parties, barbeques and warm weather soirees. These modern outdoor chairs are just the thing to update any porch, deck or backyard.

By Erin Renzas
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Woven Wonder

Designed by Grant Kitkpatrick and Jon Wesley Rahman for KAA Design, this chair is a celebration of casual comfort. The design is both rustic and contemporary. Plus, the webbing is made from UV-protected, mildew-resistant Sunbrella fabric, so it's virtually indestructible. Rusa Lounge Chair ($750 at Design Within Reach)

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Laid-Back Lounger

Sit back and relax in this curvacious patio rocking chair by Vifah. Made from Acacia wood, this piece is both beautiful and surprisingly durable. Vifah Rocker Chair ($450 at All Modern)

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Racing Stripe

This Loll Racer Lounge Chair is made from 100 percent recycled high density polyethylene (read: plastic milk jugs), so you can feel good about a lazy weekend spent out back. Turn the chair around to reveal an open storage trunk and a bottle opener. Loll Racer Lounge Chair ($475 at Horne)

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Thinking Spot

Designed by Jasper Morrison, the Thinking Man's Chair features handwritten dimensions. We adore the lovely terracotta hue and small trays off of the armrests, perfect for setting your favorite cocktail. Thinking Man's Chair ($2,145 at Hive)

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Cool Comfort

This sleek lounge chair was designed by the noted architect Ralph Rapson. The chair is made of steel and outdoor-friendly synthetic mesh. Dwell/Rapson Lounge Chair ($799 at Blu Dot)

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Queen Bee

Make a statement with this bold woven armchair featuring wide black-and-white stripes. The aluminum frame is light and durable and the all-weather weave won't fade or warp. Solid Stripes Armchair ($228 at Terrain)

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Global Additions

This clean-lined chair comes courtesy of the Buenos Aires-born Gerscovich brothers who are behind Culver City-based Industry of All Nations Studio. Beautifully made, the chair folds down easily, making it ideal for adding to a space when in need of additional seating. Panamericana Chair ($285 at A+R Store)

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Tangerine Dream

We've made no secret of our slight tangerine obsession (you can check out more of our favorite tangerine-hued finds here). The retro Monceau Low Armchair shows you why. The cheerful color is just the thing to liven-up a back porch. Monceau Stacking Low Armchair (Price Upon Request at Fermob USA)

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Colorful Cafe Chairs

These candy-colored metal chairs would look lovely surrounding an outdoor table or placed in a quite garden corner. Le Versha Chair ($248 each at Anthropologie)

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Sit Back

Bend's Bunny Chair is a hip pick for outdoor seating. The wide seat is comfortable on it's own, but you could add a cushion if you desire. Bend Bunny Lounge Chair ($450 at yLiving)

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Don't Be a Square

Play with scale in your outdoor living space with this Enormous Armchair, designed by Piet Hein Eek. We love the clean look of the natural teak finish, but the chair is also offered in teak scrap-wood for a more rustic feel. Outdoor Enormous Armchair ($2,616 at The Future Perfect)

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Red Hot

There is room for two on this extra-wide outdoor chair from Loll Designs. The slight curve in the seat keeps it comfortable, even without a cushion. Lago Chair ($469 at Loll Designs)

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Party of Five

This pretty curved bench seats up to five guests. The bench is galvanized and finished with a lovely weathered blue patina. Bespoke Curved Bench ($5,400 at Terrain)

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Modern Wicker

Wicker gets an update thanks to the Kelly green shade of this stackable cafe chair. Rex Clover Arm Chair ($60 at CB2)

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Leaf Love

Inspired by the simple shape of a leaf, this chair is at once both organic in form and decidedly modern. The bright painted finish is perfect for adding a bright note to a relaxing outdoor space. Arper Leaf Lounge Chair in Green ($836 at ABC Home [no longer available])

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