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Blog • 12 mins • Wednesday June 5, 2024

Beyond the Patio Set: Elevate Your Outdoors

Green Front's Guide to the Best 2024 Outdoor Furniture

Why should your indoor spaces have all the fun? Introducing a world of designer collaborations and fully upholstered 2024 outdoor furniture that brings the sophistication and comfort of your living room straight to your patio. Gone are the days of settling for matchy-matchy patio sets. The new trends are all about eclectic elegance. Mix and match different styles, materials and functions to craft a personalized outdoor retreat that meets your needs — whether you’re lounging, entertaining or relaxing with friends and family. 

From outdoor patio furniture sectionals and fully upholstered sofas to small-scale dining sets and oversized lounge chairs, this Green Front guide spotlights the best 2024 outdoor furniture. We’ll explore unique styles and materials — and share why we love them! 

Available at both our Northern Virginia location and our flagship furniture store in Farmville, Virginia, these outdoor living collections offer indoor-level comfort in the great wide open.

Embrace Upholstered Elegance

Ready to up your patio game in 2024? A fully upholstered chair or sofa allows you to elevate your outdoors with a single piece. Think high-quality fabrics and materials designed to withstand the elements — sure to ensure durability and easy maintenance. It’s the epitome of bringing indoor luxury into the open air. 

Summer Classics: Baldwin, Pointe & Chesapeake Collections

SC Baldwin 2024 outdoor furniture

Baldwin Collection

Style: Contemporary European

Materials: Marine-grade Baltic birch plywood frames, outdoor performance mesh fabrics, Iroko wood feet 

Why we love it: Expert tailoring for the great outdoors.

Subtle curves meet expert tailoring in Summer Classics’ Baldwin collection. Fully upholstered sofas and swivel chairs bring an unexpected European elegance to your outdoor spaces. Slipcovered options make these versatile and easy-to-clean. Plus, the Baldwin collection is crafted for any outdoor environment with marine-grade plywood frames, open-cell foam padding to maximize air flow, and UV-resistant performance fabrics. We love the idea of styling this Baldwin sofa and chair in a sunroom for lasting beauty and comfort. 

Summer Classics Pointe Outdoor Lounge Furniture
Summer Classics Pointe Outdoor Lounge Furniture

Pointe & chesapeake Collections

Style: Mid-Century Modern

Materials: Teak, N-dura resin wicker

Why we love it: Storage solutions for outdoor living!

Even better: Mixed materials will elevate the look of fully upholstered pieces. Add the Summer Classics Pointe outdoor lounge furniture in coordinating fabrics and the Chesapeake storage coffee table to bring warmth with teak and wicker. We love how this table puts function at the forefront with elegant storage solutions for outdoor living. Fill the wicker baskets with blankets, pillows, candles and more for convenient, protected storage. 

Lane Venture Charlotte & Oasis Collections

Lane Venture Oasis Collection

Charlotte Collection

Style: Organic Luxury

Materials: Baltic birch plywood, solution-dyed acrylic fabrics such as Sunbrella 

Why we love it: Fully upholstered for the outdoors! Need we say more?

With tailored styling, Lane Venture’s Charlotte tub swivel lounge chairs and sofa offer the clean look of tight upholstery and the comfort of plush cushioning. Expertly crafted with weltless top-stitch tailoring, these cushions bring both beauty and durability. The swivel motion base adds functionality and comfort. 

Lane Venture Oasis Sofa

Oasis Collection

Style: Organic Luxury

Materials: Powder-coated aluminum frame, handwoven synthetic wicker 

Why we love it: The comfort of deep seating!

Pair pieces from the Charlotte collection with the classic basketweave design of Lane Venture’s Oasis collection to achieve that trending summer 2024 mix-and-match style. 

Top Outdoor Designer Collaborations

Explore the fascinating world of designer-manufacturer collaborations that are defining 2024 outdoor living trends. This year renowned designers are teaming up with top furniture brands to create collections that not only enhance outdoor spaces but also bring a slice of historical and cultural aesthetics into the modern day. Each collaboration highlights unique materials, exquisite designs and a strong sense of place, offering everything from mid-century chic to Italian elegance. Dive into these partnerships that promise to transform your outdoor areas into stylish, inviting retreats.

Celerie Kemble for Lane Venture: Brooks Collection

CELERIE KEMBLE FOR LANE VENTURE: BROOKS COLLECTION​
CELERIE KEMBLE FOR LANE VENTURE: BROOKS COLLECTION​

Brooks Collection

Style: Palm Beach Chic

Materials: Powder-coated aluminum frame, faux bamboo, handwoven wicker panels

Why we love it: It brings all the 1960s Colony Hotel and Palm Royale vibes!

Celerie Kemble is known for her placemaking through design — and 2024 is the year to go Palm Beach chic! Embrace mid-century flair with a modern twist in her Brooks collection for Lane Venture. Discover vintage-inspired designs that combine the nostalgic beauty of outdoor rattan furniture with modern materials like powder-coated aluminum frames. Ideal for elegant outdoor entertaining or intimate get-togethers.

Alexa Hampton for Woodard: Tuoro Collection

2024 outdoor furniture - Alexa Hampton for Woodard: Tuoro Collection

Tuoro Collection

Style: Italian inspired

Materials: White cast aluminum  

Why we love it: The Italian architecture-inspired fretwork and low-maintenance care.

Honored by Elle Decor and Architectural Digest, Alexa Hampton designs elegant furniture for supremely livable spaces. Her Tuoro collection for Woodard Furniture is inspired by Central Italy’s architecture, and it’s perfect for smaller scale dining on garden patios or side porches. Crafted from low-maintenance cast aluminum and featuring sophisticated fretwork, all pieces in the Tuoro collection are rustproof. Coordinating white benches are available in a variety of backless, armless and cushioned designs. Plus elegant planters will help you style your space! 

Alexa Hampton for Woodard: San Michele Collection

Alexa Hampton for Woodard: San Michele Collection
Alexa Hampton for Woodard: San Michele Collection

San Michele Collection

Style: Traditional

Materials: All-weather resin wicker

Why we love it: Unexpected retro details!

Alexa Hampton’s collaboration with Woodard Furniture features the timeless wicker San Michele collection, inspired by the coast of Northern Italy. The set includes traditional sofas, lounge chairs, chaises and occasional tables with unexpected retro details like the stylized Greek key borders constructed from an all-weather resin wicker weave. 

New & Noteworthy: More 2024 Outdoor Furniture

Sunset West Sedona Collection: Contemporary California

Sunset West Sedona Collection: Contemporary California
Sunset West Sedona Collection: Contemporary California

Sunset West Sedona Collection

Style: Contemporary California

Materials: Slid pre-weathered teak, resin weave

Why we love it: It’s all about the laid-back, casual vibe!

Inspired by the beauty of the desert, the Sedona collection from Sunset West brings natural textures and organic materials together to create an elevated casual style. Featuring a modern profile and oversized seating, this 5-piece outdoor furniture set marks the perfect spot for sprawling out or gathering in comfort. Crafted from solid pre-weathered teak and a colorfast textured resin weave, each piece is as durable as it is beautiful. Better yet, you can personalize your setup with a variety of occasional and cocktail tables for evening drinks with friends! 

Pavilion Palmera Collection: Miami Modern

2024 outdoor furniture - Pavilion Palmera Collection: Miami Modern

Pavilion Palmera Collection

Style: Miami Modern

Materials: Powder-coated steel, corian tabletop

Why we love it: Ergonomic comfort meets Miami high design.

Bring Miami modern to your back patio! Pavilion’s Palmera collection offers a contemporary outdoor dining furniture set. Palmera’s chairs and rockers evoke an architectural beauty worthy of a Miami art gallery, while also offering comfortable bucket seating that mimics a hammock’s embrace. Better yet? Durability. Crafted from structural steel, frames are treated with a marine primer and architectural-grade powder coat, making them rust resistant. Plus the elegant boat-shaped corian tabletop is nonporous, ensuring UV, mold and mildew resistance and easy maintenance!

Summer Classics Monterey Collection: Modern Luxury

Summer Classics Monterey Collection

Summer Classics Monterey Collection

Style: Modern Luxury

Materials: Teak or wrought aluminum, stainless steel or brass accents

Why we love it: Oversized lounging!

The star of Summer Classics’ Monterey teak collection? The oversized plush Dream Cloud cushions, now available in trending summer colors and perfect for lounging and hanging out. This is an upholstery-first collection of modern outdoor patio furniture that brings indoor lounging to your backyard. Searching for outdoor aluminum furniture or wood? Frames are available in durable wrought aluminum or sustainable FSC-certified Indonesian teak.

Summer Classics Avondale Collection: Sustainable Style

Summer Classics Avondale Collection

Style: Mid-Century/Transitional

Materials: Natural teak

Why we love it: A contemporary take on a traditional outdoor group.

Already have outdoor pieces you love? Summer Classics’ Avondale collection features a handcrafted teak wood outdoor furniture set that plays well with others. From lounge chairs to loveseats, the slatted design offers clean lines and a timeless aesthetic that skews modern. However, these pieces complement traditional outdoor furniture styles as well. Plus, premium materials mean that this collection will last for years to come — and will also hold its own in saltwater environments. Summer Classics sources its high-quality teak sustainably from FSC-certified plantations in Indonesia. The solid teak frame is naturally resistant to warping and rotting. Its color can be maintained with teak care products or left to age naturally in the sunlight to a silvery gray, which many teak-lovers prefer. 

Barlow Tyrie Aura Collection: Yacht Chic

Barlow Tyrie Aura Collection

Style: Yacht Chic

Materials: Natural teak, powder-coated aluminum

Why we love it: The form factor!

Vacation on your back patio with Barlow Tyrie’s Aura collection: a stylish, lightweight outdoor dining set — and a Green Front bestseller! Perfect for six, this counter-height dining table and chair set transports you to the deck of a yacht, bringing all the resort vibes. Tabletops feature an aluminum inlay, and chairs include teak armrests and stack conveniently for storage. Better yet, the durable teak-and-aluminum construction ensures that this furniture will weather beautifully — in fact, you can leave it outdoors year round. Powder-coated aluminum frames come in black or white and provide corrosion and rust resistance. The high oil content of teak wood offers natural rot resistance.

Sunset West Pietra Collection: Modern Maritime

Sunset West Pietra Collection

Style: Mid-Century Modern

Materials: Nautical grade rope, powder-coated aluminum, Sunbrella fabric outdoor furniture

Why we love it: Modern lines, all-day comfort.

Perfectly sized for smaller spaces, Sunset West’s Pietra collection melds compact proportions with modern materials. Plus, this collection plays well with others, complementing a variety of looks from traditional to modern. Explore chairs, loveseats and more with fully welded powder-coated aluminum frames. Colorfast all-weather rope wrapped around the arms and backs add detail that elevates the entire aesthetic. Whether on a side porch or a snug patio, the Pietra collection creates comfortable spaces that will last.  

Made in the Shade: Outdoor Umbrellas

Don’t let the sun chase you indoors! Stay cool and stylish in 2024 with umbrellas that blend high design with innovative technology, ensuring comfort even during the hottest days of summer.

Treasure Garden Umbrellas

Treasure Garden umbrellas offer versatile shade solutions for any outdoor setting — from dining to lounging. Whether you need a compact market umbrella or a large multi-position cantilever umbrella, these pieces provide extensive coverage. The 9-foot market umbrella tilts to cover 57 square feet while the 13-foot cantilever octagon series shades an impressive 129 square feet. With features like foot pedal rotation, 360° rotation, wind vents and rechargeable battery packs, these umbrellas bring both function and style. Choose from a variety of durable fabrics, including Sunbrella and environmentally-friendly O’bravia, available in dozens of colors and patterns to match your decor.

Shademaker Umbrellas

Shademaker umbrellas offer the epitome of functionality, durability and architectural beauty. Ideal for coastal environments thanks to their robust construction — including aluminum hubs, commercial-grade fiberglass ribs and heavy-duty fasteners — these umbrellas also bring a modern aesthetic to any outdoor space. Available in fresh fabrics by Sunbrella, O’bravia and Outdura, Shademaker umbrellas feature innovative elements such as a push-up automatic locking system, infinite front-to-back tilt and 360° rotation with eight locking positions. Elevate your patio or poolside area with the sophisticated and reliable shade solutions from Shademaker.

Pillow Talk: Elevate Your Outdoor Spaces for 2024

Refresh your outdoor spaces for 2024 with the perfect selection of decorative pillows to add a personal touch and stylish flair to any gathering place.

  • Lane Venture: Available in various sizes, these pillows feature gel-fiber fill that provides the comfort of down without the maintenance. Crafted from high-quality acrylic fabrics, they are built to resist the elements, ensuring durability and ease of care with hidden weather-resistant zippers for simple cleaning.
  • Wendy Jane: Offering a wide range of designs, Wendy Jane performance pillows for Summer Classics span traditional to modern aesthetics and come in hundreds of designs. With options like plush UV-resistant polyester that mimics velvet and vibrant 100% solution-dyed acrylic, Wendy Jane pillows ensure long-lasting color and style whether you’re looking for tassels, bolsters or simple throw pillows.
  • Elaine Smith: Transform your outdoor area into a sophisticated retreat with runway-inspired pillows designed by Elaine Smith. Crafted from Sunbrella yarns and built to resist stains, fading and water, these pillows are perfect for any outdoor environment, whether it’s a sun-soaked patio or poolside. Each pillow is machine washable with a concealed zipper for cover removal, ensuring convenient cleaning.

Whether you’re decorating for comfort or style, Green Front’s selection of outdoor pillows is designed to last and impress. Upgrade your home or outdoor space by shifting color schemes or adding the refreshing pop of a new design. Or display pillows like art to accent a whole new outdoor setup.

Explore Green Front Outdoor Living in Building 8

Intrigued by what you’ve seen? This is just a peek at the extensive outdoor furniture and decor selection available at Green Front. Whether you’re looking for small-scale elegance or oversized luxury, we have styles to suit every taste—from Contemporary California and Miami modern to Palm Beach chic. Our collection includes teak, rattan, wrought aluminum, outdoor upholstery, and mixed materials. In short, we have your style covered.

Visit us in Building 8 at our Farmville store or at our Northern Virginia location. Explore our displays, test the seating and imagine indoor comfort in the open air. 

At Green Front, you can bring your outdoor vision. We’ll help you bring it to life!

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