Take Your Patio From Day to Night

Take Your Patio From Day to Night

Welcome to the world of outdoor living, where your patio becomes an extension of your home as well as a nod to ‘biophilic design:’ the architectural concept that seeks to increase your connectivity to the natural environment. The seamless flow between indoor and outdoor living is a 21st-century priority as modern homeowners celebrate and curate the functionality of their living spaces.

The art of maximising the usability of your patio (whether it is large or small) - and designing an al fresco sanctuary for relaxation and entertainment - all comes down to a combination of creative space utilisation, thoughtful planning, and stylish patio furniture and accessory choices.

When you consider that your patio is more than just the space between your home and garden, a world of lifestyle flexibility opens up; becoming the ideal spot where friends and family gather for early morning coffee, late evening nightcaps, weekend gatherings, and sundowners

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Sitting back and relaxing, or putting your feet up outdoors, will involve some patio furniture and accessories. We’re here to help.

Choosing the Right Patio Furniture

Whether you envision a tranquil retreat, a vibrant social hub, a bistro-style breakfast corner, or a cosy reading nook, your furniture selection is going to be your starting point.

The very nature of patio spaces means they are exposed to nature - wind, rain, sun, visiting garden birds etc. - so choosing patio furniture involves considering materials, styles, and maintenance requirements. Investing in pieces that not only complement your outdoor aesthetic but also withstand the elements for long-lasting enjoyment should always be a key player in your decision-making process. 

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  • Materials: For durability, go for weather-resistant materials like teak, aluminium, or synthetic wicker. Cushion fabrics should be UV-resistant, water resistant and easy to clean.
  • Styles: Patio furniture designs have evolved to incorporate all style preferences. So this is where you can have a little fun - within your budget  - when choosing outdoor furniture pieces that will align with your overall look; be it modern, rustic, or bohemian. (Feel free to mix and match seating options for a dynamic and personalised look).
  • Maintenance: Regularly clean and treat wooden patio furniture to prevent weather-related damage. Store cushions during inclement weather or invest in weatherproof covers.

Choosing the Right Patio Accessories

Patio furniture deserves a few complementary accessories to transition the space from a generic outdoor zone with seating to a welcoming living area where life happens. 

Incorporating elements like potted plants, ambient lighting, and layered soft furnishing textures will all transform your patio into a bespoke and comfortable retreat. 

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Greenery and Landscaping

Even though your patio is part of the outdoors, there is no such thing as too many plants or too much greenery. Integrate potted plants, flowers, and shrubs.  For smaller boujee patios, vertical gardening ‘steps up’ to maximise greenery without sacrificing floor space.

Ambient Lighting

Being an outdoor space, patios often require more creative solutions regarding lighting alternatives. But this is where the whimsy and romance of these areas come into their own. Illuminate your patio with string lights, lanterns, candles or eco-friendly solar-powered lights for an inviting ambience. 

Soft Furnishings

Incorporating a thoughtful selection of soft furnishings - such as throws, baskets and pillows - is the finishing touch to your patio furniture

Decorative wicker baskets not only add visual interest but double up as valuable storage. In interior design, you can also never have too many cushions. Mix and match patterns and plains that harmonize with the overall colour scheme of your outdoor decor for a soft, luxurious feel. 

Highlighting Santorini Patio Furniture Options

To complete your patio experience, you need the perfect outdoor furniture tailored to your family's needs. Whether you’re looking for an outdoor lounge suite for casual relaxation or more formal dining options, our premium Santorini collection of patio furniture is the go-to online destination.  

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Here’s a Quick Teaser

Santorini 3-piece outdoor lounge set: This modular lounge set provides flexibility for various arrangements, making it perfect for small spaces. Its sleek design and durable construction ensure both style and comfort.

Outdoor garden dining set: Braaing and al fresco dining are part of every South African’s DNA. The comfort, design and durability of this cast aluminium table and chairs make it all-weatherproof. The umbrella hole in the middle of the table can fit a patio umbrella for shade if there is no overhead protection. 

Jardin d'home pod swing chair: For fun and contemporary luxury, hanging egg/pod swing chairs add a unique element. Their compact design and cosy feel make them the perfect seating choice for any patio.

Elevating your outdoor space with Santorini patio furniture is just a click away.

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