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Maximize Your Backyard With These Luxurious Outdoor Loungers

Perfect for entertaining and lazy summer afternoons.

By Nia Martin May 18, 2017


This article originally appeared in the May 2017 issue of Seattle magazine.

Plush with sumptuous cushioning and Malibu-chic vibes, outdoor daybeds often call to mind visions of exotic beach resorts, suntans and fruity cocktails. Luckily for us, the latest versions boast some oh-so-Seattle sensibilities, too. Crafted with specially treated all-weather fabrics and made from hardy materials such as the wicker-wrapped steel found in this Neoteric Luxury “Spartan” daybed ($10,195) from RH The Gallery at University Village (University Village, 4645 26th Ave. NE; 206.522.2775)—these four locally available designs allow you to live the dream in your own backyard.

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This artful double-lounge chair, of saga beech, birch and marine plywood with solid acacia structure ($17,055), is just the thing to sink into on a warm summer day. Available in a variety of styles and fabric colors from Roche Bobois Paris (Belltown, 1922 Fourth Ave.; 206.332.9744)

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Gandia Blasco reclining thermo-lacquered aluminum daybed, starts at $10,080 (offered in a variety of styles, fabrics and finishes), available exclusively from Diva Furniture/ B&B Italia Seattle (downtown, 1300 Western Ave.; 206.287.9992)

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Minotti Aston “Cord” loveseat crafted from specially treated, weather-resistant metal, averages $17,590 (available in variety of fabrics), from Inform Interiors (South Lake Union, 300 Dexter Ave. N; 206.622.1608)


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