Raise your hand if you’d like an extra room of living space? The teak sofa is here to make that dream a reality. Outfit the outdoors with comfortable furniture and suddenly, you have a second living room.
When it comes to an outdoor sofa, choose a simple, classic style made of long-lasting materials and it will serve you well year after year. As trends come and go, change the cushions, and even the coffee table. But consider a well-made teak sofa a friend for life.
Here are 10 of our favorite teak sofas—constructed of weather-resistant, durable hardwood and, accompanied by cushions covered in outdoor fabric.
Above: A teak Lounge Sofa from Italy-based Unopiù’s Serene/Synthesis Collection (also shown in the top photo) measures 82.5 inches wide and is 28.75 inches tall. It is available from Henry Hall Designs in the US. For information and pricing, see Henry Hall Designs and Unopiù.
A architects’ favorite outdoor furniture line, the Unopiù collection is made of sustainable teak harvested in Indonesia. Read more about the collection in
Favorite Furniture: Sustainable Teak from an Italian Designer. Above: A Teak Wood Frame Outdoor 3-Seater Sofa has UV-resistant and water-repellent cushions and is 105.5 inches wide and 24.5 inches high. It is $2,999 at west Elm. Above: With a frame made of “slender teak bars joined with charcoal-coated aluminum,” a Barra Sofa has a graceful silhouette. It is 60.25 inches wide and 26 inches high. Shown here with Sunbrella cushions (available either in charcoal or silver fabric), it is $1,799 from Crate & Barrel. Above: A a 76.5-inch-long Finn Three-Seater Sofa from Danish design house Norm has a teak frame and mildew-resistant Sunbrella cushions (available in white or black); $2,795 at Design Within Reach. Above: A teak Montecito Daybed from James Perse Furniture has weather resistant cushions and is manufactured in the US. For more information and pricing, see James Perse. Above: An Arca teak sofa requires assembly comes with onyx black cushions is 75.5 inches wide and 31 inches high. It is $1,299 from Article. Above: A Skanor 3-Seater Sofa by Scandinavian designer Skargaarden “has been designed with a relatively tall back rest to maximize comfort. The cushions are filled with foam encased in polyester and covered with outdoor Sunbrella fabric” It measures 91 inches wide and 29 inches high; $7,200 at Curran Home. Above: A Cliffside Teak Sofa made of weather-resistant, unfinished Grade A teak has tufted Sunbrella canvas cushions. It is 77.5 inches wide and 30.5 inches high; $2,898 from Serena & Lily. Above: Madi in Indonesia, an 84-inch-wide Ojai Outdoor Sofa frame is $1,995. Sold separately, a set of four cushions upholstered in Sunbrella fabric available in several colors are from $895 to $1,095 depending on the fabric at Williams-Sonoma. Above: A 90-inch slatted Horizon Teak Three Seat Sofa comes with cushions covered in Olefin outdoor fabric is $2,498 from Terrain.
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