Find respite from the summer heat in a neutral shaded patio, featuring a mix of modern and Moroccan elements.
Designed by Pierre Emmanuel Martin and Stephanie Garotin of Maison Hand, the patio in question is located in Tassin-la-Demi Lune in the Rhí´ne region of France. A large fig tree grows near French lavender; butterfly chairs mix with silver tea service tables, and Belgian linen pillows meet woven Turkish blankets.
Above: An outdoor living room features a mix of seating and central Moroccan tray table.
Above: A mix of lighting options (string lights, candle holders, and lanterns) carry entertaining from day to night.
Above: Mother-in-law’s tongues grow in a grouping of terra cotta planters.
Above: The teak Messina Umbrella (84 inches in diameter), made in Denmark by Skagerak, is $425.37 from The Furniture Store.
Above: Designed by Danish engineer Ole Gjerlov Knudsen in 1962 as a camping cot for his son, the reissued Beechwood Folding Bed with linen flax and sisal rope is â‚¬439 at Manufactum.
Above: Our favorite source for butterfly chairs is Circa 50 in Vermont; the stainless Butterfly Chair Frame With Cover (available in a range of colors) is $350.
Above: An eggshell Sunbrella Porch Pillow available in three sizes is from $24.99 to $39.99 depending on size from Outdoor Pillows Only.
Above: Pehuen Chocolate Stripe Throw; $665 from Fabrics & Linens: Ochre’s Spring Collection.
Above: The Hammered Drum Stool made of recycled aluminum is 16 inches high and 16 inches deep at Viva Terra; $249.
Above: Pottery Barn’s Moroccan Tray Table features a lightweight aluminum etched top and a cast iron base 34 inches in diameter and 19.5 inches high; $399.
Above: Nickel Candle Lanterns by Roost, made of polished nickel-plated stainless steel, are available in three sizes; prices range from $145 to $390 at Modish.
Looking for more white or neutral furnishings to cool down a patio? See:
- 10 Easy Pieces: White Outdoor Dining Tables.
- 11 Ideas to Steal for a Moonlight Garden.
- 10 Easy Pieces: Concrete Outdoor Furniture.
Finally, are you planning a Decks & Patios project? Learn everything you need to know on to get started with our Hardscaping 101: Decks & Patios 101 guide.