What are the hot outdoor living trends rounding out 2017?
Fashion trends are cyclical. Popular styles from decades past constantly re-emerge with modern twists.
Outdoor living spaces are no exception. In 2017, the concrete-laden look is on its way out and is being replaced by these hot outdoor living trends.
It’s not just a Disney movie. One of the hottest trends in outdoor living is to bring the living room outdoors. Cozy couches, armchairs, and ottomans have found their way to the patio. They may look like they belong inside, but their stain-resistant and weatherproof fabric are tailor-made to survive the outdoors.
Return to Nature
Natural materials are all the rage. Wood and stone underscore this “back to nature” approach to design and are quickly replacing faux wood, wrought iron, and concrete.
Also popular is an eclectic, mix-and-match style. Skilled designers marry modern and retro fabrics, and are using foreign-inspired styles to compliment the classic American look.
An Adult Playground
Outdoor living is about more than just appearances. Modern families want to spend more time outdoors, and their outdoor cooking gear shows it. Grills, pizza ovens, smokers, and beer taps keep the party outside and reduce trips to the kitchen.
Meanwhile, the expanding range of wireless internet means wifi-equipped backyards. Outdoor TVs and stereo systems create the classic drive-in feel in the comfort of your own backyard. What better way to enjoy your favorite Netflix shows?
Beyond the techie entertainment, classic yard games remain popular. Corn hole, horseshoes, croquet, and volleyball nets give the athletic types a competitive outlet.
Comfort Meets Function
Together, these hot outdoor living trends of 2017 are all about making the outdoors your most desirable space. A skilled designer can create a comfortable and unique appearance that incorporates all the modern electronic amenities.
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