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Outdoor Furniture for Small Spaces

From petite patios to bitsy balconies, it seems a lot of outdoor spaces are getting smaller. But ingenious outdoor furniture designs leave plenty of room for colossal style. As your outdoor area shrinks, look for chairs and tables with a smaller footprint. These picks offer up beautiful design tailored for tight quarters.

On-the-Move Side Table by Cane-line.

On-the-Move Side Table by Cane-line

In smaller spaces, designs that perform more than one function are invaluable. Case in point, the On-the-Move Side Table, which includes a removable tray/top on a compact wire base with handle. Cute, convenient and colorful.

Prince AHA Stool by Kartell.

Prince AHA Stool by Kartell

Designer Phillipe Starck created the Prince AHA Stool in a clutch of egg-like pastel colors, great for enhancing outdoor spaces. The hourglass-shaped stools can be stacked when not in use (up to 6 high!), turning what could be clutter into a temporary work of art.

Bistro Round Folding Table by Fermob.

Bistro Round Folding Table by Fermob

This classic design meets all the functional and aesthetic needs you might need in a small outdoor space. It's compact when it is in use and can be folded away when it's not. For added small-space convenience, use with Bistro Folding Chairs.

Milk Stool by Loll Designs.

Milk Stool by Loll Designs

What's not to love? The Milk Stool is cute, durable and made out of recycled plastic milk jugs. In small spaces, it is the ideal go-to piece to give you extra seating or act as a side table.

SANDUR Sofa Full Woven by Oasiq.

SANDUR Sofa Full Woven by Oasiq

Give outdoor spaces the interior treatment. With its woven rope and steel wire frame, the SANDUR Sofa has a light look and compact form great for smaller spaces. And it's more than big enough to offer comfortable seating for two.

1966 Collection Serving Cart by Knoll.

1966 Collection Serving Cart by Knoll

Rolling furniture pieces are ideal for small outdoor spaces because they can be easily moved around. This cart has a simple form, compact size and a great variety of finish options to keep things clean-looking and colorful when serving food or drinks al fresco.

Kryss Lounge Chair by Skargaarden.

Kryss Lounge Chair by Skargaarden

This folding chair has quite a pedigree, having been modeled after King Tut's throne and designed for the Swedish Embassy rooftop terrace in Cairo. It's just as comfy, durable and easy to store in everyday homes, too.

Concha Chair by Innit Designs.

Concha Chair by Innit Designs

Innit’s retro-modern aesthetic has an airy quality that won't weigh down small spaces. These chairs are super durable in vinyl and come in a huge array of colors for cheering up any outdoor area. Check out the copper-legged option for extra glam.

POP UP XL Folding Chair by Lafuma.

POP UP XL Folding Chair by Lafuma

Another portable option that folds down to next-to nothing, Lafuma's classic design has been a staple of campsites and cookouts since the 1950s. This seat is a great option for those short on outdoor and storage space alike.

Breeze Stackable Armchair by Cane-line.

Breeze Stackable Armchair by

Super light and stackable for easy storage? It's a Breeze. Cane-line's signature weave keeps this seat extra cool in warm weather, and a coordinating cushion (sold separately) keeps you extra comfortable, too.

Garden Layers Outdoor Gofre Mattress by Gan Rugs.

Garden Layers Outdoor Gofre Mattress by Gan Rugs

Pop this mattress atop a bench or simply lay it on the ground for instant comfort and fun. You can add complementing cushions and pillows or the coordinating rug to create your own tiny lounge nest. We especially love this look poolside.

SGO Porch Swing by Loll Designs.

GO Porch Swing by Loll Designs

This petite porch swing is loveseat sized (about 4 feet wide) so it's perfect for a smaller area and sacrifices zero style. Plus, the recycled material is weatherproof and UV resistant so you can leave out year round; just hose it off to clean up.