Summer Outdoor Living Trends

Summer is finally here, ushering in the season of outdoor entertaining, pool parties and grill master feasts. Whether hanging out in the backyard with the family or inviting guests over for a summertime gathering this is the time of year to make the most use of your outdoor space. There’s no better time than the start of the season to spruce up the backyard with fresh tech and style. That’s why we’ve rounded up our favorite outdoor living trends for summer 2016 to inspire your makeover before all the fun begins!

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Trend: Indoor comfort meets outdoor living.
Choose comfortable furniture and decorate with weatherproof pillows in fade-resistant fabrics.


Trend: Navy as a neutral.
Switch out umbrella covers, pillows and cushions to reflect the latest color trends. Need an interesting pop of color? Try adding coral, aqua, gray and cream accents.
Photo: Soldano Luth Architects


Trend: Indoor entertainment goes outside.
Bring your home entertainment system outside with weatherproof + water-resistant televisions, electronics and speakers.


Trend: Stylish deck railings.
Deck railings can make a statement in one of the most visible and impactful areas of your backyard. Choose the right railing to coordinate or contrast with your space!
Photo: KBC Developments


Trend: Outdoor kitchens.
Revamp your outdoor kitchen with the latest popular tools and technology like pizza ovens, built-in grills with griddle attachments and hybrid gas/charcoal grills.