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Modern Garden Furniture & Outdoor Furniture


Furniture which specially designed for outdoor use is called Garden Furniture or Outdoor Furniture. The most common outdoor furniture is made of wood, plastic, aluminum, and iron. Today’s resin furniture is very popular which made from recycled plastic and usually carrying warranties of more than 20 years. You can also see the oldest example of garden furniture in the gardens of Pompeii. In this article we discuss about some common types of furniture used outdoor:

Garden Benches

A bench is a type of furniture which used for sitting. On these benches several people may sit at the same time. Garden Benches are made from wood, metal, stone or other synthetic materials. These benches have arm and back rests. It is also called a bank, a chair, a lawn seat and a settee. It is set as seating places within public parks and varies on the amount of people they can seat.

Garden Benches

Garden Chairs

Garden chairs also used as outdoor furniture but on theses chairs only one person sit at a time. It is made of wooden materials as well as iron chairs are also very popular because of its quality. It is also called lawn chair and set in lawns or different parks for sitting purpose.

Garden Chairs

Garden Gazebos

Gazebos are a pavilion structure which is built in gardens, lawns, parks and other public areas. It is commonly built in octagonal shape which have roof & open on all sides, used as a shade or shelter and for rest. In European countries these gazebos are built of wood and covered with roofing materials which are also installed in music festivals on temporary basis.

Garden Gazebos

Garden Parasols

Parasols are a type of umbrella which installed in different parks or seaside from protection of sunlight or rain. Parasol word is made from two words “Para” means to shield and “sol” means sun. Parasols are fixed on one point and often used with outdoor furniture. It is also called gamp, bumbershoot, or umbrolly in different cultures.

Garden Parasols

Garden Sofas

Garden Sofas are designed to seat more than one person and commonly have a back and armrest. It is usually made from wood materials and install in different lawns or parks for resting purpose. Basically the word sofa was come the Arabic word “Suffah” and it also called “couch” in some European countries.

Garden Sofas

Garden Tables

Garden Tables are used in lawn or parks to support objects of interests and commonly made from plastic or wood material. Commonly these tables are rectangular or rounded or semi-circular in shape. It is also called bar, bench, or pulpit.

Garden Tables

Garden Umbrellas

Umbrellas are installed in different parks for preventing from sunlight and especially from rain. It is made from waterproof material which helps in raining seasons. If you compare umbrellas and parasols; some parasols are not made from water proof materials. The modern folding umbrella is coming from China which also use as garden furniture.

Garden Umbrella

Hammocks

A hammock is a type of sling which is made of different material such as fabric, rope or netting installed especially in seaside for swinging, sleeping or resting. Hammocks were originated from Mexico where peoples designed for sleeping purpose. Now a day it is very popular all over the world for relaxation during camping trips.

Hammocks

Steamer Chairs

A steamer chair or a deck chair is usually made from wooden or wicker frame which used for relaxation purposes. Sometimes upholstered material is also used in these types of chairs for comfort. It consists of arm rests and also provides full-length led support. The most famous steamer chair which was installed in Titanic, sold for over $400,000 US Dollars in Auction.

Steamer Chairs

Sun Loungers

Sun loungers are usually made from teak wood which installed in parks for resting. It also made from plastic material which is long life and reliable. Sun loungers are designed adjustable backs for people to lie down, or sit up on it. It is installed specially in swimming pool or beach-side as garden furniture.

Sun Loungers

Swing Seats

Swing Seats are also used as outdoor furniture for relaxing purposes. It may be hanged from chains or ropes. It continues swinging like a pendulum and very popular with children. Some different types of swing seats are Natural Swings, Rope Swings, Toddler Swings, Porch Swings, Canopy Swings and Hammock Swings.

Swing Seats
Outdoor furniture is a very popular type of furniture which easily installed in lawn or park for resting or relaxation purposes. If you are looking for outdoor furniture suppliers or outdoor furniture importers, TradeFord is the best place where you can find thousands of reputable importers and exporters which are waiting your inquiry.

Posted by: Ahsanullah on Jul 17 2012


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