I love photography and furniture photography is something I prize and treasure. I love seeing them on the lawn, by the gates or wherever they’re photogenic. Outdoor furniture is not just for the outdoors, mind you. They’re also effective and stylish interior design pieces.
Why Outdoor Furniture?
Meant to be placed and outlast the weather and natural wear and tear, outdoor furniture is meant to be stylish. At the same time, they’re almost invincible to anything and very easy to clean.
Unlike indoor furniture, outdoor furniture could look good as new after months or even years after their purchase. Indoor leather sofas and wooden chairs couldn’t say anything against outdoor furniture.
They’re Actually Cheaper
Outdoor furniture designs are often simple, unless you’re working with a professional furniture designer. A new set of outdoor sofas that could withstand the winter is probably around $200-250, a lower price compared to the $500-600 range of indoor seats that spoil after a single spill.
Outdoor furniture is cheaper and simpler, but their designs are the cornerstones of most designer furniture available. It’s very basic and they’re made from very strong materials.
They were meant to be placed outside. Even if you use them indoors, you could always bring them outside to fulfill their intended goal.
A Family Heirloom
Now you might think it’s a bit farfetched, but using it as a family heirloom is definitely something you could do with outdoor furniture. Due to their sturdy quality and good make, they could be passed from you, to your son’s family, to your grandson’s family, and so on.
Of course, always select material that could really last for years. These materials are often easy to maintain and repair. Just don’t choose plastic, unless it’s very elegant and pleasing to the eyes.
It’s Actually Healthy For You
There’s a time that I have designed a room for a family. The mother of this family couldn’t be thankful enough for me. A week later, her husband calls me. He said that the furniture is so expensive and beautiful that they couldn’t permit anybody to sit on it.
I said to myself that such an idea defeats the purpose of owning a furniture at home. It is meant to be enjoyed. It is meant to lose its value for the sake of comfort and security. Unfortunately, not everyone seems to think so when it comes to buying furniture.
It’s healthy when you don’t have to worry about anything. Outdoor furniture could be spilled with liquid, stepped on, caked with mud, pooped on by a dog or a baby or even kicked around, and you’d only see minor damages. Trust me, I have one inside my house.
Don’t be fooled when they say that outdoor furniture is only meant to be outside your home. When you buy a single set, you aren’t buying just one. You’re buying a personal set for both your outdoors and indoors, and you’re buying a furniture piece that could last for half to a full decade.
Bonus tip: Always remember to check the manufacturer of these furniture. Never buy from untrusted sources unless they show you how durable their material and make really are.