AREA: Inside + Out

Outside Flair: Cool looks fit for hot weather.

Category: NW Home Articles


This summer, junk those frayed, seen-better-days lounge chairs for a splashy new outdoor wardrobe. The Scoop Bronze Nest (starting at $6,160) from Terris Draheim (Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S, Suite 258; 206.763.4100; is a stunning woven all-weather wicker piece featuring gorgeous curves. Each of One Earth One Design’s (14300 Greenwood Ave. N, Seattle; 206.418.8120; Folding Wine Barrel Chairs ($140) is numbered and stamped with the name of its parent winery. The Bella Vista Chair and Drink Stand ($2,400 chair, $400 stand) is a made-to-order hip duo from InGrain Furniture (2118 E Olive St., Seattle; 206.849.4553; that boasts weather-defying powder-coated aluminum and vinyl cushions and an array of bold custom color choices. Finally, stretch out your summer nights in style with Design Within Reach’s (1918 First Ave., Seattle;src=/Media/ChairAreaNWH.jpg 206.443.9900; 126 Central Way, Kirkland; 425.828.0280; rechargeable battery-powered Luau Portable Lamp ($250) that provides up to ten hours of light. Or string up Urban Weeds’ (4302 Fremont Ave. N, Seattle; 206.632.7680; handmade, one-foot-tall Soji Silk Effects Teardrop Solar Lanterns ($26.99 each) to soak up the rays during the day so that they can dreamily illuminate your night.

Above: Terris Draheim's woven all-weather wicker piece

Right: One Earth One Design's Folding Wine Barrel Chair