Even through the autumn months, we are lucky enough to be able to enjoy southern Europe’s famed outdoor life. Latest outdoor furniture trends have leaned towards natural materials, and blending the indoors with the outdoors with cushions, rugs, ottomans, throws and ornamental accessories.Gloster’s Whirl round dining table, made from buffed teak, combines perfectly with their William dining chairs, which are also made from buffed teak and a powdercoated stainless-steel frame and arms. This contemporary dining set features a natural and welcoming look that goes with any style of patio or terrace. Gloster is available from Outdoor Concepts in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es) and Femont Galvan in the Marbella Club (www.femontgalvan.com).Outdoor Style & DesignOutdoor Style & Design

Above Designed by Patricia Urquiola, the Maia dining chairs offer light and sophisticated wide seating. They go perfectly around the sturdy Riva dining table, which is made from a warm-coloured teak but also available in
marble. Kettal is available from Siesta Interior Design in Centro Plaza in Nueva Andalucía (www.siestainteriordesign.com), Femont Galvan in the Marbella Club (www.femontgalvan.com), Casasola Muebles near Torre Real (www.mueblescasasola.com) and Outdoor Concepts in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es). Below Designed by Patrick Norguet, Ethimo’s Knit chair combines high
design with functionality and is a perfect match with Ethimo’s Tavoli square teak dining table. Available from UDesign on the Ronda Road (www.udesign.es), Siesta Interior Design in Centro Plaza in Nueva Andalucía
(www.siestainteriordesign.com) and Outdoor Concepts in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es)Outdoor Style & Design

Below The Vint round dining table and chairs offer an elegant vintage retro look. Bivaq is available from Outdoor Concepts in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es). Second below The Extremis Hopper Sun Shade with its complementary Hopper table provides a great way to dine al fresco comfortably, and it can be altered easily to suit your individual needs. Available from Acoola in Pol. Ind. San Pedro de Alcántara (www.acoola.eu). Third below This versatile coffee table extends out into three different directions for ease of use and then can be folded away neatly afterwards. Available from Imperial Furniture in Pol. Ind. San Pedro de Alcántara (www.imperialfurniture.es).

Cane-line’s minimalistic Copenhagen dining table is made from aluminium with a durable outdoor powder coat. It is lightweight and can be flat-packed away for easy storage, making it hugely practical. All other furniture items and accessories in this photo are from Caneline. Available from the BoConcept Plus Store on the Mijas Road and Centro Negocios de Oasis (www.plusstore.es), UDesign in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.udesign.es) and Siesta Interior Design in Centro Plaza in Nueva Andalucía (www.siestainteriordesign.com).

Outdoor Style & DesignBelow The new Hopi range of poufs by Paola Lenti comes in different sizes and colours, with a water-resistant polyester covering making them perfect for the outdoors. Paola Lenti is available from Femont Galvan in the Marbella Club (www.femontgalvan.com). Below The Layton bean bag by Borek is made out of a combination of Olefin and vinyl, making it waterproof and ideal for around the pool. Borek is available from Siesta Interior Design in Centro Plaza en Nueva Andalucía (www.siestainteriordesign.com). Manutti’s Moon Island collection designed by Gerd Couckhuyt is a fun island concept where the seats can be placed whichever way you feel fits best around a central coffee table or ottoman. Simplicity and playfulness are the keys to this collection’s allure, as well as its versatility. Manutti is available from The White House in Urb. Marbella Real (www.whitehousemarbella.com), Siesta Interior Design in Centro Plaza in Nueva Andalucía (www.siestainteriordesign.com), Femont Galvan in the Marbella Club (www.femontgalvan.com) and Acoola in the Pol. Ind. San Pedro (www.acoola.eu).

Outdoor Style & DesignBelow The Faz Daybed designed by Ramón Esteve for Vondom has a futuristic design that offers shade in a practical and versatile way. Vondom is available from UDesign on the Ronda Road (www.udesign.es) and Outdoor Concepts in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es). Underneath The award-winning Leaf beach chair designed by Frank Ligthart for Dedon lives up to its name, with its shape featuring elegant curved
lines that ergonomically support the person lounging upon it. The chair comes in two sizes with a leaf-shaped padded towel, and can also be accompanied with a leaf-like side table. Dedon is available from UDesign
in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.udesign.es), Siesta Interior Design in Centro Plaza in Nueva Andalucía (www.siestainteriordesign.com), Femont Galvan in the Marbella Club (www.femontgalvan.com) and Outdoor Concepts in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es).

 

GARDEN SCULPTURES
Below This sculpture made from Corten steel by Argentinian artist Matias di Carlo looks striking in any
outdoor area. The interesting web of criss-crossed lines allows sunlight to filter through, projecting intriguing
shadows that are almost an extension of the sculpture and constantly changing throughout the day as the sun moves around the design piece. Matias di Carlo is situated on Ctra. Ronda-Campillos Km.25 (www.matiasdicarlo.com). Underneath The ceramic apple sculptures (shown here in lapis lazuli) from Bull & Stein can be a real talking point in a garden or terrace. Available from Outdoor Concepts in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es).