Whether you’ve got a sprawling lawn, a teeny terrace or a bit of balcony, getting the right outdoor furniture can transform your outdoor space into an extension of your home interior, because why not have a slice of well-designed paradise in your own backyard? Juliet Harper goes in search of the best stores on the red dot to find stylish and durable items and accessories for all budgets. Joyful, comfy, and ready for company and a cocktail, match Singapore’s blue skies with these outdoor beauties.
Best for: Cool, sleek sofas and dreamy loungers
For higher-end, chic, modern furniture, OHMM has over 30 collections to choose from. It offers an extensive range of everything you need for your outdoor setting, including durable Sunbrella fabrics, whether furnishing a larger space, terrace or small balcony. They have the best range of poolside sun loungers that are designed to fit around your shape so you feel beyond snuggly. Prices are not for the faint hearted.
Designer Tip: Customise the Cloud 9 day bed, designed for the Marina Bay Sands Skypark poolside
30 Merchant Rd, #03-09 Riverside Point, 058282
- Crate & Barrel
Best for: Premium furniture, lanterns, lamps and Sunbrella fabric outdoor cushions and umbrellas
Starting from scratch, needing it all and big on budget? Crate & Barrel offer an extensive collection of high-end European furniture and accessories, plus everything from outdoor games, to pillar candles, kitchenware and outdoor décor. Look out for the Weber smart grills, and barbeque utensils, the Cuisinart compact electric smokers and Ooni pizza ovens. Because we all know that pizza is always a good idea.
Designer Tip: For showstopping pieces, splurge on Crate & Barrel’s The Walker Metal Outdoor sofa and dining set or Abaco low-slung chunky lounge chairs
2 Orchard Turn, #04-21/22, ION Orchard, 238801
Best for: Custom, bespoke products and sophisticated teak furniture
We’re calling it: Teak & Mahogany has the most extensive range of outdoor furniture in Singapore. As their name suggests, they specialise in teak and also recycled teak products, synthetic rattan, steel and aluminum. Offering everything from a traditional look to retro and modern Scandi styles, it’s practically impossible to come away empty handed. Don’t miss their pretty range of cushions in geometric, striped and leafy patterns.
Designer Tip: Check out The Copenhagen Series with its mid-century modern feel
100E Pasir Panjang, #07-02/03/04, 118521
- House of Anli
Best for: Outdoor hammocks, lanterns and beanbags
House of Anli offers a wide collection of colourful, cheerful and contemporary modern furniture and accessories by big names such as Fatboy and Costa Nova. The Fatboy Toni Tablo table and chairs can seat up to 10 people. They also have outdoor poofs for your pet!
Designer Tip: The cordless, rechargeable Fatboy Edison Mini Lamps and outdoor beanbags
163 Tanglin Road, Unit, 02-21/22, #03-17 Tanglin Mall, 247933
Best for: Swinging chairs and smaller outdoor furniture sets
Konopi is the ultimate in modern, sleek outdoor tableware, towels, accessories and a wide range of furniture for tighter spaces without breaking the wallet. We love their slick range of cotton towels by the Turquoise Beach Co and are partial to their seriously fun range of doormats.
Designer Tip: The Tova Furniture range and Touch Swing
Scotts Road, #03 -30/31, 228208
- Boulevard Outdoor Inspirations
Best for: Modular furniture for small spaces, outdoor bar sets, rocking and swing chairs
Here you’ll find an extensive range of contemporary styles perfect for any outdoor areas, big or small. They offer a good selection of sectionals and modular sofas to adapt to changing needs or spaces and use high quality and durable Olefin outdoor fabrics. A complete outdoor lounge suite or table seating won’t break the bank and will withstand the test of time.
Designer Tip: Go for the Argos range in powder coated aluminum with solid teak arm panels and Olefin outdoor fabrics
200 Turf Club Rd, 01-18 The Grandstand, South Entrance, 287994
Brilliant for a budget
Best for: Finding the little thing you really need but have no idea where to look
Hemma.sg is your one-stop-shop for everything. They offer a more eclectic range of outdoor furniture styles and have great prices to match. From cane Love Chairs, to folding teak tables or a swish and more traditional rattan set, this store is your go-to.
Designer Tip: The Denver Table with Skano” armchairs
For rattan, teak Balinese & Indonesian furniture
- Originals, House of Anli
Outdoor glasses and serve ware
- TheHomeshoppe.com.sg, Crate & Barrel
Outdoor plants and planters
- Spotlight, Teak & Mahogany