How to choose furniture for a small balcony or porch? Introducing 9 space-saving designs

Choosing furniture for a small balcony or porch might seem like a head-scratcher, but by opting for petite outdoor furniture and foldable designs, you'll be soaking in sunshine in no time. Design Stories picked nine space-saving pieces – take a look and get inspired!

A collage of outdoor furniture.

1. Made of thin steel sheet, HAY's elegant Balcony armchairs are incomparably light and easy to move, and they can also be stacked on top of each other to save space. 2. Fermob’s Bistro collection of folding chairs and tables strives for authenticity – it is based on the original design patented in 1889. 3. Designed by Philip Starck, the foldable Stanley chair brings a touch of old Hollywood charm to the porch.

4. Ferm LIVING's Desert chair featuring a metal frame and a casually elegant fabric seat is easy to fold up and store when the clouds roll in. 5. HAY's Hee chair is a modern masterpiece by Hee Welling. The light and airy design makes even a small space feel a bit bigger. 6. Cane-line's On-the-move table is easy to move from one place to another. The detachable tabletop also functions as a tray that can be lifted off and used separately.

7. Made of matte-coated aluminum, Petite Friture's Fromme stool by Tom Chung is designed for both outdoor and indoor use – it is equally ideal as a stool or small side table on the balcony or as an extra seat indoors. 8. Originally created by Børge Mogensen, the folding BM4570 chair is an elegant nod to the laid-back aesthetics of camping chairs. 9. GUBI's TS Outdoor side table combines a sleek metal base with a round travertine top, whose unique veins and colors make each table a one-of-a-kind oeuvre.

See also:

The Summer Shop at Finnish Design Shop >
All patio furniture >

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