Outdoor Transformation: Blank Patio into Chic Garden

A modern Midtown garden offers outdoor inspiration
Richard Israel

Not all outdoor living accessories need to feel rustic and natural. At this outdoor living space at the Metropolitan Lofts in Midtown, landscape architect Rick Solow transformed an otherwise blank patio into a chic urban garden by mixing modern accessories with pops of color. Try it in your backyard this fall with these must-have pieces.





Courtesy of Frontage

Not everything has to be weather-resistant wicker. Add this minimal sectional in weatherproof Leisuretex fabric for modular seating in your backyard. From $1,211, Gloster Bloc, Frontgate



Chris Edwards


Skip the earthenware in glazed browns and greens and opt instead for bold planters. Add impact by using several small planters in one shade throughout your patio. $16.99, Barrel pot, Blackhawk Hardware



Courtesy of Z Gallerie

Whether it’s an outdoor pillow or a colorful rug, add a pop of color to the space by accessorizing with bright pieces like this cocktail tray. $24.95, Gelato tray, Z Gallerie


Categories: Decorating, Spaces