Garden chairs for summer relaxation: be a lounge lizard!

by Drucilla James

Credit Dedon Barcelona Collection

‘Lazing on a sunny afternoon’ -summer is the time for rest and a little self-indulgence. If you’re feeling the heat- chill out in these stylish chairs made for reclining in. They’ll add a touch of glamour to your outdoor space too.

Weaves for unwinding in


    1. Pavo Real armchair in tubular aluminium and braided plastic by Driade £1512 from Made in Design,
    2. Dedon Dala Lounge Chair including seat and back cushion £2495 from Heal’s,
    3. Large Outdoor Pouf in summer orange £250 from Nordic House
    4. Source Lounge Chair by Gloster £1349 from The Chelsea Gardener,
    5. Cane- Line Breeze High Back Chair designed by Foersom & Hiort-Lorenzen with seat cushions £840 from Barbed,

Moulded shapes for sprawling in


    1. Flower Chair inspired by the leaves of the arum lily £629 from Garden Beet,
    2. Easy Chair in blue £125 from Ikea,
    3. Proust Red Armchair by Magis £696 from The Chelsea Gardener,
    4. Madame O Armchair by Marcelo Ziliani £520 available from all Roche Bobois Contemporains showrooms,
    5.  Little Albert Chair, part of Ron Arad’s Victoria and Albert Collection £378.25 from Aram Store,

Hang Around


    1. Rihanna Swing Chair £329 from Made,
    2. Single Hammock with Spreader Bars £62 from Burford Garden Company,
    3. Wire Pod Hanging Seat £1699.99 from The Chelsea Gardener,
    4. Single Cacoon Chili Red £225 from Amara,

Loungers for loafing in – get totally horizontal


    1. Rattan Sun-lounger £499 from Ingarden,
    2. Bubble Rock Sofa £2959.70 by Piero Lissoni from Aram Store,
    3. MVS Chaise by Vitra £1363.40 from Skandium,
    4. Peru Deck Chair £99.99 from Homebase stores,
    5. Lodge Steamer Chair £1340 from Garpa,

Rockers for reposing in and some soporific oscillation….zzzzzz


      1. Luxembourg Rocking Chair by Fermob £465 from Barbed,
      2. Varmdo Rocking Chair £99 from Ikea,
      3. Dedon Fedro Rocking Lounger £595 from Heal’s,
      4. Hardwood Garden Rocking Chair £199 from Ingarden,
      5. Stingray Rocking Chair Fredericia  £1749 from Made in Design,



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