Yes, Interior Designers Do Outdoor Spaces!


You might be surprised at the title of this post. Interior designers do outdoor spaces? Come on now, really? But the answer is: most definitely yes! Patios, decks, and lakeside areas, though outdoors, require all the same design elements as an indoor space. It’s easy to focus on your home and gloss over the yard, but if you’re not making the most of your outdoor area then you’re missing out!

What An Interior Designer Can Do For Your Outdoor Space:

Furniture Selection

Swings, tables, hammocks, and lounge chairs make up just a few of the furniture options for your outdoor space. Just like inside, you want furniture that is comfortable and appealing, but you also need it to be equally durable and weather resistant.

Outdoor Accessories

To cozy up your space and bring the inside out, an interior designer can help you choose rugs, lanterns, plants, and smaller decor pieces to make a truly polished space. Don’t forget about practical elements, like lighting, either! If you intend to read, cook, or socialize in the evening, having ample lighting is essential.

Traffic Flow

Patios and poolside areas are often social places used for hosting gatherings. Just like with your indoor area, an interior designer will help you think through how people will travel throughout the space. This includes how people will ge