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25 Examples of Conceptual Outdoor Design

From Luxe Backyard Pyramids to Stark Outdoor Kitchens

— June 9, 2016 — Art & Design
These examples of conceptual outdoor design embrace creativity and are more whimsicial than traditional furnishings and backyard accessories. In addition to offering style and convenience, these examples are also forward-thinking, often drawing inspiration from nature or even from more complex architecture and engineering feats.

Standouts include Vincent Koenders' 'Park Seat' -- a modular bench that boasts an innovative sliding component. This element is not only visually bold but also doubles as a storage surface for plants and other backyard accessories.

Additional outdoor design favorites include VONDOM's heart-shaped 'AGATHA' collection of poolside chairs. The playful collection features seats of varying sizes, making it ideal for parents with small children. Additionally, Gufram's 'Pratone' chaise lounge resembles an oversized panel of blooming grass, making it both an artistic and practical accent to contemporary backyards.
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See-Through Window Birdhouses
See-Through Window Birdhouses
The Nature Scene Window Bird Feeder Brings Birds to Your Window
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Heart-Shaped Patio Furnishings
Heart-Shaped Patio Furnishings
Agatha Ruiz de la Prada's VONDOM Collection Celebrates Love
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Stone-Inspired Seating
Stone-Inspired Seating
These Outdoor Chairs Use High Quality Material to Mimic Rock Formations
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Giant Braided Furniture
Giant Braided Furniture
Monica Armani Designs the TOSCA Collection for Tribu
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Rugged Outdoor Kitchens
Rugged Outdoor Kitchens
The Steininger 'Rock Air' Outdoor Kitchen Design is Crafted in Austria
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Stitched Outdoor Chairs
Stitched Outdoor Chairs
These Charming Chairs Give the Appearance of Being Stitched Together
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Plant-Integrating Benches
Plant-Integrating Benches
ParkedBench Gives People a Place to Relax and Plants a Place to Grow
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Faux Naturel Outdoor Tables
Faux Naturel Outdoor Tables
The Root Coffee Table Copies the Aesthetic of a Tree Stump
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Modernist Cottage Decor
Modernist Cottage Decor
Merkled Studio's Woven Patio Furniture Works Indoors and Outside
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Concrete Ping Pong Tables
Concrete Ping Pong Tables
This Mature Table Tennis Piece is for Players Who Appreciate Aesthetics
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Urban Gardening Decor
Urban Gardening Decor
West Elm's Cityscape Planters are Stacked to Create Abstract Structures
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Hanging Kid Cabanas
Hanging Kid Cabanas
The Go! HangOut HugglePod Beach Cabana is a Kid-Friendly Outdoor Hangout
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Pastel Mid-Century Furniture
Pastel Mid-Century Furniture
The Cruiser Collection is Inspired by California Hot Rod Culture
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Solar-Powered BBQs
Solar-Powered BBQs
The PhotonGrill BBQ Uses the Power of the Sun to Cook Your Meal
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Ageless Modular Firepits
Ageless Modular Firepits
The Stahl Fireplace is Designed to Bring a Sense of Camping to Backyards
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Luxe Backyard Pyramids
Luxe Backyard Pyramids
The Giant Tipi from Gandia Blasco Turns One's Patio into an Oasis
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Heavy-Duty Bird Houses
Heavy-Duty Bird Houses
This Concrete Birdhouse Exudes a Remarkably Delicate Design
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8
Modern Backyard Hammocks
Modern Backyard Hammocks
Lujo's Spacious Modern Hammocks Have a Free-Standing Design
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Structural Grassy Chairs
Structural Grassy Chairs
This Unique Chaise Lounge is Stunning and Atypical
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Modular Activity Benches
Modular Activity Benches
Vincent Koenders' Park Seat Features a Functional Sliding Component
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Modern Portable Fireplaces
Modern Portable Fireplaces
The 'Fireglobe' Portable Fire Pit Offers a Gorgeously Functional Design
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Gigantic Backyard Hammocks
Gigantic Backyard Hammocks
The Mega Hammock Can Fit Your Entire Family in One Sitting
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Levitating Tree Tents
Levitating Tree Tents
The Levitat Sleeping Abode Provides an Above-Ground Night's Rest
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Phantasmagoric Light Show Chairs
Phantasmagoric Light Show Chairs
The Lumilixe LED Lounge Chair is the Perfect Modern Lounger
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Rooted Bench Designs
Rooted Bench Designs
Etsy's StudioLiscious Shop Creates Nature-Inspired Furniture Pieces
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