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					2009 Trends in Outdoor Furniture

The year 2009 is the time where trend in outdoor furniture is shifting
from the mere purpose of relaxation to decoration. People tend to focus
more on the aesthetics value. Stylish, creative and carefree designs are
in high demand. Tempered glass tops and aluminum frames are just few of
the changes happening in outdoor furniture designs. There is also
modification in the materials being used as some old materials were hard
to maintain especially with extreme weather conditions.

Timber, wicker and aluminum are still immensely used but there are
innovative changes for a durable and maintenance-free furnishing. Aside
from style, the latest trend in outdoor furniture also brings in a spirit
of entertaining and sophisticated outdoor living. Colors are either
vibrant or simple but the lines are more defined in tune with the
lifestyle preferences.

1. Wicker

A combination of real wicker and a resin material was developed as armor
against unpredictable weather conditions. Stylish and comfortable design
was launched by Derwent collection, made from durable wicker and rust
resistant aluminum. Wicker is known for its extra caring requirement to
last for years. A design using a combined material with wicker is an
excellent step to upgrade outdoor furniture.

2. Teak

Teak is a hard durable yellowish brown wood of a tall tropical Asian
timber tree related the vervains. It is originally used on boats and is
easy to maintain with its natural silver gray finish. Its timeless look
and durability is one great factor that makes it a good investment.

Another popular design today is the gorgeous and stunning combination of
timber and aluminum frame. Warmth and striking contrast of these two
materials will make your outdoor living space very modern and warm.

3. Acrylic fabrics

Acrylic fabrics are very in demand today. This is probably because this
type of material is easy to maintain in outdoors. Acrylic fabrics doesn’t
rot or fade and dries quickly.

4. Aluminum

This material is not just visually appealing but is also easy to move and
maintain. Cast and casual aluminum are very common in outdoor furniture
designs today. The casual aluminum is hollower tan cast aluminum but both
are lightweight and rustproof.

5. Wrought Iron

Gone are the days when you worry so much about wrought iron exposed in
heat and other elements outdoors. Aluminum outdoor furniture nowadays
doesn’t require frequent repainting. A wide range of colorful cushions
are also available to spice up your favorite wrought iron outdoor
seating.

6. Lamp

Widely used indoors to create a cozy setting and provide light, lamp is
your new wonderful addition to outdoor furniture. Lamp shade comes in
waterproof and washable a material which makes it hassle-free to expose
to sunlight and rain.

Another popular option for outdoor furniture today is the use of
comfortable, weather-resistant fabrics. Your family will surely love
innovative and stylish designs like convertible swing and daybed with
weather-resistant cushion seat and pillows. Decorative gazebo now also
comes with durable galvanized steel and heavy duty polyester cover.
Basking in the sun is fun with their do-it-yourself assembly.

An outdoor shower made   of hardwood with chromed brass fittings is also a
great addition to your   outdoor collections. The shower is easy and
convenient to use, all   you need to do is connect the garden hose to it.
This outdoor accessory   is perfect in swimming pools.

				
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