ISSUE 25  |  Kitchen Confidential

10 Easy Pieces: Outdoor Chaise Longues

June 23, 2010 10:15 AM

BY Julie Carlson

Summer is upon us, but there’s still time to think about the perfect chaise longue. Here are ten good options, most in stock and ready to ship (and better yet, some are on sale).


Above: Applaro Chaise Lounge of solid acacia wood; $129 at Ikea.

Above: The Alden Lounge Chair features a teak frame with a synthentic resin weave seat; $1,050 (on sale from $1,400) at Design Within Reach.

Above: Maku Teak Lounge Chair; $1,479 at Design Public.


Above: Wood Slat Single Lounger in a dark or white finish; currently on sale for $296 (down from $349) at West Elm.

Above: San Francisco–based Henry Hall specializes in sleek, high-quality outdoor furniture and is a favorite with architects and designers; we especially like the Pure Chaise, made from teak. Contact Henry Hall Designs directly for pricing and ordering informaiton.


Above: The Bermuda Chaise from Room & Board features a tubular steel frame and white Textilene cover; $529.

Above: The Terrace Collection, designed in 1939, is the work of Hendrik Van Keppel and Taylor Green of VKG and is included in the permanent collection at MoMA and LACMA. The VKG Terrace Chaise Lounge, made of powder-coated aluminum and polyester braid rope, is currently on sale at Design Within Reach for $1,237.50 (down from $1,650).


Above: Made from sustainably harvested wood, the scaled-down Teak Steam Lounger is $625 at Gardenside.

Above: Discovered by Terence Conran in the south of France, the Nimes Reclining Deckchair was designed by Andreas Jaroschek and is manufactured in a small workshop in Provence, using traditional craft methods. The chair is made from beech that has been treated with flax oil to give it a distinctive honey color, and has an ecru canvas sling; $790 at Conran.

Above: Teak Adirondack Chair and Footrest; $620 at Gardenside.