2. Make like a tree and…
What better way to pay homage to your garden and nature than to mimic it in your outdoor decor? The Leaf Collection by Arper, an Italian design house, is fresh and fun—mimicking a leaf’s shape complete with unique veining. With your choice of polyeurethane or leather cushions, this seat can even transition from indoors to out. And it’s Greenguard certified, making it eco-friendly and interesting with a nod to nature that’s not too kitschy.
Prices: Arper Leaf Collection, Stackable Dining Chair, $360, (polyeurethane cushion, $194; leather cushion, $190); Lounge Chair, $672, (polyeurethane cushion, $135; leather cushion, $240); Chaise Longue, $1,920, (polyeurethane cushion $592, leather, $488)
Available at: Kiosk Furniture & Accessories
* Prices accurate as of May 2011.