Are you trying to turn your backyard into a more relaxing spot on your property? Are you looking to update your outdoor patio, lanai, or garden? Why not put a modern patio furniture set?
Modern patio furniture focuses more on functionality and flexibility. Often, a modern patio furniture set has sectional seating, so you can configure it the way it fits your space or allow your guests to better mingle with each other. Some outdoor table set features a center table that converts into a fire pit or a beverage container, which also adds value and functionality to it.
Since most modern patio furniture sets are made for the outdoors, they can also convert to pool furniture. They are made of corrosion and weathering resistant materials, and will not absorb water. The included cushions make it more comfortable to sit on. And usually, the fabric is okay to get wet since it easily dries up.
In terms of design, most modern patio furniture sets lean on the minimalist side to make it more flexible in terms of blending with nature (since it is outdoors) or house façade or patio. But your advantage here is that you can easily mix and match throw and table runner designs and colors, as well as match it with plants and lighting accents.
Backyard furniture sets are made of natural materials, but for it to be more resilient outdoors, plastic and metal with natural finishes are used instead. You can also see sets made of rattan and wood. Modern patio furniture is also generally easy to maintain and clean.
Presenting, our Top Best Reviews 3 most recommended modern patio furniture. We used the following key performance indicators to differentiate each:
- Aesthetic appeal
|Grand Patio Outdoor Conversation Set with Fire Pit- Editor's Choice||The coffee table doubles as a fire pit||Check Price|
|Wisteria Lane 4 Piece Outdoor Patio Furniture Set||Provides premium comfort – thick padded cushions, extra-wide seats||Check Price|
|PAMAPIC 5 Pieces Wicker Patio Furniture Set Outdoor Patio Chairs with Ottomans||Compact-sized; Comes with detached ottomans that turn your chairs into loungers||Check Price|
Grand Patio Outdoor Conversation Set with Fire Pit – Editor’s Choice
Getting a patio set with a fire pit is a great way to add more functionality to your modern patio furniture. And most patio sets with this function use more environment-friendly means of producing fire. This means less smoke and ash, as well as improved safety.
This outdoor sofa set is made of rust-resistant iron framing. This ensures stability and long years of service for you. To improve its aesthetics, it is covered with woven rattan wicker made with UV-resistant PU material. This material is also known to resist heat and water. It also has thick cushioned seats to boost comfort. The cushions are covered with olefin fabric with zippers so you can easily remove them to wash.
Since the sofa is made wide, it needs extra support. This modern patio furniture has heavy-duty footings on its outdoor patio chairs. Meanwhile, the extra-wide seats provide ample room to find your most comfortable position. You can also change the configuration of your 3-piece sectional sofa according to your preference or space.
And of course, the best feature of Grand Patio Outdoor Conversation Set with Fire Pit is its fire pit table set. It has a glass top and opens to hold a fire pit. The fire pit is controlled via one-start ignition at the side and is fueled by propane gas. The same table can hold a 20L propane tank (which you need to purchase separately). But during normal days, it can still function as a sturdy and modern coffee glass table.
The fire pit can produce up to 45,000 BTU of heat. An ignition starter is located at the table’s side, which also functions as the flame height adjuster. You just need to put in 2 AA batteries to make the ignition starter work, and propane gas to fuel the flame.
|The coffee table doubles as a fire pit||Cushions tend to slide off the chair|
|One-push ignition to start the flame; flame height is adjustable|
|Has a rattan finish|
|Made of iron frames and rattan PE wicker design|
The Grand Patio Outdoor Conversation Set with Fire Pit is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. The fire pit in this modern patio furniture allows you to still enjoy the outdoors even on cold nights.
If comfort is your priority, your modern patio furniture should be ergonomic. There should be a good emphasis on seat depth and its width so that the feet and backrests comfortably on the seats. The seats’ armrests are also crucial detail when it comes to ergonomics, and they should be in the right height and width to support your arms. Another is the cushion’s firmness, which should also neither too stiff nor too soft.
The Wisteria Lane 4 Piece Outdoor Patio Furniture Set is a patio table and chairs set that offers a comfortable space to rest while basking in the beauty of the outdoors. It comes with a love seat and 2 individual seats to fit your family of 4 or more. The coffee table has a tempered glass top for extra durability and easy cleanup.
You will surely have memorable coffee or snack time here by yourself or your loved ones.
The cushions are made thick to fully support a variety of weights without sagging easily. They also come with removable covers so they can be washed thoroughly. You can also have covers custom-made for an instant design update.
Meanwhile, the chair’s frame structure is made of galvanized iron that is made to hold significant weight. The PE rattan material that covers the frame is water, rust, and fade-resistant, making it last longer even this modern patio furniture is put outdoors under sun, rain, or snow.
The overall aesthetics of this sectional patio furniture are nothing but modern, including the color options. You can choose from classic brown or gray. As a guide, it best fits a minimum area of 120 x 60 inches, which already includes enough space to walk on. If you plan to re-arrange the configurations of this modern patio furniture, a bigger space is required.
|Provides premium comfort – thick padded cushions, extra-wide seats||This modern patio furniture is a bit lightweight to resist strong winds or storm so it would be best located in a roofed area outdoors|
|Easy to clean PE rattan material with removable cushion covers|
|Tempered glass coffee table top with extra open space at the bottom for display items or books or magazines|
If you are looking for a good mix of contemporary and modern aesthetics, the Wisteria Lane 4 Piece Outdoor Patio Furniture Set is a good choice for modern patio furniture.
If you need compact modern patio furniture for your small outdoor space or chairs where you can comfortably lie if you find the need to, this outdoor lounge set is for you.
The highlight of this modern patio furniture is its 2 lounge chairs. The chairs themselves are already comfortable to sit on – with their soft padded yet thick-cushioned back and seat areas. Then comes the ottomans.
Each seat comes with a detached ottoman that fits underneath it. This makes it compact – you can just push the ottoman back under the seat after you use it. You can also easily get the ottomans out of the chair since they have handles. By the way, the ottomans are also padded, so you can rest your legs and feet comfortably as well.
The PAMAPIC 5 Pieces Wicker Patio Furniture Set Outdoor Patio Chairs with Ottomans also comes with a small coffee table with space beneath to hold small items you’d like to have within reach.
This modern patio furniture is made of rust, water, and fading-resistant materials, making it great outside furniture. And since it is compact, it can fit smaller gardens, a porch, or a narrow balcony.
A rattan patio furniture is timeless, yet it always exudes this modern vibe. Natural rattan is a bit more vulnerable to damage so using a rattan-designed PE material provides the same vibe only that it is more durable and resilient to outdoor conditions.
This modern patio furniture is also fitting for use as pool loungers. They do not take up much space and can be configured to cater to your most comfortable resting position.
|Compact-sized||Bottom cushions are quite thin|
|Comes with ottomans that turn your chairs into loungers|
|The ottomans themselves can also turn into additional chairs|
The PAMAPIC 5 Pieces Wicker Patio Furniture Set Outdoor Patio Chairs with Ottomans is a great compact modern patio furniture. Its versatility makes it a good investment if you need something that you can move around your home where it needs to be.
Weighing the best features of each modern patio furniture on our list, we find that the Grand Patio Outdoor Conversation Set with Fire Pit fits as the best patio furniture. It is an outdoor sectional couch that is made of weather-resistant materials and can be made into different seating configurations to suit the space and your preference.
The Grand Patio Outdoor Conversation Set with Fire Pit, with its coffee table serving as a fire pit as well, allows you to maximize your outdoor set. The cold environment will not stop you from hanging out outdoors more often.