A Chic Seat for Every Porch

June 22, 2019

Whether you are watching the tide roll in and out or watching kids catch lightning bugs, then the porch can be the best location for relaxing and taking in the view. When it comes to really enjoying those fantastic times, however, what is on the porch is nearly as important as what is beyond it. From the classic rocker to a lavish sectional, there’s a seating choice to suit every comfort level and porch style. Here are a couple of of our favorite ways to create chic porch seating.

Craig Denis

Few things are as classic as the wooden porch rocker. White paint is a great choice when you’re seeking to blend seating with a white outside or porch railing.

Tim Cuppett Architects

Black rockers on the porch tie in well with a black trim colour and help add interest and curb appeal into an earthy exterior.

Max Crosby Construction

Rockers are appealing both from the outside and the interior. Since they don’t take up too much distance, rockers can easily flank outside windows, so as not to obscure an interior view.

FGY Architects

Cushioned seats and sofas make for quite a comfortable front porch. Contrary to rockers, which tend to have high springs, many upholstered outdoor seating groups are lower and can be put on the porch without obstructing windows in any way.

Tim Barber Ltd Architecture

Just like extra-large living rooms, big front porches can accommodate multiple seating areas. For parties or fun family times, having seating for a crowd is a bonus.

Stark and decorative or simple and chic can equally operate for front porch style. Throw pillows add design, colour and, of course, relaxation to some porch.

Frank Shirley Architects

We adore teak furniture from the sea or any old location. It weathers beautifully to a soft grey color if left alone. If you would rather a tan colour, simply apply teak oil every month or two. An alternative for this long-lasting outdoor furniture is to stain it the colour of your choice.

TEA2 Architects

Shiny white lacquer is this a fresh look for a porch, especially in contrast with a darker floor. Covered with all independently, the furniture has a clean and crisp appearance. For style that endures, try getting your furniture sprayed with automotive paint in your regional auto-body shop.


Harbor Woven Rattan Sofa – $1,575

Rattan is wonderful choice for outdoor seating, especially when adorned by comfy cushions.

Chairs 1000

Fretwork Bench, Black Polyurethane – $203.65

The fretwork in this seat is a great architectural detail.

Lamps Plus

Eucalyptus Black Outdoor Rocking Chair – $179.91

This rocker is perfect for good antique porch relaxing.

Lamps Plus

Hennell Eucalyptus White Lattice-Back Bench – $299.91

A beautiful seat is a good choice for front porch seating. It looks wonderful with cushions or without.

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