When the weather’s perfect, pretty much everything happens outdoors. From eating, to working, to drawing with the kids. A nice, big table gives you a place to take all of your indoor activities out into the fresh air. So pull up a chair, gather the family, and have a mid-day snack. Or as we call it in Sweden, fika.
Indoors, outdoors, wherever you are, a chill-out zone is an absolute must. Benches provide lots of extra seating, and cushions can turn that bench into a day bed. Perfect for a snooze or just a place to stretch out. Need more pillows and blankets? Keep them in a box under the bench.
“I find that you can get the most out of your balcony when you create distinct areas for different activities. It mimics the feeling of your indoor home.”
Lina Aldén, interior designer
Looking for a bit of zen? All you need is a chair to lounge in, an umbrella to stay cool, and a whole lot of greenery.
You know what’s better than eating al fresco? Cooking al fresco. Designate a kitchen area, take it all outside, and get to work prepping and grilling. Trust us, it’s super relaxing, and you won’t have to miss out on socialising while everyone else is hanging out on the balcony with out you.