Find respite from the summer heat in a neutral shaded patio, featuring a mix of modern and Moroccan elements.




Above: The teak Messina Umbrella (84 inches in diameter), made in Denmark by Skagerak, is $249.98 at Amazon; the Skagerak Durban Umbrella Base is $94.



Above: Designed by Danish engineer Ole Gjerlov Knudsen in 1962 as a camping cot for his son, the reissued Beechwood Folding Bed with linen flax and sisal rope is €345 at Manufactum (unfortunately, we don't know of a source in the US). N.B. Another good daybed option is the High Tension Cot from Japanese camping outfitter Snow Peak; $299. Go to Martha Stewart for ideas on converting a camp cot into a daybed.


Above: Our favorite source for butterfly chairs is Circa 50 in Vermont; the stainless Butterfly Chair Frame is $275 and the Canvas Butterfly Chair Cover in white (also available in a range of colors) is $43.



Above: Sunbrella Stone Floor Cushion; 21 inches square; on sale for $29.95 (down from $49.95) at Crate & Barrel.

Sunbrella Sunbrella

Above: Mix an assortment of beige, canvas, and taupe Sunbrella Throw Pillows from Design Within Reach; $48 for the 18-inch-square size and $58 for the $24-inch-square size.


Above: The Hammered Drum Stool made of recycled aluminum is 16 inches high and 16 inches deep at Viva Terra; $229.


Above: The Moroccan Tray Table with lightweight aluminum etched top and cast iron base is 34 inches in diameter and 19.5 inches high; $399 at Pottery Barn.

Mogador Mogador

Above: Traditional-style Mogador Lantern; 16 inches high, made of brass with a polished nickel finished; $39 from Berber Trading.


Above: The Moroccan Key Table, made of painted wood, is 19.5 inches high and available in several colors; $371 at House Eclectic.