Design Warehouse Outdoor Furniture Blog

Friday, 15 January, 2021

Should your sun umbrella come with UV protection?

With high summer most definitely upon us Down Under, the days have gotten longer and the weather warmer, so we are all spending more time enjoying the outdoors. And like most things in life – too much of a good thing can become detrimental. So, when it comes to summertime and enjoying the sun –... Read More

Saturday, 09 January, 2021

Sun loungers – the key to creating a great holiday destination at home

It’s becoming more and more apparent that in this day and age, outdoor furniture is increasingly being designed with style in mind. In fact, it’s becoming quite difficult to spot a piece designed purely for the outdoors, as so many would look equally as perfect indoors and play an essential part in the design of... Read More

Tuesday, 13 October, 2020

Summer is Coming! Prepare for Outdoor Entertainment

Getting Ready for an Entertaining Summer As summer approaches, you may be considering getting your outdoor entertainment area ready for the upcoming warm sunny days and pleasant mild evenings.  You might be thinking about different exciting improvements that could elevate your deck, yard, patio or poolside space to a whole new level.  Whatever your plans... Read More

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020

Your Quiet, Relaxing Space For Autumn Days

The days are shorter and cooler, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still make the most of our outdoor living areas at home. In fact, Autumn is such a beautiful time to appreciate nature, when days are crisp yet sunny, and we’re surrounded by autumnal colours. If you’re anything like us, you’ll actually love the... Read More

Copenhague Outdoor Sectional Sofa

Wednesday, 15 April, 2020

Have You Ever Tried to Relax in an Outdoor Teak Adirondack Chair?

Timeless and classic in design, adirondack chairs, otherwise known as Cape Cod chairs, have remained a firm favourite when it comes to choosing a practical yet comfortable piece of outdoor furniture for porches, lawns and patios all around the world. First created in the early 1900s, the adirondack chair has adapted and evolved with the... Read More

Adirondack Chairs By The Lake

Wednesday, 15 April, 2020

Is Outdoor Furniture Weatherproof?

New Zealand’s weather can be harsh on outdoor furniture. It’s not surprising that as you’re searching for outdoor furniture for your home or holiday home, you may have several questions about its durability and outdoor exposure. Design Warehouse knows it’s important to understand the strengths and weaknesses of various material options and we pride ourselves... Read More

amalfi aluminium deep seating collection

Monday, 06 April, 2020

Update Your Outdoor Space With Contemporary Concrete Furniture

Concrete might not be the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to outdoor furniture, but the versatility and durability of this material shouldn’t be overlooked. Sleek and stylish in design, and complementary to a variety of environments, it’s hard to go wrong with concrete furniture for your deck, patio or entertaining area.... Read More

Box Concrete Outdoor Seating

Wednesday, 11 March, 2020

Furniture to enhance any Small Urban Garden or City Balcony

As New Zealanders, we have an intrinsic connection to nature and the outdoors. However, one of the realities of modern urban living is that we may have to compromise on outdoor space in order to enjoy the convenience of city life. It doesn’t, however, mean that you can’t make the most of the space that... Read More