Outdoor cushions are a great way to take your outdoor bonding experience up a notch. Whether you want to add a cozy ambiance to your patio or create a unique design statement in the garden, their softness and durability make them perfect for your favourite outdoor spot to add comfort. They soften the look of a space, making it feel more inviting and relaxing.
According to statista.com, the market for outdoor furniture is expected to grow annually by 1.61% which amounts to US$ 1.81 billion this 2023. That’s promising! And what better way to accessorise an outdoor seating area than a stylish collection of lounge cushions sourced locally from around the globe? Whether you're laying on a chaise lounge for a quick rest or setting up a homey reading nook, outdoor cushions can make your go-to spot look chic without losing its cosiness.
There are so many design options you can do with them. Hang tight as we show you the best cushions for your outdoor setting so you can find one that fits your style!
What are the best cushions for outdoor setting?
Bringing the world to your doorstep has never been easier. With outdoor seat cushions made from locally sourced textiles from across the world, you can now create a unique and beautiful space in your backyard. Whether you’re looking for a global touch to your decor, or something special to spruce up your outdoor seating area, these cushions offer a unique way to add a splash of colour and style. With a wide variety of colours, patterns, and materials, you’ll be sure to find the perfect look to match any outdoor space.
What do outdoor cushions bring to your life?
Fawn & Lilac Houndstooth Harris Tweed Cushion | Ragged Robin
Let the rich, golden hues of early autumnal landscapes adorn your home with this Harris Tweed cushion we named Ragged Robin. With a soft fawn houndstooth and lilac check, this cushion has a traditional pattern inspired by the scenic beauty of the Outer Hebrides. Handmade using pure wool to last for years, Ragged Robin is perfect for keeping an outdoor spot look regal. By combining the durability of Harris Tweed fabric and the soft fawn houndstooth in lilac check, you can create a unique ambiance that is both fresh and relaxing.
Rich Brown with Red Check Harris Tweed Cushion | Peat
Sourced locally in a tiny croft on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, this lush brown and red Harris Tweed cushion stirs up memories of childhood fishing trips, of lazy days sitting by peat-stained rivers, when the sound of spilling water filled the air. The rich, earthy tones and radiant red checks running through, encapsulate the beauty of the Western Isles.
Each Harris Tweed fabric is handcrafted by local crofters and can withstand strong winds and torrential rain which makes it ideal for outdoor display. Despite its toughness, Harris Tweed is lightweight and as you can see, visually adaptable to a wide array of designs.
Terracotta and Indigo Hand Woven Patterned Ikat Cushion | Rumah
This aesthetic piece of art is hand-dyed using natural dyes from local plants and minerals surrounding the lovely island of Sumba in the East of Bali, Indonesia. The pattern is said to identify the wearer’s rank, wealth, social status, and individual characteristics. A design as intricate as this one would have taken over a year to create and involved many skilled weavers and dyers. This Ikat cushion is a conversation piece that every home must have for their outdoor space!
These cushions are made from locally sourced textiles, ensuring that they are high-quality and ethically sourced. You can choose from a diverse range of designs, colours, and patterns to find the perfect fit for your outdoor space. Whether you’re looking for a classic checked pattern or something more modern and abstract, you’ll be sure to find something that suits your style.
By incorporating textiles from around the world into your outdoor space, you can create a unique and inviting atmosphere for your guests. So why not give your space an upgrade today with outdoor couch cushions made with locally sourced textiles from around the world?
Why Do You Need To Have Outdoor Cushions?
Cushions are a great way to add a unique style to your outdoor living space. They can transform your outdoor space into a cozy and inviting area, perfect for relaxing or entertaining guests. With outdoor cushions made from locally sourced textiles from across the world, you can create a look that truly stands out from the crowd.
Gold & Burgundy Woven Cushion from Bhutan | Mongar
The use of these local textiles brings with it a special kind of comfort. Not only do the materials provide superior comfort for your outdoor seating, but they also provide an exotic sense of style that is sure to catch the eye of anyone passing by. The fabrics have been carefully chosen to provide superior support and breathability, ensuring you get the most comfortable experience possible.
Large Rose Pink Cactus Silk Lumbar Cushion | Markunda
What’s more, the use of local textiles allows for a wide range of styles and designs to choose from. Whether you’re looking for something bright and bold, or something more subtle and sophisticated, there are options to suit every taste and preference.
With locally sourced textiles from across the world, you can create a look that is sure to impress your friends and family alike.
The Benefits of Using Handcrafted Textiles for Outdoor Spaces
Orange & Cream Ikat Cushion from Bali | Plumeria
When it comes to outdoor cushions, locally sourced textiles offer a number of benefits. For starters, they are more sustainable than synthetic fabrics, meaning they help reduce your carbon footprint. Locally sourced textiles also give you access to a variety of colours and patterns, allowing you to create a unique look for your home. They are also often of higher quality than synthetic fabrics, making them long-lasting and durable. Additionally, many local artisans create unique textiles that add an extra layer of character and personality to your home décor. Ultimately, choosing locally sourced textiles gives you access to unique pieces that are both beautiful and sustainable.
Our Amazing Journey of Sourcing Textiles Ideal for Outdoor Cushions
Photo taken in the bustling markets of Denpasar, Indonesia
Photo taken in the lively souks (traditional marketplace) of Morocco
Finding the perfect fabric for outdoor cushions can be a daunting task. There are thousands of fabrics, colours, and patterns to choose from. But with the help of wonderful individuals, we have met along the journey, we are able to produce a diverse collection of cushions that carries the stories of artisans who made them, their way of life, and their significance in their culture. Check out our blog for travel tips we’ve learned along the way!
At The World In Cushions, we understand the importance of sourcing textiles from around the world in order to provide the textile enthusiasts out there with the best quality and style options. We take great care in researching and sourcing materials from all corners of the globe. This ensures that our outdoor cushions are as unique and varied as the places they come from.
Choose From Different Designs and Patterns Available
When it comes to outdoor bench cushions, the possibilities are truly endless. You can find a variety of designs and patterns to choose from that will bring make your outdoor space one-of-a-kind.
Acrylic Checked Cushion from Kenya | Maasai
Royal Blue Ikat Cushion from Bali | Tapak
You can find cushions with floral, geometric, abstract, and even animal prints, giving you plenty of options to choose from. There are also plenty of different colours and hues available in order to match the existing decor of your home. Additionally, there are plenty of textured fabrics available such as cotton, linen, velvet, and more, making it easy to find something that fits your style.
How To Take Care of Your Outdoor Cushions?
Proper care and maintenance are required to keep outdoor cushions in pristine condition and ensure they look good for years to come. Here are some tips on how to take care of your outdoor cushions:
By following these simple steps, you can ensure your outdoor cushions will stay looking great for years to come.
There are so many possibilities on how to stylishly use outdoor cushions for your home. Whether you’re lounging in the sun or hosting an outdoor gathering, you’ll be able to enjoy your time outside without worrying about uncomfortable seating. With cushions, you can build your refuge from the world. And outdoor cushions are designed to give you just that.
We encourage you to experiment with different looks until you find what works best for your favourite outdoor spot! We hope that you’ve learned something from this blog. If you need more extensive help, check out our Interior Consulting services. This might be the home and life makeover you have been waiting for. For any suggestions, do let us know in the comments section below. We can’t wait to hear from you!
Happy styling from The World In Cushions family!