When you hire a designer, one question they will ask you is, “What do you want to use your space for?” Designers ask this question because they know that how we design our space will in the end, shape how we interact with that space.
Most people use their outdoor living spaces for two reasons: to relax alone, or to enjoy the company of others. Being able to provide an interesting experience for both scenarios is easy. Buy a fire table.
The Magic of Fire Tables
Think about the last time you were around a fire. How many people were there? What were you talking about?
The magic of fire tables is that they are an intuitive gathering space. The warmth of the fire invites people to pull up chairs and relax. And something about sitting together around a crackling fire encourages intimacy, which in turn, inspires great conversations. And of course, a little wine doesn’t hurt.
But as you continue designing and cultivating your outdoor space, you want to think about what kind of fire table you want.
Universal Round Table
The Universal Round Table by Woodard Furniture has a sleek black design that will match with almost any furniture set. The 30.5” width of the table gives you and your guests enough room for drinks, s’mores or a bowl of pistachios. Pair this fire table with some fire glass, and you’ll have people flocking around it in no time.
Designing your outdoor space for your guests is about making things intuitive. If people see a fire table and some chairs, they’ll know what to do.
In today’s world, we spend the majority of our time indoors, looking at screens, scrolling and clicking. It’s easy to feel stressed and compressed when you’re stuck in a box staring at a screen all day. And with daylight savings, by the time we leave the office, it’s dark.
As the saying goes, we can’t buy more time. But we can extend our time outdoors in a very simple way. Buy more light.
One of our favorite outdoor lighting options are solar lanterns. They are cordless solar-powered lights that give your space an elegant, playful feel. The lights are constructed with durable fade and weather resistant nylon, so they’ll hang out rain or shine. The best part is that they are affordable, and you can install them in a matter of minutes.
LED String Lights
Another popular energy efficient option is our LED commercial string lights. You’ve probably seen these lights decorating outdoor weddings and backyard parties. The old-world design adds a quiet ambiance that compliments conversation or alone time. Installation is quick and easy, and the LED lights last for a whopping 50,000 hours.
We can’t control the pace of the sun, but we can control the flick of a switch. The next time you come home from work, enjoy the freedom of your outdoor space with lighting that sets the mood for fun and relaxation.