Turn your roof deck into an oasis of urban calm with ideas from Homepolish
July 7, 2016
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Raise the roof
When the weather turns warm, there's no better place to dine, lounge, and entertain than outside. Urban living might limit your outdoor space, but even a tiny roof deck will do! Here you'll find inspiration from rooftop "rooms" designed by Homepolishdesigners. Homepolishprovides beautiful interior design by the hour with over 450 interior designers nationally.
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Roof decks are city retreats when you block out the skyline views with wooden slatting.
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This deck really knocks it out of the park. With several lounge areas, a dining area, and great views, it's a real extension of the home and perfect for entertaining. Astroturf upgrades the space and keeps it feeling grounded (pun intended).
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Only room for one or two chairs but you also want plants? Introducing the bench planter! Make the most of your space with double-duty seating.
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A number of potted plants, including colorful hydrangeas, and synthetic turf give this urban perch a lush look and feel.
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Primed for lounging
Another example of a "living room" extension, this deck has a great weather-resistant rug that matches the similar sofa fabric. This home is all about its entertainment factors.
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Inexpensive wooden folding chairs make for great outdoor seating. They have a rustic charm that compliments many styles and they can be easily customized with a little paint.
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Just because it's outside doesn't mean it can't be chic. Weather-resistant fabrics come in every color and pattern imaginable, so don't hesitate to create a beautiful, cohesive space with similar shades. Outdoor furniture that closely mirrors what you'd want to have inside is also now "a thing."
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Add some potted plants to keep the space feeling green.