Sometimes you want to sit with a book and a cup of coffee on your balcony, other times you want to move around and water your plants or do some yoga. A folding bench and chairs makes for the perfect space-saver when you need more room.
The truth is, small balconies can pack a punch if laid out well, but the secret lies in optimising the space available so that the floor isn’t entirely eaten up by seating. In this nifty ideabook, we show you 40 space-saving ways to turn your bijou balcony into a relaxing sit-out.
The first thing that every balcony needs is greenery, so buy some awesome pots to attach to the rails, or make vertical gardens to save some space. Working a comfortable seating arrangement into a small balcony can be something of a challenge for most urban dwellers because, well, when a little space is all you have, why chip away at it?
Balconies come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Some are custom made, in which case in means that the client already has a clear idea of how that space is going to be used and organized. But regardless the size or location, you have to be able to make the most of your balcony.
I bet some of the ideas we’re about to show you never even crossed your mind. Many of us have balconies, and it’s great to spend time outdoors, including a balcony. That’s why we’ve rounded up several amazing accessories and furniture pieces that will save space in your balcony, that’s cool not only for small balconies but also big ones.
Another necessary piece is a table to have a glass of wine, choose a table to hang it on the rails or even to hide in the floor! The seating options can be also space-saving, they can be folding or hidden. Look at the brilliant options for your balcony below and choose something for décor!