Top 10 Get Out! Posts of 2023

Get Out! is our weekly column that keeps you in the know on all things outdoor design. From innovative induction cooking on your deck to a parasol that also acts as lighting, we’ve shared a bit of everything in 2023. Here are the 10 posts you loved most!

12.20.23 | By
Top 10 Get Out! Posts of 2023

10. Party Time Is All the Time With fatboy’s Jolly Trolley

This bar cart on wheels includes an extended lamp, exuding happiness as you serve guests snacks and cocktails. The top shelf doubles as a removable tray when needed, which also makes spills loads easier to clean up – just remove and carry it to the sink.

simple boxy wood slat outdoor furniture

9. Spend Your Leisure Time With Joyf’s Tube Collection

The entirely sustainable Tube series embodies clean, concise design, in a fun color palette. It includes six pieces of streamlined outdoor furniture: a chair, a coffee table, a dining table, a bench, a bar table, and a bar stool that look straight out of a magazine.

outdoor convection oven and console table

8. The Cosmopolitan Collection Takes Induction Cooking Outdoors

Cosmopolitan Cook and Cosmopolitan Buffet Cook both feature optional integrated induction capabilities that remain hidden at first glance. Invisacook is ideal for small spaces where a grill might not be the most practical choice.

styled outdoor garden shed

7. The Latest From Il Giardino di Corten Makes Their Debut at Maison&Objet

La Stanza Che Non C’è (The Room That Isn’t There) is a versatile garden structure with a myriad of uses. Meanwhile, Convivium provides you with all the equipment and space of a traditional indoor kitchen – outdoors. Lastly, Cuordicuoio is a pair of leather and Corden steel armchairs that have been treated for the elements.

simple boxy wood slat outdoor furniture

6. Rietveld Originals x HAY Relaunch the Crate Outdoor Collection

HAY relaunched the Crate Collection, their take on the original that was designed by Gerrit Rietveld in 1934. Based on Rietveld’s Crate Chair, the whole of the collection is distinguished by wide planks and a low silhouette.

modern backless bench

5. After 17 Years the Ypsilon Bench Is Awoken

The bench’s stripped down design features angled, linear solid glulam beams, which rest on laser-cut and bent sheets of galvanized steel. The beams provide a comfortable seat, while the slope allows water to quickly run off the seating surface.

three modern glass and metal planters with plants

4. Balcony + Terrazza Glass Planters Feature Staggered Silhouettes

Inspired by biophilia, Balcony and Terrazza’s designs are sculptural and purposeful. Their individually mouth-blown glass pieces add a sense of calm to their surroundings by echoing patterns found in the natural world.

three wooden bird nesting boxes on tall posts

3. Bring All the Birds to the Yard With Ucci’s Nesting Boxes

To entice feathered occupants, Ucci’s nesting boxes feature large drainage holes that allow for good ventilation, grooves on the front panel to assist fledglings once they decide to climb out, and a storm-proof hanging system.

wall-mounted outdoor sink station

2. Upgrade Your Outdoor Water Tap With Weltevree’s Waterworks

Rinse off dirty boots, wash freshly-picked fruits and vegetables, and more. Waterworks can be used however you see fit – whether that’s as a spot to organize your gardening essentials or as the perfect mini bar and ice bucket.

And the most popular Get Out! post of 2023 is…

modern white parasol in a styled outdoor space

1. Hulasol Is the First Outdoor Umbrella/Lighting Solution of Its Kind

By day, Hulasol is a haven from the sun, protecting you from UV rays. By night, its illumination sets the mood for time spent outdoors. Hulasol’s design makes it suitable for long-term outdoor use, while its aerodynamic qualities provide substantial resistance against extreme weather.

Check out the rest of Design Milk’s end of the year coverage here!

Kelly Beall is Director of Branded Content at Design Milk. The Pittsburgh-based writer and designer has had a deep love of art and design for as long as she can remember, from Fashion Plates to MoMA and far beyond. When not searching out the visual arts, she's likely sharing her favorite finds with others. Kelly can also be found tracking down new music, teaching herself to play the ukulele, or on the couch with her three pets – Bebe, Rainey, and Remy. Find her @designcrush on social.