Easy, breezy sum­mery so­lu­tions for the ur­ban back­yard

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Five pa­tio so­lu­tions for lay­ing low in the sum­mer heat BY SARA CUN­NING­HAM

1 RING OF FIRE

Warm your hands (and ward off mos­qui­toes) around this light­weight con­crete fire pit hand­crafted lo­cally by Dekko Con­crete. Nat­u­ral gas or propane burn­ing, it also comes with your choice of dec­o­ra­tive rock. $2495, AT ARD OUT­DOOR, 3019 DUF­FERIN ST ARDOUTDOOR.COM

2 PATH FINDER

The buffed teak han­dle on the Co­coon lantern makes it easy for pool party guests to lo­cate flip-flops, while the polypropy­lene shade cre­ates so­lar and recharge­able LED– pow­ered am­bi­ence. $900, AT JARDIN DE VILLE, 44 SHERBOURNE ST JARDINDEVILLE.COM

3 OUTLIERS

Pa­tri­cia Urquiola ref­er­enced In­dia’s quin­tes­sen­tial car­pets and roll cush­ions for her lat­est rug col­lec­tion for Gan. Hand­made in polypropy­lene, the boho out­door range dries quickly af­ter flash sum­mer show­ers. CALL FOR PRIC­ING, AT KIOSK, 288 KING ST E KIOSKDESIGN.CA

4 IS­LAND IN THE SUN

De­signed to look like a small is­land ris­ing out of the sea, the comfy Bri­oni lounge chair fea­tures a dark band that pro­tects its Uv-re­sis­tant up­hol­stery from mak­ing con­tact with the ground.

FROM $3700, AT SUITE 22 IN­TE­RI­ORS, 429 RICH­MOND ST E SUITE22.CA

5 SHADES OF SUM­MER

Paola Lenti’s daz­zling flat or dome-shaped Bistro para­sols now come with seat­ing el­e­ments and alu­minum side ta­bles that can be con­fig­ured to cre­ate the per­fect pa­tio oa­sis. CALL FOR PRIC­ING, AT STU­DIO B, 380 KING ST E STUDIOBHOME.COM

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