Design small balconies with clever designs
The balcony as the new garden of the urban society? That little piece of freedom in the fresh air may often seem negligible, but even small balconies can be furnished modernly with a few ideas and functional outdoor furniture. These few square metres, nonetheless so important for urban life, have long since captured the attention of furniture designers.
Create a small balcony with modern furniture, Photo: Vitra
Small balcony: here is how you design it creatively and compactly
The large patio above the roofs of the city are part of the cinematic list of wishes of almost every urbanite. However, instead of open skies over Berlin, the balcony reality is often more like the French egress with a negligible space offering. Thanks to creative and functional furniture, this necessity can quickly be transformed into a virtue. We will show several of the most effective designs and ideas for a small and yet comfortable balcony, from the minimalist folding table to the clever planter.
Small and yet really big
Small spaces call for creative solutions when furnishing, and the balcony is, apart from the storeroom, the smallest of them all. Many manufacturers have long since recognised this challenge and designed functional, durable and attractive furniture for outdoors. With some imagination and knowledge of one's own needs, even small balconies can be transformed into cosy places for relaxed hours. For the vacation at home, it even provides serious competition for distant travel destinations with the appropriate furnishings .