Your composite decking is no longer simply a place to sit or have a barbecue in the summer, it’s becoming an extension of the interior living space With the increased use of external lighting and heating it extends the hours you can use your deck and enjoy the outside life. With all this in mind, here are four hot design trends for your summer deck.
- Mix your colours
If you are looking to use an Ash Grey decking why not use a Charcoal decking board to create a border? By reversing any of our dual sided board the effect can be stunning, creating a personalised deck.
- Try herringbone
Like grey flooring, parquet flooring has been an interior trend for some time. If you have herringbone parquet in your living space then it makes absolute sense to bring it to your decking. Even if you don’t have interior parquet, playing with composite decking board patterns, or simply laying the boards diagonally gives a dynamic and modern look to your decking.
- Dressing up your decking
Decking is the perfect place for an outdoor room in the summer. Take your design cues from the coastal trend and dress an outdoor rattan sofa with cool green and blue cushions, go for retro style cane furniture painted in bold colours or set up your outdoor decking with ottomans and cosy blankets for cooler evenings.
- Go multilevel
Setting your decking across multiple levels lets you incorporate different themed areas – you could drop a hot tub in one or build an outdoor bar – and really maximise the available space. This is also a great way to add visual interest to a fairly bland back garden.
Our composite decking has long been a popular design choice for commercial and residential property owners looking to utilise space whilst increasing the value of their investment – and in 2018 our Ash Grey decking is the hottest outdoor furniture trend.