Deckchair stripes are my favorite outdoor furniture trend right now – I found the 9 best backyard seat cushions to get the look

Bring coastal cool to your outdoor space with any of these deckchair stripe-style cushions and add a pop of color to your backyard

Backyard furniture upholstered in orange deckchair stripes
(Image credit: Studio Ashby/Hay Designs)

There is something joyous about the simple deckchair stripe, the thick strip of bright, often primary color that never seems to go out of style. Evocative of holidays and with a strong sense of nostalgia, these cheery stripes bring a playful pop of pattern to any outdoor space, transforming any size of backyard. 

'Who doesn’t love a stripe,' asks Tim Walters of George Spencer Designs. 'Deck chair stripes in bright colors are a mainstay of outdoor furniture, a reminder of holidays spent on the beach.' From across the color spectrum, these are the 12 seat cushions that I've got in my shopping basket to brighten up my backyard.

Oonagh Turner
Oonagh Turner

Oonagh is an interiors writer and editor, and expert at keeping up with trends from the world of interior design. For this story, she's scoured the web to find the best striped outdoor cushions for any type of backyard.

Best deckchair stripes for a playful backyard

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I've scoured the web for modern outdoor furniture so you don't have to. Embrace the deckchair stripe with my favorite pick of cheery deckchair bench cushions.

Oonagh Turner
Livingetc content editor and design expert

Oonagh is a content editor at and an expert at spotting the interior trends that are making waves in the design world. Writing a mix of everything and everything from home tours to news, long-form features to design idea pieces on the website, as well as frequently featured in the monthly print magazine, she's the go-to for design advice in the home. Previously, she worked on a London property title, producing long-read interiors features, style pages and conducting interviews with a range of famous faces from the UK interiors scene, from Kit Kemp to Robert Kime. In doing so, she has developed a keen interest in London's historical architecture and the city's distinct tastemakers paving the way in the world of interiors.