At MJN & Associates Interiors, we don’t just design indoor spaces; we can also help you add some style to your porch, patio, or other outdoor living areas. We love the idea of al fresco dining and entertaining, but with Georgia’s hot summer days, you’ve got to have some way to beat the heat. Enter the trusty patio umbrella!

Elle Decor has a great slideshow of pretty patio umbrellas, so you don’t have to choose between function and style. Take a look at a few of our favorites below.

B These Sunbrellas from Pottery Barn can add a pop of color or graphic punch to your backyard. The black and white stripes is especially chic and could work with either a bold take on traditional or a minimalistic contemporary style.

Marimekko’s Madison umbrella cover has a lovely nature-inspired motif.

Room and Board’s Waikiki Orange umbrella combines form and function beautifully.

The Shadylace Parasol by Droog features a unique shape and a fabulous bright green color, not to mention the adorable little bird accent on top! It would be perfect for adding a feminine touch to your deck or patio.

Do you want to create the perfect space for outdoor entertaining or relaxation at in your Atlanta area home? We’d love to help, so call us at 888.377.8026 for help with any of your design challenges, no matter how large or small.