Sofas, sectional sofas and love seats in modern metal designs.
For centuries patios and gardens all over the world have been home to metal outdoor furniture.
Often classic metal outdoor sofa's and loveseats will still be found at estate sales or even at the curb on trash day.
The ease of making outdoor seating made from metal, its strength and long life have always made it a popular choice for furniture designers.
New production methods and finishing styles have only added to the designers ability to make metal sofa's and loveseats that are more stylish and much more resistant to sun or rain.
Most of the better quality metal pieces that are now made have a paint finish that is very similar to those applied to new cars and trucks.
They apply many coats and are very resistant to rust and corrosion from rain and ocean salt spray or from color fading caused by the sun.
Also consider the fabrics used for cushions. Top quality pieces use fabrics that are much more resistant to sun fade and rain and will give you many more years of service then a sofa or loveseat with cheap fabric.
Only buy an sofa or loveseat that uses an exterior grade foam that will not mold or mildew.
The metal outdoor seating that you buy today is better than it has ever been and will almost certainly be sought after by furniture collectors in the future.