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Coffeehouse cool
The wide slats, attractive matte silver finish and lightweight aluminum construction give this accordion folding chair a heavyweight look for alfresco latte hour. $29.95 from Crate & Barrel. (Allen J. Schaben / LAT)
Danish midcentury modern
With beautifully proportioned curved arms, legs and back posts of polished teak and a rich full grain leather seat, this classic was designed in the 1960s by Tepf Parker for Trip Trap Denmark. Price and dealers available from (866) 490-2448. (Allen J. Schaben / LAT)
Hide out
For the style-obsessed, the beautifully finished steel folding Lina chair with padded leather seat and back is a good-looking, smooth operator that’s made in Italy, $110 from Design Within Reach; (800) 944-2233. (Allen J. Schaben / LAT)
Tropical option
Nicely overscaled for comfort and able to withstand the elements, this Balau tropical hardwood slatted chair does not require any special care, $59.40 through Aug. 31 from Cost Plus World Market at (Allen J. Schaben / LAT)