Choosing the right, great pieces is a little more difficult. You can go to your local shops and view, touch sit in/on different styles, constructions, metals, woods and fabrics. This will give you a good idea of size, foot print needed for each special area. If you’re like most of us, the internet is where we do our most fact gathering. Social media, fix-Ur-up shows on TV all give us great ideas.
The usual outdoor furnishing that contains a storage space is an outdoor bench. Instead of the usual plank of wood with two legs on both ends, outdoor benches these days have boxed structures which can be equipped with drawers or a top-removing lid. You can store whatever knick knacks you need to spruce up your backyard for your own or party use.