face [transitive, intransitive] to be opposite somebody/something; to have your face or front pointing towards somebody/something or in a particular direction
face somebody/something She turned and faced him.
Most of the rooms face the sea.
They face each other across the aisle.
face + adv./prep. The terrace faces south.
a north-facing wall
a south-east-facing garden
to face outwards/inwards/upwards/downwards
Lie with your palms facing upwards.
Which direction are you facing?
Look at the picture
You're sitting on a chair in a room and there is a door in the room (the door can be in any position).
Now you want to turn the chair to face the outside so that you can enjoy looking through the door to the outside.
is it idiomatic to say "turn the chair to face the outside" in this situation?