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Ideas & Inspiration: Outdoor Settings Pt. 1

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Since it's that sunshine-celebrating time of year, we thought we’d explore some of the most exciting and practical ways to transform your outdoor area into "party central", "relaxation station", or whatever vibe you might be going for.  Whether pool-front, waterfront, green-grassy acres or garden bonanza, there are plenty of options to enhance and optimize your exterior spread. [Photograph © Fiona Newell Weeks] We're talking about woven all-weather wicker, ethically-harvested teak frames, heirloom-worthy aluminum, versatile “grid” geometric seating, illuminating lanterns, Parasol canopies, palm planter boxes, hard-as-nails ceramic table tops, retro chaise-on-wheels, and peanut tables, just to name a few.   Any of those strike your fancy...or...

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Ideas & Inspiration: Outdoor Settings Pt. 2

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In the last segment we ran through a variety of options for planning your outdoor spread, highlighting furniture pieces made by some of the top manufacturers in the world. We also discussed materials and guiding principles utilized in the production of these thoughtful, well-made products. For this next installment, we’ll showcase a few more options  -- including supplemental tables, durable fabrics and fun accessories -- to round out the entire project.   (Hint: If you really want your deck or patio to stand out, this is where we discuss the cool stuff.)     [Photograph © Janus et Cie 2016.] Chaise Lounge. We should have included this in part...

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