Happenings — summer

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION SALE

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In the spirit of independence and the opportunity to pursue our dreams (we love what we do, and thank you for allowing us to do that!), we're celebrating by discounting everything storewide this weekend. Need a few things for entertaining this weekend?  Come in and take a cool, refreshing breath while browsing our latest designer selection of serving trays, bar carts, cocktail recipe books, placemats and table linens...  ...We also have the newly released Al Fresco Melamine dinnerware from Juliska in-stock!  Perfect for entertaining indoors and out (check out the promo video here)!   Find relaxation amongst indoor/outdoor pillows from Designers Guild, fun...

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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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