outdoor living

How to Elevate Outdoor Designs

Interior designers who attended the Outdoor Design Conference yesterday at the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago walked away from the event with great tips for making outdoor spaces shine for…

3 Tips for Combining Outdoor Living and Aging-in-Place Designs

The Outdoor Design Conference is happening today at Chicago's Merchandise Mart. Now in its sixth year, the conference brings interior designers together for a day of education and networking. The…

Outdoor Design Conference Coming to Chicago in March

In recent years, the line between indoor and outdoor living has blurred. It used to be that these two areas never crossed paths, and they rarely shared the same design styles. Interiors mattered most…

Mariah Maydew to Chair ICFA Retail Council

Mariah Maydew, President of Fruehauf’s Patio and Garden in Boulder, CO, is serving as the 2019 Chair of the International Casual Furnishings Association (IFCA) Retail Council following four years as…

Ode to Outdoor (Lighting)

If interior lighting is the delicious strawberry cream cheese filling between the perfect layers of sponge cake, then outdoor lighting is, of course, the icing on the cake. (Or maybe we’ve just been…

6 Insider Tips for Styling an Outdoor Kitchen and Dining Room

Eating bistecca in the backyard will never replace a trip to Tuscany, but with the right design elements, it can come pretty close.   “Although every family’s needs are different, people continue to…

Outside World

As a resident of the Northeast, I get to enjoy the outdoors for approximately four months a year. During the other eight, I regularly get to escape to warmer climes for work and thus I’m never able…
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