Outdoor

Style Board: Indoor Style Drives Outdoor Living Trends

Soothing colors, materials and easy functionality define these pieces designed to bridge indoor/outdoor living.   Bring the lush tropics to covered outdoor spaces  in Safavieh’s Barbados rug…
Laurence Carr Summer Outdoor Style
Laurence Carr shares her tips for spectacular summer outdoor style.

Styling Outdoor Spaces for Summer

Summertime is best spent outdoors, drinking in fresh air, soaking up vitamin D through the sun’s nourishing rays, dining al fresco, and… well, I would say socializing, but this summer it’s better to…
Kerrie Kelly Design Labs Transforming the front porch
For Kerrie Kelly, the front porch has become another place to work and live.

A Refreshed Outlook from the Front Porch

For nine weeks we have been working from home and social distancing from our clients, friends and family. The first couple of weeks, we thought it was kinda fun to perch ourselves at the breakfast…

Space to Grow: Planters

As indoor and outdoor spaces continue to blend, planters offer a stylish accent for natural design elements.   The Faceted banded bronze container from Global Views is made from porcelain and…

Lounging Around: Outdoor Lounge Furniture

Outdoor relaxation is made simple with these lounge pieces.    From Brown Jordan, the 20TWENTY collection conveys a view of creativity, relaxation and balance for a new decade with 20/20 vision.…
Laurence Carr Beyond Aesthetics Setting an Outdoor Table
Laurence Carr shares the importance of setting an ambience for outdoor dining.

Setting an Eco-Friendly Outdoor Table for Summer Months

As those of us in the Northern Hemisphere begin to experience longer and warmer days, we are drawn to our backyards, our decks, our terraces and our balconies. Whether we live in the heart of a big…
Outdoor kitchen and dining space with fireplace designed by Tres Jolie Maison
Designers Sue-Jolie Rioux and Timothy Boylan of Tres Jolie Maison design outdoor living spaces like this Florida outdoor kitchen to be an extension of in the indoors.

In the Outdoor Kitchen with Tres Jolie Maison

Part of the outdoor living trend, al fresco kitchens are having their moment in the sun — or shade as the case may be. As more consumers choose to stay home and entertain rather than go out on the…

Phillips Collection Ariana Planter

Measuring 32 inches across by 31 inches high, the Ariana planter from Phillips Collection in off white offers a textured, neutral look for any space.

Fermob Surprising Armchair

The Surprising low chair in teak blends the best of two elements: teak and steel. The trendy mixed material chair from Fermob is treated for outdoors, but can also be used inside to create a sleek…
Henck Design
Henck Design's outdoor space on Ave of the Arts in Philadlphia.

How Interior Designers Can Put Their Talents to Use Outdoors

Are you connecting your design clients with the top quality in outdoor living?      It’s easy to focus inside of our client’s homes, and it’s relatively frequent that designers forget to upsell…