Outdoor

Universal Furniture Expands into Outdoor Category with Coastal Living

Delivering on its long-term strategy to be a whole-home resource, Universal Furniture is launching its first outdoor collection with the Coastal Living brand. Debuting in October at High Point…
Photo: Randall Whitehead
Photo: Randall Whitehead

Using Outdoor Lighting to Enhance Garden Designs

As we continue to sit stewing in our homes for the safety of ourselves and others, we look for activities that will give some meaning to this very strange time. I’ve divided people into groups. There…
Madcap Cottage
This cheerful Catskills, NY, screen porch designed by Madcap Cottage mixes patterns and materials.

How Consumers Are Optimizing Outdoor Spaces in a Time of Coronavirus

Whether a sun porch, patio or balcony, taking advantage of outdoor living spaces has never been more on the radar than now, as the coronavirus pandemic around the globe has canceled travel and…

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…