Outdoor

Casual Market Chicago 2018 Preview

Held in the Merchandise Mart Sept. 25-28, this year’s show is the place to be to scout new intros for outdoor and casual spaces. In creating the Knot lounge chair, designers at Janus et Cie used a…
Berryhill Portable Bluetooth LED Lantern in Matte Black with leather straps from Kichler Lighting
Kichler Lighting Berryhill Portable Bluetooth LED Lantern

Berryhill Portable Bluetooth LED Lantern

New from Kichler Lighting, the Berryhill portable Bluetooth LED lantern lights up outdoor spaces. Its built-in Bluetooth speaker syncs with compatible devices to deliver great music wherever used.…

ICFA Announces Design Excellence Category Winners

The International Casual Furnishings Association (IFCA) announced this week the winners of its Design Excellence competition, recognizing 11 manufacturers of outdoor home furnishings and accessories …

Ignite the Night

From sculptural designs to industrial lanterns, these outdoor wall sconces offer a variety of aesthetics to illuminate exteriors in style.  The textured black tapered shades of Vaxcel’s Ephraim…

From Beach to Backyard

Designer Kerrie Kelly’s new South Beach Collection for Coyote Outdoor Living is bringing beach vibes to the backyard. The six-piece set, featuring a loveseat, two lounge chairs, two side tables and a…
Watermark Living patio set
The eclecticism of indoor decorating is moving out and Watermark Living is targeting the design community with collections that help designers bridge the divide. Here, Watermark Living takes mixed media to the next level with a patterned poly-lumber table top on an aluminum base, combined with synthetic woven and sling chairs. PoliSoul offers the warm hues, heft and texture of vintage teak and can stand up to harsh sun, waves and winds season after season.

Watermark Living Sets Sights on Design Community

Watermark Living is seeking to elevate its presence in the design community on a number of fronts, most recently by partnering with Steelyard, the trade-only digital platform that allows designers to…

30th Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have released the full list of finalists for the 30th Annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, January 18, 2019. The ARTS…
outdoor lighting ideas house facade
Well done exterior lighting draws people to a home without visually overpowering the architecture or the landscaping. Photo by Misha Bruk.

Exterior Lighting Techniques

To most homeowners, outdoor lighting means a pair of decorative wall sconces by the front door, a few lights along the walkway and perhaps floodlights for security. Exterior lighting can do much more…

4 Key Takeaways from the 2018 Houzz & Home Report

Each year, Houzz.com releases its annual report on home renovation trends, and its 2018 Houzz & Home Report delivered key findings and helpful insights as to what homeowners are renovating and…

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…