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The Advent of the Functional Sculpture

The Advent of the Functional Sculpture

Is it the lack of space of many modern outdoor spaces or is it new available technologies that have prompted designers to entirely rethink m…
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Faux Nature is a Real Trend

Faux Nature is a Real Trend

In the fashion world, faux fur was top of the trends this winter. In the outdoor design world, we have seen the rise of faux grass and now i…
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Planters Get Practical

Planters Get Practical

Planters are probably the equivalent in gardening of an “IT bag” in fashion. Making a trendy statement was a must, and we saw st…
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Swings Grow Up

Swings Grow Up

Swings are in many ways icons of childhood. Outdoor designers are changing that by offering very high end options for grown ups. Every home …
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Carpet Heads Out

Carpet Heads Out

Yes, yes, yes…creative minds have found yet another way to encourage you to invest in your outdoor decor. And resisting will be hard g…
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Divide and Conquer in 2010

Divide and Conquer in 2010

Human nature is odd. People love outdoor spaces for that special air of freedom and the absence of walls…and what are people now buying? D…
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The Reinvention of the “Toi and Moi” Seat

The Reinvention of the “Toi and Moi” Seat

If you browse through decor magazines presenting trends for 2010, you will notice the number of great twin seats, romantically called “…
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Gardening Accessories Go Design

Gardening Accessories Go Design

As a rule of thumb, a traditional garden is made with 80% plants and 20% hardscaping and accessories. Modern gardens have the opposite ratio…
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Use that Wall: The Trellis Re-invents Itself

Use that Wall: The Trellis Re-invents Itself

However small a patio or terrace may be, its walls are too often overlooked and under exploited when designing the space. In the late 90R…
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Forget Lawns, Go For Creative Grass

Forget Lawns, Go For Creative Grass

Two years ago, I attended the annual conference of The Society of Garden Designers in England. The chairman’s opening remarks were a b…
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Outdoor Gift Ideas: Give A Smile

Outdoor Gift Ideas: Give A Smile

I am not surprised that many are adding items for their outdoor spaces on their wishlist for the holiday season as the variety of  stylish …
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Designs to Cheer Up Patios This Winter

Designs to Cheer Up Patios This Winter

A lovely white winter may be on the way but in the meantime a colorful one is also a great way to enjoy your outdoor space…whether you…
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Going Green? Go Full Monty With Zero Carbon Designs

Going Green? Go Full Monty With Zero Carbon Designs

Marketers’ “green washing” eco claims are still going strong! Through my trend and design tracking activities I have seen …
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Outdoor Textiles: Time for Creative Ambition

Outdoor Textiles: Time for Creative Ambition

Outdoor textiles have been the neglected product area for outdoors. I have hardly seen any innovations since the beginning of the boom in ou…
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Outdoor Heating

Outdoor Heating

If you are a movie lover, perhaps you have seen Hamlet, directed by Kenneth Branagh. The film kicks off with a shot of the old King lounging…
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Adopt the Lounge Attitude with Playful Outdoor Lighting

Adopt the Lounge Attitude with Playful Outdoor Lighting

Lighting is the single most difficult thing to get right indoors. It can make or break a space, as lighting often affects our mood. Somehow …
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Get Out! - Page 14

The Advent of the Functional Sculpture

The Advent of the Functional Sculpture

Is it the lack of space of many modern outdoor spaces or is it new available technologies that have prompted designers to entirely rethink m…
Get Out!
Faux Nature is a Real Trend

Faux Nature is a Real Trend

In the fashion world, faux fur was top of the trends this winter. In the outdoor design world, we have seen the rise of faux grass and now i…
Get Out!
Planters Get Practical

Planters Get Practical

Planters are probably the equivalent in gardening of an “IT bag” in fashion. Making a trendy statement was a must, and we saw st…
Get Out!
Swings Grow Up

Swings Grow Up

Swings are in many ways icons of childhood. Outdoor designers are changing that by offering very high end options for grown ups. Every home …
Get Out!
Divide and Conquer in 2010

Divide and Conquer in 2010

Human nature is odd. People love outdoor spaces for that special air of freedom and the absence of walls…and what are people now buying? D…
Get Out!
The Reinvention of the “Toi and Moi” Seat

The Reinvention of the “Toi and Moi” Seat

If you browse through decor magazines presenting trends for 2010, you will notice the number of great twin seats, romantically called “…
Get Out!
Gardening Accessories Go Design

Gardening Accessories Go Design

As a rule of thumb, a traditional garden is made with 80% plants and 20% hardscaping and accessories. Modern gardens have the opposite ratio…
Get Out!
Use that Wall: The Trellis Re-invents Itself

Use that Wall: The Trellis Re-invents Itself

However small a patio or terrace may be, its walls are too often overlooked and under exploited when designing the space. In the late 90R…
Get Out!
Forget Lawns, Go For Creative Grass

Forget Lawns, Go For Creative Grass

Two years ago, I attended the annual conference of The Society of Garden Designers in England. The chairman’s opening remarks were a b…
Get Out!
Outdoor Gift Ideas: Give A Smile

Outdoor Gift Ideas: Give A Smile

I am not surprised that many are adding items for their outdoor spaces on their wishlist for the holiday season as the variety of  stylish …
Get Out!
Designs to Cheer Up Patios This Winter

Designs to Cheer Up Patios This Winter

A lovely white winter may be on the way but in the meantime a colorful one is also a great way to enjoy your outdoor space…whether you…
Get Out!
Going Green? Go Full Monty With Zero Carbon Designs

Going Green? Go Full Monty With Zero Carbon Designs

Marketers’ “green washing” eco claims are still going strong! Through my trend and design tracking activities I have seen …
Get Out!
Outdoor Textiles: Time for Creative Ambition

Outdoor Textiles: Time for Creative Ambition

Outdoor textiles have been the neglected product area for outdoors. I have hardly seen any innovations since the beginning of the boom in ou…
Get Out!
Outdoor Heating

Outdoor Heating

If you are a movie lover, perhaps you have seen Hamlet, directed by Kenneth Branagh. The film kicks off with a shot of the old King lounging…
Get Out!
Adopt the Lounge Attitude with Playful Outdoor Lighting

Adopt the Lounge Attitude with Playful Outdoor Lighting

Lighting is the single most difficult thing to get right indoors. It can make or break a space, as lighting often affects our mood. Somehow …
Get Out!

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