Navigation

Get Out! - Page 14

Refreshment Stations Take Center Stage

Refreshment Stations Take Center Stage

You will have noticed the extravagant sophistication that has taken over the good old barbecue. Well, that is kind of old hat now. If you wa…
Get Out!
Urban Garden Challenges

Urban Garden Challenges

When you embark on a design project in the city, you will quickly realize you have a set of challenges that go far beyond choosing decor and…
Get Out!
The Outdoor Floor Lamp

The Outdoor Floor Lamp

Outdoor lighting is no longer a functional necessity to help you find your way to the front door. With the outdoor design revolution, these …
Get Out!
Be Unique

Be Unique

In our “global” world, a major complaint one hears everywhere is about chain shops. For example, if you are in Paris, London or …
Get Out!
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!
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…
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!

Get Out! - Page 14

Refreshment Stations Take Center Stage

Refreshment Stations Take Center Stage

You will have noticed the extravagant sophistication that has taken over the good old barbecue. Well, that is kind of old hat now. If you wa…
Get Out!
Urban Garden Challenges

Urban Garden Challenges

When you embark on a design project in the city, you will quickly realize you have a set of challenges that go far beyond choosing decor and…
Get Out!
The Outdoor Floor Lamp

The Outdoor Floor Lamp

Outdoor lighting is no longer a functional necessity to help you find your way to the front door. With the outdoor design revolution, these …
Get Out!
Be Unique

Be Unique

In our “global” world, a major complaint one hears everywhere is about chain shops. For example, if you are in Paris, London or …
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!
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…
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!

Get the Design Milk Digest

Fresh design delivered right to your inbox