Haute Looks in Outdoor Furniture

Emu

While many of us think “old world” when we think of Europe, in the area of furniture and design, Europeans seem to look more to the future than the past. So much of contemporary furniture has its origin in Europe. Why is it that Europeans seem to embrace this newness quicker than we do in America?

Dedon

For the past several years, a few outdoor furniture manufacturers have begun to introduce styles that are more contemporary. Living in a region of the country like the South, where a new version of a ball and claw foot is . . . → Read More: Haute Looks in Outdoor Furniture

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Recliners Go Outside

Summer Classics “Yacht”

Outdoor furniture may be formal or casual, matched or not, new or old. However, one thing that everyone must include in their outdoor room is a comfortable spot conducive to napping. What’s the point of creating an outdoor room of any kind if you can’t find a spot for a nap?

While your spot could be a secluded hammock, a long sofa, or perhaps a decadent chaise lounge, have you ever considered an outdoor recliner? The ability to recline the back and put your feet up is very appealing. Just look at how many American households . . . → Read More: Recliners Go Outside

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Shopping For Outdoor Furniture

Summer Classics

Outdoor living is a big trend and it seems that outdoor furniture can be found nearly everywhere you shop. But, really, selling outdoor furniture is a specialty and encompasses a great deal more than simply labeling something as “outdoor.” I have often heard people describe the process of shopping for outdoor furniture as difficult. But, trust me; selecting furniture for your outdoor room does not have to be challenging or complicated.

Summer Classic

Sure you do have to take into account factors that you don’t have to consider when purchasing indoor furniture. Fortunately, there are competent . . . → Read More: Shopping For Outdoor Furniture

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Artistic Outdoor Furnitue Designs

Victor M. Aleman “Loopita” Chaise

There’s so much fabulous looking outdoor furniture on the market today. It’s amazing how versatile the selection is when choosing furniture for your patio, porch, or deck.

There’s furniture made of metal and recycled plastic that look like wood.

Summer Classics “Croquet”

Seaside Casuals “Nantucket”

Man-made table tops that look like stone.

Summer Classics “Faux Stone”

Tropitone “Palazzo”

Resin weave that looks like cane.

Summer Classics “Kipling”

Resin and loomed products that look like wicker.

Summer Classics “Rustic”

Lloyd Flanders “Nantucket”

What’s really fun to look at, . . . → Read More: Artistic Outdoor Furnitue Designs

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Outdoor Wicker

Lloyd Flanders "Vineyard"

As Lloyd Flanders celebrates a quarter century of producing man-made wicker furniture, it is the perfect time to acknowledge the tremendous advancement they have made in the outdoor furniture industry. While Lloyd Flanders has been producing wicker furniture for over one hundred years, it was the invention of a manufacturing process which allowed for outdoor use that set them on track to be the company everyone wanted to copy.

Lloyd Flanders "Elements"

Lloyd Flanders "Low Country"

That’s right. Every piece of all-weather, outdoor wicker you see that is not Lloyd Flanders had this company . . . → Read More: Outdoor Wicker

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