Picnic in the Round for Twelve

September 12, 2013

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Comfortably seating 8-12 people at a picnic table generally means combining two long tables leaving guests confined to chatting with whomever is to either side of them, and passing food and libations down from one end to the other.

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So … Read More…

Hang Out on the Balcony With Combo Planter and Table

September 1, 2013

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Hanging out on the balcony just got easier, more stylish, and infinitely more fun with BalKonzept, a sleek space-saving combination planter and table that fits perfectly over the balcony railing.

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Reserve limited floor space for seating, as the multi-tasking BalKonzept … Read More…

Multi-Functional Outdoor Lounger Converts to Hammock, Chaise, Rocker, and Side Table

August 8, 2013

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Designers at Leif.DesignPark are thinking double or triple-duty design with Moccar, an outdoor lounger on two wheels that’s great for small urban spaces as it’s easily moved and converts to several individual pieces with multiple uses.

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Moccar rocks, literally. With its lightweight … Read More…

Mad About…10 Design Objects for the Garden

July 17, 2013

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From Mad About…Outdoor Living Rooms. Photo via Lonny.

My friend, journalist Kate Watson-Smyth, launched Mad About the House about 18 months ago. An interiors and design writer for The Financial Times, Kate runs a series on her blog called 365 Read More…

The Cleanest and Greenest Work Desk Grows Fresh Air

June 21, 2013

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Inside a massive building on the outskirts of one of the world’s most polluted cities, the air is clean — all thanks to three plants and one man.

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Kamal Meattle is an Indian researcher whose lung capacity became severely … Read More…

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