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…

Sleek Outdoor Bench Inspired by Airplane

May 3, 2013

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Having wowed us at the Stockholm Furniture Fair and later in Milan, Italian designer Luca Nichetto is back with another new piece of innovative outdoor furniture.

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Reminiscent of the long wings of a plane, Nichetto’s inspiration for his Earhart Bench comes … Read More…

New York Botanical Garden Sculpture and Antiques Fair

April 27, 2013

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French Country Living Antiques had some charming displays.

At Thursday night’s New York Botanical Garden Sculpture and Antiques Fair Preview Party and Collectors’ Plant Sale sponsored by 1st Dibs, Martha Stewart and a large representation of socialites brushed shoulders with me (a rare privilege

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