Colorful Outdoor Poufs From Post-Consumer Waste

April 23, 2013



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I spotted and fell in love with these colorful outdoor poufs for which Australian designer Cindy-Lee Davies utilizes post-consumer waste, employing traditional crocheting techniques to weave nylon equestrian ropes over old tires.



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Whimsically called Tis Knot, the covers are fully washable, color … Read More…

IKEA Products Become Compact Kitchen With Planters

April 18, 2013


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How’s this for inventiveness? During Milan Design Week at Zona Tortona, designers from Testi di Legno exhibited a cool compact kitchen design assembled entirely from select Ikea pieces.



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Designers Elia Maurizi and Francesco Pepa’s Unacucina kitchen would work well in a … Read More…

Geometric Medici Chair Goes Outdoors

March 29, 2013



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Last fall I fell in love with a sleek red chair in the window of the Conran Shop in London.



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To mark their 25th anniversary at the Michelin Building, Jasper Conran had commissioned more than 50 designers to create custom … Read More…

Outdoor Furniture Inspired by Skyscrapers and Jewelry

March 25, 2013



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While browsing the recent Architectural Digest Home Design for outdoor showers and appliances for outdoor kitchens, I came across some cool new outdoor furniture whose designs were inspired by skyscrapers and wearable architecture.



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For his furniture pieces that live happily … Read More…

Growing Up: A Guide to Great Gardens in Small Spaces

March 5, 2013



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Living in the middle of a bustling city doesn’t have to mean you can’t create a gorgeous garden space, no matter how tiny your outdoor area may be.

As long as you have a spot with a little … Read More…

The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

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