Tough Love: 9 Corten Steel Outdoor Pieces

March 16, 2014

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Bring your love of industry-chic to any outdoor space with the addition of Corten Steel. It looks rough and rugged and… totally fabulous. As time goes on, the weathering only adds character, making each piece unique.

Yes, the steel looks … Read More…

12 Urban Style Indoor-Outdoor Concrete Pieces

November 21, 2013

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HomeMade Modern’s cool DIY Concrete Planter with spigot.

Concrete is the modern urban gardener’s muse. No surprise that for ages architects and designers alike have been drawn to concrete for its simplicity and range of textures. Indoor-outdoor concrete design options … Read More…

Save Space: Hang Up Your Garden

February 6, 2013

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StudioGorm, whose very cool “living” Flow Kitchen we featured back in 2009, has unleashed its creativity again in the design of Peg Garden, a space-saving grouping of cedar elements that, when not being used, can hang out of the way Read More…

Honeycomb Gardening System

January 11, 2013

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I love this modular and stacking HoneyComb Gardening System designed by Audrey Lea Lucardi of Brooklyn-based StudioTJOA.

Perfect for small urban spaces, the entire honeycomb structure collapses flat for shipping or storing. When assembled, it can be connected to an … Read More…

Bringing Greenery to the Table

November 18, 2012

I like the way international product design studio, Mermeladaestudio in Barcelona displays wit and sophistication with its paradoxical Trama table.

The table’s colorful powder coated steel multifunctional base is both a planter and the table’s support, while its linear … Read More…

Digging This Garden Furniture

March 12, 2012

Ok, let’s call a spade a table. Using aluminium, pop rivets, hose clamps, and found spades, Stockholm designer Fredrik Paulsen has created the Garden Table.

Garden tools are also inspiration to Dutch designer Nic Roex in the form of his Bats Read More…

Lightweight Cement Furniture That’s Heavy in Design

January 6, 2012

Designer Robert Cannon, whose Terraform gardens we featured a while back, has designed some cool terraformed furniture made using a metal mesh armature covered with layers of stucco cement. The resulting furniture is strong, comfortable and weatherproof.

Cannon designed and built the furniture for … Read More…

Sitting and Sowing in Your Spring Garden!

April 12, 2011

Fun, colourful straw umbrella keeps you cool and protected. Available in pink, lime, and blue. £15.

It’s spring: time to get outside and into your garden, onto your balcony, terrace, or patio. Tesco Direct offers a range of home and garden furnitureRead More…

Transparent Outdoor Chairs With Twist on Tradition

February 5, 2011

The design of the Pasha chair lies at the intersection of the 17th century and today. “The perfect synthesis of tradition and innovation” is how Pedrali, the chair’s manufacturers describes them.

Designed by by Claudio Dondoli and Marco Pocci, … Read More…

New Furniture Comes Into the Fold

December 23, 2010

The pleats and folds we are accustomed to seeing in clothing have come to furniture and other products. Dutch designer Floris Wubben’s Bench No. 3 brings to furniture what Issey Miyake has done with his Pleats Please line of … Read More…

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