3-For-1: Combination Indoor-Outdoor Lantern, Flower Vase, and Votive Candle

November 26, 2013

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What began as a child’s game between 12-year-old Xavier Mañosa and his father, has today emerged as the Pussel, a multi-functional design that is at once an indoor-outdoor lantern, flower vase, and votive candle holder.

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The modular ceramic and glass Pussel encourages … Read More…

Roundup of Our Pinterest Contest Favorite Indoor-Outdoor Spa Sanctuaries!

July 17, 2013

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Photo via Architecture-Buildings.

We received so many creative and beautiful entries to the Indoor-Outdoor Spa Sanctuaries Pinterest Contest we hosted with Mr. Steam–we just had to share some of our favorites!

It’s been so sweltering hot on the east … Read More…

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to Win a Mr. Steam Towel Warmer!

June 11, 2013

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You can create a spa-like experience indoors, outdoors, or both–a place of peace and harmony for indulging yourself, relaxing, and unwinding.

It might be as simple as adding a small water feature in your garden or on your patio, spending some … Read More…

Indoor-Outdoor Living in Los Angeles Canyon House

April 13, 2013

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A 450-pound pivoting teak entry door leads into this private oasis tucked away into the side of Santa Monica Canyon, part of my hometown, the urban west Los Angeles County seaside city of Santa Monica. Walking distance to the beach, shops, and restaurants, … 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…

London Design Festival: 100% Design on My Mind

October 2, 2012


A remembrance of things past: Magis red Proust Armchair sits indoors or out. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

I hope you’ve been following along as I report on my recent travels to Paris and London in search of cool Read More…

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

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