Outdoor Kitchen Roundup: Sharing the Magic al Fresco

October 18, 2013

Outdoor communal kitchen in the eco-resort at Onar on the Greek island of Andros. Photograph by Christine Chang Hanway.
Photograph by Christine Chang Hanway. From Gardenista

The temperate nights are waning, but the weather where I am is still toasty enough for cooking and sharing meals outdoors. And when it cools down, we can still dream about amazing al … Read More…

Using Outdoor Lighting to Create an Urban Oasis

December 10, 2012


Photo via Stylepie.

Welcome to today’s guest contributor, New York City-based lighting designer, and fellow BlogTour team member, James Bedell.

The topic of urban green space has always been fascinating to me. I’m a lifelong Queens resident and I’ve almost … Read More…

Modular Outdoor Kitchen With Shower

February 2, 2012

WooHoo! WWOO is a modular concrete customizable outdoor kitchen that, with modifications, morphs into a multipurpose station for not just cooking, but for gardening and even showering. I love how the contemporary design blends sophistication and utility while being just about maintenance Read More…

Entertain in Your Urban Garden Canteen

May 24, 2010

Came across this vintage camp kitchen comprised of a set of three grub boxes, each measuring 23 x 15 x 16.5 inches and weighing 30 lbs. Think camping out in your city backyard or on a rooftop. If  you have a … Read More…

Four Alarm Cooking in the Glow of Solar Light

July 28, 2009

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British designers, Adrian Allen and Tobias Wong, of the firm Suck UK, have cooked up a bit’o humor for the summer outdoor season with a witty barbeque made from a fire bucket and solar lights housed in a traditional … Read More…

Portable and Pourable in the Garden

July 15, 2009

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I love the design and craftsmanship of this portable bar I spotted this weekend at Neo-Studio in Sag Harbor.

Jean-Yves Legrand, the shop’s charming French owner, demonstrated for my friend and me how elegant the portable bar looks being carried … Read More…

Create Warmth and Ambiance With a Fire Pit

April 27, 2009

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While we’re spending more time entertaining at home and in our gardens, a fire pit provides a wonderful place to gather with friends.  There are a number of new designs that offer warmth and ambiance in a variety of sizes … Read More…

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