12 Indoor-Outdoor Wire Furniture and Home Decor Pieces

June 23, 2015



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Flux Chair by Jerszy Seymour for Magis.

Metal wire furniture design is not a modernist concept. Two centuries ago people were already enjoying wire furniture when, during the industrial revolution, wire became inexpensive and accessible.  The design aesthetic has evolved Read More…

Light-Emitting Lounge Chair Controlled by Smartphone

April 19, 2015

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Imagine: the sun sets and your sleek lounge chair lights up casting a soft glow throughout your outdoor living room.

I’m talking about the Lumiluxe LED Lounger designed by German company BeMOSS, whose tagline is Live. Light. Lounge.Read More…

Best of 2014: Urban Gardens Top 10 Favorite Posts

December 30, 2014



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With the snap of the finger and the blink of an eye, another year comes to an end. What were a few of your favorite things? These ten blog posts apparently.

Here’s a glimpse of what your Urban Gardens community … Read More…

Hydroponics, Veggies That Cut It, Fowl Play, and More

March 19, 2014



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Designed by Nishant Jethi

And just like that… we’ve collected five blog posts full of fabulous finds, and placed them on to one tidy little post! There’s something here for everyone, even the birds. Enjoy.

1. 5 Totally Awesome Read More…

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…

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 … Read More…

Belgian Outdoor Furniture Brand’s Pop-up Beach Hotel

July 21, 2013



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It is 97° F (36° C) and humid in New York City as I write this. So when I heard from Royal Botania about their Tender2, 2-story pop-up hotel on the sandy shores of Knokke-Heist on the North Sea … Read More…

Contemporary Tête à Tête Outdoor Chaise

April 24, 2013



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A contemporary twist on the Victorian Tête à Tête love seat–aka the courting bench, kissing bench, or conversation bench where two people face opposite directions–the outdoor Double View bench easily switches from a side by side to facing position.



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Just … Read More…

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 … Read More…

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