Outdoor Rooms – Everything You Need to Know About Patio Furniture Part 2

This month we are dreaming of warmer days and helping you get your favorite outdoor space ready for Spring Break. (Yes, it will be here before you know it.)  We’ve already shared some of our favorite fully upholstered and powder-coated aluminum outdoor pieces.  Now it’s time to take a look at three more materials to help you achieve the perfect look for your space: wicker, teak and faux wood.

Wicker for Contemporary or Traditional Spaces

Sunset West Coronado Large Dining Table and Chairs

Sunset West Coronado Large Dining Table and Chairs

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Outdoor is the New Indoor: Patio Inspiration

This month we’re dreaming of warmer days and helping you get your vacation home spring break ready. As part of our series on building the “coastal living” look, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pieces.  Following up on our recent post about some of the choices in outdoor furniture, we’re going to help you bring the comfort of the indoors to your deck or patio.

It’s been said that outdoor is the new indoor. These days there’s no need to skimp on style and comfort when putting together outdoor lounge spaces.  As a matter of fact, we’d argue that your deck needs more than just comfortable seating. To really deliver the coastal style, you need to incorporate occasional tables, fantastic throws, accessories and even rugs.

No time to take advantage of our special promotion for a design consultation to plan your own deck?  Here’s an idea for an outdoor room that could work with your space. (And yes, the special discounted pricing still applies. Lucky you!)

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Outdoor Rooms – Everything You Need to Know About Patio Furniture Part 1

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This month we’re dreaming of warmer days and helping to get your beach house, lake house or other retreat ready for the season.  Not only are we offering a great promotion on furniture for your coastal living space in January, … Continue reading

Performance Meets Style – Media Centers for the Contemporary Home

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In the final installment of our media room series, we’re addressing one of the focal issues: where to put the TV.  Of course, in the contemporary media room, the TV might take center stage. But the variety of receivers, speakers, … Continue reading

Lean Back and Enjoy: Great Pieces for the Contemporary Media Room

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As part of our December series on the media room, we’re highlighting some of our favorite  pieces to create what will surely be the favorite room in your home.  Some families dream of a traditional theater style viewing room with personal seating. But for many of us, especially those whose TV viewing spot doubles as a family room, creating a watching lounge is the better choice.

Lee Industries elegant sectional sofa is the perfect addition to a media lounge.

Lee Industries elegant sectional sofa is the perfect addition to a media lounge.

Once a mainstay of the 1980s, the sectional sofa has retuned with elegant option to suite any interior style.  We are particularly fond of some of the choices currently offered by Lee Industries and Michael Weiss for Vanguard.   Continue reading