more about: outdoor living

The 3 Best-Looking Beach Tents On The Sand This Season

We love a day on the beach more than anyone, but sometimes you need a little shade. And taking cover has never looked so good!     Happy hues and fun patterns make these finds chic choices, and the large cotton-canvas covers are large enough to shade your entire crew. Lovin’ Summer Beach Tents in Biarritz, Bondi, South Beach, and Santorini, $165 each; […]

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This Beachy Patio Calls For Cocktails All Year Long

With the outdoor temps heading towards heavenly (and in some places, they’re already there), you may be readying your al fresco spaces to spend more time outdoors. Morning coffee, afternoon cocktails, lazy Saturdays—there are so many reasons to get outside. But here’s an idea: when you refresh your patio or porch, outfit it for comfort no matter what the season.   This 2011 […]

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“Glamping” in East Hampton With Apartment Therapy Founder Maxwell Ryan

Yurt: [noun] 1) a circular domed tent of fabric or animal hide stretched over a collapsible lattice framework 2) an ultra-chic outdoor guest room, and clever solution for small beach cottages that are big on style but short on space.   In our April issue, which just arrived on newsstands, Apartment Therapy founder Maxwell Ryan welcomes us into his East Hampton […]

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Let’s Go Outside! 3 Fresh-Air, Fresh-Idea Rooms We Love…

Sending our April “Outdoor Living” issue to press in the past few weeks has left us overly anxious for spring’s arrival—when the gardens wake up, the sun warms our daily walks, and our beach houses get a little busier with friends and family. Everyone seems ready to populate our patios and decks again! We thought it was as good a reason as any to […]

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Durability in Beach House Design is a Must… And It Can Be Super-Chic

Today’s post is by guest blogger and West Coast-based designer Melissa Warner Rothblum of Massucco Warner Miller, who designed the Montecito home (Bright Bounty) in our February issue.  I’ve found it’s well worth it choose materials and fabrics that last, and you don’t have to sacrifice your chic factor. Take a look at this Newport Beach vacation home we designed for […]

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