SplinterWorks Custom Luxury Pool Slides.

Way, way back in 2012 I introduced you to SplinterWorks’ Shoot, a limited edition sculptural pool slide. Then, made of carbon fiber and leafed in silver, the arching outdoor sculpture with unique steps slid you right into the pool in a trajectory that emulated spouting water. And they only made three of them. Now, the same company of craftsmen have launched two more beautiful pool slide designs: The Reflex, and an updated version of the Shoot Slide in a Bronze resin finish. Read more

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Alfa Launches Two Wild New Wood-Fired Outdoor Ovens

The Venere (Venus) and Marte (Mars) are two new crazy looking products from Italy’s Alfa, manufacturers of high-end wood-fired ovens for consumers and professionals. Read more

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The Lamzac Hangout Inflatable Lounge is Selling Like Pannenkoeken!

Lamzac Hangout Inflatable Lounge

The Netherlands’ Lamzac Hangout inflatable lounge, another ingenious outdoor product from the country that brought us The HotTug, is a portable couch that fills with air in seconds without requiring a pump or your lungs. It’s selling so quickly, they can’t keep them in stock. Read more

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The Hydro Hammock May Even Get A Princess Like Me To Go Camping.

The Hydro Hammock

If you told me I could soak in a warm water-filled hammock while you pitch a tent, clean a fish or scare off a bear, you wouldn’t have to convince me to go camping – the Hyro Hammock would be persuasion enough. Even in the Winter. Read more

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Shark, Wolf and Alligator Jaws Are Homes For Brave Birdies.

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Hamburg-based 040studio, a collaboration between Phillipp Schaake and Philipp Gunther, have designed the PIEP SHOW SAFARI birhouses, a collection of three fun powder-coated steel birdhouses for Radius. The Shark, Wolf and Alligator, with jaws agape, serve as the platform for little birdies to hang out and graze. Read more

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The Beautiful Wooden Hammock by Adam Cornish

wooden hammock by Alex Cornish

This wooden hammock, initially called the FLEX, was designed as an alternative to the typical cloth hammock. Made by Australian industrial designer Adam Cornish, the design is flexible and comfortable due to the rubber vertebrae which allow the wooden segments to move, mimicking the human spine. Read more

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Mondriaan Table by Patrick Beyaert Combines Origami & Color.

Mondriaan Table by Patrick Beyaert

I have long been a fan of Piet Mondrian and the many unusual items inspired by his famous color block compositions, as you can tell from my Mondrian Madness board on Pinterest. Now, this new outdoor table by Patrick Beyaert of Belgium, is one to add to my collection to covet. Read more

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The Fable Swing is a Chic Version of Grandma’s Ugly Porch Swing.

The Fable Swing is the first nicely designed porch swing I’ve ever seen. Ordinarily an eyesore on a front porch, deck or lawn, this version from Portugal’s Myface ups the ante. Read more

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Karl Lagerfeld Brings Greek History To The Hotel Metropole Monte Carlo With His ODYSSEY Pool.

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You may never get to the The Hotel Metropole in Monte Carlo, so I thought I’d share this lovely pool, art, furniture and outdoor area created for them by fashion designer and icon Karl Lagerfeld with you. Read more

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PICTO, The 2D House Symbol Turned Into A Charming Abode For Birds.

PICTO bird house

Picto created by Birds For Design for brand Qui est Paul?. The Picto bird house offers a modern attractive shelter for small birds. The simplicity of its 3D shape is inspired by the common 2D symbol or pictogram of a house, hence the name Picto, as in pictogram. Read more

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