June Digital Edition

Casual Living Digital Edition June 2017

Don’t miss the June digital edition of Casual Living and our fourth and final installment of the Elements series—Air. Contributor Marc Barnes talks with shade manufacturers about their latest innovations, and freelancer Laurie Rudd keeps us suspended in midair, literally, with a showcase of hanging outdoor products. Also be sure to check out our annual Casual Living Merchandising Awards winners, and don’t miss our behind-the-scenes look at Telescope Casual. June Digital Edition

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  • High Tidings from South Sea Outdoor Living

    Casual Living Editors Waynette Goodson and Jennifer Bringle chat with Joyce Kuo, business director of South Sea Outdoor Living, about their rebranding, market plans and new collections—not to mention a special partnership during the Las Vegas Market.

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Exterior Design

Exterior Design

See our new publication!  Exterior Design promises to showcase the best, most innovative product design across all key categories of outdoor.  With a unique vision and a focus on fashion, design, luxury and style, it's a must-see magazine for forward-thinking designers and high-end retailers. See the inaugural issue!

EVENTS

  • Las Vegas Market

    July 30, 2017 - August 3, 2017

    World Market Center Las Vegas

    Las VegasNevada US

  • All American Furniture Expo

    August 2, 2017 - August 3, 2017

    Utz Building, York Expo Center

    LancasterPennsylvaniaUS

  • Next Conference

    September 25, 2017 - September 27, 2017

    Nationals Park

    WashingtonDCUS

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BLOGS

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    Outdoor Focus

    Jennifer Bringle

    June 23, 2017

    In the Numbers

    Whenever I talk to folks in the casual industry at markets and events, invariably I’ll hear how much they love the research in Casual Living. It’s no surprise—our research team does an incredible job crunching the numbers and gleaning the most important insights from the data. That’s why I’m so excited to present some of our latest research at the Las Vegas Market this summer. On Sunday, July 30, at 11 a.m., in the South Sea Outdoor Living showroom, I’ll talk trends—recapping the best of the year so far, and offering predictions ...

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  • Brian Eskew

    The Barbecue Lifestyle

    Brian Eskew

    June 15, 2017

    Get to Know Grills

    The weather is warm, the days are long, and consumers are ready to make the most of their backyards. As a retailer, it’s up to you to educate them on products and solutions so they can realize their best backyard experience. Due to the continuous exposure to the outdoor living trend, consumers understand and embrace the “outdoor room,” which can include any number of products. The most common categories are casual furniture, grills/outdoor kitchens and fire features. Chances are, if a consumer asks for your expertise selecting the right furniture for their backyard oasis, they’re also planning ...

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  • Waynette Goodson

    Inside Out

    Waynette Goodson

    June 15, 2017

    Breath of Fresh Air

    It seems that in fashion as well as in furniture, trends come round every decade or so. Take the iconic egg chair by Danish architect Arne Jacobsen. He created the chair in 1958 for the lobby and reception areas of the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. In the ’70s, his design swung outside, and the hanging egg chair became a contemporary take on the classic. Today these chairs are selling out again. Allen Calzadilla, president of Skyline Design North America, said they can’t keep their rattan Heri Kubu egg chairs in stock. Sika has also revived its 1959 hanging egg ...

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