Sketchbook – Coastal Comfort
August 31, 2006,
The beach provides a different kind of vacation – the sun, surf and sand beckon us to be free, have fun and enjoy the warmer months. Furniture and accessories in this category evoke the tropics and allow consumers to have the least amount of stress worrying about the care of casual furniture.
|Brown Jordan updates a popular classic with its Tamiami II Collection, featuring thicker strap construction, larger scale, a slightly curvilinear frame and fun colors.|
|Capel’s Seabreeze Collection of indoor/outdoor rugs expands with the Palms Runner, constructed of 100% olefin and sunlight and fade resistant.|
|Beachy Keen are two new WeatherPrint designs from Open Air Designs, weatherproof canvas art that can be hung outdoors and resist the elements.|
|Tropitone's all-aluminum Horizon umbrella includes a variety of colorful poles and frames to punch up the outdoors.|
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