Nicole Crews -- Casual Living, 4/1/2012 2:00:00 AM
Chevron, grids, arrows and flame stitch galore are lining up in attention this season. Whether expressed in upholstery, frame or accent piece, outdoor furniture is expressing a bent for the linear.
The Colours I-O Collection brings an energetic range of stripe, zigzag & stair-step designs together in a myriad of multicolor palettes. jaipurrugs.com
The Jax Collection thinks outside of the box with screen and scrim-inspired micromesh construction that gives these pieces a lighter feel. woodard.com
Edgy and sharp, this model gives retro-modern appeal to deep seating. kannoa.com
Outdoor art entitled "Gypsy's Summer" goes grid graphic in topical colors of the season. theparagon.com
Expanding beyond carpets, Lamontage textiles have been used to create bright, colorful tabletop goods including items like the Stripes plate. The table toppers are also very easy to clean and durable and perfect for indoor/outdoor use. lioramanne.com
A kaleidoscope of color and texture play the starring roles in the Acapulco Collection. Pillows soft, lush and luxurious enough to go anywhere in the home yet are completely outdoor safe. elainesmith.com