Deep Seating - Wicker, Teak, Cushions

New conversation and chat groups for outdoor living including trends in material, deep seating and more.
  • Merchandising Matters

    About a month ago I had the pleasure of joining the judging panel for the annual Casual Living Merchandising Awards. As my fellow judges and I pored over the entries to make the difficult decision of choosing the winners, I couldn’t help but marvel at all the different ways casual retailers utilize the spaces in their stores to display products. A strong merchandising strategy is so important to the success of a store, and while the winners of our awards definitely get that, some retailers don’t seem to fully understand how critical this piece of the retail puzzle ... More

  • Outdoor Dining Metro Market Projections

    Outdoor Dining Set

    Outdoor dining sales are projected to expand 16.1% over the next five years, from $2.1 billion in 2014 to $2.5 billion in 2019, according to Casual Living market research and Easy Analytic Software Inc. More

  • Fabric Survey 2015

    Fabric survey 2015

    Nearly two-thirds of outdoor retailers and designers predict the neutrals color group will be best-selling in 2015 for cushions, according to Casual Living's exclusive 2015 Fabric Survey. More

  • Blending Indoors and Out

    Now that 2015 has arrived, it’s time to create something new. Of course, any creation has been influenced by what has gone on before from the beginning of time. New versions have to fit into the existing and ever-changing context of the world around us. More

  • Kannoa to debut introductions featuring Laurie Bell textile designs in Atlanta


    The pieces will be new for the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market. More

  • Product of the Day: Homecrest

    Homecrest Benton collection

    Triangular arms and alluring, fluid curves add interest to the Homecrest Benton collection, made of extruded aluminum and available with sling and padded sling seating. More

  • Product of the Day: Gloster

    Gloster Vista lounge

    Designed by Carsten Astheimer, the Vista lounge chair by Gloster embodies a high-fashion aesthetic with its arresting powder coated aluminum frame in a Tungsten finish. More

  • Product of the Day: Trex Outdoor Furniture

    Trex Rockport

    Part of the Rockport collection, this club chair is comfortable with Sunbrella-covered cushions and curved armrests. Manufactured by Poly-Wood, branded by Trex, and designed by Doug Rassi. More

  • Spotlight on Dining Sets

    Dining Sets Research

    Casual Living and New York-based Apartment Therapy fielded an online consumer survey this May. The survey, asking readers about the outdoor spaces in and around their home, garnered responses from more than 400 consumers.This report looks at dining sets. More

  • Product of the Day: Sunset West

    Sunset West Cardiff

    The generously scaled Cardiff by Sunset West is complemented by a plush, boxed seat and back for ultra comfort. The rich thick Walnut weave speaks to those who desire a robust woven chair. More

  • Product of the Day: Summer Classics

    Summer Classics Sierra collection

    Inspired by the sedimentary lines of the Southwest deserts, the Sierra collection by Summer Classics stacks wide layers of N-dura resin and Resysta, which is made of rice hulls, mineral oil and sea salt. More

  • Product of the Day: Beachcraft Outdoor

    Beachcraft Hularo

    The European contemporary 9852 collection by Beachcraft Outdoor features the Hularo flat weave in a rich multicolored gray complemented by Sunbrella fabric. More