News and new products in the outdoor shade category including hammocks, pergolas, market and beach umbrellas, umbrella bases, canopies, arbors and more.
Casual Living Staff, December 10, 2013MIAMI - Shade products manufacturer TUUCI has won a "Best of the Year" award from Interior Design Magazine in the outdoor accessories category for its Plantation Max Dual Cantilever Classic. More
Casual Living Staff, November 11, 2013These custom perforated panels by Parasoleil - shown here in the Mission pattern - use 95% recycled copper and low VOC (volatile organic compounds) powder coatings which add to the LEED points of building green. More
Casual Living Staff, November 8, 2013MIAMI - TUUCI was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the nation's top jobs creators for the second year in a row. More
Casual Living Staff, November 5, 2013LOS ANGELES - Luxury outdoor furniture manufacturer Brown Jordan announced it has entered into a licensing agreement with Backyard America to develop and market a collection of outdoor shade structures. More
Casual Living Staff, October 8, 2013BOULDER, Colo. - As the heat wave that blazed across the country is now dying down, Americans welcome fall as a cooler, kinder season to enjoy their decks and patios. Parasoleil provides shade structures to create a whimsical dance of light and shadows for autumn gatherings in a unique setting. More
Casual Living Staff, October 7, 2013BALDWIN PARK, Calif. - Shade and accessory products manufacturer Treasure Garden was honored during the recent International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market as the recipient of the 2013 Manufacturer Leadership Award in the Shade category. More
Jamie Sorcher, October 2, 2013At an entryway, by a path or in the garden, decorative accents and tasteful touches add intrigue and personalization to an outdoor space. Trending now are items including outdoor art, elegant earthy lighting, contemporary shading and bright pops of color. Here is a look. More
Alexa Boschini, October 2, 2013In this recurring Series, casual living interviews the industry's rising stars, notable executives under age 40 who already are making an impact on the outdoor business. This month, Jean Liu, president of Woodard, and Benjamin Ma, executive associate with Treasure Garden, share their perspectives on the evolving outdoor industry More
Jamie Sorcher, October 2, 2013International themes evidenced in tribal designs and global-inspired patterns are showing up in upholstery as well as accessories such as rugs, lights and pillows More
Jamie Sorcher, October 2, 2013Umbrellas have gone uber-techy with lights, music and state-of-the-art mechanisms that make them more than just a way to steer clear of the sun. Add in a powerful, portable sound system and outdoor entertainment has arrived. More
Dominique de Bruin and Don Eberly, September 30, 2013For outdoor furniture and accessory manufacturers, retailers and buyers, the September International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market is the place to see and learn about new products and trends for 2014. From modular deep seating collections and functional grilling stations to high-performance dining sets and aesthetically pleasing furniture accents, this year's Casual Market is poised to have the most prolific mix of innovative products to date. More
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