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    Inspired by a chair at the Winterthur Estate, this showstopper daybed from Lane Venture’s Winterthur collection earned a coveted Design Excellence Award.
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    These folding Adirondacks from My Custom Sports Chair are made from durable, recycled HDPE resin and are available in hundreds of different designs – from sports teams to the state flags.
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    This gigantic version of an Elaine Smith pillow, her new Lagoon Rope collection, found a seat beside the new Scottsdale lounge chair by Anacara in the lobby of The Mart.
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    The Kantan Brass arm chair in melon by Brown Jordan pairs well with the brass look of the new Ottone finish on the Parkway Curvilinear collection.
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    Elizabeth Grace made its Casual Market—and U.S.—debut with a new permanent showroom on the 15th floor. The company featured a host of contemporary European-inspired collections in mid- to upper-price points.
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    Curvy marine-grade polymer and a sleek tubular aluminum frame blend together to form Telescope's Jetset collection of dining height arm chairs.
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    Talk about entertaining in style—this outdoor kitchen from Gensun Casual Living features a fire table gathering space, perfect for parties.
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    Mixed materials are all the rage, and Kingsley Bate illustrates the trend with their Hadley group, featuring Grade-A teak with a white-and-gray weave that will complement the wood patina as it ages.
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    From Merritt's Swirl Breeze collection, these vibrant melamine plates feature mesmerizing spirals in both warm rust colors as well as cool aquas.
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    Skyline’s Dynasty basket weave collection is both transitional and modern. A curved “prosecco bucket” planter completes the collection.
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    Leave it to Tucci to lend elegance to the simple hammock. Check out this “air lounge” variety made with durable hardwood stretcher bars and Ultra Dry Core Comfort mesh.
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    Woodard splashed the entrance to its showroom with the latest floral fabric by Para Tempotest, which was also a winning look at the 2016 Fabric Fashion Show.
From Adirondacks to daybeds, the halls of the Merchandise Mart were packed with exciting new outdoor products during Casual Market Chicago. These are some products that caught our eye as we walked the floors.
Posted: September 21, 2017