Articles in: Patio Design

Home Depot’s Patio 2013: Patio Furniture Design Inspiration

Posted by: on February 6th, 2013 | 3 Comments

Patio 2013 fabric sample for patio sample


Spring is quickly approaching, and before we know it, it will be time to brush off those patio cushions, pull out the umbrella, and prepare for afternoons basking in our outdoor rooms. With that in mind, we thought it would be nice to sit down with our resident design expert Sarah Fishburne, the Director of Design & Trends, and hear how the inspiration for Patio 2013 came about, and what design trends we can look forward to seeing this year in outdoor furniture.

With this year’s collections, you can expect to see patio furniture that blends the styles of your traditional dining rooms with the comfort and durability of your outdoor dining areas.

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Inspired: Zest Up Your Patio with Citrus

Posted by: on March 20th, 2012 | Make A Comment


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Need some quick upgrades to get your (sad winter) patio bright and fresh for Spring immortal? We’re inspired by perky citrus hues from the shelves of The Home Depot and around the web. Check out these eight ideas that lend some zing to outdoor spaces:

Top row (from left to right):

The limes and tangerines in these stylized, design-forward MoMa Store cloth coasters add a generous splash of color to your tabletop — and beg for an icy cold drink to be sat on them. 

Stage your patio with a water pitcher spiked with slices of orange or grapefruit. Not only does the treat add wonderful aromatics to your outdoor lounging experience, you get a generous splash of color too.

This STOK Charcoal Tower Grill is compact, portable and sunny, too. The built-in chimney, vents and thermometer allow for precision cooking and the removable ash catcher makes for simple clean up as well. We dig the interchangeable grill accessories you can buy, including a pizza stone, griddle or vegetable tray. (Yes, this means you could cook every meal outside.)

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