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July 1, 2013
Pull up a lounge chair and prep the grill. With summer in full swing, there's no better time to outfit your outdoor space with a fleet of new designs.
Modern picnic table made from aluminum and wood.

Pull up a lounge chair and prep the grill. With summer in full swing, there's no better time to outfit your outdoor space with a fleet of new designs.

Hopper Table

The Hopper table is a turbocharged version of the traditional picnic table, with modern materials (powder-coated aluminum, iroko wood), a bent form that facilitates easy entry and egress, and four sizes that can seat up to ten.

Originally appeared in Red, White, and Blue: 5 Patriotic Products
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Swoon Outdoor Pouffe

For flexible outdoor seating, CB2 offers up this handsome and affordable pouffe.

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Egg Birdhouse

The Egg Birdhouse by designer Jim Schatz gives small birds like chickadees and wrens a colorful, modern, and durable home. Available in eight glossy colors.

Find this item at the Dwell Store.

Originally appeared in J Schatz
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Cottage

Spanish-born, Milan-raised designer Patricia Urquiola is widely responsible for making contemporary outdoor furniture just as appealing as its high-design interior counterparts. This aluminum-framed mini-cottage with balau-wood slats is no exception: Urquiola describes it as "the definitive refuge in which to enjoy the outdoors."

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Icon Outdoor Lounger

This lounger uses FSC-Certified recycled teak and very durable Sunbrella cushions. It's very comfortable and works well with the rest of the Icon outdoor line. Comes in 6 different colors.

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Charcoal Picnic Grill by Bodum

Fyrkat Charcoal Picnic Grill

Just browsing the cheery selection of enamel-coated steel charcoal barbeques from Bodum boosts our spirits with thoughts of the next afternoons spent grilling hot dogs and hamburgs in the breeze.

Originally appeared in 12 Must-Have Spring and Summer Accessories
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Richard Shultz Swell Seating Collection made in Pennsylvania.

Swell Seating Collection

A classic design by Richard Schulz, the Swell Seating Collection and its pieces are nearly all made in Pennsylvania. The specialized sewing necessary to produce the slings that make up the seats is done at Schultz HQ in Palm, Pennsylvania, in a converted glove factory. Even the vendor who makes the cardboard boxes for shipping this outdoor furniture is located just down the road.

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Modern picnic table made from aluminum and wood.

Pull up a lounge chair and prep the grill. With summer in full swing, there's no better time to outfit your outdoor space with a fleet of new designs.

Hopper Table

The Hopper table is a turbocharged version of the traditional picnic table, with modern materials (powder-coated aluminum, iroko wood), a bent form that facilitates easy entry and egress, and four sizes that can seat up to ten.

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