JANUS et Cie: Outdoor luxury design

For 40 years, JANUS et Cie has been an industry leader in design-driven furnishings for the outdoors. The luxury lifestyle brand, now part of the Poltrona Frau Group family along with Poltrona Frau, Cassina and Cappellini, serves commercial, hospitality and residential clients with a dedicated focus on outstanding quality, superior craftsmanship and unparalleled service.  In […]

DIY dream: 4 cedar project ideas for your home or cottage

Americans love their do-it-yourself home improvement projects, and the warmer months can be an excellent time to brush up on your construction skills and complete a woodworking project to grace your home or cottage. Do-it-yourself fans in the U.S. are expected to spend some $43.7 billion toward home improvements this year, marking a 45 percent […]

5 tips to create a personalized shed

The backyard. It’s your oasis. Your happy place. Your second living room. It’s the place to go not only for “me” time — but quality time with friends and family. This National Barbecue Month, the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association wants to help you make your backyard the best backyard it can be. Think sheds. […]

4 tips to add Scandinavian style to your decor

As homeowners look for ways to refresh their spaces, Scandinavian style has become ever more prominent and popular among designers and interior décor experts. The clean, modern, minimalist aesthetic shows up in interiors and exteriors — from streamlined furniture to low-maintenance landscaping. Here’s how to achieve a Nordic look in your own home: “Slow design” […]

Top trends to inspire your outdoor living

Outdoor living spaces rank first among special function rooms desired by consumers, according to the American Institute for Architects, and so homeowners are expected to be going all-in for the outdoors in 2018. Trex Company, a maker of premium decking and railing, has gleaned insights from contractors, homeowners and industry experts to compile the following […]