Stephen Ramey

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Summertime Blues? Not with Summer Classics Premier Outdoor Furniture

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Jun 18, 2013 3:02:00 PM

Summer Classics boasts over a quarter century of experience designing and manufacturing premium outdoor furniture, and it shows. From classic wicker to resplendent Burmese teak, the impeccably high standards of this company quickly become apparent. Every curve and slope, every weave and accent down to smallest detail, is clearly sculpted with both comfort and timeless beauty in mind. The end result is a truly breathtaking product.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Durable Outdoor Furniture, Summer Classics, Teak Furniture, Wicker Furniture, Choosing Outdoor Furniture, Aluminum Patio Furniture

Aluminum Patio Furniture Offers A Variety Of Options

Posted by Stephen Ramey on May 14, 2013 12:36:00 PM

Many people, when they hear the words "aluminum patio furniture," they picture standard, relatively basic pieces that probably look something like your garden variety resort furniture.

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Topics: Durable Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Patio Furniture, Choosing Outdoor Furniture, Aluminum Patio Furniture

Why Is Wicker Outdoor Furniture More Popular Than Ever?

Posted by Stephen Ramey on May 7, 2013 10:07:00 AM

With a history spanning at least 5,000 years, you might expect the novelty of wicker furniture to have worn off by now. But to the contrary, modern wicker outdoor furniture is more stylish, comfortable and durable than at any point in its considerable past.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, wicker outdoor furniture, Outdoor Patio Furniture, Wicker Furniture, Choosing Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Living

Discover New Traditions with Tropitone Patio Furniture

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Apr 22, 2013 1:59:00 PM

When browsing Tropitone Patio Furniture, the first word that might come to mind is modern. The second word might be fun. By then you'll be too absorbed in the variety of products and customization options to think of a third classification.

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Topics: Durable Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Patio Furniture, Tropitone, Sling Patio Furniture, Cushion Patio Furniture, Choosing Outdoor Furniture, Aluminum Patio Furniture

Lloyd Flanders: Over 100 Years of Premium Wicker Furniture

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Apr 8, 2013 11:41:00 AM

A true pioneer in the wicker furniture industry, Lloyd Flanders has an interesting and varied history spanning over 100 years, during which time it transformed from a sole proprietorship to an industry giant whose products are recognized around the globe.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, wicker outdoor furniture, Outdoor Patio Furniture, Wicker Furniture, Choosing Outdoor Furniture, Lloyd Flanders

Forged In Fire - The Superiority of Wrought Iron Furniture

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Apr 1, 2013 10:43:00 AM

Wrought iron furniture has an unrivaled ability to harmonize with any decor; from rustic to avant-garde, opulent to minimalist, wrought iron pieces look as though they were designed with one purpose only, to fill the very space they presently occupy. Even slender, dainty pieces have a solid robustness about them that says I will not be ignored.

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Topics: Durable Outdoor Furniture, Wrought Iron Furniture, Outdoor Patio Furniture, Choosing Outdoor Furniture

Outdoor Furniture Trends For 2013

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Mar 27, 2013 8:03:00 AM

Trends are notoriously difficult to predict, even for those closest to the subject in question; we all know hot fashions can go out of style in the blink of an eye. On the other hand, sometimes emerging trends are impossible to miss. As outdoor furniture insiders, we're receiving some clear signals as to what's going to be in vogue for 2013.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Patio Furniture Trends, Choosing Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Living

Commercial Outdoor Furniture Features Strength And Style

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Mar 18, 2013 4:39:00 PM

In private settings, patio furniture is usually chosen for either utility or aesthetics, or both. In this regard, commercial applications are not that different. The right furniture should compliment your architecture or professional atmosphere; it will enhance, or even create, whatever ambiance you envision. Patio furniture adds a sense of welcome to the space it occupies, an invitation for your patrons to relax and stay a while -- and return.

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Topics: Outdoor Furniture, Durable Outdoor Furniture, Commercial Outdoor Furniture

Treasure Garden Unveils Patio Umbrella Design Studio

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Jun 25, 2012 3:03:00 PM

Already known as a leader and innovator in the patio umbrella market, Treasure Garden has continually raised the bar for outdoor shade products year after year. While most of their efforts have been directed at improving product designs and manufacturing processes, one of their more recent creations, the Umbrella Design Studio, is focused on delivering a better experience for shoppers.

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Topics: Patio Furniture Umbrellas, Patio Market Umbrella, Outdoor Accessories, Outdoor Umbrella, Treasure Garden

Outdoor Lighting With A Twist - Thermoelectric Power

Posted by Stephen Ramey on Jun 11, 2012 10:07:00 AM

Like many industries, outdoor lighting has seen it's fair share of new gadgets, gizmos and trends over the years. Some work, some fade - no pun intended. A new technology has now entered the market that looks to provide a simple solution to an old patio lighting problem: How do you light your patio without stringing wires all over the place? The answer: thermoelectric power.

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Topics: Outdoor Lighting, Outdoor Accessories, Outdoor Living