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June 27, 2005

Modern Furniture, Alfresco

Modern design in the summer months. Sometimes it's best to just take it outside...

Father's Day has long been a BBQ man's holy day and a national reminder that, by now, your yard should be in full swing for some serious summer entertaining. Over the years though, our expectations for just what constitutes a party-ready backyard has changed. It no longer means hauling the old picnic table and rusty-hinged folding chairs from their dark storage hold and hosing them off for another lazy, sun-soaking summer. These days, a backyard has rooms, niches, and low, Asian inspired furniture. It has ponds and speakers and carefully placed lighting. Even the bottles of Off!, once strewn about on wobbling plastic side tables, have been replaced by copper, citronella burning torches. Alfresco_1

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