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| The Outdoor Room Trends® |

Living Outside is In P By Lisa Readie Mayer

Outdoor Rooms, Outdoor Living,

what began as a trend in the late ’90s is now firmly embedded in the lifestyles –

or the dreams – of most North Americans.

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eople everywhere are in love with the Outdoor Room. Whether they define it as a cozy fire pit conversation area strung with café lights on a tiny starter-home patio, or a chic, city rooftop lounge under a canopy of skyscrapers, or a sprawling backyard resort with an outdoor kitchen, fireplace, TV, and luxurious furnishings in a sheltered pavilion with sliding glass walls, consumers in every region and with every size budget desire an outdoor living space at home. It’s easy to understand why. An Outdoor Room expands a home’s livable square

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Hearth & Home Magazine - 2019 August Issue  

Hearth & Home is a trade journal serving the hearth, barbecue, and patio furnishings industries. It provides helpful and important content f...

Hearth & Home Magazine - 2019 August Issue  

Hearth & Home is a trade journal serving the hearth, barbecue, and patio furnishings industries. It provides helpful and important content f...