Casual Market Chicago is a yearly event bringing together the biggest names in outdoor living. From furniture to fire pits, the newest designers and most established brands come together under one roof providing loads of inspiration for the next outdoor season.
Our team was at the show and brought back some fantastic imagery of what you can expect to see on the hippest patios in 2017. Here are some of our favorite looks and trends to watch.
Cabana style was big with lounges and even entire sectionals getting covered treatment. This large U-shaped sectional by SkyLine made quite a splash at the show.
Mixed media and modularity were the “M” words continuing the major trends from last year. Powder coated aluminum frames mixed with upholstery and teak accents to create some of the sleekest and most comfortable looks around.
Wicker was elevated with leggy looks that raised interest and added midcentury appeal. The addition of a love seat to the Kingsley-Bate Paris collection adds versatility to this already popular suite.
While furniture cushions continue to trend towards neutrals, color came through in both expected and unexpected ways. Plush outdoor rugs, like these by Liorra Manne, brought both indoor comfort and abstract washes of color in blues and greens.
More pops of color in blues and greens were found with these unique ceramic table bases topped with teak by Gloster. A grouping of these tables make the perfect spot to rest your coffee, newspaper or a glass of wine while lounging in their deep seating.
Throw pillows in all-weather fabrics were on display in a variety of colors and textures. These oversize floor cushions add instant seating when you’re entertaining a crowd.
Outdoor lighting and decorative elements were elevated to with finishes and styles you would expect to see indoors – creating exquisite touches that could be used indoors or out.
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Now displaying our Elba Stacking Dining Armchair at our Atlanta showroom. These stainless steel chairs are lightweight with plantation teak arms and all-weather Textilene slings. The AuthenTEAK Elba Stacking Dining Armchair is made from 304-Grade stainless steel and available in a Platinum sling color. Elba chairs can be stacked and are supplied fully assembled. Great for an outdoor space that wants to mix different materials and styles to create a more defined space.
Check out the latest addition to our Private Label! Introducing the AuthenTEAK Prado Sectional. This graphite sectional is extremely low maintenance and very durable, making it great for use in an outdoor living space. Crafted from aluminum this sectional is perfect near a pool or coastal environment.
Stop by our Atlanta showroom to see the quality and comfort in person.
Exciting News! American Express has recognized authenTEAK as a 2014 Member Favorite! Thanks to our loyal customers that made authenTEAK among the most popular local destinations in Atlanta!
AuthenTEAK has been awarded “Best Of Houzz”, the leading platform for home remodeling and design! We’re delighted to be recognized among our “Best Of” professionals for customer satisfaction. Thank you for your support!
The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2013. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 16 million monthly users on Houzz, known as “Houzzers,” who saved more than 230 million professional images of home interiors and exteriors to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz site.
“Houzz provides homeowners with the most comprehensive view of home building, remodeling and design professionals, empowering them to find and hire the right professional to execute their vision,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of community for Houzz. “We’re delighted to recognize AuthenTEAK among our “Best Of” professionals for customer satisfaction as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes and outdoor spaces.”
With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals like AuthenTEAK, but also those whose work matches their own aspirations for their home. Homeowners can also evaluate professionals by contacting them directly on the Houzz platform, asking questions about their work and reviewing their responses to questions from others in the Houzz community.
Established in 2004, AuthenTEAK is proud to announce they are celebrating their 10-year anniversary! AuthenTEAK first opened with a 1,200 sq. ft. location in downtown Atlanta in the historical Hasting Seeds Building and has grown steadily to a 15,000 sq. ft. showroom in the West Midtown Design District of central Atlanta on Huff Rd. Their destination location showroom is filled with durable and stylish outdoor furniture, grills and outdoor kitchens, outdoor rugs, umbrellas and accessories, in styles ranging from traditional to contemporary.
“We are excited for what 2014 has to bring and we want to thank everyone for supporting a small business. We are dedicated to bringing the best outdoor living products and providing outstanding customer service!”