Outdoor kitchens. This continues to be one of the hottest home categories. Outdoor kitchens have become more and more elaborate, incorporating elements like gas lines to the barbeque (no more propane tanks), pizza ovens, sinks and even dishwashers.
Responding to her clients' request for a swing where they could enjoy the view of Mount Tamalpais and the hills of San Francisco, Martin used rope, metal rings, and wood to improvise this hammock/divan on the loggia. Mirrors, Lucca Antiques. - HouseBeautiful.com
The rise in popularity of concrete countertops is one of our favorite interior design innovations over the last few years. Far from feeling too cold or industrial, concrete can complement almost any style of kitchen. The key is to add other warmer, natural textures like fabric or wood to keep it from feeling too austere. Here are 12 perfect examples of why concrete belongs in the kitchen — plus a few tutorials to tackle the project yourself.