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6 Ways to Prep Your Patio for Summer Seafood Feasts

Forget patio lanterns – these ocean-inspired outdoor designs deserve their own summer songs

By Eric Mutrie

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1 EYE PLANTER
This crack-proof polymer pot evokes rippling ocean waves. Perfect for tall grasses, it’s available in white, black or copper. $320, at InsideOut Patio, 1280 Castlefield Ave

 

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2 CONCRETE FIRE BOWL
Keep warm on brisk nights with this weather-resistant firepit. Available in both propane and natural gas options, it will surely inspire a few singalongs. $1980, at Hauser, 218 Merton St

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3 TAGS PILLOW
The maritime pattern on this mould- and fade-resistant polyester cushion features a school of fish in a range of aquatic hues. $50, at Crate & Barrel, 3401 Dufferin St (Also: 95 Square one Dr, Mississauga)

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4 RS 1966 BY KNOLL
Part of MoMA’s permanent collection, this powder-coated aluminum-framed dining set is as durable as it is timeless. Table $3640; armchairs $1230 ea, at Kiosk, 288 King St E

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5 COLOMBINA CUTLERY BY ALESSI
Scaly handles make this set ideal for seafood feasts. From $10 ea, at Bergo Designs, 55 Mill St

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6 HEIRLOOM BY HUDSON VALLEY
This aged bronze pendant brings rustic character to covered decks. $600, at Prima Lighting, 255 Bass Pro Mills Dr, Vaughan

Originally published in our Summer 2015 issue as Great Outdoors: Patio Paradise.


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