Every September during Casual Market Chicago, the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) honors top retailers, manufacturers, sales representatives and designers at their annual gala awards celebration. This competition recognizes products in 11 categories for their overall design, as well as their marketability, innovation, color, construction and imaginative use of materials.
Of all the design trends hitting the outdoor living scene lately, one of the biggest is the idea of versatility and curated spaces. Brown Jordan offers just that – high-quality, elegant furniture that can be arranged to meet multiple needs within the same space.
Modular collections are by no means a new trend, but over time, we've taken this outdoor design category to a whole new level. We've gone beyond the linear and straight edges to add softness and curves, innovative materials, and shapes to our collections.
A leader in this category, Brown Jordan continues to follow the trends in modular seating with a focus on innovation and style.
At this year's 2017 Art Basel in Miami, Brown Jordan and Sunbrella® co-hosted a reception to announce the Brown Jordan 2018 Color of the Year.
This season, it’s all about the flames. Brown Jordan fire pits and accessories are the ideal solution for outdoor gathering areas - regardless of the temperature. Whether it’s a patio, garden, deck or rooftop - find out how one of our fire solutions can be the perfect addition to your next design project.
In this post, I’d like to share the story of Brown Jordan’s Kantan collection – a design that has truly stood the test of time. Best known for its innovative architecture, Kantan received its first ever design award at Chicago Market in1956. It won the same award 56 years later when Kantan Brass, featuring innovative Sumbrella Suncloth lace, was released in 2012. Over the years, Kantan has grown into three collections totaling 26 pieces. We’ve introduced new finishes, new fabrics, and additional pieces – all while maintaining the mid-century modern look and feel of the original collection. Kantan has even been featured on AMC’s hit TV show, Mad Men.
September has always been one of my favorite months, as it marks the time of year that we introduce new outdoor collections, expanded product portfolios, new finishes, and new fabric textures and colors! In this post, I’d like to share some of the outdoor furniture trends we are introducing for Brown Jordan, as well as highlight some of our new product additions for 2018, including our exciting new Softscape Collection, designed by John Caldwell.