Blurred Boundaries: The Art of the Outdoor Room

In the June issue of Previews® Inside Out, we caught up with Clinton Smith, editor-in-chief of VERANDA, to explore the art of the outdoor room.

This time of year, our homes get a little bigger as our living space expands to include the outdoors. In the June issue of Previews® Inside Out, we caught up with Clinton Smith, editor-in-chief of the popular lifestyle magazine VERANDA, to explore the art of the outdoor room.

Looking for a little inspiration for the ultimate outdoor room doesn’t have us searching too far, as these Coldwell Banker Previews International listings are outstanding examples of just how comfortable outdoor living can be.

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82 & 123 Cottonwood Ln in Aspen, CO listed for $16.95M by Carrie Wells with Coldwell Banker Mason Morse Real Estate

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837 Ramapo Way in Westfield Town, NJ listed by Mary McEnerney with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

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7328 Kent Point Road in Stevensville, MD listed by Carol Snyder with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

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1658 Crespi Ln in Pebble Beach, CA listed by Kimberley DiBenedetto with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

When asked what is his one must-have in an outdoor room, Clinton’s answer might surprise you. It has very little to do with fancy decor and everything to do with comfort. Read the complete interview with Clinton here.

In fact, the entire June issue of Previews Inside Out is brimming with articles on bringing outdoor spaces to life, whether it’s Gardens to make you Green with Envy, a peek at Prince Charles’ Garden at Highgrove, or a look at the spring fashions blooming on the runway with Monique Lhuillier.

Victoria Keichinger is the Director, Brand Marketing for Coldwell Banker Real Estate. When she's not managing national media and advertising for the Coldwell Banker brand at work, she finds herself most at home in Jersey City, NJ with her pre-school crush turned spouse (and baby on the way). A true francophile, she loves to travel and will go anywhere there are ski slopes.

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