As the last blooms of the garden fade, the frost takes away more than just the fruits of our labors—we lose entire months of alfresco pleasures. But the dedicated (or obsessed) among us have figured out a way to bring the outdoors in. Here are our picks for adding a touch of the natural to winter’s doldrums with rustic materials and garden-inspired accoutrements—and without the perennially dirty fingernails and bug-bitten limbs of summer.
Sustainability and rugged beauty go hand-in-hand in Made of New York's chic home furnishings. This small company salvages timber from old Manhattan buildings and repurposes it in this collection of handmade chairs, dressers, and bookshelves. The weathered wood, finished in natural amber tones or primary color stains, manages to look both urban and rustic.