For a while now, we've been embracing a modern approach to entertaining that isn't laden with formality. To that end, we've been collecting dining ideas in offbeat settings (from greenhouses to industrial loft spaces to urban gardens).
Looking for inspiration for your next party? Here are five ideas for dining in unusual settings:
Above: Brooklyn-based Jen Catto served a lavish brunch to entice her friends to help renovate her garden patio; from How to Crowd Source a Garden on Gardenista.
Above: Food Studio brings the indoors out by laying down a few shipping palettes, setting a table, and pitching an awning.
Above: A brie and oyster party thrown in a ceramics studio in Paris from Steal This Look: Parisian Oyster Party.
Above: An open living/dining room is transformed into a forest with bay laurel hung from exposed beams; see A Seasonal Celebration, Creatives Included.
Above: A glass greenhouse in the middle of a field in Norway serves as the setting for an unforgettable dinner party; see Into the Field: A Dinner in an Oslo Greenhouse on Gardenista.
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