5 Favorites: Entertaining in Unexpected Settings by

April 24, 2013

5 Favorites: Entertaining in Unexpected Settings

Issue · · April 24, 2013

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:

Patio Dinner Party Crowdsourced, Remodelista

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.

Palette Dinner Outdoors Food Studio, Remodelista

Above: Food Studio brings the indoors out by laying down a few shipping palettes, setting a table, and pitching an awning.

Cecile Daladier Oyster Party, Remodelista

Above: A brie and oyster party thrown in a ceramics studio in Paris from Steal This Look: Parisian Oyster Party.

  Remodelista Dinner Party Mill Valley, Remodelista

Above: An open living/dining room is transformed into a forest with bay laurel hung from exposed beams; see A Seasonal Celebration, Creatives Included.

Food Studio Dinner in a Greenhouse, Remodelista

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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Dyson Digital Slim Vacuum, Remodelista

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