Landscape Design Trends for 2018 – Outdoor Entertainment

Landscape Design Trends for 2018 – Outdoor Entertainment

Are you going to theMart’s 2018 Outdoor Confernce on March 8th? We will be in the Mallin Casual Furniture showroom presenting  the 2018 outdoor entertainment trends through our work in partnership project – Schmechtig Landscapes, Nightlight and Bright Life Tech located in Lake County, Illinois. 

Michael Schmechtig, President, Schmechtig Landscapes; Dean MacMorris, President, Nightlight; Rick Akins, President, Bright Life Tech and Rebecca Pogonitz, President GOGO Design Group and Designer-On-Call at theMART, Chicago will discuss the use of stone and how it connects indoor flooring and outdoor patio spaces for seamless connectivity; how lighting transforms and creates visual harmony in the various outdoor entertainment spaces; advancements in outdoor electronic systems taking into consideration lighting and outdoor acoustics; applying the 7 elements of interior design to the outdoors including fabrics, textures and patterns; and accessing the best of both worlds –  indoor and outdoor from a wellness perspective of nature.

Here’s the link to register:



 A Schmechtig Landscapes Design Outdoor Entertainment Space in Barrington, Illinois.


See you at theMart!