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November 5, 2013
Lawn & Landscape Staff

An eye for design

Landscape designer Elizabeth Przygoda-Montgomery launched an online store to help consumers find the perfect furniture and decor for their outdoor living spaces – and contractors are making use of it too.

Elizabeth Przygoda-Montgomery has become a pro at spotting outdoor furniture, and she is now using her talents to help contractors complement their work with stylish products. Here’s an excerpt, but you can read the full story by visiting our site at

“The Arizona sun is so intense, I can honestly tell you if a product can or can’t work outside because the sun here will eat it up within a year,” says the Tucson-based owner of Boxhill Design. Whenever she shops for products for clients – whether it’s a homeowner or a hotel like the Ritz-Carlton – she focuses on quality, beauty and functionality.

Now you don’t have to be a paying client of Przygoda-Montgomery’s to benefit from the knowledge she’s culled over the years. That’s because in April she launched, an online shop featuring a carefully curated selection of products created solely for use outside, from furniture and fire pits to gardening tools and table linens.

Przygoda-Montgomery calls the style of the items featured on the site “barefoot luxury” – “it’s chill, but quality,” she says. The products are selected and vetted by Przygoda-Montgomery and a team of professional landscape designers/curators with an eye toward quality, sustainability and high design. “I think you can have all three,” she says.


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