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5 Rules of Thumb for Picnicking

Posted by Jacqueline Schrecengost on

  Springtime is here! Flowers, sunshine, the great outdoors, and picnics, of course! In honor of April 23rd being National Picnic Day, follow the 5 rules of thumb below to ensure your picnic festivities go off without a hitch! Bring a Blanket. Don’t be unprepared, assuming the grass will be dry and pretty waiting for you. You’ll want a large, durable, and absorbent throw or towel. (We might know a thing or two about the importance of quality throws & towels…wink wink!) Make a List. Don’t wait until the last minute to pack up your basket. Instead, plan out what...

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Tiny Urban Kitchen's Fall Outing Perfect Picnic

Posted by Samantha Waldroup on

Happy Labor Day everyone!  TinyUrbanKitchen went on a Henry David Thoreau-inspired outing to Walden Pond. We give them an A+ for color and for having recipes included. Before it gets too cold, grab your Deck Towel and a basket, pack an elegant picnic and reacquaint yourselves with the umbers and ochres of nature's autumn color palette.

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New Stockist: Ka Pok

Posted by Buck Ellison on

         Ka Pok was our first stockist in Hong Kong.     The objective of the shop is to showcase brands that combine craftsmanship and creativity. We want is style and quality, no compromises.   Founded in 2010, Deck Towels makes light, compact and sturdy towels in their studio in New York City, using eco-friendly linens sourced from all over the world. Deck Towels can be used as beach towel but also as bath towels, bedspreads, picnic blankets, throws, tablecloths, even shower curtains !

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Apples & Onions Features Deck Towel in Labor Day Entertaining Guide

Posted by Andrei Popov on

Ico Towel featured on Apples & Onions blog! Check out their Labor Day entertaining tips! "The Daily Meal asked us what our favorite products are for entertaining this Labor Day weekend! So many simple ways to liven up your celebrations so you have some time top enjoy the weekend too! A store-bought artisan product- Don’t spend  TOO much time laboring over the food, take some help from the store with quality products. Start cocktails with a tin of Bazzini’s nuts.  http://www.bazzininuts.com/gifts/tins.html Artisan pickles (http://rickspicksnyc.com/) add variety to your burger and dog toppings. Or pick up a pie from a local...

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Nylon Magazine

Posted by Buck Ellison on

  Francis towel featured in Nylon Magazine! A week before Buck Ellison graduated Columbia University this may with a degree in visual arts and German literature, he started an unassuming little company, Deck Towel. About a week after that, when a friend emailed me the link with the subject line "we need these," four of the original six styles had sold out. In an email, Ellison explained that the Italian linen mills from which he had sourced the linen had closed down. While he tries to find more of those original fabrics, Ellison has added more styles and is working...

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