Stairs and built-in planters create levels to increase the style of this backyard landscape design. The stairs descend to a series of concrete stepping stones surrounded by grass for natural softness and color. Wood accent panels on a section of the home's walls add warmth to the design.
While this modern home has plenty of bold angels, glass and steel that mid-century homes are known for, there wasn't much exposed concrete. Adding accessories like this planter inside and outside the home are an easy way to give your space a more modern aesthetic.
A symmetrical, geometric arrangement of built-in and freestanding planters adds interest to the exterior of this contemporary California home. Green grass between concrete pavers softens the walkway, and tall plants create a layered, interesting look for the garden design. Stacked stone on the home's facade blends with the colors of the sandy beach beyond.
Plenty of planters, both built-in and freestanding, hold succulents and other Southern California foliage, making this exterior walkway come alive. Patches of grass between concrete pavers mix with the plants to soften the sandy, earthy colors of the architecture. Sited below street level, the space feels less like a utilitarian walkway and more like a private sunken garden.