This contemporary covered patio makes for more effective nighttime cooling, allowing the area to stay cooler on average than non-shaded areas. The best areas for permanent shade structures are where you want to create an outdoor room — like a patio or deck — or any space that you want to use for outdoor living.
Breathtaking ocean views surround this gorgeous contemporary patio with glass balusters and neutral stone tile. Lovely wicker chairs placed around a small round table offer a relaxing place to take in the views.
A sleek black sectional pairs with a matching black sofa, creating ample seating on this contemporary patio. A metal railing encloses the patio, and a clean-lined coffee table provides plenty of room for cocktails.
Ivy climbs the wood paneled enclosure on this contemporary patio. Simple outdoor chairs and a metal table create a casual dining spot with a grill nearby, while cushioned armchairs offer a place to relax and enjoy the outdoors.
Enormous windows allow expansive views onto this home's outdoor areas, like the contemporary patio. The opening in the wall on the other side of the patio is a breezeway that leads from the main house to the master bedroom suite.
Easily maintained landscaping and a sleek stone patio create a contemporary space for outdoor entertaining. A series of stone pavers leads to a wooden bench, while the patio boasts two separate areas for outdoor seating.
Glass walls surround this contemporary Laguna Beach patio, providing uninterrupted views of the lush foliage and tranquil ocean beyond. Modern fire boxes soften the mood of the space and give it a cozy vibe, while clean-lined, ash-colored furnishings provide a comfortable spot for outdoor conversation.
Tall hedges surround a cozy outdoor living area with a pebble patio and comfortable floor cushions. Large windows and sliding glass doors create a seamless transition from the patio to the inside and then out to the pool.
A black wicker sectional with a matching coffee table sets the tone for relaxation on this stylish patio. Green and white nautical patterned pillows pad the sofa. A textured planter mounted to the wall creates a vertical garden, and a beer basket keeps refreshments readily available.