This contemporary sitting area pairs together sleek furniture with a Southwestern vibe, as seen in the desert-toned sofas and turquoise and animal-print throw pillows. Large windows covering an entire wall give room to a stunning mountain view, as well as an outdoor patio area.
This spacious master bedroom bathroom features a drop-in bathtub positioned immediately in front of a floor-to-ceiling gray stone fireplace. Large windows provide a mountain view, while a glass door allows for outdoor patio access. Light gray tiles cover the floor and perimeter of the bathtub.
To ensure that this space can be used year-round, the design team installed a motorized louvered patio cover that can be closed to keep out harsh weather. Meanwhile, a bell-side table becomes another innovative element, as it doubles as a wine-chilling station.
This beautiful covered porch features a cozy fireplace, convenient grilling area and patio furniture with cushions of a color that is found indoors. These furnishings and appointments, set against the blue sky at sunset, exemplify the skills of Mary DeWalt, whose designs always make an unexpected and lovely statement.
Outdoor lights under the covered porch area illuminate the patio flooring as it leads out onto the pool deck. Concrete stepping stones lead through the gravel rock bed running beside the gorgeous swimming pool. A row of lounge chairs provide an area to relax and enjoy the scene.
Indoor and outdoor spaces blend into a single vignette in this Mediterranean-inspired home with a welcoming, comfortable backyard. A pergola covers a fireside patio that's perfectly sited to bridge indoors and out, allowing users equal access to the pool and the open-concept living and kitchen area beyond.
This posh bedroom features a gray upholstered king bed with an acrylic double ring chandelier above. Gray tiles cover the wall opposite the bed, as well as the floor, while a sliding glass door allows quick access to the outdoor patio, giving way to a stunning ocean view.
A gorgeous glowing effect gives a cracked look on top of this outdoor stone dining table. Sleek and uniform neutral chairs are covered in a snug fabric and line the long table. A large ceiling fan above is perfect for warmer nights while the open patio allows for a beautiful view.
TriplePoint Design Build created a perfect complement to this home's pool and patio area with this covered porch, where one can relax by the fire, watch television or entertain guests. Furnishings here blend with the overall decor to create a cozy living space that is sure to be enjoyed by all.
Once bland and trimmed with overgrown bushes, this renovated backyard now features a newly gray tiled pool and covered dining and kitchen area. The tall bushes and trees were removed to reveal a stunning view, while the worn stamped patio tiles were swapped for a simple gray cement.
Extending outward from the home creates an outdoor, covered lounge area perfect for relaxing after meals in the al fresco dining space near the pool. The massive patio space continues use of the home's neutral tan and taupe palette, working in tandem with numerous seating options to create a resort-like atmosphere.
A huge umbrella stretches out over this lounge area featuring a pair of brown wicker chairs with neutral cushions. Navy blue and red throw pillows add a touch of color to the relaxing space. Connected to the patio are a covered outdoor dining space and the beautiful backyard with glass retaining wall.
This black steel wood-burning fireplace makes heating your patio a breeze. The 29" diameter pit will keep friends and family warm, plus it comes with a protective cover and poker for rearranging wood. For safety, best to place on concrete or stone rather than a deck.
Popular with garden designers worldwide due to its ability to be pruned into many shapes, boxwood hedge is a perfect fit for topiary. It requires full sun to grow, so it’s best fit for placement in front of a porch or patio rather than inside of a shade-covered outdoor area.
Rooms on the second floor of this French country estate all have a view of the pool from their private Juliet balconies. These balconies are covered by overhangs that match the terra-cotta tile roof. From the first floor, large French doors lead out of the common spaces onto the back patio and landscaped concrete pad around the pool.
Multiple seating areas allow the owners of this charming Jamestown cottage to take advantage of both sunlight and shade. A brick patio takes advantage of this shady lot's one sunny spot with a pair of spring green Adirondack chairs, perfect for morning coffee. Meanwhile, the covered back porch offers an ideal spot for dining al fresco and enjoying the lush back garden view.
The Point Loma, Calif., home was built in 1935 and needed a renovation to bring it to the modern world. During the remodeling, it was important to preserve the historic front facade of the home. An inviting front courtyard features beautiful landscaping, a brick patio and lap pool covered by pergola.
This gravel pathway winds through the serenely landscaped, terraced gardens that cover this home's property, connecting the upper spaces with the lower patio and entertaining space. Guests can stop at any point on this path and enjoy the beauty of the butterfly garden all the shrubs and bushes and stone, this garden feels as if it were found, naturally occurring rather than created by a skilled team of designers.