A minimalist covered courtyard lounge reveals its intensely colorful interior when it's reflected by the swimming pool beneath it, revealing the warm glow of a lantern candelabra and a central fireplace otherwise contained by the room's pillared archway. In the background, a palm tree reveals a resemblance to the archway's textured pillars, demonstrating how the garden's topiary features carry through the property's architecture.
Ensure that outdoor hang-out zones are comfortable at any temperature by incorporating warm and cozy elements wherever you can. Here, oversized pillows on the rocker and piled on the deck invite leisurely lounging, and a plaid wool throw not only looks pretty, but offers an extra layer of warmth. Of course, there’s also the hot tub to really warm up!
Located on the roof of a historic Art Deco building in Miami Beach, Florida, this luxurious penthouse roof deck is a private retreat in the sky. The outdoor escape includes a kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, a sun deck with a table for alfresco dining and a covered cabana lounge with a pop-up TV and sofas.
The swimming pool, with a built-in spa, is surrounded by beautiful greenery. When guests get tired of swimming, they can relax on comfortable lounge chairs that face rolling hills. The shadows cast by these chairs loom large on the well-kept grassy area.
Antique limestone laid out in a geometric design and a steel pergola give this garden and relaxation spot a modern and industrial aesthetic. A round sofa offers a spot to lounge. Color comes form the cacti and foliage and flowering plants and the glass-tiled water feature. The pavers are intertwined with ground cover and stones.
Whether you want to take a dip in the pool or sit poolside in one of the green lounge chairs, this outdoor retreat offers an escape for everyone. A stone fire pit provides a bit of warmth when enjoying an evening outdoors, while open doors just off the cement patio provide quick access to the home's living room.
With its sleek, curved ceiling, dark hardwood floors and built-in wet bar, this lounge-like game room is designed for entertaining. Rows of doors open the room to the sweeping water view and bring in loads of natural light. A TV above the fireplace pairs with comfortable seating, allowing the space to function as a media room as well.
In the courtyard gallery garden at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase, landscape designer Megan Van Linda pays homage to the Venice Biennale, the biennial, internationally acclaimed exhibition of contemporary art in Italy. A custom mural by San Francisco artist The Apexer and a modern lounger add contemporary flair to the Italianate architecture of the home.
Designed with relaxation in mind, this British Virgin Islands waterfront property boasts three 8,000-square-foot villas each with access to the private beach area and unobstructed views of the breathtaking Sir Francis Drake Channel. Multiple lounge areas offer a place to relax outdoors.
Relax in the oasis of this stunning outdoor living space featuring a brilliant infinity spa covered with Oceanside and Rainbow Iridescent tile. The surrounding environment – in splendid neutral tones and natural elements – is perfectly reflected in the still water. After the spa, let the warm breeze dry you off while lounging beneath a custom, wood trellis on a chic, woven wicker sofa.
This vast closet boasts high-tech amenities to create a space that is the peak of masculine luxury. LED lights are used for the custom closet rods for easy viewing. Blue LED light panels showcase an extensive shoe collection and creates a sophisticated club feel. A closet island features a pop-up TV, turning the closet into a relaxing lounge.
What a view! This porch is constructed and arranged to make the most of the seaside spot. Ample seating provides room for party guests or large families to lounge and dream; a covered area brings protection from the inevitable, occasional rain shower. Stone floors and exposed beam ceilings echo the Mediterranean style of the beach home.
Water is a key factor in this spacious outdoor oasis, inspired by traditional Islamic gardens. With plenty of lush, tropical plantings and sleek tables and lounge furniture, this is a space for relaxation. The stunning, multi-tiered water fixture includes a flowing urns and a beautiful fountain. This lush setting evokes the sacred gardens of Paradise.
The studio's ducts and copper pipes exposed to save on budget and a new concrete floor was poured on top of the old floor. New 1" LED lights were added to the front of the meeting lounge space. White paint brightened up the original brick walls and complemented new walls for the bathroom, kitchenette and storage area.
The distant sunset illuminates this tropical paradise's sprawling patio and pool. A swim in the the 50-foot salt water pool leads the way to a waterfall, while two poolside lounge chairs with umbrellas provide the ideal spot for kicking back to enjoy the view. A variety of tropical plants completes the look of the outdoor space.
A wide shot of the home's exterior shows the magnificent features of the backyard. A wrap-around porch accommodates a dining area and outdoor kitchen, glass walls create seamless transitions from outdoor to indoor, and a deep porch overhang provides shade and blocks sunlight from heating interior spaces. The lounge area by the pool is perfect for relaxing and sunbathing.
Set in Vero Beach, this one-of-a-kind, oceanfront residence feels like a private resort with wave-lapped sugar sands and lounge chairs just a few steps away. Designed for those who love to entertain, this 18,000-square-foot home gives its impressive scope an intimate feel and offers eight bedrooms plus eight full and four half baths.
Built in 1957, this Dallas, Tex., residence was renovated to honor the architecture of the original design while also updating it for a modern family. MESA revamps the grounds to highlight the International style of Oak Court, including a chic pool that's integrated into the structural wall of the house. Contemporary red lounge chairs add a burst of color to the minimalist landscaping.