The newly built home is just as pretty from the front as it is from the back. Beachgoers get a view of the home's rear that features modern white lattice and a staircase that leads to the relaxing deck and pool area.
Retractable doors open easily to provide wide-open access from this home's modern living room to the deck area, where the family can grill, eat and relax. A vibrant blue picnic table and outdoor sofa provide plenty of sitting room for casual entertaining.
Clean, straight lines characterize this modern backyard, which features an angular pool and hot tub with a dark-stained wood deck. Concrete walkways surround swaths of green grass, and a small structure with a pergola is a convenient pool house.
Using composite decking in a warm hue provides a calm and subtle foundation for this year-round outdoor living space. From bright sunny days to torrential rains, this all-weather decking looks stylish and modern no matter what the forecast calls for.
Wicker furnishings with modern lines offer comfortable seating in this outdoor space, but it's the views that really steal the show. Earthy colors and inlaid tile offer subtle style touches, while plantings on the rooftop deck tie in with the surrounding landscape.
At the edge of this lakeside home, a modern fire pit waits at the ready for an evening spent toasting marshmallows. Where the fire pit's stone facade naturally complements the surrounding deck, its streamlined surface allows for enjoying sweeping views of the lake.
A clean-lined, white marble tub deck surrounds a contemporary bathtub in this transitional bathroom in California. A large picture window offers a serene ocean view, while an oversized mirror mimics the modern lines of the tile and reflects the room’s natural light.
Set high above the road, this modern meets contemporary home offers incredible views of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains. Large corner windows bring in lots of natural light into the home, and a deck with a glass railing can be enjoyed for alfresco dining.
This in ground pool features unite concrete for durability and modern flair. Full spectrum LED lights illuminate this aquatic feature so the fun doesn’t have to stop once the sun goes down. Natural brownstone coping line the pool’s border and the plaster/ tile colors in the pool play off of the natural tones on house and deck area. Artistic handrails help tie the metal elements from the nearby deck to the pool area.
An expansive second-level deck provides plenty of room for lounging and entertaining at this modern Dallas home. The tree canopy from the surrounding wooded area frames the views from the pool while creating a sense of privacy and shade from the hot Texas sun.
Modern dining and sitting areas overlook a restful, zen backyard garden at this Southern California home. Horizontal lines in the wood deck, table and garden walls create harmony in the space. An ample shade blocks light in the seating area, enabling guests to linger and relax.
To turn an everyday deck into a rich, warm spot to enjoy the autumnal weather, this outdoor space is furnished with comfy seating, a modern fire pit and creature comforts in shades of cranberry and forest green.
Mid-century modern Danish footstools balance out the framed art above the bed and add natural texture to this master bedroom. A colorful, overdyed rug grounds the space. Sliding glass doors leading out to a private deck let in abundant natural light for a bright, airy feel.
White walls, white countertops, even white furnishings allow this modern home's focal point to become the view outside its broad picture windows. Sliding doors provide access to an elevated patio with wood decking and a sleek, modern pool.
This home was gutted from top to bottom and carefully reconstructed to meet the needs of the modern-day family. Classic materials meet contemporary touches to create an overall eclectic feel in the historic home. In the dining area, new French doors open onto the deck.