Sunsets are sweeter from the back deck of this reimagined 1970’s home. Modern upgrades enhance the home’s architectural angles and additional outdoor seating from the pergola dining area to the covered outdoor kitchen make it easy to entertain and enjoy the beauty of the Northwest year round.
This modern red home features a curved black railing on the second floor deck. The first-floor patio includes a fire pit and an outdoor dining area. At upper left is an outdoor rain room, which allows residents to enjoy infrequent San Diego rains without getting wet.
The back deck of the HGTV Smart Home 2013 located in Jacksonville, FL is accented with a blue pine trestle-style table and rustic metal chairs. The dining table set presents the perfect marriage of modern and vintage-chic garden design. Composite decking in a weathered gray hue creates a neutral canvas underfoot and a built-in grill in the outdoor kitchen area finish the space.
A super stylish modern hammock seat grabs the attention on this pool deck. A cover wings over the hammock for a gorgeous look and built in shade. A line of lounge chairs are perfect for sunbathing next to the pristine pool water trimmed with a small blue tile wall.
From the bold blue draperies to the hanging modern chair, fun touches lend loads of character to this contemporary living room. A large sectional sofa and bench add to the seating options, inviting guest to hang out and put their feet up. Glass doors provide access to the outdoor deck beyond.
Originally a single-story modern home built in 1959, this contemporary home was remodeled to include a second-story addition. Stone, taupe synthetic wood siding and stucco were used for the home exterior, while a deck and luxurious pool area were added to create a stunning backyard area.
Exposed beams decorate the ceiling of this covered patio. The open sides keep the space connected to the outdoors and provide a gorgeous view of the modern tropical pool deck. Neutral fabric fits seamlessly over the chairs lining the long dining table. Metal lanterns and an overhead light fixture add a touch of shine.
As seen on HGTV's Good Bones, Mina and Karen created a functional, inviting outdoor space by building a deck onto the back of this newly residinged home. The team added stylish, modern furniture with pops of red to complement the gray of the siding and the furniture, making this new space warm and inviting.
Ever since this midcentury modern home was built in the 1960s, a 7-foot-by-20-inch corner of its transition area between the kitchen and the outdoor deck and patio were dead space. With some clever cabinet placement and a colorful wall update, it's now a full-fledged workstation complete with tons of concealed storage.
This modern master bedroom opens onto a deck with pocket doors that fold away and create the illusion of being outside. The couple opted for sleek, low furnishings that emphasize the room's high ceilings. White walls and pale oak floors provide a neutral backdrop for art and accents that add layers of color and texture to the space.
In the backyard of the home, designers created a modern, outdoor oasis for these homeowners. By replacing the grass with rocks, upkeep of this space is minimal, which fits perfectly with these homeowners' busy lifestyle. Two modern, oversized chairs provide seating in the space, while the small deck that separates the lounge area from the main home creates a barrier so that rocks from the lounge area do not find their way into the house, keeping the home's interior spaces clean.
This modern outdoor dining area includes a raised deck and pergola, both stained in a dark brown hue. A dining table with built-in benches and two metallic chairs creates the perfect space for entertaining, while a stainless steel kitchen nearby makes al fresco dining a breeze. Vibrant flowers and lush greens surround the area, adding a beautiful finishing touch.
This wide view shows the easy transition between spaces in the great room, from the living room to open dining room and easy-access kitchen in this urban home made for modern living. The sunken design of the living room makes the space feel bigger, and creates an easy transition from the living room to the deck and backyard outside.
Beautiful planting beds curve toward the house, pointing the way to a wow of an upgraded entrance. Designer John Gidding built an expanded deck to encompass much more of the house and give it a modern profile, then painted the brick a soothing green. Arching walkways help anchor the home into the landscape and give people somewhere to walk besides the driveway.
Floating shelves above the modern white bar cart display custom glassware, funky based, and a simple print. The bar cart is decked out in copper accents, perfect for quickly mixing up a simple cocktail or spritz.
Glass doors slide to open the inviting living room up to the exterior deck, which enjoys views of the surrounding wine country of Sonoma County. The homeowners also maintain a home in Tokyo, and the Japanese tradition of wabi-sabi, or the art of embracing imperfection, is at play in elements throughout the home, such as the stacked stone feature wall surrounding the modern fireplace.
Add the soothing trickle of water to your deck or patio with this recirculating modern water fountain. Water pumps through three tiered basins, with the second basin lit from within by an LED light. Set it up once and enjoy it, because this fountain is made from weather-resistant stone resin.