Dark wood outdoor armchairs are paired with plush white cushions to create a comfy seating on this modern patio. Overlooking the pool, a matching wood coffee table provides a place for drinks and snacks.
A contemporary patio of a coastal California home uses concrete pads surrounded by colored gravel and massed succulents, which can be a low maintenance microgarden option. Grounded Modern Landscape Architecture designed the award-winning space.
This vast outdoor space gives homeowners a whole outdoor wonderland in which to entertain and play. Several open sitting areas are adjacent to the sleek pool. And at the far end, a covered patio includes a bar and fireplace.
Trees, shrubs and outdoor pillows bring color to this neutral modern patio. A forsythia tree boasts bright yellow flowers; a shrub with purple leaves bursts with jewel tones; and orange pillows add more warm color.
This modern patio offers plenty of seating, making it the perfect spot for outdoor entertaining. White wicker furnishings paired with chocolate brown cushions cozy up to a fire pit for guests to keep warm during cooler evenings.
The design of this modern patio is spare but striking with black and white furniture jazzed up by bright blue and green pillows. On the back wall, a fun art installation scatters shapes and letters with wind-blown abandon.
Multiple seating areas serve different functions to take maximum advantage of this oceanside patio. An outdoor rug grounds a conversation area with a modern wood sofa and chair. Nearby, a grouping of slatted wood chairs surround a fire table, providing warmth and inviting conversation.
A beach-level patio features scored concrete flooring and built-in bench seating that lines the edges, providing ample space for entertaining. A contemporary staircase leads to another patio with breathtaking ocean views.