A pergola shades this poolside seating area, while an outdoor fireplace warms up the space both literally and figuratively. Weathered stone pavers, lush greenery and relaxed seating give the patio a rustic, timeless feel.
Plush charcoal gray armchairs carve out an intimate seating area on this covered patio. Large sliding glass doors open the patio to the interior of the home, allowing for seamless indoor-outdoor living.
Six cozy armchairs are comfortably situated around a fireplace on this covered patio, providing the perfect spot for intimate conversation with close friends and family. On chilly nights or mornings, the fireplace ensures guests can linger.
A pair of welcoming outdoor sofas flank a long, narrow fire pit in this Tuscan-inspired California courtyard, inviting conversation. Lush plantings grace containers throughout the space, adding to its warmth and charm.
This tropical outdoor seating area features a built-in bench, a rough hewn coffee table and cozy armchairs with matching footrests. The covered patio creates the perfect spot for casual conversation with family and friends.
Small, brightly colored vignettes create comfortable areas of conversation around this outdoor space. This particular vignette is heated by a modern fire feature, making this space usable during more of the year.
Durable, weatherproof furnishings ensure that the deck stays clean and comfortable year-round. With two plush sectionals and four lounge chairs across the way, guests can kick back and enjoy a meal or conversation late into the evening.
The placement of the bar helps keep the conversation flowing while cooking. The homeowners and guests can dine on the glass-top table or in the lounge area. The arched doorway connects to family room for easy access. Inspired by the vaulted ceilings, designer Bea Pila added handmade copper lanterns to cast off a warm and comfortable ambience.
On summer weekends, this loggia becomes a destination spot where family and friends gather for al fresco dining and conversation. Green and white patterned chairs, orange solid and patterned throw pillows, an outdoor kitchen, and arched architecture with script decorate the space with a southern Mediterranean flair. Mustard yellows and stone accents complement the theme of the space.
Before the brisk weather becomes too cold, take advantage of al fresco dining with practical furniture groupings. Round tables make for better conversation as guests can chat fluidly across from one another or when seated side by side. Instead of buying matching sets, try pairing vintage chairs with new, modern tables or vice versa.
A comfortable conversation grouping blends traditional furniture forms with clean-lined cushions and a contemporary rug, creating a pleasant spot for poolside entertaining. Large ottomans are multifunctional for lounging or dining.
Iron armchairs with vibrant red cushions enclose a cozy sitting area and accent the iron railings on the stucco home exterior. A large outdoor fireplace serves as the focal point in front of a large wicker coffee table, creating an inviting conversation area.
A Fon du Lac limestone fireplace with attached pergola creates a unique semi-enclosed conversation space focused on the warmth of the glowing fire. A sunken bocce court framed with cedar timbers and benches provides an enjoyable recreation area for friends and family. The court is nestled in the shade of existing evergreen trees that provide comfort and beauty in this picturesque setting.
A low stone wall surrounds this patio, making the space feel intimate for conversations. Meanwhile, willowy trees provide some relief from the hot summer sun and ensure that everyone feels comfortable.