A bi-level water feature rests beside this modern outdoor dining space, creating a beautiful vignette and connecting the home to the creek that runs beside it. A slatted wood roof covers the patio without blocking the verdant view.
A mix of textures adds interest to this Chicago patio and gives it a welcoming, homey vibe. A weathered wood table for eight is shaded by ample greenery, and a nearby outdoor kitchen offers the ultimate in outdoor convenience.
Etched-finish pavers surrounded by a pebble border define each space, the living room and dining area. Weathered redwood slats are used to create an open ramada that provides shade from the hot Tuscon sun during the day.
An outdoor table for eight is tucked under a covered pergola and surrounded by lush greenery in this backyard retreat. An intricate lantern takes center stage and provides mood lighting, while rustic yet elegant accessories create a tablescape that beckons guests to linger.