Stone tiles cover the floor of this Paradiso rooftop terrace with a modern privacy wall and outdoor furniture for guests. Enjoy a glass of wine day or night in this private space and take in the views of Lake Lugano.
Seating for six with plenty of room for more, this dazzling deck is sure to be a hit year round. “I think it’s a bonus spot that will be very popular and a fabulous entertaining space,” says HGTV Smart Home 2015 designer Linda Woodrum.
The ocean serves as the backdrop for this outdoor seating area, setting the tone for peace and serenity. A large stone fireplace provides not only a charming focal point but also a source of warmth on cool nights.
Tree stumps serve as woodsy and rustic side tables, the perfect size for cocktails. Draw inspiration from this outdoor seating area by Chicago interior designer Tom Stringer, who injects a classic, multi-layered modern approach into his work.
A large pergola filters light over two outdoor banquettes, while the main patio offers additional seating. A sprinkling of stone pavers creates visual interest in the Mediterranean-insired backyard backyard.
Oriented to maximize the scenic views, the home features large glass doors that open to the fresh air and sunshine. White chairs with sophisticated gray cushions echo the interior colors, and an orange accent table adds a pop of color.
Adding one large plant can really warm up your patio or deck and help anchor an otherwise empty corner. Taller plants just have a way of helping delineate a space and make it feel more like an outdoor living room.