Cool blue landscape lighting makes the natural-inspired waterfall a striking focal point both night and day. Lighting under the steps creates a chic look, while also helping guide everyone through the outdoor space.
This contemporary outdoor space shines at night thanks to landscape lighting and a warm glow cast by the pool house. A dining table and chairs sit just a few steps to the left, allowing the owners and their friends to enjoy dinner al fresco.
A large wall opening connects this living and dining room to the outdoors while a roof and option to close it off protect from the elements. The space leads directly out to a sleek patio with amphitheater style steps leading onto the lawn. Outdoor lighting keeps the space bright and accessible. The natural stone walls add a beautiful rough texture to the design.
Soft light glows from the interior of this Hollywood Hills estate as the sun sets. Panoramic sliding glass doors open to spacious outdoor patio with matching hammocks and plenty of outdoor seating. The lap pool and hot tub are quickly accessed by the marble surround and wooden deck steps.
A covered outdoor living room moves seamlessly to the uncovered patio section for a full outdoor living experience. Light stone exterior and dark wood details create a gorgeous, calm color combination for a sophisticated design. The patio steps down to an in-ground hot tub creating levels and intrigue in the design.
Terraced outdoor space makes the most use of the mountainside location of this Phoenix home. A soaking pool and pool deck are located just below the home's covered walkway and infinity hot tub. Steps lit from beneath by LED lighting appear to float beneath the cantilevered second-story addition to the home.
This spacious outdoor patio features a wood paneled overhang, providing a bit of shade during the day and lighting at night. Concrete steps and gravel landscaping complete the look of the area, while floor-to-ceiling glass walls and windows allow for a peek at the interior spaces, including the living and dining rooms.
Look closely: That's not a mirror image of the island on the porch outside -- it's an identical island for outdoor dining! The gorgeous, open kitchen also boasts high ceilings, concrete countertops and modern pendant lighting. A tidy dining area is just steps away.
Kitchen beyond with island and beam above penetrating the glass to continue outside in the outdoor room. Island is nearly the same size, indoor and out. Concrete countertops
A contemporary outdoor kitchen adds to the convenience and luxury of this California home's backyard retreat. Lighted steps lead down to a lakeside seating area, and various tiers and terraces include spots for lounging, dining and swimming in the infinity-edge pool.
Steps away from the doorway to the outdoors, the lower level powder room at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase continues the look of the outside stone terrace with a Walker Zanger porcelain tile floor in a honeycomb pattern. The palette continues the look of stone, while hardware and lighting adds a luxe twist to the otherwise bohemian vibe.
Put a whimsical spin on everyday lanterns with colored lights in place of candles. Used singularly, the lanterns can work as centerpieces by filling them with battery-operated string lights. Outdoor luminaries for steps or walkways can be made with groupings of lanterns placed along the perimeter of an area, with strands of lights running from one lantern to another.
This modern home uses a glass paneled garage door for a unique access door from the living room to the outdoors. Light stone steps lead to the darker gray tiled walkway creating a patio area. Mulched sections allow for rows of plants adding color next to the home.
Step inside the Dutch door from the outdoor patio and relax in this wood paneled living room. Natural light flows in from the oversized window with a cushioned seat casting a glow on the round wooden coffee table shared by two neutral armchairs. Rich hardwood flooring leads from the seating area to the corner gas fireplace.
This spacious master suite offers a touch of rustic and transitional designs. The wood panel accent wall behind the bed draws the eye downward to the original hardwood flooring. Two flanking white dressers double as night stands with traditional table lamps for soft lighting. Through the main doorway, access the en suite bathroom, or continue to the private outdoor balcony. Or step inside the other door to access the generous walk-in closet.