Fountains flow from metal cages filled with natural, neutral rocks into small concrete pools. A center cement block allows for easy passage across each pool. The rocks give the design a pleasing natural texture and zen feel.
Tall, wood columns frame the smooth, wood front door of this home. A concrete path leading over a shallow pool gives a zen feel to the entryway. The natural bright green of the plants add color to the space.
Natural boulders and rocks were worked into the design of this Asian-inspired front yard. Ornamental grasses, pieris Japonica, loropetalum and other low-maintenace plants fit with the garden's Zen feel while being easy to care for so the homeowners can maintain the garden's simple appeal.
The white exterior of this home gives it a bright glow in the sunshine. A gorgeous concrete walkway with ponds surrounding planted palms creates a fresh, zen feel leading up to the front door. The wood door and matching columns give a modern asian style to the home.
Connection with the natural surroundings is heightened by the addition of a glass-and-steel water trough that courses along the structure’s exterior. Modern pergolas butterfly over the patio adding the zen feel of the design. Tall grass creates an immediate transitional from the concrete patio flooring to the surrounding natural elements.
The white bathtub shines in the natural light and bright glow of this bathroom design. Black framing surrounds the glass panels on the doors and brings a bold contrast to the white. A decorative tile floor design and pink rug add color to the room while a simple counter display contributes to the zen feel of the room.
Beds of drought tolerant shrubs and ornamental grasses, sand finished concrete pavers, statuary, a raised deck for lounging and other features bring a zen garden feel to this private pool and patio area.
When the homeowners moved into this Austin property, the yard was a jumbled, overgrown mess. Careful landscape design cleaned all that up with a serene, zen-like feel and clear areas for entertaining and playing. There's now even an art studio that doubles as a guest room.
The clean lines of the floating ceiling detail, oven hood and cabinetry work with the contrast of dark and light tones of the color palette to create a Zen-like feel in this open kitchen. The slate tiles carried across the island and up the wall and the granite countertops add a touch of earthiness to this otherwise contemporary space.