A stacked stone water fountain is the focal point in this backyard garden. Below, large pavers surround a small pond leading to an elevated terrace. The multi-level yard allows for fun and intriguing travel through the lush landscaping.
A Gabion bowl was used for a fire pit feature in this luxurious backyard, as seen on The Outdoor Room by Jamie Durie. The fire pit deck is sunk below the height of the adjacent infinity pool so that the benches are level to the pool.
This home—and especially its landscaping—is a fascinating mix of Southwestern meets modern. Metal beams and concrete retaining walls pair with sandy-colored gravel and feathery grasses for a look that's minimalist yet inviting.
A modern chair and southwestern throw invite guests to make themselves at home by the pool. Large cacti and succulents layer the landscape, adding greenery and interest to this enchanting outdoor space.
This Beverly Hills backyard is nothing short of glamourous. Modern white furniture offers plenty of stylish seating for enjoying the sleek fire pit and pool, while black and white striped marble floors add a unique chicness to this outdoor living space.
To keep the pool separate fro the walkway to the Zen Garden, designers added a simple, modern fence that runs halfway around the pool. The fence helps keep the space safe for kids, but doesn't obstruct the beautiful view from the pool.
Concrete stepping stones laid in a rock bed create a simple and textural walkway up the side of the home and yard. Mulched garden sections add natural decorations and levels of plant life beside the crisp, cut uniform yard. An outdoor living room is situated on the patio complete with stone fireplace and chimney.
Nestled in the trees in southern California is this sumptuous modern home that continues its theme in the design of its backyard swimming pool. Although the pool is a traditional rectangular shape, designer Andrea Michaelson added modern touches to blend with the rest of the home's architecture.
Sliding glass doors open right to the backyard, where concrete walls enclose a modern patio. Past the dining area and fire pit, guests will find a shed, raised garden beds, a greenhouse and even a bocce court!
In the backyard, an infinity edge pool and hot tub that connect the facade of the modern house to its beautiful views of nature combine with an outdoor dining area to create the perfect, elegant entertaining space.