Angled off the back of the house to make optimum use of the sloped lot, this crisp white deck and patio with fire pit create a two-tier hub for outdoor living. The white hue blends with the home's rear facade so as not to stop the eye.
Cozy, transitional style is carried outdoors with this colorful sitting area designed by Brian Patrick Flynn. The deck rail is dressed up by several baskets of flowers, while a bright blue rug adds color and comfort beneath the upholstered sectional.
The “V” pattern of the Fiberon Horizon Ipe boards creates an eye-catching floor design. Using the same composite boards as top rails provides a striking contrast to the white posts and visually connects the space. The wide flat top rail also doubles as table-top dining. Add in the outdoor kitchen, and this deck is sure to impress.
Inspired by the laid-back Southern lifestyle, the back deck of the HGTV Smart Home 2014 in Nashville, Tenn., provides enough space to entertain and enjoy sunsets. The dining and grill station are visible from the great room and kitchen.
Accordion doors open this California home's main living area directly onto a fabulous transitional deck and outdoor gathering space. Floating on a curved design, facing plush sofas give everyone seated access to warmth from the contemporary fire pit. Move seamlessly from dining inside to cocktails fireside.
The uniquely designed outdoor sofas fit right in with the natural twisting tree limbs surrounding this California living space. Floating on a curved design, facing sofas give everyone seated access to the contemporary fire pit, providing a connection with the encompassing landscape long after the sun has set.
Create ambiance with candlelight and add interest to a dining area with a nearby wooden planter. Designers with Front Door Communities placed benches next to this rectangular planter to create more space for food and drinks as well as seating.
The backyard is transformed by host Jaime Durie of The Outdoor Room with a deck across the entire back of the home. French doors lead out to a pair of benches that step down to the yard, while the other side features a dining table under a pergola for a shaded spot to eat.