A mix of wood and metal furnishings provides ample seating for dining and relaxing on this contemporary terrace. Neutral furniture and finishes allow the bright, colorful accents to pop, giving the outdoor space a fun, youthful vibe.
A small patch of grass defines the tanning area next to the pool. The contemporary pergola covers a hardwood patio that sits just outside the formal sitting room, creating a fluid indoor-outdoor living space.
Sliding glass doors open onto a covered patio, where the family grills, sips cocktails and watches boats sail into the horizon. Two cushioned sofas with blue pillows ensure everyone has enough room to stretch out.
Crushed-stone ground cover in a golden hue and Elaeagnus brighten the area that surrounds the back patio of the HGTV Dream Home 2010. Modular seating crafted in a weatherproof vinyl offers an inviting spot to relax, chat with friends and enjoy the glow of the Rinnai gas fireplace.
This luxurious outdoor space boasts a stunning custom arbor, built entirely from sustainable materials. Contemporary outdoor seating comfortably seats up to 20 people. A stunning stone fireplace is perfect for chilly nights.
With its neutral color palette and contemporary furniture, this covered patio feels like a natural extension of the home -- and promises to attract guests with its stainless grill, bar and fire pit. A single pendant illuminates the space into the evening and ensures that visitors will admire the wood ceiling as well.
A Knotted Melati Hanging Chair from Anthropologie creates a cozy sitting nook on this patio. A matching Fermob bar cart provides a convenient spot to store beach towels, including these by Marimekko, or beverages and snacks to guarantee fun in the sun.
With a view of the city straight ahead, these patterned chairs make a cozy spot to read or sip coffee in the morning. For a fun twist on traditional lighting, the Turnstyle team hung the candle holders on the wall instead of placing them on a flat surface as intended.
This Chicago residential condo rooftop is located on the 34th floor, so the designer added built-in tropical hardwood benches and a custom concrete fire pit for cold city nights. The fire pit and benches are contemporary, maintaining the sleek feel of the residential condos.