This sunken patio is surrounded by gray concrete walls and lush vertical landscaping, creating a private, intimate atmosphere. Sleek, contemporary sofas make a cozy seating area in front of a stainless steel floating fireplace.
This massive paver patio is home to a custom stone fire pit and a long tiled water feature. Black wicker chairs with white patio cushions invite guests to conversational seating groups while orange cushioned lounge chairs add color to the space and provide separate areas for relaxation.
The sloped property is maximized by terracing the backyard and creating a variety of outdoor spaces. The traditional-style building reflects the look of the main home and houses the mechanical equipment. The cozy fire pit area features built-in stone benches, while a grouping of Adirondack chairs sits on the patio to take in the warmth.
Multiple seating areas serve different functions to take maximum advantage of this oceanside patio. An outdoor rug grounds a conversation area with a modern wood sofa and chair. Nearby, a grouping of slatted wood chairs surround a fire table, providing warmth and inviting conversation.
Custom bench seating surrounds this welcoming fire pit, creating a great space for conversation any time of year. The fire pit and benches are lit from below, drawing the eye to the space and increasing its warm, cozy vibe. Well-placed stones create a sculptural focal point in the backyard beyond.
A peppy chaise longue takes advantage of a narrow corner of this Malibu beach home's ample patio space. Glass walls offer uninterrupted views of the Pacific, while modern furnishings are sleek and neutral.
Whitewashed terra-cotta pots and ceramic pitchers work together to set the scene. Start out with a few creamy pillows and add to your collection over time. Yellow and blue is a classic color scheme that also feels very French.
Rows of comfortable lounge chairs with blue cushions create an inviting seating area by the pool. Coordinating umbrellas complete the look and add a pop of color against the neutral palette of the garden
Sliding doors open the living room up to a covered porch, connecting the spaces and blurring the line between indoors and out. Comfortable seating and ample greenery give the space a welcoming, homey atmosphere.
Small wicker stools also work as side tables for serving drinks and snacks. Don’t be afraid to bring some of your indoor decor outside (if weather permits), like this fab small faux fur pillow or this indigenous concrete statue.
An overhead view of this gray stone patio showcases the cozy fire pit area with a wooden loveseat featuring neutral cushions. Large gray boulders trim the space, while surrounding perennial plants and flowers offer a lively touch.
A vaulted ceiling with exposed wood beams covers this screened patio. A simple outdoor dining area and sitting area with rocking chairs allows plenty of space for entertaining. Durable floor tiles ground the space in a stylish way.