Just a few feet from the front door, a raised travertine deck becomes a pedestal for abstract artwork. With floor-to-ceiling windows behind the piece, visitors can admire the sculpture no matter which way they're going.
A paver walkway leading to the pool is flanked by low water shrubs and mulch. Lounge seating beside the pool feature modern umbrellas for shade, and a long frosted glass wall ensures there's privacy from the neighbors.
No way does the front yard of this 1950s home feel outdated. Landscape designers gave it a simple, contemporary look with low-maintenance plants that thrive in the California climate, gravel and edgy touches like concrete walls and walkways.
A warm wood retaining wall features the home's address number that complements the exterior. Lovely green shrubs and plants fill the landscape, and a gravel walkway leads the way to the front entrance.
Contemporary Home Exterior With Mirrored Windows and Wood Accents
This neutral home exterior features multiple wooden entrances, including garage doors and a gated walkway. Mirrored windows reveal the surrounding landscape, while tropical plants decorate the front yard. A gray tin roof completes the look.
This beautiful front yard pairs edgy, urban elements like concrete walls and gravel with succulents and the silvery green of fruitless olive trees. Clean, contemporary house numbers are the perfect finishing touch.