Even though landscape and patio space is often overlooked, outdoor renovations and redesigns frequently pack the biggest punch. Your outdoor space is your first chance to inspire and make an impression on neighbors and guests, so sprucing it up can give your blah house a much-needed boost. Because such dramatic changes can cost a pretty penny, it’s important to carefully consider your options before delving in.
Whether you have a porch, pool, terrace or patio, take advantage of the warm weather with our guide to creating a luxurious outside lounge.
That is an amazing terrace with beautiful furnishings a stunning view!
Colonial-era Brazilian brass lanterns hang above this airy and cozy terrace.
Here’s an exotic outdoor space that invites you to linger in breezy evenings and sunny mornings. A vine-covered trellis tops the dining terrace and the artwork visible through the doors gives it a special touch.
In this beautiful backyard, the guiding concept was to create a sense of place that balances the theatrical with feelings of serenity, joy, and retreat from the sprawling city.
Taking inspiration from the plain site and a classic, elegant architectural vernacular this terraced hillside garden evolved in response to time and place. The design vision was to celebrate the site, preserve the oak trees, accentuate views and create opportunities for modern day recreation and play.
The covered porch of this beach house is an elegant and cozy place to read a book.
This terrace is outfitted with a sofa and chairs, making a modern lounging space with an amazing view.
Set your budget ahead of time, and work carefully with your designer to make sure you stick to it. Research materials and landscaping techniques that are appropriate for your location and style, and don’t forget about all the components: landscape, patio or porch and pool.
Have you found inspiration with our selection of outdoor spaces?