A white pergola lets sunlight sneak through to illuminate the long, contemporary dining table with bright, summery table settings. Bold orange accents pop against the industrial furniture and neutral floor. A grill is surrounded with counter space for additional seating or prepping.
You can choose to rock or sit stationary on this contemporary back porch. Black and gray striped cushions are accented with red floral throw pillows, adding bright pops of color to the natural setting. A circular fire pit is decorated with black tile that reflects the flames.
Huge arched windows fill the front facade of this home and perfectly complement the Spanish design. A lapis blue front door makes a rich counterpoint to the neutral exterior and ties in gracefully with the colorful garden.
Lighted gray stairs lead from the backyard to a spacious porch. A white pergola stretches over a bar and seating area. A fire pit is situated on the other side of the porch with cushioned seating for cozy outdoor nights.
The golden stucco exterior of this Tuscan-style home provides a rich backdrop for an outdoor bar and eating area with an attached pergola. Luscious climbing greenery further blurs the lines between indoors and out, providing a natural, romantic outdoor space. Design by Joan Grabel.
Heat lamps mounted to the white pergola ensure that outdoor dining can be comfortable in many temperatures. A garden lines the border of the porch, adding layers and life to the landscaping. A mix of outdoor contemporary furniture allows for ample seating.
Color is key to creating a lively Spanish-inspired outdoor dining area. The yellow pergola, Talavera tile behind the grill, Saltillo patio tile and cobalt-blue seat cushions all work to enliven this festive alfresco space.
This small urban landscape design for the entry of a 1920s hillside house incorporates an eclectic mix of plantings with contemporary hardscape design using bluestone and pebbles. A custom-designed interpretation of the old carriage house doors updated the look while respecting the integrity of the architecture. The space is completed by a fountain which provides a welcoming presence for people as well as hummingbirds.