Modern Contemporary Backyard With Mosaic Tile Water Feature

For a new house in an older neighborhood, the owner wanted a modern style and clean lines, but it needed to complement the design of neighboring homes. The designers wanted to bring the structure and style of the house into the landscape.

Photo By: Michaelene O'Keefe Photography

Stones Help Make Riverbed Look Natural

The stream that bisects this family's front yard is as elegant and peaceful as any stream found naturally occurring. Designed to mimic a stream that might be found in the mountains around the home, small stones line the riverbed, while large stones are placed around the river to give it boundaries, but also to make it look more natural.

Roundabout Brings Old-World Elegance to the Front of This Home

The roundabout in the front yard is an elegant touch to the entry of this home. Reminiscent of old-world elegance, this feature gives the homeowners a place to sit and entertain, but it also serves as a crossroads for guests, guiding them to other parts of the garden.

Modern Stone Fire Pit and Tiered Wooden Planters

Beautiful blue mosaic tiles and detailed masonry merge at this stylish fire pit. The multileveled planters show off the variety of floral and plant life with their clean wooden paneling.

Photo By: Michaelene O'Keefe Photography

Elegant, Welcoming Front Entrance

The front door of this home is both elegant and welcoming. The brick path leading up to the blue door welcomes guests inside, while the flowers in the roundabout and the perfectly landscaped shrubs and gardens give the home an elegance the mimics its mountain surroundings.

Rustic Pavilion With Beautiful Koi Pond

This custom pavilion sits gracefully on the back of this large Koi pond, shallow enough for kids to play in and deep enough for a private collection of Koi. Native granite boulders and marginal plant material enhances the natural setting while helping to maintain the clarity of the water.

Photo By: Rick Meinzer

Rustic and Inviting Children's Playhouse

A stacked stone exterior and exposed timber beams create a rustic entrance to this children's playhouse. The arched front door features a round stained glass inset and is flanked by lantern-style sconces. Sandstone slabs are used as the walkway leading up to the front door.

Modern Outdoor Lounge Area With Water Feature and Fire Pits

Well-groomed shrubbery and plant life overlook the simple and clean lines of these wooden walls. The fire pits near the fountain make this patio a relaxing atmosphere for get-togethers.

Photo By: Michaelene O'Keefe Photography

Gorgeous Gardens Surround Rustic Pavilion

A Belgard paver pathway leads to the private gardens of this beautiful estate. The rustic pavilion combines exposed wood beams with a stacked stone exterior.

Photo By: Rick Meinzer

Stream in Front Yard Offers Elegant Mountain Experience

The owners of this elegant home wanted friends and family to have a true mountain experience as guests enter the house. They loved the idea of a stream that bisected the entire yard and unified the space. The couple wanted their home to have plenty of character, while still blending effortlessly into the peaceful mountains around them.

About Platinum Landscape & Pools

Founded in 1998, Platinum Landscape & Pools is Utah’s premier full service landscape and swimming pool construction firm. Specialising in design/build projects, we have a passion for providing the most innovative designs, award winning craftsmanship and an absolute dedication to excellence in customer service. READ MORE