More stories about Design

  • 5 Masterful Spas

    Looking for inspiration for your next spa project? Here are five very different looking spas, all past Masters of Design honorees.

  • Julia Morgan: Remembering an Aquatic Design Pioneer

    Architect Julia Morgan (1872-1957) designed some of America's most exquisite pools, and she did it at a time when there were very few other women in her field. Today, her work – including the "Neptune" and "Roman" pools at San Simeon's Hearst Castle – stand as a testament to her influence on design...

  • Designing Spaces Features Hayward Controller

    A Lifetime show featured Hayward Pool Products' OmniLogic controller on a recent episode

  • Like Nature Made It

    An Illinois builder hand-selected key boulders to create a natural look in a half-acre water garden

  • Tiny Treasure

    A suburban backyard is transformed into an entertaining retreat

  • Adventureland

    An original backyard waterpark design that celebrates childhood

  • No Place Like Rome

    An Arizona backyard gets a spa fit for an emperor

  • Long on Style

    This swim spa is the perfect complement to a custom deck overlooking a ravine

  • On Edge

    This builder was tasked with capturing the beauty and ever-changing hues of Lake Michigan with this vanishing-edge fiberglass pool

  • Intricate Oasis

    A multi-layered network of pools, waterfeatures and a spa features complex lines, dazzling materials and optical illusions