More stories about Design

  • Arbor Day

    Four ways to create beautiful and durable arbors and pergolas

  • Fan the Flame

    Integrate a fire feature for a blaze of inspiration

  • Backyard Inspiration

    A builder explains how he found a way to bring turf directly to a slot-overflow pool, and worked with a manufacturer to make a product that helps others.

  • Evolution at the Perimeter

    Perimeter-overflow systems has undergone interesting applications and refinements of details large and small.

  • Back to Tile

    On fiberglass pools, tile can go beyond the waterline. Here’s how to apply the material to the shell correctly.

  • Sleek Form

    Simple to the eye doesn’t mean easy to build, as this elegant installation shows.

  • Backyard Transformation

    Masters of Design winner Endless Spas ensured that the family’s spa wishes were fulfilled

  • Line and Texture

    Structured by expertly placed geometry, the yard captivates with contrast, elevation changes and a multitude of textural layers

  • Modern Embrace

    The linear waterscape clings tightly to the home’s footprint to achieve a sum better than its parts

  • Fine in Tile

    Balanced tile applied to the deck-on-deck construction adds elegance to this new home pool construction