More stories about Design

  • 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

  • Up and Down Pool

    Responding to the home's vertical layout, this aquascape has effects on different levels

  • Heart of Glass

    Designers placed translucence as a priority on this contemporary poolscape

  • A Cohesive Look

    These two separate backyard projects feel like they were planned at the same time