More stories about Design

  • Website Evolution

    Websites are becoming increasingly important in every industry, and the pool and spa business is no different.

  • David Tisherman Aligns With New Program

    A new pool and spa design school will launch in May, with former Genesis 3 principal David Tisherman playing a key role.

  • Pool & Spa News Wins Coveted Award

    An in-depth feature article on the design, standards and controversy surrounding pool suction-outlet covers has won the 2012 Jesse H. Neal Award, widely considered the Pulitzer Prize of business media.

  • Finding Success Along Roads Less Troweled

    For years, Alan Smith routinely received dozens of inquiries from homeowners and developers in search of a builder to design and construct a new pool.

  • Drawing the Dream

    A long-held belief of the ultra-high-end pool builder has been that hand-rendered perspective drawings were the most appropriate presentation tool one could use, not only to stand out from the competition, but also to give homeowners a better idea of how

  • Genesis 3 Co-Founder Leaves Organization

    David Tisherman, one of the co-founders of Genesis 3 Design Group, is selling his stock in the organization to the other principals

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    We recently had a customer in our office we’d been working with for more than a year on the design and planning of his pool’s complicated hydraulics.

  • Let it Rain

    There is a painting I love by Howard Hodgkin that hung in my office for years.

  • Scott Cohen | The Green Scene Landscaping and Pools

    A simple renovation became an extreme makeover when designer Scott Cohen decided to completely replace the existing pool — a poorly positioned rectangle that didn’t highlight the nearby golf course and orchards.

  • Sean Topper | Topper Design Studio, LLC + Phil Bowles | Phil Bowles Pools Inc.

    The homeowner came armed with specifications — a perimeter-overflow pool sitting 2-1/2 inches above the deck, with a spa inside, raised another 2-1/2 inches.