More stories about Design

  • Choosing the Right Art

    When it comes to artwork, designers hold a variety of preferences. Some use three-dimensional drawing software while others prefer to create a perspective rendering

  • Heating by Design

    Whether it’s new construction or an equipment replacement, today’s pool heating technologies offer a solution to every consumer’s needs.

  • Multi-Level Achievement

    Some jobs can’t be performed in the usual order.

  • Show Stopper

    Pool and spa professionals seeking a new source of revenue might want to consider following in the footsteps of Jan Sotelo, owner of Modern Design and Build in Austin, Texas.


    Pool & Spa News is calling for entries for our 2011 Masters of Design Awards — the most prestigious awards in the pool and spa industry.

  • A Cut Above

    For the past several years, vinyl-liner pools have become ever more intricate in their design. In fact, some builders rarely install standard shapes anymore.

  • Take My Wife, Please

    If selling was easy, everyone would do it.

  • Builder, Designer, Mediator

    Scott Cohen wasn’t optimistic.

  • *Brian Van Bower | Aquatic Consultants Inc. + Ted Rosbeck | Island Pools & Spas

    The owners of this Martha’s Vineyard vacation property wanted a pool similar to the one found at the Delano South Beach, a renowned Florida hotel known for its perimeter-overflow design and sun shelf so large it accommodates visitors on chaise lounges.

  • Brian Worley | Everclear Pool and Spa Co.

    This dual-level aquascape would have to flow seamlessly.