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Singapore's 10 most impressive hotel swimming pools  

From Singapore Business

In terms of modern cities, Singapore is as forward thinking and urban as it gets.  In terms of world rankings, Singapore is the world's fourth leading financial centre, the world's second largest casino gambling market, one of the world's top three oil-refining centres, the world's largest oil-rig producer, and a major hub for ship repair services.  Home to nearly 6 Million people, Singapore also has the world's highest percentage of Millionaires, with one out of every 6 households being in that category.  It is no wonder, then, that Singapore also has some of the worlds most amazing hotel swimming pools.  This post from Singapore Business presents a gallery of 10 luxury swimming pool designs that one can take in should they decide to visit this jewel of Asia.

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Insano – The Worlds Tallest Water Slide

From 9 Wows

Those looking to fill their veins with adrenaline are always seeking out the latest thrill ride or experience.  Bungee Jumping, Sky Diving, Cliff Diving;  You name it, and these adrenaline junkies are adept at finding their next conquest.  This water slide from Brazil may be the next big thing for these thrill seekers, as it actually holds the Guiness World Record for being the tallest waterslide in the world.  With a 134 foot drop that accelerates the rider to up to 65 miles per hour, this slide is not for the faint of heart.  This post from 9 Wow has some amazing pictures as well as a point-of-view video of the ride!

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LUXURIOUS PRIVATE POOLS

From Architectural Digest

When one is thinking about desiging an inground swimming pool for one's one home, usually the first step is to start looking at pictures of other swimming pools.  Websites and services like Houzz, Pinterest, Facebook, and Google Image searches are very popular ways to start viewing other finished inground swimming pool projects and to start saving ideas and features that one wants for their own project.  This post from Architectural Digest does the work for you, however, by presenting some amazingly elegant private residential swimming pool projects in this fabulous gallery.

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Check out the world's largest pool, latest in design

From Ashbury Park Press

It is sometimes instructive to pay attention to macro trends around any industry or business to try to see where the trends are going.  Outdoor Design, and specifically the inground swimming pool industry is no different.  This post from APP gives the latest trends in luxury and custom swimming pool design from around the world.  Discussing such things as the largest pool in the world, the most unique, the latest design features, and many more items to inform one's own backyard waterpark or outdoor living room.

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20 Outdoor Rooms With Entertaining Flair

From Houzz

Summer is here, and with it comes long lazy days lounging by the swimming pool, or sipping a drink in a lounge chair, or grilling outside in the backyard with the family.  Have you ever wanted to change the dynamic of your backyard into more of an entertaining area?  Outdoor living is one of the strongest trends in American households, and properly designing and planning the outdoor living space can make all the difference.  This post from Houzz presents 20 different ideas for outdoor living spaces to facilitate family gatherings, outdoor parties and entertaining, or just plain lounging time alone or with the family.

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Stone and Glass Design Concepts for Your Swimming Pool

From Pool Services Tech

Swimming Pool Design is constantly evolving.  Just as in other forms of high design, the craftwork and ingenuity of today's skilled watershapers has elevated to amazing levels of competency.  One of the basic tenets of high design is to use the finest materials available.  Two basic go-to arrows that these designers have in their quivers are Glass and Natural Stone.  This post from Pool Services Tech ruminates about the possibilities that exist when these fabulous materials are incorporated into Luxury Swimming Pool Designs.

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Decks Vs. Patios: Which One is Right for You?

From Neave Carpentry

Are you aware of the difference between a deck and a patio?  When you are outfitting and designing your outdoor living space, the distinction is a big one.  This post from Neave Carpentry gives a great primer on the differences between these two outdoor living or landscape features, and what dictates when they are appropriate.  The post also talks about ongoing maintenance costs of the two options, as well as material options.

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24 Amazing Pools You Need To Jump In Before You Die

From Buzzfeed

Once you have made the decision to be an inground swimming pool owner, the design choices are just beginning.  What kind of pool do we want?  What shape best suits our yard, and more importantly, the way our family will use the pool?  Do we want any special features that we have seen and used at exotic locales?  Well, this is where this post from buzzfeed comes in.  The post presents 24 amazingly stunning pools from all over the globe with some unbelievable amenities that just have to be seen to be believed.  

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What to Know About Lighting Up Your Hardscape

from Belgard

While enjoying your outdoor living shangri-la during a beautiful summer day, you're probably not thinking about what the landscape looks like at night.  This is a big mistake, according to this post by Belgard.  What good is your outdoor paradise, says this post, if you can't enjoy it on a beautiful summer night?  Properly lighting and accenting your outdoor living space gives you the ability to enjoy your space no matter what the sun is doing in the sky, as well as the ability to extend the long summer days into long summer nights.

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15 Absolutely Romantic Outdoor Decorations

From Top Dreamer

As any skilled designer knows, the devil is in the details.  This includes the decorations and settings for outdoor living spaces as well.  How often have you been to a fabulous luxury home only to notice something that seemed out of place, or wasnt adorned properly.  When it comes to the outdoors, placement of furniture, lighting, and other adornments can be the difference from a plain jane backyard and something truly sublime.  This post from Top Dreamer gives you 15 examples of how to decorate your outdoor living space with an eye towards that special romantic interest in your life.  Even if your aim isn't to lure cupid into raising his bow and arrow, the ideas in this post can inspire you to adorn your outdoor living space with just that special finishing touch.

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