swimming pool design ideas Tag

10 Stunning Backyard Pool Design Ideas

From Country Living

There is a visceral reaction from human beings when they view a properly designed backyard.  The symbiosis of rhythm, color, pattern, space allocation, and harmony stimulate something deeply ingrained in the paleolithic brain of all people.  This post from Country Living elicits that response from this amazing gallery of swimming pools and stunningly-appointed backyard landscape designs.  

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Inground Pools Home Design Photos

From Houzz

More and more homeowners are turning to Houzz, the leading home improvement and design website.  Houzz is a powerhouse, offering homeowners the ability to not only save pictures of their favorite homes, landscapes, interior designs, and outdoor living spaces, but the website also features local pre-screened professionals to provide these services.  This post from Houzz features Inground Pool pictures from around the country, and is a great way to gain inspiration for the best outdoor living design imaginable.

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962 Swimming Pools

From HGTV

Having trouble finding the exact swimming pool design that would look great in your backyard?  Would a catalog of nearly 1,000 luxury swimming pool designs help get your creative juices flowing?  This post from HGTV is the single place to find that design, as this post presents 962 swimming pool pictures to inspire.

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Swimming Pools

Relax with these refreshing swimming pool design ideas & pictures.

From HGTV

What better way to garner ideas for a swimming pool design than to look at the artisic achievements of other swimming pool designers? This compendium of photos and videos from HGTV gives a wide range of designs and ideas for inspiration.

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Swimming Pool Design Ideas

From Zillow Digs

Pictures are probably the second best way to gain design insipiration for a swimming pool project; the first being actually visiting other swimming pools to "test drive" the features and amenities.  If pictures are the only feasible option, then what better place to view pictures than a website dedicated to real estate?  Zillow is the market leader in websites that locate and price real estate, and their Zillow Digs site has a compendium of ideas for many different types of features and amenities for homes.  This post is dedicated to the different swimming pool designs that appear on their real estate listings, and it is an amazing collection of design ideas.

 

30+ Beautiful Swimming Pools We'd Love to Take a Dip In
From infinity pools to an English garden-inspired design, these incredible water features make a splash. ​

From House Beautiful

Swimming Pool design inspiriation can come from many different places.  Some designs incorporate one's favorite feature from a vacation spot that made an impression on one.  Some inspirations come from nature, or from a design motif to match one's home.  Frequently, design inspiration can come from other projects, namely through completed pictures.  This post from House Beautiful presents 30 such awe-inspiring designs to get the juices flowing.

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Natural Stone Decking: Travertine, Flagstone, Granite & More

From Luxury Pools

It's easy to get caught up in the details of the swimming pool when one is designing a waterscape or inground pool project.  So much time and energy is spent on picking out the tile, pool finish, coping, pool features like slide, diving board, sunshelf, water features, etc. that one's brain scarcely has room for additional details.  This could be a mistake, explains this post from Luxury Pools, as the decking or patio surrounding the pool can arguably be the most important design decision for many reasons.  The post also explains the different options with their associated pros and cons, focusing on Natural Stone products. 

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Pool Landscaping Ideas: 5 Tips On The Best (And Worst) Plants To Put Around Your Pool

From Above All Masonry

One of the most overlooked aspects of swimming pool design, at least from the less experienced pool and waterscape designer, is the greenery.  Selecting the proper plants, flowers, and ground cover can make the difference between a breathtaking, healthy landscape for the swimming pool, or the thorn in the swimming pool owners' side that will never go away.  This post from Above All masonry gives 5 Great tips on how to select the proper plants for a swimming pool installation in this informative blog post.

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