Luciole Design Patios
The interface of textures creates a tapestry-like effect. It's not just pretty, either - the channel drain is made from recycled metal and leads to a dry sump.
It combines a dining area, counter/bar, gas grill and kinetic sculpture in a small yet very functional space.
The style of the patio mirrors the Spanish style of the home.
This view shows how the gas grill and cooking areas were hidden from view behind a low wall.
Open and contemporary, yet rich enough to avoid a sterile look.
The interplay of lighting, water and living spaces makes the walk from the entry gate interesting.
Narrow linear pavers, concrete and pervious pavers create an interesting tapestry in this small patio.
This deck floats over a meadow and rain garden. The decking is recycled redwood, treated with a penetrating sealer to keep the aged appearance yet protect the deck.
The manzanita in the cutout will eventually grow into a multi-trunked small tree. It requires no supplemental irrigation now that it's established.
Gateway to Moroccan themed patio
The structure, walls and materials combine to make this a cozy dining area.
Lighted niches in the wall display the owner's collection of ceramics.
The patio nestles among plants and pots for more privacy from nearby neighbors.
A retractable awning shades the patio when needed.
An outdoor room complete with kitchen
The outdoor fireplace also blocks views from the neighbor's house.
Sedges on the edges soften the patio's hard lines.
The dining areas is adjacent to an artificial turf putting green. Seat walls encourage spectators.
Seat walls, a cylindrical ziggurat monumental outdoor fireplace and comfortable seating create an outdoor lounge.
This entry patio's paving continues into the adjoining spaces. A glasstile-covered water wall is a great accent.
The cylindrical ziggurat fireplace invites people to sit before and after meals.
The curved deck and integrated seat wall add a lot of useable space to this hillside garden.
This bar, tucked around the corner of the house, serves the pool area and patio.
This patio at the far end of the pool commands views of the valley and back to the residence.