21 Luxe Patio, Pergola, & Pool Design Inspirations

21 Luxe Patio, Pergola, & Pool Design Inspirations is especially for fantasy summer time outdoor oasis design savvy folks who dream of backyard beauty. While my own ‘backyard beauty’ (oooh, it aint there yet!) entails woodland forestry and a campground-like fairy wonderland, alive with fawns, foxes, and fat squirrels, a girl can get her fix here in Lovelyland!

Magnificent pagoda with lounge chairs and design by Tom Stringer on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Tom Stringer. 21 Luxe Patio, Pergola, & Pool Design Inspirations: Photos and Fantasy Backyard Oasis Ideas As Well As Lovely Poolside Finds.

Photography courtesy of KAA, Jeffrey DunganIke Kligerman BarkleyAlison Pickart, and Tom Stringer.

21 Luxe Patio, Pergola, & Pool Design Inspirations

Design Inspiration No. 1

(above) What a tropical oasis with glorious vivid pink and orange moments paired with rustic, rich woods.

Design Inspiration No. 2

If you’re seeking inspiration for a rustic luxe fireside retreat for conversation and casual entertaining…maybe this is it.

Rustic fireside conversation area with magnificent design by Tom Stringer on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Tom Stringer. 21 Luxe Patio, Pergola, & Pool Design Inspirations: Photos and Fantasy Backyard Oasis Ideas As Well As Lovely Poolside Finds.

Design Inspiration No. 3

With plenty of seating in the shade or in the sun, this oceanfront paradise will welcome a crowd.

Magnificent pool and tropical oasis with design by Tom Stringer on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Tom Stringer. 21 Luxe Patio, Pergola, & Pool Design Inspirations: Photos and Fantasy Backyard Oasis Ideas As Well As Lovely Poolside Finds.

Design Inspiration No. 4

Whether you’re a fan of geometric design or just relaxing under the palms, there is plenty to charm you in this calming oasis.

Magnificent pool and tropical oasis with design by Tom Stringer on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Tom Stringer. 21 Luxe Patio, Pergola, & Pool Design Inspirations: Photos and Fantasy Backyard Oasis Ideas As Well As Lovely Poolside Finds.

Design Inspiration No. 5

Blue water + neutrals + tall planters with tropicals = yes, please.

Magnificent pool and tropical oasis with design by Tom Stringer on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Tom Stringer. 21 Luxe Patio, Pergola, & Pool Design Inspirations: Photos and Fantasy Backyard Oasis Ideas As Well As Lovely Poolside Finds.

Design Inspiration No. 6

Symmetry and scale play starring roles in this breathtaking picture of backyard bliss.

Luxurious and tropical home exterior with magnificent pool and design by Tom Stringer on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Tom Stringer. 21 Luxe Patio, Pergola, & Pool Design Inspirations: Photos and Fantasy Backyard Oasis Ideas As Well As Lovely Poolside Finds.

Design Inspiration No. 7

If it looks this inviting and classic in the daylight, we can only imagine the romance and ambiance at nightfall with a glowing fire!

Magnificent pergola with outdoor living area and design by Tom Stringer on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Tom Stringer. 21 Luxe Patio, Pergola, & Pool Design Inspirations: Photos and Fantasy Backyard Oasis Ideas As Well As Lovely Poolside Finds.

Design Inspiration No. 8

Dining outdoors under the stars is surely unforgettable in a setting such as this.

Magnificent pergola with outdoor dining and design by Tom Stringer on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Tom Stringer. Outdoor Living Design Inspiration and Pool Photo Inspiration From Top Designers With Discerning Taste and Sophisticated Style…Certainly Lovely Indeed!

Design Inspiration No. 9

When you’re thinking about creating a piece of living, breathing art which can meet your needs aesthetically and even spiritually…perhaps a sheltered oasis which will develop a gentle patina with age…is calling.

Magnificent pagoda with lounge chairs and design by Tom Stringer on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Tom Stringer. Outdoor Living Design Inspiration and Pool Photo Inspiration From Top Designers With Discerning Taste and Sophisticated Style…Certainly Lovely Indeed!

Design Inspiration No. 10

When your backyard entertaining spot rivals a high-end oceanside restaurant, it’s not likely you’ll ever be lonely!

Inspiring pool and entertaining patio with design by Tom Stringer on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Tom Stringer. Outdoor Living Design Inspiration and Pool Photo Inspiration From Top Designers With Discerning Taste and Sophisticated Style…Certainly Lovely Indeed!

Design Inspiration No. 11

What a magnificent pool design and celestial skies to lose yourself in.

Magnificent pool (at sunset) with design by KAA.
Design: KAA. Outdoor Living Design Inspiration and Pool Photo Inspiration From Top Designers With Discerning Taste and Sophisticated Style…Certainly Lovely Indeed!

Design Inspiration No. 12

Urban oasis rooftop wonder above and…

Design by KAA.
Design: KAA. Summer Living Inspiration: Photos of Magnificent Patios, Pagodas, Pergolas, and Pools Designed Thoughtfully by Decidedly Exceptional Designers.

Design Inspiration No. 13

…magnificent poolside organic grandeur below.

Magnificent modern home and pool with design by KAA.
Design: KAA. Summer Living Inspiration: Photos of Magnificent Patios, Pagodas, Pergolas, and Pools Designed Thoughtfully by Decidedly Exceptional Designers.

Design Inspiration No. 14

Understated, natural, and in harmony with nature, the city lights are surely a sight to behold when the sun sets!

Magnificent modern home and pool with design by KAA.
Design: KAA. Summer Living Inspiration: Photos of Magnificent Patios, Pagodas, Pergolas, and Pools Designed Thoughtfully by Decidedly Exceptional Designers.

Design Inspiration No. 15

Let the sun shine in!

Magnificent modern home and pool with design by KAA.
Design: KAA. Summer Living Inspiration: Photos of Magnificent Patios, Pagodas, Pergolas, and Pools Designed Thoughtfully by Decidedly Exceptional Designers.

Design Inspiration No. 16

The relationship of this covered outdoor living space to the kitchen would be a dream for entertaining. (And were this my castle, those arm chairs would be swivel-types so I could easily transform the space into a dance floor!)

Beautifully designed patio with fireplace and design by KAA.
Design: KAA. Summer Living Inspiration: Photos of Magnificent Patios, Pagodas, Pergolas, and Pools Designed Thoughtfully by Decidedly Exceptional Designers.

Design Inspiration No. 17

When trees, mountain view, fire table, and comfy cozy seating on wood decking are all on your list of must-haves.

Beautifully designed deck patio with firepit and design by KAA.
Design: KAA. Summer Living Inspiration: Photos of Magnificent Patios, Pagodas, Pergolas, and Pools Designed Thoughtfully by Decidedly Exceptional Designers.

Design Inspiration No. 18

Timelessly elegant and infinitely enviable, it would be difficult to peel myself away.

Breathtaking view of magnificent home and pool with design by Jeffrey Dungan on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Jeffrey Dungan. Summer Living Inspiration: Photos of Magnificent Patios, Pagodas, Pergolas, and Pools Designed Thoughtfully by Decidedly Exceptional Designers.

Design Inspiration No. 19

What strikes you as simple…upon further reflection is anything but! Sophisticated simplicity must certain entail a myriad of details!

Aerial view of magnificent pool design by Jeffrey Dungan on Hello Lovely Studio.
Design: Jeffrey Dungan. Summer Living Inspiration: Photos of Magnificent Patios, Pagodas, Pergolas, and Pools Designed Thoughtfully by Decidedly Exceptional Designers.

Design Inspiration No. 20

Handsome, warm, and luxurious outdoor living goals.

Breathtakingly beautiful patio and rustic oasis by Ike Kligerman Barkley.
Design: Ike Kligerman Barkley. Summer Living Inspiration: Photos of Magnificent Patios, Pagodas, Pergolas, and Pools Designed Thoughtfully by Decidedly Exceptional Designers.

Design Inspiration No. 21

The detail on those stunning panels, amazing architecture, and so much more island-y goodness!

Breathtakingly beautiful pool and oasis by Ike Kligerman Barkley.
Design: Ike Kligerman Barkley. Summer Living Inspiration: Photos of Magnificent Patios, Pagodas, Pergolas, and Pools Designed Thoughtfully by Decidedly Exceptional Designers.

Pool Perfection

Both of my sons swam competitively, and our youngest was the most graceful diver…enjoy this quick overview of 3 incredible Olympic diving moments!

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4 Comments

  1. June 11, 2019 / 11:27 am

    Great inspiration! Love so many of these, and will incorporate some of the ideas in to our pool/patio area. Thanks for sharing!

    • Michele
      Author
      June 11, 2019 / 11:45 am

      Thanks for playing along, Kim! Great to have you here. 🙂

    • June 11, 2019 / 12:39 pm

      This was like a beautiful daydream! Each one so gorgeous. I love them all, especially those with a sparkling pool! And I also like the dance floor idea!
      xo
      Holly

      • Michele
        Author
        June 11, 2019 / 4:18 pm

        Hahahaha – you’re such a gem, Holly! 🙂

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