2016 Patio Design Trends

Your patio says so much about your home and your personality. Patio design is a great way to round off the look of your home, show off your personal tastes, and create a beautiful space that your family and guests can enjoy. So what patio design trends catches your eye?

Patio Edging

Edging is not just a facet of patio design, it’s an essential aspect of paved patio construction. If you want your paved patio to last, you’ll need to install edging to prevent the outer edge of your patio from sinking into the ground. This article does a good job of demonstrating how edging actually keeps your paved patio in place.

Edging may be a part of structural design, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it nice to look at as well. There are so many different ways to approach edging, whether it be through adding stones along the edge that create a physical barrier or simply changing up the natural stone design so that the barrier is merely visual.

The photo below shows two different kinds of edging. At the far left, you’ll see that the change in stone that served as an edge between the patio and the rocks. The rocks create a neutral space between the flat edging and the raised edging, which separates the rocks from the lawn.

 Patio edging

Patio edging

 

Edging is a great way to highlight areas of your patio or lawn. Beautiful stones can be used to frame gardens, mark off walkways, and separate patios from grassy areas.

Landscape Design

A patio should be a place for people to gather, and shouldn’t any gathering place be beautiful? Landscape design allows you to take a simple yard and turned it into a gorgeous venue fit for anything from a casual afternoon to a cocktail party, depending on your tastes.

 Walkway lined with flowers

Walkway lined with flowers

 Pool patio design

Pool patio design

 

Landscape design allows you to give your yard a personality. Are you looking for a rustic feel? Would you prefer stone walkways accented by colorful flowers? Would you like your pool to be surrounded by stone water fountains? Whatever it is you want your patio and home to say about you, landscaping design can help you communicate that message to your guests.

 

 

Patio design service can help you find the patio of your dreams

You don’t have to have figure out every aspect of your patio out on your own. Patio design services allow you to work with experienced professionals who can provide you with a wide variety of options. Not only will they know what can and cannot work in your particular space, they can help you narrow in on design options that will best match the overlook look and feel of your home. Contact Hackmann Lawn & Landscape to discuss your patio design options!