55 Outdoor Landscape Lighting Shrubs Design Photos And Ideas

At dusk, the light-colored home glows like a lantern in the desert sky.
The sliding glass doors connect the interiors to the outdoor terraces and pool.
Viewing Decks and Infinity Pool
The narrow, elongated pool with a vertical green wall can be seen from inside the apartment.
Each features its own custom teak soaking tubs placed under illuminating skylights. Balancing touches like sand-colored, full-height limestone walls evoke a California spirit.
No two suites are the same, and the modernized rooms are artfully designed to incorporate Japanese elements, such as tatami mats and shoji screens.
Garden Elevation
Entry porch
“The lone valley oak in some ways defined the shape of the house,” says landscape architect Bernard Trainor. The structure wraps around the century-old tree, forming a courtyard with a series of fiber-cement chairs by French designer Julia von Sponeck.
The couple often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.
Entrance Court
Architect: YAMAMAR Design, Location: San Francisco, California
Shadows of the pergola at rear yard patio
Patio with gas firepit
Roof extension with garden
View of bedroom
An outdoor shower is concealed in the side yard and features a weathered 
cedar slat enclosure.
To avoid the typical white barn form found throughout Napa Valley, Fernandez turned to the rustic architectural traditions of western mining communities for inspiration.
Working with a limited budget, First Lamp designed and built one principle architectural flourish: exposed Douglas fir rafters that would weather to a brighter red over the years and accent the white siding.
The studio occupies the corner of a backyard filled with carefully-tended plants. They positioned the studio at the yard’s far corner, diagonal from the main house’s back door, to create a path through the garden that would engage visitors in landscape.
Courtyard featuring the Live Oak Tree.  The neutral tones on the homes exterior act as a canvas to nature showing a play of light on the exterior of the home throughout the day
In addition to the retention of the building's envelope, many original elements were reworked and reused throughout the renovation.
Private garden with deck
Entry way to a modern, contemporary Key West home.  Clean lines, planting was done with minimal species and in groupings.
Evening at Copperwood. The 20-acre lot enjoys visits from deer, eagles, hawk, blue heron, fox, and other wildlife.
CAUCASO
Landscape designer Lillian Montalvo swapped disparate plantings for a cohesive plan centered on a pergola.
A modern mix of unpretentious, yet luxurious design elements resulted in an awe-inspiring, sophisticated and lighthearted living space with a seamless transition between indoors and out. The extraordinary high ceilings and volume contributes to its welcome feeling.
coastal midcentury modern // entry + drought-tolerant landscaping
Front Porch: Bronze sculpture by Gail Folwell
Front outdoor area
Street view, frontal, dusk
Street view, dusk
Front facade. FSC radial sawn timber cladding around the entire home will naturally silver with age. The drought-resistant, native garden utilises mulch made from recycled timber pallets.
Rear Yard & Facade
Sculpture courtyard and lighted pathway
Front outdoor space
Innovative path lighting
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Whether it's a backyard patio, an infinity pool, or a rooftop terrace, these modern outdoor spaces add to the richness of daily life. Escape into nature, or get lost in city views. Wherever you are, let these outdoor photos take you somewhere new with inspirational ideas for yards, gardens, outdoor tubs and showers, patios, porches, and decks.

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