30 Outdoor Planters Patio, Porch, Deck Trees Design Photos And Ideas

Contemporary materials like zinc and glass contrast with a cast iron facade and slate roofs.
Perched atop the historic Gilsey House, the J+K Residence also overlooks a storied neighborhood. The land, located north of Madison Square, was one of New York's last remaining family farms before becoming a bustling theater district. It then devolved into a neglected wholesale district until being rediscovered by artists and entrepreneurs.
A limestone terrace beckons off the main living areas. The white outdoor chairs are from IKEA.
"To accentuate [the] seamless connection to the outdoors, we created a pair of retractable glass walls that meet at the corner. The effect when open is one of completely dissolving the corner and creating a feeling of being surrounded by nature," describes Maniscalco.
The food cart specializes in smoked meat sandwiches. It sits on a patio event space that can hold up to 300 people with seating for 80.
Another glimpse of the views.
This is the deck off the living room.
View from courtyard toward the house
The roof deck is outfitted with Janus et Cie Amari Low Back lounge chairs.
Private garden with deck
A barbecue from Alabama Joe’s is much used in the warmer months.
The roof terrace offers an outdoor lounge space, as well as views into the Seattle hills.
The steel post-and-beam structural components frame entry ways and circulation.
Viewing Decks and Infinity Pool
Bright yellow seating injects vibrancy into the space.
The Cycas forms the focal point of the outdoor dining area.
A peaceful poolside vignette at Casa Bri Bri.
A shared courtyard with a firepit.
A section of the facade—a cross between a shoji screen and a barn door—slides open. Planter boxes contain edible varieties that fuel Mary’s culinary explorations.
For the front deck, the couple chose  a dining set by Teak Smith; the driftwood and metal corkscrew is by sculptor David Tanych.
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Santa Monica, California
Dwell Magazine : July / August 2017
A rough board-formed concrete wall hems in the courtyard garden creating an organic looking transition to the wild scrub oak beyond.
When it's retractable glass wall are open, the all-season room becomes a breezeway from the courtyard to the view of the mountains beyond.

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.