That’s why it’s so important that you put as much emphasis into the design of your outdoor living spaces as you do to your interior ones. When you have a beautifully designed patio that incorporates all of the elements that you want, you have a living space that’s going to give you and yours years upon years of enjoyment. Oh, and it won’t hurt that home value if and when you ever decide to sell!
Now, if your home’s patio has been in need of an update, then you’ve come to the right place. On the list below, we’re going to share 20 absolutely stunning patio designs. In each, you should find plenty of design inspiration of your own, which should in turn yield you a patio that you’re proud of and can enjoy with family and friends. Let’s take a look!
1. Al Fresco
Those who like to eat outdoors would just love to have a patio that features a covered dining area like this.
2. Small Spaces
Without a lot of room to work with, this lovely patio manages to incorporate both an outdoor kitchen and a dining area.
3. Perfect for Entertaining
Everything about this gorgeous patio has been designed to be the ideal place for entertaining friends and family.
4. Cozy Up
After cooking up a mean meal on that grill, who wouldn’t love to cozy up next to that outdoor fireplace as the sun sets?
5. Indoors / Outdoors
In areas with ideal climates for most of the year, building your patio off an existing indoor living space can be a great idea.
6. Gather Round
When you’re building an outdoor kitchen for your patio, you don’t need a lot of space; you just need room enough for everyone!
7. The Rich Life
With an infinity pool sitting on the edge, this patio is definitely made for someone who’s living the rich lifestyle.
8. Jutting Off
The way that this patio juts off the side of the house is just beautiful; who wouldn’t love to dine out there?
9. Simple Fire Pit
When you have an outdoor patio, a simple fire pit like this can allow you to get many more months of enjoyment out of it per year.
10. Living Room
Why just settle for one living room when you can also build an entirely outdoors one on your patio?
Although simple, note how the color of the wood used for this patio totally contributes to the beauty of this entire home.
12. Less Is More
On a large piece of property like this, sometimes it’s better to adopt the “less is more” ethic with your patio.
13. Just Wow
The woodwork that went into building the covered section of this outdoor patio is nothing short of jaw-dropping.
The way that the patio you see here builds shapes with different materials yields a totally unique look.
15. The Complete Package
In a relatively decent amount of space, this patio manages to incorporate all of the elements you might want into the complete package.
16. Stone and Slabs
With small areas of gravel between big concrete slabs, this patio manages to adopt a decidedly contemporary look.
17. Big and Small
While this outdoor patio may not be big in terms of size, there’s no denying the grandness of its look.
18. Different Sections
Built along the corner of this contemporary home, the patio here does a great job of creating separate and distinct sections.
19. The Big Bench
Plan on having a lot of people out on your home’s patio? Then you may want to have a big bench like this!
20. Find Your Peace
The point of a patio is to have a place you can go outdoors in order to find your peace; so make sure you create the vibe that’s most going to appeal to your sensibilities.