Pool Power

photo: Steve Martino

Los Angeles is heating up, and it is officially pool season!  Time to grab your swimsuit, kick your heels up and cool off.   What could be more enticing in the summer than a gently rippling pool….?  Although the allure of a pool is simple, not all pools are created equal.  A well designed pool can transform the landscape and become an integral part of the environment.

Here are a few enticing pool designs to whet your appetite…

Pools that blend into the landscape meld seamlessly with their surroundings and create a tranquil, natural look.

photo: Gardenista
photo: Architectural Digest

Landscaping around a pool is crucial and sets the tone and mood of the space.

photo: Steve Martino

We cannot ignore the infinity pool.  Their invisible edges blurring the lines between man-made and natural.

photo: Monteverdi
photo: Gardenista

And lastly just down right cool pools.  These are architectural phenomena we all wish were in our backyard.

photo: Edward Hendricks
photo: Nelson Garrido

So stay cool and dive in!

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