Our Pool Design Ideas series was created to help spark ideas of what might be a good fit for you in your backyard. When you’re starting the process of building a pool, there are numerous decisions to make. A great place to get started is with the pool design and design elements. Whether it’s a freeform or geometric design, with modern, Tuscan, or retro design elements; it’s really about the look that fits your home.
At California Pools & Landscape, we’ve been creating custom pools in the valley of the sun for more than 34 years. We’ve designed thousands of modern geometric pools of all shapes and sizes, to meet the desires of every client.
About This Mesa Home
These Mesa customers wanted a modern pool design to match the look of their new home. Geometric design elements run throughout the yard with the step pads, spa, decking and artificial turf. The pool and spa sit in the focal point of the yard allowing the vibrant design elements to be seen from the inside of the home.
This modern backyard features a linear pool design with floating steps to the zero edge spillover spa. The raised water wall with three scuppers creates a nice transition to the natural elements that lay beyond the backyard. There are destinations for entertainment and recreation throughout this modern outdoor living environment.
A Geometric Play Pool & Zero Edge Spa
This geometric play pool and attached zero edge spa sparkle in this modern pool design, contrasting beautifully with the artificial turf. The turf serves as a cost effective option for decking and also provides areas for relaxation and recreation.
The pools’ Electric Blue Sea Glass Pebble interior with double abalone creates a vibrant blue color that mirrors the bright blue Arizona sky. The Sea 6” x 6” waterline tile provides a seamless transition from the pools’ interior. The pool features one of our traditional play pool layouts starting at 3ft, going down to 5ft in the middle and then raises back up to 4ft. This play pool layout offers options for aquatic sports like pool volleyball or pool basketball.
The raised waterwall is 18” tall and features 3 12” Pure Flow Scuppers. The front face of the wall is covered with Autumn Leaves stacked stone and offers a smooth transition to the natural elements beyond the backyard. The three floating steps in the pool that lead to the attached zero edge spa have the Sea waterline tile around the perimeter and are topped with the Biscotti Artistic Pavers.
The attached zero edge spa sparkles in the Arizona sun and offers a wonderful option for enjoyment on cool desert nights. The sit and spin spa design features maximized space for relaxation in the spa. The perimeter of the spa is covered with 2” x 2” black tile that assists the 1” Sparkle Blue tile shine on top of the spa. At 8’ x 7’ the spa offers plenty of room for relaxation and serenity.
Incorporating Design Elements Throughout The Yard
This modern backyard features multiple areas for entertainment, recreation and relaxation. This Mesa backyard has the perfect environment for outdoor desert living year round. Over 800 sqft of Biscotti Artistic Pavers tie the backyard together with decking around the pool and geometric step pads.
A large fireplace located on the far side of the yard creates another destination area, especially suited for cool nights in the desert. The fireplace is flanked on either side with the 18” tall pool wall. The structure is 8ft long x 5ft tall and is capped with a Biscotti Artistic Paver cap, tying in perfectly to the other aspects of the yard.
Designing Your Own Backyard Oasis
Hopefully, these pool design ideas helped you figure out some design elements that you might enjoy in your backyard design. Selecting pool and backyard elements as well as design features is a fun part of the process. It’s important to consider what will fit into your home’s environment and be enjoyed by you and your family.
The elements in this beautiful Mesa backyard are just a few of the many design options that we have available at California Pools & Landscape. We’ve built a page that houses all of the modern design ideas that could create an ultimate backyard experience. To see all more design ideas visit our Photo Galleries.
Love this pool design idea? If you’re ready to start with your dream yard design, get started with one of our talented designers.