What inspired this extravagant clamshell pool and other high-end pools? Read about the inspiration for luxury pool designs, including color, artwork, culture, and architecture.
Learn how to choose a landscape architect or landscape designer for your pool or outdoor space. Get tips from professional build-design firms.
Expert information on indoor pool ventilation, cost, construction, heating, and lighting. Learn how to find a qualified builder for your indoor swimming pool.
Learn how pool tile can enhance the beauty of a poolscape. Find information on different tile materials, all-tiled pool designs, and tile installation.
Learn how outdoor lighting creates visual delight in and around the pool and its setting. Read about different pool lighting effects and outdoor fixtures.
Find definitions for common swimming pool terms and features, including aggregate, coping, negative edge, grotto, laminar fountain, pavers, sheeting waterfall, and more.
Read about the elements of high-quality pool design and how the smallest details can set apart a well-designed pool from a poorly designed pool.
Read about finish materials used for pool interiors and deck surfaces, including tile, aggregate, concrete, wood, and stone. Learn how each material creates a different design effect.
Learn how pool and landscape designers use natural stone, artificial rock, or a combination to create waterfalls, retaining walls, caves, grottos, and pools.
Learn about the planning and construction practices of a high-end custom pool builder from Paolo Bennedetti of Aquatic Technology Pool & Spa.