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Tips for Exterior Stacked Fireplace

Tips for Exterior Stacked Fireplace

There is something so homely about stacked fireplaces, especially in the outdoors. They remind one of homeliness and warmth; the major attributes that every outdoor living space should possess. That said; most exterior designers find it challenging to make a stacked fireplace in the outdoors. Initially, fireplaces used to feature in the indoors and not the outdoors. However, times have changed and nothing beats a little bit of the inside in the outside. 

How to create a stacked fireplace exterior

1. Establish a design

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How to Get the Best Out Of a Big Patio

How to Get the Best Out Of a Big Patio

What happens when you find yourself having to design a big patio? As an exterior designer, this should be good news for you because then you will have a chance to explore the depths of your creativity. The reason why so many designers feel trapped when they are given the task of designing a big patio is because they are not quite sure how to go about the design.

A few guidelines to keep in mind are:

1. The entire patio should tie up into one element

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Arrangement Ideas for the Patio

Arrangement Ideas for the Patio

What is the major difference between a patio that works and that which doesn’t? It all lies in the design of the patio. Of course, design starts from the location of the outdoor space and right onto the furniture used as well as the other elements introduced into the space. 

As an exterior designer, perhaps you may not have been consulted on the location of the patio, but it would now be up to you to make the space work regardless of its location. What are some of the ideal patio arrangement ideas?

1. Have a focal point

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About Outdoor Bars

About Outdoor Bars

So a client wants you to design an outdoor bar for them; where do you even start? No need to feel overwhelmed if you have never tried an outdoor bar design before. This article will actually guide you in doing just that.

First of all, perhaps the initial step would be to assess the anticipated location of the bar or the space provided. You will then get a general view of the amount of privacy offered by that particular location, the seating space it could provide as well as the ideal location of the counter. 

A couple of ideas you could pick up on are:

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How to Spruce Contemporary Outdoor Living Spaces

How to Spruce Contemporary Outdoor Living Spaces

How do you as an exterior designer bring contemporary style into the outdoors? Will it really work? Won’t you be working with rather limited design options? Well, it will not be so easy introducing a contemporary style into outdoor living spaces; but it is not hard either. As long as you have mastered a couple of fundamental tips, you will do just fine.

Outdoor artwork

There is specific artwork meant for the outdoors such that it will not be affected by external elements such as rain and sunshine. All you need is one impressive piece and place it against a distinct wall or screen such that it will form a focal point of sorts.

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