Whether you have a tiny patch or a massive expanse, a swimming pool can transform your outdoor or indoor space with a status symbol that’s undeniably decadent. Whether you’re a leisure plunger, comfort floater or a strong swimmer slimming for the summer, we have a selection of serene spaces that will set your spirit souring.
Take the plunge and explore our pleasingly perfect pool designs to spark a little inspiration for your own home; or perhaps just take a moment to admire the blissful beauty of elemental water, light, metal, and stone.
This cantilevered, glazed, inside/outside juxtaposition of wood, glass, and water is an architectural lap pool; perfect for serious swimmers.
This stunning temple of serenity is a plunge pool for the soaker, escaping the stresses of the daily grind under a grand, gabled ceiling.
You don’t need a large space for a plunge pool; adding the endlessly enigmatic element of water to a secluded corner. This stepped waterfall plunges into the pool, making a heavenly hideaway for soakers.
The fantastically futuristic ambience of this lap pool and plunge is elevated with indirect lighting that enhances the intimacy of this beautiful indoor haven.
Is this inside or outside, in the countryside or the city? This fabulous, New York city-dwelling uses inspired asymmetry to flood this lap pool with celestial beams of deific illumination.
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Wood and water bring unabashed decadence to this alpine lodge plunge pool; perfect for a leisurely dip while watching classic movies in luxurious surroundings.
This raised lap pool is great in granite, made all the more special with a sliver waterfall; reverberating the calming resonance of running water around this inspired space for swimming and chilling.
This stunning infinity pool overlooks a cityscape, surrounded by faux forestry. Tree bathing, sunbathing, and swimming in a single space styled for escape.
The flame-like beams surrounding this stunning pool reflect onto the mirror-like surface, creating an architectural illusion of structure and form.
Surrounding this small pool by walls of glass extends this elevated haven into a treetop retreat amongst the striking beauty of nature.
This pristine square sits on a rustic bed of wild rock, juxtaposing the geometric against the natural. An infinity pool worthy of a James Bond uber-villain.
We see the welcome return of the kidney pool here, with a sexy, annular frame that flows in a perfect figure of eight. A hint of 70s kitsch.
Create differing hues with a selection of stone that creates the deepest blue or the subtlest jade; a colour swatch to match and dominate the tonal scheme of your pool space.
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This heavenly lap pool is surrounded by an Eden of fig and avocado trees, bringing tropical serenity to this beautiful haven, tucked into a small space at the back of a modest home.
Create waves with terrific tiles, adding architectural texture and design interest to small plunge pools in confined spaces.
L-shaped pools fit perfectly into smaller gardens, and this island patio uses downlighting and an outdoor standard lamp to enhance this beautiful layout.
Sleek and sophisticated, this infinity pool reflects the dusky sky and a solitary tree in this uber-modern retreat in the wilderness.
This natural-style pool is surrounded by greenery, providing shade and seclusion in a haven of tropical paradise.
This L-shaped infinity pool literally extends from the living space; the free-standing living flame heater brings elemental fire to contrast with the replenishing waters.
This rolling deck idea maximises the potential versatility of your outside space: part-time decking and lawn, transformed into a luxurious plunge pool for blisteringly warm days. Fantastic.