As we welcome a new year, the world of pool design is evolving, introducing exciting trends that promise to redefine outdoor living spaces. If you’re contemplating a pool project or looking to refresh your existing pool, here are the top trends to watch for in 2024: 


Statement Water features 

Water features are taking center stage in pool design. Expect to see breathtaking waterfalls, elegant fountains, and intricate water walls that add a touch of luxury and tranquility to your pool oasis. 

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Darker Pool Finishes

Light-colored finishes are making way for darker tones in 2024. Deep blues, blacks, and grays are becoming popular, infusing pools with a sense of sophistication and creating a striking visual impact. 

Fire and Water Combinations

The juxtaposition of fire and water features is captivating homeowners. Strategically placed fire pits, bowls, or even fireplaces create warmth, ambiance, and a mesmerizing dance of elements. 

outdoor fire feature

Infinity Edges 

Infinity edges continue to enhance. Pools with vanishing edges create a seamless blend between water and landscape, offering breathtaking views and an unparalleled sense of luxury. 

Outdoor Living Integration 

The pool is no longer just a standalone feature; it’s part of a complete outdoor living space. Lounge areas, outdoor kitchens, and cozy seating arrangements seamlessly integrate, creating a holistic and inviting backyard experience.

Color-Changing LED Lighting

LED lighting evolves with color-changing options. Homeowners can set the mood with dynamic lighting, creating different atmospheres for evening relaxation or lively gatherings.

Ledge Loungers In-Pool Furniture

Lounge platforms and in-pool furniture redefine poolside relaxation. Submerged loungers, built-in seating, and floating platforms create chic spaces for unwinding within the water’s cool embrace.

Natural Materials 

Natural materials such as stone, wood, and rustic finishes make a comeback. These elements add warmth and authenticity to pool areas, fostering a connection with the natural surroundings.

Poolside Gardens

Lush greenery surrounding the pool is a flourishing trend. Poolside gardens enhance aesthetics and contribute to a sense of tranquility and privacy.

As we embark on 2024, these trends are poised to shape the landscape of pool design, offering a glimpse into a year of luxurious and innovative outdoor spaces. Whether planning a new pool project or looking to update your existing pool, consider incorporating these trends to create a backyard oasis that reflects the latest design aesthetics and functionality. 

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