Indoor to outdoor swimming pool designs

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This LED-lit pool flows from the inside of the home to the exterior. A glass walkway in the living room means the pool can be viewed from upstairs as well. Image: Des Rosiers Architects

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Organic-shaped swimming pool designs

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The kidney shaped pool has been replaced in contemporary swimming pool design by large, freeform curved swimming pools. Image: NMA Architects

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The large curved pool features various sitting areas and pool depths throughout its shape as well as stepping stones for meandering. Image: Rolling Stone Landscapes

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The mix of sharp angles and curves accentuates the zero-degree edge swimming pool design while still providing an area for lounging and relaxing. Image: Pence Hathorn Silver

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This contemporary swimming pool is a hybrid of a classic rectangular shape and a curved shape that softens the look and creates two distinct areas. Image: Rolling Stones Landscapes

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An architectural indoor pool

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A London residence’s underground indoor pool is a work of art from every angle thanks to the use of glass and colorful LED underwater pool lighting. Image: Nulty Lighting

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Indoor swimming pool design ideas -
The same pool from a different angle shows how integrated overhead lighting and the glass staircase illuminates the indoor pool area to keep it from looking dark and cavernous. Image: Nulty Lighting

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Pools that are integrated around the home

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A pool large enough to wrap around this entire estate. Stepping stones connect one spot to the other. Image: Harwick Homes

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The swimming pool was designed to wrap around the house allowing for swimming access from any room while cooling the interior. Image: Visual Text Architects

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Outdoor deck swimming pool ideas -
This large, inviting swimming pool can be accessed for swimming and lounging from all lower-level rooms of the house. Image: O + L Building Projects

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freeform lazy river swimming pools -
The freeform-shaped swimming pool flows throughout the house like a river. Image: JB Pool Construction

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Infinity pools or zero-edge pools

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A contemporary, black-bottom infinity pool adds to the property’s open-space feel. Image: John Maniscalco Architecture

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A dreamy, tropical resort-inspired swimming pool featuring a zero-edge or infinity pool design that flows into the stunning ocean seamlessly. Image: D Studio

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black-bottom swimming pool designs
The focal point of this minimalist, black-bottom zero-edge swimming pool design is the view. Image: Below Magid Construction

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The designer of this infinity edge swimming pool describes it as “total scenery immersion.” Image: John Onken Architects
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A small swimming pool looks much larger due to its infinity pool design which conceals where the pool ends. Image: Peter Glass & Associates

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Glass-wall pools

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The tall glass swimming pool wall next to the bar is a cool design feature that adds color to the lounging spot. Image: Apex Landscape and Brick

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glass waterfall pool designs
This swimming pool takes the latest design trend of a glass wall to the next level by allowing water to overflow from the pool in a waterfall fashion into the hot tub area. Image: Tanby Pools

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The ultimate contemporary outdoor entertaining area featuring a multi-level, glass-walled swimming pool design. Image: Eco Outdoor

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A raised, glass-walled pool design highlighted by underwater LED lighting. Image: Pool Fab

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A pool with a secret view

Glass bottom swimming pools -
This lovely, contemporary glass tile pool hides an interesting feature, shown below. Image: Lazaway Pool and Spa

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A secret underwater glass pool wall in the wine cellar for viewing swimmers. Image: Layaway Pool and Spa

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Raised pools

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A raised-edge swimming pool has a zen vibe due to the black river rocked perimeter that catches the pool’s water overflow. Image: Pool Environments Inc.

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A raised hot tub in black soapstone flows into the surrounding raised swimming pool. Image: Zone 4 Architects

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Midcentury Modern pool designs

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The ultimate pool cabana in an updated Midcentury Modern design extends the hours of swimming pool enjoyment in this outdoor living space. Image: Darren James Interiors

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The minimalist lines of the Midcentury Modern home are duplicated in the offset swimming pool design. Image: Philip Babb Architect

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Mid Century modern swimming pool bridge ideas -
A swimming pool with integrated hot tub joins both sides of the Midcentury Modern house with a stepping stone path bridge across the pool. Image: Balfoort Architecture

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Zen pool designs

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A Hawaiian home features an exotic pool cabana and multi-level swimming pool areas. Image: Architectural Design & Construction, Inc.

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Modern zen pool design features Asian bamboo and many inviting outdoor elements for entertaining, such as seating areas and a fire pit. Image: Apex Landscape

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Pools with a fire pit feature

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A stunning pool with a stunning view that can be enjoyed late into the evening thanks to an adjacent sunken fire pit. Image: Los Angeles Pool Builders

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Swimming pool with integrated sunken fire pit area for lounging and entertaining. Image: Pool Stop

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Pool lighting design

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The swimming pool lighting design makes the patio area pop at night. Image: Lewis Aquatech

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colorful swimming pool ideas -
An historical Mediterranean house feels contemporary thanks to the colorful lighting effects in the swimming pool. Image: Distinguished Pools

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LED lighting is integrated into the glass tile bottom of this long swimming pool design. Image: Cipriano Landscape Design

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 Long pools

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A long lap pool design that brings the outdoors in and the indoors out. Image: Exterior Worlds

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This long, contemporary lap pool design includes a pool deck for lounging and entertaining. Image: TaC Studios

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Indoor pools

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A tranquil. minimalist indoor pool oasis for swimming regardless of weather and season. Image: Guncast

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An indoor pool with a graphic design features bold, cobalt glass tiles and round skylights that reflect round geometric shapes in the water. Image: Noxon Giffen

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Pools with a water feature

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A modern pool waterfall feature is mounted on the wall, lit and placed at a height were it can be enjoyed from the living room. Image: Platinum Building Group

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The heated pool area continuously flows into the main pool via a waterfall feature. Image: Pool Environments

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The house opens to the pool and the water feature creates a soothing waterfall sound to enjoy. Image: Forza Construction

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