Outdoor Oasis: Chic Backyard Refuge

Though minimal, this backyard is big on style. Black-and-white stripes add interest to the patio and poolside lounge, while boho-chic pillows and throws keep the setting comfortable and casual for visitors. Best of all? This gathering space comes with a raised hot tub.

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

Photo By: LCo Design

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Modern Backyard With Raised Hot Tub

For this modern backyard, the look is sparse and minimal. Bold stripes in the shade umbrellas and chairs add style without detracting from the clean aesthetic.

Neutral Backyard With Striped Umbrellas

Lounge chairs shaded by striped umbrellas make lazy afternoons comfy and stylish. The rest of this backyard's aesthetic stays fresh in simple desert tones.

Neutral Backyard With Striped Umbrella

Landscaping is minimal in this backyard; visual interest comes from strong patterns. The umbrellas and bath towels go bold in black and white stripes.

Backyard With Black and White Hammock

Baskets and beautiful textiles, like this crocheted black-and-white hammock, are easy-as-pie ways to chic up an outdoor space. No planting necessary!

Outdoor Armchairs and White Coffee Table

Woven rattan armchairs get a snap of pattern from black-and-white pillows. The simple seating arrangement is completed with a round white coffee table and black woven lanterns.

Outdoor Chair With Woven Lanterns

Black and white textiles look snappy with this natural woven outdoor chair.

Black and White Hammock

Black and white and dapper all over, this hammock knows how to impress.

Patio Sitting Area With Daybed

This woven daybed, from Serena + Lily, gives a cozy, living room vibe to the patio. To match the bed's light feel, designers paired it with mesh tables and several airy planters.

Neutral Patio With Striped Pillow

This brick patio takes a neutral approach with natural textures perked up by pops of black and white.

Patio With Black and White Sofa

A poolside patio uses neutral furnishings as a simple foundation, then layers black and white pillows and throws for a polished, modern look.

Neutral Patio With Mediterranean Coffee Tables

The tasteful choices making this patio comfortable could be equally at home at a beachfront Mexican hacienda. There's a trio of hammered metal coffee tables, a pom-pom trimmed throw and, for a dose of color, a bold and sculptural snake plant.

Neutral Covered Patio With Black Pillows

In desert hues, this patio is simple and tasteful. Baskets hold extra towels and pillows and for snappy contrast, designers added a mix of black-and-white accessories.

Covered Neutral Patio With TV

This patio is meant for laid-back, poolside lounging with a comfy sofa, outdoor tv and fresh, white picnic table.

Wall Hooks and Striped Towels

Wall hooks and striped towels make it easy and stylish to dry off after a swim.

Outdoor Counter-Height Dining Table

A counter-height table and chairs are a fresh twist on outdoor dining. The simple wood finish blends nicely with the rest of the backyard's neutral decor.

Lounge Chairs and Tree Trunk Tables

Tree trunk tables make playful companions alongside this backyard's lounge chairs.

Black and White Hammock and Backyard

Bold stripes are a fun way to style up an outdoor area. Here, a hammock and splashy shade umbrellas do the trick.

Lounge Chairs With Striped Towels

Layer plenty of visual interest into a neutral outdoor space with strong patterns and inviting textures. Bold, black-and-white stripes perk up this patio, decorating umbrellas and towels.

Black and White Hammock and Baskets

A black-and-white hammock gives easy style to this patio. It's a great example of how a strong pattern or color is an instant way to dress up a simple outdoor space.

Backyard With Black and White Towels

Accessories give life and personality to this simple backyard: textured pillows on the lounge chairs, striped towels and umbrellas, a bold black-and-white hammock.

Two-Toned Baskets on Patio

Two-toned baskets bring texture and contrast to this chic patio.

Neutral Backyard With Striped Umbrellas

Tree trunks are rustic chic side tables for this minimalist backyard. Along with striped towels and umbrellas and textured throw pillows, it's a tasteful, neutral look.

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