Contemporary Backyard Retreat By: Barbara Ballinger From: Scott Lucchetti November 25, 2014 Landscape designer Scott Lucchettii creates a modern backyard for multiple outdoor functions, including cooking, entertaining and play space for kids. Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money off these affiliate links. Learn more. 1 / 6 From: Scott Lucchetti Outdoor Living A terrace doesn't have to be purely rectangular. Zigzags add a rhythmic delight to the traditional backyard.