If you are going to have the perfect backyard, it needs to match your personality perfectly. One way to do that is to get the right pool shape. Below are three different personality types and their pool shapes and designs that will work best for you when you are enjoying your backyard paradise.
If you like to have big groups of people over and entertain with food, fun and games a big geometric free form shape is the right pool for you. This shape incorporates different geometric shapes to create the perfect and versatile pool for you. Start with a rectangle and a shallower end where you can set up water games like volley ball and basketball; add in a semi circle sun shelf for those friends that you love to sit around and catch up with while soaking your feet; for a final touch have an L shaped cut out that doubles as a swim up bar so you can entertain pool side. Adding different elements to classic design is the perfect way to guarantee your guest will have a great time and want to come back time and time again.
The Beach Bum at Heart
Let’s face it; Life can be stressful, and if you like to spend your time relaxing on a beach with a good book or taking a cat nap, a free form shape is the right one for you. Create your own beach that is available to you 24/7 with a free form design, if you really want it to feel like you’re wading into your private lagoon get a beach entry. If you want to feel like the pool goes on forever like the sea incorporate an infinity edge on one side. Why deal with driving and sand when you can let your inner beach bum free right at home.
Entertaining a lot of people or being at the beach isn’t everyone’s thing. If you are the kind of person that likes to sit down and enjoy observing the sights and sounds around you either the free form or geometric design will do for shape. lap pools are especially nice with this design and atmosphere you want to create. What will really make you appreciate your pool and backyard design is the features you add on. Add water fountains or deck jets to stimulate your sight and sound. Create built in planters around your pool at multiple levels and plant coastal grasses or your favorite flowers to bring a smile to your face.