Take a dip in this dreamy desert pool featuring nature-inspired pops of color. 3x12 Ceramic Tile in soothing shades of Peabody and Rosemary mimics the look of the waterline around the edge of the pool with sunny Mustard Seed distinguishing the integrated spa.
Black and white and cool all over, Ashley Petrone’s backyard pool features an endlessly chic checkered waterline in the classic colorway thanks to 3x3 Mosaic Tile in Feldspar and Basalt.
A great backyard pool is all about first impressions. Offset stripes of 2x6 tile in charcoal Quartzite and light grey Dolomite are instant eye-catchers on the waterline and stairs as you wade in for a refreshing swim.
Monika Hibbs adorns her dream home with an enviable exterior centerpiece. The expansive pool features a striped waterline of 2x8 ceramic tile in alternating shades of green that perfectly captures her signature style.
This spa is heavy on the awe. A blend of 2x6 Ceramic Tile in Ivory and Feldspar clads the spa surround, benches, and interior, leading to a mesmerizing fountain featuring Handpainted Valencia Tile in a custom colorway. Don’t miss the coordinating Moroccan-inspired outdoor shower!
With a swimming pool that’s pretty in pink, Cassie Winslow created a backyard oasis–in her former driveway! Cassie used 6x6 Ceramic Tile in Desert Bloom along the waterline of the in-ground pool for a pop of cheerful color that, combined with a white privacy fence, transformed half of the oversize parking area into a serene setting for sunny California days.
Dive into the blue tones of this backyard pool. A blend of 3x6 Glass Tile in Magpie Gloss, Grackle Gloss, Warbler Gloss, and Great Blue Heron Gloss provides a multicolor border along the waterline, while 3x12 Glass Tile in Magpie Gloss frames in the spa and an accent wall of 6x12 Ceramic Tile and Chaine Homme Tile in Flagstone adds a sophisticated fountain feature (go behind the scenes of this pool design here!).
Dive into your own private riad with this getaway-worthy pool. Ornamented with handmade Ceramic Star and Cross Tile in White Wash, a durable and fade-resistant pool tile choice, this outdoor oasis invites you to soak in the starlight.
Transport yourself to a modern Moroccan oasis without leaving the backyard. This alluring in-ground swimming pool pairs Mini Star and Cross Tile with 2x2 Mosaic Ceramic Tile in blue-green Jade to create a refreshing retreat reminiscent of an exotic boutique hotel.
A fountain of handmade tile adds an attractive ambiance to this backyard patio. Specialty Ceramic Large Star and Cross Tile in deep blue-green Caspian Sea matched with contrasting white grout gives flowing water a striking backdrop to provide sights and sounds to your outdoor entertaining.
When the temperature heats up this clean, contemporary sauna stays effortlessly cool. The Hommeboys designed this Sonoma County sauna with 4x4 Tile in Eucalyptus and matching grout for a hint of evergreen color against the rich hardwood.
The Property Brothers link up with legendary performing artist Josh Groban to give his bandmate Mark a proper gift for backing him up for years on the road. Transforming Mark’s studio and backyard setup, Josh and the Bros turned to Fireclay for 2x8 Tile in Flagstone to refurbish the patio spa so Mark can soak in style.
It’s all about the mermaid vibes in this Miami courtyard. A fountain of fish scale Ogee Drop Tile in Lapis is framed by 4x4 Tile in turquoise Huckleberry and matching trim to set a seaside tone for a seaside home.
Enjoy sophisticated serenity in this outdoor oasis. Interlocking Chaine Homme Tile—designed exclusively for Fireclay Tile by Kelly LaPlante—in aquatic Adriatic Sea frames the wall fountain with a waterfall effect that plunges into a basin of 2x4 Tile in Azul.
Let your wanderlust lead you no further than the backyard with this getaway-worthy pool Tiled in 4x4 Koi. Inspired by traditional Moroccan riads, this narrow, elevated pool pops with bright orange Tile against sparkling turquoise water to make you feel instantly swept to somewhere far away.
Discover the latest pool tile trend, Magnetite Tile. Non-reflective with a matte finish, this custom pool design has an inviting stone look and perfect tile spacing.
Featuring an understated green blend, this handmade pool tile waterline artfully complements a lush backyard garden. For more information on pool-safe glazes, please see our Guide to Pool Tile.
To offer a respite from the desert heat, Caroline Lee added a saltwater pool to her dreamy Palm Springs retreat. Parquet-inspired tile stripes peek above the waterline, subtly nodding to nautical style.