This text written by Josh Harrison, appeared in the latest challenge of Pool + Spa Magazine and supplies some perception into the pool tendencies for 2017.
Pool design is presently going by a renaissance as pool house owners search for a extra refined, easy design. The times of flashy glass home windows and swim-up bars are behind us.
Situating a pool within the panorama needs to be one of many first components thought-about when designing the house. Second to solely the house itself, a pool is often the principle focus of any backyard and there are just a few components that should be thought-about to make sure a profitable design.
The dimensions or scale of the pool in relation to the remainder of the backyard is the primary merchandise we deal with, because the proposed pool wants to take a seat effectively in its new location. Whereas there isn’t any magic formulation, the pool’s location and measurement want to enhance the house and backyard, not overwhelm them.
Practically all of the swimming pools we design lately are a easy form and structure — sometimes a fundamental rectangle or sq. (whichever sits greatest within the proposed location). Options reminiscent of swimouts or floating steppers are inclined to dominate the remainder of the backyard and might create a disjointed really feel. The pattern in direction of simplicity in form has additionally led to a discount in outsized swimming pools, with the preferred sizes being something as much as eight x four m.
Whereas wet-edge or infinity-edge swimming pools have been on pattern for a few years, they’re nonetheless an efficient method of including a restrained and clear design function. Used within the appropriate location, a wet-edge pool can seem like a sheet of glass overlooking the remainder of the backyard or panorama.
Absolutely tiled pool interiors at the moment are inside many consumers’ attain as a result of elevated affordability of tile choices. Client consciousness of the numerous advantages of tiles has additionally elevated. Fully tiled pools undertaking a uniform water color, are easy underfoot and are simpler to maintain clear. As pool sizes have decreased, so too has the price of absolutely tiling a pool, making the choice way more prone to match inside most individuals’s budgets.
It wouldn’t be 2017 with out the smartphone making its method into the world of swimming swimming pools. Our purchasers are having fun with the benefit of working all their pool filtration and heating tools from their iPhone. Tri-link controllers are an intuitive system that hyperlink the pool’s filtration system to any smartphone. We’ve discovered this expertise has made the method of sustaining a pool simpler for our busy purchasers.
Total, the pool design tendencies for 2017 and past are all about easy design that enhances the remainder of the panorama and, most significantly, makes the consumer’s life simpler. In any case, no-one desires to spend their weekends sustaining an enormous, complicated pool when they need to be simply having fun with it.
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