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Luxury Pools Fall / Winter 2015

Luxury Pools is for affluent homeowners ready to build the outdoor space that is limitless only to their imagination. Custom pool construction and design, spa, swim spa, outdoor kitchens grills, landscape lighting, and luxury outdoor lifestyle.

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22 F A L L / W I N T E R 2 0 1 5 LUXURYPOOLS.COM photograph courtesy of Pool Environments, Inc.; Designer Randy Angell PLAYING WITH FIRE B Y A L E X A N D R A P E C C I Incorporating fire features into patio and pool hardscape designs There's nothing quite like gathering with friends and family around a fire. It's hypnotic and beautiful, calming and warming, essential and elemental. Yet the days of the stand-alone fire pit, positioned by itself in the lawn, sepa- rate from the pool and patio, are fading like sparks into the night sky. Instead, homeowners are incorporating fire fea- tures right into their patio and poolside hardscaping, creating a focal point and gathering place for the ultimate outdoor living area. "It's really creating the conversation space," says Susan Nadolski, product man- ager at Eldorado Stone. "We're even seeing that as a more important feature than an outdoor kitchen to the consumer." photographs courtesy of Eldorado Stone (top and middle), by Mark Davidson (bottom) Fire is an important outdoor living feature. From stand-alone structures to fire bowls, Eldorado Stone pieces blend with the hardscape. I N - D E P T H Insider

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