Water features offer the perfect opportunity to bring a touch of nature into your Boston, MA, backyard landscape design. Water features capture the attention and produce a calming ambience for your landscape. Before you introduce a water feature into your design, consider first what style you are trying to create throughout the entirety of your outdoor living area. Unilock offers an array of options for any style you can think of, so you’re bound to find the perfect option for your water feature. Here are some ideas based on popular design themes:
Modern Minimalist-Style Water Features
A commonly sought-after design theme is contemporary or modern minimalism. Lineo Dimensional Stone is the perfect choice for any contemporary water feature design. With multiple color and size options, and a sleek plank-like design, this wall unit will fit perfectly with the rest of your modern patio. This wall unit can be used to create visually bold verticals for your water feature, be it a wall fountain or pool integrated waterfall feature. For a matching paver, consider Artline pavers. Similarly sleek and modern, Artline pairs stunningly with Lineo Dimensional Stone. Artline is crafted with EnduraColor FaceMix Technology, which means long-lasting color and a durable surface. Artline also features EasyClean Stain Resistance technology ensuring that any unwanted buildup due to water exposure can be easily cleaned before stains have the chance to form.
Traditional Water Features
Another desirable design choice for a water features is the traditional style. Traditional landscape designs often pair the quintessential patio-look with exposed rock and soft colors to creates a relaxed feel. When adding a water feature to a landscape with a traditional theme, Brussels Dimensional System is the perfect mix of tumbled natural stone appeal and warm coloring. With its weathered appearance, the Brussels Dimensional System is a perfect option for creating the walls to contain a water feature. To finish off a Brussels Dimensional System water feature, consider a course of Ledgestone coping with a Fullnose or Pitched Edge – or both. To accent your feature, Copthorne pavers can be used. The dark Basalt color option is ideal for introducing bold contrast in the form of banding, while maintaining a characterful, traditional appearance.
Old World-Style Water Features
Old World is another captivating design option that you can choose for your patio water feature. An Old World design theme favors the colors and textures of the weathered streets of classic Europe. With exposed cobblestone pavers and weathered wall units from Unilock, this design is easy to achieve. For the vertical aspects of your water feature, Rivercrest Wall can be used to make sure your water feature is one of a kind. With its lifelike stacked flagstone look, this wall unit perfectly emulates the style of the European countryside. To continue this style into patio flooring, Courtstone is the preferred choice for an Old World design. Both Courtstone and Rivercrest Wall are crafted using Reala Surface Technology, from varying molds of real weatherd cobblestone and flagstone, respectively.
Whichever style water feature you prefer for your landscape, Unilock has these options and many more. Connect with a Unilock Authorized Contractor in the Boston area today to get the design and installation of your stunning water feature started!
The title image features a Brussels Dimensional System combination fire and water feature with Ledgestone coping and Basalt Copthorne accents.