Bold Tile and Mountain Views in a Southwestern Backyard Oasis

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On what was once a bare lot, designer Kathryn Prideaux created an outdoor living space that dovetails with the architecture of the existing house. Prideaux positioned the pool and spa right outside the house’s three large picture windows, so the pool and nearby mountains are framed the minute someone walks in the front door. “The more you see the pool from inside the house, the better,” she says. “It’s so cooling here in the desert; such a dramatic point of interest on the property. The water also beautifully reflects the sky and mountains.”… Read full article