Here are some design notes when it comes to modern pergola designs. The most common pergola design is to have decorative and somewhat rounded ends on the beam. The easiest way of creating a more modern pergola is to do away with the decorative ends.
Barnes Geshwiler -- I like the clean lines and arches; no finials or design on endcaps Terrace Sitting Room - This West Vancouver yard is divided into distinct living spaces, like this cosy sitting area. Also, choose simple patio furniture