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.
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Incredible outdoor modern fireplace and patio. Looks like another room.
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Phil Nixon Design, Nottinghill, so much has been worked into this small city garden that makes for a beautiful yet functional outdoor space .food for thought
Grouping several striking planters of similar materials (DIY concrete or clay perhaps?), filling each one with a single, non-flowering architectural plant = a sophisticated look.