A patio is an open outdoor space used for relaxing, eating, and playing with children and you can even grow potted plants. This video gives insights on getting the best-looking patio.
Patios are made of different types of stones and slabs. It can be traditional or modern looking. Clean cut stones and slabs will give you a structured, modern-type patio.
Rustic patio designs can be built with asymmetric stones, giving a natural look. The patio builder would advise that the look of the patio depends on the stones chosen, the pattern, and how they are laid out. Patios can also have exposed aggregate, using gravel, crushed stone, or decorative stones. This gives a nice contrast to the patio.
Circular patios emphasize focal points quite nicely, such as a dining area or even a nice tree.
Stones such as carpet stones are held together at the bottom by plastic nuts, so you can create a pattern with the stones. Carpet stones are best used for putting around a tree as they can move as the tree roots grow. Find a reputable patio builder to give you the best ideas.