Here are a few fun porches and patios we designed that are sure to bring the party to the out-of-doors...
Nothing foils plans for a summer get-together like bad weather, a scenario we Michiganders know all too well. Consider retractable screens by companies like Phantom Screens, making the porch more versatile for a variety of weather conditions.
These spacious porches not only offer ideal entertaining and dining space, they also give the rear elevations of these homes charm and interest.
Complete with a built-in grille, this stone patio has plenty of space for entertaining and enjoying the expansive view of Lake Michigan
You don't have to have hundreds of square feet to create a welcoming space - this quaint screened porch adds miles of charm to Traverse's design.
Multi-leveled stone patios add beauty and elegance to the exteriors of these designs
Turned 45 degrees off the kitchen from a glass vestibule for maximum air circulation, this outdoor room extends residential living space and makes the most of seasonal ambience. The homeowners loved to cook and entertain, so we turned this space into the ultimate screened room and dining experience, a place that allows them to live outside, inside.
Doesn't this outdoor fireplace just make you want to snuggle down in one of the comfy chairs, put up your feet, open a book and enjoy a chilly summer evening in front of a roaring fire?
This gives a whole new meaning to the term "wrap-around porch"