15 Designs of Pergolas to Shade Seating Areas

15 Designs of Pergolas to Shade Seating Areas

Many homes have yards and gardens that are left open. Some may do it that way to achieve a relaxing feel but do you know that there is another good way to enhance your yard’s look while retaining its tranquility? Well, sure there is! Aside from filling it with beautiful plants and other features, you can also place a structure. A pergola can add drama and appeal to your yard. Aside from that, it can also be a great place to stay especially when you are fond of relaxing outside with the fresh cold breeze and the bird’s singing around you.

A pergola or arbor is a garden feature that provides shade to a walkway, passageway or seating area. It uses vertical posts that support cross-beams on top of it. Most of the time, vines are trained on it, making it look even more beautiful. These days, there are different designs of pergola especially that usage of new materials are also emerging. So, aside from seeing wooden pergolas, you’ll also get to see vinyl, aluminum and others as materials in its construction. Let us take a look at the different designs of pergolas that shade seating areas. Start here now:

Great Room Dining

Great Room Dining

Image: Hurricane Fence New Orleans

This sure is a romantic place to stay especially when you get to have a dinner under the moon.

Ultimate Man Cave and Sports Car Showcase

Ultimate Man Cave and Sports Car Showcase

Image: Tr Built

Outside the ultimate man cave and sports car garage is this pergola. The place is indeed a paradise for wherever you go, you’ll see splendid beauty.

Patio Pergola

Patio Pergola

Image: Hurricane Fence New Orleans

A pergola is not just a separate structure but it can also be connected to the house for a patio. This is such a great place to relax in.

Tuscany Pergola

Tuscany Pergola

Image: Hurricane Fence New Orleans

With detailed carved concrete for the pillars and wooden trellis, this pergola is a perfect romantic place.

Outback Sunroof

Outback Sunroof

Image: Modern Solutions

A modern sunroof pergola which acts like blinds to keep the sun’s heat away when it is too hot.

Cape Cod Pergola

Cape Cod Pergola

Image: Hurricane Fence New Orleans

A wooden pergola in curved shape whose beauty can surely take you aback.

Curved Outback

Curved Outback

Image: Modern Solutions

Curved pergola in a patio of a house looking so neat and modern!

New England Bellagio

New England Bellagio

Image: Simply Arbors

The details of this vinyl pergola sure made it look sophisticated and befitting for either a simple or elaborate design.

New England Freemont Vinyl Pergola

New England Freemont Vinyl Pergola

Image: Simply Arbors

Unlike the previous design, this one made used of straight lines instead of curves but both are made from vinyl. The advantage of using vinyl is that it won’t warp, stain, crack, or rot.

Modern Pergola

Modern Pergola

Image: Install a Veranda

A small area was covered using pergola style making it look modern and sleek.

Pergola Beauty

Pergola Beauty

Image: Hurricane Fence New Orleans

This wooden pergola gave the area a traditional look especially with the use of shutters.

Big Kahuna

Big Kahuna

Image: Pergola Depot

A simple wooden pergola which retained its wooden texture. It matched really well with the wooden fence, achieving a country look.

Aluminum Pergolas

Aluminum Pergolas

Image: Dalcon

Powder coated aluminum profiles with stainless steel fittings and laminated glazing- this was used for this modern pergola.

Tuscany II Deluxe Reinforced Fiberglass Pergola

Tuscany II Deluxe Reinforced Fiberglass Pergola

Image: Simply Arbors

A classic column and beam style pergola with reinforced resin and fiberglass construction. It also has realistic wood and stone finishes with weatherproof trellis over fiberglass columns.

Curved Pergola

 Curved Pergola

Image: Install a Veranda

Covered area using pergola style making the outdoor scene look cozy and neat.

So, if you are tired of looking at your bare garden, you can get a pergola for that. Or maybe you can connect one to your house as a patio or terrace. It would surely look good that way. You can even request for a customized design to fit your taste and design preference. Isn’t it amazing how you can actually do a lot of things to your garden? If you were pleased to see these pergolas, you will also be equally happy to see a Collection of Outdoor Kitchen Designs which you can also integrate in your home’s pergola.

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