20 Fresh Design Ideas for Arbors, Arches + Pergolas

Frame the horizon with wood, wisteria and some classic climbing vines.


Brick in the Backyard

This wood and brick arbor design is classic and would make an idyllic addition to the grounds of traditional homes. Recreate this handsome hardscape by incorporating Irish moss, potato vines and a varied selection of low perennials in your landscape design.


Joe Fletcher Photographer 

Modern Metal Arbor

Use this striking, modern metal arbor as inspiration when designing your picture-perfect patio. Mixing strong geometric shape of the arbor with lush, layered foliage creates an intimate, eye-catching space for entertaining.

Rachel Whyte 

Contemporary Patio and Pergola

This contemporary white home and pergola prove that sometimes less is more. Skip the paint and opt for fresh, natural wood to pretty-up your patio space.

Luke Jacobs 

Partial to Partial-Coverage

A modern arbor is the crowning jewel of this sleek, spacious deck. Use this posh design as encouragement to construct a partial-arbor for your patio.


Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz 

Pool Views

Location is everything, right? We think these homeowners had the right idea by having their custom-built, natural wood arbor constructed with pretty, pool views in mind. Not only does this create space for pool parties, but it offers sanctuary from the sun in-between laps.




Information Courtesy of Mari Conti – HGTV 

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