Our President Brian Bozlinski sat down with two of Santa Barbara’s designers to ask what outdoor rooms and lifestyles are like in the sunny city. maxresdefault

BRIAN: What traditions or trends in outdoor designing are unique to Santa Barbara?

JESSICA: Spanish architecture dominates the city of Santa Barbara. This type of architecture incorporates interior courtyards which include decorative Spanish tiles and fountains. However, Santa Barbara is still considered in a drought. Therefore, installation of new fountains are kept at a minimum. In the 1940s and 50s “California style” was introduced in landscape architectural design. The style lends itself to maximizing the views and seamlessly integrating indoor and outdoor living spaces.

KATY: The trend in S.B. is usually to lean toward the Spanish Colonial style here….but with a modern twist.


Read the full interview here to see two different takes on the city that has patio living year round!

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