The City Beach

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With its unique design, interesting contours and lines, and palette of materials that perfectly complements the property, this geometric pool project flawlessly fits our client’s brief for a pool with high aesthetic appeal. Design by Blake Willis Architects and constructed by Pools by Design, this pool is not only aesthetically stunning, but functional for our client’s family.

The use of contours give this pool an art-deco feel with a modern twist, a fully-mosaiced infinity edge wall which not only curves, but continues out on a forward angle down to the trough base. A second spillover face allows water to cascade into a steel drainage system which then flows back into the main pool. The installation of natural stone throughout the pool zone, concourse and steps seamlessly integrate the pool with the surrounding landscape, the stunning mosaics and stone work with its unique shadow line detail give the pool the dramatic look and WOW factor the client desired.

This pool represents a unique approach to residential pool construction- its bespoke design, creative use of finishes and high attention to detail have produced an enviable aquatic masterpiece.

Winner in the SPASA WA Awards of Excellence for 2016.

The Darlington


Our client wanted to create a pool zone that reflects the flow of their existing home. An out of ground concrete geometric pool was designed and constructed to alleviate the need for extensive fencing and to create a visual impact. A boardwalk was constructed to extend the existing decking to the pool zone, providing a space for our clients to sit and relax on an inviting sun deck overlooking their stunning pool.

The 3m x 7m geometric pool ranges in depth from 1.2m – 1.8m, allowing the family to maintain their active lifestyle, benching to one end of the pool beckons you to enjoy summer evenings sitting back and cooling off. A large capacity heat pump ensures idyllic temperate water for extended use.

To mirror the property’s colour palate, a white mosaic for the waterline & empire blue granite headers were installed. These enhance the sandy beach quartz plaster interior, the pool exterior walls were waterproofed, rendered and texture coated to integrate the pool palette with the existing residence home.

Interior Finish – Sandy Beach

The Claremont


As part of extensive home renovations, we designed a geometric pool that would be a focal point and viewed from multiple areas within the home, whilst still integrating seamlessly with our client’s contemporary style.

A feature wall was constructed with a 1200mm water-blade creating a stunning feature deliberately centered to the family room window. 18sqms of individual natural stone cladding was meticulously applied to the feature wall which are in stark contrast to the black lappato 600x300mm waterline tile.

With a deep end exceeding 2.15m, the pool is the perfect fit for this client’s energetic family, allowing for long summer days spent jumping in and cooling off. A large capacity heat pump provides warm water for an extended season whilst an in-ground blanket box conceals the pool cover within an expanse of decorative honed aggregate.

Interior Finish – Pacific Blue

The Wembley Downs

Taking inspiration from the resort pools of Indonesia, our client brief was for a pool that allowed both recreational swimming and relaxing.

A Baja ledge was constructed as part of a swim-out from the main pool which serves not only as a stepping point into the pool, but a place for the client to sit back and relax, taking in the enviable Western Australia climate. Extensive benching across the length of the pool adds to the resort feel.

The geometric pool mirrors the defined angles used throughout the garden. To soften the lines, decking has been brought right up to the pool edge giving the area the feel of a spa retreat.

Natural hues were employed throughout the landscape works, whilst the Pool Blue quartz plaster and large format white tiles enhance the scene and up-lit foliage that surround the pool complete the picture to full effect.

Interior Finish – Pool Blue

The Coogee

Our client’s brief was to create a lap pool that was suitable for both exercise and recreational swimming. The pool was constructed prior to the house build, allowing for the pool to be directly underneath and wrap around the alfresco, increasing the overall pool size and creating a stunning pool with limited space available.

The pool has been created with intriguing angles, creating swim outs for recreational swimming, whilst retaining is main function as a lap pool. Central to the alfresco, a wader was constructed to allow the clients young family to play and bask in the summer sun. From the alfresco out client and their family can look over to the water blade feature, a central focal point of the pool zone. Elegant seating areas and a cabana were constructed in distinct zones of the pool area, utilising what would otherwise be unused space.

Large format mosaic tiles were used for the waterline, giving a different depth of colour to traditional mosaics. Solar Heating ensures the pool is available for an extended swim season, meaning the client can maintain their active lifestyle from Spring to Autumn. Frameless glass fencing provides security and peace of mind to the client’s family whilst not detracting from the pool and feature.

Interior Finish – Hawaii Blue

The Swanbourne II

This geometric pool was constructed to cater for our client’s young family. We constructed a 1.9m baja shelf and wading area adjacent to the main pool, this allows for our clients younger children to make the most of the pool as well as the adults basking in the sun in the shallower depths.

Mosaic tiling across the spillover weir creates a striking visual feature and the large format black tiles add an heir of luxury to the baja shelf.

Interior Finish – Pacific Blue

The Nedlands


To tie in with this modern property, we worked closely with the client to create a functional geometric pool to meet the needs of their young family, whilst being a feature in their garden. The pool area uses contemporary lines throughout to give a minimalistic effect to complement the rest of the property.

A bench along the length of the pool adds to its functionality, meaning the client’s and their family can utilise the pool for both leisure and to sustain their active lifestyle. Solar heating and an equilibrium chlorinator makes this pool low maintenance, whilst the frameless glass fencing discreetly integrates the pool with the alfresco area creating an inviting indoor/outdoor living space.

Interior Finish – Hawaii Blue

Winner in the SPASA WA Awards of Excellence 2015.

The Floreat

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The client brief for this design and construct project was to be ‘wowed’. Transforming the dated existing swimming pool into a 16m lap pool with swim out required extensive engineering solutions and significant stabilisation of the boundary retaining walls.

Feature LED lighting around the property highlight the pool as the main feature of the landscape, whilst frameless glass fencing ensures the pool zone blends seamlessly with the residence.
A large plant room stores all of the pool equipment behind a large feature wall with a cleverly concealed “Alice” door located within the cladding.

Alongside creating a pool which exceeded the client’s expectations, we also designed and constructed the surrounding landscape elements. This included feature decking, paving, benching, planters, balustrading as well as the installation of synthetic grass on a raised terrace seating area.

Interior Finish – Pacific Blue

Winner in the SPASA WA Awards of Excellence 2015.

The Banjup

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Pools by Design tailored the ultimate in luxury outdoor living, this pool hits the mark perfectly complementing the full size basketball court, tennis court, gymnasium, sunroom and massive alfresco that this an amazing property boasts. It has been designed to be central to the home and to the homeowner’s lifestyle. Aesthetically, the pool contributes dramatically to the
overall resort theme of this property.

Featuring a swim up bar with custom stainless steel stools, mid pool piers incorporating LED bubblers, a 12m infinity edge and an extensive glass mosaic waterline and spillover wall this pool makes an impact. A cleverly concealed pool blanket system ensures evaporation is minimised when is use but invisible when retracted. A WiFi enabled control system provides functionality and accessibility from anywhere and everywhere.

Interior Finish – Pacific Blue

Winner in the SPASA WA Awards of Excellence 2015.

The Yanchep

Jandy deck jets emit an attractive arc into this geometric pool whilst the striking water feature with its overlapping porcelain tiles and stainless steel vertical trim, create an effective cascade  as the water gently trickles down the face. At the touch of a button the variable pump speed increases and the flow is diverted at high velocity to create a full curtain into the pool water below. Mosaic tile banding above and below the tile line add a unique but effective touch, extensive use of natural stone and granite enrich the design. The pool incorporates the latest in technology including a connect 10 colour touch screen control system, motorised valves for remote water feature control, 2 x powerful Badustream swim jet systems for a virtual lap pool work out, LED lighting, relaxation seat with air track and bubblers. A heat pump guarantees a warm inviting pool while below ground is an inground custom made blanket and roller system, ready for deployment when required but hidden when not.

Interior Finish – Cosmic Blue

The Melville

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Built on the side boundary of  a sloping block, this lap pool has been constructed partially out of ground, enabling the alfresco and surrounds to be at the same datum height making full & flowing use of an otherwise  awkward space. A full length high rise wall and water feature was constructed and clad to provide an attractive and functional screen.

A variable speed pump was employed to assist with reduced running costs and an chemical dosing system ensure the water is suitably balanced for swimming. The pool has a lane tile for swimming laps and an extended shallow ledge for the clients young family to enjoy. At night the pool and water feature’s LED lighting adds to the ambiance of this project.

Interior Finish – Hawaii Blue

The Hovea

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This infinity edge lap pool overlooks a beautiful natural bush setting. The 15m length of the pool allows the client to maintain their active lifestyles and the swim out provides a perfect spot to relax and take in the surrounds. The internal finish perfectly complements the natural hues of the property, whilst the exterior spillover is clad with stacked stone providing a rustic effect and random water flow down the vertical face. Extensive LED lighting was incorporated in both the pool and spillover trough providing an illuminating display when viewed from the front boundary.

Pools by Design were the proud recipients of a 2014 SPASA WA award for this stunning infinity edge pool.

Interior Finish – Tropicana

The Bicton


This symmetrically designed geometric pool ties in seamlessly with the contemporary style of the residence and the clients modern taste. Featuring an infinity edge finished in large format cladding the shallow spillover trough lends itself perfectly to the large stepping stones constructed across the length.

LED strip lighting beneath the trough decking highlight the water wall and LED lighting to the pool complete the illumination. A 4m long bench allows for our client to sit back and relax whilst air buttons add an element of fun to this pool.

Interior Finish – Pacific Blue

The Baldivis II


The contemporary geometric pool has a stylish design wrapping around the existing alfresco piers and overlooking a landscaped lake. Finished in glass bead render, the glass spheres shimmer and sparkle with light and provide a non abrasive feel under foot. A stunning water feature was incorporated into the design featuring a glass art etched panel, complemented by LED side lights to illuminate the design. A small trough catches the cascading water, it then drains via hidden pipework to the main pool body.

Interior Finish – Pacific Glass Bead

The Woodlands

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This pool spa combo makes an entrance statement to the home, the Woodlands was designed to encapsulate and caress the house development. Constructing the pool prior to the home build allowed us to design the pool wall to sit abut the house wall. The spa is finished in glass mosaic tiles and features an integrated spillway which cascades into the lap pool. Working closely with the builder we were proud to exceeded all client expectations from this project.

The Baldivis


The Baldivis infinity edge pool enhances to feel of this property and provides the client a spot to relax, cool off and taking in the stunning natural surrounds. The elevated pool and infinity edge negates the requirement for perimeter fencing, allowing for an uninterrupted view. The internal finish complements the natural hues of the surrounds whilst timber decking conceals the roller/blanket system.

The Cottesloe


This tropical geometric pool, with the creative use of decking brings a seamless transition between the pool and alfresco areas. The stunning water feature wall and integrated garden bed provides a spectacular focal point which the client can view from their alfresco, whilst also showcasing the flexibility of concrete pool construction. The decking houses a motorised pool blanket roller system for ease of installation and retrieval. A contemporary stainless steel ladder provides an alternate means of pool entry/exit. Mosaic tiling and turquoise quartz render provide an inviting effect.

Interior Finish – Turquoise

The Kardinya


The Kardinya integrates a luxurious cantilevered cabana with water fall features, complementing the concrete pool spa combination. LED lighting is used to great effect and the clever use of textures and stone work compliment this project.  The pool was designed around the clients lifestyle and is an exciting edition to our portfolio.

Interior Finish – Pacific Blue

The Minim Cove

The intricate design of this award winning geometric pool is displayed in all elements of both design and construction. Using a custom blend of glass mosaic tiles, the pool catches the light in a way that is truly spectacular and creates a depth of colour that can only be achieved with fully tiled pools. A water feature wall finished in large format natural stone cladding provides a pleasant contrast to the pool, whilst the three colour changing water blades provide a stunning feature. Overlooking the Swan River, this pool provides the perfect place to spend summer days.


The Attadale

This courtyard geometric pool cleverly form the footings of the contemporary house in Attadale. The client brief was to create a seamless and thoughtful transition from the Outdoor alfresco to the pool zone. Mosaic tiles and natural travertine stone cladding complete the style, creating a clean, modern pool.