9 outrageous fire pits you need in your backyard
In prehistoric times, home life revolved around fire pits.
Today, roaring fires aren’t so much a tool for survival as they are a luxury for socializing. They extend your living area outdoors and, unlike pools, can be used year round. Plus, they're relatively low maintenance.
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"Ryan Hughes Design Build Receives 2016 Pinnacle Award for Pool/ Outdoor Living Design."
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Design-build firm’s outdoor living project cited for innovation
Florida landscape architecture firm Ryan Hughes Design Build took home Luxury Pools & Outdoor Living’s 2016 Pinnacle Award in the Innovative Design category for a nearly 5,000-square-foot outdoor space commissioned by a Tampa homeowner.
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We are pleased to inform you that your company’s design project is a 2016 Pinnacle Awards winner in the following category: Innovative Design. Congratulations!"
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Oceanfront Elegance | Casual Cinema
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"Ryan Hughes Design wins 4 APSP International Awards of Excellence. Winning more gold level awards than any other pool builders nationwide.”
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"Salutation - Ryan,
Congratulations on being selected for inclusion in our third annual Special Section on Outdoor Room Design Ideas. This Special Section in Hearth & Home is an annual event. Its purpose is to highlight, and share, great ideas being turned into reality by professionals in the design community. In its first year, the Outdoor Rooms shown were of a good quality; in 2015 they were noticeably better, and in 2016 they were better still, and more refined..."
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Click here for the full Hearth and Homes Magazine Special Issue - The Outdoor Room August 2016
The 2016 Gulfstream Media Group Design Awards honor and recognize South Florida’s broad
spectrum of design talent.
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Jun 16 2016 Los Angeles, Ryan Hughes - President Jeff Zock, RLA of United States was awarded: Third Prize in Architecture Categories Competition for the Ultimate Outdoor Living Project.
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Ryan Hughes Design has been awarded one of Pebble Technology's 2015 World's Greatest Pools (WGP) winners!
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Chicago - April 21st 2016 RHD Senior Landscape Architect, Jeff Zock accepts the award.
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Ryan Hughes Design Build HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards Winner
"We’re excited to share the news that after three weeks of voting and millions of page views, YOU are the People's Pick Winner of the Water, Water Everywhere Category of the 2016 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards! In a contest full of exceptional design and inspirational outdoor spaces, your work stood out among the rest! We are excited that our audience appreciates your outstanding work as much as we do. "
Thank you HGTV voters! Ryan also sends a "Special Thank you Jason and Melissa Bell for trusting us to design and build your outdoor living space!!"
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Ryan Hughes Design Build featured in Outdoor Living Magazine – Winter 2016 article Ryan Hughes Design Build wins x 4.
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Ryan Hughes Design Build featured in Aqua Magazine – November 2015 article Beyond the Confines.
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Ryan Hughes Design Build featured in Casual Living Magazine – November 2015 article BEYOND
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Ryan Hughes Design Build on the cover and featured in Luxury Pools Magazine – Featuring the world’s top 25 pool builders. Luxury Pools, the premier outdoor living publication features RHDB’s “Oceanfront Elegance” project as this month’s cover shot. Inside Ryan also gives expert advice contributing to the Basic Instinct Article – Landscape Architecture meets luxury design to create the perfect outdoor living space.
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Ryan Hughes Design Build Receives Four Prestigious Awards 2015 APSP International Awards of Excellence Competition
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Ryan Hughes Design/Build Congratulations on being awarded as one of the 2015 #worldsgreatestpools award winners! Pur Infinity
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Magnificent Outdoor Rooms
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Designers Dive Into Outdoors
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"Goods - Get Drenched" by Lisa Speckhardt.
Click here to see Ryan Hughes featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine July 2015 (PDF)
"How to Capture Luxury with Outdoor Design" by Ryan Hughes.
Click here to see Options for Building magazine Summer 2015 Article
"Extravagant Pool and Outdoor Entertainment Area" by Janan Talafer.
Click here to see duPont Registry Home and Garden Luxury Living in Tampa Bay April 2015
"Ask the Expert: Tips and Trends In Outdoor Design by Ryan Hughes."
Click here to see the Ryan Hughes Patio & Hearth Blog Feb 2015 article
Best of Houzz 2015 for Service as chosen by the Houzz Community.
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Ryan Hughes Design/Build featured designer for Oceanside Glass Tile March 2015.
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"Congratulations Ryan Hughes Design/Build on being awarded one of Pebble Technology's 2014 Spring/Summer World's Greatest Pools winners! We had a lot of entries and your project stood out as exceptional."
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Ryan Hughes Design Build Featured in September 2014 Aqua Magazine, "An Inside Look at Outdoor Rooms".
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Ryan Hughes Design Build Featured in August 2014 Casual Living Magazine, "THE INSIDERS’ RESOURCE FOR OUTDOOR STYLE".
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LOS ANGELES, Jul 01 2014 Los Angeles, Ryan Hughes of United States was Awarded: Honorable Mention in Landscape Competition for the Artistry of Space Project.
IDA honorary juries examined over 1000 entries submitted by architects and designers of interiors, fashion, products, and graphics from 52 countries throughout the world. After final decisions had been made, the jury rewarded the best professional and emerging designers for their achievements in terms of design, creativity, usability and innovation. Judging was a rigorous process, with winners receiving publication of their work in the International Design Awards Book of Designs. The coveted IDA Trophy will be awarded to all Designer of the Year title winners at the official biennial International Design Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles.
This annual competition recognizes, honors and promotes legendary design visionaries and uncovers emerging talents in Architecture, Interior, Product, Graphic and Fashion Design on global level.
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Ryan Hughes Design Build Featured in Luxe Magazine Summer 2014. The Exclusive Guide to discovering home design experts.
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Ryan Hughes Design/Build featured in Feb
2014 edition of Aqua Magazine - The business Magazine for pool
and spa professionals. The feature is on RHDB’s recent project
“The Pharaohs Pool” and Ancient Egyptian themed pool and
lavish Outdoor Living Space.
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See our interview on Florida Homes, Create the Outdoor Living Space of Your Dreams.
Ryan Hughes Design/Build
wins two 2012 Worlds Greatest Pools Awards for two infinity
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Ryan Hughes is featured in Panche
Publishings international design book - Perspectives on Design
Panche. The pool showcases Ryan Hughes Design/Build as
one of the top design build firms in Florida, labeling our work as
both Innovative and Stylish.
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Ryan Hughes wins 2007 Aurora Award for
“ Best Outdoor Environment” For the Marc Rutenberg Homes
Model in Sarasota Florida.
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Ryan Hughes featured article
and cover shot for the April 2011 House Trends Magazine.
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Ryan Hughes Design Build is Featured
Builder for Grand Effects Inc. Grand Effects is the World’s
Leader in Fire and Water Features. The offer the innovative
and reliable products on the market. A staple product on
all RHDB’s projects.
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Ryan Hughes Design Build’s contemporary pool featured on the cover of Tampa Bay Home Buyer’s Magazine. Pool Featured is the Model Home Pool for Campagana Homes - one of central Florida's elite custom home builders.
Ryan Hughes is an 8 time winner of the Tampa Bay Parade of Homes Award for Best Landscape. Ryan has also won the Award twice for Best Pool.