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How to Use Contrast to Liven Up Your Pool Area

How to Use Contrast to Liven Up Your Pool Area

If you’ve been following Chris Volk’s latest series on The WaterSpace Blog, you know that balance is the first principle of good design—the one that creates the order we need to feel comfortable. In this new article, Chris shows how, when too much uniformity gets boring, you can use contrast to liven up your pool […]

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How to Use Balance to Harmonize Your Pool Area

You need visual balance to feel completely comfortable in your pool area. In “How to Keep Your Balance: the First Principle of Good WaterSpace Design,” Chris Volk explains why: “Just as we can’t stand erect without balance, humans can’t stand an environment lacking a sense of balance”  Balance is one of those unnoticed senses we […]

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6 Design Principles You Need to Learn and Follow When Planning a New Pool

Design Principles to Learn and Follow

In his latest blog article at TheWaterSpace, Chris Volk sets out to help you make the right choices every time when planning your new pool and the space it will occupy in your outdoor living area. Read the first of the new series of articles on designing with water and space.

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How Engineering and Design Made the Fairmount Water Works a World Famous WaterSpace

If you’ve ever wondered about the lovely classical buildings sitting above the river as you drive by on the Schuylkill Expressway, you owe it to yourself to learn the story. Join Chris Volk here at TheWaterSpace blog, as he dives into the technology and designs that brought fame and wonder to a place for pumping […]

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Take an Amazing Dive Into the Science of Water

Take an Amazing Dive Into the Science of Water

Just in time for that first summertime embrace of your favorite outdoor spaces, Chris Volk offers a fresh dive into his favorite topic—the magical properties of water and space. Whether your summer water retreat is in your backyard—or far beyond—you’ll find a greater appreciation and a few surprises in this brief story of that “strange […]

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How LEDs Bring Better Light to your Outdoor Living

How LEDs Bring Better Light to your Outdoor Living

In his latest article at TheWaterSpace, Chris provides helpful hints on installing the new LED lights designed for outdoors

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The Science of Water, Wellbeing & ‘Blue Mind’

Science of Water, Wellbeing and the ‘Blue Mind’

A new series of articles at TheWaterSpace.com blog will be investigating the science behind our unique human kinship with water. Chris Volk writes it’s a relationship “that reaches beyond the biological need to satisfy our daily thirst.” Learn how science is discovering more about the biological drives that make “seeing water, hearing water, smelling water, […]

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How to Create a Home in Harmony with Water, Space and Architecture

How to Create a Home in Harmony with Water, Space and Architecture

Your home’s architecture is an essential design element in outdoor living spaces

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Custom Pools to Fit Small Spaces

Custom Pools to Fit Small Spaces

They’re called “spools and “cocktail pools” and they’re one of the hottest trends in custom pool design. Learn all about how homeowners are doing more outdoor living in smaller spaces with these new pool designs. Read “The Joy of Small Space WaterSpaces” by Chris Volk. While you’re visiting, take the opportunity to dig into many […]

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Why It’s Hard to Agree on Color Choices

Why It’s Hard to Agree on Color Choices

In his latest article at TheWaterSpace blog, Chris Volk provides a practical guide to making more harmonious color choices. Whether it’s choosing colors for a custom pool environment or redecorating a room in your house, people are often surprised by how hard agreeing on colors can be. “Color is hard to talk about because it’s […]

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