How to Design the Perfect Porch
11 articles to help you create an inviting outdoor space that complements your home.
A porch, at its most basic, should achieve two goals: functionality and design appeal. There are a lot of factors that go into building the perfect porch. It should be aesthetically pleasing, be the right size for the way you plan to use it, and look cohesive with the rest of the house to which it is attached. When these objectives are achieved, a porch is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a summer day with friends, or watch the world from the nostalgic comfort of a front porch swing. Here, we have compiled 11 articles from our archives that will help you get the process of designing a long-lasting and beautiful porch started properly.