Modern Wall Water Features for Your Outdoor Living Space
Gardens and outdoor patios are our platforms to reconnect with nature in a comfortable, meaningful way. Through careful attention, love, and care, stonework and flora come together to create a beautiful environment for relaxation, reinvigoration, and meaningful time spent with friends and family. Even the most beautifully designed garden, patio, or other outdoor living space can benefit from that one little detail that so many people don’t realize is missing. The sound of flowing water is that natural white noise buffer that eases the mind into a relaxed state. It’s so incredibly simple to add a contemporary outdoor water fountain to your space, you’ll wonder why you didn’t take the step before.
Best Modern Wall Water Features
Fountains come in all shapes and sizes, colors and textures, styles and arrangements, but they by no means require to be the center of attention all the time. Adding self-contained water features means that you get the freedom to enjoy their visual and auditory stimulation with the least amount of care and maintenance necessary. A well-designed wall water feature will blend into your existing environment and demand nothing more than your enjoyment as it flows and splashes. If you’re seeking something with a little bit more flair and presence, those can be found just as readily and are guaranteed to last and age gracefully.
Whether you're looking to create a focal point or simply add a touch of tranquility to your outdoor living area, these modern wall water features are a perfect choice.
Whether flanking the entrance to your domain or nestled within a wall of English Ivy, the stately presence of the Echo Wall Water Fountain lives up to its name by providing a great sound that travels well. Made of fiber reinforced cast stone concrete and available in a plethora of finish options, this fountain’s simple, elegant design promises to weather and age well, still outlasting its more traditional cast stone brethren. As a lovely little aside, the Echo Wall comes with a submersible egg-style light so you can enjoy the glimmering water even after the stars come out. The recirculating pump is included, and the water feature itself stands at a solid 14"L x 16"W x 64"H while weighing 340 pounds.
For something with a little less subtlety and a great deal more presence, the X3 Outdoor Wall Water Fountain is a self-contained water feature to be reckoned with. Taking the traditional designs of water features from the Old World, this fountain integrates modern style in long-lasting and gracefully weathering cast stone construction. You don’t have to worry about the process of aging with this piece, as it and its variety of available finishes are built, expertly applied, and formulated to become even more attractive over time. This fountain is also compatible with the always-on, auto refill system which, when attached to a simple garden hose or spigot, will automatically monitor the water level and maintain the proper depth so you can enjoy your fountain constantly. As a personal touch, bird statues are included as a perfect little accent, though you can order the piece without them. The recirculating water pump is included. Weighing in at a hefty 504 pounds, the X3 Outdoor Wall Water Fountain stands at 36" L x 16.5" W x 32" H. The X3 is part of our modern outdoor fountain collection.
Elegant in its simplicity and my favorite of all the features on this list, the Linear Garden Water Fountain is an impressive, stand out option when it comes to water features in the garden. The soft, gentle sound of water rushing over stone is a quieter addition to your garden or outdoor patio, but no less profound in its effects on the human mind. Built from glass fiber reinforced concrete, this fountain is lighter and more durable in the long run, ensuring that its variety of available finishes will age gracefully. The recirculating pump is, as always, included so all you need is a water source. If you aren’t completely sold on the idea of this squared off design nestled into your flowers and foliage, consider the passive attraction between this cubic, strong-edged shape and the flowing, organic spread and cascade of the plants around you, and the water as a natural bridge between the human touch and the natural world. With dimensions of 27"H x 46"W x 35"D and weight of 250 pounds, the Linear Garden Water Fountain is an excellent choice for an accent fountain, especially when placed near a wall, so the sound can echo and reach further.
When I first saw this fountain, I was sure it was intended to be a freestanding structure, and it is, to a point. The flat back is designed to be placed back against a wall, requiring only a foot of space to take advantage of both the beautifully designed basin and the echo mechanics of its environment. The Art Garden Water Fountain features abstract statuary amidst cascading water, providing an exciting focal point to spark conversation. While made of glass fiber reinforced concrete, this water feature will last for years and age gracefully, and to get that started, the recirculating pump is included, requiring no extra plumbing to install. At 51"H x 25"W x 12"D, the Art Garden Water Fountain is a great height for a garden or outdoor patio, not too small as to be missed and not too large as to overpower the rest of the environment. Plus, at a slim 231 pounds, it’s not a terrible beast to manage, compared to its larger, cast stone cousins. If you desire further customization, you have your choice of finishes as well.
The best way to describe this fountain is “geometrically playful,” as every angle provides a view of the beautifully cascading water. As opposed to other designs, the Channel Table Water Fountain has beautiful modern lines made of natural slate. The included recirculating pump keeps the water flowing steadily, and when combined with the polished river stones and slate, you’ve got a dramatic feature that’s sure to catch and hold attention and spark delight. This is a beautiful accent piece, standing at 19"H x 10"W x 6"D and only 29.6 pounds. It will bring a powerful vitality to your garden and outdoor living space in a way that few other features could, which is not to say that you shouldn’t choose one of many different finishes to fit the rest of your space.
Incorporating Modern Wall Water Features into Your Outdoor Design
Incorporating contemporary wall water fountains into your outdoor design is a great way to add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your outdoor space. One way to incorporate modern wall water fountains is to use them as a focal point. Place them in a prominent location, such as at the entrance of your garden or on your patio, to draw the eye and create a sense of balance and harmony. Another way to incorporate modern wall water features is to use them to create a sense of depth and dimension in your backyard. Place them at varying heights and distances to create a layered effect that adds visual interest to your outdoor space. Additionally, you can use modern wall water features to create a natural, organic look by planting flowers, herbs, or small trees around them. By incorporating modern wall water features into your outdoor design, you can create a beautiful and functional outdoor space that you and your family can enjoy for years to come.
- Cristhy Calague