Your patio is always there for you to enjoy – whether it’s a quiet moment while having your coffee in the morning or you’re grilling something delicious for dinner so you can dine al fresco or you’re prepping for a fun night with friends playing games and catching up.

While you may know you want a patio to enjoy these spring, summer, and fall moments, you may not be sure exactly what you want your patio to look like. And maybe you don’t want it to be like everyone else’s in your Chicagoland neighborhood.

That’s fair. We all want a one-of-a-kind space we can call our own – one that isn’t cookie cutter. You want a patio that serves your specific needs and boasts a style that suits you. You want to be proud to invite people over.

Looking at different patio pavers at local hardware stores might even make your decisions harder. There are so many options out there. Which one goes with your house and your current backyard features? Some pavers look too plain – how would they look on your large patio? Is there a more exciting color or option out there?

When it comes to patio paver patterns, you’d be surprised at how even the most simple-looking pavers can appear more unique and creative with the right layout.

Let’s review some paver patterns, so you can get a better idea of what you can create in your Greater Chicago backyard.

Top Patio Paver Patterns For Your Greater Chicago Backyard

There are so many paver design ideas for your landscape that your mind is probably spinning from the possibilities.

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That’s why we’re here. These are some of the most reliable pattern concepts that not only look amazing in your Naperville, Elmhurst, or Hinsdale IL backyard, but also offer functional, timeless, unique beauty.

Multi-Size Paver Patterns

The chameleon of patio paver patterns, a multi-size, mixed pattern can be used with any style landscape and nearly any style of home.

bluestone patio with otudoor kitchen and pergola

In the mixed pattern, you can lay pavers in differing variations to keep it random but use colors that ensure they go together.

You can go classic or traditional with this pattern. And you can choose pavers in colors that suit your preferences.

Running Bond Paver Patterns

Looking for a more modern feel to your patio or a more contemporary walkway paver pattern?

brick patio in running bond pattern

You can choose a traditional product like bluestone in one size, such as large rectangular stones, and install it in a running bond pattern without a border.

The running bond pattern is known for its clean aesthetic and simplistic design. It involves laying your square or rectangular pavers in a linear, side-by-side pattern but staggering them every other row.

Herringbone Paver Patterns

Herringbone patio paver patterns can be both classic and modern. This distinctive installation trend compliments any space and home with its compelling weave-like, zig-zag pattern. Pavers are laid at 45-degree angles to create a complex look that boasts quite a lot of visual interest.

patio with herring bone pattern near fireplace and outdoor kitchen

This pattern, which is a great, timeless choice for formal or country gardens, can be used as a designer accent in your patio or to cover the whole space.

If you want to make it more modern, try an oversized herringbone pattern.

Ready For the Paver Design Idea That Suits You Best?

No matter which patio paver pattern you ultimately choose, you want it to complement your existing features, such as your home or other landscape elements, as well as create the overall look you’re seeking.

What’s more, you want to make sure it’s designed and built properly. You want it to last.

And this means working with the right company. You want to choose a company that has experience working with a variety of different patio materials and patterns, has creative ideas, and is familiar with Greater Chicago landscapes and soils.

Your patio, after all, will be a place where you spend a lot of time. You want it to be one you can fully enjoy for many years.

As you contemplate which paver pattern you’re interested in, making a final decision can seem daunting. That’s OK. It’s a big decision. Let KD Landscape help. We have experts on our team that are masters at creating gorgeous, unique patios that last, and we enjoy coming up with new designs and ideas.

We can also show you what different patio materials look like and share some design options and project photos with you, so you can get a better understanding of what will work best in your yard.

Ready to see how KD Landscape can transform your Naperville, Elmhurst, and Hinsdale, IL landscape into something you can really enjoy? We’d love to share our design and installation expertise with you and deliver a space you’ll never want to leave. Get started today with a free consultation. Together, we can prepare some patio designs that perfectly suit your style.

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