When designing patio, put pattern to work. Do not play o too much addition pattern if your space is include lots of different plant types and textures. If your patio is shielded, add a ceiling fan to drop the summer temperature. If you have small space, screen your seating area with attracting fencing, tall trees which also supply shade, shrubs or hedgerow. Now check out these patio design ideas below to inspire your own summer patio design.