Whether you’ve just started looking or have already decided that pattern imprinted concrete is for you – below are some of the best imprinted concrete paving design ideas….
Imprinted concrete paving – Cobble Designs
Cobble printed concrete designs vary by the size of blocks and the depth of joints between blocks. Deep joint cobble designs can improve grip on a driveway with more slope. Cobble designs tend to look best on smaller driveway areas and longer driveway areas….
Imprinted concrete paving – Slate designs
In comparison slate type prints such as Ashlar look good on wider driveway surfaces and patio areas.
Do you know what’s amazing? If you just look at the two pictures above it’s like you’re actually looking at real stone. This is created purely with a printing mat. If only everybody got as excited as us!
Different colours and features such as circles can also be added for effect.
Imprinted concrete paving – Fan Design
The European fan design can make a house stand out and the only consideration with this type of design is whether to have the fan towards a house or away from a house. If this design is printed away from a house it will look nice when looking out and if printed towards a house it will look nice when looking in. What matters more to you? Those looking in or you looking out?
Imprinted concrete paving – Drainage
Drainage covers can easily blend in to the overall look. These are simply ‘in filled’ with concrete and colour and printed just like the rest of the driveway surface.
There may be the need for extra drainage and a recommended reads are:
Another important consideration with imprinted concrete paving designs is walling. Choosing a type of brick that either blends in or provides a contrast can make the difference between a finished job looking great (or not).
Have you seen the range of block paving designs for 2017?