I like the blend of concrete with decking with grassy areas, and the balance that gives the whole yard: San Francisco Dining Terrace - modern - patio - san francisco - Christopher Yates Landscape Architecture
FOR: Most of the house, lighter herringbone pattern, also a bit bigger than some of the others which might work better - Small herringbone pattern will look very busy over a large space Light herringbone floors, steel doors
Double French doors with transom. 8 lite doors and 4 lite transom - Portella Doors Portella doors also makes great shower enclosures with cold rolled steel. Also make great interior steel doors, sliding doors ( kitchen cabinets?