Fragmented stone slabs laid out in a circular pattern create a courtyard effect even if you don't actually have a courtyard. In addition to this, it's an excellent way to highlight a feature such as a waterfall, obelisk or statuary. Or if you're an overachiever, an obelisk with a statuary carved into it with water cascading from the top.
White Spanish Home Comes With Mediterranean Courtyard
This Spanish-style kitchen courtyard forms an arresting study in contrasts. Terra-cotta-toned concrete pavers and red barrel roof tiles appear richer against pristine white walls, which in turn look luminous against the dark door and window casings.