Top 20 Modern Outdoor Fountains

Nothing is more calming than the soothing sounds of running water and adding a modern outdoor fountain is a fun and unique way to elevate the mood and enhance the landscape of any outdoor areas. Whether searching for a major décor focal point or something smooth and subtle for your garden or patio area, an outdoor water feature is the perfect décor companion. Here at Soothing Company, we have the finest selection of modern outdoor fountains to indoor waterfall fountain for you to choose from.

Check out our list of the top 20 modern outdoor fountains and discover all the exciting possibilities! With so many options to choose from- wall fountains, waterfall fountains, and large standing fountains- there is an outdoor water feature guaranteed to fit your modern décor needs. Consider buying our best-featured modern water fountain in the US today!

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Small Oblique with Ball Outdoor Fountain

Sharp edges, polished geometric shapes and the smooth sounds of flowing water create a dynamic and calming atmosphere, making this outdoor fountain the perfect touch of modern artistic décor for your outdoor landscape. The Small Oblique with Ball Outdoor Fountain features a large sphere - measuring 18” in diameter- resting atop an inverted pyramid, sitting inside a square basin. Water cascades down around the surface of the ball to pool in the basin below. The entire water feature weighs in at 382 lbs. and measures 42" H x 32" W x 32" D.

Made with glass fiber reinforced concrete this piece will add a touch of timeless beauty to your outdoor area and with over 30 finishes to choose from you are guaranteed to find the perfect custom finish for your outdoor décor.


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Ribbed Monolith Outdoor Fountain

Featuring both a smooth and textured pillar sitting inside a large square basin, the Ribbed Monolith Outdoor Fountain is a striking yet simple and elegant water feature. Considered both modern and classical, this water fountain design is unique and will add a touch of flair and character to any outdoor space.

This water feature measures 54" H x 32" W x 32" D and weighs 315 lbs. With 35 available finishes to choose from you’re sure to find the one best suited to accent your outdoor garden or patio area. The Ribbed Monolith Outdoor Fountain pictured above is done with an Ancient finish.


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Linear Outdoor Fountain

The modern geometric structure and smooth finish of the Linear Outdoor Fountain make it a must-see. Bubbling up through a small bed of rocks and then sliding over the edge into a narrow pool, this outdoor water feature gives away the soothing sounds of flowing water, creating a relaxing and inviting environment all while sitting quietly in the background. Both subtle and dynamic this modern water feature is a perfect addition for any outdoor space.

Measuring 27" H x 46" W x 35" D, the Linear Outdoor Fountain offers versatility in its placement in your backyard, garden, or outdoor commercial space. There is also versatility in the choice of finish for your Linear water feature, with 35 finishes available to choose from. The Linear Outdoor Fountain shown here was done in the Sierra finish.  


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Triad Fountain

The Triad Fountain combines a contemporary chic and geometric style with the calming elements of running water. Flowing through a narrow ridge before rolling over into a large square-shaped bowl, this water feature looks and feels at home when placed in a garden or any outdoor area.

No matter the finish you choose, this water feature will add a smooth and sophisticated accent to your design space. With fourteen available finish options to choose from you can’t go wrong. Made with a fiber-reinforced cast stone construction and pictured in a Greystone finish, the Triad Fountain measures 36" L x 20.25" W x 35.5" H and weighs 420 lbs. Plumbing is not required for this fountain as the water recirculates on its own, however, it does require plugging into a standard three-prong 110 V electrical outlet.


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MC1 Fountain - Corten Steel

Elegant and bold, the MC1 Fountain- Corten Steel offers up a striking contemporary look combined with a sleek architectural design that is both strong and soft. With warm design features and a strong linear build, this water feature comes with versatility in its placement and is guaranteed to add a touch of sophistication and warmth to your outdoor area.

Whether it’s meant to accent a plush garden or enhance the mood of your outdoor seating area this outdoor water feature will leave a lasting impression. With fourteen finish options to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect match to make your garden or outdoor space shine. The dimensions for this water feature are 25″ H x 17.5″ W x 60″ L.


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Echo Park Outdoor Fountain

With its circular structure and smooth finish, the Echo Park Outdoor Fountain is a captivating and relaxing water feature and the perfect accent for any garden or outdoor area. Measuring 28" L x 28″ W x 19″ H, there is flexibility in its placement in your outdoor settings both large and small. This featured water fountain is made of fiber-reinforced cast stone concrete and is completed in your choice of a hand-applied finished. You will find a variety of finish options available such as Copper Bronze, Aged Limestone, Lead Antique, and more. The water fountain pictured above is finished in Alpine Stone. 


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Falling Water IV Garden Fountain

Designed with a deep linear structure and a clean surface finish, the Falling Water IV Fountain’s sleek contemporary look is the perfect choice for enhancing the look and feel of your outdoor garden. Cascading from a tall spillway and landing in a deep square tub, the sound of falling water creates a relaxing and soothing environment and makes this water feature a timeless companion to modern garden and landscaping designs. Shown here in a Verde (VE) finish, there are a variety of finish options available for the Falling Water IV Fountain. This water feature measures 30" L x 21.25" W x 34.75" H.


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Ball and Ring Outdoor Fountain

With all the marking of contemporary design, the Ball and Ring Outdoor Fountain is a classic example of a water feature design that is striking and bold but also sophisticated and smooth and is bound to be a dynamic focal point to any outdoor area. Watch how quickly the calming flow of water elevates the atmosphere of your outdoor space as the water pours from the top and softly glides down around the sphere, pooling in the circular basin below.

The Ball and Ring outdoor fountain measures 36" H x 36" W x 36" D and weighs 423 lbs. With over 30 different finishes available in natural, stain, and acrylic colors, discovering the finish best suited for your outdoor fountain is a sure thing. Physical color samples are available for the Ball and Ring Outdoor Fountain. The fountain pictured here has a Desert Rose finish. 


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Brentwood Wall Fountain

Elevate your garden’s aesthetic appeal by accenting it with a Brentwood Wall Fountain. A smooth linear design, clean surface, and subtle geometric shape make this simple contemporary design an ideal décor feature for any modern garden.

Water from the small centered spigot flows down a long spillway into a deep square basin below, which has a depth of 23”. The Brentwood Wall Fountain measures 31″ L x 22″ W x 66″ H in its entirety and weighs 220 lbs. There are fourteen different finish options available for this water feature. The Brentwood Wall Fountain pictured above is shown in a Greystone (GS) finish. The water for this fountain is self-circulating and does not require plumbing but does require a standard three-prong 110 V electrical outlet for the plugin. 


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Large Oblique Outdoor Fountain

Elegant and mesmerizing, this modern, eye-catching water feature is an ideal accent piece for any outdoor space. Coupled with its smooth geometric design, the gentle waves moving across the surface, sliding down the sides of the fountain, and coming to rest in the large basin below add the relaxing and calming atmosphere that only the sounds of running water can bring.

Shown here with a Sierra finish, there are many options to choose from when deciding on the perfect finish for your Large Oblique Outdoor Fountain. These water features are custom made in the USA. All finishes are hand-applied to our outdoor water fountains and because so, colors may vary slightly once applied to the water feature. This water feature measures 36" H x 43" W x 43" D and weighs 379 lbs.


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Flourish Water Fountain

Standing just over five feet tall, the smooth yet jagged modern geometric design of the Flourish Water Feature makes for an impressive centerpiece no matter where it stands. Trickling out from the top and sliding down the narrow grooves and smooth sides of the geometric shapes to land in the narrow-edged basin below, the soothing sounds of running water become both relaxing and mesmerizing to the senses.

Made of glass fiber reinforced concrete and pictured here in a Heavy Sierra finish, this water feature is durable and made to last; the perfect companion for any garden or outdoor space. Choose from over 30 design finishes to complete the ideal look of your outdoor space. The entire water feature measures 62" H x 43" W x 43" D and weighs 315 lbs. 


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Trophy Outdoor Fountain

A truly astonishing piece, this modern water feature speaks to both the strong and smooth chic style that only contemporary designs can bring. Rising to just over four feet tall the Trophy Outdoor Fountain will make a statement in any outdoor décor setting.

The Trophy Outdoor Fountain features a large bowl held up by angular geometric shapes locked together above a square basin. Water bubbles up from the large bowl before flowing over into the basin beneath. This water feature measures 51" H x 29" W x 29" D, offering up a lot of versatility for its placement in your outdoor area. The Trophy Outdoor Fountain shown here is completed with a Chestnut finish, and with 35 different finish options to choose from you’ll have no problem finding the perfect finish to accent your outdoor design space. 


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Vortex with Ball Outdoor Fountain

Featuring a sphere sitting atop a twisted pedestal, the extraordinary shape and style of this modern water fountain design is stunningly bold and relaxing. The best of both worlds in its simple, yet beautiful contemporary design and relaxing water feature, the Vortex with Ball Outdoor Fountain is an ideal accent for any patio, garden, or outdoor living space.

This outdoor water feature is constructed from glass fiber reinforced concrete and is pictured here with the Sierra finish. With over 30 finishes available, choosing the perfect finish to complete your outdoor area decor has never been easier. Dimensions for this water feature are 65" H x 42" W x 42" D and it weighs in at 557 lbs.


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Buddha Head Outdoor Fountain Large

Take a breath, ground your thoughts and relax in the calming atmosphere that is created by the soothing sounds of running water. This classic Buddha Head Outdoor Fountain is the perfect accent for enhancing the look and feel of your outdoor patio or garden area and is sure to leave you feeling refreshed after morning meditation.

Water flows from the top of the statue head, calmy gliding down around the statue before gently coming to rest in the pond below. This gorgeous design is made of fiber-reinforced concrete and is offered with a variety of finishes to choose from. The statue shown here is completed with a Rodda Bronze finish. The Buddha Head Outdoor Fountain measures 38" H x 75" W x 29" D and weighs 314 lbs.


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Large M Weave Outdoor Fountain

This large contemporary water fountain design features an intricately woven back panel sitting inside a large open trough. Water flows freely through the woven design before pooling in the large trough below. Wherever this outdoor water feature is placed it is guaranteed to add intriguing visual and textural design elements to your outdoor space. Drawing attention from all the senses and giving your outdoor area a sense of individual character, you can’t go wrong when choosing the large M Weave Outdoor Fountain.

There are fourteen different finishing options to choose from, all of which are hand-applied to each USA made and hand-crafted water fountain. This specific fountain is shown in an Alpine Stone finish. The Large M Weave Outdoor Fountain measures 38″ H x 25″ W x 43.5″ L and weighs 1100 lbs. 


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Double Oblique Garden Water Fountain

Create the ultimate focal point for your outdoor space with this striking and smooth Double Oblique Outdoor Water Fountain. Calming water cascades from a small inverted pyramid into a larger one before sliding its way into a large square basin. The soothing sounds of flowing water and eye-catching geometric shapes create both a calming and sophisticated atmosphere.

This Double Oblique Water Foutain measures 50" H x 43" W x 43" D, is made of glass fiber reinforced concrete, and is pictured above in the Sierra finish. There are over 30 available finishes to choose from and are all hand-applied.

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Rocket Garden Fountain

Striking and dynamic in its architecture, the Rocket Garden Fountain will add an element of artistic and geometric depth to any outdoor space this water feature is placed in. Sit back, relax, and watch the water as it flows from the top, twists down the pillars and pools in the small square basin below.

The Rocket Garden Fountain measures 53" H x 32" W x 32" D and comes in your choice of color/finish. The fountain pictured is done in Absolute and with 35 colors to choose from you’re sure to find the style that fits your design needs. Other color options include Khaki, Ash Gray, Chestnut, Almond, and Garden Green. 


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MC3 Fountain - Corten Steel

A beautiful blend of modern chic style and rich textured color, wall water fountains like this MC3 Fountain - Corten Steel are a timeless and classic décor feature. Ranging in design and style from classical architecture to simple modern chic, a wall water fountain will enhance the atmosphere and elevate the sight and feel of your outdoor gathering space. A smooth and sleek design, this wall water fountain will catch your eye and brings with it the peaceful sounds of running water filling a large open trough.

The MC3 Fountain measures 37″ H x 17.75″ W x 39.25″ L. Fourteen different finishes are available to choose from. The wall water feature pictured above is done in a Nero Nuovo finish.


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5 Foot Girona Fountain

Simple in its circular structure and clean, solid striated grooves, this contemporary water feature design is a must-have. From the center of the bowl, the water drifts out in calming waves along the smooth flat surface before disappearing over the edge.

The 5 Foot Girona Fountain is a versatile and classic structure and will elevate the atmosphere and décor of any space it calls home. Fourteen different design finishes are available for this water feature. Complete measurements for this water feature are 60″ W x 26.25″ H.

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Vortex Outdoor Fountain

A uniquely artistic design, the Vortex Outdoor Fountain is sure to be a conversation piece. Calming water winds its way down the sleek twisted pillar to the basin below, creating a distinctive focal point for your patio or garden. Made of glass fiber reinforced concrete, this water feature is built to last. The fountain pictured above is done with a Sierra finish and with over 30 different options to choose from, finding the right style and color to match your backyard decor will be a breeze. This water feature measures 50" H x 42" W x 42" D and weighs 507 lbs. 

How to choose the right modern fountain for my outdoor space?

Selecting the right modern fountain involves several factors. First, consider the size of your outdoor space – larger areas can accommodate bigger, bolder fountains, while smaller spaces require more compact options.

Next, think about the fountain's material and design. Materials like stainless steel and concrete are popular for modern fountains, and the design should align with your overall aesthetic, whether it's minimalist, geometric, or abstract.

Pay attention to water features – modern fountains may have various water effects, from simple spills to intricate patterns. Choose one that resonates with your taste. Lastly, consider the maintenance requirements and your budget when finalizing your choice.

How to choose the ideal outdoor spaces for modern fountains?

Selecting the perfect outdoor space for a modern fountain involves several key considerations. First, evaluate the available space in your yard, considering the fountain's size and scale relative to the surroundings. Modern fountains often work well as focal points, so choose a location where it can draw attention.

Consider the aesthetic of your outdoor area. Modern fountains typically harmonize best with contemporary or minimalist designs, so ensure it complements your existing landscaping and décor.

Additionally, think about the practical aspects, such as access to electricity and water sources. Finally, factor in the climate, as freezing temperatures can impact fountain materials. Overall, the ideal location balances aesthetics, functionality, and environmental factors.

How to decorate around a modern fountain?

Decorating around a modern fountain can enhance its visual appeal and create a harmonious outdoor space. Start by selecting plantings that complement the fountain's style and size. Choose clean-lined, contemporary planters and arrange them strategically.

Consider adding outdoor seating or decorative stones for seating areas near the fountain. Lighting can play a crucial role; install discreet LED lights or uplighting to accentuate the fountain's features at night.

Lastly, think about incorporating canvas art or sculptures that align with the modern aesthetic. The key is to maintain a sense of balance and simplicity while accentuating the fountain as the central element in your outdoor décor.

Can I add a modern fountain into a small garden space?

Yes, you can incorporate a modern fountain into a small garden space with careful planning. Opt for a compact, space-saving design that won't overwhelm the area. Wall-mounted or tabletop fountains are excellent choices for small gardens.

Position the fountain as a focal point, perhaps as the centerpiece of a small patio or near the entrance to create a welcoming ambiance. Use minimalistic plantings and décor to maintain a sense of spaciousness, and ensure the fountain's design aligns with the modern aesthetic.

With the right selection and placement, a modern fountain can enhance the charm and serenity of even the coziest garden spaces.

Elevate Your Garden with Contemporary Fountains

Modern outdoor fountains are more than just garden decorations; they are captivating works of art that can redefine your outdoor space. These fountains seamlessly blend aesthetics and tranquility, turning your garden into a contemporary haven. Whether you opt for minimalist geometric designs or artistic sculptural pieces, their clean lines and innovative materials bring a touch of sophistication to your garden. With the soothing sound of flowing water and striking visual appeal, modern outdoor fountains offer a harmonious blend of form and function for your outdoor retreat.

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