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One of the most educated and awarded Swimming Pool designers in the United States.  Designing projects uniquely to the client's home, site and lifestyle is Mike's specialty.  Because of this diversity, his projects have won awards in

just about every category there is for gunite pools. This 

website is about the design process and helping homeowners with design ideas.

Creative & Unique Designs Including:  Steep Hillsides, Lazy Rivers, Infinity & Double Pools.  Master Planning, Outdoor Living, Kitchens, Fire & Water Features, and Fountains.


Swimming Pool Projects

Designed by

Mike Farley

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pool project pages & videos:
Arches Of Rain
Fort Worth swimming pool projject with privacy wall with arches that have rain falls inside them. Perimeter overflow spa and floating pads to get to spa designed by Mike Farley.
Southlake HGTV See-Thru
Southlake swimming pool project featured by HGTV "See-Thru Pool" per the acrylic pool wall - project designed by Mike Farley.
HGTV Colleyville Lazy River
Colleyville Lazy River as seen on HGTV and the Travel Channel designed by Mike Farley. Includes play pool, cave, large spa, bridges, rain falls, water falls and lots of tiki torches and basnana plants.
Dallas Modern Hillside Staycation
Dallas Modern Hillside Staycation Pool Spa & Fire Project with water was, perimeter overflow spa, diving board, fire bowls & outdoor kitchen designed by Mike Farley.
Lightness vs Darkness
Lightness vs Darkness swimming pool project with perimeter overflow spa, dual cabanas, swim up bar, fire bar and kitchen designed by Mike Farley.
Modern Hillside Fire & Water
Modern Hillside Pool Project with Fire & Water Features designed by Mike Farley.
Modern Southlake Family Resort
Modern Southlake Family Resort.
Estate Infinity Pool & Water Wheel
Award winning Flower Mound estate with Vanishing Edge Pool overlooking the 2 story cabana with water wheel alongside the streamed to pond designed by Mike Farley.
Contemporary Swim Up Bar Pool
Colleyville Contemporary Swim Up Bar Pool with Raised Spa
Extreme Hillside Ft Worth
Award winning swimming pool project on a steep hillside in Fort Worth designed by Mike Farley.
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Mike's Design Process

Initial Contact 
by phone or email. Ideally, fill out contact form on website.
Client sends Home Survey

...and Architectural plans, Grading plans, and Tree plans if available.  

Detailed Interview

This can be done in person or by video conferencing. It will go over project aspects & target potential challenges.   

Architecture & Site Analysis 

Your site will be measured, elevations taken & evaluated to develop a site plan.

Conceptual Plan

Mike will work up a conceptual plan going over your wants, needs, your home architecture and site.   

Material Selection

Material selections should be picked out to help finalize the plans & be able to accurately provide a cost for the project.




3D Plan

A 3D plan is created to help walk the client through the project and visualize the concepts to make sure everyone is understanding the same thing.


What our clients say:


All pool projects shown were designed by Mike Farley & constructed by Claffey Pools unless otherwise noted.