What Are the Different Types of Pavers for Beautiful Landscape Design?

Nov 23, 2020

Paving stones are among the most highly-sought materials for a residential remodel or commercial property renovation.

Versatile in color, design, and material, paving stones add a luxurious element to any home or commercial space while also maintaining durability and sustainability.

When it comes to paving stones, there are many different types of pavers to consider for your landscape design in Massachusetts.

What Types of Pavers Are There?

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Paving stones are a staple in landscape design and used for many projects, including:

  1. Driveway pavers
  2. Pool deck pavers
  3. Patio pavers
  4. Walkway pavers

There are many different types of pavers to choose from for your landscape design project. Depending on your project scope, some of the different types of pavers to consider include:


Agilina Plank Paver

A natural stone look perfect for patios, walkways, and pool decks.

Bergerac Classic Pavers

Modern design combined with an old-world European aesthetic, the Bergerac Classic Paver can be installed in your walkway, driveway, patio, and pool deck.

Cape Cobble Pavers

Available in a variety of color blends, the Cape Cobble Paver is elegant and suitable for all applications, including driveways, walkways, pool decks, and driveways.

Dublin Cobble

Did we just time travel to old-world Italy? We may as well have!

The Dublin Cobble paver brings the old-world European aesthetic to your residential landscape design in Massachusetts. This paver can be used for all applications and is customizable in shape and color.

Catalina Grana Paver

Contemporary in appearance, this paver has a smooth surface perfect for bare feet on a pool deck, walkways, and backyard patio surfaces.

Catalina Slate Paver

This pavers is perfect for all applications and is available in four beautiful hues. The Catalina Slate Paver has a textured finish and is available for small or large spaces within your landscape design.

Holland Stone Paver

Multiple color options are available with this paver, which is known for its smooth surface and traditional aesthetic. The Holland Stone paver can be installed on driveways, patios, walkways, and pool decks.

Lafitt Grana Slab

Sleek and contemporary, the Lafitt Grana Slab is perfect for walkways, pool decks, and patios. 

Lafitt Paver

With its natural appearance and texture, the Lafitt Paver is durable and a long-lasting option for high-traffic areas like driveways or walkways. 

Lafitt Rustic Slab

Long-lasting, durable, and available in a variety of design options, this paver is a perfect choice for a pool deck, patio, and walkway applications.

London Cobble

Available in a variety of colors and intricate designs, the London Cobble brings the classic United Kingdom cobblestone look to your backyard landscape design in Massachusetts! This paver works well with all applications.


Available in three different colors, the Mega-Arbel has the look and feel of natural flagstone. This paver is commonly installed in walkways, patios, and pool decks.

Old York

Elegant and weathered in appearance, Old York pavers can be installed in all applications and is available in a variety of unique colors.

Urbana Stone Paver

Vintage in appearance, this paver works with all applications and can be installed in many different shapes and sizes.

UNILOCK Pavers:ADA Paver

Most commonly used for borders, accents, and pedestrian walkways, the Ada Paver is an option for city, town, and commercial projects. This type of paver provides a textured warning to pedestrians and those in wheelchairs as they approach traffic or hazardous objects.

Anchor lock

Defined by its unique L-shape, the Anchorlock paver provides strength and durability for a variety of applications. It is an economical option for large commercial or residential projects. 


Available in three unique colors and two sizes, this paver is commonly used for borders and accents, pedestrian walkways, and residential walkways, driveways, and patios.


This paver is a trendy option for patios, walkways, and pool decks due to its non-slick surface and surface protection technology, making it popular for high-traffic areas of your landscape design and outdoor living space.


Modern in appearance, the Artline paver includes the same surface protection technology as Arcana. For homeowners in Massachusetts, this paver is used in driveways, backyard patios, and walkways. 

Beacon Hill Flagstone

The Beacon Hill Flagstone paver is one of the most popular options for landscape design in Massachusetts. Many Massachusetts homeowners choose this paver for a patio, pool deck, or walkway due to the diverse patterns in which it can be installed. The paver is also available in seven unique colors!

Beacon Hill Smooth

Sleek and modern, the Beacon Hill Smooth is a popular option for contemporary homes in Massachusetts. This paver is commonly used for a patio, pool deck, or walkway and is available in six colors. 

Bristol Valley

Long-lasting color and elegance are the focal point of this paver, commonly used on a patio, pool deck, or walkway. The Bristol Valley paver can be installed in a variety of unique patterns in three different colors.

Brussels Block

A popular choice for driveway, walkway, and patio pavers, Brussels Block is a timeless paver and available in five colors. The paver is relaxed in appearance with an antiqued patina. 


The Camelot paver is available in five colors and works well with all applications, including driveways and other high-traffic areas of your landscape design.


While this paver is available in only one color and singular size, it does offer a unique look to your landscape design. With its weathered and textured appearance and renowned durability, the paver is a popular choice for high-traffic areas like driveways or pedestrian walkways.


The Copthorne embraces the aesthetic of European street pavers and delivers up to four times the strength of poured concrete pavers. It’s an elegant and popular choice for residential driveways, walkways, and patios. 


For centuries, the aesthetic of the Courtstone pavers has provided luxury and old-world elegance to any outdoor living space. With its rich color, this paving stone is a common choice for borders and accents, as well as other applications.


Granito is available in several shapes, including a hexagon to create a trendy geometric look. This paver is popular for walkways, patios, and pool decks. 

Hex Paver

The Hex Paver is contemporary, arranged in a variety of unique ways, and available in four unique colors.


Available in a variety of colors, Hollandstone offers a classic appearance to any residential landscape design. This paver is available in six colors and can be used on all applications. 


Inspired by historic Roman architecture, the Mattoni paver is distressed in appearance, creating an elegant and antique look. This paving stone is available in a variety of colors and is popular for garden walkways and driveway applications.


Optiloc is one of the most popular pavers for driveways and commercial vehicular surfaces. This paver is durable and long-lasting with a sleek appearance.

Promenade Paver

The Promenade paver will give your landscape design project a contemporary look and is customized to your liking. Landscape design architects recommend this paver for all applications, including driveways, pool decks, walkways, and patios.


Known for its durability, the Richcliff paver can be used on walkways, patios, and driveways. The paver is available in three colors and offers a natural appearance.


Commonly used in contemporary design, the Senzo paver is used in driveways, backyard patios, and walkways and is a common choice for high-traffic commercial landscape design.


The Series paver offers a non-slip surface, making it a perfect choice for high-traffic areas for both residential and commercial landscape design projects. It is a durable and long-lasting option, making it one of the most popular pavers available!


Available in four colors, the Thornbury paver resembles natural cut stone with a textured surface. This paving stone is a popular choice for driveways and can help to reduce puddles and ice build-up during the New England winter. The paver is also available in Thornbury Smooth

Town Hall Paver

What says New England aesthetic more than the Town Hall Paver? This paving stone mimics that of historic North American clay street pavers and is a popular choice for all applications. This paver is timeless, increases the property value of the home, and offers unmatched durability.

What Types of Pavers Should I Use for My Landscape Renovation Project?

fire pit and newly installed patio pavers

Some of the most common types of pavers include brick, concrete, cobblestone, marble, flagstone, rubber, and porcelain, but how do you know which material is right for your project?

Not all pavers are made equal – what works for your backyard patio may not be the right choice for your driveway or walkway.

Your driveway gets more traction than most other parts of your outdoor landscaping. For your driveway, consider this checklist when deciding which types of pavers you should use:

  1. What paver is best for drainage?
  2. Which paver is the most durable and sustainable?
  3. Which paver requires the least amount of maintenance?
  4. Will the paver increase curb appeal and potentially increase property value?

Each of these questions should be asked by homeowners during the landscape design process. Many homeowners love the aesthetic of cobblestone, and while this may make sense for your walkway or backyard patio may not be a realistic option for your driveway.

Paving stones for your pool deck, walkway, driveway, or patio remodel are a surefire way to update your landscape design and enhance curb-appeal. For homeowners planning to sell, paving stones also increase the value of your home and can even help to reduce your carbon footprint!

To learn more about the different types of pavers, visit the JM Mento Landscape Design Services page and schedule a free consultation today!

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