There are several cool patio designs. One of these cool patio designs are flagstone patios. Flagstone patios are cool, unique, durable and attractive element of home landscaping. Flagstone patios are elegant yet they still manage to lend to the area a sense of naturalness not found with brick or cement. They can also be more durable and require little maintenance for their return. Unlike wood patios or decks, there is no need to worry about rot, and unlike cement and brick, they look better weathered and stained.