This picture represents being a Transcendentalist because one way you can be one is to live in nature and be one with nature, and whoever lives here is definitely doing that. This place looks like a very nice place to live to appreciate nature everyday.
Small outdoor spaces suffer the same fate as indoor rooms— where to put all the clutter? Outdoor furniture cushions, lamps, and pillows all need a place to live when you're not using them. The answer is one the most important rules of small spaces: furnit
Minus the terrible stove thing, and a nicer looking fire pit, perhaps with a low wall along the out side of the patio. But like the graduated steps from the back door on to the stone. (Patio Step To Yard)