About Us

Outdoor Living and Patio Room Designs by Industry Experts

At Riviera Outdoor Decor, we understand the need to find a place to escape, relax and spend quality time building fun-filled memories with family and friends and outdoor spaces are just the answer. You want to live and enjoy your best life every day like it is a vacation.

But there is a problem...

Outdoor spaces, furniture and kitchens can be expensive and may not last.

You want the investment dollars in your home spent wisely. Our team of industry experts in outdoor living carefully design and manufacture all outdoor patio furniture and kitchens to withstand the harshest outdoor elements and offer favorable financing to allow you to have the outdoor rooms and kitchen of your dreams. 

We design and create the entire outdoor room and kitchen package that are not only beautiful-  they also make your outdoor experience enjoyable with mosquito and sun control.  Your house will be the house everyone will want to gather.

Our clients love the outdoor patio rooms and kitchens we create, and the feeling that everyday is resort living while they grow the equity of their home. 

When you buy an outdoor patio room or kitchen by Riviera Outdoor Decor you   will feel like everyday is resort living while building fun filled memories and relationships with family and friends.


How we work

We offer a free initial design consultations on-line through video conference.  If you live in the Corpus Christi, Port Aransas, Rockport or Padre Island, Texas area, we offer full-service on-site design meetings, including measurements; our employees will meet you outside, use masks, and maintain six feet distance to safeguard your health.  Use the contact form below to request a meeting, or contact us at 361-765-2495.
Our design services are inspiring and in a class by themselves.  We include floor plans and elevations with mood boards for all selections.  We will specify the design aesthetic, and recommend which pieces of outdoor patio furniture will work best in each location.  We will continue with specifications from Sunbrella fabric choices with custom options, to the best foam choice for your outdoor furniture, and provide you with detailed care instructions.
Your design renderings help you to know exactly what you are getting and how it will look in your outdoor space. 
Remember, with each piece of patio/outdoor furniture purchase with Riviera Outdoor Decor, we provide a complimentary monogrammed outdoor furniture cover to protect and prolong the life of your outdoor furniture.
Our fee for this design service is credited toward any products you purchase, and all renderings are produced in booklet form for our client's convenience and review.
  * Due to safety concerns during this time of Covid-19, our design consults are conducted through Zoom.  We are able to meet onsite for measurements, outdoors with masks and social distancing.  
Our design services are available to our E-commerce clients as well, and we invite you to schedule a 15 minute "Let's get acquainted" call. 
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Meet Our Team of Professionals

We are a family owned patio and outdoor living store located in Corpus Christi, Texas.  We have a lifetime experience of living on the coast and know how to design, select and manufacture products that can withstand the harshest elements of the outdoors.

Melissa Hammann- Owner Riviera Outdoor Decor, Corpus Christi


Melissa Hammann -  Lead designer and owner of Riviera Outdoor Decor

Melissa is a graduate of the New York School of Interior Design. She holds a Master of Science from Texas A&M, Magna Cum Laude; Bachelor of Business, Texas A&M, Finance and Accounting;Custom Home Furnishings Academy- 15 Certifications including Outdoor Living.

Melissa has been honored three times- 2018, 2019 and 2020, to have received the highly coveted and esteemed International Window Coverings Expo (IWCE)/Vision Magazine Award for Curtains and Draperies for both 2018, 2019 and 2020 (category to be announced)  It is the ‘Academy Awards’ for anyone in custom home decor design and fabrication.  In addition, Melissa has had her designs published numerous times in both national and local media.  For more detail see "Awards and Recognition".

She is the Vice President for the Custom Home Decor Network,  former board member at large for the Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA)  and the Immediate Past President for the Window Coverings Association of America- Virtual Chapter.  She is also the Administrator for the Soft Furnishings and Upholstery Workroom- Network page of 1,100 members on Facebook.

Melissa started Riviera Decor almost twenty years ago followed by the specialty store of Riviera Outdoor Decor.  She held a previous career in education as a teacher and educational diagnostician.


Mark Hammann- Owner Riviera Outdoor Decor


Mark Hammann- Lead Engineer

Mark is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri with dual degrees in Chemical Engineering and System Science and Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude.

If something needs to be done that appears extremely difficult, requires precision and seems impossible, Mark is who we turn to.  We credit Mark for the engineering behind the wind-resistant outdoor curtains.

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