Losing the lawn: Sunset photo gallery
This was published in today's SF Chronicle. If you're a Sunset subscriber, you may have already seen some or most of these photos. They're a good reminder that even though the drought is officially over, there are many more interesting designs for your front yard than a lawn, no matter which Western climate you live in.
Here is a link that might be useful: Rethinking your yard: 20 ways to lose the lawn