January 2010

Green-Tech Experts: 2010 a Banner Year for Energy Efficiency

Green-tech experts are predicting that 2010 will be a banner year for energy efficiency, and Vertical Arts couldn't be more on board. We've got you covered whether you're looking for a sustainable build-out or even LEED certification. According to a recent article in the San Jose...

Best Installation Contest Honorable Mention

In 3form's Best Installation Contest (2009), we were nominated for our use of the Varia Ecoresin and linea ochre in a commercial stairwell. Congratulations to the winner, Rio Hondo College's waterfall screen! Vertical Arts captured an honorable mention for the Iconic Use of 3form, as...

Rollingstone Village Gains Entitlement

After working on Rollingstone Village for over a year, Vertical Arts is proud to have gained entitlement on the project. A mixed use development just off South Lincoln Avenue in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Rollingstone Village is owned and being developed by Peter & Kim Kreissig...

2010 Color Forecast

From cedar-green to almost-brown-plum, our friends at Colorado Homes & Lifestyles magazine offer us a look at 2010's "it" colors in their January-February 2010 issue. According to a spokesperson for the Pantone Color Institute, color trends follow economic trends. Case in point: the company's "Resourceful" palette...

Architectural Trends, 2000 – 2009

"It was an era when architecture became hotter and hipper than ever, yet too often was treated as a three-dimensional marketing tool," writes John King, Urban Design Writer at the San Francisco Chronicle, taking stock of trends in architecture according to the last 10 years. As...