September 2013

A Pair of Reclaimed Chairs in the "Deconstructed" Look

Those who are familiar with our new retail space Stēl House + Home know we've been blending in our fair share of reclaimed or repurposed pieces! Our Interior Designer Kristin Rieke’s latest project was a pair of arm chairs! The chairs were salvaged in Colorado, stripped...

Equestrian Design Delight

With our design team working hard on many custom home designs, we wanted to take a moment and focus on equestrian design. Recently, we are seeing many clients wanting to add a place for their horses to live and play. And some love horses so much,...

Designing with Color – Yellow

Lately design trends have been increasingly daring, inviting in more and more color. In small doses and the right applications color usage can make a space come alive! Our focus this post is on the spectacular hue yellow! Vertical Arts' Interior Designer Kristin has chosen a...

Inspired by the Colorado Camping Spirit

With the summer season nearing an end here, there are only a few weekends left of hiking, biking, camping, and the many other fun activities Colorado has to offer! One of our interior designer’s favorites is camping! In the images above Kristin has put together...

"Make Every Day an Adventure" Designing for a Local Small Business

"Make every day an adventure!" That's the motto of one of our newest architecture and interior design clients: Outdoor K9. This freshly opened boutique dog supply store provides an exceptional customer experience and full range of the best products for your dog. Our Architectural Designer Nick...

Vertical Arts Creates Custom Bench for Pro Cycling Challenge!

When Vertical Arts designer Melissa Trueblood answered the call from The Steamboat Ski and Resort Corporation, she was stunned. "For them to choose one of my pieces to commemorate the Pro Cycling Challenge was an honor." So she and the team at Vertical Arts set...

VA-Designed Home Featured in 2013 Strings Kitchen and Garden Tour

The Steamboat Strings Music Festival presents The Strings Kitchen and Garden Tour this Saturday from 9:30-3:30PM. Participants tour some of the best homes in town, while musicians play live at the various homes. And this year, Vertical Arts is privileged to have a home designed by...

Interior Designer Kristin Rieke Featured in Homelink Magazine Article

It's always nice to have your work recognized by local and national publications! Recently, the efforts of Interior Designer Kristin Rieke were highlighted in Homelink Magazine. The article focused on Kristin's love for reclaimed and repurposed items, and the presence of those items in our Stel...

Spring has Sprung..and a Grand Lake Home Remodel Too!

Spring has sprung! With the nicer weather, our remodel in Grand Lake is progressing nicely. Framing is up, roof is in progress, and it’s starting to turn into a beauty! Check out the images above and check back in to see ongoing progress. For all...