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First-Hand Advice for Designing Your Dream Vacation Home

First-Hand Advice for Designing Your Dream Vacation Home

Do you dream of spending more time in your favorite mountain getaway than you do in the city? When the time comes for you to create the vacation home of your dreams, it’s always best to know what you’re getting into before the process of designing, planning and...

7 Design Finds to Elevate Your Mountain Home

7 Design Finds to Elevate Your Mountain Home

It’s that time of year when temperatures drop and we look for warmth and inspiration indoors, at least until the ski slopes open. That means crackling fireplaces, cozy nooks and lots of soft, textured layers. Here are seven of our favorite design finds to inspire your...

Eye on Denver: Trends in the Mile High City

Eye on Denver: Trends in the Mile High City

Eye on Denver: Three Architecture Trends We’re Spying in the Mile High CityDenver’s real estate market has been red hot for years, from new builds and condos to renovations and remodels. As the market begins to steady, we are seeing some new trends emerge. Here’s a...

Design Tips to Tackle Mudroom Mayhem

Design Tips to Tackle Mudroom Mayhem

As the seasons change, get inspired by this mudroom mood board to upgrade your space.When the seasons start to change many homeowners get excited to bust out their fall decor, scarves and boots; however as cooler weather approaches, kids, dogs and guests alike will...

Keep Up with These Four Kitchen Trends

Keep Up with These Four Kitchen Trends

Stone, tile and concrete combine with a pop of color, allowing the kitchen to seamless bleed into outdoor spaces.As the end of summer draws near we tend to spend more time in one of the home’s prime gathering space – the kitchen. When we are designing kitchens we try...

Get The Scoop Before Digging In

Get The Scoop Before Digging In

Love Your Landscaping: Get The Scoop Before Digging InMost homeowners know curb appeal is important. After all that’s typically the first impression that makes you fall in love with a home. When we envision landscape architecture with our clients, we’re always focused...

Reimagining “Modern Farmhouse”

Reimagining “Modern Farmhouse”

Where Styles Collide: Reimagining “Modern Farmhouse” In Steamboat Springs Brass pendant lighting, floating shelves and a pop of color on the cabinets make this kitchen feel even more open and bright. ​ TOP TRENDS IN KITCHEN DESIGN   1. COLOR & TEXTURE Rich browns...

Optimal Indoor & Outdoor Living Space

Optimal Indoor & Outdoor Living Space

Summertime in the Rocky Mountain West means even when you’re settled in at home you want to be outside enjoying scenic views and sunsets. We recently discussed how to capitalize on outdoor living spaces from an architectural perspective and now we’re diving into the...

How to Go All-In on Outdoor Living

How to Go All-In on Outdoor Living

 Many of the homeowners who hire our team at Vertical Arts have a desire to maximize their outdoor living space. Whether it be to take advantage of the scenery or to create shared family spaces, we are always up for the challenge. From Boulder to Larkspur, our...

Mid-Century Modern Revamped

Mid-Century Modern Revamped

Mid-Century Modern Revamped for Modern Family of Seven When Lori and Shan Dagli purchased their mid-century, split-level home in Bow Mar, Colorado, they knew a facelift was in order. As a blended family with two boys and three girls spanning ages 7 to 15 at the time...