Inspiration

More than Meets the Eye

When Vertical Arts Architecture recently moved from the RiNo neighborhood to our new office space in the Golden Triangle neighborhood at 1150 Speer Blvd., we aimed to somehow differentiate ourselves from other local design firms. But how? It turns out that all we needed was...

Pondless Water Features

Recently there has been a trend on some of mountain residential landscape projects to design pondless water features. The goal of these designs are to create attractive sculptural water features that still look great when the water is turned off and the snow starts to...

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...

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...

Downtown Bench Project

Our team became aware of MainStreet Steamboat’s “Downtown Bench Project” last month. The committee wanted new eye-catching pieces of functional art to draw individuals down to the river front of Yampa Street. The proposal called for all qualified artists, artisans, architects, interior designers, and craftspeople to design a...

Transition to Spring

To keep your furniture and home accents fresh many transition certain pieces per each season. Having just come from winter most still have the thick warm blankets, textures and deeper colors in their homes. But by replacing just a few items you can dramatically change...

We've Been Shopping! Highlights from Denver trip

Having just come back from a trip to Denver, our Interior Designer Kristin spotted plenty of great new products hitting the showroom floors for 2013. One prevalent trend was the use of steel and metal through-out finishes for tables (coffee, console, side and accent) as...

Indoor Swings

Who says you have to be outside to enjoy a swing? These “indoor” applications have taken the playful activity of swinging and incorporated it into their home interiors. Maybe there is a view from your office window that overlooks a gorgeous scene. Have you ever...

Designing the Home's Entrance

The geographic location of your home plays a large part in how the entrance should be conceptualized. Mountain homes are built by those who enjoy seasonal changes, rugged geography, and Mother Nature's solitude. As such, the entrance should find a way to integrate those elements,...