Artisans, United

Craftsmen: Mad skills, an eye for detail and the determination to bring a vision to life. Interior design is such a multi-faceted and exciting profession. We’re alone at our desks much of the time, selecting, measuring and creating detailed plans. We can’t come up with a kick-ass plan, though, without the help of craftsmen; those… Read more »

Hygge is relishing small pleasures

It’s taking notice of and joy in the small pleasures that leads to a life well lived Vail Design at Altitude column By: Yvonne Jacobs By now, we are willing to bet you have heard about hygge — the Danish version of living well through relishing small pleasures. We love leafing through the pages of “The… Read more »

Greenery: Nature’s Call for Renewal

This year’s color of the year energizes with nature’s neutral. Vail Design at Altitude column By: Frances Karsh Pantone’s Color of the Year is a breath of fresh air. The color, “greenery” evokes thoughts of spring blooms and feels like nature itself. It, in general, creates a feeling of joy and freshness. Greenery is the color… Read more »

Slifer Designs Wins Houzz Awards

Have you delved into Houzz? It’s the must-see look book for designers, architects, do-it-yourselfers and anyone who has the slightest inkling to update their home. More than 40 million people sign on and get inspired, or share their inspiration, which is why we are so thrilled to be named ‘Best of Houzz’ for 2017. Guess… Read more »

Wallpaper Softens and Inspires

Check out Houzz’s latest article—featuring Slifer Designs’ use of wallpaper in a Beaver Creek home. The wallpaper, on an accent wall, creates a calming retreat by softening the corners and angles in this room, smoothing out the space for a gentler feel.

Feasting in Style

Cozy feast? Yes, please! And Dering Hall and Elle Décor agree whole heartedly with a country-chic home we designed just outside of Vail. Enjoy the outdoors while indoors in this cozy dining room, complete with delicate chandelier for winter evening dining. Check out the full article here. Our project is on slide #19 and pictured… Read more »

Is it In or Is it Out? You Decide for 2017

So far 2017 is looking pretty good: mounds of fresh powder, kind folks, updated store and an incredible design studio are just a few things we are celebrating. What’s in and what’s out for home this year? Read on, we have some great tips from huge makeovers to small fixes to make your house the… Read more »

Beige Ain’t Boring

Dering Hall and Elle Decor did it again: featured Slifer Designs in one of its must-read design blogs. We all love color but neutrals shine in their own muted way. Check out senior designer Andrea Georgoplis’s project in Vail that is beige, but definitely not boring. Check out the full article here. Our project is… Read more »

Staircases as Art

An artfully crafted staircase speaks volumes as Dering Hall recently noted. The combination of brushed metal with natural-wood stair treads feels warm while the cool artwork and wide-open space keeps the home modern in feel. Tread lightly! Check out the full article here. Our project is on slide #6 and pictured below.