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Behind the Scenes with the Warehouse team

Slifer Designs is known for excellence in design quality and its well honed design process, perfected over the last 35 years. However, one important piece in the design process isn’t as well known… but the secret is getting out. Namely, … Read more

Slifer Designs welcomes new team member

Thirty-five years ago Beth Slifer designed a home that started a national trend, transforming ski cabins into stylish mountain homes. She was also a pioneer professionally, as one of few women to start her own business in an era that … Read more

Remodeling: Making Luxury Meet Functionality

One of the most challenging aspects of remodeling or renovating a space is the ability to reimagine it as something entirely different, and to create a luxurious-yet-functional living experience. In the March 2019 edition of Vail Valley HOME magazine, a … Read more

Custom Furniture by Highland House

100% in line with Slifer Designs’ values is Highland House Furniture. For 50 years, the Highland House name has been synonymous with fine, classic, traditional upholstery and case goods.  We agree with them that the world could use more beauty, more civility, … Read more

Slifer Designs Wins 2018 RED Award from Luxe Magazine

Andrea Georgopolis’ Spraddle Creek Residence Project Wins Regional Bathroom Category Award May 3, 2018 – Edwards, CO –  This morning Slifer Designs announced that it was honored last week by Luxe Magazine with a regional Residential Excellence in Design (RED) … Read more

It’s ALL About Fun and Games

A well-designed family room draws everyone in. Vail Design at Altitude column By Andrea Georgopolis Gone are the dark, dungeon family rooms from the 1970s – thank goodness. Family rooms are truly a place where everyone wants to hang out, … Read more

Slifer Designs to Transform Lodge and Spa at Cordillera

Work has already begun on the new rehabilitation, health and wellness facility. Slifer Designs was selected to transform the Lodge and Spa at Cordillera into a high-end rehabilitation center, as well as a health and wellness facility. Principal Kim Toms, … Read more

Kids Play

Creating a relaxing retreat for your kids requires patience, negotiation and an eye for style. Vail Design at Altitude column By Yvonne Jacobs Just as your home is your haven, your kids’ rooms are their place to retreat, relax, unwind … Read more

Big Design in Small Spaces

Principal Kim Toms’ project – a loft condo in Avon – recently caught the eye of Denver Life Home + Design.  Toms’ made the cozy condo feel spacious, airy and welcoming for the homeowner who is spending more and time … Read more

A Tub with a View

What better way to enjoy a soak in the bath than to soak up the views as well? In this case, a soaking tub set beside an expansive window with mountain views and clear-glass shower creates an unparalleled master suite … Read more

Wood Completes the Look

Wood paneling has come a long way – today wood walls add an architectural element and a coziness to home. Dering Hall recognized such a project, designed by Principal Yvonne Jacobs, in Snowmass. The natural light plays nicely off the … Read more

Heat It Up

A fireplace brings more than warmth to a home. Vail Design at Altitude column By Kim Toms A fireplace is much more than a place to heat your toes – it’s an architectural feature that brings an overall warmth and … Read more

Yellow: A Color for Every Season

Yellow brings bursts of energy and a feeling of freshness to the home. Vail Design at Altitude column By Andrea Georgopolis Yellow is known to add cheeriness to a home. Thoughts of daffodils in the spring, the bold sunshine come … Read more

Tranquility – A Vail Valley Magazine Feature

Nestled high above Vail in an aspen grove is a home with natural fibers, rift-sawn, white oak, expansive windows and a mid-century modern flair, thanks to Yvonne Jacobs, principal, and Kelsey Cole, designer. This home, featured in the summer issue … Read more

Bring on the Fourth

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate summer, friendships and the red, white and blue. Vail Design at Altitude column By Yvonne Jacobs It is no secret that the Fourth of July is almost as big as Christmas … Read more

Balance Brings Harmony

Harmony, symmetry, balance: it creates a pleasing palate for the eye. Dering Hall gave a shout out to Beth Slifer’s well-appointed Florida home. The eye is drawn to the fireplace with its matching vases – not to mention the pleasingly … Read more

Fixed Finishes That Make a Splash

Fixed finishes can be modern, sleek and even colorful – find the look you love to complete your home. Vail Design at Altitude column By Kim Toms Gone are the days of boring, uninspired fixed finishes. If you were to turn … Read more

Homes with a View

Working views into a design is a must – especially if the view is of a lush, Hawaiian oasis. Dering Hall recognized this timeless design recently. Indoor/outdoor expansive living is at its best in this home created by Andrea Georgopolis. … Read more

Home of the Year Finalist!

It was clear from the start that the home in the Bonnie Brae section of Denver was going to be a special project. With bursts of color and interesting design elements, the home is welcoming right from the start. The … Read more

Airy Al Fresco

The patio is an extension of your home; get it ready for a summer’s worth of dining Vail Design at Altitude column By Andrea Georgopolis Glorious summer is almost here and as we all know – there is nothing like … Read more

What’s Hot in Hospitality Design

In May, Principal Kim Toms and Design Associate Tessa Hyatt attended the HD (Hospitality Design) Expo Vegas – here are their top trends Creating inspired design in homes, multi-family units and hotels is something we love to do. For hospitality … Read more

Basecamp

An edgy design concept parked at the base of Beaver Creek Slifer Designs is helping create the latest in contemporary living at the base of Beaver Creek: Basecamp at Beaver Creek, luxurious, carefully curated townhomes. Berkshire Hathaway Realtor Page Slevin … Read more

Vendor Spotlight: Heartwood Custom Woodworks

Heartwood Custom Woodworks truly embodies that no project is too large or too small. Each project is given full and exacting attention to detail – and when they promise something, they deliver. Heartwood is a go-to master carpentry company based … Read more

Customize It!

Did you know you can always custom-order your latest must-have from the Slifer Designs store? Our experienced sales staff know the latest trends but also can help you find what will look just right in your home – everything from … Read more

The Fabric of Our Lives

Working various fabrics into design – different textures, colors and materials – creates a welcoming, lively space. Vail Design at Altitude column By: Yvonne Jacobs Fabric adds luxurious finishing touches to your home. The fabric you choose, from window treatments … Read more

Light-Filled Dining Rooms

We are ready for the beach and this home, featured recently with Dering Hall, has us dreaming of a trip to the sea. This light-filled dining room overlooks the shores of Martha’s Vineyard. Obviously, there’s not a bad seat in … Read more

Outdoor Entertaining Inspiration

This patio and pool on Martha’s Vineyard designed by Andrea Georgopolis are positively dreamy – and Dering Hall thinks so too. We’re always thrilled to be featured with interior design pros from around the world. Ready, set, relax! Check out … Read more

At Home at the Beach

A beach home is a delicate balance of light, sea air and design.  Vail Design at Altitude column By: Frances Karsh The official start to summer is less than two months away, and since it’s snowy and rainy here, my mind … Read more

Finding the Right Builder Starts with Asking Questions

Vail Design at Altitude column By: Kim Toms We’ve all heard the horror stories about builders who take the money and run … luckily, we have many reputable, skilled general contractors here in Eagle County. A small valley combined with good … Read more

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