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Redefining Full Service: The Discovery Process

Nobody has a story quite like yours, so why should your home design mirror anyone else’s? At Slifer Designs, we focus our efforts on discovering who you are; on drawing inspiration from your life and incorporating it into each step … 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 >

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 >

Vail’s First Lady of Design

Beth Slifer was recognized in this month’s issue of Mountain Living for her design prowess – not to mention her influence in the mountain design community. She dishes on the past, present and future trends, and why good design is … 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 >


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 >

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 >

Talking Color with Vail Valley HOME Magazine

We love being included in Vail Valley Home magazine, especially when the topic is cheerful, saturated color. Read on to see how Andrea Georgopolis helped clients incorporate bold bursts of color in unexpected ways throughout a house in Vail, and how … Read more >

Stylish Rooftops

Spring is calling… and with the longer days, the bright blue sky and welcome sunshine, we are all searching for that perfect rooftop patio or deck. Dering Hall found such a patio in a project completed by Andrea Georgopolis in … Read more >

Sunny Escapes

Who’s not dreaming of escaping to summer sun right about now? We’ll add fuel to the dream with this sunny Florida escape from Dering Hall. Bright blue hues, inside and out, combined with interesting patterns only add to the escape … Read more >

Think Pink

Pink is in the air—have you seen the latest Dering Hall that shares refreshing pink accents? This turn-of-the-century home came to life under Frances Karsh’s impeccable design eye. We love the living room with pink lampshades Check out the full … Read more >

Nothing Shady Here

There’s a reason it’s called window dressing—look at these lovely shades that dress up not only a window but give the entire room a clean, polished look. Thanks to Dering Hall for noticing the shades in a Boston townhome designed … Read more >

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 … 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 … 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 … Read more >

Luxe special feature

Luxe with its special feature “Eye on Design” showcased Slifer Designs for the innovative use of materials in creative living spaces. This ski house, in particular, is hip and mountain modern with warm wood, expansive windows, cozy nooks, plush textures … Read more >

Country Chic Mountain Life

City life is fine… but come winter, who doesn’t want to escape to a cozy mountain retreat, so shares Dering Hall and Elle Décor. This updated log cabin is lovely with neutrals and pops of color, courtesy of the client’s … Read more >

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