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    Melissa Greenauer Modernizes a Mountain Chalet in Vail's Lodge Tower

    Posted by Janie Viehman on April 11, 2015 in Featured Projects

    Greenauer Design Group Shows Timeless and Comfortable Style

    The art of personalized design is a skill Melissa Greenauer of Greenauer Design Group has mastered and continues to utilize in all of her projects, and her recent endeavor, a mountain chalet located on the fourth floor of Vail's Lodge Tower building, is no exception.  Using carefully selected materials and design elements, Melissa meticulously completed the space using a timeless and comfortable style to complement the client’s...

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    Slifer Designs Revamps Prominent Union Station Condo

    Posted by Janie Viehman on February 27, 2015 in Featured Projects

    Andrea Georgopolis Creates Modern Design in Downtown Denver

    When Slifer Designs Project Manager Andrea Georgopolis was asked to design longtime client Susan Frampton’s home in the up-and-coming Union Station neighborhood of downtown Denver she knew she was in for something special.

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    Casey St. John Interiors Creates Contemporary Design in Austin

    Posted by Janie Viehman on January 26, 2015 in Featured Projects

    A Modern Texas Transformation

    "Architecturally beautiful but a bit stark for the owner" – that's how Vail interior designers Amy Casey and Courtney St. John of Casey St. John Interiors described their client's Austin, Texas home before they collaborated to design something special. Since the client was looking to turn her home into a place that was modern and inviting, Amy used "a soft color palette, lots of texture, and an eclectic mix of art to complement and take some of the harder edge...

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    Martha's Vineyard

    Posted by Larry Stone on August 2, 2014 in Featured Projects

     

    Andrea Georgopolis of Slifer Designs

    In 2010 Andrea went back to her Massachusetts roots to work on a client’s house in Martha's Vineyard. Her clients owned a home for many years before bulldozing it and working with Andrea and a local architect to build their dream beach home.

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    Vail's Studio80 and Villa Cortina Remodel

    Posted by Janie Viehman on April 28, 2014 in Featured Projects

     

    Creating A Modern Cabin In Vail

    What started out as a three-bedroom, top-floor condo with an old school 1970s look is now a modern, four-bedroom condo with flair thanks to architect Russell Gies and Studio 80 Interior Design principal Tracie Schumacher. After Gies transformed the stairwell “air space” adjacent to the homeowners’ condo into a desired fourth bedroom, Schumacher went to work on a “high-modern design with mountain flair.”

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    Navajo Rugs Inspire Kelli Holtz of Holtz Design Studio

    Posted by Janie Viehman on April 7, 2014 in Featured Projects

     

    The Mesa Collection Meets Cordillera

    Kelli Holtz of Holtz Design Studio works in unison with The Scarab in order to create the perfect space for her Cordillera clients. As the project progresses, Kelli explains, "Sometimes finding the perfect rug is like finding a needle in a haystack.  For this discerning client, the needle was extra small and the haystack was extra large" The prize winning needle ended up being a beautiful navajo inspired design from The Mesa Collection by New Moon Rugs.

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    Vail Mountain Haus Interior Design

    Posted by Janie Viehman on February 14, 2014 in Featured Projects

     

    Interior Design By Darlene Daugherty Enterprise

    Built in 1970, Vail’s Mountain Haus is nestled along Gore Creek at the Covered Bridge in the heart of Vail Village. Offering luxury condominium hotel accommodations adjacent to world-class skiing, dining and shopping, Mountain Haus is the highest-rated (LQA) condominium property in Vail Village or Lionshead. In addition to the location and amenities, what elevates Mountain Haus above the rest is the unique lobby decor created by designer...

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    An Approachable Home in Snowmass Colorado

    Posted by Larry Stone on January 2, 2014 in Featured Projects

     

    Yvonne Jacobs of Slifer Designs

    After designing three houses with Slifer Designs, Mark and Julie Filler decided to hire the firm again to work on their vacation home. This time they wanted their home to “pass the soft test” so they enlisted Slifer President Yvonne Jacobs to work on their 5,500 square-foot Snowmass residence.  

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    Darlene Daugherty Designs a Vail Condo Remodel

    Posted by Janie Viehman on December 27, 2013 in Featured Projects

     

    Starting from Scratch in This East Vail Mountain Home

    Designing a remodeled mountain home in East Vail all the way from Louisville, Kentucky might have been difficult for some client/designer teams, but that wasn’t the case with Grace Poganski and designer Darlene Daugherty. Although Grace and her husband Greg currently live in Lousiville, they purchased a Vail condo in East Vail that will eventually become their main home. Having lived in the Vail Valley before, Grace knew what she was...

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    Basso Interiors Combines Two Units Into One Vail Condo

    Posted by Janie Viehman on December 19, 2013 in Featured Projects

     

    From the Creative Office of Residential and Hospitality Designer Elizabeth Basso

    In addition to high-end residential interior design, Elizabeth Phelan Basso has also worked in high-end hospitality design for the last six years. Located in Vail, the Austria Haus Club Condos and common spaces were done by Elizabeth, as well as a spectacular project at Arrabelle in Lionshead.

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