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Pantone Color of the Year 2020: Classic Blue

Whether you avidly follow or merely glance at Pantone’s Color of the Year each year, it is always interesting to see what is bound to pop up in trends all over the design and fashion industries. The analysis that goes behind each “Pantone Color of the Year” selection is certainly intriguing. This year’s “Pantone Color of the Year” is “Classic Blue.” As far as the color of the year selections we, at Kasia Karska Design (your go-to for Vail...

Vail 21 Pops of Color

Pops of Color Enhancing Design

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, color often enters the mind in the form of reds, pinks, and purples. So, what better way to usher in Valentine's Day this year than with a blog post dedicated to those cupid-centric pops of colors. Not to mention the use of color within interior design, in general. Over the years, Kasia Karska Design - a Vail interior designer, as well as a design-build firm - has often used pops of color...

Indoor/Outdoor Space

Kasia Karska, owner and lead designer of her eponymous firm Kasia Karska Design, has a trademark design that all of her clients have loved over the years: indoor/outdoor space. When designing and then building a home from the ground up, Kasia almost always incorporates a seamless transition from the indoor space to the outdoor space. Especially in the mountains of Colorado, with our beautiful weather in the spring/summer/fall and stunning views year-round, clients truly desire having accessible, well-designed outdoor spaces...

Renewable Energy: Solar

[caption id="attachment_169" align="alignnone" width="4032"] Solar panels we installed up at a Leadville fishing ranch project - these panels power the entire barn that is on the property.[/caption] Going green has been trending across multiple industries for awhile now, and with good reason. At KK Design, we love our environment and try to do our part to be a green-conscious and sustainably oriented company. That’s one of the reasons that our current ranch project in Leadville, Colorado is going to be 100%...

Hermès: A Perfect Example of the Fusion of Fashion + Design

Hermès is one of KK Design’s favorites. They have a wide assortment of impeccably designed pieces. They do bold and beautiful patterns. And their scarves, in particular, are irresistible to many. A great example of their elegant patterns and the exquisite work their artists do is seen in the “Baobab Cat Scarf,” as well as in their “Animaux Camoufles” wallpaper (both pictured below). Obviously, one is an accessory for your body and the other is an adornment for your wall. However,...

The Use of Vaastu Shastra + Feng Shui in Design

Vaastu shastra and feng shui play an active role in Kasia’s design techniques (KK Design's Owner and Senior Designer). When it comes to vaastu shastra and feng shui, she is a wealth of knowledge and seamlessly incorporates the principles into her projects. Whether a new build/custom home or a simple remodel, Kasia is very passionate about including both of these Eastern philosophies into her design work. And, because of her studies in vaastu shastra and feng shui, she adds a...