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How to Choose a Floor Plan

At Kasia Karska Design, we are extremely passionate about ensuring that our clients are satisfied every step of the way. We take every measure to ensure that the client's vision is fully expressed. From the blueprints to full furnishings and interior design, our client’s goals and desires for their project breathe life into our technical ability and aesthetic craft. In the initial stages of a project, we will take purposeful measures in creating and honing in on the floor plan...


5 Ways to Add Natural Light in Homes

Achieving natural light in your living space is undoubtedly something worth striving for. After all, who wouldn't love the warm presence of sunshine in their home after a cold night or a long winter? Besides enhancing one’s mood, natural light in homes also cuts energy costs and enhances your health. Over time, many potential homebuyers in the Vail Valley have realized the benefits of incorporating natural light in their homes. And it is now a crucial consideration for individuals and families...

Shambala living room with statement piece floor-to-ceiling fireplace design

Eye-Catching, Cozy Fireplace Designs to Inspire

Autumn has definitely asserted its presence, especially up here in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. And with it comes vibrant aspen tree colors, snow kissing the tops of the peaks, and chilly evenings and mornings. With those chilly days, we’re spending more time indoors and more time near our fireplaces. So why not focus on fireplace designs that are awe-inspiring and functional? They will make you want to cozy up next to them all winter long! For any homeowner, a fireplace...

BJD custom home kitchen with barstools, countertop, windows backsplash all head on

Recent KKD “Design Insight” Features/Publications

We are proud to say we've been sought after to provide design insight and tips within many publications. Below is a list of a few of the more recent articles/publications in which Kasia Karska Design has appeared. There will be a small explanation of the topic of each publication, as well as the link to the article. That way if you want to explore the topic in more depth, you need look no further than here. Redfin Blog: "Create a...

Baan Jai Dee custom home entryway with stone, large format tile, metal, and wood

Transform your Home into a Sanctuary (7 Tips Included)

Who wouldn't want to have a home that is so incredibly tailored to their needs, so intentionally designed and styled in such a way that when you step foot in it, an immediate sigh of contentment escapes your lips? That's what happens when you transform your home into your own personal sanctuary. After all, most of us spend a lot of time within the walls of our home. We don't want things to feel thrown together or disorganized. We don’t...

The Lion Vail Condo Dining Room with Chandelier

Three Tips to Achieve Great Lighting

Lighting – it’s one of those things that you don’t necessarily notice much when it’s designed well and doing what it’s supposed to be doing. However, when it comes to bad lighting or a lack of lighting, the issues tend to be overtly obvious. That’s why it is so crucial to take advantage of the expertise of someone who has seen countless lighting scenarios and knows just what your space needs are in order to both maximize natural light, as...

The Lion Classic Blue Bedroom

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...