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A LOFTY VISION Subtle architectural updates and a harmonious palette of finishes make a small Aspen condo feel as expansive as its surroundings. Architecture by GRW Architecture Interior Design by Bob Mayer, Bomar Builders

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SLOPESIDE SLEEK A beautiful palette of natural materials gives a dated Aspen home a sophisticated new look. (You won’t find an inch of drywall here.) Architecture by Zone 4 Architects

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HOME OF THE YEAR: ROOM FOR GRAND GESTURES Perched slopeside in the mountains of Vail, Colorado, our 2010 Home of the Year combines a stately mix of rustic luxury and mountain-modern style for a fresh take on high-country design. Architecture by K.H. Webb Architects Interior Design by Rinfret, Ltd.

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SHOPPING A Seasonal Setting A shimmery mix of tabletop pieces—plus a few design pros’ expert advice for creating a festive spread—will help your holiday table shine.

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INSIDER’S GUIDE Holidays Away If you’re hitting the road for the holidays, consider these highcountry destinations, from guest ranches to resorts, that make it easy to celebrate in style.

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GET THE LOOK: HOME OF THE YEAR Love the effortless mix of natural beauty and glam touches in our Home of the Year? Make the look your own with this inspired selection of sophisticated pieces.

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HOUSE OF THE MOMENT More than 800 acres of ranch land, a restored horse barn and a new four-bedroom main residence are just a few of the things you’ll love about Aspen Valley Ranch in Woody Creek, Colorado.

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ne great delight of working at Mountain Living is the opportunity we the staff have to look inside some of the high country’s most beautiful and memorable homes. That’s why every one of us looks forward to July, when the entries for our annual Home of the Year contest start filling our mailbox. This year, the “Home of the Year” shelf of my bookcase, which in previous years was capacious enough to hold all the entries, overflowed several weeks before the deadline. Each year during judging, we pore over hundreds of photos of mountain homes—some rustic, some modern, some grand and opulent, some small and sustainable, from the shores of Lake Tahoe to the ski slopes in Whistler to the foothills of New Mexico’s Sangre de Cristos. And while we’re only able to choose one winner, the contest introduces us to homes, architects and designers we’ll often go on to feature in upcoming issues of Mountain Living. Last year, we discovered San Francisco-based interior designer Charles de Lisle, whose first foray into high-country home design took top honors—and showed all of us a fresh take on the traditional mountain-home vernacular. And in this year’s Home of the Year in Vail (on page 66), we discover what happens when Greenwich, Connecticut-based interior designer Cindy Rinfret turns her creative eye to Colorado’s high country. For more than 20 years, Cindy has been creating her classic Greenwich style for a roster of highprofile clients (Tommy Hilfiger, Regis Philbin, to name a few), so it’s fun to see how she integrates those Eastern influences with design elements that reflect Colorado’s natural beauty: a bed made from birch trees, a rock-crystal chandelier that calls to mind organic ice formations, and a color palette inspired by the mountain views. I hope the story of how Cindy and Colorado architect Kyle Webb made choices and met challenges, decided on materials and furnishings, and most importantly, created an environment that is both beautiful and livable for a family of four, will offer you as many design ideas as it has for me. And I hope that next year, photos of your mountain home might find their way onto my “Home of the Year” shelf. You’ll find complete contest rules and next year’s deadline at www.mountainliving.com. Best wishes,

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BARCLAY BUTERA, Barclay Butera Home Park City, Utah barclaybutera.com

“Christmas for me, like so many other Americans, is a time of reminiscence; holiday traditions from childhood play such a role in how we celebrate. When I was a child my grandparents owned a holly farm and we would go and gather masses of greenery and berries for my mom. I still love to embellish my holiday table with an abundance of freshly cut holly, as well as multi-level silver hurricanes and crisp white candles surrounded by spicy rose hips. My linen choices vary depending on if I’m in Newport Beach or Los Angeles, but when I’m in Park City, I love a rich, classic plaid. It shows off my beloved Vietri Bellezza dishes, and I complement everything with vintage silver, crystal and mercury-glass goblets.” PRODUCT PICK: Nickel Rim Glass Hurricanes by Williams-Sonoma Home, wshome.com

ROBYN WOODHALL, Towne Interiors and Design Missoula, Montana towneinteriors.com

“I’m kind of a simple girl when it comes to place settings. My way of making a holiday table special is by adding a sense of history. I love mixing old with new: my grandma’s silver or my mom’s pewter candlesticks mixed with my own simple touches. I prefer natural elements, great linens and lots of candlelight. Sometimes I’ll put votives or flowers in small hurricanes all over the table and send one home with each guest. Small vases are inexpensive and available at every crafts store. Fill them with seasonal flowers, wrap raffia or ribbon around each one and attach a tiny card telling each guest why he or she is special to you.” PRODUCT PICK: Match Convivio White Butter Dome, match1995.com “There is something so timeless and elegant about this collection, and it works with any setting, traditional or modern. ‘Please pass the butter?’ No more. I Iove these individual butter domes!”

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“These simple cylindrical hurricanes trimmed with nickel are the quintessential vessel for festive fillers and crisp white candles. They come in a range of sizes, which allows me to dress the table in various heights with perfect symmetry.”

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“The holidays are all about festivities and sparkle. This is the time of year to bring out the fancy tableware. Start with a few of your favorite things. If you don’t have fabulous dishware yet, the Balcons du Guadalquivir china by Hermès is gorgeous for the holidays! If your dishware is ornate, go with a simple but colorful tablecloth, runner and placemat. Then layer, layer, layer. This is the time of year when more is more! Add bowls of ornaments to the table and/or garland, then top off each plate with a small gift.” PRODUCT PICK: Hermès Balcons du Guadalquivir dinnerware, at replacements.com “This pattern is just perfect for the holidays. The colors remind me of a candy cane!” ●


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1. ENCANTADO, Tesuque, New Mexico A member of luxe Auberge Resorts, this contemporary adobe-style resort just outside of Santa Fe features 65 low-slung casitas with wood-burning kivas, luxurious beds and bathtubs made for two. Spend your holiday indulging in the Mountain Spirit Purification treatment at the spa, followed by dinner at Terra. Check out the Southwest Santa Package, and ring in the New Year at Betty’s Bar. encantadoresort.com, 877-262-4666 >>

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6. BIG EZ LODGE, Big Sky, Montana Situated in the mountains a few ridges over from Big Sky Resort, the Big EZ is the perfect holiday hideout. Within the grand timber lodge, 12 guest rooms are done up with native log beams, stone fireplaces, faux-fur quilts, wooly bear-shaped footstools and bathrooms with spa showers. At mealtime, the kitchen turns out everything from blueberry pancakes to pan-seared red deer. Soaks in the hillside pool are a must. bigezlodge.com, 877-244-3299 7. RESORT AT SQUAW CREEK, Lake Tahoe, California The base of world-class ski resort Squaw Valley USA is the setting for this dramatic ski-in/ski-out destination, which has recently undergone a $53-million renovation. Rooms and suites offer all the comforts of home (and then some), and perks include a heated pool, an ice rink and a full-service spa. Ristorante Montagna and the Gingerbread Village are home base for holiday cheer. squawcreek.com, 800-327-3353 8. SUN VALLEY LODGE, Sun Valley, Idaho Celebrating the holidays comes naturally at this historic family-friendly gem, where 148 rooms are done up with cheerful French Country furnishings. Festive activities include a 75th anniversary ice show, a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, carolers, fine dining at Gretchen’s restaurant and celebrations at the Duchin Lounge. sunvalleyresort.com, 800-786-8259 ●

{ insider’s tip } Check event calendars at ski areas around the West for holiday torchlight parades, which traditionally take place on-mountain on Christmas Eve (in Squaw Valley, Sun Valley, Taos and Telluride) and New Year’s Eve (in Breckenridge, Jackson, Steamboat and Vail). Some resorts may let you sign up to join in.


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MOUNTAIN HOUSE Dream Catcher Trail Residence Steamboat Springs

NATURAL INSTINCTS The Dream Catcher Trail residence is a timber-frame mountain lodge with an eclectic twist that responds to its owners’ tastes. The home features a blend of timber, stone elements, copper windows and reclaimed siding. There are two existing ponds on the property that inform the shape of the home, which bridges the bodies of water. The ponds are utilized for geothermal heating and cooling throughout the house. Vertical Arts Architecture sited the home to capture the surrounding vistas, and took care to fashion connections between the indoor and outdoor spaces. The team at Vertical Arts works with clients to create designs that are unique to each project. They offer architecture, landscape architecture and interior design services, providing a comprehensive solution tailored to the owners’ needs. The design team listens closely to clients and navigates them through the design and construction process. The end result is a timeless, sustainable realization of the client’s vision. The firm focuses on environmental principles of site design, as well as utilizing renewable resources, sustainable materials and energy efficient systems. Vertical Arts offers a unique balance between the artistic and functional aspects of home design. Visit www.vertical-arts.com or call 970.871.0056

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PROJECT OVERVIEW ARCHITECTURE Vertical Arts Architecture INTERIOR DESIGN Home on the Range GENERAL CONTRACTOR Fairview Construction, Inc. STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Engineering Design Works A/V CONTROL SYSTEM Conundrum Technologies APPLIANCES Mountain High Appliance CABINETRY Rustic Woodworks, Inc. DRYWALL Huyser Drywall ELECTRICAL Steamboat Electric, Inc. FIREPLACES Hot Stuff FRAMING Duryea Construction GARAGE DOORS Alpine Garage Door HARDWARE Lee’s Keys INTERIOR DOORS Sun Mountain Door LIGHTING The Light Center LANDSCAPE I-Design LIGHTNING PROTECTION National Lightning Protection Corporation LUMBER Alpine Lumber MASONRY Alpine Masonry MECHANICAL Installation Emerald Mountain Sheet Metal PAINTING Two Rivers Painting PLUMBING Timberline Plumbing RADIANT HEAT FLOORING & GEOTHERMAL Simply Radiant Heating, Inc. ROOFING TRC Roofing SIDING & SHINGLES Sprenger Midwest SPECIALTY DOORS Scottsdale Art Factory STUCCO S & R Stucco and Plastering TELECOMMUNICATIONS Northwest Data Services TRIM Stillwater WINDOWS JELD-WEN WOOD FLOORING McPherson Hardwood RADIANT HEAT Subfloor Warmboard STONE SUPPLIER Caveman Stone Supply TIMBER FRAME CONTRACTOR Three Elements Timberworks

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THE LIGHT CENTER Family-owned for 39 years, The Light Center gives customers access to one of the world’s largest selections of lighting and fans. A 13,000 square-foot showroom displaying hundreds of fixtures and a staff of experienced lighting consultants make it the premier choice for lighting in the industry. The Light Center can deliver ready-made and custom lighting solutions to homes and businesses nationwide. At Dream Catcher Trail, designer Tricia Hauan worked with the owner and interior designer to design and select lighting that highlighted the home’s art and architecture, and create a warm, well-lit space. Visit www.lightcenterinc.com or call 970.226.3430 for more information.

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HOME ON THE RANGE Home on the Range is an interior design firm based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado that specializes in new construction and renovation projects. The design team uses its years of nationwide experience to help bring each client’s vision to life. For the Dream Catcher Trail home, interior designer Susan Howard integrated the rusticity of a classic Western lodge with a more refined backdrop in order to showcase the homeowners’ collection of European antiques. Visit www.homeontherangeinteriors.com or call 970.870.6777 for more information.


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WARMBOARD RADIANT

Warmboard offers a comfortable, responsive and energy-smart radiant heating source for the home. The sustainably designed Warmboard system works by conducting heat from a waterfilled tube to the surface of the floor, which then radiates heat to the entire room, providing clean indoor air quality. This highly conductive design uses lower water temperatures than other radiant systems, which translates to cost savings and allows Warmboard to be used with any floor covering. Be sure to ask about Jeffrey Campbell, the Hydronic Comfort Specialist from Simply Radiant Heat, who utilizes his expertise with Warmboard to deliver high-quality design and installation of radiant heating systems. Visit www.warmboard.com or call 877.338.5493 for

The artisans at Rustic Woodworks bring decades of experience to their craft. Based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, they design, build, finish and install a variety of interior wood elements in homes across Colorado and the West. Their custom projects – many of which are designed with reclaimed wood - range from kitchen cabinetry, libraries and bars, to closets, doors, furnishings and more. Call 970.879.5743 or e-mail rusticwd@springsips.com

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THREE ELEMENTS TIMBERWORKS For the team at Three Elements Timberworks, doing business is all about relationships. Working with owners, architects, engineers and contractors who all have the same goal of creating a high-quality home makes even the most challenging project something that can be rewarding and enjoyable. From its ofďŹ ce and shop in Lafayette, Colorado, the company designs, engineers and fabricates heavy timber products from materials including solid timbers, engineered lumber and steel weldments. These timbers and trusses are then installed as structural and decorative elements in high-end residential homes and commercial buildings across the country. Three Elements uses 3D solid modeling to create highly detailed designs that are used during milling, assembly and installation. These signature designs and shop drawings are exclusive to Three Elements, ensuring that your design will be one of a kind. Visit www.threeelements.com or call 303.664.1946 for more information.


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2 With a 13,000-square-foot showroom and more than 180 product lines, family-owned The Light Center gives customers access to a large selection of lighting and fans.

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3 Home on the Range is an interior design firm based in Steamboat Springs, with new construction and renovation projects throughout the region. www.homeontherangeinteriors.com / 970.870.6777

4 Warmboard Radiant Subfloor is a whole-home floor heating system that provides high conductivity and can be installed over any type of floor covering.

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5 Rustic Woodworks designs, builds, finishes and installs a variety of interior wood elements in homes across Colorado and the West. rusticwd@springsips.com / 970.879.5743

6 Three Elements Timberworks designs, engineers and fabricates heavy timber materials, including solid and heavy timber, engineered lumber and steel weldments. www.threeelements.com / 303.664.1946

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SUBTLE ARCHITECTURAL UPDATES AND A HARMONIOUS PALETTE OF FINISHES AND FURNISHINGS MAKE A SMALL ASPEN CONDO FEEL AS EXPANSIVE AS ITS SURROUNDINGS

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Aspen Mountain rises just beyond the living room, where paddle-style fans driven by leather belts are suspended from a 15-foot-high ceiling clad in rusted corrugated steel. Low-key furniture from American Leather provides comfortable seating, and a cabinet from Pottery Barn conceals a 52-inch LCD TV from Sharp. The dry-stacked stone fireplace showcases a fresco-on-linen painting by John Schuyler.

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The entry foyer establishes the rustic-yet-polished look that flows throughout the condo, with knotty-alder wood finishes, mirrored walls, and floor insets of flamed gray marble. Above a small wood-and-leather seat from Restoration Hardware are simply framed black-and-white photos from the owner’s family archives, a theme repeated in other rooms.

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INTERIOR DESIGN BY BOB MAYER, BOMAR BUILDERS

“I HAD A VISION,” SAYS BOB MAYER OF THE IMPETUS FOR HIS DRAMATIC TRANSFORMATION of a 1,170-square-foot condominium in Aspen, Colorado. Driven by that vision, Mayer turned the residence—located within 25 feet of the Little Nell run and Aspen’s gondola—from a cramped and cluttered 1970s-style cliché in shades of green and maroon to a surprisingly spacious modern mountain retreat. The compact space now feels much larger than its dimensions thanks to the skillful work of Mayer, owner and president of Bomar Builders in Deerfield Beach, Florida, a firm that specializes in “very high-end” oceanfront homes. Collaborating with architect George R. Winne of GRW Architecture in Carbondale, Colorado, and Delray Beach, Florida, and builder Steve Smith of Steve Smith Construction in Aspen, Mayer served as his own interior designer, selecting a palette of finishes and furnishings that function with contemporary ease while subtly referencing the Rocky Mountain region’s mining past. Before those design elements could be applied, however, Mayer and his team embarked upon a series of structural changes to make the condo live larger despite its compact footprint. They began by rebuilding the loft that juts out above the kitchen, supporting its new plank floor with exposed Glulam beams. As a result, the cooking space’s ceiling height was raised from 7 to almost 8 feet. “A couple of inches here and a couple of inches there,” says Mayer, “can make all the difference in the world.” >> 61


At the point where living room, kitchen and foyer meet, the condo’s original spiral staircase, which was sandblasted down to its raw-steel surface, rises to the loft. There, collapsing pocket doors close all along steel-grid handrails to turn the space into a self-contained bedroom suite.

In each of the home’s two main bedrooms, Mayer gave up one foot of width in order to expand the adjoining baths. This small change enabled him to add a large tub/shower combination to the master bathroom and a walk-in shower with bench to the other. “Now the baths don’t feel tight,” he observes, noting that the bedrooms still comfortably accommodate queen-size beds. Mayer also reconfigured the size and position of a half-bath in the loft, turning it into a full bath. Now, when the loft’s newly installed pocket doors are rolled out along the railing, the space becomes a self-contained suite that comfortably sleeps two. Those barn-style pocket doors blend harmoniously with other new finishes and details that evoke the region’s traditional vernacular. The entry foyer, for example, is lined with wooden columns and mirrors designed to recall a mineshaft. But instead of feeling constricting, this hallway opens up to the living area, which was given a matching grid of columns and knotty alder paneling that are reflected in the mirrors, visually doubling the space. Subtle trompe l’oeil effects continue throughout the condo’s bedrooms and bathrooms. The walls of the master bathroom, for example, feature real knotty-alder columns that frame large horizontal porcelain tiles designed to resemble the sort of rusted-steel plates you might find on a mine’s retaining wall. The guest bathroom’s walk-in shower also tricks the eye with tile that looks remarkably like wood planks. “They look rough, but they’re very smooth,” Mayer notes. The surfaces he chose hew to warm earth tones that blend with the home’s furniture and accessories of natural wood, leather and antiqued metal, as well as touches of rubbed hair-on cowhide. “Everything ties in and blends with everything else,” Mayer explains. “Nothing ever calls attention to itself. Keeping the space flowing visually in this way keeps it feeling spacious.” And, you could well add, it brings Bob Mayer’s vision to full fruition. ●

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In the main-level master bedroom, a queen-size bed from American Leather harmonizes with an antique leather dresser styled to resemble a steamer trunk. Two-tone gray wool carpeting, gray-toned Ralph Lauren bedding and a faux-fur throw from Pottery Barn keep the palette subtle.

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SLOPESIDE SLEEK ARCHITECTS BILL POLLOCK AND DYLAN JOHNS USE DOUGLAS FIR VENEER, WENGE WOOD, BRAZILIAN SLATE TILE—AND NOT AN INCH OF DRYWALL—TO GIVE A DATED ASPEN HOME A SOPHISTICATED NEW LOOK

“A MOUNTAIN-MODERN AESTHETIC WASN’T SOMETHING WE SET OUT TO CREATE. It just happened,” says architect Bill Pollock of the home he and his business partner, architect Dylan Johns, renovated at the base of Aspen’s Smuggler Mountain. “If you look at the space, it’s really very traditional with a traditional palette of materials. But we used those materials cleanly, so it comes across as modern.” In this living room, they began the transformation by adding square footage to the existing space. “The corner we’re looking into here used to be an outdoor deck,” says Pollock. “It’s an odd corner, so the expansion was a bit of an engineering feat. The long diagonal beam is actually a piece of steel that we wrapped with wenge wood.” The wenge beams’ rich hue contrasts strikingly with the honey-colored Douglas fir veneer that sheaths the walls and ceiling. “There’s no drywall,” says Pollock. “Everything has been finished.” The floors appear to be concrete but are in fact covered with a Brazilian slate tile, selected for its uniform color and very tight fit. “It’s one of those things that can come across as very cold and industrial; you can go too far in that direction,” says Pollock. “But by bringing in some woods and other natural materials, we really warmed it up. That’s what mountainmodern design is all about.”

ACHIEVING MORE WITH LESS With views like these—and the windows to capture them—the key to a great design is keeping things simple: CREATE A NEUTRAL BACKDROP Use color in a way that will give you flexibility in the future. Choose neutral tones for big furniture pieces and go bold with the accessories, which you can easily switch out later. In a room like this one that gets lots of direct sunlight, neutral hues will age more gracefully too, while bold colors may become washed out and flat. Don’t be married to the idea of pattern, either. Here, simple and sleek leather upholstery lets the furniture’s silhouettes stand out. DON’T BE AFRAID OF LIGHT-COLORED CARPETS They offer a versatile backdrop and feel fresh with any color palette. Choose wool, which ages especially well. Its texture and resilience allow it to resist soiling, clean easily and recover well from heavy traffic. When it’s time for a cleaning, simple, natural steam-cleaning—done by a professional—is best. MAKE YOUR SEATING MULTI-PURPOSE Simple stools like the pair pictured here can do triple duty. Use them as seats, ottomans, or easy-to-move cocktail tables (for added stability, try topping one with a decorative tray). ACHIEVE BALANCE When choosing furniture, check out its legs. Then consider all the pieces that will live in the room. You don’t want everything to be too solid or too leggy; the right mix will feel anchored but not too heavy. ●

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KYLE WEBB AND CINDY RINFRET TEAM UP TO CREATE A FRESH TAKE ON HIGH-COUNTRY DESIGN IN THE MOUNTAINS OF VAIL, COLORADO

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THIS PAGE: The fireplace stands sentry at the end of the entranceway, a nod to the floor plan of the 1960s home that once stood on this property. “The Juliet balcony starts to bring the scale down before you get to the living room,” architect Kyle Webb says. OPPOSITE: A custommade rock-crystal chandelier from HB Home in Greenwich, Conn., is the crowning jewel in the comfortable living room. “It’s a great balance with some of the exposed stone in the house,” interior designer Cindy Rinfret says. “The mixture of the icicle rock crystals with iron is like jeans and a silk shirt.”

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ARCHITECTURE BY K.H. WEBB ARCHITECTS

n this 10,000-square-foot home tucked into the mountains in Vail, soaring ceilings, big, bold lighting and breathtaking views add drama and glamour to the relaxed, artfully designed spaces. Interior designer Cindy Rinfret of Greenwich, Conn.-based Rinfret, Ltd. collaborated with architect Kyle Webb of K.H. Webb Architects in Vail on this seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom slopeside retreat, making Mountain Living’s 2010 Home of the Year a stately mix of rustic luxury and mountain-modern style.

MOUNTAIN LIVING: Tell us about your goals for this project. The result is such a fresh look—not your typical mountain home.

KYLE WEBB: The homeowners bought this property with an

existing house on it; it was one of the original houses in Vail, built in 1962. The goal, initially, was to renovate the home and reuse as much as we could. But when we got into it, we realized we just couldn’t accomplish what they wanted. At that point, we were working based on the floor plan of the existing house, which we ended up tearing down. So the floor plan of the entry hall and the living room of this house is actually the plan from the old house. We moved the new house a bit—rotating it so we could get better views—but it has a bit of memory of the original house. >>

THIS PAGE: The glassed-in dining room is cantilevered over the deck and pool, maximizing the mountain views. OPPOSITE: “In this house, there’s some serious lighting,” says the homeowner. The dining room’s rock-crystal chandelier by Fuse Lighting is one of her favorite fixtures.

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ML: How nice to have that nod to history. KW: This was the homeowners’ first foray into contemporary

design, and they didn’t want to go too far with it. I think a little bit of Craftsman flair, which is rooted in Asian influences, was comfortable for them to consider. CINDY RINFRET: As you get a little bit older, you want your home

to be more streamlined, a bit less fussy. This house is really the epitome of who the homeowners are at this point. It truly reflects them, their lifestyle and their casual elegance. ML: The home has a lot of polish, but it’s also very approachable. How did you keep the designed spaces feeling intimate? CR: A lot of it has to do with scale. In this house, it was a little bit more difficult to deal with the scale of things, like the spectacular drama of the entry hall. I believe it’s something like 11 or 12 feet wide and 42 feet high, which makes it challenging to create that intimate feel. 70

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THIS PAGE: A bed made of birch trees was custom-built by Diane Ross of Rustic Furniture to perfectly fit in the master bedroom. Nearly five years ago, the homeowner saw a photo of a similar bed in a magazine. “I held onto it and when we started designing this home, I told Cindy, ‘That’s the bed I want,’” she says. “It’s gutsy, it’s unique, the scale of it is outrageous,” Rinfret says.

We spent a lot of time finding light fixtures that were the right scale and the right proportion and that made some of these spaces a little less grand. The homeowners wanted views, so they had these long, beautiful windows, but you still want the rooms to feel cozy. I think the lighting plays a large part in that. ML: We want to hear all about those gorgeous light fixtures. There’s a harmony to the collection, but each one is so distinctive. CR: It was quite a challenge to find light fixtures that were as

unique as the house. For instance, I would never have thought of bringing crystal into this house at all, but the rock-crystal chandelier in the living room was kind of the stepping stone for the whole house. When I saw it, it looked like icicles that had fallen off of a ledge. They’re big and chunky, and the scale is very bold. You wouldn’t think of mixing rusted iron with rock crystal, but the gutsiness of that is what this house is all about. >>


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THIS PAGE: In the master bathroom, a spacious his-and-hers shower echoes the glassed-in dining room extending from the home’s exterior. “It feels like it’s cantilevered in the room,” Rinfret says. The “New Growth” branch chandelier from CP Lighting in Milwaukee, Wis., is custom. The sculptural “Spoon” tub, by Agape, is “like art in the window,” designer Cindy Rinfret says. The spherical “Sorenson” lantern is by Remains Lighting.

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Incorporating a Motif

Motifs lend cohesion to a space. When used subtly, they unite a room’s disparate elements, creating a pleasantly—seemingly professionally—balanced interior design scheme. In the master suite, it’s branches, which bring life and interest to the distinctive canopy bed and bedside lamp, as well as the bathroom’s twiggy chandelier and ethereal curtains. In the kitchen and breakfast nook, it’s squares and rectangles, which add cornered consistency to the pendant lights over the island, the camel-colored barstools and benches, the custom table and the quilt-like rug. But before you rev up your chainsaw to create a branch theme of your own, bear in mind that motifs are not one-size-fits-all.

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“People will call me up and say, ‘Can you tell me the paint color in this one room?’ And I’ll say, ‘Well, the paint color is only as good as the environment it’s in,’” interior designer Cindy Rinfret explains. “A lot of the repeated shapes really had to do with the strength of the architecture. They felt very natural in this space, and that’s why they work.” In other words, use these pages as inspiration. Then take a good look at your own home and its surroundings—the colors, shapes and textures in your home’s finishes and outside your windows—and decide which elements you’d like to accentuate. “A lot of the decisions have to do with the context,” Rinfret says.


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BELOW: Squares and rectangles reign supreme in the breakfast nook, which holds a custom-designed table by Gravino Furniture and camel-colored Christian Liagre “Velin Benches” from Holly Hunt. The right angles are offset by the gyroscope-like “Atlas” lantern from Holly Hunt and ephemeral “Bolero” sheers from Zimmer & Rohde.

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ABOVE: Custom walnut cabinets and commercial-grade appliances arm this kitchen for entertaining. The glass tiles on the backsplash are from Ann Sacks. The pair of cube pendant lamps over the island is from Holly Hunt. “Mixing up the materials in the kitchen—granite and stainless-steel countertops, a glass-tile backsplash—makes the design more interesting and more fun,” the homeowner says.

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EMILY MINTON REDFIELD

This chic bedroom belongs to a daughter who is now nearly 19 years old, so “we didn’t need a babyish, girly room,” says the homeowner. “This was designed to stand the test of time.” White flannel curtains inspired the room’s wintery design. “The cut-outs look like snowflakes,” Rinfret says. A custom-designed, oversized modern canopy bed draws the eye up to the beamed ceiling. A cozy sofa with nailhead detail is custom, and the “Visconti” cabinet is from Bungalow 5.

“THIS HOUSE IS REALLY THE EPITOME OF WHO THE HOMEOWNERS ARE AT THIS POINT. IT TRULY REFLECTS THEM, THEIR LIFESTYLE AND THEIR CASUAL ELEGANCE.” ML: Speaking of gutsiness, tell us about that amazing bed in the master bedroom. CR: Those are actual birch trees. The trees were trimmed inside the room so that they reach right up to the peak of the ceiling. Literally, a guy was in there with a chainsaw cutting the tops of them to fit the room. How often does that happen, right? ML: It should happen more often if you end up with dramatic results like that. But what about the drama outside: How did you design the home to measure up to those magnificent mountain views?

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KW: We played with the form and added grandiose transitions to it. You enter into great spaces, but as you transition out of those spaces, the scale comes down. The dining room, for example, which is cantilevered off the north side of the house, is a glass room that has an intimate scale of its own. CR: And the color scheme is sort of inside-outside. Because

of the views and the way Kyle sited the house on the property, we wanted it to feel like there was a unity between the “organicness” outside and the inside of the house. I think Kyle did that very well with the materials palette—the stone, the beams and the wood. When you have really great architecture, you don’t have to over-gild it. >>


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The home’s contemporary façade— featuring stone and weathered CORTEN steel—has “a little bit of Craftsman flair, which is rooted in Asian influences,” Webb says. Flanking the entry, “there are massive stones that we incorporated into the design to really ground the house.” From this vantage, the homeowner’s love of great lighting fixtures is particularly evident. “It makes such a difference when you walk into a home where the lighting is front and center,” she says. “Without it, a space just doesn’t feel as warm.”

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THE BEAUTY OF

Handcrafted Details

CUSTOM-DESIGNED AND HANDMADE FIXTURES AND FURNISHINGS ARE THE ULTIMATE LUXURY, AND THE 2010 HOME OF THE YEAR IS FULL OF SUCH ONE-OF-A-KIND TOUCHES. HERE ARE A FEW OF THE DESIGN TEAM’S FAVORITE THINGS:

HOMEOWNER

ARCHITECT

INTERIOR DESIGNER

Kyle Webb

Cindy Rinfret

CUSTOM FRONT DOOR by K.H. Webb

CUSTOM ROCK-CRYSTAL CHANDELIER by HB Home of

Architects, Vail, Colo. “It’s made of walnut with zinc panels near the glass. The sense of arrival that front door creates couldn’t have been better.” EXTERIOR ENTRY LIGHTS by Ironstone

Lighting, Eagle, Colo. “When you arrive in the evening, this whole entry is glowing and it’s just majestic.”

Greenwich, Conn. “It’s gutsy, it’s unique, and the scale of it is outrageous.” CUSTOM BIRCH-TREE BED by Rustic Furniture of Willow Creek, Mont. “It feels so natural in this house without being corny—and it could have gone either way.”

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ENTRY HALL TABLE by Burgess Fine

Woodworking of Eagle, Colo., and Mark Ditzler Glass Studio of Seattle, Wash. “I saw a similar table online and loved it, so I asked a local craftsman to reinterpret it for me.” BAR TOP by Burgess Fine Woodworking

of Eagle, Colo. “This bar is unbelievable. I love that the wood looks so natural.” ●

For a guide to this home’s products and pros, visit mountainliving.com.

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GET THE LOOK Love the effortless mix of natural beauty and glam touches in our 2010 Home of the Year? If you want to create a similar look in your own space, start here, with this collection of distinctive pieces that jibe well for a look of natural sophistication.

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Delicate meets dramatic in the rock-crystal chandelier (p. 66) that presides over the living room in our Home of the Year. For a similar effect, try the Flowerfall Chandelier by Oly Studio; its cascading strands of cast-resin flowers are like the ephemeral arms of a weeping willow. Turn the light on and enjoy the warm, dramatic glow. olystudio.com

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David Stine Woodworking offers a new take on natural with the Pine Cant Bench, a solid block of hand-planed white pine set atop two black walnut runners. Pair the bench’s beautiful grain with clean-lined, glossy pieces and you’ll achieve the nature-dressed-up look à la the grand entryway (p. 67). stinewoodworking.com

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If you think the nailhead-studded chest in the bedroom on page 74 is to die for (like we do), then you’ll love the Vendome Pois Chest of Drawers by Italian furniture purveyor Nella Vetrina: its gracefully contoured white-lacquered wood goes glam with a swirl of sparkling Swarovski crystals and chromeplated diamond knobs. nellavetrina.com

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Admiring the gyroscope-inspired light fixture (p. 73) in the home’s casual dining space? This iteration is its fancier counterpart. The Kate Lantern by Circa Lighting, a sculpture of aged iron and antique brass, is part medieval, part contemporary— and sure to make a statement. circalighting.com

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Sleeping in this natural wonder (p. 70) is nothing like camping. Designer Diane Ross reclaims downed wood from tree-cutters located within 500 miles of her studio, then crafts every element of her Birch Tree Beds (each custom-fit and often built on site) from the same tree. rusticfurniture.net.

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ml | house of the moment LOCATION Woody Creek, Colorado LISTING PRICE $59 million LISTING BROKERS Joshua Saslove & Tommy Latousek, Joshua & Co., The Ranch Group, 970-925-8810, joshuaco.com/ranches

House of the Moment

PHOTO BY BLAKE MARVIN / HKS, INC.; COURTESY JOSHUA & CO.

IRRESISTIBLE DETAILS Drive through Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley and you’ll pass many a scenic ranch. But the superlatives that describe this property, called Aspen Valley Ranch, distinguish it from the others. For starters, the 813-acre ranch is the Roaring Fork Valley’s largest. It includes a dozen developable lots, senior water rights, irrigated pastures, and a restored 10-stall horse barn, as well as vast adjacent public lands—where you can enjoy trails, live water, wildlife and Elk Range views. Situated just 10 minutes from the Aspen airport and 20 minutes from town and the four Aspen ski areas, the property enjoys the closest proximity to town of any ranch in the valley. The new four-bedroom, 5,750-square-foot main residence has its own distinctive features, from inlaid Argentine leather floors to reclaimed timbers—sourced from Pennsylvania, Maryland and Wyoming—used inside and out. A 1,900-square-foot ranch manager’s cabin, which would make an ideal guest house, rounds out the impressive offering.

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