Let there be Light

  Lighting is one of the most important aspects of interior design. It can make a room warm and appealing, or undeniably harsh and uninviting. In addition to affecting the mood of our living spaces, lighting also plays a powerful role in communicating our personality and style. Check out the following HighCraft projects with wow-factor […]

Concrete Ideas

Concrete has many beautiful applications in the home, from rustic flooring to sleek countertops and everything in between. Find design ideas and inspiration in some of our favorite concrete projects below. BASEMENT FLOORING The climate-controlled wine cellar in this beautiful custom home near Livermore has custom bottle racks, wonderful lighting, a separate tasting room, and […]

Modern Melamine Kitchen

Our clients’ house on Horsetooth Reservoir had an amazing inlet location, but its dark and wood-heavy kitchen was trapped in the 1980s. HighCraft’s design-build team opened up and modernized the kitchen, dining and sitting area, creating one cohesive and stunning space. To help unify the design, we used a neutral palette and textured melamine throughout […]

First Floor Refresh

Robert and Paula liked the layout of their two-story house built in 2006, but they were eager for some cosmetic changes. HighCraft remodeled the entire first floor and the stairs, breathing new life into their open-concept home. KITCHEN The original cabinetry, slate backsplash, black granite countertops and tile flooring felt dark and dated (below left). […]

Interior Design Trends for 2021

What are the top looks and layouts for the New Year? Interior designers Jill Arnhold, Jenny Murphy and Kira Koldeway share the latest interior trends from the HighCraft Design Studio. Pandemic-Driven Design “Everyone put their living spaces to the test in 2020,” says Jill, who notes that many 2021 interior design trends were influenced by […]

7 Stairs with Style

Stairs are structural focal points that often set the tone for the style of a home. Whether they showcase a dynamic wow-factor design, or they provide a simple framework that allows another design element to shine, stairs have the power to make a lasting impression. Check out these seven HighCraft projects for stairway inspiration. 1. […]

10 Fireplaces to Warm Your Heart

The fireplace is often the focal point in a room, and can make or break the design of a given space. Whether you’re installing a new fireplace or giving your old one a facelift, here are ten HighCraft projects to inspire your hearth and home décor. 1. Artisan Tiles and Shiplap The colorful tiles, slate […]

HighCraft Talks about Trends in “Style”

HighCraft’s Kira Koldeway was recently interviewed about kitchen design trends for the latest issue of NOCO Style magazine. To read Kira’s complete interview, and a more in-depth look at some of the top kitchen design trends, check out the “Kitchen Update 2020” bonus content on Style’s website. Excerpts from her interview were used in the […]

Interior Design Trends for 2020

Which trends will we see in 2020? Interior designers Jill Arnhold and Danette Handyside reveal what’s happening in the HighCraft Design Studio. MIX IT UP Get ready to see more mixed materials, textures and styles for an eclectic look this year. “Many people are using custom metal accents on fireplace surrounds, range hoods and exposed […]