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Michelle Hulbert Testimonial, January 2020

My husband and I met Marcio in 2004 when a friend recommended him for the tenant improvement designs for our business. Since that time, Marcio has completed various design projects for us including one small commercial office space, two large commercial office spaces, an HOA club house, a man cave, a lake house and a ranch house. What I love about Marcio is that he recognizes his clients do not have just one particular style and that they want variety and uniqueness on each project. He is considerate of the given budget and time constraints and always delivers a knock out design. The contractors love working with him too. He is currently designing another commercial space for us and we are so excited to see the finished product. Thank you Marcio!

Cathexes Testimonial, January 2020

Our architectural firm, CATHEXES, LLC was brought in as a team member to work with Aspen Leaf Interiors on a large home renovation project here in Reno, Nevada. Communications and design insights brought to the project by Marcio Decker and Holly Canon of Aspen Leaf interiors were always timely and continually elevated the aesthetics of the project. We at CATHEXES would gladly recommend Aspen Leaf Interiors to anyone looking to renovate or build new.

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Carisse Lynelle (Fabric/Furniture Rep) Testimonial, December 2019

Working with Aspen Leaf has been an absolute pleasure. The team is one of the best, setting a benchmark in both professionalism as well as delivery. The designs they have put together are stunning and they way they work in such a positive manner at all times is exceptionally rare and cherished. I would highly recommend Aspen Leaf Interiors!

Jen Eastwood Testimonial, December 2019

We've used Aspen Leaf Interiors for several projects - small and large - and they are always an absolute pleasure to work with. Marcio recently helped us with our master bathroom remodel and we couldn't be happier with the result. His design was tasteful, thoughtful and fit our style perfectly. He knew where we could be bold and where we should think about being timeless. They helped guide us with material selections, vendor recommendations and emotional support (remodels are hard!). I always felt they had our best interests in mind. I can't recommend Aspen Leaf highly enough.

Truckee Tahoe Lumber Design Center Testimonial, December 2019

We have worked with Aspen Leaf Interiors for over 10 years. Marcio and his team are creative and innovative; always ahead of the design trends! Their professionalism is outstanding. We always look forward to do a project with them.

Michael Aloe Testimonial, July 2019

Marcio and his team are so professional and talented! A fun group to work with, as well as timely in getting the project done.

Peggy Hall Testimonial, July 2018

We have used Marcio and Betty at Aspen Leaf for three projects. The most recent was a new house that they advised on from the beginning of planning. They helped with design, especially in the kitchen and bathrooms, assisted in the layout of the rooms, and chose the furniture. They supervised the delivery of the furniture and we came home to a beautifully decorated house. They were very professional in all aspects of the project. They also assisted with decorating the house for our first Christmas. We would certainly use them again for any projects we might have in the future.

Anna M Testimonial, March 2017

Aspen Leaf Interiors provided great customer service, creative ideas, and collaborated well with my husband and I as we completely remodeled our future retirement home. We had very specific ideas and they worked hard to bring this customization to fruition. Our home continues to get raves from all who visit. Thanks to Marcio and the ALI team!

Berman Testimonial, March 2016

“I feel compelled to write a note of gratitude to Aspen Leaf Interiors. We purchased an unfurnished home in Gray's crossing in November and had lofty hopes to host friends and family for Presidents Day weekend in February. Most people told us that we couldn't possibly design and furnish our home that quickly, but Olivia from Aspen Leaf wasn't daunted. Wasting no time, Olivia and her team met with us in our home, getting a sense of our style and our plans for using the house. Within a week, Olivia presented us with several design options that were not only beautiful, but that also fit our budget! Focusing on pieces that would be available quickly, Olivia and her team came up with a gorgeous design plan that is contemporary, warm, and welcoming. Aspen Leaf was extremely attentive and worked so efficiently that we were hosting friends in our decorated home by January! Thanks to Olivia, I experience such joy when I walk into our home. [And, as an added bonus, after Olivia's talented work, our management company upgraded our home and renters have given rave reviews.] Thank you, Aspen Leaf!”

Mellema Testimonial, October 2015

“A truly exceptional design company. Marcio Decker and his team not only present superb concepts, but, much more important, listen and observe. With their considerable assistance, we were able to create a warm, inviting second home that we adore. While other design professionals we have worked with insist their concept is the 'best', Decker and his team truly understand different visions and assist each client in achieving the one the client can truly enjoy, appreciate and call their 'home'.”

Welling Construction Testimonial, March 2015

We have had the honor to work with Aspen Leaf Interiors on multiple projects. They are a talented group of designers that we would highly recommend to any client. They are professional, yet warm and inviting. The entire firm is easy to work with, thorough, and gifted with an impeccable eye for detail. Their ability to find and select materials helps the job move forward seamlessly. A pleasure to partner with!

Turnbaugh Testimonial, September 2014

“Mike and I wanted to let you all know how beautiful our home turned out. You took our ideas and made them even more spectacular than we could have ever imagined. Staying in our condo for the first time was definitely surreal for us. It is hard to believe that it has been two years in the making. We can’t thank you enough for working with us and taking us through the process with ease. It was probably more difficult for us at times being far away where we couldn’t just stop in to see the process. We will definitely spread your name around and refer whenever we can.”

Woodridge Construction Testimonial, December 2013

“I have worked with the Aspen Leaf design team on multiple projects. The service they offer is first class. They listen to our clients needs and wants and fulfill this with a very creative and unique design. As a builder I really appreciate their quick response to any questions or changes that may come about. Aspen Leaf has the ability to find materials and products that no one else can. I highly recommend this interior design group for their knowledge and expertise.”

Erik Hirschbek, Wood Ridge Construction (http://www.woodridgeconst.com/)

Griggs Custom Homes Testimonial, September 2013

“We have worked on multiple projects throughout the years with Aspen Leaf Interiors, ranging from Lakefronts to small remodels in the Tahoe-Truckee and Reno areas. They are great to work with and make my job easier as the General Contractor by streamlining the process with our Clients. The team is very organized, thorough, and tailor their craft for each Client. Each member of their team compliments one another’s skill set and quite simply are great at what they do.”

Aaron Griggs, Griggs Custom Homes (http://www.griggscustomhomes.com/)

Chapman Testimonial, November 2012

“I just wanted to write you a quick note about how much we love our remodeled house in Northstar, Truckee. It’s gorgeous! The house is everything we imagined it could be! This fact is due in large part to your design expertise and customer service. In the area of design, we really enjoyed working with you both. Your creativity and experience helped us utilize our space more effectively and aesthetically. Moreover, you weren’t married to a particular design element. If we didn’t like something, you jettisoned that idea, and worked to find something that we would love. In the end, we have a beautiful, mountain-modern home that suits our living style perfectly. As for customer service, you were lots of fun, and you executed to plan. You kept us well-informed of progress and glitches. You were flexible when needed. You had good contacts that were as honest, trustworthy, and timely as you were. Most importantly, you wanted us to be happy. Again, if we weren’t happy with a item, you took immediate action to correct or replace the item with something we would like. This kind of customer service is hard to find, but you manage it with ease. Lastly, your individual skills complement each other nicely. You have combined creativity and vision with project management in way that makes the remodeling process as painless as possible for the customer.”

ANDYZ AWARD WINNER

We are celebrating this award we just received! ASID just awarded Aspen Leaf Interiors with a 2020 ANDYZ Award for Best Individual Residential Space Design. Traditionally held during Summer Las Vegas Market, this year's presentation was virtual and recognized the best designs in 10 different categories and featured photos of each of the winning projects. The ANDYZ Awards were created in 2015, in partnership with Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) and the California Central / Nevada Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). The ANDYZ Awards recognizes exceptional design from designers and design firms in the United States, and provides a platform to celebrate and showcase the creativity and talent of Interior Designers.
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Outdoor Furniture

Time to pull out that patio furniture! Or maybe it's time to purchase some new pieces? We have many long-time vendors who make beautiful, comfortable and well-built outdoor furniture. The designs have really evolved and there are so many unique and cool options available including all kinds of poufs and modular pieces with moveable ottomans. The selection of outdoor fabrics has really expanded as well, making it easy to create your own look with a functional arrangement that's all your own.

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Hammerton Lighting Repost

We love when our vendors repost our Instagram photos! This one is a remodeled Martis Camp powder bath. From Hammerton: "This powder bathroom is giving us all of the zen vibes! Out Bamboo Double Sconces fit perfectly in this organic design."

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Wescover.com

Check out the profile we just set up on Wescover.com. It is a portal for unique art and designs that celebrates creators. “Wescover connects the people, places, and stories behind design objects that impact our everyday lives. Here, each item has context like you’d find in a gallery— from who the original Creator is, to what the story was behind it, to where you can see their work in the real world." We are featuring some of our home design projects here.
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Chairish.com

We are super excited to have this project recently featured on Chairish.com (formally DeringHall.com). This home is our most extensive project to date, and we are very proud of the outcome and grateful to the team that worked so hard on this project. The feature is a photo tour of the property with detailed design information.
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Tahoe Quarterly Mountain Home Awards

The 2020 Mountain Home Awards for Tahoe Quarterly magazine was held at the Hyatt Regency in Incline Village on March 5. A beautiful setting on the shore of Lake Tahoe, good food, good wine, good conversations – it was a fun event that was very well attended. And we won an award! In collaboration with JK Architecture, we won the High Desert Award for a new home project in Reno, NV. Please click the link and check out our award winner!
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Tahoe Quarterly Mountain Home Awards
ElleDecor.com

“20 Grand, Double-Sided Fireplaces to Inspire Your Dream Home” features this ledgestone fireplace wall that divides the living room in a new construction project in Reno. Double the space, double the warmth is what the article says! This fireplace style works best in open living areas where it creates aesthetically cohesive spaces connected through a fireplace wall, like in this room pictured.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

If you are looking for ideas for designing a richly decorated winter retreat, or just for bringing warmth into your own home this winter, check out "Designing for Ski Chalets & Cabins". It features cozy ski homes with plush textures, natural wood elements, and roaring fires. Designers show off the sophisticated designs of their chicest ski houses, built in beautiful, mountainous areas from Lake Tahoe to Aspen to Switzerland. Our project is a ski-in, ski-out home backing up to the slopes of Northstar Ski Resort.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

Check out "60 Bathroom Lighting Ideas" to see some of the many kinds of fixtures interior designers rely on to light up bathroom designs. Pendants, sconces, chandeliers, ceiling mounts – all types of lighting are included in this spread. Our project in Palm Springs is featured here with some unique lighting surrounding the mirror.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

For inspiration on blue design ideas, check out "32 Deep Blue Bedrooms". See how these serene blue paints and wallcoverings effortlessly complement a sophisticated style. Our our Mountainside at Northstar project features an accent wall with a textured deep blue wallcovering from Phillip Jeffries.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

Adding a shot of color into a kitchen with colorful barstools is an easy way to add drama without making a major design commitment to one specific shade. A burst of bright green, red or yellow can bring a kitchen to life! Browse over 30 spaces where vibrant barstools make all the difference in this Dering Hall feature, "Kitchens with Colorful Barstools".
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
Custom Bunk Bed Design

We wanted to share our excitement about these custom-designed bunk beds. This is the first time we have used a design like this and they turned out beautifully. The design was tailored specifically to fit this Northstar Village condominium's small bedrooms with the goal of accommodating as many guests as possible. The result includes built-in drawers, ladders, steps, and individual nooks and reading lights. Bravo to Sam Hardt for bringing our vision to life!

DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

"Stylish Spaces with Wood Accent Walls" included a project we remodeled in Martis Camp last year. The article talks about making a statement in any room with a wood accent wall. Raw wood accents add a rustic touch, while sleek wood panels add a great contemporary accent. Browse more than 30 stylish interiors from Dering Hall designers with wood accent walls to gather inspiration.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

We are excited to have four of our projects included in "Rustic Cabin-Style Bedrooms"! The feature focuses on rustic bedroom redesign and shows spaces that prove that cabin-inspired homes do not have to be cliché. Take a look at this selection of bedrooms that elevate the style of mountain homes and get inspired! This one is a Native American-inspired project in Incline Village. The other ones include a remodel and a new build in Martis Camp a remodel in Tahoe Donner.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

Our Scandinavean-inspired Carson Valley project was just featured in "34 Modern Great Rooms" on DeringHall.com. Because these spaces are multiple-purpose and prioritize functionality above all else, that doesn't mean great rooms can't be high design. Check out these beautiful and liveable spaces where designers, builders, and architects match compelling architecture with chic, contemporary furnishings.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

"Designing for Kitchens with High Ceilings" features our Truckee riverfront project. The article explains how designers navigate between emphasizing the height, so as not to detract from the architecture, and minimizing it to achieve a cozier ambience. Whether you prefer to celebrate high ceilings with minimal decoration or break up the height with lighting or exposed ventilation, this gallery will show you how designers balanced scale with intimacy to create unique and inspired kitchens.
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"Sophisticated Bedrooms with Low Platform Beds" features wooden and upholstered versions of the trend in cleverly designed bedrooms. Low platform beds perfectly suit a range of design styles, and this gallery will give you ideas for your space and how to style it.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

"Spaces with Industrial-Style Pendant Lights" included one of our project sin Dollar Hill. Whether with exposed brick, rustic wood or metal accents, architects and designers continue to embrace industrial-inspired interiors. Gather inspiration from these chic interiors shown in Dering Hall's feature on industrial-style pendant lighting.
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Dering Hall Newsletter

Marcio just participated in an article for Dering Hall's email newsletter, "Fall 2019 Design Trends". He talks about light woods and how they can soften and brighten a bathroom design, bringing in natural materials and helping to build a relaxing oasis. Check out his input to the article with the link below.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

Our latest feature on DeringHall.com, "Chic Spaces with Arabesque, Hexagonal & Fish-Scale Tile". The article shows unique tile patterns that help to transform spaces with an unexpected sense of glamour, and talks about how trendy patterns like hexagonal, arabesque and fish-scale are challenging the subway as the defacto tile choice. Check out these photos for some inspiration.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

Another mention on DeringHall.com! We are excited to have our latest project included in "Living Rooms with Oversized Ceiling Lighting". Check out these living rooms that make a statement with oversized ceiling lights that draw the eye upward and center the space. The selection highlights rooms where bold ceiling lighting takes center stage.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

A lakefront project we remodeled in Tahoe City was just featured in "Interiors with Beautiful Beach and Ocean Views". The article emphasizes that sometimes you need to let the views do all the talking. Whether it's a home on the ocean or an alpine lake, the homes featured make the most of their waterside locations. They are designed to maximize views of blue. This home certainly highlights Lake Tahoe's blue, the design focused around these beautiful views.
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ElleDecor.com Editorial Feature

The editorial "30 Perfect Bathrooms with Luxurious, Curved Tubs" included this rustic bathroom featuring raw stone walls and an antique copper tub. The rounded edges of these tubs soften the angles of the spaces surrounding them and offer maximum relaxation while stealing the show. The freestanding tub surrounded by stone and a two-sided fireplace provides a warm, cozy retreat after a day in the mountains.
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We were recently feature in an article on "High-end Games and Billiards Rooms", highlighting rooms made for pool sharks and game-lovers who desire chic designated spaces to enjoy these pastimes with family and guests. This one overlooking Donner Lake also includes a gorgeous view, and the sliding glass doors open to a large lakefront deck. See the link for inspiration on how to create a stylish space for entertaining.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
Salone Del Mobile

Marcio has just returned from the Salone Del Mobile 2019, the world’s largest design show, held in Milan, Italy. Designers, architects, collectors and design enthusiasts from around the world flock to the city each year to attend Milan’s Design Week and see the latest in the worlds of art, fashion, architecture, and design. A myriad of presentations, installations, and exhibitions are spread over various pavilions. He is sourcing lots of beautiful things for our clients, like this lighting line pictured.

Salone Del Mobile
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

DeringHall.com featured our Mountainside at Northstar home in the article, "Luxurious Bedrooms with Statement Walls". Lush grasscloth, a colorful design, glossy paneling, or a vibrant textured wall covering like this one, a statement wall can take a bedroom from mundane to magnificent. Intricate accent walls can help craft a lavish, peaceful environment.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

The article "Kitchens with Marble Countertops" included this rustic contemporary Donner Lake home. It's used as an example of how backsplashes present perfect opportunities to infuse creativity through chic, polished surfaces. The featured images of timeless kitchen countertops and backsplashes show how this small detail always deserves attention.
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ElleDecor.com Editorial Feature

This kitchen was included in ElleDecor.com's "35+ Gorgeous and Functional Kitchen Peninsulas", captioned as a functional kitchen with plenty of cabinets. The custom floor-to-ceiling wall of cabinets behind the island adds a enormous amount of storage space.
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Our design was one of the many gorgeous fireplaces featured for inspiration in the editorial "42 Living Spaces Featuring Ceiling-High Fireplaces", geared toward winter vacation destination projects. Dramatic, high ceilings allow for innovative design solutions to balance the added space, and soaring fireplaces in large rooms can provide artful detailing that breaks up an expansive wall space like this one.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

Dering Hall's "28 Kitchens with Sweeping Views" included this Kings Beach lakefront property, described as boasting breathtaking views of lush mountains and crystal waters. The article notes that while the priority in kitchen design is often about function, a stunning view can make it even more inviting. We absolutely we agree!
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ElleDecor.com Editorial Feature

Elle Decor included this bedroom fireplace in their story "15 Stylishly Tiled Fireplaces", calling its stunning pattern one of the best ways to add personality to your space. This Kaza tile is stunning and really makes a statement against the Calcatta fireplace.
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Reno Magazine Editorial Feature

Olivia's latest article in Reno Magazine, "Go West", is a beautiful photo spread of an Incline project designed for a client with an affinity for the Ralph Lauren Navajo aesthetic. "With a nod to Navajo style and the surrounding mountain terrain, this home cozies up to Western tradition". Olivia discusses using Navajo pattern blankets with herringbones, plaids, fur, fringes and metal grommets, and using distressing for wood, leather and metals to achieve this Native American tradition.
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Reno Magazine Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

We love being included in Dering Hall's editorials, but it's even better when they mention two of our projects! "Designing for Dining Rooms with a View" featured two of our dining room designs with beautiful Tahoe views. One a traditional Tahoe family home situated right on shore of Lake Tahoe, the other a new contemporary home with state-of-the-art technology and ski-in, ski-out access from the slopes of Northstar.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

Dering Hall featured this bright bedroom from a mid-century modern home in Reno in "High-Gloss Bedrooms", an article discussing high-gloss wall paint and lacquered dressers or bedside tables as options for adding glossy, reflective accents that are popular right now.
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ElleDecor.com Editorial Feature

We are excited to be featured on ElleDecor.com again! The editorial piece is called "32 Chic Rooms with All-Wood Ceilings" and our Martis 25 kitchen is shown as an example of using bold walnut wood ceilings to create a cozy kitchen space. The walnut ceiling really makes a statement in this room.
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ElleDecor.com Editorial Feature
Reno Magazine Editorial Feature

Olivia's latest article in Reno Magazine hit the stands in time for the fourth of July holiday, appropriately, as the story was "Add Americana to Your Summertime Decor". She discusses mixing the red, white and blue colors with materials of the past and present, as well as the mixing of patterns. See the link to the full story for easy ways to incorporate some red, white and blue into your home.
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Reno Magazine Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

One of of our luxury condominiums at The Montage in Reno was featured this month in "Designing with Mirrors". The article states that mirrors are one of the most useful tools when it comes to interior design. Mirrors can make a room look more spacious, lighten up an area or provide an element of glam. We couldn't have said it better ourselves!
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

"28 Kitchens with Sweeping Views" While the focus of a kitchen design is often on function, there’s more than enough room for a stunning view that makes it more inviting. These kitchens boast breathtaking views, from lush mountains to crystal blue oceans.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

"23 Spaces with Raw Wood Furniture" There’s no denying that the imperfections found in a piece of raw wood furniture add to its beauty. These charming spaces outfitted with stylish raw wood furniture range from beds to dining tables and more.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
CATT Mixer

Aspen Leaf hosted a Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe (CATT) Mixer on May 1 at our Truckee Showroom. We are happy to say that the turnout was excellent! We appreciated the number of CATT members and local professionals who attended and made it such an enjoyable after work event. CATT raffled off a few of our accessories and spoke about the benefits of membership. People were spilling out onto the back patio, enjoying appetizers, drinks and socializing. All in all, a success!

CATT Mixer
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

"22 Kitchens with Wide Plank Flooring" There is no doubt that flooring choices can have a dramatic impact on an interior. Here are examples of how wide plank flooring can add a touch of style and sophistication to kitchens of all styles.
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Salone del Mobile Milan

The design world – including Marcio, Betty and Olivia – descended on Milan April 17-22 for Salone del Mobile Milan, the annual historic international furniture and design fair that is the largest of its kind. Numerous exhibitions, installations, launches and debuts reveal the latest in design from around the world.

The Salone del Mobile began in 1961 as a vehicle for promoting Italian furniture and furnishings exports and soon became the most awaited event in the world of furniture. As always, this year's show stunned attendees with a packed venue of new products and surprises ready and waiting.

Salone del Mobile Milan
Designscapes Book

Recently published, this sleek hard cover book is full of gorgeous designs from all over the world, and Aspen Leaf is honored to be included. We were excited not only to see our 8-page spread in print, but to find that one of our photos was also featured on the opening page of the book. Bonus! This leather-bound coffee table book is described as a pictorial walkabout through the rich architecture and design landscapes of the world. Our project photos and story cover pages 202-209.
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Designscapes Book
Home Decor Workshop

Our senior designer, Olivia Osborne, hosted a decor workshop at our Reno studio on March 24. The event, in collaboration with Reno Magazine, was sold out! Participants found the workshop very informative, learning how to transform their space while enjoying a light brunch and mimosas.

Home Decor Workshop
Architectural West Magazine

We are excited to see this Truckee riverfront project we teamed with Mark Tanner Construction on featured in Architectural West's March/April issue. The article is titled "Balanced & Natural" and the writer describes the home well, as a reinvention of the classic Tahoe lodge. We like to think so.
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Architectural West Magazine
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

Our Martis 25 ski-in, ski-out project was included in the inspirational feature, "Charming Spaces with All-Wood Ceilings". This spectacular home is situated on the mountainside at Northstar Ski Resort with panoramic views and state-of-the-art smart home technology. This wood ceiling is from Du Chateau's The Heritage Timber Collection.
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Reno Magazine March/April Issue - Cover Story "4 Looks For Your Easter Table"

Hot off the press! The cover story in the latest issue of Reno Magazine is by our talented Olivia Osborne, and it turned out beautifully. The story is complemented by pages of table setting images from a photo shoot at West Elm Reno with photographer Tracy Barbutes and Reno Magazine. Check out the story for some excellent tips for setting your Easter table, making your home inviting and welcoming to your guests, and creating a simple elegance.
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Reno Magazine Cover Story
Reno Magazine March/April Issue

"Ultra Violet is Pantone's 2018 Color of the Year. Here's How to Incorporate it into Your Home's Interior Design." This article by Olivia is full of ideas to bring ultra violet into your home decor via paint, pillows and more, highlighted with images showing ways to add accents of this vibrant shade to your home. It is an exceptional, sophisticated and inspiring color.
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Reno Magazine March/April Issue
Best of Houzz Award

Results are in! We have received another badge of honor from Houzz – a Best of Houzz 2018 Design award – meaning our project photos have been viewed and saved to idea books more than others in our industry. Being involved with Houzz has been a positive experience for our firm. The experts at Houzz make sure our profile sees lots of traffic, and the website is an invaluable source of design inspiration for homeowners.
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2018 Best of Houzz Award badge
Mountain Living Magazine

Aspen Leaf Interiors has been selected for the 2018 Top Architects and Designers List – the most talented and influential architects and interior designers in the West today. The ML List will be published in the January/February issue of Mountain Living.

DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

This chic and polished kitchen was recently included in an editorial on timeless kitchens featuring marble backsplashes. Classic and elegant!
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

This Martis 25 project was included in an editorial feature, "Contemporary Fireplace Designs", on the exclusive DeringHall.com website. We are always honored to have a project included in one of their stories and this home is a true gem. Ski-in, ski-out access set on the mountainside of Northstar Ski Resort with panoramic views and the smartest technology available. The home features spectacular Rustic Contemporary styling and high-end finishes.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

The master bedroom of our Donner Lake contemporary design was recently included in the editorial "25 Rooms with Raw Wood Walls" on DeringHall.com. It is actually a wall covering that looks like raw wood, but we'll take the coverage anytime.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
Reno Magazine December Issue

"Metallic are Trending in Home Decor" is Olivia's subject for this issue of Reno Magazine. Metallics continue to appear in our homes' design aesthetic with the mix of metals in the form of furniture, textiles, tile, lighting, candle holders and accessories. Matching metallics is not necessary. Incorporating metallic black with champagne gold and bronze creates a luster amongst the finishes, as well as interest and depth.
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Reno Magazine Metallics
DeringHall.com Editorial Feature

This North Lake Tahoe lake house was featured in a DeringHall.com editorial piece called "Mountain-Style Living Spaces". The Dollar Point project was a complete remodel done in collaboration with Welling Construction, updated while still maintaining the character and charm of the client's Tahoe home with so many family memories. Stone and glass in various tones of Tahoe’s blue waters and bright sky can be seen throughout the home, along with playful bright colors that appealed to the younger family members.
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DeringHall.com Editorial Feature
Break the Cycle Charity Event

Aspen Leaf proudly took part in BREAK THE CYCLE! The Ultimate Bicycle Design Competition - 16 TEAMS of San Francisco's premier design professionals, 16 INCREDIBLE BICYCLES reimagined and auctioned off for a cause. ONE NIGHT, Thursday, November 9 at Studio Becker SF. "Kinetic Metaphor" pictured here is Aspen Leaf's piece.

Break the Cycle Charity Event
The Soul of the Wood – Mountain Living Magazine’s September e-Newsletter

These gorgeous, unique bowls made by artist Lorenzo Francischini are available in our showroom. His sculptural wooden vessels celebrate the unpredictable, and often imperfect, beauty of nature. "The unpredictability of the outcome only makes the whole process more fascinating. I never opt for concealing what, in my view, was what the tree wanted," says Franceschini.
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The Soul of the Wood
HGTV's Faces of Design Awards

Being nominated by HGTV for the Faces of Design Awards was such an honor! We couldn't be more proud of this accomplishment and our designs. Our project in Martis 25 was nominated in the Countryside Escapes category. This ski-in, ski-out property is unique in its mountainside location of the slopes of Northstar Ski Resort, with direct ski access and its own attached ski hut. The rustic contemporary style home was built with the smartest technology available on the market and features natural materials of wood, steel, and stone composed in clean contemporary lines.
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HGTV's Faces of Design Awards
ELLE Decor Rustic Living Room Ideas

The Aspen Leaf team is so excited to be included in the elledecor.com feature, “24 Rustic Living Room Ideas to Get You in the Mood for Fall”. Time to cozy up for the season, like the article says.
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ELLE Decor Rustic Living Room Ideas
Dering Hall Design Professional Spotlight

Last week, we were a featured interior designer on the exclusive Dering Hall website. A photo of our Martis 25 property was included in the Designer Professional Spotlight.
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Dering Hall Design Professional Spotlight
Reno Magazine September Issue

Olivia’s latest article "Velvet, Shades of Green on Trend for Fall in Home Decor” ran in the September issue of Reno Magazine. Fall 2017 will bring upon a range of trend for home interiors. The need for comfort and inviting spaces while not overcrowding has influenced the trends for Fall 2017. Color trends are leaning towards shades of green to be seen in upholstery and accents.
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Reno Magazine September Issue
Aspen Home, Showroom and Sales Gallery

Aspen Leaf Interiors announces the opening of Aspen Home, offering custom, tailored furnishings, original artwork, Italian handcrafted objects and linens, and other unique finds for sale. The Aspen Leaf team’s goal is for clients to experience the luxury of a space curated to reflect their personality and lifestyle. Our award-winning team can design home furnishing packages, or design the entire interior envelope for clients near and far.

The new space allows clients to take home that special piece to complete their room, or Aspen Leaf can curate a specially tailored design.

Aspen Home is located at 10075 W. River Street in Truckee and is open Thursday and Friday from 10am–5pm, and by appointment. Trade pricing available.

Aspen Home, Showroom and Sales Gallery
DeringHall.com Feature

Take a look at our project featured on the exclusive Dering Hall website. Our Invigorating Ranch Style project in Reno is included in an recent editorial piece called “25 Gorgeous Historic Homes with Modern Updates". We are so honored to be included!
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Reno Magazine Article by Olivia

"10 Rustic Home Accessories to Create the Tahoe Look", written by our Senior Designer, Olivia Osborne, is featured in Reno Magazine. Read on for some great mountain home accessory ideas.
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Impressive Interior Design Feature

Check out the Impressive Interior Design website where we are featured in the article, “Ideas for Creating an Outdoor Living Space”. Scroll down and you will see a patio photo of our Reno Mid-Century Composition project with the headline “In Touch with Nature”. It talks about creating a beautiful harmony between sun, earth and shade.
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Harmonies Decoration, Architecture & Design Magazine

Aspen Leaf has gone international! Check out our 10-page feature "On the Riverfront in Lake Tahoe" in Harmonies Magazine, published in Beirut, Lebanon in both French and Arabic.
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Reno Magazine March 2017, Home Section Article

8 home décor items to bring spring indoors. Incorporating greenery into your home with accessories, furniture or textiles can not only add a pop of color but invigorate your interior.
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Unique Bed Designs from Dering Hall

From creative minimalist designs to elaborate built-ins, these one-of-a-kind beds make for memorable (and of course restful) spaces. See some of our favorite custom creations from the design talents on Dering Hall.
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Pushing the Envelope, Mountain Home Awards 2017

In 2014, Truckee’s SANDBOX Studio and Mark Tanner Construction were hired to open and brighten the interior space of a home along the Truckee River near Squaw Valley. From that initial concept, however, the project snowballed into a complex, nearly complete overhaul—and a home unlike anything else in the Tahoe area.
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Lakeside Transformation, Mountain Home Awards 2017

Behind the expertise of Tahoe City’s Welling Construction and Wittels Engineering, along with Truckee’s Aspen Leaf Interiors and Finishing Touch Carpentry out of Tahoe City, the couple achieved their vision, transforming the home from a 1970s chalet into a mountain lodge with a modern take on rustic appeal.
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Dering Hall Website Profile

We believe in designing spaces that reflect the lives of the people who live in them. We are driven to create extraordinary spaces that are personal and distinct, environments that inspire and delight, and details that envelop you in luxury and beauty.
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AECCAFE.COM Mid Century Composition in Reno, Nevada

This home was designed for a mature client passionate about the arts, travel, and philanthropy. The home’s intention was to be a gathering place for large formal groups as well as small intimate circles to mingle, exchange ideas, and inspire.
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NONAGON STYLE HOME TOURS, CONTEMPORARY DESIGN

Located near Lake Tahoe, this American home benefits from mesmerizing surroundings. Outside, the valley is filled with endless alpine trees and a majestic lake. You might imagine the houses to be rustic, but this home breaks away from oak furniture and rural charm, standing out as a shining example of modern minimalism in the wilderness.
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AECCAFE.COM CRYSTAL CLEAR PROJECT ARTICLE

The main objective of this project was to create a minimalist design, white box for a contemporary home located in Lake Tahoe on the Truckee River outside of Squaw Valley, California. The design needed to be clean with no frills and render a solution that is bright and explores both positive and negative spaces.
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Tahoe Quarterly Magazine Editorial Feature, Home Design

To realize the potential of this Reno home, the owner assumed the role of an inspiring coach leading a hand-selected team of all-stars. After recruiting a group of talented individuals, she instilled trust and confidence in each member with the idea that, collectively in return, the team of specialists would knock the project out of the park.
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MARCIO DECKER QUOTED IN PROBUILDER

Marcio Decker, an interior designer in Truckee, Calif., sees connectivity as essential, too, because large families and friends spend holidays together. “If the kitchen is integral to the living spaces, the room isn’t isolated,” he says, adding that it requires that the room “blend in with the architecture,” so appliances are hidden behind panels.
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BEST OF HOUZZ AWARD

Every year Houzz awards businesses with the Best of Houzz in Customer Satisfaction awards. This year Aspen Leaf Interiors of Truckee, California has been awarded the Best of Houzz 2015 for Customer Satisfaction. This award is determined by many factors including the number and quality of client reviews that a business received during the previous year. Houzz is the “leading platform for home remodeling and design providing a homeowner-to-homeowner guide to the top home builders, architects, interior designers, landscape pros, and other residential remodeling professionals.” Best of winners are selected by their 25+ million monthly unique users and more than 500,000 home building, remodeling, and design industry professionals.

RICHARD WALKER'S PANCAKE HOUSE, LaJolla, CA

Aspen Leaf Interiors was proud to be involved in the timeless design of this iconic restaurant in downtown LaJolla, California. This family-owned restaurant originated in the Chicago area in the 1960s where it became a household name when its high quality food and service came on the scene.Richard Walker Jr.’s new restaurant in LaJolla aimed for a timeless sophistication inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright with a gesture of contemporary.
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Richard Walker's Pancake House
ASPEN LEAF VISITS NEOCON

Aspen Leaf Interiors recently visited Neocon 2014, and brought back with them new and exciting design inspirations to the Truckee/Lake Tahoe area. MoloDesigns offers a modern twist on your old boring wall partitions. Aspen Leaf Interiors uses a fabric divider in their downtown Truckee studio.
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Aspen Leaf NeoCon
CARVE TAHOE

Two weeks ago, the Aspen Leaf team used there creative flair to help create a winter wonderland lounge for Carve Tahoe, a snow sculpting competition at Northstar. The lounge was filled with whimsical trees and soft lighting to help set the mood for this amazing event. The eight teams of sculpting masters came from all over the world to show off their talents. Many different sculptures were made from dancing bears to geometric sculptures which all defied gravity. Aspen Leaf not only helped create the lounge but was also asked to judge the competition.
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Aspen Leaf NeoCon