Interior Designer, furniture maestro, and all around construction nut, Stephen has spent the last 25 years helping his clients create and enhance homes that meet their changing lifestyles and needs. Working in such communities as Cherry Creek and Cherry Hills, Castle Pines, Englewood, Observatory Park and Boulder, he helps them personalize and differentiate their residences by adding customized furnishings, updating kitchens and bathrooms, designing new homes, making existing ones more functional, and creating a look reflective of their tastes.
Stephen saves his clients time and money by providing a complete package of design services, ranging from space planning and remodeling to color consultations and window treatments. He offers the convenience of managing the entire project, applying his attention to detail and his technical know-how on construction, architecture, landscaping and other aspects.
His company, Tilde Design Studio, is backed by some of the region’s foremost contractors, architects, woodworkers, glass and metal specialists, tile experts, installers, finishers and other professionals. The company has access to resources worldwide.
Commercially, Stephen has created showrooms for women’s apparel, designer plumbing, and luxury automobiles. As a product designer, he has designed furniture for three national companies, including his own, Tilde Furniture. He has created countless custom furniture pieces, doors, cabinets and architectural details for his clients, and for other Interior Designers.
An expert in healthy homes and “green” remodeling, he is Colorado’s only Interior Designer who has developed his own eco-friendly luxury furniture line. He is one of only three Colorado Interior Design professionals to receive ReGREEN certification for healthy and sustainable residential remodeling; and, he has been a member of such organizations as the U.S. Green Building Council, the Boulder Green Build Guild, and the Sustainable Furnishings Council.
Stephen, whose work has been published in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles and Luxe magazines, has written articles for a variety of general and trade publications nationwide. He is an industry partner with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), the nation’s largest and longest-established organization of design professionals. He’s also Chairman of the Eco-committee of ASID’s Colorado Chapter.
Stephen started his career providing architecture, interior and landscape design services for leading residential and commercial design firms in California and Colorado. He is a graduate of the Art Institute of Colorado.
Stephen believes in giving back to the community. He has designed the backdrop for three art focused fund raisers: a photography exhibition / silent auction, raising funds for the Venice Family Clinic; an art expo and auction, raising funds for the Art Students League of Denver; and, The Art of Tea Gala Dinner and Auction at the Denver Art Museum. He was also a selected Design Council member for the first Colorado Children’s Hospital Foundation Design Show House, and donated countless hours of interior design and coordination time to the project. He currently is Chair of the Eco-Committee for Colorado’s American Society of Interior Designers.
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