Onyx Studio owner Ashley Hertz is tiling a new future for herself and Bozeman. Hertz is a bit of self-professed tile fanatic, exuding enthusiasm and expertise about a medium that sometimes goes unnoticed: Patterned slabs repeated on floors and walls subtly form a room’s backdrop....

For anyone who’s moved to the Northern Rockies from another state, and for those who’ve decided to stick around, there’s no denying that parts of the draw are the big skies, the mountain views, the sprawling vistas, the connection to nature. Though the summers may...

When Donn Fuller decided to design a new home in Big Sky, Montana, he thought back to his college days and remembered a lesson from a revered professor during an aesthetics class. The professor asked his students to rank different works of art — painting,...

"I THINK YOU BOUGHT THE WRONG HOUSE,” architect Ed Ugorowski, of Design Partnership in Bozeman, Montana, remembered telling his clients. [caption id="attachment_11685" align="aligncenter" width="1500"] The heart of the home — its living area/dining room/kitchen — is characterized by floors of Topcret microcement, an Argentinian product; 200-year-old...

WHEN LOOKING FOR INSPIRATION for the remodel of their new home, Jim and Beth Hageman knew there was no better influence than nature — especially because their recently purchased property was located right on the Madison River near Ennis, Montana. [caption id="attachment_11640" align="alignleft" width="271"] As avid...