Summer in Park City means family, fun, friends, fresh air, warm days and cool nights. Temperatures are often described as having the Goldilocks effect, not too warm and not too cold. It is easy to expand interior space out and, at the same time, bring the outside in for the perfect balance.

Local Park City interior designers can help grow your living space with lighting, comfortable seating, festive fabrics and even sun protection in the form of shades, umbrellas and awnings.

Renowned for custom ski boot fitting in the winter, Christy Sports has what Parkites need to create the perfect patio in the summer. Featuring over 50 different collections, Christy Sports has a large inventory that includes full dining sets to comfortable outdoor sofa sets. With a variety of accessories including throw pillows, cushions and rugs, their designers will help you create new spaces or spruce up what you have. Christy Sports can even help with outdoor cooking. Traeger smokers and gourmet grills keep chefs out of hot inside kitchens and out where the fun is happening with family and friends.

Whether you are looking for a single item to enhance and freshen your space or an entirely new environment, San Francisco Design specializes in modern and contemporary design for the mountain home. Experienced and creative designers will support your experience virtually or in-person. With the pandemic pushing more people into working from home, San Francisco Design can also help design in-home o ffi ce space with sleek, elegant and functional furniture that will make working from home both productive and comfortable.

Cathy Hemsley with Hamilton Park Interiors (HPI) noted that there is a 65% increased interest in outdoor living this year. The pandemic has made a home’s outdoor space even more important. Designing around the need folks have for getting up, getting out and breathing in fresh air is essential. Many people are focusing on having their living room flow seamlessly into the outside. Hemsley notes, “A great way to do this is to arrange the furniture like a living room so it is a natural transition. We use neutral base colors that can work with multiple styles throughout the year.” This summer, covered seating areas are trending to add an elevated element to your outdoor space.

Suzanne Geibel McCammon’s primary goal is to design interior and exterior spaces that are functional and comfortable as well as unique and attractive. Having worked in home design for over twenty years, Suzanne has developed incredible resources and contacts around the globe in the home furnishing industry. Suzanne will help you find just the right furniture, rugs and accessories; whether marrying design with architecture on a new home or refreshing a remodel. The large Oohs and Aahs retail showroom is conveniently located on Kearns Boulevard. Unique and accessories in the showroom are available for immediate purchase or can be customized to your individual style. The best referrals are client’s friends and family that “ooh and aah” at indoor/outdoor design customized by Suzanne.

A Park City staple, Park City Blind and Design, knows that the mountain sun is bright and even homes have to wear shades. Ann Olson explains, “Park City is a great place for indoor/outdoor living in the spring, summer and fall seasons. Th ere are amazing views and fresh mountain air to enjoy.” However, she notes, “Sun control can be an issue at certain times of the day.” At Park City Blind and Design, consultants will help you find both inspiration and solutions for tough to cover spaces. Their current favorite treatments for sun control are exterior drapes, motorized exterior shades and retractable awnings. They are all easily adjustable to meet the needs of the moment.

Robert Kelly Home, renowned as a premier resource for both furniture and interior design in Park City is ready to support building the home of your dreams or updating your current style indoors and out. This year, Robert Kelly Home is featuring Bernhardt for inside/outside living comfort. Blending modern technology and traditional craftsmanship, the fit, finish, hardware and construction of the Bernhardt pieces at Robert Kelly Home will provide style and ease. Comfortable sofas, swivel chairs and sturdy tables will move the inside out. With subtle base fabrics, the furniture can be customized with throw pillows and accessories.

Featuring lighting for both inside and outside, Wasatch Lighting’s showroom is a light lover’s paradise. Their designers can help with custom builds and simple pieces to light the night. From sconces to chandeliers, the right lighting changes the ambience and security of outdoor spaces. Security lighting that is motion triggered can still be an elegant enhancement that matches your home and your taste.

Let the local Park City home design experts help you create more living space by moving outside to enjoy the fresh crisp air, natural sounds and each other.

SOURCEJulie Hooker
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