Focus On: Evergreen Design Co.
To be evergreen, something must be both vibrant and functional through life’s many seasons. For Veronica Colby, the same is true of interior design. Creating spaces that reflect the people that live in them and that continue to serve them as they grow is what Colby’s design company, Evergreen, is all about; as she puts it, “design that accommodates real life.”
“We’re honored to be invited into our clients lives,” enthuses Colby. “It’s no small thing to communicate the atmosphere they want us to create for them.” Evergreen was established in 2020 with the goal of bringing together timeless inspiration and realistic functionality. “For us, it’s about creatively meeting the needs of others in their most intimate environment: their homes,” explains Colby who is inspired by the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright, William Morris, and Edith Wharton to name a few greats.
Perhaps more importantly though, Colby finds herself rooted in family values, inspired also by her entrepreneurial parents and her contractor husband who holds an important spot on her team. She understands intimately what it means to connect with clients, to be invited into the intimacy of their home, and create a space that marries these two values: breathtaking creativity and family.
One of the important ways that Colby keeps an “evergreen” focus is through sustainable design, achieved through second-hand furnishings and ethically sourced materials that create a warm style. “Our mission is to surround our clients with all the elements they love while creating a greener environment inside and outside the home,” she notes.
“My hope is to leave my clients with a sense of fulfillment,” reflects Colby. “I want them to feel like I understood them and what they wanted and that I gave them exactly that, if not more.” As for her number one piece of design advice, Colby muses, “At the end of the day, the only one who has to love where you live is you. Let your home reflect who you are!”