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Matter is a full-service interior architectural design and project management firm that follows imagination and creativity wherever it leads. Located in and inspired by Aspen, we help our clients create spaces that embody a luxe lifestyle, evocative of the passion, purpose, and freedom that draw people to this extraordinary place.


More than 30 years of creative, technical, and management expertise give us the confidence and maturity to shepherd bold design into being. Working closely with our clients, we explore materials, textures, proportions, colors, and objects that reflect their lifestyles and tell their stories.


Our expertise includes interior design, construction, and project management, technical design, and architectural drawing. Not only do we help you articulate your vision but we ensure it is executed with total fidelity.

We are... dreamers. wranglers. guides.


We are a family of designers who combine a richly imaginative aesthetic with technical acumen, management skills, and a talent for turning the creative process into a rewarding experience as well as a breathtaking destination.

Nicole Hernandez

Founder and Creative Director

A seasoned communicator and creative force, Nicole brings a fresh perspective on concept development, a deep industry knowledge of design trends and products and a unique understanding of Luxe lifestyle living in and inspired by Aspen.

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Founder, Lead Designer, and Interior Architect

An interior designer with extensive technical design, construction and project management experience, Soraya has a 35-year track record of technical acumen and bringing creative solutions to challenging design environments. Soraya is also former VP of Advocacy for ASID Rocky Mountain Chapter.

Noelle Hernandez

Founder and Managing Director

During her 35-year design career, Noelle has built a reputation for organization, collaboration, and communication, and has distinguished herself as one of Aspen’s top designers. Her fresh, modern approach is built on an extensive background in construction and project management, space planning, finishes, furniture selection, and kitchen and bath design.

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Great design requires fearless collaboration, communication, and trust. We create exceptional spaces and client experiences by listening closely, engaging completely, and championing the vision every step of the way.


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