Inspired by an uncomplicated esthetic these designs use durable timeless materials while employing efficiency of assembly. Acrylic, light wood or felted wool are used to set off darker materials such as metal, stone or stained wood. All these material tie back to place, sustainability concerns and of course aesthetic. For example, steel is a favored element at SK4 designs. Historically, steel was the material that built the West. In the Rocky Mountains there are pounds of steel rusting on steep hillsides, a legacy of the mining boom. As the West has grownup steel is a material that brings us back to our roots, ages with grace and is 100% recyclable and has inspired us to let it shine as we design for the next century.