About Bloom Studio

Bloom Studio is a full-service architectural design firm based in the Colorado Front Range


We develop projects of all sizes,
with particular emphasis on dental, medical, and veterinary practices

Meet The Principal and Founder

In 2007, after 10+ years of experience with high-profile design firms, Heather Richards founded Bloom Studio


Heather Richards, AIA
Architect, founder

Heather holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the acclaimed Interior Architecture program at Arizona State University. After gaining industry experience, she founded Bloom Studio in Arizona, and then relocated the firm to the Denver metro area in 2010. Heather’s passion for excellence and creative solutions is evident in the firm’s extensive portfolio of work. She is directly involved in all projects, and is known to be a perfectionist. Her design solutions are economical, creative, and function-driven. Her design talents are widely recognized and have resulted in award-winning projects.

Away from work, Heather’s perfect day would be spent with her husband and daughters! Her favorite activities include running, biking, gardening, paddleboarding, hiking, and traveling the world.  Her dogs and pets bring a huge smile to her face – she’s never met a dog she didn’t think was adorable.

special interests

Sustainability – Sustainable practices that do not cost extra money are incorporated into all projects.  Above that, Bloom Studio has extensive knowledge of practices, materials, and finishes that conform to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and are environment-friendly.

The Impact of Design – Bloom Studio believes that the design of your space has a tremendous impact on how your business functions. A well-designed space allows you to function efficiently, retain employees, and set yourself apart from competition.  It’s just good business.

 …“I have been working with Heather for over 5 years now and would recommend her to anyone of my friends or clients.  Her great attention to detail, amazing space design skills, quick turn-around time and affordable cost of services have helped me and dozens of my professional clients.  I have never had a client go away unhappy with her price or services provided.”

-Tim Dulany, Associate Vice President for Office Properties, Colliers International

Meet the team

Shannon Fountain
Interior Designer

Shannon Fountain is a graduate of the CIDA accredited Interior Architecture and Design program at Colorado State University. Since graduating in 2009, she has gained valuable experience working for acclaimed companies in Construction, Interior Design, and Architecture fields. She prides herself on creating visually beautiful and creative spaces while paying special attention to flow and function. Shannon was thrilled to join the Bloom Studio team in January, 2018 where she is able to work directly alongside Heather and further grow in the Architecture and Design world.

Shannon is a proud Colorado native and when she’s not working, she loves camping, snowboarding, hiking, and just being in the mountains. She also enjoys crafts, DIY projects, pottery, and spending time at her home in the foothills with her husband, little boy, two dogs, cat, and chickens.

Jordan Benson
Interior Designer

Jordan Benson graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2017, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration. After rediscovering her passion for interior design, Jordan obtained her Associate Degree in Interior Design, graduating in 2020. Before joining Bloom Studio Jordan spent two and a half years working for a construction company, specializing in millwork. She prides herself on her ability to understand her clients’ needs, allowing for personalized and thoughtful design solutions. Jordan excitedly joined our team in May 2023, where she will continue to grow in the architecture and design world.

When Jordan isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her hobbies include spending time in the mountains, hiking, snowshoeing, and skiing, and spending time at the lake, wakeboarding, playing fetch with her dog, and sitting on the beach with a good book. She also wants to travel the world with her husband.

Meredith Hoffman
Interior Design Intern

Meredith Hoffman is a current student at Belmont University in Nashville, TN studying Interior Design. She came back to her Colorado roots and worked for Bloom Studio as an intern to further her knowledge in the world of Architecture and Design. Meredith is passionate about making spaces both functional and aesthetic – enhancing the environment and lifestyle of people who inhabit them!

Outside of work and school she loves anything creative including painting, drawing, and fashion. She also enjoys watching live music, reading, and spending time outdoors with friends and family.

Services Available

We can provide a broad range of services, either integrated into a full project or individually, including:

– Programming

– Architectural Space Planning

– Design Development

– Interior Design including concepting and material/finish selection

– Accessories, Signage, and Lighting design and coordination

– Furniture selection and coordination

– Construction Drawings for Contractor and City review process

– City Drawing Submittal and Coordination

– Project Budget Estimation in collaboration with Contractor

– Construction Coordination

Project map

Click here to see a map of some of our Colorado Front Range projects:

Bloom Studio Project Map