Who We Are
Linda and Bernie Nagy are artists and designers and are partners in both marriage and in business. For 33 years they owned a retail/mail-order/direct-marketing business with imports from Europe. Throughout that time they gained knowledge and expertise in marketing, design and retail operations.
Now in retirement, they continue to work together on various creative projects. Since 2010, they have published three coffee table books and in 2014 a pocket field guide on Rocky Mountain Wildflowers. Their first two photo books on South Park, Colorado won Colorado and international awards. In 2014 the Wildflower book won CIPA/Evvy (Colorado Independent Publishers) top awards for Academic Reference, Nature, and Interior layout and design. An expanded edition of Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Guide book was published in March 2016 and won even more awards! Now the updated and expanded 2019 Rocky Mountain Wilidflowers Field Guide is available with over 285 wildflowers identified.
Bernie's passion is photography and creative design; Linda's is painting, drawing, and creative writing for news media and magazines. Their artwork has been featured in galleries in Georgia and Colorado. Besides their artistic talents, they enjoy skiing, hiking and traveling. They hosted and guided tours to Europe with VIP-Alpine Tours from 1995 to 2010. Bernie, a native of Austria knows the language and customs as well as many quaint places that most tour companies miss.VIP-Alpine Tours is now run by their daughter, Christina Ernst who has recently added Georgia Wine Tours to her business.
Entrepreneurship, creativity, dedication and hard work describe the work ethic of this talented couple who are enjoying retirement in Colorado's high country.