Bots, Zam + Zim

Posted by on Nov 25, 2017 in Destinations, Inspiration | No Comments

A VERY CLOSE FRIEND OF THE IS CEO absolutely LOVES going on safari in Africa. This trip – his 18th – was something new, something different to his usual… it was a self-drive safari. The countries he would be exploring were places he had visited before, yet as he would discover at the end of […]

Summer Into Fall 2017

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Inspiration, News + Updates | No Comments

ONE OF THE MANY BENEFITS an independent gets to enjoy is ‘calling it’ when work and play begin and end. For some these two realities are interchangeable, which makes it a lot more fun, more enjoyable! My soulmate and I have the pleasure of taking a substantial amount of time off in July and August, […]

Fly Tying Launched!

WHAT A PORTFOLIO THIS IS and will become over time… Fly Tying in Inspiration on IS! Inspired Spaces is pleased to launch the Fly Tying portfolio, featuring nine masters in the art of designing and/or tying flies. This page introduces professional tyers who are members on the Partridge PRO-Team and Lagartun PRO-Staff teams, and members on […]

A Little Story

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in Fly Tying, Inspiration | No Comments

MY FASCINATION WITH TYING FLIES started in 1996 when I took my first tying lesson at Turner’s Fly Shop. The biggest reason I wanted to learn how to tie… I needed to have patterns that worked for our local beaches which are totally different than anywhere else. I had been chasing coho for 10 years […]

Happy New Year!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in Inspiration, News + Updates | No Comments

WHAT CAN ONE SAY when the year that is coming to a close was stellar… as was 2016! The past 12 months have seen change… some planned, some not. To embrace the changes that come into one’s life, one should always see every change as an opportunity that can deliver something even better. It is […]

Catching Up With IS!

Posted by on Dec 5, 2016 in Inspiration, News + Updates | No Comments

BRINGING ONE AND ALL up-to-date with IS. In April 2016, the former incorporated company operated by Richard Mayer… Phoenix Studios Inc. …underwent an official name change to… IS Creative Inc., which is dba Inspired Spaces (IS). To reflect this change, the branding on the IS web site is now current… the content on our site […]

Bucket List

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Fly Fishing, Inspiration | No Comments

CHRISTMAS ISLAND ~ Kiritimati ~ is located approximately 1,200 miles south of Hawaii and is considered to be one of the world’s largest pristine atoll. Even today this unspoiled fishery is still a ‘top of list’ destination for many fly anglers. It was definitely a bucket list trip for me to pursue monster Bonefish, Giant […]

More Boat Skins

Posted by on Oct 20, 2016 in Art, Fly Fishing, Inspiration | No Comments

ONE PENDLETON RIVER DRIFT BOAT with a selection of ROSI ART boat skins… something to whet your appetite… to get you thinking “Which Rosi art is perfect for my boat?”. This post builds on the initial announcement that Rosi Oldenburg and Richard Mayer are exploring which of Rosi’s angling art images work best on different […]

Drift Boat Skins by ROFA

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Art, Fly Fishing, Inspiration | No Comments

IS A ROSI ART DRIFT BOAT SKIN something you’d like on your drift boat to personalize your boat? If it is, then look no further… Rosi Oldenburg would LOVE to work with you to make your drift boat a stunning vision in the water and off! Richard Mayer and Rosi Oldenburg  are exploring the possibilities […]