A project by contemporary architect Scott Lindenau's firm, Studio B, in Aspen
—Photo courtesy of Scott Lindenau
Scott Lindenau didn’t take a traditional career path to starting his Aspen-based architecture firm, Studio B, in 1991: He considered medical school, worked as a ski instructor, and traveled the world before finally deciding to study architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design. But he caught...
A Rocky Mountain Table Company table with Comet legs and a beetle-kill pine round top
—Courtesy of Rocky Mountain Table Company
Overwhelmed by the endless choices that come with designing a piece from scratch? Rocky Mountain Table Company, a nationwide online venture based in Denver, empowers you to mix and match predetermined options to create the perfect table for your home. The website’s easy-to-use interface shows you...
—Illustration by Pietari Posti
1. Pinpoint your style.
Rip out pages from home magazines and browse design sites such as Houzz and Pinterest for ideas and inspiration. What catches your eye? “It doesn’t even have to be furniture—it could just be something you like the lines of, or the color,” says Ryan Dirksen, owner of Where...
—Courtesy of Raul Garcia
Delineating spaces—without making rooms feel closed in—was the goal for architect E.J. Meade of Arch11 when he set out to design a townhome in Boulder. Inspired by traditional Japanese screens, he sketched an open staircase with a wooden lattice—only to have his client ask if there were a way he...
—Photography by David Lauer
Ten days after the Waldo Canyon Fire ravaged more than 18,000 acres and nearly 350 homes in June 2012, a retired Army couple spotted a slice of hope just south of Colorado Springs’ Garden of the Gods Club and Resort: an empty lot on a ridge looking west. The pair’s townhome had been reduced to ash...
A custom wood-and-steel pergola sets the stage for an outdoor dinner party at this Hilltop home.
—Photography by David Lauer
When Beau and Monique Wehrle were looking for a home to rent in Hilltop in 2012, they stumbled upon one of the city’s architectural gems: a stunning midcentury modern home designed by one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s students. The low-slung four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom house, designed in 1941 by Earl...
The 25th & Larimer development in RiNo hosts some of the city's hottest tenants, including Work & Class, Cart-Driver, and Topo Designs.
—Image courtesy of Gravitas Development Group
When Ryan Diggins, a commercial developer in Denver, started contemplating his next project a few years ago, he was keen on using old shipping containers to construct a modern mixed-use microspace on an empty lot in RiNo. Unfortunately, nobody had attempted such a complex in Colorado (How would it...
— Photography by Benjamin Rasmussen
Michael Bennet is late. He’s half-running, half-walking through the basement cafeteria of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, careening past congressional staffers and constituents, double-timing it to the United States Capitol building, where he’s scheduled to make a speech. “This is the shuffle...