—Photos courtesy of XO Gift Company
Go For: Eye-catching gift and home items made by a diverse selection of crafty American artisans (including plenty of local vendors with Centennial State pride)
5280 Pick: This 16-by-11.5-inch messenger bag is locally designed and screen-printed by the Parker husband-and-...
December 15 2016, 5:10 PM
The American Society of Interior Designers' (ASID) Colorado Chapter decorated the Governor's Residence for the holidays. Holiday tours, free and open to the public, will take place December 8-11 and December 15-18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All photos by Sarah Boyum
In the midst of the hectic holiday season, be sure to pencil in a free tour of the Governor's Residence at Boettcher Mansion. Six rooms on the lower level of the Mansion are professionally decorated by members of the American Society of Interior Designers' (ASID) Colorado Chapter, each with...
December 7 2016, 12:25 PM
Photo courtesy of Tara Malouf/Red Thread Images
’Tis the season for entertaining at home, and we’ve chosen a few of our favorite gifts that will delight the host and hostess on your list.
Cause for Comfort
When it comes to cozy couch time in front of the fire, there’s no such thing as too many pillows. These handmade creations (pictured...
December 5 2016, 4:00 PM
Photo courtesy of Azure Furniture Company
The holiday season means your schedule is packed with festive events and social gatherings. But if you’re stressing over how to make yours stand out from the rest (while staying sane), you can relax knowing that just a few key additions can enhance your party from an everyday affair to a must-...
November 16 2016, 2:24 PM
Photo by Natasha Gardner
When you stand on a sidewalk in this densely built neighborhood, it is hard to imagine that it was once home to Denver’s Stapleton International Airport. The last plane took off on February 25, 1995 (en route to London) and construction for the new neighborhood began in earnest in 2001. Today,...
November 16 2016, 11:40 AM
Shift Workspace's second outpost is located in the 22,000-square-foot former Fistell's Electronics warehouse in the Golden Triangle. —Photos courtesy of Purple Pointe Photography
Original art, a massage center, a rooftop deck, an open bar...you might rightly ask how anyone gets anything done in such an environment. But designing offices to feel a little less like work is the intent of real estate developer Grant Barnhill, whose adventures in co-working began when he...
November 1 2016, 1:00 PM
West Elm opens its doors in Boulder's 29th Street Mall on October 27. Courtesy of Megan Newton Photography/West Elm
When does the opening of a big-box store generate palpable excitement in the People's Republic? Well, it certainly helps if the retailer is promoting—and selling—the work of local artisans. When West Elm opens its second Colorado store today in the 29th Street Mall, shoppers will find home and...
October 27 2016, 10:20 AM
Local designer and home stager Lauren Matthews (right) on the set of DIY Network's Denver-based show, "Raise the Roof."
Even in today's white-hot real estate market, when it comes to selling a home, style matters.
“The key is making any home appeal to the broadest market of buyers,” says Evergreen native Lauren Matthews, design director of Englewood-based White Orchid Interiors. Matthews’ 10-year-old business...
October 25 2016, 10:35 AM