Customizable furniture, mustachioed throw pillows, and more await at Firefly Furnishings.
—All photos by Sarah Cahalan
Where: Cherry Creek North
Go For: Customizable furniture for your nursery or kids' rooms and unique gifts for both mom and baby.
5280 Pick: This 24-by-18-inch U.S. map pulls double duty as a cute decoration and a learning tool—plus, in a world of gender-stereotypical...
September 16 2015, 10:30 AM
The Neighborhood: Lowry Field
Located on the site of the former Lowry Air Force Base, this eastern Denver 'hood offers an oasis from the hustle and bustle (and traffic) of downtown, while still remaining quite accessible. Today, residential homes and condos, starting from around the $200,000s,...
September 10 2015, 3:10 PM
Adams & Jane's extensive collection of throw pillows is perfect for adding pattern or a pop of color, no matter what style your home is.
—Courtesy of Adams & Jane Home Collection
So often when we finally make a design decision—and pay for it—we’re forced to wait the requisite eight to 10 weeks before we actually see how that sofa will work in the living room. “That’s just torture,” says interior designer Amy Adams, owner of the nearly year-old Denver boutique Adams &...
August 26 2015, 10:00 AM
This 2,192-square-foot home in LoHi, made up of seven recycled shipping containers, could be yours for $749,000.
—Photos courtesy of Proform Real Estate
List Price: $749,000
Living Space: 2,192 square feet
Denver’s hippest shops and restaurants have already turned to recycled shipping containers to deliver a modern, industrial take on commercial design: See RiNo’s mixed-use development 25th...
August 19 2015, 12:00 PM
The University of Denver campus is the centerpiece of this bustling neighborhood.
There’s something nostalgic about a stroll through Denver’s bustling University neighborhood. As the sidewalks fill with University of Denver students getting settled in for the new school year, there’s an air of excitement and anticipation—that unmistakable “first day of school” feeling—even if...
August 13 2015, 2:45 PM
A rendering of Sunset magazine's 2015 Idea House in Hilltop. Tour the real thing starting August 7. —Courtesy of Sunset Idea House
When it comes to choosing a site for Sunset magazine’s annual Idea House, the team searches for the city and property that best capture the current “spirit of the West”—and it’s undeniably Denver’s moment.
“Denver is booming,” says Joanna Linberg, Sunset’s home editor. While our white-hot...
July 27 2015, 11:30 AM
Annie Huston owns Birdsall & Co. with her husband, Scott. (All photos: Kiran Herbert)
Neighborhood: Platt Park (on South Broadway's Antique Row)
Go for: All sorts of fun pieces geared toward outdoor living (think Fornetto pizza ovens and cast stone fountains), although you’ll likely walk away with a few decorative items for inside your home as well. From gardening tools and...
July 20 2015, 11:15 AM
(All photos: Kiran Herbert)
The Neighborhood: Golden Triangle / Civic Center
It wouldn’t take you more than a half hour to walk the entire length of Civic Center (known to locals as the Golden Triangle), one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods, which today boasts a healthy mix of history and entrepreneurship. Under 2,000...
July 10 2015, 9:33 AM