—Courtesy of Matt Cashore
While many design pros keep a close watch on style blogs and design trends, Geoffrey Keating unapologetically looks the other way. The Colorado Springs furniture-maker, a fifth-generation woodworker whose ancestors built churches throughout the rural Southwest, believes high-quality design isn’t...
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Slifer Designs' warehouse sale will offer mountain modern furnishings and accessories for 50 to 80 percent off.
—Courtesy of Slifer Designs
There are sales and there are SALES! (exclamation point included). And while this one requires a trip up I-70, the chance to shop Slifer Designs’ warehouse this Thursday, Friday, or Saturday is well worth the drive.
It’s been 15 years since Slifer Designs last opened its Eagle warehouse to the...
July 15 2015, 10:15 AM
The exterior of ReZENed, a small store for hardened collectors of vintage goods and casual buyers alike.
Neighborhood: City Park
Go For: Previously loved home goods—from couches to vintage bottle openers. The store also stocks new items that make perfect gifts, like $27 Traviata candles, which burn for 80 hours, or the hand-knitted headbands manager Alanna Fernandez makes herself. Manager...
March 2 2015, 4:00 PM
Chic elements such as an in- digo finish and inlaid bronze details bring modern appeal to the traditional character of this nightstand, named for Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue album. “We needed it to be ‘today’ but wanted it to have the flair of the ’20s and ’30s,” Kirsten says.
—Courtesy of Richard Feldman Studios
Kirsten Zook was working in banking in Hong Kong when she joined her mother’s Denver-based furniture company, New Classics Creations, LLC in 1989—not exactly a traditional design background. But perhaps it was her worldly experience that helped Kirsten turn the family business, which she purchased...
Where: South Park Hill
Go For: Ten thousand square feet of new and vintage midcentury modern furniture, artwork, and lighting that give your home a colorful and unique—but still classic—feel.
5280 Pick: Vintage "Raindrop" sculpture (pictured at right). The work...
April 3 2014, 1:31 PM
Julee Herdt began teaching her Green Tech course 20 years ago—long before words like "upcycled" and "reclaimed" appeared on tags in high-end boutiques. "Back then, nobody knew what I was talking about," laughs Herdt, a professor of architecture at the University of Colorado Denver. Today...
March 21 2014, 12:40 PM
If Carbondale furniture and product designer Brad Reed Nelson ever gives up his woodworking gig, he might find a career in genetics. In a kind of Mendelian experiment in furniture making, the owner of Board By Design combined the solid seat and back of an Adirondack chair with the elegant arms and...
July 19 2013, 2:58 PM