Courtesy of City Floral Garden Center
It’s the time of year when it’s totally acceptable to bedazzle your home and put a tartan bow on anything (and everything) in sight. But once the trims of the season are packed away, the world can look a little barren—especially your outside spaces, which glisten so well under December’s lights. We...
December 28 2016, 10:00 AM
Photos courtesy of Ali Vagnini
There’s a name for that cozy feeling you crave this time of year—and although the concept is perhaps universally understood, the pronunciation can be tricky.
"Hygge" (hoo-ga) is the Danish philosophy of enjoying life’s simpler moments. It’s a notion that first captivated Coloradan Alexandra Gove...
December 21 2016, 12:10 PM
—Illustration by Lincoln Agnew
Not so long ago, most attorneys were jacks-of-all-trades: One lawyer could write the contracts for your business, handle your estate, and defend you against criminal charges. That’s no longer the case. The law has been split into dozens of categories—ranging from criminal law to bankruptcy to water...
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
Courtesy of LIV Sotheby’s
The year was 1928, and Florence Kountze Best spent her inheritance building her dream home in Denver’s Belcaro neighborhood. The daughter of an esteemed Colorado banker, Best enlisted the now-renowned architectural firm of Fisher & Fisher to dream up a fantastic Mediterranean Revival home at...
November 30 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
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
The bad news: An invasion is inevitable. Even worse, more than 330,000 potential victims have already been identified in the Mile High City. The good news: We have Rob Davis, Denver’s city forester, on our side.
“I’ve been watching the emerald ash borer [EAB] since it showed up in Michigan in...
September 28 2016, 12:55 PM