—Photograph by Emily Minton Redfield
Still not convinced that color is the ultimate space-changer? Let this tailored master bedroom, in which a single blast of purple on the settee awakens an otherwise quiet scene, persuade you once and for all. Designed by Ashley Campbell as part of a Greenwood Village remodel, the room reflects the...
—Photography by Emily Minton Redfield
Most design pros who are updating a space would experiment with one, maybe two, of the following style moves: Mix pieces from different periods. Combine unexpected colors. Juxtapose unlikely patterns. But for this home in Boulder’s Mapleton Hill neighborhood, designer Andrea Schumacher—a self-...
Design director Lauren Matthews of staging company White Orchid Interiors prepped this Broomfield home to sell by selecting neutral furnishings, fresh throw pillows, and rich, textural materials. —Photo courtesy of White Orchid Interiors
With many homes in Denver selling within days (if not hours!) of being listed, overconfident owners looking to jump into the red-hot real estate market this spring might be tempted to skip out on pre-sale prep. Big mistake, says design and staging company White Orchid Interiors’ Lauren Matthews,...
Left, Ken Schroeppel inside Union Station’s Great Hall. Right, David Larabee and Megan Hudacky doing some rooftop lounging above DoubleButter’s studio in Baker. —Photography by Aaron Colussi
The Color Guru
Eric Mandil, principal designer and architect, Mandil Inc.
—Eric Mandil inside his architecture and design firm offices in Lincoln Park
Some architects champion local materials and building styles; Eric Mandil champions local colors. Using classic hues that complement...
Millie, 13, catches up on some reading in the clean-lined living room, with matching side chairs from overstock.com and a sofa from Crate & Barrel. The space showcases a simple design trick: Place neutral furnishings against bold, saturated walls for an elegant look. —Photography by David Lauer
Every parent looks forward to A certain sweet spot when it comes to raising kids: Homeowner Jill Keogh describes this time as “no teens yet, and no toddlers anymore.” On the brink of these golden years, Jill and her husband, Brendan, came into their brand-new Broomfield home on a mission to...
—Photo by Rebecca Stumpf
Danielle Wallinger’s approach to creating expressive, functional spaces that make her clients feel at home is simple: Ask questions. Lots of them. At the start of any project, she seeks to uncover her clients’ favorite brands, their daily routines, the colors of their cars—all the details that...
—Photography by Kimberly Gavin
Go Big With Art: The vaulted ceilings and stately fireplace meet their match in a large-scale painting by Colorado artist Amy Metier (from the William Havu Gallery). A smaller work would feel too diminutive in the lofty space.
Create Outdoor Conversation Areas: You don’t need an expansive patio to be able to enjoy Colorado’s beauty. Here, a simple arrangement of patio furniture (from now-shuttered Smith & Hawken) lets the homeowners and guests enjoy the sounds of Gore Creek.
Jim and Laura Marx are pros at...
—Photography by Kimberly Gavin
The first step in any renovation project is looking at what is and envisioning what could be—and that’s more difficult in some cases than in others. Take Andrea and Scott Stapleford’s dilapidated garage: Where others might have been discouraged by crumbling brick walls, off-kilter doors, and a dirt...