A Rocky Mountain Table Company table with Comet legs and a beetle-kill pine round top
—Courtesy of Rocky Mountain Table Company
Overwhelmed by the endless choices that come with designing a piece from scratch? Rocky Mountain Table Company, a nationwide online venture based in Denver, empowers you to mix and match predetermined options to create the perfect table for your home. The website’s easy-to-use interface shows you...
—Illustration by Pietari Posti
1. Pinpoint your style.
Rip out pages from home magazines and browse design sites such as Houzz and Pinterest for ideas and inspiration. What catches your eye? “It doesn’t even have to be furniture—it could just be something you like the lines of, or the color,” says Ryan Dirksen, owner of Where...
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—Photography by Emily Minton Redfield
If you’re going to be up all night with your new bundle of joy, you might as well have a nursery you enjoy spending time in. So figured the Wash Park couple who asked Conni Newsome and Ashley Larson of C&A Interiors to design a cozy, modern nursery for their baby girl. “The room is small, so we...
Elevate an end-of-growing-season dinner party with harvest-inspired goods from Idea Chíc.
—Photography by Tanya Dueri
You're Hosting: A Harvest Party
Go to: Idea Chíc
As the first frost approaches, it’s time to pull up all those squashes and pumpkins and gather friends to share in your end-of-season bounty. Set the tone with harvest-inspired invitations and paper goods from this Glendale shop (and e-...
Try a fun, statement-making chandelier, such as this one by local artist Tracey Barnes.
—Photo by Emily Minton Redfield
For Erica and Elliott Farber, part of the fun of cooking is being together in the kitchen of their Congress Park bungalow. It’s a newly discovered pleasure: Before a recent remodel, the pair couldn’t prep a meal at the same time. “There wasn’t really space for two cooks,” says Company KD designer...
Lon McGowan in his flagship design shop, Alpine Modern, just off Boulder's Pearl Street Mall
If you think Boulder is a bastion of flannel-clad outdoor-fitness freaks, well, you’re right—but not as right as you used to be. Lured by the city’s booming tech scene, coastal transplants have injected a heightened taste for modern design into the People’s Republic. It’s from this melting pot (...
—Photography by Rebecca Stumpf, lolagrayhome.com