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The Expert’s Guide to Creating a Well-Designed Home in 2021

Sari Mina Ross shares the trends that will shape our living spaces this year—from high-performance kitchens to easy-clean, antibacterial materials and more.

The Micro-Apartment Trend Finds a Home in Cherry Creek North

Studio 135’s ultra-efficient studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments prove you can sacrifice square footage without skimping on style.

The Future of Design

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to take a good, hard look at the places we call home and figure out how we can make them safer, more functional and comfortable, and better aligned with our values. We talked to local design experts to learn how that’s playing out in the spaces where we live, work, and play.


How COVID-19 Is Influencing Home Design

The architects of Boulder-based Bldg Collective discuss shifting toward a more values-based approach, how to “future-proof” your home, and what’s next for Colorado’s design community.

Creating an At-Home Workspace That’s in It for the Long Haul

Interior designer Kirsten Brundage offers four ways to alleviate your work-from-home woes.

Marilyn Wells

Behind the Spontaneous, Meditative Art of Sumi-E

Denver artist Marilyn Wells channels energy and emotion into the ancient art of ink-wash painting.

The Best Home Shops and Design Services in Denver Right Now

You voted. We tallied. Our editors picked their favorites. Introducing our first-ever list of the city’s 46 most beloved design resources, from architecture firms to rug boutiques, antiques shops to landscape designers. You can thank us later.

Outdoor living

5 Ways To Upgrade Your Home’s Outdoor Oasis

At-home al fresco spaces have been sanity-savers in the time of COVID-19. Here’s how to make the most of yours.

8 Essentials for an Inviting (and Germ-Free!) Entryway

These must-have pieces make for the perfect place to leave the stresses of the outside world behind.

Gift Guide 2020: 8 Gorgeous Local Goods for the Stylish Home

Make this holiday season memorable for all the best reasons with these beautiful, locally sourced gifts for the home.

10 New Trends in Multifamily Housing Design

OZ Architecture’s Nate Jenkins helps us imagine the new design details that will allow apartment, condo, and loft dwellers to live (and work) safely and comfortably in high-density spaces in the years to come.

Jordan and Lindy Williams

Boulder’s Saltwolf Aims to Deliver Fine Furnishings, Fast

With their direct-to-designer platform, Saltwolf, Boulder-based interiors experts Lindy and Jordan Williams have mastered the new art of delivering heirloom-quality furnishings on a modern timeline.

Living Room Cabin

Design Lessons From a One-Month Cabin Makeover

How a young couple transformed their dated Coal Creek Canyon cabin into a Scandi-sleek retreat in just under 30 days.

How to Prep Your Patio for Winter

Five ways to make your outdoor living spaces more comfortable and functional when the weather turns cold.

Is It Time to Turn Your Dreams of a Backyard Studio Into a Reality?

We asked the cofounder and creative director of Boulder’s Studio Shed to explain the process—and perks—of adding a prefab shed to your property.

Secrets to the Perfect Summer Dinner Party

Miller Lane Mercantile’s Calli Swofford shares the secret ingredients for hosting a cool, casual summertime soirée.

Inside an Interior Designer’s Shoppable Studio

We take you inside the endlessly inspiring Cherry Hills Village studio of interior designer Susan Weiss.

Pursue Your Passion for Design with Havenly’s Free Online University

The Denver-based service devoted to solving your interior design dilemmas debuts Havenly University, free online coursework that will give you the digital design skills you need to solve them yourself.

Everything You Need to Grill in Style This Summer

Helming the grill is just more fun when you’ve got a few gorgeous gadgets on hand to help get the job done. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites—all available from local businesses—just in time for your next barbecue.

You’ll Love This Home Photographer’s Pivot to Gorgeous Still Lifes

Denver-based professional photographer—and frequent 5280 Home contributor—Emily Minton Redfield shares the creative outlet that has kept her busy behind the lens during this stay-at-home season.

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