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Become Your Own Best Designer With Help From the Havenly Founders’ New Decorating Book

A just-published design guide by Lee Mayer and Emily Motayed—the sisters behind Denver-based online design service Havenly—demystifies the process of finding your décor style and bringing it to life in your home.

A Denver Designer’s Chair Had a Starring Role at the 93rd Oscars

At this year’s intimate ceremony, the best seats in the house were designed by Denver’s own Jerri Hobdy.

Should You Pop the Top on Your Home?

That is the question many Denverites are pondering as they balance the need for more space with the challenges of entering the city’s competitive housing market. Here, local contractor and pop-top expert Justin Bride offers helpful insights and advice.

Start Fresh This Season With These Pretty, Local Appliances

Adding color to the kitchen just got easier, thanks to Boulder-based appliance maker Big Chill’s new Spring Edit palette of four refined colorways.

10 Outdoor Seats Fit for Royalty

The now-famous patio chairs that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle perched upon during their interview with Oprah may have sold out (in 48 hours!), but we’ve got 10 alternatives with the same breezy vibe.

At Home on the Banks of the Roaring Fork River

A Snowmass home gets an inviting makeover that celebrates its idyllic setting.

Asuka Sasaki of the Colorado Ballet Shares Her Favorite Furnishing

We can see why she loves this charming and practical piece.

Get to Know Eli Hariton, Denver’s Newest Design Star

Local designer Eli Hariton, contestant on HGTV’s new series, Design Star: Next Gen shares his unique take on style, plus highlights from the competition, from meeting Karim Rashid to faux-painting with potatoes.

Stahl House in Congress Park Becomes Denver’s Newest Landmark

The local gem, beloved for its charming Queen Anne– and Richardsonian Romanesque–style detailing, was officially declared a local landmark, 132 years after its construction.

Instantly Refresh Your Home With These 10 Things

Local stylist Bret Alexandra shares her favorite items and practices for making a space feel new again.

We Found the Home Library of Our Dreams

This one-of-a-kind, historic space sits inside an old coal silo in the Clayton neighborhood.

Finding Perfect Harmony in Colorado Springs

A Colorado Springs architect and a Denver designer—working nearly six decades apart—give a pair of Colorado transplants a mountainside home filled with dramatic mid-mod details and a touch of rock ‘n’ roll.

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.

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.

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.

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