I’ve worked with Jeremy Burns as an art installer for my clients for over 5 years now and it took me a while to realize that not only is he a working artist, he’s also responsible for some of my favorite murals around Denver. I thought this would be a great place to talk with him … More A Talk With Colorado Artist Jeremy Burns About Tips for Hanging Art and Supporting Local Artists
We converted our detached, circa 1939 garage over the Spring this year into a design studio (you can read more about the start of it here) and I have been working in it ever since. It’s awesome to walk outside in the morning with my mug of coffee, say hello to the koi and goldfish in the pond, … More My Converted Garage to a Design Studio: Take a tour!
It’s Fall – why is she talking about floral patterns? What happened to plaid? Floral patterns are a fantastic way to make a bold design statement in a modern interior. I think they can look incredible next to clean lined furniture. The juxtaposition of the lush and unexpected organic beauty of flowers with a … More Trend Alert: Year Round Flowers! Fall Florals in Home Decor
Kevin Russ prints on Society 6: I’ve followed iPhone photographer Kevin Russ on Instagram for years now. He’s been on the road since 2012 and his images of traveling around this continent have been inspiring, enlightening and moving. The people, stories and land he’s encountered on his trek are rooted in Jack Kerouac, John Steinbeck … More September Obsessions: Art, Design and Life
“Design is the search for a magical balance between business and art” – Valerie Pettis James Hixson, owner of Denver’s Blackhound Design Company, recently launched a gorgeous new furniture line inspired by Colorado and made of Colorado’s beetle kill pine. Hixson, and the team at Black Hound, have done some amazing work for places like Punch … More A Talk With James Hixson of Denver’s Black Hound Design Company About Creativity, Business and the Launch of Their New Furniture Line
I love two contradictory things: minimalism and styling shelves with art, books and accessories. A kitchen with no upper cabinets melds these two loves perfectly. If you’re looking for a striking idea for your kitchen – consider taking the upper cabinets completely out of the picture. You can still put in a few shelves if you … More 5 Unusual and Gorgeous Kitchens with No Upper Cabinets
On last week’s post, Modern Farmhouse Revealed, I shared more photo’s from one of the kitchens I designed that was recently published in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles September/October issue. This week I have the magazine in hand (see my cheesy photo above) and have an excerpt of the article as well as a few behind the … More Suburban Kitchen turned Modern Farmhouse: Press and Behind the Scenes