Inside of the January-February 2009 Issue

In the Community, Arts and Culture, CHL on the town, Parties

Dena Kirk, Snowy Morning Light, Oil on Linen, 8x10   Dena Kirk, Snowy Morning Light, Oil on Linen, 8x10   ART Women Artists of the West present their annual...

Tips from the Pros, Get the Look, Shopping and Decor, Designer tips, Shopping and Decor, Designer tips

Winter days inspire designer Beth Armijo of Armijo Design Group in Denver to warm up interior spaces with a palette of ochres, creams, golden yellows and charcoal. “With...
    1. The 1940s and '50s were exceptional years for furniture, marked by brazen originality, technical innovation and a design sensibility that was purely American—...

Furniture

At the 2008 Milan furniture fair, design gurus came in search of something groundbreaking and left with a new vision for an age-old form: chairs, chairs and more chairs....

Architecture & Interiors

Setting the Table: Setting the Table:“My company is called Blanc Canvas because everything in design—whether it's furniture or place settings—is a blank canvas,” interior...
The light-filled library glows with golden tones on the walls and the faux bois bookcases and window frames painted by artist David Schultz. “Accessories play a large role...
Blue Herman Miller Eiffel chairs flank a new “Gus” walnut table (from One Home). The teak sideboard is vintage Danish modern and sits below two pieces of modern art...

Real Estate

Vail Valley is a little quieter than it has been after years of bustling real estate deals. Residential sales dropped 44 percent in 2008, and consumers are no longer...

Architecture & Interiors, Get the Look, Shopping and Decor, Designer tips

Where it Began: When homeowners Karen Frame and Sam Simakis bought this Boulder home about three years ago, they had just left a house with—gasp!—white walls. “My mom is an...

People

Early in Sara Zook’s career, a client asked her to design a few pieces of custom furniture. The designer discovered a new passion—and a great business. “Because I love the...

Architecture & Interiors, Tips from the Pros, Shopping and Decor, Designer tips

In the dining room, Davidson used a mix of heirlooms and retail-store furniture. The dining room table is by Crate & Barrel, while the buffet and rug are family...

Get the Look, Shopping and Decor, Designer tips

A Happy ConvergenceInterior Design: Heather Mourer, One Home, Denver, (720) 946-1505, onehomedesign.com Family Room: Sofa: “Tufty Time” sectional sofa by B&B Italia, One...