Mitchell’s Take

Denver’s Art in the Park

Published: July 24th, 2017

Ever since Chicago unveiled its Picasso in the Chicago Loop, I’ve had a fascination with monumental public art. So on my recent trip to Denver, I was thrilled to encounter an exhibit of striking Calder sculptures set within the gorgeous natural setting of the Denver Botanic Garden. The interplay between sculpture and nature can be […]

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Denver Doors: A Gateway Sensibility

Published: July 11th, 2017

The Doors of Denver Whenever I’m in a new city, one of my favorite pastimes is to stroll neighborhoods with interesting histories and architecture. On a recent trip to visit good friends in Denver, I came across an area called the “Morgan Subdivision.” The gorgeous homes there, most of them built between 1910 and 1930, […]

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Tile Style: The New Look

Published: May 1st, 2017

You would think a design material as old as tile couldn’t possibly be re-invented. Yet, I imagine the Moors of Spain who introduced tile to the West would be in awe at how it’s evolved. I am too, and I’m looking at five stunning examples. A New Tile Style The porous surface and pewter glaze […]

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