Mitchell’s Take

Denver Doors: A Gateway Sensibility

Published: July 11th, 2017

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, exude a welcoming charm […]

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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. The porous surface and pewter glaze of the Lux Travertine […]

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Interior Design Inspiration: Sedona and the Grand Canyon

Published: March 27th, 2017

New places and environments always inspire me. I hadn’t been to the American Southwest for decades, but a February destination wedding beckoned me to the stark yet colorful landscapes of Sedona and the Grand Canyon. I had forgotten the dazzling nature of a high desert Spring and the intricate interplay of light and shadow on […]

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