Picks of the Season

1. Technology Meets Craft

Anyone who has ever popped into Housefish, Scott Bennett’s amazing furniture design studio, on a First Friday stroll through RiNo will be happy to know that he has now opened a retail store featuring his innovative seating and storage solutions alongside a bevy of carefully curated accessories from designers Bennett admires.

Housefish 2535 Walnut St. 303.954.8975 housefish.com

 

2. Horseshoes, Anyone?

The Antibes lounge chair from Jonathan Adler has its roots in Japanese architecture with a nod to the naturalism of midcentury Scandinavian furniture. Horseshoe- like wooden curves form the bones of these pieces, cradling comfy cushions.

Chair, $2,950; Ottoman, $995 Jonathan Adler,
158 Fillmore St., Denver 303.377.1742,  jonathanadler.com

 

3. Open Doors

Long held as the highest achievement of evolution, the human hand makes an appearance in these unusual and quirky Toulouse door handles from Charles Edwards.

Brass and nickel, $724
Other finishes can be ordered Charles Edwards | charlesedwards.com

 

4. Emerald Ripple

Vivid malachite-printed glass sets the black-lacquered Sinclair bar cabinet from Currey & Co. apart from most liquor and glassware storage for a striking addition to any lounge.

$6,240; Howard Lorton Galleries 12th & Broadway; 303.831.1212; howardlorton.com

 

5. High Shine

Christian Liaigre has updated its Naja coffee table with a design by Eric Schmitt cast in solid bronze and polished to a lustrous finish.

$28,650; John Brooks; 601 S. Broadway, Denver; 303.698.9977; johnbrooksinc.com

 

6. Smart Water

Raise your eco-consciousness to the next level with Denver-based Rachio’s Smart Sprinkler Controller. The system is wi-fi–enabled and comes with a mobile app that gives you access to your sprinkler system from anywhere, allowing you to set or make adjustments on the fly.

Rachio; rachio.com

 

7. Transparency

Glass is slowly becoming a chic material of choice for bathroom fixtures. We’ve seen it in faucet handles, knobs and other details—and now this unconventional fitting from Fortis. The Uffizi is flowing with style.

From $2,900
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery
17655 E. 25th Dr., Aurora, 303.739.8000, ferguson.com 

 

8. Going Clear

Luxe upholstery melds beautifully with cool and modern Lucite in the Maynard Lounge Chair from Plexi-Craft.

$6,465; TOWN
601 S. Broadway Ste. A, Denver; 303.282.8696; townstudio.com

9. Look Both Ways

Timorous Beasties has long been known for upending the staid traditions of wallpaper design. Its Urban Chaos paper, like many of the company’s designs, blends the way figures were grouped in Chinoiserie patterns of the 18th century and Victorian silhouettes with fixtures of the modern world, such as bike messengers, crosswalks and skater kids.

$313/roll; Timorous Beasties; timorousbeasties.com