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  • Erik Barsch grew up helping his dad around the house—repair projects, working on cars—and learned to love working with his hands to create and build. “I started doing projects in […]

    Barsch Woodworks: Erik Barsch

    Erik Barsch grew up helping his dad around the house—repair projects, working on cars—and learned to love working with his hands to create and build. “I started doing projects in […]

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  • At age eight, Michelle Ku first laid eyes on House Beautiful magazine—and she was instantly hooked on interior design. In high school, she involved herself in selecting finishes throughout her […]

    KU Interior Design Michelle Ku, ASID

    At age eight, Michelle Ku first laid eyes on House Beautiful magazine—and she was instantly hooked on interior design. In high school, she involved herself in selecting finishes throughout her […]

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  • Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area exposed Y. Rosemary “Rosie” Fivian to some of Northern California’s most dramatic architecture. Still, she entered the University of California, Berkeley, without […]

    Architect Y. Rosemary Fivian

    Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area exposed Y. Rosemary “Rosie” Fivian to some of Northern California’s most dramatic architecture. Still, she entered the University of California, Berkeley, without […]

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  • The Colorado chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) recently anointed five “Rising Stars” in the design world. The Rising Star awards came into being in 2013 during […]

    Star Power

    The Colorado chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) recently anointed five “Rising Stars” in the design world. The Rising Star awards came into being in 2013 during […]

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  • Watching arborist Chris Strickland maneuvering among the branches of a tree that towers above the homes on quiet residential street in the Highlands is breathtaking, to say the least. It […]

    Chris Strickland

    Watching arborist Chris Strickland maneuvering among the branches of a tree that towers above the homes on quiet residential street in the Highlands is breathtaking, to say the least. It […]

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  • It might have been fate that led designer Katie Grantz to her current profession. Her mother worked with a designer, and mom’s samples became wallpaper and carpet for young Katie’s […]

    Katie Grantz

    It might have been fate that led designer Katie Grantz to her current profession. Her mother worked with a designer, and mom’s samples became wallpaper and carpet for young Katie’s […]

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  • Brad Tomecek’s interest in architecture was sparked at a very young age. “I was always imagining things and places and then drawing versions of what they might look like,” he […]

    Brad Tomecek

    Brad Tomecek’s interest in architecture was sparked at a very young age. “I was always imagining things and places and then drawing versions of what they might look like,” he […]

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  • Slifer Designs: Kellye O’Kelly By Dana R. Butler     Kellye O’Kelly has spent her 11-year design career at Slifer Designs, arriving in Edwards fresh from the interior design program […]

    Slifer Designs

    Slifer Designs: Kellye O’Kelly By Dana R. Butler     Kellye O’Kelly has spent her 11-year design career at Slifer Designs, arriving in Edwards fresh from the interior design program […]

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  • Design Platform: Jonas DiCaprio By Dana R. Butler   Jonas DiCaprio’s parents were residential developers, builders and real estate agents in Minneapolis, who designed and built custom homes during the […]

    Design Platform

    Design Platform: Jonas DiCaprio By Dana R. Butler   Jonas DiCaprio’s parents were residential developers, builders and real estate agents in Minneapolis, who designed and built custom homes during the […]

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  • Kaleidoscope Design By Deborah Walden Ossi Designer Cassy Kicklighter Poole lived in many different places as a child. For some people, this might have been a source of hardship, but […]

    Cassy Kicklighter Poole

    Kaleidoscope Design By Deborah Walden Ossi Designer Cassy Kicklighter Poole lived in many different places as a child. For some people, this might have been a source of hardship, but […]

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