Design Story

A Sense of Place in Snowmass

Remoteness, sustainability, and subtlety inform this timber-and-straw-bale home.

07/01/2015 By Susan Benner

Design by Committee

Colorado's First-Ever Condo Complex Reimagined

Anyone who’s been a member of a homeowners’ association knows how difficult it can be for a group of so-called neighbors to agree on anything.

02/01/2015 By Alison Margo

Enchanted Garden

A Red Mountain Relaxation Station

Boulders, water features, and a subtle palette weave a tranquil narrative by Escape Garden Design.

07/01/2014 By Julie Comins Pickrell

Serious Collectors

This Old Art House a.k.a. "The Observatory House"

After faithfully preserving one of Aspen’s oldest homes, Sharon and John Hoffman did something surprising: they stuffed it with contemporary art.

05/01/2014 By Julie Comins Pickrell

Starwood Enterprise

Barbi Benton's Dream House

The former Playboy muse and husband George Gradow aren’t your average people. Neither is their house. Not even close.

02/01/2014 By Stewart Oksenhorn

Design Story

A Tiny Wonder Tucked Into Shadow Mountain

This petite modern remodel by Robert Cronenberg and Ricki McHugh bursts with charm.

07/01/2013 By Amanda Rae

Nurture, Nature

This Woody Creek Garden is Green Dream for Spring

After a gardening disaster and the loss of her mother, Isa Catto Shaw healed her heart by coaxing life from the soil.

07/01/2013 By Isa Catto Shaw

An Aspen Ideal

Take a Tour of a Harry Teague–Commissioned Family Compound

At once dazzling and discreet, a tiny village houses three generations of Aspen’s most storied clan.

05/01/2013 By Daniel A. Shaw

Mountain Homestyle

Backcountry Living on the Backside of Aspen Mountain

An off-the-grid cabin stands as an ultimate mountain getaway—and two brothers’ homage to a family legacy.

02/01/2013 By Christine Benedetti

Where the Heart Is

A Longtime Aspen Architect's Longtime Dream Is Realized on Red Mountain

After a quarter century of getting to know his property, Charles Cunniffe finally built himself a home.

11/01/2012 By Stewart Oskenhorn