Interior Design Tips from Sara Blette

Sara Blette has been practicing design since 2002. She received her degree in Graphic Design with a focus on environmental graphics from Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design. Over the past 6 years her creative experience has focused on interior design, including everything from finish selection to furniture in both commercial and residential projects. […]

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How Net Zero Energy Goals Impact Boulder

Boulder County’s BuildSmart Regulations are designed to promote the goals that have been defined by the Colorado Climate Action Plan, as well as our local Sustainable Energy Plan. As part of the BuildSmart program, in 2012, a regulation was passed stating that net zero energy was a requirement for all new homes over 8,000 square […]

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Historic James Hunter Home Receives Renovation

[fusion_text] After 14 months of submissions, revisions and two public hearings, we’re excited to announce that our proposed renovation to a 1951 historic residence was approved last month by the Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB) and the Boulder County Commissioners. Tucked in the hillside near Chautauqua Park, sits a two-story, Usonian style home that is just […]

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The Modern A-Frame: A Blast From the Past

Architecture in the mid-century saw an incredible shift in the way we viewed home design. Gone were the days of cookie-cutter living spaces; it was a time for change. Architects were challenging conventional construction and were driven to create a new type of dwelling, so along came the A-frame house.  

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Planning Board Approves S*PARK

They Voted “Yes” On September 3, 2015, the City Planning Board voted unanimously to approve S*PARK, a contemporary modern, urban village that will be the first of its kind in Boulder County. S*PARK (short for Sutherland Park), is a 9.8 acre community that was master planned and designed by Sopher Sparn Architects and developed by […]

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Three Ways to Showcase Natural Building Materials

One of our favorite types of projects is to integrate natural features with modern design, because the blending of natural building materials and contemporary concepts often creates a unique combination. From exposed rock walls to beautiful wood accents, there are a lot of options and directions that a homeowner can take with this kind of […]

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Going Deep with Design: Reflecting Your Personality In Your Space

The goal of many design projects is to reflect the personality of the homeowner. This requires a lot of thought, since the client will likely be living in their home for years to come. With the tremendous difference a little customization can make, investing in a remodel is one of the best ways to celebrate […]

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