hy • gge

The Danish concept of hygge is creating a cozy atmosphere to enjoy life's simple pleasures. Often enjoyed with good food and drinks, warm blankets and soft candlelight.

Current Mood

Be A Good Person is a brand with a pretty clear message. As they say on their website, “We believe that positive change truly starts with within ourselves, one person at a time.” Julian Donaldson, co-founder of Be A Good Person, is sharing the team’s inspiration shelf with us. On the shelf are past and present items that they’ve had…

What’s in my Bag?

There's nothing quite as exciting as getting a fresh batch of school supplies for a new year. Here are some items that are sure to make your kids excited to go to school every day... and keep them on track with their schoolwork.

July 2017 Local’s Choice

If Will and Coral Frischkorn know about anything, it's food. The Boulder locals and owners 
of Cured Boulder share their picks for creating 
the perfect summer picnic...

It’s a Match

There's something old school cool about picking up a custom matchbook. It's the tinder before "tinder." After finding one book at a favorite local hotspot, Flagstaff, it sparked our team to collect as many matches as possible.

In the home of…


Do Just One Thing (or Five)

Giving back to the community can have a lasting effect on both the giver and the receiver. And kids and teens can offer just as much heart as a grown up! Here are five incredible ways younger generations can lean in to help our surrounding communities thrive.

Joe’s 2016 Design Picks

"This year we are loving crisp white spaces warmed by gleaming accents of brass and copper balanced against cool contrasts of indigo, ink brushwork and black burnt wood. In this collection, many elements hail from Japan. The look is natural, artistic and modern with a touch of high style and the relaxed spirit of Zen.” - Joe McGuire

Who Are You?

Who are you? That's a deep question. 

What did you want to be when you were a kid? Growing up, the only thing I’ve ever wanted to be was a dentist. That’s a little weird for a kid, but teeth are in my blood. Not literally.

dude food

Crystal River Meats, Carbondale, CO Beef Eye Round Steak | CrystalRiverGrassFedMeats.com

Pearl Street Sweets

Confections are the new centerpiece obsession designers are loving for weddings and parties. We explored up and down Pearl Street to find decorative treats that are good enough to eat. Here's our sweet escape.

My Favorite Things Music Edition

The natural existence of those rocks not only produce a perfect sound, but create a tangible energy that transcends into a religious experience.

A Few Of My 
Favorite Things

Our silver Electra office bike from University Bicycles is how I get to the job site and building department. I love being an inventor. No more tangled earbuds! The LOOP The art and architecture of Burning Man. Houzz.com is a fantastic place to collect ideas. Small can be beautiful.

Pantone Color of the Year Picks

1. Hable for Hickory Chair 2. Sara Robichaud A Moment and Chromatic Dissonance 3. Big Chill Retro Oven