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Bring Your Walls back to Life with a Natural Look

Straight from the ‘70s, eco-friendly grasscloth is back and better than ever. Natural fibers, including jute, sisal, sea grass and bamboo, are intricately woven into an array of wallpapers, delivering healthy doses of depth and dimension. Today’s overprinting adds bold graphic patterns, metallic coatings impart a glamorous vibe and synthetic versions offer carefree durability. Left…

Photo Friday: First Peek

Interior designer Kaye Christiansen-Englert, ASID, invited me to take some photos of the kitchen and adjacent areas of an exciting recently completed modern home designed by Sparano+Mooney Architecture. The home is in the Cottonwoods neighborhood, one of my favorites because of the mature trees and watercourses. Our photos focus on the kitchen and the adjacent…

Pucker Up: Gin shines as the liquor of the moment.

No question, whisky and vodka shine as the his-and-her cocktail darlings of weddings, but gin is having a moment in the spotlight. Bartenders—like Cheers & Swizzles’ owner Mary Pinyan-Lauer—prove gin’s popularity spans everywhere from restaurant menus to stylish soirées. What better way to toast a wedding than with a celebratory concoction like a French 75?…

Utah Images: Outdoor Beauty for Your Home

Very few business titles could more accurately describe a business than that of simply-named, but not singularly-focused Utah Images. “After spending years as a generalist shooting every sort subject imaginable, I decided to narrow my focus to places of interest within the state of Utah,” says owner and only employee Doug Pulsipher. “Even given these…