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Marisol Murano

Freelance writer and storyteller.

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A Stunning, European-Inspired Home

Photography by Jorge Gera A well-traveled Denver couple enlisted celebrated Chicago designer Tom Stringer to focus new light on a lifetime of collected pieces. The pair, with a passion for antiques, asked Stringer to re-imagine their 5,900-square-foot Cherry Creek residence, so that Asian art and European furnishings would look at home in an urban setting.

The Grande Dame of Gorgeous

Photography courtesy of Sybille de Margerie There are a multitude of designers for whom it is de rigueur to have a signature style, a recognizable streak that sets them apart from the rest. This isn't the case with Sybille de Margerie .

Paradise Found

Photography by James Florio There is a bewitching enclave where stars appear to shine brighter and leaves shimmer golden among sky-scraping summits. Starwood, 10 minutes outside of Aspen, basks in the eloquence of nature. It's easy to be captivated. There are a couple of ways to arrive there.


Bounty Hunters

Photography by Jennifer Olson A classic find with miles of history: Janus, the Roman God of change and passages, pictured here in terra cotta from Black Tulip Antiques in Denver. "I knew I wanted to be in antiques since I was in high school," says Eron Johnson, casually draped on a 19th-century Chinese Qing Elmwood Oxbow armchair.

The Importance of Being Still

Adolescent Fiddlehead Sprouts A bundle of twigs, rocks and loose leaves rests on the kitchen table in the morning light. This is Mary Jo Hoffman's bounty from her daily scavenger hunt around her home in Shoreview, Minnesota. Between errands and soccer runs, the former aerospace engineer will pick something from the bundle to style and photograph for her blog, STILL .