• Inspirations No. 14

    Hope you’re enjoying a relaxing Saturday. We’re getting bundled up and about to head down to the Cafe for waffles with our guests visiting from California. There’s nothing like sugary waffles and warm coffee to kick off a weekend with friends. We’re so thankful for the success of Alpine Modern Cafe and the amazing staff …

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  • Scandinavia Trip Itinerary

    When fall comes each year we find ourselves cleaning house, organizing, downsizing, and taking stock of the beautiful sunny memories of summer. As the kids nap peacefully this afternoon, we’re snuggled on the couch watching the last of the orange and yellow leaves of cottonwoods drift quietly in the backyard. We’re taking this window of …

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  • Pia Wallen Stockholm Design Studio

    We had the opportunity to meet with the renowned designer, Pia Wallen, in her magnificent Stockholm studio.

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  • 29|2 Aurland, Norway

    While on our family vacation through Scandinavia this summer we stayed at a magnificent bed and breakfast in the heart of the Norwegian Fjords. 29|2 Aurland is nestled within the Aurland valley. We starting our Fjord journey in Oslo and rode a high-speed train to Flam. We boarded the Flam Railway and traversed down toward the …

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  • Oaxen Slip Restaurant — Stockholm

    Our good friend and culinary expert, Colin Kirby, recommended we lunch at Oaxen Slip while visiting Stockholm this summer. The weather was perfectly sunny but even in the middle of summer, there can be a chilled breeze off the water. Fortunately, the restaurant provides cozy wool blankets to keep you warm while you dine. We …

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  • Louisiana Art Museum in Denmark

    If you must see one museum while in Copenhagen, go to the Louisiana. It’s about one hour north of the city and you can get there by bus or taxi. The exhibitions and installations are nice but what truly sets this museum apart is the architecture of the building and its setting on the water. …

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  • Best Airbnb in Hellerup, Denmark

    While traveling through Scandinavia this summer we stayed at the perfect Airbnb in Hellerup, Denmark. It’s about 20 minutes North of Copenhagen in a residential neighborhood and just steps to the beach. We were a bit hesitant to stay outside of the city but it turned out to be a great decision. The house was …

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  • Photo courtesy of Tetsuya Otani

    Minimalist Pottery in the Kyoto Mountains

    An intimate visit with husband-and-wife pottery artists Momoko and Tetsuya Otani at their home and studio in Japan

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  • Colorado winter / Photo by Grant Lemons

    Pictorial Road Trip—Peaks and Lakes in Colorado

    Denver filmmaker and photographer Grant Lemons experiences seasonal Colorado landscapes from behind his lens

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  • Treehotel’s 7th room in Sweden / Photo by Johan Jansson

    Up and Away: 10 dream tree houses

    These ten small structures make childhood dreams come true.

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  • Editor’s Choice: Journey to Japan

    The Beauty of Use Hidden in the Japan Alps, a Czech-born artist makes woodstoves that match the simplicity of Japanese interiors. Read more » The Skyward House Japanese architect Kazuhiko Kishimoto designs a human-scale house for a retired teacher. Read more » Repair With Gold The Japanese tradition of wabi-sabi. Read more » A Platform for …

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  • The Swiss Art of Alpine Luxury

    Jonathan Ducrest’s photo essay portrays the luxury hotel 7132 in Vals, Switzerland, with its iconic thermal baths designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Swiss architect Peter Zumthor.

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  • Zack Giffin Tiny House Nation

    Waking Up to Adventure 

    Zack Giffin, professional freeskier and cohost of the television series Tiny House Nation, builds himself a mobile 112-square-foot (10-square-meter) ski-in, ski-out chalet so winsome it wipes out the ski bum stigma.

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  • Alps // 40

    An unfiltered, low-speed journey across Swiss peaks in words and images by Boulder photographer Jamie Kripke

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  • Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Iceland / Photo by Joe Goldberg

    Fifteen and Focused on the World

    Only fifteen years old, Joe Goldberg travels to explore the world through his camera lens. The photographer hopes his photos will inspire others to get out and see for themselves.

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