Homes

No longer just a small two-year college in Rexburg, Idaho, BYU Idaho has exploded in size since its days as Ricks College. Many of you are probably tiring of repressing envy when you look at photos of your friends’ January vacations: sheltered Hawaiian harbors; exotic blooming plants in Columbia; engineering...
Designer Susannah Holmberg chose a seductive palette and shapely furnishings to deliver updated style to a Yalecrest home in Salt Lake City.  The house asked to have color,” explains designer Susannah Holmberg, describing her clients’ 1920s home in Salt Lake’s Yalecrest neighborhood. Holmberg responded with a palette of swoon-worthy shades...
A Mapleton family home charms with eclectic character and a surprising fairy-tale twist. Tucked into a quiet Mapleton neighborhood, a French chateau-style home emanates disarming elegance. The rubble-stone exterior and steeply pitched tile roof invoke visions of a European cottage. Paired with a formal landscape, one can’t help but imagine...
Designer Jennifer Chipman conjures a mountain-meets-modern décor for a newly expanded log home in Kamas.  Rooted to its 50-acre Kamas property, this mountain house was recently reimagined to add more entertaining and living spaces, while maintaining the home’s original log-cabin charm, with its rounded-log construction, rustic stone fireplaces and alpine-inspired...
On a mountain top high above Deer Valley, pros create a harmonious home where design, artistry and million-dollar views are perfectly aligned.   From the outside, the large wood, glass and stone house mimics its surroundings with soaring peaks and a monumental, grounded form. Perched atop Empire Pass, the home...
Indoor plants are experiencing a return in popularity after many years of designers eschewing them. It makes sense that designers would distance themselves after decades of over-use and over-exposure: fern bars and restaurants, macrame holders for hanging plants, and corn plants in every waiting room. But now, they are...
Time to head to the condo and ski that powder-perfect Utah snow. The ski areas are bursting with anticipation as people are preparing for their ski vacations. I caught some of that excitement last week when I photographed a ski condo at the Canyons in Park City. Connie Wittich, Metropolitan Design,...
In Park City’s Old Town, building on two adjacent lots addresses the challenges of saving the mining history while creating a spacious livable home for a resort lifestyle.
Photos by Mykal Bush From the outside, this new St. George home's formal architecture and imposing scale makes a grand impression. One expects an equally stately interior waiting inside. And that's where it gets interesting. As explained in our feature story, All Together Now, the homeowners enlisted a team of...
A new home for a young family takes its place in a secret enclave east of downtown Salt Lake. There is always another amazing neighborhood to discover in Salt Lake City, and my most recent discovery is a network of narrow alleyways and small, charming century-old homes in an area...