In the Magazine

As little kids, my two brothers and I battled winter boredom by using our home’s carpeted staircase as a downhill race course. Beneath the landing’s smoked-glass chandelier, we’d sit side by side on pillows, perched atop the flight of gold-shag-covered stairs below. With a unified “go,” we’d push off...
Last weekend, our neighbors threw a backyard fiesta featuring a taco station, hand-crafted margaritas and a professional magician. His act included the expected decks of cards, disappearing coins and seemingly inescapable handcuffs. Fortunately, the stage was too small for cutting a woman in half. The performer ended the evening...
Timeless, elegant and rooted in European and American tradition—Tom and Cara Fox, principals of The Fox Group, have built a reputation for delightful design that prioritizes classical grounding over the latest trends. The Fox Shop, their new retail location and online store, sells fine furniture, décor accents and art. From...
The Utah State Capitol is now in the pink. Every spring, 433 cherry trees that line the seven-mile Memorial Walkway around the Capitol building burst with blushing blossoms, shimmering under clear blue skies. A gift from the people of Japan following World War II, the Yoshino trees symbolize the...
The Rachel Parcell closet, designed by Utah's own Alice Lane Interior Design. Utah’s own social-media sensation, reveals a new dressing room. Let’s just say it. Mega-influencer Rachel Parcell’s million-plus followers are tickled pink. The fashion-blogger and social-media superstar has been teasing the reveal of her new closet, and today, she...
The name-gods haven’t been kind to the turntable server. Lazy Susan? Dumbwaiter? That’s no way to show appreciation for this centuries-old serving essential. Of course, the hardworking device has gone through the rounds in popularity—all the rage in the ‘50s and ‘60s, but since frowned upon as kitsch rather...
The newest way to satisfy your craving for last year’s blue is to treat your décor to this year’s “it color,” teal.  Like ubiquitous blue, teal is cool and comforting, but its green cast makes it more nurturing, invigorating and exotic. With shades ranging from deep aqua to saturated...
Amber Dickson shares her nature-inspired approach to creating a late-summer floral arrangement. Source “Locally sourced blooms are better and fresher,” says floral designer Amber Dickson. She suggests foraging flowers from your gardens, getting them at the farmers market and purchasing from local growers.  Size “I look for a variety of sizes for interesting...
Artist Jane Kim perches atop a ladder as she leans into a large outdoor wall she is transforming with an expansive mural of boldly colored monarch wings and their graphic black and white spots. The result is “Monarch in Moda,” a striking piece of public art that spans more...
Terrafirma Ceramics bowl, chiller and platter. O.C. Tanner utensil basket, handled basket, salad serving set. Arte Haus Collectif, SLC Fringed Turkish th Sure, you could serve up summer on a plain white platter, but what's the fun in that? Terrafirma Ceramics paints liquid porcelain through textiles and lace to put...