Phillip's Boldly Colorful Denver Apartment

Phillip's Boldly Colorful Denver Apartment

Nora Taylor
Feb 13, 2016
(Image credit: Submitted by Phillip)

Name: Phillip
Location: Highlands — Denver, Colorado

My place is about 800 square feet (I think). It's in the LoHi section of Denver, just outside of downtown. When I moved in 3.5 years ago, mine was the only big new apartment building in the area now there are at least a dozen. It's definitely become a pretty popular area with a ton of great restaurants.

(Image credit: Submitted by Phillip)
(Image credit: Submitted by Phillip)

I think it's apparent from the pictures that I like a lot of color in my space. In past spaces I’ve always painted, but this apartment I decided to just go with some bold artwork and furniture. The kitchen table is a real winner. I got it off craigslist from woman who'd had it in her basement for 20 years. She got it from her aunt who had also had it in the basement for a long time. After re-covering the chairs they were as good as new.

(Image credit: Submitted by Phillip)

I also love my bookcase, which is the third configuration of these shelves I've had in three different spaces. The shelves give me a place to put all kinds of stuff, allowing me to keep everything else pretty clutter free, without looking too sterile. My cat uses my couch as a scratching post, so I have to give it the occasional haircut to clean up the resulting hanging threads. Pretty much all the poster artwork comes from concerts I've been to or plays I've written or seen. If anyone knows anything about that purple chair at my desk, I'd appreciate it. I know it's Herman Miller from the 70s, but that's about it. Thanks!

Thanks, Philip!

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