Collection by Natalie Warady

This Boulder Home's Unique Bedroom-Bathroom Puts a New Twist on the Open Plan


A pair of Coloradans work with a design-build firm to create an airy, 2,100-square-foot modern home.

When you think of Colorado architecture, the last image that probably comes to mind is white-washed buildings perched along Mediterranean hillsides. Yet that is precisely the inspiration that Jacques Juilland—principal and owner of Habilis DesignBuild—tapped for the renovation of this single-story 1950s ranch in North Boulder. The homeowners, Will and Coral Frischkorn, are the duo behind Boulder’s popular cheese and charcuterie shop, Cured Boulder. “Every time we looked at pictures" of Meditteranean architecture, says Juilland, "they came back to that style.”

The facade has rustic overtones thanks to white-washed tongue-and-groove pine and Dryvit stucco with a limestone finish.
The building retains its original footprint; this was an important detail for the homeowners who wanted to be as...
After gutting the interior to create an open floor plan, the Habilis crew installed reclaimed wood flooring that the...
Juilland reused the existing cabinets but added custom fronts.
The master suite is a large space anchored by a custom-built "island" that holds the bed on one end and bathroom vanity...
Even before Juilland started on the project, the homeowners tapped Ben Dagitz of DagitzFurniture to make a few items...
Glenrock tiles in light grey provide dramatic contrast against the freestanding tub by Victoria + Albert.
“We knew we had to connect the exterior to the interior,” says Juilland, who added the large window to the living room...
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