Collection by Miyoko Ohtake

Yes Please More


While the United States is leaps and bounds behind Europe when it comes to publicly funding the arts and design, the city of Denver and Yes Please More are doing their best to encourage creative entrepreneurs. Working with the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, Brian Corrigan and Samuel Schimek launched pop-up shop Yes Please More in 2010 to coincide with the annual Create Denver week. Since then, they've helped develop a creative grants program, are in the works on a co-working space, and are running the third iteration of the shop. Click through our slideshow to learn more.

The entrance to the Yes Please More pop-up shop.
Open through February is Yes Please More's third pop-up shop, a 2,000-square-foot store tucked inside the Denver...
The shop features 100-percent locally designed goods from Colorado artists and designers.
The third, currently open Yes Please More shop features remnants of the first shop, which was open in April 2010.
On sale here are pillows made by Pop Pop Stuft.
The storefront was donated to Yes Please More by Denver Pavilions.
One of Corrigan's favorite designers is Rick Griffith of Matter.
This console was designed by Scott Bennet of Housefish, a local company that creates modular storage.
Accessories by fashion designerBaily Rose.
Seventy percent of profits from the store's sale are returned to the creator, while 20 percent are used for operations,...
Corrigan and Schimek hope to launch the fourth iteration of Yes Please More during the Create Denver Expo in May.

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