Homestead Magazine

Homestead Magazine is Jackson Hole’s premier resource for art, architecture, real estate, and interior design. With a focus on the blend of western and contemporary design that is so unique to the Rocky Mountain West, Homestead Magazine serves many functions in the Jackson community. It is a directory of local resources, an editorial publication featuring original articles and photography, a showcase of work by top architects, artists, builders, designers, and artisans, and a source of inspiration for anyone building, buying, or decorating a home.

Design Inspiration

Elements of Style: Designer’s Best Picks

2018, Design Inspiration

Rush Jenkins WRJ DESIGN Today, when I’m designing I find myself drawn to one specific trend: the juxtaposition of reclaimed material contrasted with lighter-colored palettes. With that as a foundation, I’ll layer in whitewashed walls, natural linens and accents of European in influences to create multi-dimensional synergy of elements and a sense of peace and […]

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold – Anymore

2018, Design Inspiration

How do you incorporate your favorite patterns into a sophisticated new look for your home? Ask interior designer Kate Binger, the founder of Dwelling. She brightened up this active family’s Solitude home using modern textures and colors that complement the family’s favorite Pendleton plaids. The entire house was painted gold, which dumbed down the brilliance […]

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Jewelry For Your Home

2018, Design Inspiration

The turquoise mine near Kingman, Arizona, is the most prolific in the world, producing more than 500 natural blue/green shades of the gemstone. Down the road from the mine, Gemstone Tile does something with the turquoise no other company does: It creates bespoke tiles suitable for any interior application, including counters, backsplashes, showers, fireplaces and […]

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Dream Homes

Metamorphic Manor

2018, Dream Homes

An enormous amount of site work and collaboration went into transforming this piece of forested land in Wilson into a stately stone manor. The metamorphosis was completed just in time for its unveiling on the day of the total solar eclipse in August 2017. “We scrambled at the end because we had visitors, but we […]

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Comfortable Modern Masterpiece

2018, Dream Homes

Tucked in a grove of trees on Snow King Mountain, the newly updated Regan residence rests at the end of a short drive amid wildflowers, pines and aspen. With the help of JH Builders, Trauner Fay Designs and GYDE Architects, the family transformed an iconic, early contemporary Jackson Hole home into a comfortable modern masterpiece. […]

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Designing From The Inside Out

2018, Dream Homes

If every house speaks a different language, the latest design by Berlin Architects is fluent in the echoes of the Teton Mountain Range. The rustic cedar-and-stone exterior is modest. But once you cross the threshold, rustic turns contemporary. The interior space resounds with natural light and views from enormous windows, establishing a secret vocabulary with […]

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Arts

Fall Arts Festival – Find Your One Of A Kind

2018, Arts

Jackson loves art, from the representative to the culinary and performing. Undoubtedly the best time to take it all in is during the 34th annual Fall Arts Festival this September. Maureen Murphy, director of special events at the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and the festival organizer, says, “Buyers both local and from afar place […]

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Conceptual Curating

2018, Arts

Independent curators Matthew Day Jackson, Andy Kincaid and Camille Obering have teamed up to produce multi-genre, site-specific installations and performances that are changing the landscape of contemporary art in Jackson Hole, putting it on the map for cutting-edge art. Recent exhibitions, such as “Rural Violence” and “Observatories,” challenged audiences with new ways of looking at […]

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The Ephemeral Nature Of Nature

2017, Arts

ARTIST FOCUS — Scotty Craighead When artist Scotty Craighead envisions a landscape, he doesn’t look out toward open vistas and towering mountains. Though he is inspired by the venerable tradition of Western landscape art, from Thomas Moran to the contemporary painter James Lavadour, his gaze falls to the terrain under our soles. By focusing on […]

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Features

Boutique Property Management

2018, Features

Many luxury property management companies grow too big, too fast. Not Abode Jackson Hole. A family-owned business, it is committed to staying small and specialized, offering sophisticated service—simplified. The company’s top priority is property management; it doesn’t sell real estate. Clients know it is focused entirely on managing their properties. “We do one thing and […]

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Creating Custom Libraries

2018, Features

Christy Shannon Smirl wants to put a book in your hands. And on your shelves. And on your coffee tables. Founder and owner of Foxtail Books & Library Services in Jackson Hole, she is a private library curator, ready to work with homeowners within any space or budget to build and maintain custom libraries. “Your […]

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The Yin + Yang of Modernizing Log Homes

2018, Design Inspiration

As the sun moves across the sky, the Chinese believe the symbols of yin and yang gradually trade places with each other, revealing what was obscured and obscuring what was revealed. So too goes the modernization of log homes. These two renovation projects showcase the possibilities in black (yin) and white (yang). In both cases, […]

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