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Inside Stories

We’re interior designers and decorators in Denver that do things a little differently. We’re the ones that show you how it is and how it could be. The ones that push you outside of your comfort zone into a place of unmatched beauty and style. We believe in a lot of things, but being cookie-cutter isn’t one of them. So if you’re looking for the same old, feel free to look elsewhere. We’re more interested in exploring the types of interiors that leave you with an impression when you step inside. And while we’re in the business of creating spaces you’d see in a movie, you don’t need a Hollywood budget to work with us. All we ask is you bring an open mind to the table so we can fill it with all the possibilities we can dream up.

 

Miranda Cullen – Best Denver Interior Designer

Miranda Cullen

OUR FEARLESS LEADER

International Award Winning Interior Designer and Decorator, energetic entrepreneur, mom, wife, CEO & Rainmaker – There’s a reason she fears no project that comes through our doors. With 25 years of experience doing it all, Miranda leads our team of 20+ designers through every project big and small.

The Team

kelly isham Inside stories interior design denver
Degree:

Merchandising and Marketing

Favorite Design Challenge:

She loves bringing life and color to spaces in her home that speak to who her family is as individuals and together. You could know them without ever meeting them.

Her Genius Strikes:

Usually randomly and without warning.

Fun Fact:

She loves to travel and has almost reached her goal of visiting each continent - only 3 to go!

Kelly Isham

Account Manager

inside stories interior designer Kate Rainwater Denver
Degree:

Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

space planning

Her Genius Strikes:

when she's collaborating with creative people or during her valued alone time in the shower.

Fun Fact:

She can out drive most men on the golf course

Kate Rainwater

Senior Design Manager

Degree:

Bachelor's in Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

Kids rooms! She loves the fun and whimsical aspects they can have while still creating a timeless space that can grow with them.

Her Genius Strikes:

When she least expects it. Grabbing a cup of coffee, taking her children to the park, eating at a new restaurant, trying to sleep, driving alone in the car, surfing the internet ... Inspiration is all around!

Fun Fact:

She can say the alphabet backwards!

Rachel Vanek

Senior Interior Designer

Degree:

Master's in Interior Architecture

Favorite Design Challenge:

Reworking an existing space to function differently for a clients needs. And she always loves a good challenge!

Her Genius Strikes:

During a long run outdoors. The combination of fresh air and no distractions equals design breakthroughs.

Fun Fact:

She's fed and bathed elephants in Thailand.

Lauren Winter

Senior Interior Designer

Degree:

Bachelor’s in Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

Tiny spaces! I love turning a small space into ultimate functionality that reflects the client’s day-to-day lifestyle.

Her Genius Strikes:

When I least expect it – On a hike over the weekend, while taking a shower in the morning, or even trying to fall asleep at night.

Fun Fact:

She is obsessed with tiny homes, and lived in 300sqft. for a year to test her ability to go tiny.

Brittany Porter

Interior Designer

Degree:

BA Classical Art + History

Favorite Design Challenge:

Reimagining a space for a completely new function, like turning a front desk into a bar!

Her Genius Strikes:

When hiking in the PNW, exploring rural Europe and waking up at 3am with a hair-brain idea.

Fun Fact:

She is a certified yoga teacher and currently teaches classes when she's not designing.

Samantha Leffel

Interior Designer

Paige Burgett Inside Stories Denver Interior Designer
Degree:

PR and Advertising, Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

Transforming drab, cold, and unappealing spaces into functional, cozy, and beautiful spaces.

Her Genius Strikes:

When she's on the road. She does her best thinking in the car with oldies playing in the background.

Fun Fact:

She lived in Dubai for 2 years and Auckland for 1 year.

Paige Burgett

Interior Designer

Kate Mengebier Inside Stories Denver Interior Designer
Degree:

Critical Communication & Media Studies, Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

Intermixing timeless design with trendy accents.

Her Genius Strikes:

When she's late night Pinterest scrolling.

Fun Fact:

She is an identical twin.

Kate Mengebier

Interior Designer

Degree:

Integrated Physiology and Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

Bringing life back into a dated and dull space.

Her Genius Strikes:

when she is traveling. She is inspired by different cultures, architecture, and, of course, the fashion.

Fun Fact:

She has never broken a bone.

Molly Esfahani

Interior Designer X