My Mining Cabin

I’ve wanted a cabin for quite some time. It is my dream home. Log cabin, on a stream, with a porch, wood stove and wood pile.

Living in Boulder, that isn’t going to happen very soon (unless someone wants to gift me a cabin or paypal me six figures). I’m fine with that not happening right now though.


I’ve moved my office to the Threadless office space at 15th and Pearl in Boulder. It has been really fun getting to know one of the best success stories in tech and design. I’m sharing the office with Grant Blakeman, who is a designer turned rails developer that practices bending spoons with his mind when he is board.

Jeffrey, a partner & chief creative officer at Threadless / skinnyCorp asked what we were going to decorate our office like. My first thought was ‘put up some posters, perhaps a shelf or two. I can’t remember the progression, but Grant and I built a Silver Mining Cabin in our office.

My Desk

Our walls are the outer edge of trees from the local mill. We will have a small collection of mining equipment, old signage and lighting materials. We will have a few pick axes, hatchets and perhaps even a few pieces of silver.

If you are around downtown Boulder this weekend, come on up to PodCamp, our offices are right there.  We can give a tour…

Flannel will be required.

  • the pipe shelf is a nice touch. i bet donald and anthony would agree 🙂

  • firewallender

    This just cracks me up. I love it.

  • Hope your file doesn't get corrupted 🙂

    (sorry…couldn't resist)

  • Love these photos… This is Shelli Johnson from out on the frontier, Lander, Wyoming. Our main website,, had its offices in Lander designed with lots of recycled snow fence and we used old windows from old houses in between the cubibles and offices and our front door is a very old door from an old house in Lander. Very rustic and awesome. Then, we used steel joiners in between the sheets of sheetrock so as to emphasize where they joined rather than hide them… all sections were painted in deep earthy tones. It's very rustic and we love its look and feel. Trey from Whimpy Wolf Builders in Lander was a big part of bringing our look and feel to fruition. We did it on a shoestring and yet get endless compliments about the uniqueness and resulting authentic, rustic feel. (in addition due to my fetish for old trunks, we have old traveler trunks serving as storage coffee tables, etc., and an Indian quilt hanging on the wall.) Just some ideas to push along. This article and the awesome photos made me want to share this. : >

  • So sick!

  • Awesome. I'll be looking forward to an update on how creativity & production levels are influenced w/ the new surroundings. I imagine it even smells like a wood cabin? Love it.

  • mom :)

    Really cute, Bud!

  • surfboards

    I Liked the way it is!

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