Category : Dwell It

Cooler Crabbin’

Deadliest Catch Star’s Unlikely Nampa Transition Story Drew Dodson   Photos Kimberlee Miller Ever wonder what the difference is between designing coolers and battling 40-foot seas, gale-force winds and salty crewman? Probably not as much as you might think, if you…

October 30, 2017

Retrolux- Lighting the Future

STORY LIZA LONG |  PHOTOS KIMBERLEE MILLER   Tucked away on the third floor of the historic Alaska Building in downtown Boise is a start-up software company that just might change the world—or at least the way we light it….

September 1, 2017


Story by Malcolm Hong Although virtual reality technology has been around for decades, creating an affordable, easily mass-produced system used to be science fiction. Today, recent industry breakthroughs have made virtual reality (VR) applications possible on a greater scale. When…

June 28, 2017

UrbanDuo, A Reflection of Style

Story by Lindsay Prigmore, Photos by Amanda Antilla UrbanDuo is exactly what Boise is missing. It’s a stand-out furniture, gift, and decor boutique with true-to-the-root urban feel. Marley is the insanely talented design guru, and Abe is the down-to-earth Montana…

April 27, 2017

Diaper Needs in Idaho

Story by Rachel Holt “By focusing on ‘Diaper Need’, the Idaho Diaper Bank works to meet the basic needs of children and families. Diapers, often a hidden consequence of poverty, are essential to a child’s wellbeing and healthy development,” shared…

February 24, 2017

Dental Rat

by Amanda Leona A mouse is just a mouse unless it’s a Dental RAT, R.A.T. that is, a Remote Access Terminal.  The latest in periodontal charting, the Dental R.A.T. is a hands-free solution that helps to improve productivity, hygienist efficiency,…

January 2, 2017

Downtown Meridian

The City Attracting New Growth by Marissa Lovell, photos by Grow.Ideas.Here Idaho’s fastest city growing city since 1994, Meridian is no stranger to progress and growth. Recently named America’s best city to live in by USA Today, the Boise Valley’s…

November 2, 2016

Supporting The WCA

Helping the Women’s and Children’s Alliance Help Others by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Tiffany Howard My dream is that one day, we would not be necessary,” shares Susan Kelley, Development Director of the Women and Children’s Alliance of Boise….

September 2, 2016

Songs at Scentsy

by Sara Mitton Cox, photos by Mark Dyrud In 2010, Opera Idaho began offering a summer musical-in-concert , much to the delight of their fan base. It’s been held at locations such as the Egyptian Theatre and the Idaho Shakespeare Festival…

July 6, 2016

Paint ‘n Sip

Anybody Can Paint and Enjoy Wine Too by Rachel Holt, photos by Mark Dyrud I wanted to make people’s lives better. I had gone to a type of place like this in Dallas. I tried it once and then I went…

May 3, 2016