Thornton Design has been co-creating homes in the Boulder/Denver Metro area for over 25 years, and has a portfolio brimming with over 500 successfully completed individual projects!

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  • "Julie at Thornton Design is a true professional and her expertise is unmatched. She is a pleasure doing business with and is very friendly and detail oriented. Communication is great and always a key aspect when it comes to remodeling. I would personally recommend Thornton Design and Julie's entire staff to anyone looking for a knowledgeable designer and someone who will guide you through this unknown process. We look forward to working with Julie and her company again in the near future!"
    Moros Fabrication, Boulder
  • "I cannot give a glowing enough report about my wonderful experiences working with Julie of Thornton Designs. She has helped me update and remodel my last two homes with outstanding results and a sizeable increase in the sale price of each. I wouldn’t do another remodel without her."
    Sandy Novak Boulder, CO
  • "Building a new home with Julie’s guidance was a wonderful adventure. Our project was small compared to some of Julie’s commissions, just 3000 Sq. Ft., but she took care of us as if we were building a castle. Using Julie eliminated those expensive mistakes we could have made by not using a design professional."
    Denise Domino Boulder, CO
  • "Thornton Design has helped me transform my home into the gem that I knew it could be! I have been working closely with Julie Thornton and she has helped me every step of the way. I know I can rely on her expertise and knowledge when it comes to picking out new items for my home. Her professionalism along with her warm personality has made her a delight to work with. I will recommend this company to all of my family, friends, and clients!"
    Ashley & Todd, Denver
  • "Julie did a major remodel for us a few years ago. We worked closely together for over a year and we couldn’t be happier with the result! She is very creative and has many great ideas throughout the entire project from architectural design, space planning, interior and exterior finishing to furniture selection. Julie has not only a keen sense of design, she is also very easy to work with. She really listens to the client and helps them come up with solutions that meet their needs."
    Ning and David Boulder, CO
  • "My 27 year old home had wonderful design and construction, thanks to the original owner who was a prestigious Colorado architect himself and a Frank Lloyd Wright disciple. When I hired Julie to help update the finishes, she helped me see beyond the structure to possibilities even he had missed. Opening up walls to views and creating more functional and beautiful spaces, I fell in love with my house all over again."
    J.A. Erion Conifer, CO
  • "Julie arrived for a quick consult on my kitchen remodel. Within moments she saw a potential for my cramped and outmoded kitchen that took down walls and expanded entrances. She asked only three questions and had the concept which transformed my entire main level into an open, modern, and airy space. We also closely collaborated in deciding on cabinets, countertops, floor, and accessories. Her knowledge and sense of design and color inspired me. Julie was not a consultant, but became the contractor, partner, and friend in the process. My guests are in awe of the new creation, plus I love to cook again."
    Barbara Truan- Renaissance Management Leadership Strategies
  • "You will love working with Julie! I have lived in 11 different communities over the past 20 years and have worked with 8 different designers, but hold Julie in the highest regard of all. She helped us transform a Victorian home in dire need of saving, to an amazing jewel in Boulder. Her careful and kind guidance and her enthusiasm and commitment to us were invaluable. We are not going to move again! Ever!"
    Dan and Mary Anne Boulder, CO
  • "I have worked with Julie Thornton on several projects – from decoraing my home to a cabin remodel/reconstruction. I am completely delighted with the process and the results! Julie is a terrific problem solver, has great vision of what can be and provides choices and clarity. She has wonderful color sense, vision and great ideas – and her crews are easy to work with, are timely – and they get the job done with perfection!"
    Julie Thorpe, Boulder, CO
  • "My wife and I are extremely pleased with the work that Julie Thornton did on the remodel of our home in Boulder. Her ability to see beyond the limitations of the original architecture allowed us to transform the house into a particularly livable and stunning home that we are very proud of. Her recommendations were bold yet cost conscious. Upon final inspection, two of the building inspectors separately commented, “WOW! The woodwork in this house is exceptional!”
    Fred Thrall -Boulder, CO