I Heart Denver Store
A special retail project to support Denver and Colorado's creative economy. 70% of sales go directly to the artist, providing them more capital to grow their businesses. Currently I Heart Denver Store has over 135 artists & designers.
We Incubate Artists/Designers Ideas
Through participation in the store artists and designers have access to information about pricing, customer interaction, packaging, and the overall success of their designs. This information allows them to make informed decisions about the growth of their works and businesses.
We Export Denver's Creative Culture
Everyday there are customers from all over the world coming into the I Heart Denver Store. People are coming to Denver for travel, work, and conferences and in their free time seek to experience the things that make Denver unique. The store provides a singular resource for goods that define Denver's creative culture and effectively serves as an exporter of Denver's culture to the rest of the world through the sales of it's 100% local art & design goods.
We Develop Partnerships That Strengthen Denver
The program is made possible through the support of sponsorship of the store construction and development of it's programing. By connecting with important cultural institutions on the city and state level the I Heart Denver Store helps to keep artists/designers connected to these institutions and the needs of the local creative industry connected to decision makers.