spring!

MAR
15
2016

SPRING ISSUE | OUT NOW!

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG!

Spring has sprung and so has the new issue of Modern In Denver! Featuring not one, but two covers, the spring 2016 issue is our biggest one yet! Inside, you’ll find stories on modern architecture from residential to commercial, featuring Boss Architecture’s meticulous seven-year renovation, Surround Architecture’s array of projects, and Roth Sheppard, who was tasked with bringing modern design to a new cannabis dispensary. But there’s more! From the bright interiors at the new Sushi Rama restaurant to a candy-colored photo essay, this issue delivers a burst of modern inspiration to kick off your spring. Find an issue at one of 300+ retail locations to see it all!

 

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FIELD STUDY
Our playful roundup of new gadgets, modern accessories, and inviting furniture.

 

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SURROUND ARCHITECTURE

Talking to an architect about achieving balance is like asking a musician about staying on key. But balance is the key ingredient holding all great buildings together. And it may be the secret sauce powering the firms who build them.

 

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HOME FURNITURE

We scoured the design landscape for fresh and exciting furniture that’s sure to spruce up your spaces. Here comes spring.

 

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THE ART OF SUBTRACTION

When it comes to homes with a distinguished design pedigree, knowing what to update versus what to preserve is a thorny issue. But preservation is about more than protecting specific features. It’s about honoring the architectural intent.

 

bathroom


RETHINK THE SINK

From 3D faucets to unexpected finishes, modern design in the bathroom has never looked better. So fresh and so clean.

 

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INSPIRED READING

What inspires today’s top designers? Tap into Denver’s diverse creative community for book recommendations ranging from landscape gardens to punk-rock poetry.

 

op-ed

THE FUTURE OF OUR CITY IS AT STAKE 
Many of tomorrow’s architects are trained today in a bubble, without regard for modern, real-world considerations. But there is a better way.

 

kpmg

LAUNCH PAD
At KPMG’s Ignition Workspace, design innovators Perkins+Will rethink office space with unusual building materials and a workplace experience that promotes choice.

 

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EXPERIENCE ELEVATED

Two years after legalization came to Colorado, the marijuana retail experience is evolving. For its new space in Louisville, Ajoya dispensary partnered with architectural firm Roth Sheppard to meld established principles with innovative ideas.

 

sushi

BACK TO THE FUTURE 
For a landlocked state, Colorado has no shortage of hip sushi restaurants. But with its throwback conveyor belt, pop art wall, and retro modern vibe, new addition Sushi Rama wasted no time distinguishing itself.

 

cabins

THE BIGGEST LITTLE CABINS
What does it take to design and build 14 micro cabins in a remote location, each with unique floorplan and specifications, on a budget of less than $10,000 per unit, in just 19 weeks? Seeing is believing.

 

turntable

A ROUND OF APPLAUSE
Even if the Turntable Studios name doesn’t yet ring a bell, the building it occupies can’t help but be familiar. After generations of renown as an iconic hotel, a Denver landmark stays intact while getting a vibrant new look.

 

kitchen

FOUND IN TRANSLATION
Great design often shows up in unexpected places. In this Utah kitchen, high-end Italian design manifests itself with clean elegance, complementary materials, and effortless functionality.

 

chocolate

HOME GROWN
To honor Denver Botanic Gardens’ Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory, cacao seeds grown onsite became a treat for the first time with the help of Fortuna Chocolate.

 

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EYE CANDY
Drenched in retro-futurist hues, the Instagram feed for Denver-based Ashley Engler delivers a pastel promenade of inspiring geospatial geometry.

 

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