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THE POETRY FOUNDATION IS UNIQUE IN ITS KIND: NOWHERE ELSE DOES THERE EXIST A PHYSICAL HOME SOLELY FOR POETRY. HOW DO YOU CREATE A HOME FOR SOMETHING SO ABSTRACT? WORDS + INTERVIEW: Caroline Joan Peixoto | IMAGES: James Florio John Ronan, of Chicago based John Ronan Architects did not shy away from the challenge, but...
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WAVES, THE HUSBAND/WIFE PRODUCED TRAVEL ZINE, BLENDS NAT GEO SENSIBILITIES WITH THE INFORMATIVE PUNCH OF A TRAVEL GUIDE. MODERN IN DENVER TALKS TO ITS CREATORS JON HARTMAN AND LIZ HENDERSON ABOUT WHERE THEY’VE GONE AND WHERE THEY’RE GOING, BOTH IN THE WORLD AND WITH THEIR MAGAZINE. WORDS: Jahla Seppanen | IMAGES: Waves When Designer Jon...
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IN 2015, MHM ARCHITECTURE STRIPPED THE BARRIER BETWEEN ROOF AND SKY, CREATING A HOME PERCHED ATOP ONE OF THE HIGHEST HILLS IN BOULDER, AND ONLY MINUTES AWAY FROM DOWNTOWN PEARL STREET. Words: Jahla Seppanen | Images: David Lauer [column col=”1/3″]Only recently, this family-of-four home in the clouds at 1765 Sunset Blvd has been put on...
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THE PLOT AT 150 NORTH RIVERSIDE LAY VACANT FOR OVER 50 YEARS BEFORE GOETTSCH PARTNERS BUILT THE CORE-SUPPORTED SKYSCRAPER THAT NOW STANDS. WORDS: Caroline Joan Peixoto | IMAGES: James Florio [divider scroll_text=” “] “It was a pit of dirt, and a seriously complicated site,” laughed principal Joachim Schuessler as he explained the the development. The property was originally...
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BOULDER’S MONTH OF MODERN EVENT EXPANDS PROGRAMMING TO FIT THE DEMAND OF A DESIGN-HUNGRY COMMUNITY. WORDS: Jahla Seppanen | IMAGES: Lisa Doane We’re off to the races as Boulder’s Month of Modern (MoM) returned to the Flatiron basin this past Thursday, Oct. 5., bringing more sessions and greater opportunities for modern enthusiasts to catch the...
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TAKE A STROLL DOWN SOLAR LANE FOR A CHANCE TO TOUR THE MOST FORWARD-THINKING AND ENERGY-EFFICIENT HOUSES OF TOMORROW. WORDS: Jahla Seppanen | IMAGES: U.S. Department of Energy Imagine you’re walking through a neighborhood of energy-efficient houses, topped with solar panels and designed in bold and inventive layouts to optimize smart energy production products. No, this isn’t...
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THE ANNUAL DOORS OPEN DENVER EVENT, PRESENTED BY DENVER ARCHITECTURAL FOUNDATION, RETURNS THIS WEEKEND, APRIL 29-30. DOD PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO EXPLORE OUR CITY BY CREATING CONNECTIONS TO THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND PROMOTING QUALITY DESIGN THROUGH SELF-GUIDED (FREE) OR EXPERT-GUIDED (FEE-BASED) TOURS. BUT WITH OVER 50 LOCATIONS FEATURED FOR THE TWO-DAY EVENT, WE...
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We’re still buzzing with excitement over last week’s Salone del Mobile Milano! Each year, the massive week-long event highlights industry innovation and talent in furniture design and accessories from across the globe. It offers visitors a look at the latest for the home, office, lighting and beyond. This year saw more than 343,602 attendees visit...
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WHETHER YOUR HOME OFFICE CONSISTS OF A DESIGNATED ROOM OR A TIGHT CORNER IN YOUR KITCHEN, THERE ARE CERTAIN KEY STRATEGIES FOR MAKING THE MOST OF IT. WORDS: Jennifer Baum Lagdemeo | Shared from Dwell Take a look at these 10 effective tips for creating a home office space that will allow you to feel at...
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COLORADO REALTOR ADRIAN KINNEY ATTENDED MODERNISM WEEK IN PALM SPRINGS. HE PICKS A FEW FAVORITES TO SHARE. Modernism Week in Palm Springs ended its 10 day run earlier this week. Since 2006, the event has focused a spotlight on the desert city’s concentration of iconic mid-century modern homes and institutional buildings through tours, events and gatherings....
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A CANDID Q&A WITH THE MINDS BEHIND THE NEW EXPANSION OF A CHERRY CREEK MAINSTAY WORDS: Charlie Keaton | IMAGES: James Florio When Room & Board arrived in Colorado in 1991, the family-owned home furniture brand settled in the still developing neighborhood of Cherry Creek North. Working with Roth Sheppard Architects, the company transformed a bland...
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INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE FIRM CBRE TEAMED WITH DESIGN GIANT GENSLER TO CREATE A NEXT GENERATION WORKPLACE UNIQUELY ATTUNTED TO COLORADO. THE VIEW FROM THE TOP IS A SELLING POINT IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE. WORDS: Scott Kirkwood | IMAGES: Ryan Gobuty/Gensler As you exit the marble elevators on the 32nd floor of CBRE’s reimagined office...
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SITUATED IN THE HEART OF THE RIVER NORTH ART DISTRICT, DAVIS PARTNERSHIP BLURS THE LINE BETWEEN ORGANIC AND INDUSTRIAL, CLOSED AND OPEN. LOOK TO THE USE OF BAMBOO TO CREATE SEMIPERMEABLE SEPARATIONS. LOOK TO THE KITCHEN / LIBRARY TIED TOGETHER BY A STREET ART MURAL. AND LOOK TO A PHILOSOPHY BUILT AROUND THE MAXIMIZATION OF...
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EVEN WITH AMPLE LOT SIZE, ONE BOULDER COUPLE OPTED TO GO SMALL WITH THEIR NEW HOME. THERE’S NOTHING LIKE DRAMATIC DOWNSIZING TO HELP PRIORITIZE WHAT’S REALLY IMPORTANT. WORDS: Tara Bardeen | IMAGES: Daniel O’Connor WHEN LEAH GARCIA AND IAN ADAMSON MOVED INTO THEIR NEW 450-SQUARE-FOOT HOME ON A SCENIC LOT IN NORTH BOULDER, IT WAS A...
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Healthy living meets resort living in a new parkside development on Sloan’s Lake. In the wake of St. Anthony’s Hospital’s relocation to Lakewood, the revitalization of the Sloan’s Lake neighborhood continues in earnest. The city’s West Colfax Corridor Plan, which began in 2006, called for the preservation and adaptive reuse of several historic sites, including...
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WINTER 2016/17 As you warm up this winter and set your eyes on a new year, take some time to cozy up and dive into our Winter 2016/17 issue of Modern In Denver magazine, packed with in-depth stories on all your favorite art, architecture, and design projects across Colorado. On one cover, we feature an exquisite...
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Our Modern In Denver fall Design Conversations event took took place December 8 at General Assembly, with support from Slifer Smith & Frampton. Brad Buchanan opened the topic “Let’s Plan Denver Right” based on his op-ed published in Modern In Denver. Attendees participated in a group conversation to explore his position further and to discuss the future of Denver’s Built Environment. We’ve compiled a variety of resources for you...
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For nearly nine years, Modern In Denver has been promoting good design in Colorado through a quarterly print magazine celebrating everything from architecture to art, interiors, and more. We’ve built a loyal audience (that’s you, thanks!), and are dedicated to creating an even stronger community. That’s why we’re expanding our events even more in 2017!...
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DESIGN-BUILD-FABRICATE FIRM RAW CREATIVE IS UPENDING THE NOTION OF WHAT ROLE ARCHITECTS PLAY IN THE DESIGN PROCESS. CASE IN POINT? THEIR BOLD, IMAGINATIVE WORK AT THE HOT BERKELEY RESTAURANT THE WAY BACK.  WORDS: ALISON GWINN IMAGES: DAG LARSON Call them perfectionists. Call them crazily ambitious. Call them control freaks. They don’t care. Blea and Breton Lujan,...
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Fall is the perfect time for reflection, cozying up, and getting away. What better way than with a modern prefab steel cabin dropped into a moutainside retreat? This fall, we’re dreaming of a weekend at the new plug-and-play Vipp Shelter. Curl up and enjoy a quick peek at this idyllic blend of serenity and steel.
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