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WESTERN WINDOW SYSTEMS’ NEW SERIES 7600 TAKES CLASSIC MULTI-SLIDE GLASS DOORS AND INJECTS THEM WITH AGGRESSIVE INSULATION AND ENERGY-SAVING POWER. WORDS: Jahla Seppanen | IMAGES: Western Window Systems Western Window Systems (WWS), the patio doors and window solutions designer, changed the game with their successful Classic Line of expansive multi-slide doors that vanquish the divide...
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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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ALTHOUGH REMEMBERED FOR THE WORDS, “EVERYONE WILL BE FAMOUS FOR 15 MINUTES,” ANDY WARHOL’S SPOTLIGHT HAS EXTENDED LONG BEYOND THIS BREVITY, AS THE ICONIC POP ARTIST OF THE 60S, 70S, AND 80S SEALED HIS FATE AS AN EVERLASTING FIGURE FOR VISUAL ART AND EXPRESSIONISM. Words: Jahla Seppanen Warhol has continued, long after his death in...
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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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THE UNION OF GREAT DESIGN AND HIGH TECHNOLOGY HAS GIVEN US A WHOLE NEW GENERATION OF TIME PIECES, PROVING ONCE AND FOR ALL THAT TIME REALLY IS ON OUR SIDE.   WORDS: Charlie Keaton Of all the metrics that define our lives — the spatial dimensions of homes, our fluctuating body weight, and so on —...
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Jared Layton of The Denver Shade Company breathes shade technology and design, and we love picking his brain on the latest trends in store. From more accessible home automation (thanks to Lutron’s new compatibility with Alexa) and battery-powered shades, we’re excited to see shade technology evolve. Have a look at the highlights in 2017: Renson...
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THANKS TO A NIFTY PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN TWO ESTABLISHED BRANDS, STYLISH MODERN FURNITURE IS GOING MAINSTREAM. MEET MODERN BY DWELL. WORDS: CHARLIE KEATON There’s no substitute for good modern furniture, but investing in quality often means having to swallow hefty price tags. Sure, you get what you pay for. But the disparity between well-made and affordable is so vast that many...
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During and after a career that spanned more than four decades, industrial designer Robert Welch’s work has appeared in museums from New York to London to Bergen, Norway. He pioneered the introduction of stainless steel cutlery to the United Kingdom. He won prestigious awards and was named Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. And yet the Campden...
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The final entry of our 2016 fall issue, One Last Thing, cast the spotlight on a curiously dynamic ping pong table in Vertical Arts Architecture’s new Denver office. The table was created using a technique called electrical erosion, which entails the channeling of electric currents through wood. People took notice. By popular demand, here’s a...
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HERE’S A RIDDLE: WHEN IS A PING PONG TABLE MORE THAN A PING PONG TABLE? FOR VERTICAL ARTS ARCHITECTURE, TRANSCENDING SIMPLE RECREATION ONLY HAPPENS WHEN A PIECE OF CUSTOM FURNITURE—SAY, A SLAB OF WOOD TO SUPPORT A TEAM-WIDE TABLE TENNIS HABIT—ALSO SERVES AS A TOOL FOR OFFICE UNITY, WORKFLOW FUNCTIONALITY, CLIENT ACQUISITION, AND CREATIVE EXPLORATION....
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Since Residential Systems, Inc. opened its doors more than 30 years ago, technology has driven all sorts of innovative new solutions. From entry-level to entering-the-stratosphere, there’s something for everyone. Home automation may seem like a relatively new technology, but it actually dates back at least as far as Family Ties and parachute pants. When Residential...
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One of the world’s most elegant luxury faucet lines started humbly in 19th century Germany. It was in the town of Attendorn, in 1899, that Franz Viegener began manufacturing brass beer taps for the local market. Two decades later, his son led the family business into its first major international expansion by opening a new...
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With more than 800 exhibitors, Cersaie (chur-SIGH) is a world-renowned international event featuring the newest and best in ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings. Last month, Modern in Denver joined national publications including Architectural Record, Elle Decor, Azure, and Interior Design Magazine for a firsthand look at the festivities. Over the course of three jam-packed days,...
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Warmth, movement, simplicity, community—welcome to the progressive office of today. The open concept is no longer a trend but a mainstay, and as the cloud and cordless technologies free us from desks, designers are shifting to support the new social spaces. For the latest, we look to the NeoCon trade show. Each June, some 50,000 designers descend on Chicago for...
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From September 30-October 1, CAPCO Tile (Crossvile Tile & Stone) will be holding an inventory liquidation sale. Stop by the West parking lot for discounts between 50 and 80 percent off!   Friday, September 30 // 7:30-4:30 Saturday, October 1 // 7:30-2    
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FALL FORWARD   The fall 2016 issue has launched, packed with in-depth stories on all your favorite art, architecture, and design projects across Colorado. On one cover, we feature the meticulous restoration of a 1946 Usonian masterpiece originally designed by Victor Hornbein. On the other: a striking new addition to the iconic U.S. Air Force...
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Colorado’s home furnishings market continues to swell with a new signature retail outlet from internationally recognized designers Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.   Mitchell Gold has been traveling long enough to remember when high style and fine dining were relegated to a handful of coastal cities. Throughout a decades-long career in the home furnishings business,...
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Colorado native Elisabeth Cook spent more than a decade working in the factories and offices of Italy’s vaunted fashion industry. Now she’s back with a luxury hair-on-hide rug that can be anything you want it to be. WORDS: Andrea Clark Mason She arrived in Italy fresh from college in 2002 with an eye toward making...
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Fun fact: In the United States, Colorado is second only to Oregon in percentage of commuters who bike to work. As a city, Denver ranks ninth overall, and Boulder and Fort Collins also appear in the top 10. Factoring in all manufacturing, retail, and tourism dollars, the bicycle economy in our state alone accounts for...
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