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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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A new all-in-one unit brings the modern kitchen down to size. From young professionals to empty nesters, a growing number of people are opting for smaller and more functional living spaces. But no matter the size or scale, having a great kitchen is still a top priority. That’s the inspiration behind the Kitch’ T, an...
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SUMMER IS IN THE AIR! The summer issue of Modern In Denver is here! Featuring not one, but two covers, the summer 2016 issue is our biggest one yet. Inside, you’ll find stories on modern architecture from residential to commercial, featuring Charles Deaton’s Key Savings and Loan Association building, a look at the interior design of OtterBox, a...
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One of the defining characteristics of Colorado is our beautiful, if somewhat temperamental, natural climate. So how do you find the right-priced indoor blinds to moderate light? Or integrate automation for an amazing near year-round outdoor space? At the Denver Shade Company, they’ve got that covered. Nestled in the ground level of the Studio Como...
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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. WORDS: Amy Phare • IMAGES: Trevor Brown Jr. FERMENTING. ROASTING.CRACKING. WINNOWING. REFINING. CONCHING. TEMPERING. There’s a lot of work that goes into making a perfect bar of chocolate—but even...
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Denver’s newest design showroom is hosting a launch party on May 20, and you’re invited. The addition of new showrooms to the Colorado market is a great sign for our booming design community. In recent years, Denver has very quietly become an important city for fans of thoughtful, innovative design. Something is happening here. The...
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As part of Salone del Mobile—the world’s largest furniture fair held in Milan—Ventura Lambrate occurs. The curated district for design embodies the new and exciting possibilities, a place where designers can present themselves in a high-qualitative and creative way to the professional audience in Milan during the Milan Design Week. One of Denver’s very own—Housefish—participated...
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It may seem like a wireless world, but rumors of the wire’s demise have been greatly overstated.  WORDS: JASON GRIFFING From cell phone networks to ubiquitous WiFi to a plethora of Bluetooth devices, wireless technology is now part of our daily lives. So it’s no surprise that many people consider hardwired connections antiquated—the home-tech equivalent...
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There was an endless supply of inspired new designs on display at the Salone del Mobile earlier this month—which was no surprise, given the thousands of exhibitors and hundreds of thousands of attendees on hand. We’ve already shared some of our favorites, and a quick Google search of Milano Salone is a good way to...
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Incorporating tech needs into a project’s design phase leads to better performance and fewer aesthetic compromises. By Jason Griffing Modern life is increasingly technology-reliant, and we know that today’s living spaces demand a growing level of tech compatibility. The smart move is to discuss this just as early and with the same thoroughness as electrical...
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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...
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Modernism Week is upon us, and we’re California dreaming’ over the annual celebration of mid-century architecture and design in Palm Springs. Lucky for us, two books were just released giving us a taste of the modern mecca. WILLIAM KRISEL’S PALM SPRINGS: THE LANGUAGE OF MODERNISM A pioneer of mid-century modernism, William Krisel’s influence has had an...
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We love that our community eats, sleeps, and breathes good design. Take for instance Distinctive Mantel Designs. A full-service provider for fireplaces, their priorities go beyond the product. “We are a forward-thinking, design-based company first and foremost,” said VP Eric Walden. “We work with our clients (designers, architects, builders, and homeowners) to achieve the best...
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Photographing flora is no easy task. What appears to be a simple shoot of a few houseplants for the winter issue of Modern In Denver was actually an 8+ hour job that required an emergency trip to the fly shop for fishing line to help style the leaves. “I think we usually had more light...
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WE ARE MORE EQUIPPED AND BETTER ENTERTAINED THAN EVER, BUT WE AREN’T EXACTLY WELL. CALL IT THE PARADOX OF PROGRESS. COULD THE POWER OF DESIGN BE OUR SALVATION?   WORDS: CHARLIE KEATON Forget political gridlock and never-ending debates about policy reform. In the face of a national health crisis, a wave of integrated design innovations, from facilities to technologies...
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A NEW YEAR INEVITABLY BRINGS WITH IT THE RESOLUTION TO TAKE BETTER CARE OF OURSELVES. NOW MORE THAN EVER, TECHNOLOGY PLAYS A ROLE IN THAT STRUGGLE. WANT TO GET IN BETTER SHAPE? THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT.   The average American now accesses more than 26 different apps per month, spending well over 37 hours Tweeting, Snapchatting, or crushing candy. But...
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