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HOW DO DESIGNERS TRANSCEND GEOGRAPHY FOR TRANSATLANTIC CUSTOMIZATION? FOR LUXURY ITALIAN KITCHEN BRAND BOFFI, BLENDING A WORLD-CLASS KITCHEN SEAMLESSLY INTO A COLORADO MOUNTAIN HOME REQUIRED A TEAM OF INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS. Vail has long bene the beneficiary of natural opulence: resorts, cultural enclaves, and year-round attractions have created an international pull to the mountain community. It’s no wonder, then,...
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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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In Denver’s booming real estate market, not all urban infill properties are created equal. Building a worthwhile community still begins with thoughtful, purposeful design. Developing neighborhoods within a growing community like Denver is a creative endeavor that covers a range of categories for the companies who build them. It’s a business opportunity, sure. But it’s...
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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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WHEN TASKED WITH UPDATING A CLASSIC MID-CENTURY MODERN MASTERPIECE, THE TWO-MAN TEAM AT BOSS ARCHITECTURE TOOK THEIR TIME. WITH HELP FROM COLLABORATORS, CRAFTSMEN, THE OWNERS, AND EVEN THE ORIGINAL ARCHITECT, CHRIS DAVIS AND KEVIN STEPHENSON DEMONSTRATED EXACTLY WHAT PRESERVATION IS—AND WHAT IT ISN’T.   WORDS: Charlie Keaton • IMAGES: James Florio & Kyler Deutmeyer Home...
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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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There’s an alchemy to a business born in a garage—An artisan, bent over a bench, giving voice to a fomented vision. The image of the worker conjures a complete dedication to craft, with purity, expression, and vision. It Is the recipe that’s catapulted ventures out of garages from Seattle to Silicon Valley. And at the...
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Semple Brown Design inventively interprets Bonnie Brae’s architectural past to craft a harmonious new home with both Modernist ideals and contemporary vision. WORDS: Sarah Goldblatt, AIA • IMAGES: David Lauer Like many of Denver’s urban neighborhoods, Bonnie Brae has become a patchwork quilt of architectural styles. New home designs here have rarely looked to the...
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Looking for a custom home or remodel? Meet Haley Custom Homes, founded in 1998 by Colorado native and entrepreneur, Dan Haley Fuller. From 2,000 square feet to 20,0000+, Haley Custom Homes caters to the modernist or traditionalist.   But what makes them unique? “We use a building technique on all of our homes, that the Japanese invented,” said...
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For our winter issue, we dove deep into both the past and present of Cliff May Homes, from the story of the architect to the history of his flat-packed system and even a current-day remodel of a Cliff May home in Harvey Park.  To unearth the history of Cliff May, his projects, and his work...
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California architect Cliff May traded dreams of musical stardom for a life rooted in grand conceptual design. Along the way, he cast a long and lasting shadow on the world of modern architecture. Often considered the father of the modern ranch house, Cliff May should perhaps be better known as a purveyor of the casual and...
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With great architecture comes great responsibility, and with an eye toward revival and respect for history, one Harvey Park couple breathed life into a classic Cliff May home with the help of neighbors, friends, and even the former owner. WORDS: ATOM STEVENS IMAGES: DANIEL O’CONNOR When homeowners opt to renovate, they typically call on experts...
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It has been such a privilege being able to tell the stories our community’s best art, architecture, and design in 2015. Thanks, Colorado, for giving us plenty of talent to celebrate this year! Take a minute to scroll through some of our favorite images in 2015, from Bauhaus to Bonnie Brae. Cheers to 2016!  Click any photo to...
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ONE ISSUE, TWO COVERS! Our winter 2015/2016 issue features not one, but two covers! On the left, Christian Musselman created this detailed illustration for us, inspired by a 1950s Better Homes and Gardens cover. Inside, you’ll find a story on his work and even more custom illustrations of modern homes. Modern In Denver content covers a wide spectrum...
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