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A BULTHAUP KITCHEN REMODEL AT THE FOUR SEASONS IS LIGHT ON DECORATION BUT HEAVY ON STYLE. WORDS: Jane Craig  IMAGES: Emily Minton Redfield Sometimes understatement speaks with the power of a Pavarotti. That was the case with a recent kitchen remodel in a bi-level penthouse residence at the Four Seasons. The original kitchen, though high-end, had a...
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DON’T THROW AROUND THE WORD “STYLE” WITH INTERIOR DESIGNER GILLIAN HALLOCK JOHNSON. SHE’LL HAVE NONE OF IT.  “I basically start any project by abandoning any notion of ‘style,’ ” says Johnson, an award-winning principal at Denver’s Burkett Design who specializes in commercial interiors. “Style in and of itself can easily become a manifesto, and then...
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THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION IS BEST KNOWN FOR THE ARRESTING BEAUTY OF ITS WIDE OPEN SPACES. WITH AN EYE TOWARD THE FUTURE, WYOMING-BASED ARCHITECTURE FIRM CARNEY LOGAN BURKE CREATES DRAMATIC, CONTEXTUALLY INSPIRED STRUCTURES TO SUIT THOSE MAJESTIC ENVIRONS. Words: Charlie Keaton  Images: Matthew Millman, Audrey Hall, Gibeon Photography and Paul Warchol The hustle of modern...
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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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LOOKING TO SEE HOW DESIGN CAN INSPIRE FINE ART? FOLLOWING A SUCCESSFUL SERIES OF EXHIBITIONS AT ROOM & BOARD’S SAN FRANCISCO LOCATION, THE DENVER SHOWROOM WILL SEE ITS OWN SERIES HIGHLIGHTING LOCAL ARTISTS. “Contemporary Abstraction” running from April 17-24 at Room & Board’s Denver showroom will feature the work of six local artists: Kristen Abbott, Tonia...
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THIS VICTORIAN FARMHOUSE IN GRANVILLE, OHIO BARELY SURIVED YEARS OF “KEGGERS” AND STUDENT HOUSING AT ITS UNIVERSITY LOCALE BEFORE SEEING A FULL RESTORATION. THE RESULT, THANKS TO DENVER/BOULDER-BASED FIRM ARCH11, IS AN INSPIRATIONAL RENOVATION THAT RESPECTS THE HISTORIC INTEGRITY WHILE CREATING A MODERN SPACE IDEAL FOR 21st CENTURY LIVING AND ENTERTAINING. Words: Beth Mosenthal, AIA...
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JAMES ROSENQUIST BECAME WELL KNOWN IN THE 1960s AS A LEADING POP ARTIST ALONGSIDE CONTEMPORARIES ANDY WARHOL, ROY LICHTENSTEIN, CLAES OLDENBERG AND OTHER FIGURATIVE ARTISTS. HIS BACKGROUND IN COMMERCIAL ART DEEPLY INFLUENCED HIS FINE-ART CAREER AND RADICALLY CHANGED THE FACE OF THE ART WORLD. HE PASSED AWAY MARCH 31, 2017 AT THE AGE OF 83....
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THE MODERN WORK ENVIRONMENT IS CONTINUALLY MEETING THE DEMANDS OF AN EVER-CHANGING WORKFORCE. OPEN WORKSPACES OFFER EMPLOYEES AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES TO ASSIST THEM IN THEIR JOBS. EXCEPT ONE: PRIVACY. Images By Patrick Coulie Studies from the University of Sydney and UC Berkeley found that lack of speech privacy was the number one complaint among...
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WITH THE SWELTERING DAYS OF SUMMER MOVING IN, MANY TURN TO THE BREEZY RELIEF OF A CEILING FAN TO COOL THEIR HOMES. ONE OF THE TOP DESIGNS COMES FROM AN UNEXPECTED SOURCE. Boffi is known across the world for designing some of the best kitchens, baths and furniture. They’ve also taken their design expertise to...
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36 DAYS OF TYPE IS A GLOBAL PROJECT THAT HAS CHALLENGED DESIGNERS, ILLUSTRATORS AND GRAPHIC ARTISTS TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES THROUGH A DAILY CURATED COLLECTION OF LETTERS AND NUMBERS. THE PROJECT SHOWCASES THE ENDLESS GRAPHIC POSSIBILITIES OF TYPOGRAPHY AND AN INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY CONNECTED BY SOCIAL MEDIA. Seeing thousands of people’s creative interpretation of each letter of the...
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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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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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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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Need an office break? Check out this nap pod called CalmSpace by Marie-Virginie Berbet for Haworth. For a chosen duration, a combination of light and sound technologies encourages users to drift off to sleep and helps to gently wake them up, offering renewed energy upon return to work.  It’s all part of today’s modern office,...
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Mother’s Day is this Sunday. Need a last-minute gift? No problem! We did the work and put together a list of modern gifts from some of our favorite places around town. Happy shopping! LON LITTLE SHOP  – 2037 Thirteenth Street, Boulder “With Love” Framed Screen Print, $68 MOD LIVIN’ – 5327 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver  Blomus Copo Teapot, $84.60...
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At Modern in Denver, we love local, organic produce from our own backyard. But let’s face it. If we were as great at gardening as Bryant Mason, we wouldn’t be publishing a magazine. Mason is the founder of The Urban Farm Company of Colorado, with whom we’ve partnered to create a modern garden. That means...
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That was fun…and flowerful! Thanks to all those who attended Design in Bloom at Cluster Studios last Thursday, April 24! We had nearly 300 positive, creative, and happy people help us welcome spring! At Modern in Denver, we’re more than just a magazine, and we’re excited to have brought the conversation full circle between professionals...
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7070 E Richthofen Place – $424,500 Architect built in 1978, this modern abode has soaring ceilings, an abundance of natural light and dramatic architectural distinction! Located in Montclair, one of Denver’s best loved neighborhoods. Known for its historic significance, the Richthofen Castle, desirable schools and central location it is easy to understand how Montclair is so...
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