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  On Thursday, September, 18, Etsy Creative Director Randy Hunt will present a lecture at the Denver Art Museum, “Making, Marking, and Other Pursuits.” At Etsy, Hunt leads a team of designers building web products and off-line experiences. He believes that designers must be able to build what they design, a perspective that fits naturally...
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Hello, fall! The new issue has arrived—our biggest one yet! Yep, we’ve been saying that the past few issues, and that’s because there is such an abundance of Colorado creativity to celebrate that we expanded the magazine once again to a whopping 164 pages! Inside, you’ll find a wide range of content from art galleries...
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Modern In Denver magazine is committed to promoting and celebrating Colorado’s creative community, and that’s why we’re proud to be the IIDA RMC BESTawards media sponsor. The winners will be announced this Friday at the event, and in anticipation, here are our top five reasons we’re stoked to be part of this.  5. THE JUDGES...
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LYNNEL Art to Form recently provided artwork for the TUI European luxury cruise ship, the Mein Schiff 3. They worked with Wilson Butler Architects in Boston, the master planner and lead design firm for MS3. Thanks to the ship’s docking location—in Finland—Colorado art is getting exposure worldwide!  LYNNEL, a business partner to Modern In Denver, customizes...
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Chances are your dishwasher is something that gets very little thought until you remodel—or it breaks. Why wait to buy until you’re forced to eat takeout? After all, with today’s technology, dishwashers are energy-efficient time savers that can shave hundreds off your utility bills, having come a long way since they were introduced in the late 1800s. So...
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It’s almost here! The winners of the IIDA Rocky Mountain Chapter BESTawards will be announced next Friday, September 12, at the BESTawards Celebration! As the media sponsor of the event, Modern In Denver is thrilled to help celebrate and promote the very best of interior design in Colorado. The fourth annual celebration takes place at...
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 All summer long, we’ve been raving about the team over at The Urban Farm Company of Colorado. We partnered with them in May, when they installed a raised garden for Modern In Denver.  Over the months, the garden grew with the help of their weekly tips and tailored advice for our specific garden. We learned...
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Gabe Blanchet and Jamie Byron believe that everybody on the planet deserves access to healthy, locally, and sustainably grown food. So they did something about it. The duo, who met at MIT, developed an aquaponic appliance, the Grove, which enables people to grow their own food with technology making farming simpler, economical, and accessible to...
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Like the clear, enclosed ant farms to observe the antics of insects, the Boskke Cube lets you peer into the mechanics of how plants grow. The transparent cube is a window into the soil, roots, and movement of a plant. The planter itself is also a reservoir to hold enough water for a month’s supply and was...
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Instantly recognizable and internationally adored, modern Scandinavian design has left an indelible mark on the crafted world. But according to Magnus Englund and Chrystina Schmidt, authors of Scandinavian Modern, that wasn’t always the case. This primer on the design evolution of uppermost Europe traces how major players came to prominence. Material history is cut into seven bite-sized pieces: wood,...
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Shake up Labor Day entertaining with vintage-inspired glasswareFrom rooftops to patios, a cool drink goes hand-in-hand with warm summer days. And while we take into account modern design when it comes to counters and couches, what about cocktails? “If I am going to eat off of something, drink out of something, or sit in something,...
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Neon signs from mid-century America were once a common sight. Unfortunately, these signs are disappearing at a rapid rate as businesses change hands or are bulldozed altogether.  Because of this, there is a growing neon sign preservation movement. More and more people are starting to realize the importance and unique character of of mid-century signage....
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 The Denver Modernism Show starts Friday, and we have pairs of tickets to give away for the whole weekend! It’s easy. All you have to do is: 1. Visit us on Facebook. 2. Write a comment on today’s post telling us why you should win. It’s that easy! You have until tomorrow morning to enter, when we’ll...
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WORDS: Amy Phare  IMAGES: Ron Pollard Elizabeth Wright Ingraham had big shoes to fill. Her father, architect John Lloyd Wright, invented Lincoln Logs. Her grandfather: Frank Lloyd Wright. While she followed their footsteps, Ingraham charted her own path after relocating to Colorado, having built 150 buildings here before she passed away in 2013. She left behind...
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In the summer issue of Modern In Denver, we profiled Elizabeth Wright Ingraham, Colorado Springs architect—and granddaughter of Frank Lloyd Wright.  While she passed away in 2013, Ingraham left a strong presence in Colorado with both her commercial and residential architecture, both individually and with her former husband and partner as part of Ingraham & Ingraham, Architects. Continuing...
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Looking for design ideas? Kitchen and bath experts? Then you’ll want to head to CAPCO Tile & Stone Thursday, August 28 for the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Annual Vendor Showcase. To learn more, we caught up with CAPCO’s Rod Salyer, who has been hosting the event for 6 years. Read on to see what you...
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Next weekend, the National Western Complex is going retro as the Denver Modernism Show returns August 22-24. Dozens of vendors will be selling a variety of vintage, mid-century, art deco, and retro art, furnishings, and objects. There will be guests, special lectures, hula girls, a tiki lounge, a Miss Modernism Pageant, and on Sunday, an...
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Historical wooden seating known as Tyrolean chairs (from their Austrian roots) get a contemporary makeover by designer Luca Nichetto. Simplified and clean, La-Dina is a solid seat made of ash wood that is simple to assemble, as well. “The legs are fixed into the solid wood of the seat, which in turn is secured to...
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Art is a story so expansive that seemingly narrow subjects take up whole libraries. Consider Show Time: The Most 50 Influential Exhibitions of Contemporary Art a helpful librarian who points you toward the best of the contemporary collection. Author Jens Hoffman, director of The Jewish Museum, argues that curation is now a relevant creative act...
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Prescient’s integrated construction platform offers one-stop shopping, from design to manufacturing with its automated engineering, welding robots, and barcoded assembly. It’s making building more efficient, more affordable, and eco-friendly. WORDS: BETH MOSENTHAL  IMAGES: CRYSTAL ALLEN If you were to visit the five-story, 73-unit B Street LoHi Building by Palisade Partners, Confluence Builders and Craine Architecture while under...
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