May 19, 2024


Comfortable residential structure

Peek Inside A Reworked Aspen Home’s Inside Structure

A ’70s-period Aspen townhome receives a breathtaking 21st century redo that puts Mom Mother nature front and centre.

IMG0174Bedroombeddresserwindow.jpgThe master bedroom features a customized system bed, a floating dresser and developed-in closets, all by BenchCraft Custom made Woodwork.

THE Shopper

The owner noticed fantastic guarantee in this cozy townhome tucked absent in an inviting grove of trees on the east end of Aspen—as did David Kaufman of Kaufman Segal Design and style, who collaborated with Colorado-based mostly architecture agency Rowland + Broughton to give the ’70s-fashion townhome a totally present-day makeover.

IMG0042Living.jpgA Kravet Jazz sofa provides critical ease and comfort variable to the living room, the place Shepard Fairey’s “Damaged Completely wrong Route Mural” is a visible focal level.

THE Priority

“Clean, light, sleek and uncluttered had been critical to me,” notes the customer, who directed KSD to bring the outdoor in with tons of purely natural light. “I also wished the room to experience much greater than in advance of.” With such incredibly picturesque environment, KSD’s strategy was clear: Invite Mother Mother nature into the space by including complete walls of flooring-to-ceiling home windows, changing the ’70s red brick accents and dim paneling with white plaster to open up the area and reflect the all-natural mild from the windows.

IMG0007Dining.jpgA Calligaris table and Montage Galleries chairs with Misia upholstery beckon to the dining home.

THE Challenge

The previously cramped kitchen was a nonstarter for the customer, a passionate entertainer who loves cooking with pals, so KSD confronted the job of transferring the existing stairs 42 inches to make way for extra cooking place. In fact, notes Kaufman, “Every inch of house was taken into account” all through the residence. “Creative techniques of supplying storage ended up an complete ought to, from concealed spice racks in the kitchen area backsplash to mattress cabinetry surrounds and underneath-mattress storage drawers. Adverse room in this kind of a smaller natural environment was top quality real estate, but it proved to create a lot more quantity. Thus, [implementing] floating stairs and cable railings with leather-based-wrapped handrails was one system to realize that aim. Typical of all smaller interiors, the problem of furnishings was solved with suitable scale, floating cabinetry and uncomplicated, tasteful structure,” he adds, noting that getting Rowland + Broughton architect Carol Way Cisco on-website created the work movement a great deal far more easily.

IMG0291Staircasebenchpainting.jpgAn untitled operate by artist Doyle Gertjejansen and a Quad Pod bench by World-wide Views emphasize the entry to the household.

THE Depth

In accordance to Kaufman, “using elements and finishes that are not typically employed for most Aspen residences but even now talk to their setting” was the most satisfying facet of the concluded undertaking. “We were being able to make a respite from Chicago town lifetime that rejuvenates, relaxes and calms.”


THE Result

“The benefits completely dovetailed with my ambitions,” enthuses the operator. “The before and right after transformation is unbelievable, and I simply like coming residence.”

Design Information

Architecture Rowland + Broughton (Sarah Broughton, principal Carol Way Cisco, architect)
Common contractor/builder Decatur Wilkie Inc.
Inside Design and style Kaufman Segal Design
Millwork BenchCraft Custom made Woodwork
Plasterwork Aspen Drywall LLC, 970.366.1808
Paint Swedish Painting Co.


Cumberland Home furniture Kitchen bar stools
The Wonderful Line Many flooring and tile
World wide Sights Entry bench
Holly Hunt Several textiles
Knoll Many textiles
Kravet Living area couch, numerous textiles
Lightology Several lighting
Oscar Isberian Rugs Living home rug, media home carpet
Pauline Grace Media area couch and ottomans, eating place chairs
Porcelenosa Tile characteristic wall in media room

Photography by: Brent Moss