BEAHM AESTHETIC

Architectural, Interior and Industrial Design
capitalizing on Mid-Century Modern ideals.

Beahm Aesthetic :: architectural - industrial - interior designBorn the great-grandson of Danish carpenter Niels Bendsen, Daniel Beahm completed art school with degrees in design, philosophy and biology at a small, private university in Indiana. Post graduation Beahm traveled across Europe before taking a position as in-house designer for Blenko Glass in Milton, West Virginia. After a spell in West Virginia, Beahm moved to Columbus, OH, where he opened a design firm called Digabyte Music and Design, specializing in web, print and advertising. In Columbus, Beahm also took on several projects designing and restoring residential interiors; he also completed industrial and interior designs for several restaurants and industrial spaces.

It was in Columbus that Beahm began establishing relationships with various fabricators (most notably Fortner Upholstering and Hard Metal Fabrication) that would inspire and allow him to begin designing and building furniture, lighting, and other architectural appointments.

Currently Beahm resides in a 1955 atomic ranch (Lyman Preston Johnson, architect) between Denver and Boulder where he continues to create in multi-media and architectural design ventures.

Denver, CO, Colorado interior design, Westminster, CO, interiors. Broomfield, CO architectural design. Boulder, CO interior and architectural design and decorating.

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Beahm Aesthetic adheres to an ideal that invokes mcm, mid-century modern, modern, midcentury modern design in the fields of architectural design, landscape design, industrial design and product design. From renovation and historical preservation to new-build and revamped existing structures, Beahm Aesthetic calls upon ideas and ideals from designers like Ray and Charles Eeames, Eichler, Frank Lloyd Wright, Phillip Johnson, Le Corbusier, Edward Wormley, Robsjohn-Gibbings, Mies Van-de-rhoe, van der roe, vander rohe, vandero, Greta Grossman, Eero Saarinen, Fritz Hansen, Paul Frankl, Hans Wegner, Harry Bertoia, Warren Platner, Verner Panton, Pierre Paulin, Alexander Girard, George Nelson, Isamu Noguchi, George Nakashima, Alvar Aalto, Paul McCobb, Vladamir Kagan, Paul Evans, Marcel Breuer, Harvey Probber, Arne Jacobsen, Finn Juhl, Joe Colombo, columbo, Eileen Grey, gray, Vernor Panton, pantone, Russel Wright and his lovely and talented (though often uncredited) wife, Mary Wright, Pierre Konig, Koenig, Richard Neutra, David Cressey, Eckbo, Thomas Church, Cliff May and Richard Neutra.

Beahm Aesthetic prefers to use vintage furniture and appointments when possible, but also incorporates new products and materials from companies like Knoll, Herman Miller, Thayer Coggin, Heywood Wakefield, Steelcase, Artimede, Arteluce, Artifort, Modern Fan, Flor, Modernica, Kartell, Vitra, Flos, Weltron, Nutone, Cassina, Roche Bobois, Kastrup Holmegaard, Architectural Pottery, California Pottery, Blenko, Indiana Handcraft, Rainbow, Evans, and even Ikea (to keep costs down in the kitchen).

Some of our favorite objects include the bird chair, the womb chair, the coconut chair, the ball chair, the grasshopper chair, the swan chair, pretzel chair, the egg chair, the ribbon chair, the Papa Bear chair, pappa, Brno Chairs, Barcelona Chair, Barcelona daybed, LCM, DCM, Clairtone G1, G2, G3, the Eames 670 lounge, the butterfly or Hardoy chair, Danish teak platform bed, day bed, ballclocks, ballclock, Grundig Konsertschrank 9070, just about anything made of Melmac or melamine, architectural pottery from Holmegaard and especially vintage glass from Blenko designers like Wayne Husted, Joel Phillip Myers, and Winslow Anderson.

Other things we like include Phillip Johnson's glass house, Mies VanDerRohe's Farnsworth house (at least to look at), an atomic ranch, the lecorbusier "relaxing machine" lounge, anything with atomic or space age (spaceage) in the title, panton, colombo, columbo, kartell, danish, noguchi (especially his set and costume design for Martha Grahm), paulin, paulson, herman miller, breuer, mies van der rohe, perriand, prouve, henningson, all things scandinavian (especially Danish and Finish), wegner, heywood wakefield, pantone, george nelson, alvar alto, joe colombo, flos, weltron, vitra, artemide, saarinen, Danish Modern, Italian, Dunbar, Widdicomb, Aarnio, Wegner, Heifitz, Panton, Ballclock, Bauhaus, Memphis Group, Sottsass, Frankl, Russell Wright, Nelson Lamps, Planner Group, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 50s, 60s, 70s, fifties, sixties, seventies, industrial design, vintage, retro, lamps, lighting fixtures, Blenko, Rainbow, Indiana Handcraft, andersen, dwell, modernism, atomic ranch, LCM, DCM, knoll, FLW, usonian,

Links:
The Funk House (Las Vegas, NV)

The Furniture Lounge (Champaign, IL)
Lotta Living Forums