Repeat clients, Chef Steven Redzikowski and beverage director Bryan Dayton—the successful partners behind award-winning Oak at Fourteenth enlisted Arch11 to design the pair’s first fast-casual rotisserie restaurant, Brider named for the French word for “tying,” a technique championed by the likes of Julia Child for optimal roasting results). Located on the ground level of a new building in Denver’s Central Platte Valley, the space didn’t have a history or patina of its own.

With a timeless, “old world” kitchen feel in mind, a palette of classic materials was applied to the interiors, including repurposed oak, Carrara marble, chalkboard menus and steel to convey warmth and familiarity. A layering of textures, geometric wall planes and custom built ins, along with bright green flashes of color and Knoll furnishings mingle the old soul feel with the clean modernist lines.

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