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Pitkin County Library

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    • the project struck a balance between beauty and function to update a popular community library
    • Overview

      Faced with a popular but outdated library catering to the diverse population in Aspen, Colorado, the MSR team was charged with bringing the building up to 21st-Century library standards.  Interior design was provided for key details including reading pods in the children’s area and listening stations for the music lab.  The updated program includes a maker space for craft projects, video and music production capabilities as well as digital content creation.


    • maker space for the local community to create craft projects
    • the main hall, brightened and opened for visitors
    • bright, modern furnishings, finishes, and new custom reading pods in children's area
    • furnishing selection and layout provide comfortable, private spaces for meeting or reading
    • expanded windows connect inside to outside
    • relocated children's area on the main floor with access to the outdoor plaza
    • Project Contact

      Traci Engel Lesneski

      • Interior Designer / Principal
      • traci@msrdesign.com
      • 612 991 7764
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