After more than a decade of collaboration, principals/partners Aura ZINk and CC RocQUE created ZINQUE as a holistic custom interiors design firm, to creatively enhance the lifestyles for every personality type. Together, Aura and CC believe that design is constantly evolving, and that the happiest results arrive via creative collaboration and comprehensive charrette. ZINQUE emphasizes innovation, quality, and client enjoyment to maximize the project experience for all team members.
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A "true local" of Telluride (born and raised!), Aura draws design inspiration from the natural elements found in the beauty of the surrounding outdoors. She attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco from 2001-2006 where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts. When the urban lifestyle grew weary, she gravitated back to her hometown, and began working at Studio Frank, an interior architectural design firm, in 2007. After a decade of bespoke interior design experience, Aura formed ZINQUE with partner CC RocQUE. When not exploring creative possibilities, Aura can be found skiing and hiking with her son Whitman (and dog extraordinaire, Ace), training to get her private pilot license, and volunteering her time with the rescue missions of the Telluride Animal Foundation.
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Hailing from Washington DC, where she attended The Sidwell Friends School, CC spent her college years in the woods of New Hampshire. At Dartmouth College, she explored several academic disciplines, focusing on engineering, art history, photography and architecture - including a raucous semester abroad in Florence, Italy. After graduating with a B.A. in Studio Art and a minor in Art History, CC moved directly to Telluride, where she spent her first career years working for Marla F. Croke Architecture and One Architects, followed by another 15 years of collaboration with Studio Frank. In 2018, CC formed ZINQUE with her partner Aura ZINk. When not hunched in front of ArchiCad on her computer, CC can be found stretching it out in yoga, soaking up sunshine, and chasing after her rambunctious kid (and even more rambunctious husband).