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Monthly Archives: June 2006

Tricia Guild: Color Maven Releasing New Title 9/26

Tricia Guild: Color Maven Releasing New Title 9/26

By: Holly Becker, decor8 I’m so excited that Tricia Guild, the queen of color, is due to release yet another book, Tricia Guild Pattern: Using Pattern to Create Sophisticated, Show-stopping Interiors, on September 26th.   I couldn’t be happier, she’s somewhat of a design celeb to me, a designer that I’d — Continue reading

Iannone : Sanderson : Signature 2.0 Console

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Iannone : Sanderson : Signature 2.0 Console

Love the bee and flower design on the Signature 2.0 Console made of eco-friendly kirei board by Iannone Sanderson. So sleek and beautiful – a definate show stopper. $1,699

New Inhabit Wall Flats

Categories: Sustainability
New Inhabit Wall Flats

Easily stick these fabulous Wall Flats on your wall for an unpdated modern sculpted look. Inhabit Wall Flats are made with 100% bamboo pulp. Bamboo is one of the worlds fastest self-replenishing resources. The process of molding the panels is chemical-free. Panels can be recycled.  $84 for 10 18×18 panals.

Agens & Hoss Silk Lamps

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Agens & Hoss Silk Lamps

I was crazy for her pillows, then handbags, now I am crazy for the lighting. Agnes & Hoss brings her amazing silk colors and patterns to lighting – the Roots Double Arm Sconce, Roots Single Arm Sconce, Roots Table Lamp & Chandelier. Try mixing the amazing patterns.

Nama Rococo Wallpaper

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Nama Rococo Wallpaper

By: Holly Becker, decor8 Nama Rococo wallpaper studio is a runway fashion show on your wall – it screams haute couture, look at me, I’m beautiful. Nama Rococo is bold, edgy, perhaps slightly over the top. Definitely Elle Decor worthy. Sexy wallcoverings are streaming out of London, Berlin, and Paris, — Continue reading

Modern Las vegas

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests
Modern Las vegas

2Modern Design Talk is going to take you on a little tour across the United States, looking for the best in modern lifestyle resources by major metropolitan city. We are starting with Seattle and zig-zagging our way to New York. If you have any suggestions for our directory, which we — Continue reading

New Emma Gardner Rugs

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New Emma Gardner Rugs

The new Emma Gardner rugs are soft and bold at the same time. Love the above Flowers on Water. Also check out new Joy, Curio, and Swirl (below). Emma Gardner is RUGMARK Certified.

Nahui Ollin Handbags

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Nahui Ollin Handbags

Nahui Ollin Handbags: An Eco-friendly Fashionista’s Dream Come True 4 Top Reasons to buy the Bag celebrities everywhere picked up at Caravan at 2 Great Jones Street: 1.) They are one of the most eco-friendly bags on the market right now. Not only did the process of making the bags — Continue reading

Crafting The New American Dream

Categories: DIY + How To
Crafting The New American Dream

By: Holly Becker, Editor, decor8 http://www.decor8.blogspot.com "The new American dream is much more entrepreneurial," says Kamenetz. "And it’s about shaping ones own destiny: mobility, flexibility to do your own work, and the ability to have a career as an expression of who you are as a person. " Need some — Continue reading

Koko Plastic Floormats

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Koko Plastic Floormats

Koko plastic floor mats are perfect for summer – sand, dirt, beware! These bright mats easily brighten up  your space and keep the dirt and sand at bay. The Waves pattern is available in – Green/Purple, Pink/Orange, and Black/Ivory. The Optics pattern is available in Teal/Turquiose and Red/Pink. And love — Continue reading

Modern Phoenix

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Modern Phoenix

2Modern Design Talk is going to take you on a little tour across the United States, looking for the best in modern lifestyle resources by major metropolitan city. We are starting with Seattle and zig-zagging our way to New York. If you have any suggestions for our directory, which we — Continue reading

Knock-offs

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Knock-offs

Maybe it is the life-cop in me. Maybe I watched too many Batman and Spider-man episodes when growing up. Nevertheless, it irks me when I see smaller, innovative designers get their imagination ripped-off by uber-corporations that care less about creativity and craftsmanship, and more about profits and operating efficiencies. I — Continue reading

11 Ways to Live Green

Categories: Sustainability

Living lightly on the earth is something we all should try to do for the earth’s health as well as our own. Here are some eco-friendly things to do to make your home and your environment a more pleasant place to be. 1. Save water by landscaping wisely. Native plants — Continue reading

Michelle Caplan – Mixed Media Collage Artist [Sale]

Categories: Art + Graphics
Michelle Caplan – Mixed Media Collage Artist [Sale]

By: Holly Becker, decor8 Michelle Caplan is a collage artist based in the L.A. area that creates beautiful portraits that you will cherish for a lifetime. You can commission a piece, which means you give her photos of all the things you love, family photos, etc. and she’ll combine everything — Continue reading

Modern San Diego

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Modern San Diego

2Modern Design Talk is going to take you on a little tour across the United States, looking for the best in modern lifestyle resources by major metropolitan city. We are starting with Seattle and zig-zagging our way to New York. If you have any suggestions for our directory, which we — Continue reading

Meet Interior Designer Vanessa De Vargas, Turquoise LA

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Meet Interior Designer Vanessa De Vargas, Turquoise LA

Written by: Holly Becker, decor8 Let’s meet with an Interior Designer here today on the 2Modern Design Talk blog. Someone who devotes thier life to good design and is responsible for pulling together ultra swank spaces should be the topic of conversation on a design blog every now and then, — Continue reading

Furniture, Fashion, Fuse: ICFF Event at Caravan

Categories: Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
Furniture, Fashion, Fuse: ICFF Event at Caravan

Furniture, Fashion, Fuse: ICFF Event at Caravan After a week of celebrity gift suites Caravan had rave reviews when 2modern and Design*Sponge held its event for emerging designers at Caravan.  The event was a success with more than 300 designers and press attending.  Newcastle and Fuse sponsored the event and — Continue reading