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Monthly Archives: October 2006

Happenings In High Point

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Happenings In High Point

For people in the Furniture and Design industry, October means traveling to High Point, North Carolina to see all of the new introductions from manufacturer’s across the country. It also means very little sleep and lots of visual stimulation. Upon my return from High Point last week, I decided it — Continue reading

P’kolino Play Furniture

Categories: Kids + Baby
P’kolino Play Furniture

P’kolino Play Furniture is an entirely new concept in play furniture. A playfully smart, multi-purpose product designed to be fun, functional, and fashionable! The bent wood table is great for traditional table projects, but it can also be repositioned for use as a lounge, toy ramp or whatever imaginations conjure — Continue reading

Flickr MOO Minicards – NEW!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
Flickr MOO Minicards – NEW!

By: Holly Becker, decor8 Tah-dah! Introducing Flickr MOO Minicards which now officially makes Flickr my all-time favorite website (outside of decor8 and 2Modern, of course!). I’m totally obsessed, especially now that I can take 100 of my favorite Flickr images, slice ‘n dice ‘em, and create super cool calling cards — Continue reading

Modern Recycled Art (posters)

Categories: Sustainability
Modern Recycled Art (posters)

BetterWall has partnered with over 20 major art museums around the country to salvage and sell their used exhibition street banners. The banners we sell are the actual banners that have been hung on city street-posts to promote major exhibitions in New York, LA, Chicago, San Francisco and elsewhere. These — Continue reading

Green Dry Cleaning

Categories: Sustainability
Green Dry Cleaning

Time to dry clean those covers on your Twenty2 Maxwell Linen Pillows and  your Kookoon Silk Throw? Consumer Reports found that carbon dioxide dry cleaning was the most effective, even over the traditional perchloroethylene solvent dry cleaning.  Apparently dry cleaners are the largest user group of perchloroethylene, which is known — Continue reading

Eco-Expert Danny Seo

Categories: Sustainability
Eco-Expert Danny Seo

By Holly Becker, decor8 Have you heard of Danny Seo? I saw him in the May issue of Country Home, they featured a huge spread about his amazing eco-friendly lifestyle that he calls "Simply Green". Why so amazing? See for yourself… "Born on Earth Day in 1977, Danny has championed — Continue reading

Cheeky China from Trixie Delicious!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Cheeky China from Trixie Delicious!

By: Holly Becker, decor8 This etsy seller is one cheeky chick! Customize a vintage plate with any word you desire, including the really raunchy words, and she’ll create an art plate just for you. No matter how low you can go, Trixie Delicious can deliver. For dining or displaying, these — Continue reading

Modern Austin

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Modern Austin

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

SuperNaturale’s New Book: Craftivity!

SuperNaturale’s New Book: Craftivity!

By Holly Becker, decor8 Have you heard of SuperNaturale? They are an "independent site dedicated to the Do It Yourself culture in all its glorious forms. From simple afternoon home improvement projects to radical lifestyle choices – we love them all. We celebrate ingenuity, creativity and the handmade." In addition — Continue reading

Modern Oklahoma City

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests
Modern Oklahoma City

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

Perfectly Papered

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Perfectly Papered

I have to admit, I’m not a big fan of wallpaper. For me, there is something to be said about the simplicity of a freshly painted wall. Being in the Interior Design field, paint offers an “ease of change” ability unlike anything else in my business. I seem to find — Continue reading