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Monthly Archives: May 2007

Parvez Taj

Categories: Art + Graphics
Parvez Taj

Hot new artist Parvez Taj now at 2Modern.com! A unique blend of graphic art and photography, printed in Giclee on canvas or watercolor paper, makes Parvez Taj’s pieces a must have! The subject matter ranges from almost abstract, with Central, to very objective, with Renewable Energy. Some, like Tart Black — Continue reading

Modern Philadelphia

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Modern Philadelphia

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

Thomas Paul

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Thomas Paul

Thomas Paul is the fabulous designer of these delectable plates and pillows. He really knows how to accessorize! Pick up all the goods at Velocity Art and Design in Seattle or online. More modern design at 3blacksheep.

Prue Venables

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Prue Venables

Last week I went to an opening at the Rex Irwin Gallery in Sydney to check out Prue Venables’ work up close and personal. Prue creates the simplest yet most complicated forms I have ever seen. The pieces are one-off and hand thrown using Limoges porcelain. After the initial form — Continue reading

Wallpaper by Flavor Pill

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Wallpaper by Flavor Pill

New Orleans wallpaper-ers Flavor Paper recently showcased an eclectic mix of fresh designs in NY for the ICFF. more modern design at 3blacksheep

ICFF 07

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
ICFF 07

ICFF was super! Saw lots of great product and enjoyed a weekend in New York. Love MAGIS! A lot of their chairs work for residential or commercial application. Some even outdoor. This makes specification easy for projects of all types. Luzifer, again one of my favorite lighting lines. Moody pods — Continue reading

One Thing Leads To Another

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
One Thing Leads To Another

I first saw Normann-Copenhagen at my favorite Modern Design store in Brussels, Espace Bizarre. I was immediately drawn to the bright colors and practical design of the strainer. I never have enough cabinet space in my kitchen and this line of products looks good, is sturdy and can be folded — Continue reading

Found Objects

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Found Objects

Margaux Lange explores the Barbie doll’s role in American culture in her jewelry work. Lange states in her bio, “I take pleasure in the contrast and contradiction of something mass-produced being transformed and revealed as a unique, handmade, wearable piece of art.” If you are in the Seattle area, stop — Continue reading

Look What The Starck Brought!

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Look What The Starck Brought!

The other day I went to the zoo with a bunch of other moms.  3 out of the 5 moms had a Maclaren stroller.  Intruiged, I did some research to find out what’s behind the brand’s allure.  Started in 1965 by an aeronautical engineer, the Maclaren Buggy was the first — Continue reading

Antoine Proulx

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Antoine Proulx

Brothers Marc and Richard Desplaines are the founders and designers behind Antoine Proulx, a decidedly American collection with references of bygone eras and faraway lands.  Each of their collections represent luxury in its most contemporary form. Their O Series is soft and glamorous, bridging more transitional and traditional styles.   The — Continue reading

F Maurer

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
F Maurer

I love fusion concepts in modern design and the Vienna Cd shelf by F Maurer is no exception.  Based out of Vienna, Maurer utilizes Austrian baroque influence in a frighteningly modern way. Love it! more modern design at 3blacksheep

Modern Oslo part III

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Modern Oslo part III

This is the last part of the post for modern Oslo. In this one, we will see just how aspects of the Nordic culture can be incorporated into modern architecture, sometimes with spectacular results.In the photo below, you can see the Foreign Affairs Ministry, opposite the palace, nearby Ibsen’s house. — Continue reading

Brave Space

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Brave Space

Brave Space has all new products in their classic and beautiful bamboo look. The modern Stagger Server is a new, low version of the Bamboo Stagger. Add some Server Cabinets for some great closed storage space. Kick back in the wonderfully Bauhaus-esque Lounge Chair and Lounge Ottoman. The functional Hollow — Continue reading

Tiny Showcase

Categories: Art + Graphics
Tiny Showcase

Tiny Showcase has become one of the web’s best art resources.  Built around a simple idea – every week they offer up a new small, limited edition print for an affordable price (generally $20,) the site has taken off like wildfire since it’s first print went up in February of  — Continue reading

Modern Orlando

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Modern Orlando

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 Rug Shop

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New Rug Shop

Now you can shop for great rugs even easier on 2Modern! The New Rug Shop lets you Shop By Material, Shop By Style, or Shop By Designer. All your favorite angela adams, HZL, notNeutral, Nurseryworks, Gus* and Judy Ross rugs neatly organized for a faster and easier shopping experience!

Outdoor Modern

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Outdoor Modern

Even before Chicago licensed the Cows Parade concept from Switzerland and launched the North American debut of the exhibit several years ago, there was plenty of inspired outdoor brilliance. The truth is, by the time the artfully painted cows started appearing in major cities all over the country, we had — Continue reading

Soothing Aloe

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Soothing Aloe

by Anand from sdotg The first time I saw Jeremy Cole’s Aloe range I literally did a somersault !  The Aloe collection is based on the forms of the tropical cactus and its fleshy-leaves. According to Cole, a London-based New Zealander, it’s just a lucky bonus that they work so — Continue reading

Magis

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Magis

Bright and fun, new furniture and accessories from Magis can cheer anyone up! The Air Chair or Air Armchairs are a great way to add extra seating for a party, then just stack and store afterwards. The Boogie Woogie Shelving System adds more then just shelving space, it adds style — Continue reading

New York and Memphis

Categories: Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests
New York and Memphis

If you can make it to New York or Memphis this June, you are in luck! On June 1-3 SOFA New York will take place at the 7th Regiment Armory.  This “International Expositions of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art” is THE jewelry viewing opportunity not to miss (over fifty galleries — Continue reading