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Monthly Archives: October 2007

2008 Dream Rides Set to Hit Showroom

Categories: Kids + Baby
2008 Dream Rides Set to Hit Showroom

Automoblox modern vehicles for kids (of all ages) keep getting better all the time.  From sedans to pickups, their mix and match-ness combined with their smooth ride* make these the cars to envy or own.  The new models – X9-X sport utility,  S9-R sport sedan and the C9-R Sportscar – — Continue reading

Silent Revolution

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Silent Revolution

Two new Silent Revolution bags to love! The Saturn Tote is a great, durable vinyl tote for all-weather pleasure. And the Shuttle Bag is another great vinyl bag as versatile as it is cool; wear it on the shoulder or hips.

Shine On

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Shine On

Speaking of getting all your ducks in a row… These two are simply bling-tastic. Check here for the rest of their decorative cohorts from the designroom group.

Win an Inhabit Pillow!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Win an Inhabit Pillow!

Win an Inhabit Pillow! It’s easy! A lucky reader will win a Inhabit Plum Reef Pillow based on comments to this post. Comment on your favorite Inhabit Pillow Design to enter the sweepstakes! Remember to use either your blogger login or first name and last name so that we can — Continue reading

A New Collection From Council Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
A New Collection From Council Design

This week, I’ve decided to change focus from Design Crack‘s Design in the Netherlands and Great Britain, and come back to my home town of San Francisco. A friend of mine, Derek Chen, has introduced an ambitious new collection of furniture at this year’s ICFF which include a number of — Continue reading

Modernism at Risk

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modernism at Risk

When you visit the World Monuments Fund interactive map of the 100 Most Endangered Sites, you will find antiquities dating back to 2000 BC.  But among the most endangered, you will also find some significant sites from the modern era.  Be it from vandalism, lack of funding for restoration, neglect, — Continue reading

MODERN LIGHTING

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
MODERN LIGHTING

New from LUMINARA is the dual-purpose WATER LIGHT, it’s the perfect table lamp for a bedroom or office.  Ideal for the late night blogger who is stuck to their computer and can appreciate the convenience of having  essentials at arms reach.  The beautiful timeless design of combining a drinking glass, — Continue reading

Home Hero

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Home Hero

The ‘HomeHero’ is a sleek, modern fire extinguisher that has won the 2007 International Design Excellence Award in Consumer Products. It is available exclusively at the Home Depot and since October is National Fire Safety Month this may be a good time to pick one up so you’ll be prepared — Continue reading

MODERN DAYBEDS – still sourcing

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
MODERN DAYBEDS – still sourcing

40.5"D  x 80.5"W in category C fabric, includes 3 back cushions for a price of $3,500 Still in the process of sourcing a modern daybed that is comfortable to sleep on, timeless in style and at of good value to meeting our budget . A great option is the modern — Continue reading

Courtney Skott

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Courtney Skott

Courtney Skott grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and is a graduate from the Wood/Furniture program at the California College of the Arts. Courtney draws from diverse sources of inspiration such as industrial processes, antique forms, traditional textiles and new technology to create multi-layered, conceptual work that is beautiful and ornamental — Continue reading

Thomaspaul

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Thomaspaul

New Thomaspaul Pillows and all-new Thomaspaul Totes on 2Modern! Brocade, Bali, Nest, Zinnia, and Chrysanthemums pillows are all cotton and cozy for any space. New silk pillows like Matryoska and Spiro are fun and colorful for kids and adults alike. And Kabuki, Goldfinch & Crows, and Flock & Coral Cotton — Continue reading

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2007 by Olafur Eliasson and Kjetil Thorsen

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, News + Events + Contests
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2007 by Olafur Eliasson and Kjetil Thorsen

The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion commission is an ongoing programme of temporary structures by internationally acclaimed designers who, at the time of the Serpentine Gallery’s invitation, has not completed a building in the UK. The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2007 is designed by the internationally acclaimed artist Olafur Eliasson and the award-winning — Continue reading

New JefDesigns Print

Categories: Art + Graphics
New JefDesigns Print

New from Jefdesigns – another silkscreened panel from the marine series. This new Fritallaria panel has been released in honor of the designer’s mother, who passed away earlier this year from Ovarian cancer.  25% of all sales of this print will be donated to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

tototo

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
tototo

living in a city can present some unique challenges when it comes to having enough room in your tiny apartment for company. you come to appreciate the smallest novelties, like stackable chairs – especially fun ones like these by hannes wettstein. 100% plastic, fully stackable and available in a wide — Continue reading

Kids & Baby Room Decor Ideas

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Kids & Baby Room Decor Ideas

Need some theme ideas for a baby or kids room? 2Modern has come up with some fashionalbe inspirations! Check ‘em out!

Family Edition

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Family Edition

Sorry I missed you guys last week. I flew to Washington,DC to give my family and friends a surprise visit and was distracted with all the time traveling I had done from Sydney to DC. This weeks post is a special family edition as my older sister is responsible for — Continue reading

Karl-Oskar Karlsson

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Karl-Oskar Karlsson

Karl-Oskar Karlsson dropped us a line regarding some of his new designs. I am sorry that we don’t have time to get to all submissions and post everything. It is just too difficult and nothing personal! I swear ;)! Anyway…1st, what a great name! Karl (dash) Oskar Karlsson. Second, I — Continue reading

Function Tiles: Dutch Design Concept that Deserves its Due

Categories: Art + Graphics
Function Tiles: Dutch Design Concept that Deserves its Due

Function Tiles is an oldie but a goodie. It’s a tile system from 1997 by Droog Designers Peter van der Jagt, Erik-Jan Kwakkel, and Arnout Visser that makes the tiles work more functionally, thus the name “Function Tiles”. The concept is brilliant. That is, getting more out of your shower — Continue reading

Thomaspaul

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Thomaspaul

Check out new Thomaspaul rugs! All the designs and patterns you know and love from Thomaspaul are now in hip area rugs! Designs like Robin, Flock, and Sparrows; joined with some hip new ones, like Damask, Coral, Feather, Love Birds, and Buds!  

Buro Vormkrijgers

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Buro Vormkrijgers

Due to a flu I wasn’t able to write a post last week, but feeling much better now and I’m happy to show you the work by Dutch design studio Buro Vormkrijgers. Buro Vormkrijgers is an innovative Dutch design studio, founded by: Sander Mulder and Dave Keune. Their Philosophy is — Continue reading