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Monthly Archives: November 2007

TaTu

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
TaTu

Enrico Bressan and Tahmineh Javanbakht are a design team that believe in sustainability.  “Over the years, we’ve become more and more interested in sustainability in everything we do. For us, the matter of sustainability is not just the question of the environment, but also of the humans living in the — Continue reading

MCA Denver by David Adjaye

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
MCA Denver by David Adjaye

The New MCA, designed by David Adjaye, one of the leading architects in the world today, is at once bold and refined, meeting all the criteria set forth when a permanent home for MCA was first envisioned: A design that supports rather than defines the museum’s mission. The design clearly — Continue reading

Inhabit

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Inhabit

Fun new designs from Inhabit now on 2Modern! The simple Leaf Stretched Wall Art is a great touch to accent any room. The wonderful Brush Triptic Slat will make any indoor space lively and woodsy. And new versions of old favorites: new Sky Rhythm, Amber Nourish, and Amber Soak Studio — Continue reading

Modern Middle East: Part i, Louvre Abu Dhabi by Jean Nouvel

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern Middle East: Part i, Louvre Abu Dhabi by Jean Nouvel

This is my first time posting for 2modern, so Hi!  My name is Danielle and I writing from my flat in Dubai UAE, and I am so appreciative of Greg and the 2modern team for giving me a place to spill my creative energy – other than onto the consciences — Continue reading

Cotton Monkey

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Cotton Monkey

Cotton Monkey has two fun new items for the little ones; the Gift Set and the Hooded Towel. The Gift Set includes a bib, burp cloth, and bag. The Hooded Towel is perfect to drape around the kids at the pool or beach!

Once is not enough…

Categories: Art + Graphics
Once is not enough…

This little ad for Banc de Sang ( by minnim ) is pretty damn original and to the point !  Check out the ad here. Thanks YTD –sdotg–

Ruffled and Laced

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Ruffled and Laced

It’s not hard to envision devoted holiday decorators whose aspirations go far beyond the extra mile, loving the richly carved, curved, upholstered and textured designs of Brocade Home. Their products–never without a pattern or laser-cut–are no less display worthy than the bright, bold and blinking Christmas ornaments currently in high — Continue reading

Yabaco Chair

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Yabaco Chair

"The Yabaco Chair’s minimal use of material of a bar stock steel frame and an upholstered shell, designed in a classic style, will assure its longevity and enhance any public space or  private interior. The Yabaco was designed by Ryann Aoukar and Damien Robache for Nienkamper.  Soy-based foam is now — Continue reading

Ceramic Flowers

Ceramic Flowers

Astrid Dahl’s ceramic work is sculptural. She creates work inspired by plant forms, and the results are astonishing. Astrid lives and works in the picturesque countryside of Notthingham Road, in South Africa. She uses a traditional African pot-making technique,  coiling the clay from the bottom upwards, creating vases and sculptures — Continue reading

Wood Toys

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby
Wood Toys

I love the wooden toy sets that have come out recently. They are retro and modern at the same time, plus they remind me of the wooden building blocks and ‘Lincoln Logs’ I grew up with. They’d make a great gift for a child or perhaps for the desktop of — Continue reading

The Garden Collection

Categories: Sustainability
The Garden Collection

Modern wall graphics needn’t be limited to the indoors. Deborah Sommers designs and produces these original art textiles for your garden from her studio in Paris where she has been living for the past 14 years. The beautiful wall posters will add color to a shady wall, provide a focal — Continue reading

The New Acropolis Museum by Bernard Tschumi Architects with Michael Fotiadis, Arsy

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
The New Acropolis Museum by Bernard Tschumi Architects with Michael Fotiadis, Arsy

Having to design a big important building is always a dream for an architect. Having to design an iconic building is every architect’s fantasy. Having to compete with perhaps the most iconic building in the world must be the architect’s worst nightmare. This is the case with the new Acropolis — Continue reading

OiOi

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
OiOi

Hot new bags from OiOi just in time for the holidays! Hip Red Vintage Poppy Hobo stands out as classy and fashionable. The Woolen Check Carry All is the perfect overnight or carry-on bag for short trips. The Giraffe Tote is the must-have accessory for any hot mom. And the — Continue reading

High Rise

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
High Rise

Looking for a graceful centerpiece? Try the Danze floral-inspired Bellefleur kitchen faucet. The clean-cut tapered base spout is totally cool, smooth and gorgeous.

Ferro Shade

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Ferro Shade

The Ferro shade, by OOF Collective, encourages the pattern/interior designer in all of us, even though that is not always a good thing. But if you like interactive furniture as much as I do then this is perfect for your pad. "The Ferro shade is designed to be like a — Continue reading

Odds and Ends at the Edge of Sleep Deprivation

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Odds and Ends at the Edge of Sleep Deprivation

I normally post on Wednesday afternoons, but this Wednesday I had a particularly interesting call: it was my wife calling to tell me that she was in labor. 10 hours later I became a dad. Since then, my wife and I have been sleep deprived to the point of exhaustion — Continue reading

Love Your Earth

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Love Your Earth

Love Your Earth poster packs feature five posters from designboom’s international competition. Poster packs are collector items, each of the editions are only available for a limited period of time and are published in a small quantity of 50 packs. The posters are numbered by hand on the front and — Continue reading

Void

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Void

The Void, a glossy Corian beauty, can be used as either a stool or side table.  Designfenzider originally built the prototype using cheap plywood, but clearly the stool has evolved since that time. 

Fall Into Bed

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Fall Into Bed

Giuseppe Vigano’s Squaring Bed is a special retreat unto itself. This bed is part of a collection characterized by the chance of creating "islands" and "peninsulas" using the different components.  Square-shaped quilting, fabric (entirely removable) or leather covers define this item.  Available in double or single size, with a high, — Continue reading

Identity5

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Identity5

New prints from Identity5! Bright and colorful, these prints will bring new life to any room or space. I Love You London Portofino Downtown