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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Spring Flowers Contest – Win a Spring Modern Pillow!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Spring Flowers Contest – Win a Spring Modern Pillow!

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Oh, To Live In A Glass House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Oh, To Live In A Glass House

You may have noticed; as much of the consumer buying public did, that clothing company J.Crew placed the photoshoot for their last catalog on the immaculate grounds of the Richard Neutra-designed Kaufmann Desert house. Kaufmann Desert House If you didn’t get enough modern design love from that, there are a — Continue reading

Green Acres

Categories: Sustainability
Green Acres

Earth week has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook. You’ve been noncommittal long enough. The planet needs you now more than ever. And no, you don’t have to add another entry to your bulging to-do list. It’s more of an attitude adjustment than a task — Continue reading

Flawless

Categories: Art + Graphics
Flawless

Turner Duckworth have come up with a perfect design solution for a paint can. The can clearly and effectively displays the color and finish of the paint inside with a no-nonsense/frills approach to the layout. Almost makes me want to paint… but not really. –sdotg–

nina van de goor.

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
nina van de goor.

You probably recognize the name from the latest issue of Inspiration, the eZine (p.s. Issue #4 will be released tomorrow at Design for Mankind!!!), where this photo of Nina’s home nook left me itching for more of her fabulousness. Never one to disappoint, Nina has opened her very own Etsy — Continue reading

Argington

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

Great new organic bedding from Argington! Smooth and soft bedding for Cribs, Toddler and Twin Beds are 100% Certified Organic Cotton Sateen, and comforters and bumpers are filled with Eco-Spun regenerated polyester. Even the packaging is recycled kraft paper, you can’t lose with Argington’s new bedding!

Rapid Manufacturing: Throwing out the Mold

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Rapid Manufacturing: Throwing out the Mold

New technology in the form of Rapid Manufacturing is changing the way designs are delivered from conception to completed product. Using the revolutionary form of printing known as Rapid Prototyping that builds up a 3D object layer by layer of polycarbons, nylon or other materials, Rapid Manufacturing or RM can — Continue reading

More Buenos Aires

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
More Buenos Aires

If you’re still in Buenos Aires since my last post, you probably had already gone to Palermo. Among other lovely design shops at Palermo, you can find "Sopa de Principe", an Argentine dolls and accessories factory were everything is made of soft fabric and a lot of creativity. Monsters, princesses — Continue reading

Eco-Friendly Paint Hues

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Eco-Friendly Paint Hues

Like everyone else these days, I am on an eco-conscious, reduce my carbon footprint, path.  When I saw these paints listed in Readymade Magazine’s Digital Sampler Edition, I just had to share.  All of the paint hues are low voc paints (that’s low volatile organic compounds) for keeping your internal — Continue reading

Jeff Koons on the Roof

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Jeff Koons on the Roof

On the rooftop of the Met, in NYC, is the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. It offers amazing views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline and is a great place on Friday and Saturday evenings to sip on some cocktails and check out the Jeff Koons sculptures — Continue reading

Jeff Koons on the Roof

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Jeff Koons on the Roof

On the rooftop of the Met, in NYC, is the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. It offers amazing views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline and is a great place on Friday and Saturday evenings to sip on some cocktails and check out the Jeff Koons sculptures — Continue reading

NORMANN Copenhagen

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
NORMANN Copenhagen

Souk al Bahar (the new souk open at The Palace Hotel in Downtown Burj, Dubai, where we live) has opened some great little places since it’s grand opening a few months ago – shopping, cafes, restaurants, furniture…and as in most of the souks in the city, some great one-of-a-kind boutiques. — Continue reading

Alessi

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Alessi

New colorful watches on 2Modern! Alessi, manufactured by Seiko, offers a large line of watches in all shapes, colors, sizes, and types. For a colorful, clean look, there’s the Kaj line, such as the Kaj Green Watch. For a more unusual shape, check out the Buckle White Wrist Watch. The — Continue reading

Leave Your Foot Print

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Leave Your Foot Print

Be one of two winners to leave your personal signature, quite literally, in urban fashion.  Dr. Martens is having their annual competition to create a design for the next line of Dr. Martens.  We all wore them at one point in our adolescent life, hung out with someone who did — Continue reading

The importance about good shape

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
The importance about good shape

I had a great surprise when I found the work of Paul Sandip, who made all the products that you can see on these images.  He call his self like an "Industrial Sculptor", but we know the people like him as industrial designers.  Does not matter.  The medular fact is — Continue reading

A little “Design” joke…

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
A little “Design” joke…

Via Criterion. .

Parametre by 3form

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Parametre by 3form

Great new products by new vendor Parametre by 3form now on 2Modern! Hot new Hexa, Mega, and Quad are innovative 3D textile systems for dividing up rooms and spaces in a non-invasive and eco-friendly way.

Modernity in Hamburg: ADA 1 by Juergen Mayer H.

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modernity in Hamburg: ADA 1 by Juergen Mayer H.

Hamburg, is the biggest port of Germany and one of the biggest in Europe. Lately it has seen a steady number of interestingly designed buildings take place proudly among older establishments. Many though tend to fall into cliché territory. Not so the ADA 1 office building by Jürgen Mayer H. — Continue reading

Impulse Seattle

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Impulse Seattle

Willow dress, $754 I have fallen in love with a clothing boutique in Seattle, Washington called Impulse. The clothes they carry are beautiful, mostly practical and a few fanciful. However, I think all of the lines they carry share a similar aesthetic of  being luxuriant, comfortable, modern, and extremely wearable. — Continue reading

Hayon and Wanders at Milan Design Week 2008

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Hayon and Wanders at Milan Design Week 2008

With all the Earth Day events and green hype, have we forgotten about the world’s largest furniture fair that just occurred last week in Milan? It was amazing. I have to thank Kay from Wallpaper Magazine for providing hundreds of photos of the show for me and all of the — Continue reading