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Monthly Archives: April 2008

10 Tips for Choosing Color

Categories: DIY + How To
10 Tips for Choosing Color

• Lighting is different in the paint store then it is in your home. When you find a color you like test it in your own space before you buy a large quantity. • Color is as much about accessories, furniture and upholstery as it is about paint. Consider your — Continue reading

10 Tips for Choosing Color

Categories: DIY + How To
10 Tips for Choosing Color

• Lighting is different in the paint store then it is in your home. When you find a color you like test it in your own space before you buy a large quantity. • Color is as much about accessories, furniture and upholstery as it is about paint. Consider your — Continue reading

Wallter Contest Winners Announced!

Categories: News + Events + Contests

Congratualtions! The winners of the 2Modern.com Spring Wallter Contest are: Heidi:"So hard to choose just one, but if push came to shove, my pick would be …. (drum roll please) …. the large squares. I’ve just got too many ideas going on in my head about how to arrange things (and — Continue reading

Koko

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Koko

Koko has come out with new Zoo Care Stuffed Animals! Fun, cute, soft, and always entertaining, these little guys are big enough to cuddle with and are ready to go anywhere. Collect all four: Monkey Giraffe Rhino Elephant

Helbotica

Categories: Art + Graphics
Helbotica

Introducing HELBOTICA. A kick-ass typographic illustration created by Jonathon Yule, a design student from Toronto, using everyone’s favorite sans serif font.   A sinister and earth-crushing change from the sexy Ladies of the Baseline. –sdotg–

broken wrist project.

Categories: Art + Graphics
broken wrist project.

I love, love, LOVE what my fellow Angelines are doing with the Broken Wrist Project. What started as a way to mobilize a group of artist and writers has now grown into some pretty awesome booklets and media pieces. I am so inspired by those who truly seek to find — Continue reading

The Kaufmann Desert House: Architecture as Art

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
The Kaufmann Desert House: Architecture as Art

Along with the 1986 mask-like Andy Warhol Self-Portrait and the Mark Rothko red and yellow no.15 (1952) Christie’s Contemporary Art Department will auction one of the finest examples of 20th century Modernist houses at its Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale on May 13.  Lot #42, estimated to fetch between $15,000,000 — Continue reading

Netto Collection

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

Netto Collection has released some great Organic crib bedding for your little one! New Organic Quilted Mattress Pad, Wool Mattress Protector, and Crib Fitted Sheet complete any crib bedding set.  

Design from Argentina

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Design from Argentina

If you happen to be in Buenos Aires, Puro Diseño is a great place to shop for Argentine design objects. Puro Diseño believes in the local design since the year 2000, at first organizing a design fair. And since 2002 has a shop at the Buenos Aires Design, located in — Continue reading

Orange22

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Orange22

2Modern introduces a new vendor that is both environmentally friendly and socially conscious! Each piece from Orange22‘s Botanist series starts with a single piece of aluminum, which is precisely cut, bent, and faced with either a high impact powder coat, such as the Botanist Flora Bench, or an epoxy coated — Continue reading

Let “Her” Comfort You

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Let “Her” Comfort You

Ever since the final project in 3-D art course in college, where we had to create a chair of our own, I’ve been mesmerized and followed by the different and unique forms of chairs that are and continue to be created.  Unfortunately a photo of my chair was destroyed in — Continue reading

rex ray to the rescue

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
rex ray to the rescue

if your walls are yearning for something new, or your frames are dying for a replacement image – or you just want to buy an awesome design book to put on your coffee table (rex ray art & design by chronicle books) check out rex ray. he is an amazing — Continue reading

Made on cardboard

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Made on cardboard

This cheap material is now very popular in design.  It have many advantages: is very light, sufficiently strong to resist the human weight (if the shape is well designed, like these examples), and the best of all… is biodegradable, 100% eco-friendly.  Off course, don’t use this chairs of cardboard in — Continue reading

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability

New on 2Modern: Droog! Different and fun, Droog’s products are wide-ranging; from Doorbells to Swings, Tablecloths to Parasols. Based in Amsterdam, Droog prides itself in “creating innovative concepts that change perspective.”

The Only Sofa You Ever Need to Buy

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
The Only Sofa You Ever Need to Buy

The Jean-Michel Frank sofa. You might not be familiar with the name, but you are familiar with the look. It is everywhere. It is classic and clean and works with most modern (after 1930) interior design. If you own this shape sofa, it will fit in almost anywhere, though it — Continue reading

Alex Marshall Studios

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Alex Marshall Studios

Wonderfully-crafted new pieces by Alex Marshall Studios are now on 2Modern. Fun new Ripple Vases come in a variety of colors, sizes, and shapes. The Ripple Lamp compliments the new vases perfectly, along with any other Alex Marshall pieces. And new Ripple Plates are a great departure from the normal — Continue reading

Past Perfect

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Past Perfect

Thank goodness the concept of the throwback is a big hit with pop culture. Now, not only is everything old new again, but it’s way cooler than it ever was in its heyday. This national nostalgic tryst is especially good for hoarders who don’t have to go out and repay — Continue reading

The Odd Couple

Categories: Art + Graphics
The Odd Couple

Gnarls Barkley’s sophomore album is just as good as their first and their new site does not disappoint either. The kids at Rokkan execute great motion graphics and keep the aesthetic true to the genre-bending music the artists create. Effective site design at it’s best! –sdotg–

rachel salomon.

Categories: Art + Graphics
rachel salomon.

After the most spectacular SoCal weather this weekend, I’ve got the SERIOUS Monday morning lazies, so I wanted to kick off the week with a bit of ravishing Rachel. This gal makes me weak in the knees, and if I could pick one artist to morph into a breakfast food — Continue reading

Get Growing!

Categories: Sustainability
Get Growing!

With Food Map’s garden on wheels, there’s no excuse not to grow your own veggies at home.  Here in New Mexico we have sunny, clear days but are still experiencing cold, high desert nights.  The Food Map Container is perfect for us.  We can start our plants in the sun — Continue reading