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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Cardboard lamps

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Cardboard lamps

I think that, if you are creative, you can make a lamp with everything.  The glow is in the light effect that you discover.  So, that is why made cardboard lamps is not a crazy idea at all:  Is cheap, warm, eco-friendly and too modern.  Today I’ll show you three — Continue reading

Jan Rosol Furniture

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Jan Rosol Furniture

I stumbled across designer, Jan Rosol, who creates 20th century European style furniture and is also a photographer, sculptor, graphic artist and restorer. A lot of his pieces have some really great unusual lines and would look beautiful in any modern setting. His gallery is located in Manhatten and you — Continue reading

witches’ kitchen.

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
witches’ kitchen.

"Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble" . . . now before you start wondering why on earth anyone would want a set of wooden hands creepily lying around the kitchen, let me explain — these witches’ hands are actually salad servers. Designed by Tord Boontje and — Continue reading

The Work of Leah Giberson

Categories: Art + Graphics
The Work of Leah Giberson

I was intrigued by the small glimpse I saw of her work on a blog. I love how the painting continues over the edge, where she then signs her name. Why not make the art and its frame one?   Pink Dream, $400 Her colors also appeal to me and — Continue reading

Lili Lite

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Lili Lite

The Lili Lite is a multifunctional book shelf that is perfect for all you late night readers that appreciate functionality and kick-ass design. Lili Lite is a reading light, a bookmark and a bookshelf combined into one smart product. A sensor turns off the light when an open book is — Continue reading

avalisa

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

avalisa has great new prints available on 2Modern! Fun, colorful, and fabulous for kids of all ages! Check out the cute Bustop Stretched Print, Giraffe Plains Stretch Print, or Doghouse Stretched Print.

Go retro!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Go retro!

For sure it’s no news, but I can’t get enough of the vintage furniture. These two pieces are just examples of how much this kind of furniture can do fou your home, being the focal point of the decoration. The Butterfly chair was customized by Garimpo+Fuxique, with a pin-ups pattern — Continue reading

Stencils: Not Just Vines Anymore

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Stencils: Not Just Vines Anymore

Wow, is there any other decorative element more feared than the stencil? Visions of cherubs and flowers and flowing vines probably come to mind when you think of the word, and I know the sight of them in a house can make a grown adult run for the design hills. — Continue reading

marshall alexander.

Categories: Art + Graphics
marshall alexander.

I LOVE box people. Seriously. I may need to start a collection and put little jelly beans in their tummies. Link: Marshall Alexander.

12 Days of Holiday Sweepstakes – Win Modern Gifts from 2Modern!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
12 Days of Holiday Sweepstakes – Win Modern Gifts from 2Modern!

Ho ho ho…2Modern Modern Furniture is giving away modern gifts and design for 12 days. Enter each day to win! One gift will be given away each day. Tell your friends! Enter Now >

Samsonite Black Label by Alexander McQueen: What the Well Dressed Traveler Will be Carrying.

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Samsonite Black Label by Alexander McQueen:  What the Well Dressed Traveler Will be Carrying.

If you are planning a ski trip over the holidays and need new luggage (and you are one of the lucky ones to still  have cash),  you may want to take a look at Alexander McQueen’s latest iteration of his collaboration with Samsonite.  While the current pieces (above) are available — Continue reading

Concrete and Glass

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Concrete and Glass

Just when I thought my obsession with indoor plants couldn’t get any more disturbing, along came Obleeek Objects. These lovely planters are designed by Leo Estevez and boast a customized concrete blend that is 40% lighter than standard concrete, not to mention a silky smooth finish. These little guys are — Continue reading

Cor

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Cor

Cor is now on 2Modern! Previously under Plank, Cor now has its own space and some fabulous new products! Cor’s Silver Anytime Moisturiser helps rejuvenate the skin and minimize the appearance of wrinkles. Cor’s Silver Eye Cream helps reduce the fine lines around the eyes and mouth. And Cor’s Silver — Continue reading

The ‘Latest’ in Alternative Energy: Human Power

Categories: Fashion + Trends
The ‘Latest’ in Alternative Energy: Human Power

Of all the alternative sources of energy being explored, the one that is the easiest and cheapest to generate is the energy we create ourselves. Every time our heart beats, our lungs expand, or our muscles contract, our bodies convert stored foot into energy. When we walk energy is given — Continue reading

Mountain Dwellings by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, Copenhagen S, Denmark

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, News + Events + Contests
Mountain Dwellings by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, Copenhagen S, Denmark

Young architects do not easily get awards, especially international ones. Far from having to face stiff competition for more esteemed colleagues of theirs. they also face the daunting task of having to prove that, yes, they can do imaginative architecture even when lacking experience. Luckily, the case of the Mountain — Continue reading

Industreal Pendant Lamps

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Industreal Pendant Lamps

Check out Industreal’s modern pendant lamps in different shapes, colors and textures. Listed below are 300 dpi, 72 dpi and Clouds. Visit their site here: http://www.industreal.it/products

salt (of the earth) box.

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
salt (of the earth) box.

Salt is surely a gift from the Earth. It’s been used for hundreds of years for everything from food preservation to currency and even mummification. Even today, its popularity as a food seasoning remains unsurpassed. So why not give your table salt the respect it deserves by storing it in — Continue reading

Legare Sustainable

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Legare Sustainable

Legare Furniture has just released a new collection of completely Environmentally-Friendly furniture called Legare Sustainable. The Legare Sustainable line includes a complete range of office, media and occasional furniture. Patented tool-free assembly, incredibly strong tab & slot design, and many other forward-thinking user features, are just a few of the — Continue reading

Women of Design

Categories: Art + Graphics
Women of Design

If you have a favorite designer, lover of the arts/graphic or product designer this would make a great gift for Christmas.  I always love getting art books as a gift at Christmas that I wouldn’t otherwise splurge to get for myself. With the numbers out about women in the workforce — Continue reading

Cupcake Fort

Categories: Art + Graphics
Cupcake Fort

Evelio Mattos and the folks at DesignPackaging have successfully tackled one of the greatest dilemmas in the modern world… cupcake transportation. Usually, when I attempt to enjoy a cupcake in the comfort of my own home/office, I end up with a bag that looks like a cupcake crime scene,  icing — Continue reading