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Monthly Archives: April 2009

Dharma Initiative Food… for you

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Dharma Initiative Food… for you

If you are fan of Lost, like me, you probably know well these labels.   These are not very cute, sure we will find best packaging examples in the supermarket, but something we can not deny is that, these labels are mysterious, just like the TV serial. So… how to get — Continue reading

Inflatable Sofas

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Inflatable Sofas

Check out these stylish inflatable chesterfield sofas. (I think these would be so fun to have at the beach, or while camping.) They come with a pump and a repair kit in case you stick one by accident. Visit Biofield for more info. Photo credits: Yanko Design

25 years of logos.

Categories: Art + Graphics
25 years of logos.

If you like graphic design and logos you must check this out! Internationally acclaimed design and branding firm Duffy & Partners has released the top 150 logos its created over the past quarter century. Looking through the slide show some logos immediately popped out at me (Fresca, Miller Lite, Bahamas), — Continue reading

Da Bomb

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Da Bomb

For those of us who celebrate Mother's Day on the second Sunday of May, there's still plenty of time to stock up on chocolates and flowers, but if you really want to show your mother how much you love her… Tell her she's da bomb. (Apologies to all fathers for — Continue reading

portable espresso machine

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
portable espresso machine

For the caffeine addicts amongst us, Mypressie brings us TWIST, a hand-held espresso machine.     TWIST produces quality espresso rivaling traditional machines while giving espresso lovers unparalleled convenience and portability. The world's truly portable espresso machine. Just add hot water and coffee. A pneumatic engine also ensures coffee without — Continue reading

SuSu

Categories: Art + Graphics
SuSu

I’ve often used photographs as inspiration for color palettes in my design work, but have never thought of using it as the final product! Gustavo Garcia’s Web site Susu allows users to create custom art prints based on patterns generated from their personal photos. This work will be showcased at — Continue reading

Beautiful Bars

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Beautiful Bars

A fantastic bike basket made by Goodmorning Designs in Copenhagen. ““The bike porter is made of tubes and is as easy to put on your bike as a normal handlebar. We have developed a whole range in many colors and with integrated designed bags if you wish! The patent is — Continue reading

Buy One Boodalee ‘Sheet Set’ & Get a Second Set FREE!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Buy One Boodalee ‘Sheet Set’ & Get a Second Set FREE!

  This week only and only at 2Modern – buy one Boodalee Sheet Set and get a second set (of the same set) sent for free! Offer valid 4/27 through 5/3. Stock up!

Butterfly Tea Light Holders

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Butterfly Tea Light Holders

    Every Spring I love to add a few items to my outdoor living area. This year Butterfly Tea Light Holders adorn my dining table in the trees. $8.00 each. Black or white. 2Modern.com.

Laban

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Laban

I`m lucky enough to live just a few steps from one of the most beatiful buldings in London. Laban is a very well known school dance which focus on contemporary dance education. The good thing is (at least, for me) that they also offer a few classical ballet lessons, so — Continue reading

Twitter Art

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
Twitter Art

Every moment of the day millions of people twitter away, revealing intimate, inane, and occasionally insightful comments about themselves the world around them.  This unrelenting chatter is the raw material out of which artists Karsten Schmidt and Sascha Pohflepp have created, the Social Collider, a work of interactive digital art that — Continue reading

Gothic Grunge + Modern Bohemian ~ Home Fashion

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Gothic Grunge + Modern Bohemian ~ Home Fashion

When it comes to street fashion of home decor ~ Love Anna James. For the Eclectic Modern Lifestyle, you can't forego ~ Grunge: the dark side of bohemian life. After posting her "grunge wares" on Urban LifeStyle Decor, a fan frenzy began and people now know why I "Love Anna — Continue reading

Greek Architecture Awards

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, News + Events + Contests
Greek Architecture Awards

The Hellenic Institute of Architecture, in co-operation with the Benaki Museum presents in an exhibition that opened on the 15th of April, the Architecture Awards for 2008. On the eve of the opening, the awards ceremony took place at the museum. The awards gathered a lot of press in Greece, — Continue reading

Helen Musselwhite and her incredible paper world

Categories: Art + Graphics, Sustainability
Helen Musselwhite and her incredible paper world

I will not write very much about how beautiful is the art of this artist, because I think the pictures speaks for it.  Helen Musselwhite cut little pieces of paper to make her amazing artwork.  She usually get inspiration in nature (landscapes and animals), so her work  is perfect for — Continue reading

Crochet food at Etsy: Yummy!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Crochet food at Etsy:  Yummy!

Do you remember an old post of mine about HYPERBOLIC CROCHET CORAL REEF?  Well, this is completely different idea, but in the same textile technic.  It's just amazing what it can be created with crochet. I'm starting to think that there are not limits for our imagination.  At etsy, we — Continue reading

Organic Architecture of Javier Senosiain

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Organic Architecture of Javier Senosiain

The Nautilus, designed by Javier Senosiain, was modeled from a shell and resembles, to me anyways, an ultra modern hobbit home you’d see in Lord of the Rings. Not only is the home lovely to look at with it’s curvacious design, bountiful interior plantlife and garden paths, but it’s built to last. Designed to — Continue reading

turntable ring by plastique.

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
turntable ring by plastique.

This turntable ring by plastique is painfully adorable — talk about a head turner! "Excuse me, but is that a miniature record player you're wearing?" "Why yes. Yes it is." Enough said.   Spotted at the fantastic Distillate.

The Secret Life of Chairs

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
The Secret Life of Chairs

I'm convinced that when us mere humans turn our back or give in to sleep, furniture does indeed have a life of its own. (Please refer to Exhibit A and Exhibit B.) Further compelling evidence of this theory comes to us from Istanbul,  Turkey, where chairs have been seen frolicking — Continue reading

modern entertainer’s home

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
modern entertainer’s home

I am such a sucker for modern homes like this. Rising Glen is an astonishing 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath entertainer's home set on over 1/2 acre above sunset plaza. Open, minimal, elemental indoor-outdoor living areas make this such an inspiring home.   Apart from the modern architecture highlights of this — Continue reading

I completely agree.

Categories: Art + Graphics
I completely agree.

Dallas Shaw