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Daily Archives: April 17, 2009

Prefab 2.0

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Prefab 2.0

The chain Travelodge is taking prefab seriously by using prefab modules from Verbus Systems to build its new budget hotels.  Verbus uses sophisticated manufacturing technology to create a stackable system of units based on modified shipping containers.  For businesses looking to slash construction costs, Verbus provides a low cost and fast — Continue reading

Urban Cool ~ Cole Scego

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Urban Cool ~ Cole Scego

Ultra Modern Meets Technology to create utilitarian wares and one-of-a-kind art. Located in Metropolitan St. Louis, Design + Build custom house Cole Scego Design offers high-end pieces fabricated from steel and aluminum, which are then finished with multiple coats of powder. It's technology and it's complicated, but urban cool Cole — Continue reading

New from LZF

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
New from LZF

Great new lamps just in from LZF on 2Modern! A wonderful collection of multi-layered veneer hoops make up the new Onion Pendant Lamp. Reminiscent of classic asian paper lanterns, the Farolillo Pendant and Table Lamps are festive and fun for all occasions. And with its compact, oval shape, there’s no — Continue reading

Tara Donovan Installations

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests
Tara Donovan Installations

I don't have any other words for this work but WOW! Tara Donovan rocks the installation art. From fishing wire to plastic straws, her work is stunning and will leave you asking the question–How? Donovan's work uses everyday manufactured materials such as Scotch tape, Styrofoam cups, and drinking straws to — Continue reading

Recycled hubcaps

Categories: Art + Graphics, Sustainability
Recycled hubcaps

Although I don`t like the design, the initiave and idea are memorable. Utilizing old hubcaps to create art pieces. They do send a message: recycle! reuse! don`t buy so many things, you`ll probably throw them in the trash in a near future!