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Monthly Archives: May 2009

Trancoso carpentry

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Trancoso carpentry

This woodshop located in Trancoso – a village situated in Bahia, Brazil -also has a shop in São Paulo. Trancoso carpentry designs and produces furniture and objects with "Brazilian soul": wood and crafts.    

Digital Analog

Categories: Art + Graphics
Digital Analog

The Swedish design group “Humans Since 1982″ has created a clock that uses 24 analog clocks to create the impression of a digital output by arranging the black hands in rectilinear patterns.  As the clock changes time the black hands seem to turn haphazardly defying our expectations of analog behavior.

New from Gus*

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
New from Gus*

New from Gus*! The Carmichael Chair fuses traditional and contemporary sensibilities, bringing clean lines to a classic style. The Upcycle Ottoman is upholstered using a supply of surplus jute bags previously used to transport organic coffee beans. The jute features screen-printed stencils and logos which identified the original goods, making — Continue reading

Euro Eclectic: the glam of modern wares

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Euro Eclectic: the glam of modern wares

{ Euro Posh ~ by James Merrell Photography } For the European Eclectic Lifestyle, add just a touch of Vintage and mix in some Urban Glam to bring out the beauty of { black+white } interiors. There's something magical + dreamy about pure white modern upholstery, avant-garde designed accents, and — Continue reading

Funny T-Shirts on Fashionably Geek

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Funny T-Shirts on Fashionably Geek

It's great to find a place that offer very original T-Shirts, I like to surprise my friends with the most funny ones.  On Fashionable Geek we can find more than T-Shirts, but I think they have a very nice collection of printed shirts.  If you like this examples, maybe you — Continue reading

Modern Outdoor Seating by Usona Home

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Outdoor Seating by Usona Home

   Usona Home's handwoven beds and outdoor chairs are sure to appeal to the natural modernist. Visit Usona Home to for more info.  

peter d’allesandro’s tea stick.

Categories: Sustainability
peter d’allesandro’s tea stick.

Peter D'Allesandro's Tea Stick is designed with the nomad in mind. The stick is made with compostable materials and already contains a single serving of tea! Just add water.

Bathtub IV

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends

I've just spent 4 days in NYC to get a little relaxation and inspiration time… and it worked! I was introduced to the AMAZING  and SUPER inspirational work of Keith Loutit. Keith is a Sydney based photographer that creates short films using stop-motion and time-lapse footage. The coolest part about — Continue reading

Frank Lloyd Wright and the LEGO brick

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Frank Lloyd Wright and the LEGO brick

You've seen those amazing LEGO sculptures here and there crafted by talented LEGO artist but now you too can sculpt works of art..or at least architecture just like Frank Lloyd Wright! The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced today that The LEGO Group is now the exclusive licensed manufacturer of Frank — Continue reading

HOW Design Conference

Categories: News + Events + Contests
HOW Design Conference

Anyone interested in one facet of design, like architecture, interior design, graphic design, etc. are inevitably interested in at least one other facet. In June, Austin, Texas will see an overlap of many worlds when the HOW Design Conference comes to town June 24th – 27th. Featuring tons of speakers, events — Continue reading

Fusion Tables for “Fun”ctional Dining Rooms

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Fusion Tables for “Fun”ctional Dining Rooms

We know two different couples whom, in the interest of lifestyle, have placed pool tables in their formal dining rooms. Great idea for casual California living, but on the few occasions they actually need the dining space their guests are, of course, left with sticks instead of forks. Voila! The — Continue reading

Zanini de Zanine

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Zanini de Zanine

I could write and write this very talented Brazilian designer: the versatile products, the beautiful shapes… but instead, I`d rather show some images and you can take your own conclusions! I`m a fan! You can see all Zanini de Zanine`s works here.       

Spam Pills

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
Spam Pills

Artist Adam Harvey turns medical e-mail spam into an provocative image that satirizes the ubiquitous and often unproven health remedies that bombard the web.

Urban Lifestyle Photography: Beauty in Decay

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Urban Lifestyle Photography: Beauty in Decay

Beauty in Decay. There is something beautiful + organic in the crumbling of brick buildings and the abandonment of space. In living the life of the urban dweller, you get the best of urban street fashion, cart vending foods, culture + art, and of course the night life, but you — Continue reading

Luau Portable Lamp by OXO

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Luau Portable Lamp by OXO

Take out your Luau lamp tonight, without any wires.  Enjoy a great meal outdoor without worry for lighting, because this nice portable product, will bring you light for ten hours.  I think is as romantic as a candle light, but more efficient (it works with led lighting).  Take a look — Continue reading

New Blu Dot Items on 2Modern

Categories: News + Events + Contests
New Blu Dot Items on 2Modern

First to hit the pages of the web, Blu Dot‘s new items are live on 2Modern! The new Juice Box tames the tangle of cords while concealing a power strip of your choosing, while the Hang 1 has smooth, radius-edged mirror mounts on a playful solid walnut peg. For your — Continue reading

Modern Zen Landscaping by Amir Schlezinger

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern Zen Landscaping by Amir Schlezinger

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ring bandage by atypyk.

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
ring bandage by atypyk.

Atypyk and Colette want everyone to have a diamond ring, even if there isn't a marriage proposal attached. The quirky design house and trendsetting boutique have teamed up to bring you ring bandages, a tongue-in-cheek nod to wedding-eager ladies and gents, available exclusively at Colette. And while they aren't meant — Continue reading

The Long Haul

Categories: Art + Graphics

New promotional video from the awesome Sylvain Dumais. I've watched it a few times and there is A LOT going on in this stop-motion clip but its made so seamlessly that you don't realize it. Great job by all on this! The Long Haul Print and motion commit to a — Continue reading

Just Imagine…

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
Just Imagine…

There have been so many times when I wish I could somehow get paint in the color of a flower I saw, or capture the color of the sky. (So poetic, I know.) And then I found this Color Picker contraption designed by Jinsun Park that, while it may still — Continue reading