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Daily Archives: August 21, 2009

Vending Machines for Art

Categories: Art + Graphics
Vending Machines for Art

There is something about vending machines that has always captured my attention.  Its not the contents, so much as it is the means by which they are delivered, via an automated box, whose mechanical nature seems almost retro in an age of digital devices.  Digital devices are silent unless programmed to emit sound, but a vending machine naturally generates its clicks and clatters — Continue reading

One Sweet Jacket.

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
One Sweet Jacket.

Book jacket that is…or Book City Jackets to be more exact! Looking for an update to the classic "brown bag bookcover"? Look no further. This Brooklyn based beauty (started in 2008) has created several styles for those that wish to keep their publication of choice from prying eyes. They "fold-to-fit" — Continue reading

Darwin Centre, London, by C F Møller Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Darwin Centre, London, by C F Møller Architects

C. F. Møller Architects is one of Scandinavia's oldest and largest architectural practices. Our work involves a wide range of expertise that covers programme analysis, town planning, master planning, all architectural services including landscape architecture, as well as the development and design of building components. Their second phase of the — Continue reading

The Romanticism Shop in Hangzhou, China by SAKO Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
The Romanticism Shop in Hangzhou, China by SAKO Architects

Romanticism is a women’s clothing brand with about 500 stores in China. Japanese architects Keiichiro Sako and Takeshi Ishizaka of SAKO Architects, have now designed a few locations for the brand in the city of Hangzhou. In an interview with movingcities.org, Keiichiro Sako has described the design: "The client asked — Continue reading

Back to School Contest Winner Announced!

Categories: News + Events + Contests

Congratualtions! The winner of the 2Modern.com Back to School Contest is nkp: "I love the Blu Dot storage pieces. Fun, functional, colorful and perfect to take you from college and beyond. These really do look like they function beautifully in a small space, but are a great investment for the future — Continue reading

Metahlowski from Fatboy

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Metahlowski from Fatboy

Fatboy® invites everyone to meet the Metahlowski family. This posh family name, which whimsically refers to luxurious brands like Swarovski, represents four shiny, sophisticated variations on the iconic Fatboy® the original. Each Metahlowski design has the same shape and measurements, but is made of high quality Italian fabric executed in — Continue reading