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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Cute kids clothes

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby
Cute kids clothes

Folhinha is the name of this brand, which aims to do kids clothes with a sparkle of "granny did it". In onther words, they don`t look like they were made in a big factory (and they are not) and you certainly won`t find another thousand kids wearing the same piece your — Continue reading

Ostrich table

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Ostrich table

This ostrich table is fantastic, its art combined with function – I just love it. The store behind is Atelier Abigail Ahern. I found it at mydeco where you also can check out more cool Atelier Abigail items.  

Minimalist House By Takayoshi Nagaishi

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Minimalist House By Takayoshi Nagaishi

What can you fit into roughly 260 square feet?  Not much larger than a 10×20 foot storage space.  How about a whole house located in Ichikawa Japan?  Already making a name for his innovative facades for luxury brand retailers, architect Takayoshi Nagaishi ventures into the residential.  His ultra minimalist style — Continue reading

The Mobile Office and Other Practices of Everyday Design

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, DIY + How To, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
The Mobile Office and Other Practices of Everyday Design

I was recently turned on to the progressive and playful duo of The Practice of Everyday Design. Design-crush on both designer and product… Which is more cool, The Mobile Office which used discarded treasures repurposed for work? Or the cave inspired coffee table, The Stalac . The time lapse video is a — Continue reading

Helping Haiti

Categories: News + Events + Contests

On January 12, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti. Join recovery efforts mobilizing around the world to assist earthquake victims. Your donation will help disaster victims rebuild their lives and their communities. 2Modern will be donating 10% of our profits from all orders placed, until January 31st. The donations will — Continue reading

Tim Burton Magic and Mania

Categories: Art + Graphics
Tim Burton Magic and Mania

Tim Burton Exhibition by Trish Mayo Tim Burton exhibition at MoMa, NYC by djtomdog  Photo of a Tim Burton sketch by navema There was total chaos at the Tim Burton Exhibition at MoMa NYC (up thorugh April 26th) due to a non-presentation of proper procedure, at least not visually (and in an art museum nonetheless!) — Continue reading

barbie hawks for the bologna motor show.

Categories: Fashion + Trends
barbie hawks for the bologna motor show.

I don't even own a car, but suffice to say I'm more than familiar with the car culture because I grew up in a family obsessed with cars. My father restores antique sports cars, my uncle races Porsches, and I've been attending auto shows since the age of five. At — Continue reading

New OFFI Items

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New OFFI Items

Here are a couple new Items from OFFI. The Nester Stacking Boxes are finely crafted in molded ply creating simple and versatile storage. The Big Rib Table uses a repeating form to create a modular table that can grow to fit any size space. While compact in size the Trundle — Continue reading

Rustic Modernism

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Rustic Modernism

Rustic modernism, sounds like an oxymoron, but Swiss architect Lauren Savoiz, plays with the aesthetic tension in his renovation of the Roduit House, in Chamoson, Switzerland.
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Streamlined Kitchen Designs

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Streamlined Kitchen Designs

The SieMatic S2 Kitchen is streamlined and sophisticated.  All of the extras are creatively hidden within this minimalist kitchen. All images provided by KONST SieMatic Notice there are no exposed handles or hanging light fixtures. Cabinets designed to appear flush with the wall are sleek and unobtrusive .  I love the high gloss — Continue reading

Unilever House by Behnisch Architekten, Hamburg, Germany

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Unilever House by Behnisch Architekten, Hamburg, Germany

Unileverhaus, the new headquarters for the Unilever Germany Company, designed by Behnisch Architekten, is situated in a prominent location in Hamburg’s HafenCity, one of the most dynamic new urban developments in Europe. Directly on the banks of the Elbe River and close to the Elbphilharmonie, the building marks the end — Continue reading

Lego Land!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Lego Land!

I nearly popped from joy when I saw these images of an Ikea table done up in legos. A Parisian design team called Munchausen, which is made up of Simon Pillard and Philippe Rosetti, bought the kitchen island from Ikea and covered it in 20,000 Legos. Via

Cucampre

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Cucampre

It`s really nice when a designer can develop a simple product and achieve success and recognition with it. Olavo Machado Neto is a Brazilian designer, who has also studied in Milan, and his company (Cucampre) has a few interior products, such as this key holder and hanger. It is made — Continue reading

Camilla Meijer

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Camilla Meijer

I love this designer because of her Scandinavian and European touch in her patterns and colors. I find the bright colors very Scandinavian and along with the big flowered patterns which are more British and French inspired, a fresh and beautiful combination. Her patterns give your home sunshine; which is — Continue reading

Great New Koko Pillows

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Great New Koko Pillows

Great new pillows from Koko. The Botanica Collection inspired by 17th century Botanical engravings and the Dune Collection, a bold design with stylish embroidery equals modern comfort!

Modern Cottage Renovation

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, DIY + How To, Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Cottage Renovation

I ran across Juli Daoust and John Baker’s modern cottage renovation on Flickr (that wellspring of inspiration) and was absolutely blown away.  You can read about the whole thing on their blog KITKA, but for now, just sit back and enjoy the beauty of this Scandinavian Modern style cottage from — Continue reading

New Nick Table From Blu Dot

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New Nick Table From Blu Dot

Nick Square Table is the newest item from Blu Dot. Part of the Nick Table Collection. Exposed edges, frame bent ply legs, an elegant plain-sliced walnut veneer.

New Thomaspaul Items

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New Thomaspaul Items

We are pleased to introduce the newest collection of Octopus Throws and Pouches from Thomaspaul. The Octopus Throw is a 100% baby alpaca, loomed in Peru, they measure 50″x70″ and an all reverse to the opposite color on the back. The Wheel Pouch and the Shipped Pouch have a great — Continue reading

Yota Watch Works

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Yota Watch Works

The Los Angeles based watch company, Yota Watch Works finds its roots where Retro meets modern styling for a whimsical twist and nod to idealized future of “Tomorrow Land”.   Vintage radios were the inspiration for the Radio Watch collection.  Dials and colors like blues, greens and browns are expressed in — Continue reading

Mast Brother’s Chocolate

Categories: Art + Graphics
Mast Brother’s Chocolate

photo by Your Secret Admiral photo by hibisanpo photo by jamieshelman At Mast Brother's Chocolate the packaging meets and sometimes exceeds it's content. Wallpaper-esque with some mimicking William Morris. We've even held onto our packaging as a collectible piece of art long after the chocolate has delightfully disappeared. It's clean and simplistic presentation never fails to impress. — Continue reading