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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Hair Loss Memo Pad

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Hair Loss Memo Pad

I love this marketing campaign created by JWT for Pantogar, a hair revitalizer.  The concept: "Losing hair gradually is a problem people tend to neglect. A specially designed memo pad is made to engage people with the problem of hair loss. As users tear off memo sheets every day, the — Continue reading

Address Numbers

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Address Numbers

        We post a lot on this blog about the gorgeous architectural designs in the world and the furnishings found within, but we rarely think about that small detail that is a vital part of actually finding said architectural designs: the address number. As old as, well, buildings, the — Continue reading

Anatomy of a Tea Cup

Categories: Art + Graphics
Anatomy of a Tea Cup

I found these creepy/beautiful images on my friend’s blog, Dinosaur Party. The series, by Beccy Ridsdel, is called Plastic Surgery on Porcleain.  The artist is quoted as saying, “This work was an installation, set up as a lab experiment in progress, complete with scalpels, lab coats, needles and a microscope. — Continue reading

mater ethical living

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
mater ethical living

Mater ethical living is now on 2modern! Mater is a copenhagen-based company with a strong vision to create timeless and beautiful design based on an ethical business strategy. All of their stools – such as the High Stool in White, the Counter Stool in Black, or the Low Stool in — Continue reading

Pencil sharpener

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Pencil sharpener

It`s so nice to find good design in simple and day to day stuff, like a pencil sharpener. Faber Castell is one of the companies which trully invests on design, and that`s why their collection is such a success! This product, designed by Brazilian studio Chelles & Hayashi, brings together — Continue reading

Heatwave by Jaga

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Heatwave by Jaga

I'm really liking the talents of Jaga, the radiator factory in Belgium. They have some very fun, modern and artistic radiators. I personally like the Heatwave but the have so many more styles to choose from This gorgeous bas-relief hangs on your wall like a work of art, drawing all — Continue reading

The Folklore of Sanna Annukka

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
The Folklore of Sanna Annukka

Sanna Annukka is one of the most brilliant Finnish designers to step onto the world stage this year (well 2009). She is inspired by Finnish “forests, lakes and wildlife” especially of Lapland (the area in northern Finland, Sweden & Norway).
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Cardboard benches for kids

Categories: Kids + Baby
Cardboard benches for kids

These animal like cardboard benches are so cute I don`t think I`d wait to have a kid in the house to get one (or all!). They`re quite resistant (they can take 60kg weight! apart from the dinosaur, that is not a bech) and beautifully made. The best thing? The price: — Continue reading

Conversation Chair

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Conversation Chair

This looks more like installation art than an actual piece of furniture, but if you're going for that "contemporary art museum" look, great.  This would probably look fantastic in your rock garden. About: The Conversation Chair is one of the first furniture pieces that got Ana Linares started with her — Continue reading

Beyond The Hot Plate

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Beyond The Hot Plate

If anyone has ever picked up a silver spoon while it was sitting in your hot cup of tea you may have wondered why you did not use a pot holder.   Silver conducts heat (and cold by the way). What a brilliant idea to use it on a cook top.  — Continue reading

Keep On Giving! 15% off Gus Modern Furniture

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Keep On Giving! 15% off Gus Modern Furniture

15% off all Gus* Modern Essentials (includes upholstery, dining, storage, lighting, and accessories) for 2Modern customers who bring 3 non-perishable food items to your to your local food bank. Orders must be placed before January 31, 2010. Local food banks can be found online at feedingamerica.org(US) or foodbankscanada.ca(CANADA) Send us — Continue reading

Ace is the place to see our face!

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel
Ace is the place to see our face!

Ace Hotel lobby, NYC Ace Hotel Lobby, NYC (facing the Breslin) photos and artwork by us We recently had the pleasure of staying at Ace Hotel NYC.  For anyone with an ability to imagine, the lobby invited a sense of fantasy, like a movie set, with dark paneled walls and — Continue reading

zikmu by philippe starck.

Categories: Fashion + Trends
zikmu by philippe starck.

If you love music, then you know how important creating the ultimate listening experience can be. And most likely, you're willing to go to the ends of the earth to achieve the ultimate sound. If you fall into this category (I believe the experts call these people audiophiles) then you'll — Continue reading

GE packaging concept II

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
GE packaging concept II

Check out Mongkol Praneenit's proposed redesign of the GE light bulb packaging and find it quite interesting in aesthetics and the use of materials. "This is a redesign for General Electric high-end light bulbs. The package is designed with recycled material to promote sustainability. Information is cleanly organized into a label — Continue reading

Win an Inhabit Pillow!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Win an Inhabit Pillow!

Win a fabulous Inhabit Pillow from 2Modern! It's Easy! This pillow brings a taste of Spring to a cold winter day. 1. Become a Sendomatic Facebook Fan.2. Write on the Sendomatic Wall. Winner will be chosen on Feb 10, 2010. Winner must live in continental US. Good Luck! 2Modern & Sendomatic 

The greenest stove

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
The greenest stove

We are quite a few people that have a very cold lately….   Now you can get warm and receive a IRS Tax credit all at the same time. Morsø are not only the greenest stove out there but they are also quite simply beautiful!   

Design Solves Problems

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Design Solves Problems

A mobile shelter for the homeless
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Goldiehome Sale extended on 2Modern!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Goldiehome Sale extended on 2Modern!

Just because the Holiday's are over doesn't mean the sales are too! Luxury Modern linens by Goldiehome are on sale through the month of January! Check the sale section of 2Modern for even more great prices.

The Worst Architecture of the Last Decade?

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
The Worst Architecture of the Last Decade?

    The Washington Post seems to think Daniel Libeskind's addition to the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto is the worst of the last decade. We agree it's pretty jarring, but the worst? What's your vote? And who do you think will be the best this decade? Images: torontodailyphoto and twitchcraft 

Create your own instruments

Categories: DIY + How To, Sustainability