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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Plastic bag shoe

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Sustainability
Plastic bag shoe

I have to admit that i`m kind of a shopaholic. I`m not at all an expert on the subject, but I do love fashion and read loads of blogs and magazines. Of course my budget is not enough to keep up with all those gorgeous Balmains and Miu Mius, so — Continue reading

Habitat Machines by David Trautrimas

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Habitat Machines by David Trautrimas

In ‘Habitat Machines’ David Trautrimas’ photo based architecture explores the construct of home with a series of residential buildings born of everyday objects.
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Pawsitively Modern :: Slatted Pet Bed

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Pawsitively Modern :: Slatted Pet Bed

Bring a little zen to your dog's life with the Slatted Pet Bed from Pawsitively Modern.  Constructed of solid hardwood, this bed will look good in any modern home.  (Heck, it may even be the best looking thing in your home!)  The cushion is made of high resiliency foam and — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

I caught myself walking around with a smile on my face today…and then I realized…I love warm weather…it makes me smile so much. Warm weather also means lots of activities and fun things to do… Here are some Modern themed field trips that you can take and relish in the — Continue reading

House on Palabritas Beach

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
House on Palabritas Beach

I like contrast.  The clean straight lines with the curved, seems somewhat Feng Shui, the yin and yang, white and red.   Not that I know too much about it myself but I am attracted nonetheless.   Peruvian architect Jose Orrega brings up these contrasting elements in this modern house located in — Continue reading

Jane, The Real Story

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Jane, The Real Story

We almost flipped when we saw the article about The Jane Hotel on the front page of the NY Times yesterday after just having stayed there last week. Our experience was more garlicky than the Times rose garden view. Every time we went to the bathroom there was some bald — Continue reading

Certamente Salad tools.

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Certamente Salad tools.

Living among and interacting with beautifully designed objects on a daily basis truly shapes your environment. If money is no object, you can go about incorporating beautiful things into your life at your convenience. For those of us who need to be more selective, starting small – with tools you use — Continue reading

Three Dimensional Graphics

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
Three Dimensional Graphics

Die-cutting, edge printing, embossed lettering…these are the terms of trade for the print maker.  In a time when the printed word is being eased out by the digital version, letterpress printing seems like a throwback to another era.  On the other hand, manually printed graphics on a paper offers a — Continue reading

The Little Mermaid

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
The Little Mermaid

Some was for, others against. Now she is there – The Little Mermaid – out on loan to Shanghai Expo 2010. Denmark in its essence.     

Enjoy 10% off Inhabit Bedding, Lighting & Modern Pillows

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Enjoy 10% off Inhabit Bedding, Lighting & Modern Pillows

Take 10% off your Inhabit order at 2Modern from May 1st – 31st. Free shipping on most items. Enter code: INHABIT at checkout. Inhabit's goal is to give creative control over the largest canvas of all – your home. They believe that everything you put around yourself contributes to your — Continue reading

Dapper Beer

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Dapper Beer

I can safely say that this is the first time I might feel comfortable getting fashion advice from a beer. Awesome package design by dd|a: “We at dd|a are brand zealots and proud of it. There’s no brand half full or brand half empty here; our brand cup overfloweth. Indeed, — Continue reading

2sday’s Giveaway’s on 2Modern!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2sday’s Giveaway’s on 2Modern!

Great give away this week from 2Modern! A spring inspired pillow by Unison.   To Enter: 1. Become a Facebook Fan! Click the 'LIKE' button on our Facebook wall. 2. On Tuesday, write a comment under the prize when it appears on our Facebook Wall. Prizes will be awarded randomly. — Continue reading

Nature Inspired Dishware

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Nature Inspired Dishware

Nao Tamura, who won the I Salone Satellite Award during Milan design week 2010, created these super cute leaf like serving dishes. The plates, called Seasons, were created from silica sand, are flexible, dishwasher and microwave safe. See her website here.

It’s Occupied!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
It’s Occupied!

Here is a fun way to let your guests know your powder room is occupied.   Emtek's Brighthandle actually lights up on the exterior side of a door when the interior side is locked. I could also see this hardware in a restaurant or in a darker hall. The stainless steel lever is available — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

These tables, featured on Better Living Through Design remind me of Shrinky Dinks. Graceful beauties…found on Moco Loco. I can imagine a spectacular shadow show too!   I have a thing for modern glassware. This is so etherial. Found on OK Los Angeles

VIPP on 2Modern

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
VIPP on 2Modern

VIPP is now on 2Modern! Founded in 1939, VIPP produces elegant, modern home accessories for your kitchen and bathroom. The Stainless Steel Soap Dispenser features a specially designed pump for easy use and a rubber base for better grip & protection of counter tops. The White 4 Liter Trash Bin — Continue reading

Elephants in London

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Elephants in London

I know we all love Cow Parade, but now it`s time for the elephants! Oh yeah, the Elephant Parade will be on London streets from tomorrow, and I can`t wait to take a close look on all of them! "Elephant Parade is a conservation campaign that shines a multi-coloured spotlight — Continue reading