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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Barefooted

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Barefooted

I am always for unique, expressive and innovative products that are designed to enrich our daily thoughts and experiences by balancing our life styles. Maybe some of these products can help us extract prolonged and focused pleasures out of our daily rituals! How about a transparent tea pot that is — Continue reading

Catching The WAVE

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Catching The WAVE

While walking the floor of the Dwell On Design show in Los Angeles this past weekend, this could only catch my eye.  I was not sure if it was a hang glider but quickly realized it was better because I would not need lessons to use it.  The WAVE hammock — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
2Modern Design Brief

Having an Architecture kind of day…here are some of the most beautiful structures being posted around the design web these days…   by Studio 804…courtesy of reDesign.   Sometimes it's hard to appreciate the real beauty of architecture from the inside…a birds eye view is always nice! This is the — Continue reading

Gemma Correll

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Gemma Correll

My favorite type has smiling turnips, cats with party hats and french presses! Love these recent Letterpress prints by UK illustrator Gemma Correll. I can't stop admiring all the fun details and shapes! Find the Ampersand print in her etsy shop here.

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
2Modern Design Brief

I am recycling some good content regarding reclaimed products… Amazing reuses!   Good one from Better Living Through Design. This home, plentiful with repurposed pieces, has views of the pacific ocean. Tucked away in the Santa Cruz mountains…happens to be in my dream location too…found on Design Milk.   This — Continue reading

Kakinoie House by Hiroshi Shoji

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Kakinoie House by Hiroshi Shoji

P-Kan

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

I enjoy so many of the clever names that people choose for their blogs. Some are to the point and others often don't really work for me.   Today I am briefing you from blogs that I read daily and…find the name amusing each time I open it.   Cribcandy…one — Continue reading

Mood Mugs :: Thabto

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Mood Mugs :: Thabto

These new mugs from London-based design studio Thabto (short for "two heads are better than one") are pure silliness.  Not that that's a bad thing.  I'm all for more humor in the design world! Available in three moods: "Happy as Larry", "Monstrously Moody", and "Seriously Sleepy".  All three designs make — Continue reading

Waldi and a little girl

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Waldi and a little girl

Otl Aicher is best known for his graphics for the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, which incorporated a system of universally recognizable pictograms that has become the standard throughout the world. He also created the olympic's posters, postcards, tickets, and timetables. In graphic design conveying information with the right colors improve the — Continue reading

BuzziBooth

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
BuzziBooth

  Working in an open space with other people, I do feel the need to step outside to make that all important call for a bit of privacy.  But now there is the BuzziBooth which solves that problem. What is a BuzziBooth?  A modern phone booth or rather an acoustical — Continue reading

Win a Thomaspaul Pillow

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Win a Thomaspaul Pillow

Sendomatic Online Invitations will be giving a Thomaspaul Pillow to one lucky follower. Check Sendomatic's Facebook Page on June 30th to see if you won! Good Luck! To enter: Go to the Sendomatic Facebook Page Click on LIKE. Comment on the Pillow Post on the Sendomatic Facebook Page.

New on 2Modern!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
New on 2Modern!

Jennifer Delonge has introduced a variety of new fabrics and colors! The new fabrics come in Basic Linen, Modern Texture, Velvet, and Premium Linen. Two new lamps from Verpan! The Moon pendant lamp is one of Verner Panton's earliest luminaries, consisting of ten ring-shaped aluminum blades positioned in such a — Continue reading

The Art of Choosing and Hanging Art

Categories: Art + Graphics

Art is a means of expression. Ancients adorned the walls of their caves with images, colors, and designs to reflect their beliefs, hopes, and dreams. But more than that, cave art made those who lived there feel good. It brought them pleasure. It transformed an anonymous cave into a nurturing — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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

Good design does not get lost in translation…   I think I have mentioned this site before…It's a favorite of mine~reDesign…The greatest affirmation?…you don't need to read the language of this blog, the visual experience is great in itself! Of course they are always helpful to offer a link…from there, — Continue reading

World Cup posters

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests
World Cup posters

Yes, I belong to the big cliche that all Brazilians like football (or soccer, whatever..). I do love it, I`m a fervorous supporter and and get really nervous when Brazil plays. There`s no other place in the world to watch the games as Brazil: the country literally stops, we all — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends
2Modern Design Brief

A few finds found for your viewing pleasure!   FINALLY…my design prayers have been answered. I have been waiting for see-through switch plates! Thank you Design Milk for presenting these and making my Friday! Well this is just straight up neat! I find myself constantly attracted to honeycomb inspired design-This — Continue reading

Feltri, Saturn and Noguchi

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Feltri, Saturn and Noguchi

Designed by Feltri Gaetano for Cassina, these chairs look like unzipped raincoats, flower petals or even wings. In any case, it's incredibly tempting to just jump in one of them to watch a movie and snuggle.  The chair is called the Feltri and it is padded with quilted fabric, polyester, — Continue reading

Black Crow Studios

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Black Crow Studios

Black Crow Studios is all about wallpaper.  Custom wallpaper that pushes the traditional idea of wallpaper into the realm of Art.  Whether it covers an entire wall or the design is just an accent to one side, it is not your grandmother’s wallpaper.  Oh how I remember, those paisley patterns — Continue reading

Superb step stool

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Superb step stool

The danish company bObles have designed great step stools shaped in cool geometric shapes as crocodiles and fish - superb step stool for your children in the bathroom, since it does not slide on a wet floor!  www.2modern.com          

2Modern Design Brief

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

Simple ideas turned into good design. Functional and unique is the name of the game. Sprinkle that with a few, 'why didn't I think of that' or 'how come no one has come up with this yet'…this is a collection of good clean design.   A great way to store — Continue reading