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Monthly Archives: December 2010

New on 2Modern: Botanist, VIPP, P’Kolino, Gandia Blasco, Normann Copenhagen, and more!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New on 2Modern: Botanist, VIPP, P’Kolino, Gandia Blasco, Normann Copenhagen, and more!

Several of VIPP‘s classic items are now available in black, including a new item, the Mini Table. This table is perfect for breakfast in bed, for the laptop or coffee by the sofa, as a lounge table, on the terrace, as a serving tray or bring it with you on — Continue reading

2010 Round-Up: Modern Workspaces!

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
2010 Round-Up: Modern Workspaces!

Corner Office BuzziBooth The Mobile Office and Other Practices of Everyday Design Yellow Submarine. Sort of.

Seth Boyd :: Architectural Photography

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Seth Boyd :: Architectural Photography

I’ve been idling away my afternoon looking through Seth Boyd’s gorgeous portfolio of architecture and interior photography.  The NoHo Apartment, pictured here, is definitely a looker if I’ve ever seen one.  Check out more images from this space below and stop by Seth’s site for more eye candy!  

2M Collective Sale – avalisa, Modern Cellar and Knu

Categories: Uncategorized
2M Collective Sale – avalisa, Modern Cellar and Knu

This week’s 2M Collective Modern Décor Sale includes avalisa, Modern Cellar and Knu! 2M Collective is an exclusive and unique shopping destination – a member’s only home and décor boutique by 2Modern offering Discount Modern Home Decor in limited quantities.

2010 Round-Up: Fun, Modern Products

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
2010 Round-Up: Fun, Modern Products

Papillon Chair Wood and Metal 2Modern Design Brief Travel Kitchen from CPH Square Raw, Askew, and Striae Jewelry Designed by Architects Aurinko Tea-Light Holders Modern Etsy: Edie’s Lab Ashes to ashes

Miranda Watkins

Categories: Uncategorized
Miranda Watkins

Seeing the beautifully designed pewter and cork ‘Martini’ cocktail set by Miranda Watkins is really getting in the mood for our quiet, at home New Years celebration of shrimp and vodka cocktails. The cocktail set commissioned by Wallpaper* also got me in the mood to see what else she has — Continue reading

Katharina Grosse – Fields Of Color

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Katharina Grosse – Fields Of Color

“Blown up watercolors” is how Berlin-based Katharina Grosse describes her work.  Wielding an industrial spray gun, she applies layers of brilliantly colored paints onto raw architectural surfaces, including walls, floors, windows and ceilings.  Grosse’s bold, large scale installations fuse architectural space and painting in defiance of traditional concepts. Grosse responds — Continue reading

2010 Round-Up: Cool Commercial Buildings

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
2010 Round-Up: Cool Commercial Buildings

Honeycomb Apartments, Izola, Slovenia, by Ofis Architects Ironbank by RTA Studio, Auckland, New Zealand The Wave, Denmark, by Henning Larsen Architects Marina Bay Sands, Singapore… King Abdullah II Cultural Center Hoshakuji Station Bodegas Protos winery by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Valladolid, Spain Austin’s New W Hotel and Residences The — Continue reading

2010 Round-Up: Modern Homes Part 2

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
2010 Round-Up: Modern Homes Part 2

A Bridge Across the Landscape The Ring House townhouse by elding oscarson. Peninsula Residence The Banyan Treehouse by Rockefeller Architects Sliding House by dRMM Architects, Suffolk, United Kingdom House on Palabritas Beach JD House by Bak Architects Ceramic House by Héctor Ruiz-Velázquez

2010 Round-Up: Modern Homes Part 1

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
2010 Round-Up: Modern Homes Part 1

Williams Studio and Boathouse by GH3 Architects Japanese Ultra-Small Homes Villa 3S, Love Architecture, Graz, Austria Gimme Shelter…. Balancing Barn, Suffolk, United Kingdom, by MVRDV architects Marfa House :: Barbara Hill Design House Tour: Villa Dali Sprout House by Studio Archi Farm The Universe House

Indoor/Outdoor Furniture, Lighting & Accessories by Blue Nature

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Indoor/Outdoor Furniture, Lighting & Accessories by Blue Nature

To me, there’s nothing better than mixing modern design with natural elements. It’s like getting the best of both worlds, and I love to see companies that specialize in that sort of thing. I stumbled upon Blue Nature, and I’m lovin the natural elements they use to create their furniture — Continue reading

Happy Holidays and New Year from 2Modern!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Happy Holidays and New Year from 2Modern!

Another year is upon us, and we couldn’t have gotten to where we are without our loyal blog readers! The last year at 2Modern saw a lot of changes; we’ve revamped the blog with tons of new weekly posts (including our favorite: our Exclusive Interviews!) and we’ve launched 2M Collective, — Continue reading

2M Collective Sale – Magis, Olli & Lime & 2Modern

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2M Collective Sale – Magis, Olli & Lime & 2Modern

This weeks 2M Collective Modern Décor Sale includes Magis, Olli & Lime & 2Modern! 2M Collective is an exclusive and unique shopping destination – a member’s only home and décor boutique by 2Modern offering Discount Modern Home Decor in limited quantities. Continue reading

Berlin Xmas Markets

Categories: Local + Travel
Berlin Xmas Markets

Ok, I know Christmas Markets are old news but I`ve spent quite a few days in Berlin this month and took plenty of pictures of the hundreds of markets spread along the city!! These are so beautiful and whimsical that we can start dreaming about next Christmas!!! Call me crazy!

Pattern: Screenprinted Concentric Circles

Categories: Art + Graphics
Pattern: Screenprinted Concentric Circles

What is it about placing circles within other circles that makes the whole setup seem so much more intense? Make those circles not-quite-perfect, create them in a bold, bright color and screen print them on a tea towel, and you’ve got the perfect item for showcase on this blog. Seriously, — Continue reading

Modern Etsy: Twoems

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Etsy: Twoems

Though we’ve certainly tried to avoid cutesy holiday décor for the duration of this holiday season (we are a modern design blog, after all), we thought since this was Christmas Eve, we’d indulge ourselves and enjoy a little adorable holiday illustration that might could be used all year round in — Continue reading

Food/Design: Icenhauer’s

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Food/Design: Icenhauer’s

What happens when one of Austin’s top restaurant architects meets one of the hippest new hang out neighborhoods in Austin? Why, a super-freaking cool bar with a cool modern interior and a hip, vintage exterior. Welcome to Icenhauer’s. The name Icenhauer’s sounds more like a sports bar with scantily clad — Continue reading

BLUR Collection :: BIG-GAME

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
BLUR Collection :: BIG-GAME

I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but it’s been nothing but half-visible mountains and blurry valleys in my little corner of the world.  Since fog and grey skies have been the status quo for a few days, I thought this collection from Swiss design studio — Continue reading

Emerging Designer: Modern Industry

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Emerging Designer: Modern Industry

It’s not everyday you come across a fantastic emerging designer on popular handmade website Etsy, but we think we’ve done it. Though we of course cherish and treasure the sleek, almost-not-there-seams of some modern furniture makers, we also have a soft spot for those who show us that their work — Continue reading

Fashion/Interiors: Contrary Concrete

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Fashion/Interiors: Contrary Concrete

Concrete is no new material when it comes to the modern home. Innovative modern homeowners, builders and architects have been using it for the structure, floor finishes, wall finishes, counter tops and more for years. To mention concrete used in fashion, though, might give more of a start. Well, we’ve — Continue reading