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Daily Archives: March 16, 2011

We Like What They Do: James Hargraves

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: James Hargraves

With the blog redesign, we had introduced two new weekly posts, one titled “Featured Craftsman” and one called “Emerging Designer.” After hearing back from you guys in the last survey, we realized our folly. Both of those two posts had something very important in common: we like what these people — Continue reading

Polyvore: Balancing Geometry

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Polyvore: Balancing Geometry

We’re such huge fans of Polyvore here at 2Modern (heck, you can find a room styler on our website!). And according to a recent survey…you guys love it, too! Let’s use this amazing, modern online tool to explore styles, ideas, thoughts and have fun, shall we? Today we tackle geometric — Continue reading

Nelson-Atkins’ Bloch Building

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Nelson-Atkins’ Bloch Building

On June 9, 2007 the transformed campus of the Nelson-Atkins’ Museum was unveiled at a cost of close to $86 million in construction.  At the heart of the transformation, Nelson-Atkins’ Bloch Building, a string of iridescent frosted-glass boxes pop out of the grassy lawn. Well versed in Museum design, architect — Continue reading

Modern Book: Kelly Hoppen: Ideas

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Book: Kelly Hoppen: Ideas

Yes! Eye Candy? Check. Gorgeous photos? Check. Inspiration out the wazoo? Check. Kelly Hoppen’s new book “Ideas” is the perfect thing for anyone interested in luscious interiors and how you make your own home fabulous. From the publisher: “Kelly Hoppen: Ideas taps into this world-renowned designer’s exceptional talent and professional — Continue reading