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Daily Archives: March 30, 2011

And Why Knot?

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
And Why Knot?

We have talked about wooden rings with a twist…why not furniture in a knot?  Canadian furniture artist, Kino Guérin, shows off his talents bending wood into knots on a larger scale.  He makes it seem effortless, though highly doubtful that it is. Visit Kino Guérin’s website. Photography by Elyse Belanger — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: Brothers and Sons

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Brothers and Sons

We really like when we can see the character and past of a piece of furniture. It’s one reason why we flock to vintage and antique pieces so much–sensing a piece’s story is almost as rewarding as enjoying its aesthetic value. That’s one of the unfortunate things missing to many — Continue reading

Big Brother inspires knowledge via Art!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests
Monday August 31, 2009 - Malte Spitz's life via cellphone

Enter Malte Spitz, a German Green Party politician and privacy advocate with a cell phone. Spitz knows, as most cell phone users do, that our GPS is on all the time and that his cell phone carrier basically knew where we was 24 hours a day. From German Newspaper, Zeit — Continue reading

Sample and One Day Sale!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Sample and One Day Sale!

If you’ve ever seen something you loved and could-not-live-without on 2Modern before but also felt like it was just a bit out of your price range, then this post is definitely good news for you. 2Modern has a sample sale going on, and this could be just the ticket you — Continue reading

Polyvore: Natural or Natural with a Pop?

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Polyvore: Natural or Natural with a Pop?

We love rooms that are bathed in natural elements and soft color palettes found in nature. They are calming, peaceful and sometimes even good for the environment. 2Modern has a wonderful array of these natural elements that work together so easily. It’s simple and fun to combine these accessories and — Continue reading

Modern Book Corner: Alvar Aalto Houses

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Book Corner: Alvar Aalto Houses

Alvar Aalto is one of the heavy hitters, the well-knowns of the Mid-Century Modern architectural movement without whom our idea of modern architecture would no doubt be very different. This great book looks like the perfect thing for learning about the past and getting inspired for the future. “Over the — Continue reading