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Daily Archives: April 26, 2011

New (Book) Covers

Categories: Art + Graphics
New (Book) Covers

Man we love to read. But as much as we’ve been told not to do so our whole lives, sometimes we do judge a book by its cover. How many amazing reads have we passed up because of a cover we didn’t like? Too difficult to know. We’re not the — Continue reading

How to: Fake it Until You Make It

Categories: DIY + How To
How to: Fake it Until You Make It

The phrase “fake it until you make it” could apply to quite a many things. For the purposes of this modern-centric, family-friendly design blog, we’ll be using it in reference to faking a clean house when maybe it’s not so clean. You’ve probably noticed a flush of spring cleaning posts — Continue reading

Featured Design Element: Breakfast Nook

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Featured Design Element: Breakfast Nook

The term “breakfast nook” is such a darling term. Conjuring up images of a happy couple and perfectly behaved 2.5 kids with the family dog patiently waiting anyone to drop a crumb from their homemade french toast, breakfast nooks aren’t always sickeningly adorable. They can be sexy, sleek and modern, — Continue reading

New on 2Modern: haskell, Bumbleride, Oeuf, Boom, Kartell, Botanist, and more!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
New on 2Modern: haskell, Bumbleride, Oeuf, Boom, Kartell, Botanist, and more!

Haskell Collection is now on 2Modern! This eco-friendly, modern outdoor furniture is also made in the USA. The Series9 Easy Chair provides an easy respite with a subdued, simple elegance. The Series9 Sultan is the epitome of casual elegance wherever you choose it to reside. The Series9 Side Table has — Continue reading

Trend: Ocean-Inspired

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Trend: Ocean-Inspired

What it is about warmer weather and summer nights that makes us crave seashells and light blue colors? Wait…don’t answer that. Regardless of how you feel about the ocean or sea shell-inspired decor, you can’t deny that adding some nature–of a decidedly sea-like scape–can really bring in the relaxation. Our — Continue reading