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Daily Archives: May 5, 2011

Frances Barth :: Paintings

Categories: Art + Graphics
Frances Barth :: Paintings

Frances Barth has been creating abstract paintings since 1970 and, like a true artist, continues to produce new work all the time.  I’m a sucker for abstract paintings in general, but I really love the subtle architectural elements in Barth’s work.  Check out her portfolio below to see what I — Continue reading

Modern Eye Candy: Max Strang Architecture

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern Eye Candy: Max Strang Architecture

Today’s eye candy courtesy of Miami-based Max Strang Architecture. Wanna know something neat? You can find Max Strang Architecture, as well as a whole bunch of other talented and ready to design for you designers, architects and interior designers, in the 2M Directory.

MASHstudios Door Covers Exclusive!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
MASHstudios Door Covers Exclusive!

No secret: we love MASHstudios and the fabulous modern furniture designs they create. Their ideas are fresh, sleek, and now–more colorful! MASHstudios has given 2Modern the exclusive on their bold new door covers for some of their sweet shelving units. These covers come in 4 colors and fit both the — Continue reading

Modern is: A Cardboard Playground!

Categories: Kids + Baby
Modern is: A Cardboard Playground!

Loving this indoor playground made out of cool-looking cardboard pieces–proving that kids don’t need a lot of fancy gadgets to keep them happy. More than that, this is a perfect example of using innovation to shape how kids play, and in turn, learn to be creative themselves. Created by the — Continue reading

Bruno Taut = Colorful Architecture

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Bruno Taut = Colorful Architecture

“In a diary entry dated 17 March 1905, Taut indicated that he was “…increasingly preoccupied with the idea which has accompanied me now for two years: unifying my talent at using colour with my architectural abilities. Colourful spatial compositions and colourful architecture – these are areas which might allow me — Continue reading

Fashion/Interiors: White Wedding

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Fashion/Interiors: White Wedding

With all of last week’s royal wedding hoopla still not quite behind us completely (we still keep seeing new stories pop up), we thought we’d at least get some interior design inspiration out of the whole deal. What else, of course, than some crisp, pure, lovely white spaces? Creating a — Continue reading

DIY: Modern Birdhouse

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Modern Birdhouse

After much trial and error, we’ve stumbled across a bird feeder design–both of hanging and of containing–that will feed the precious cardinals in our front yard and thwart the squirrels. While it’s effective–it sure ain’t pretty. We wish we would have seen this modern DIY birdhouse before we start going — Continue reading