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Daily Archives: May 16, 2011

ICFF 2011: Katherine Ladd’s Bamako Collection

Categories: ICFF 2011, Modern Decor + Objects
ICFF 2011: Katherine Ladd’s Bamako Collection

From Jennifer: “The Bamako Collection made me smile today–flax linen cushions and soft toys inspired by ancient weaving patterns and animal imagery from rural West Africa. Designer Katherine Ladd was inspired by her African travels over that last 3 years. It is her first year at ICFF.” Remember to check — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Ben Kafton

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Ben Kafton

It’s never a bad time for architectural-inspired, graphic, starkly modern prints. A bit blue-print-y, we love the black and white backgrounds that are punctuated by a strong, meaty red and a more subtle pink cousin. These are serious, for sure, but there’s also a casualness brought on by the presentation. — Continue reading

ICFF 2011: On On Surface

Categories: ICFF 2011, Modern Decor + Objects
ICFF 2011: On On Surface

These lighting fixtures from On On Surface are so simple, modern and elegant, we think we’ll leave the text in this post simple. These fixtures speak for themselves! Remember to check back to the 2Modern blog often under our ICFF 2011 tag to find the latest and greatest from the — Continue reading

ICFF 2011: AKMD

Categories: ICFF 2011
ICFF 2011: AKMD

Jennifer and Danielle have sent in some photos of the lovely furniture of AKMD. Jennifer had this to say: “Loved the detailed workmanship of the AKMD collection today at ICFF. The details and textures are perfect. One of their influences is clearly Shaker style–simplicity, innovative joinery, quality and function.” AKMD — Continue reading

Live Modern: A Secluded Mexican Abode

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: A Secluded Mexican Abode

Who among us doesn’t sometimes get the urge to run away from all the loud noise, traffic, stress and people? I know I get the bug every now and then. I’m sure I probably won’t ever do it, but if I did, you better believe I’d choose a place like — Continue reading

ICFF 2011: Flux Chairs

Categories: ICFF 2011
ICFF 2011: Flux Chairs

The International Contemporary Furniture Fair isn’t just about debuting new pieces of furniture that look good; it’s also about scoping out amazing manufacturing processes and neat technologies. And sometimes it’s just about finding cool chairs that are transformable! We’re confident that if transformers were in the habit of needing portable, — Continue reading

How to: Add a Punch of Bathroom Personality

Categories: DIY + How To
How to: Add a Punch of Bathroom Personality

Not everyone gets the pleasure of living in a house full of charming details; sometimes the cross we must bear is being saddled with a room full of beige walls and generic furnishings. But, there’s a quick, easy and attractive way to add an instant pop of personality to one — Continue reading