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Daily Archives: August 8, 2011

Eco Inspiration: Mission Zero House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Sustainability
Eco Inspiration: Mission Zero House

What do America’s oldest Net Zero Energy residence, Michigan’s first Net Zero Energy house and America’s first Net Zero home rehabilitation in a historic district all have in common? Trick question! They’re all the same very inspiring house by a very inspiring couple dedicated to the idea of net zero — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Luli Sanchez

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Luli Sanchez

Loving these Luli patterns! Luli Sanchez knows pattern. Looks like she’s a master of pattern and textures and creates lots of beautiful artwork involving stunning, bold colors, fun stripes, dots, abstract shapes, geometric shapes and more. She does so with watercolor media, but it’s so bold and rich you can — Continue reading

François Chambard of UM Project

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
François Chambard of UM Project

2Modern is so pleased to announce yet another designer who has come aboard this summer: François Chambard of UM Project. “UM” stands for “user” and “maker” and François’ philosophies about creating furniture fit ours to a “T”. He believes in connecting the person making the product with the person who will be — Continue reading

2Modern Back to School Furniture, Lighting & Accessories Sale

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2Modern Back to School Furniture, Lighting & Accessories Sale

Parents, students and modern enthusiasts rejoice: 2Modern is having a Back to School Sale Aug 8-15, 2011. Pimp out a dorm room or freshen up a study with pieces from your favorite designer. Many products are eco-friendly and made in the USA. Purchasers please use code ‘back2school’ at checkout to — Continue reading

Live Modern: Y House by Tofu

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Y House by Tofu

Loving this house in Fukui, Japan by Osaka studio TOFU Architects. They have such neat details that we haven’t ever seen before. From the outside it seems like a normal, run-of-the-mill (though lovely) modern home. But inside, natural wood walls hug you in warmth, while other materials let you know you’re — Continue reading

DIY: Yet Another Shipping Pallet Project

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Yet Another Shipping Pallet Project

This isn’t so much a “how-to” project as it is just a photo, but boy does this photo say a lot. And yes, it involves another darn shipping pallet. But almost hardly recognizable! And in a way we’ve never seen before! Though there aren’t really instructions for this project (like — Continue reading