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Daily Archives: September 13, 2011

Artist: Daniel Kornrumpf

Categories: Art + Graphics
Artist: Daniel Kornrumpf

  Daniel Kornrumpf throws down some amazing talent with his paintings, drawings and embroidery. His colored pencil drawings on Mylar are crisp with plenty of color that work well with his cool photo-figures. Kornrumpf’s paintings draw the obvious comparison to Alice Neel (a serious accomplishment) but his work is a — Continue reading

Modern Mushrooms: Back to the Roots

Categories: Sustainability
Modern Mushrooms: Back to the Roots

We try to cover all aspects of interiors and modern design here on the 2Modern blog, and were so thoroughly impressed with the idea from the folks at Back to the Roots that we bought a product sight unseen for a friend’s birthday! The premise is simple: “Back to the — Continue reading

How-to: Ikat pattern

Categories: DIY + How To
How-to: Ikat pattern

Tribal and exotic patterns are all the rage, and we’ve certainly spotted ikat patterns showing up in all sorts of home items from rugs, to wallpaper, to tiles, to fabric to furniture and more. While there’s no end, it seems, to the ikat patterns you can purchase for your home, — Continue reading

2Modern Lamp Design Contest Winner Announced

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2Modern Lamp Design Contest Winner Announced

Thanks to all who participated in the 2Modern Lamp Design Contest. The winning lamp is Pacman by Ida Dutka. Ida Dutka, is a young polish textile and pattern designer, now based in Milan, Italy. For three years she has been working for one of the biggest bed linen companies in — Continue reading

Live Modern: City Cottage/Verstas Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: City Cottage/Verstas Architects

Sometimes, when it’s been a particularly trying day/week/month, we fantasize about getting away from it all…we wouldn’t need much. We wouldn’t demand some huge mansion in the woods. We’d be happy in the tiniest of little cabins, on a small little tract of land, with good views and some clean, — Continue reading

2Modern’s Fall Giveaway is Here!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2Modern’s Fall Giveaway is Here!

All you have to do to enter for a chance to win a $250 gift certificate (good for anything on 2Modern) is sign up for our Design & Trends Newsletter and “like” us on Facebook between August 25th and Midnight, September 14th. You’ll be automatically entered for a chance to — Continue reading

Interiors: Bestor Architecture

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Bestor Architecture

With the fall weather almost here, we’ve been fussing around our home for days, rearranging things, thinking about new additions we’d like to incorporate, wondering if we should try out new color palettes. We’ve got a lot of ideas already, but they were kind of all pushed aside when we — Continue reading