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Daily Archives: November 4, 2011

Modern Bio: Richard Sapper

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Bio: Richard Sapper

His name might not be as well-known as our previous two modern bio subjects (Philippe Starck and Frank Gehry), but that doesn’t make Richard Sapper any less influential. He’s considered one of the most important and iconic industrial designers of his generation, contributing designs to a number of different fields, — Continue reading

Real Museum Street Banners from BetterWall

Categories: Art + Graphics
Real Museum Street Banners from BetterWall

What a great idea! BetterWall partners with museums across the country to recycle their old street banner advertisements of museum exhibitions to turn them into art folks can buy for their home. We got an email from Nicolas Weiser, who with his wife, started this great idea in 2005. (We actually — Continue reading

Etchpop — Print Your Own Wood Blocks

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Etchpop — Print Your Own Wood Blocks

I get a lot of emails from folks with Kickstarter projects hoping for 2Modern to share. Many of them are cool. And some of them I share. But I can honestly say, with all sincerity, that this is the first product Kickstarter page I have ever wanted with my whole — Continue reading

MARSET’s TAMTAM Suspension Light

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
MARSET’s TAMTAM Suspension Light

Digging this suspension light fixture called TAMTAM from company MARSET. We like how it’s glossy and comes in an austere black or a more colorful version. Like how it feels heavy, almost too heavy for the thin strings that hold it up. We like how this would be a definite — Continue reading