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Daily Archives: December 5, 2011

BOOK WEEK: Houses by the Sea

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
BOOK WEEK: Houses by the Sea

Houses by the Sea By Emmanuelle Graffin (Thames and Hudson 2011) Just so you know, the following are not required to enjoy “Houses by the Sea”: trust fund, yacht, or girlfriend named Brandy. But you will want a good travel agent after soaking up the coolest seaside dwellings from Cannes — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Zander Olsen

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Zander Olsen

We’re plain knocked over by the beautiful photographic art of Zander Olsen. Taking textiles and wrapping the trunks of trees, he plays with the perception of the foreground, background and the horizon in a way that is so surprising and delightful. The effect of wrapping the trunks where it hits — Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Vibia Lighting’s President!

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Exclusive Interview: Vibia Lighting’s President!

We’re so excited to share with you guys one of our newest brands to the site: Vibia Lighting! Boy are you going to love these modern lighting pieces. Vibia Lighting is the epitome of sleek, modern, minimalist lighting. They create lighting that is at its core simple and works with so — Continue reading

BOOK WEEK: Total Office Design

Categories: News + Events + Contests
BOOK WEEK: Total Office Design

Total Office Design – 50 Contemporary Workplaces By Kerstin Zumstein and Helen Parton (Thames and Hudson 2011) Who doesn’t love working from home? Farmers, that’s who. Also, anyone whose workplace is featured in “Total Office Design,” a showcase of the world’s most extraordinary workspaces. Salt mines these are not. The — Continue reading

Live Modern: Casa Cher by BAK Arquitectos

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Casa Cher by BAK Arquitectos

Talk about your fall and winter color palettes. Geez this home is stunning. That mixture of a dark, charcoal gray with that warm, honey-red wood is making us almost pass out. And surrounded so closely by those tall and narrow pine trees makes this just such an amazing example of — Continue reading

BOOK WEEK IS HERE

Categories: News + Events + Contests
BOOK WEEK IS HERE

Welcome to our 6-day long book week–the first ever on 2Modern–you’ll have a chance at winning great modern books! Here’s how works: every day we’ll post two recently-published modern books. For a chance to win comment on the post for the book you want!

How-to: Knit Your Own Chunky Sweater Decor

Categories: DIY + How To
How-to: Knit Your Own Chunky Sweater Decor

Wow! You know how this fall and winter really chunky, over-sized knitted blankets, pillows and textiles have been all the rage in interiors? Well they have. And with good reason. This giant pattern oozes comfort and because it’s so exaggerated it looks great in a modern setting, especially if it’s — Continue reading