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Daily Archives: December 26, 2011

Wanna hang with this light: Mr. Cooper

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Wanna hang with this light: Mr. Cooper

“Inspired by the old tin can telephone or ‘lovers telephone’ this spun copper pendant light pays tribute to a time gone by. In 1664 Robert Hooke experimented with sound transmission through a distended wire. Mr. Cooper celebrates this era of invention and observations. The shades are designed to be hung — Continue reading

Best New Modern Seating of 2011

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Best New Modern Seating of 2011

It gives your legs a nice rest after a tired day of standing and it looks great when it balances out your other furniture. Seating, whatever would we do without you? Let’s just be upfront; 2Modern has some truly outstanding modern seating options of all shapes, colors, styles and designs. — Continue reading

NPR: John Lautner’s Modern Homes

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
NPR: John Lautner’s Modern Homes

We enjoyed this piece on NPR about architect John Lautner’s work. An excerpt (you can read or listen): “An artist with an idyllic childhood might be as rare as a house with walls made of air, but both play a part in the story of architect John Lautner. Lautner’s homes — Continue reading

Favorite Modern Houses of 2011

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Favorite Modern Houses of 2011

For our “Live Modern” series on the blog, we feature architecture that we think exhibits certain kinds of qualities. The modern architecture we choose to highlight is certainly modernly designed–you see a lot of straight lines, innovative materials and smart use of space—and it’s also the kind of architecture that — Continue reading