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Daily Archives: January 5, 2012

Artist: Carly Waito

Categories: Art + Graphics
Artist: Carly Waito

The best rock collection ever! Pyrite, smokey quartz and vesuvianite all flattened out and pumped up for display. These stones are glamorous, bigger than life and perfect for pondering. Carly Waito does such a great job transferring these beauties to the canvas (oil on masonite) with wicked realist perfection that it’s — Continue reading

Wood & wearable: Bojt Studio bentwood rings

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Wood & wearable: Bojt Studio bentwood rings

We love when people use their skills to create handmade goods that serve as a reminder of the beauty of our natural world, like these bentwood rings by Bojt Studio, a group of like-minded artisans who specialize in meaningful handmade products. Featuring over forty different species of wood in their rings, — Continue reading

Iittala’s here!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Iittala’s here!

Do we really even have to say anything more? The pictures of their gorgeous products basically tell the whole story, don’t you think? Well just in case you want more information, find iittala on 2Modern and check out the interview we posted with one of their designers who’s also an — Continue reading

Killer Combo: Pink, cobalt blue and gray

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Killer Combo: Pink, cobalt blue and gray

Looking for color palette inspiration this new year? Well we aim to please, as well as promote fresh products from brands, old and new! Olioboard for the win! Today’s pink, cobalt blue and gray/silver color palette brought to you by the brands Gus* (on sale this month), Judy Ross Textiles — Continue reading

Featured Artist: IL LEE

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: IL LEE

If you follow us on Pinterest, you’ll know we’ve got a great board up right now that is for our trend predictions on 2012. We think there’s gonna be a bit more drama this new year; more movement, more feeling, more personality. Things with an ethereal quality. But things aren’t — Continue reading

Interview: iittala designer Anu Penttinen

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Interview: iittala designer Anu Penttinen

We’re so excited to welcome stunning Scandinavian brand iittala to 2Modern because we love gorgeous, shiny things that are smartly designed. iittala, originally started as a glass factory in Iittala, Finland in 1881, collaborates with some of the most talented and thoughtful designers (Alvar Aalto and Oiva Toikka ring a bell?) — Continue reading

2M Collective Weekly Sale – Ink Dish

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2M Collective Weekly Sale – Ink Dish

This week’s 2M Collective Modern Décor Sale includes Ink Dish! 2M Collective is a weekly sale by 2Modern offering deeply discounted modern furniture & lighting in limited quantities. Sale starts at 9:00 AM PST every Thursday.       Always find what’s on sale at 2Modern on the on sale — Continue reading

Interiors: Baldridge Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Baldridge Architects

Architect Burton Baldridge and his team of architects have just released their new website, and it’s even easier to view all of their gorgeous designs. Remember when we were talking a couple of days ago about how real modern design is in the details and not about being rich enough — Continue reading

DIY: Pixel Painting

Categories: Art + Graphics, DIY + How To
DIY: Pixel Painting

You ever wonder if in the future we’ll cut out the middle man and just learn how to read 1′s and 0′s ourselves? Or if our eyesight will evolve so that it basically just sees everything in pixelated wonderment? Well get started on the road to the future early with — Continue reading