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Daily Archives: January 19, 2012

Featured Artist: Ben Liney

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Ben Liney

In his series: “Surface,” artist Bin Liney explores a deep and rich world of texture and no color to create abstracted artwork that elicits gutteral reactions from the viewer. There’s something very disturbing in not being able to suss out the scale of things. Are we looking at something super — Continue reading

2M Collective Weekly Sale – More Gandia Blasco!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2M Collective Weekly Sale – More Gandia Blasco!

This week’s 2M Collective Modern Décor Sale includes more Gandia Blasco! 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. We are currently running 5 Gandia Blasco rugs. These will be extended, plus a few new — Continue reading

Interiors: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Absolutely lurving the look of Scandinavian meets modern meets someone’s attic meets a cabin in a really urban city. This is the Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy by MVRDV, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. We definitely fell in love with that top photo first; we love a lot of white, but for us, — Continue reading

How-to: Make Paper Pencils

Categories: DIY + How To
How-to: Make Paper Pencils

“2Modern,” you say, “Why would I have to know–or even want to know–how to make pencils out of paper when there are so many, SO MANY, pencils out there available in the world?” Well, dear viewer, I have a few simple scenarios that might put you in the position to — Continue reading

Glass Art

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests
Glass Art

The largest Chihuly glass art exhibition, “Chihuly Garden and Glass” will open in the Spring of 2012 at the Seattle Center with 4500 sculpture installations. As a great craftsman of glass, Chihuly uses the natural light passing through its material to gesture the motion and line in a flowing manner. — Continue reading