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Daily Archives: January 23, 2012

Featured Artist: Brendon Austin

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Brendon Austin

Whoo boy. Brendon Austin is quickly becoming one of our favorite artists and photographers. You know how much we love a good landscape, well Brendon’s got plenty of beautiful series to choose from. A particularly haunting one is his “Vacuum” series; the colors are beautiful but also sad. The landscape — Continue reading

Swings for the home

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Swings for the home

Yes these are adult swings for the home. No, not those kind of adult swings (at least we don’t think so). Okay we admit we first thought this might be a little sexual, but we think these genuinely might just be cool swings you can hang in your living room. Lots — Continue reading

CASAMANIA Maritime

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
CASAMANIA Maritime

We like how the name of Casamania really sort of sums up the heady feelings we get when we check them out. A great, innovative furniture company from Italy, they’re another company that caught our eye as we’ve been taking attention to last week’s imm cologne. Specifically, we’re digging their — Continue reading

Live Modern: Shou Sugi Ban

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Shou Sugi Ban

What’s up with our obsession with modern additions to more traditional homes lately?! You know sometimes we start looking for something that appeals to us (remember that barn trend we were on for awhile?) and it’s all we can keep on our minds. With so many structures that already exist — Continue reading

Artists on film: 3 documentaries you probably haven’t seen

Categories: Art + Graphics
Artists on film: 3 documentaries you probably haven’t seen

Thanks to the British street artist, Banksy, last year’s Exit Through the Gift Shop was the first documentary film about art in years to garner Oscar buzz. But who says Oscar knows everything? Over the last few years, good films about the visual arts have come and gone with little — Continue reading

How-to: Turn a dumpy table to a bench

Categories: DIY + How To
How-to: Turn a dumpy table to a bench

Modern doesn’t always have to mean buying a fancy new piece of furniture (though, if you want to, we have a lot of nice affordable furniture over at 2Modern), it can mean rehabbing something that already exists. Making something that maybe isn’t the most gorgeous thing alive into something that — Continue reading