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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Magentic Floating Lamp

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Magentic Floating Lamp

    Happy Halloween and here is some magnetic magic trickery for a treat.  The Floating Lamp from WRBest is truly floating.  It has an aluminum base and the lampshade is made of PVC and acrylic.  The magnetic tray allows for the floating of the upper lamp to be suspended — Continue reading

Dwell Home Tours: Silicon Valley Style!

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests
Dwell Home Tours: Silicon Valley Style!

The famous and never-miss Dwell Home Tours is coming to Silicon Valley for the first time this year, on Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th! Enjoy ten modern homes that “demonstrate the most forward-thinking approaches to site planning and sustainability.” And since it’s Dwell (those folks with amazingly impeccable tastes), — Continue reading

New: De Castelli & Matthews Fan Company!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
New: De Castelli & Matthews Fan Company!

Super excited to announce the addition of two fabulous new brands to 2Modern’s online catalog of amazing home furnishings and accessories: rock stars at sleek contemporary home accessories, De Castelli and purveyors of cool and cool, Matthews Fan Company. As you can see by the handful of photos above, these folks — Continue reading

Shine Labs’ Silhouette Vases 50% Off!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Shine Labs’ Silhouette Vases 50% Off!

Um, yeah. 50% off. HALF PRICE. For one month only, EXCLUSIVELY at 2Modern (meaning you will NOT find this deal anywhere else) you can get Shine Labs‘ Silhouette Vases for exactly one half of what they usually cost. Wooden, wonderful, clever and functional, these suckers could go in any room. — Continue reading

The perfect wallpaper

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
The perfect wallpaper

When it comes to wallpaper, the decision of which wallpaper to use can be difficult.  It can be an intimidating task because of how permanent it is.  This particular paper makes the decision easy.  You can find this geometric design at Baras Tapetit.  It’s modern, it’s classy, it’s whimsical, it’s — Continue reading

DIY Sharpie-Made Polka Dot Pattern!

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Sharpie-Made Polka Dot Pattern!

File this under something we would have NEVER thought to do…but also under stylish projects that absolutely could NOT be more cheap to make! You ready for this…take an upholstered chair, ottoman, stool or whatever, grab a sharpie and draw a pattern! Spotted on Little Green Notebook, Caitlin of Caitlin — Continue reading

DIY Wood Garland (Perfect for Holiday Decor)

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
DIY Wood Garland (Perfect for Holiday Decor)

Perfect for holiday decor, you ask incredulously? Why 2Modern, it’s not a garish green or red color. It doesn’t sport a palette that reminds you of a pile of autumn leaves. It isn’t covered in glitter or tinsel…how could it possibly represent the holidays?! Well … because it’s so simple — Continue reading

New Side Tables from Alice Tacheny, Gus*

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New Side Tables from Alice Tacheny, Gus*

Need something to set a drink on? Hold your alarm clock and book you’re currently reading? You need a side table/nightstand. Not only does 2Modern have plenty of end tables and nightstands to choose from, we’ve got a few more that just hit our virtual shelves that you’re gonna wanna know — Continue reading

Modern Mini: Torsten Ottesjo’s Hus-1

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern Mini: Torsten Ottesjo’s Hus-1

You’re just not going to meet a blog out there that daydreams more about escaping off to an adorable, tiny, efficient, smart, modern cabin/nook out in the woods somewhere. Torsten Ottesjo’s Hus-1 fits all our dreams and fantasies perfectly. A small house for two people build on site, the idea was — Continue reading

Welcome Tres Tintas Barcelona Wallpaper!

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests
Welcome Tres Tintas Barcelona Wallpaper!

Begun in 2004, Tres Tintas Barcelona started up when the simple question of “what if we did something different?” was posed. Helmed by Jaime Bermejo, Tres Tintas Barcelona has kept its promise, and produces a line of wallpaper bursting with pattern, color, style and attitude, perfect for an accent wall — Continue reading

Sleep in: New Modern Beds to Snuggle In

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Sleep in: New Modern Beds to Snuggle In

Considering how much of our lives we spend in bed, it makes sense to buy a bed that’s not only comfy, but that reflects your perfectly modern tastes, amiright? 2Modern’s definitely got some lookers in the modern bed department, no doubt there. But since we continuously aim to only bring the — Continue reading

Michael Yates Design’s Modern Trinity Chapel

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Michael Yates Design’s Modern Trinity Chapel

Just love when you find modern design in unexpected spaces — like places of worship — because it just proves modern design’s lasting power, but also its broad, accessible appeal. The proof is in the pudding in Michael Yates Design’s four pieces for Trinity Episcopal School’s new chapel, in Austin, — Continue reading

DIY 3 Ways: Display Art Without Frames

Categories: Art + Graphics, DIY + How To
DIY 3 Ways: Display Art Without Frames

Been collecting a lot of art but don’t have the dough to get it all framed? Even with good discounts and sales, framing all your favorite art can get pretty pricey. Sure you can try to do it yourself, but if you’re no good with a mat cutter or don’t — Continue reading

Favorite Pins of the Week

Categories: Art + Graphics
Favorite Pins of the Week

It’s hard to say what it is about certain pins that just catch our attention more than most. Something colorful and patterned always does it. Something rich and earthy, too. Something that blows our mind or isn’t quite what it seems and something dark and dramatic always works. You’ll find — Continue reading

ZeroEnergy Design’s Stunning Vacation Home

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
ZeroEnergy Design’s Stunning Vacation Home

This vacation residence located in a beautiful ocean community on the New England coast features high performance and creative use of space in a small package. ZeroEnergy Design, an architecture and passive house consulting firm, created the simple, gable-roofed structure and proposed the Passive House standard. The resulting home consumes merely — Continue reading

Cross-stitch Cork Tray DIY

Categories: DIY + How To
Cross-stitch Cork Tray DIY

Need a little something to carry tea out to guests? Looking for something to display an array of cheeses or charcuterie? Or finally looking for a coaster DIY project you can customize, make easily and don’t have to spend a lot of money on? We spotted this project on the — Continue reading

Lookin’ to love us? Find us everywhere.

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Lookin’ to love us? Find us everywhere.

We want to connect with you on social media outlets all over the internet. From Google+, to Facebook, to Twitter to even Pinterest, you can find hot deals, discover new brands, revel in the wonder of the modern world, give us your suggestions (compliments and complaints all welcome) and just — Continue reading

Yay or Nay: Leah Duncan’s Leif Pillow

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Yay or Nay: Leah Duncan’s Leif Pillow

1970s-inspired, abstract shapes in a goldish, honey-colored hue on a creamy white background. What could there be to hate about Leah Duncan’s Leif Pillow?  Well perhaps hate is a strong word, but maybe it just doesn’t do it for you? Or perhaps it your most favorite thing you’ve ever seen? — Continue reading

A Cliffhanger – The Portaledge

Categories: Uncategorized
A Cliffhanger – The Portaledge

    Cliffhanger, and I am not kidding.  The Black Diamond Sky Lounge or rather Portaledge is meant for the modern mountaineer, hiker or rock climber. Basically anywhere you want to hang your hat for the night.  Camping in a tree top or hugging the sheer rock wall.     — Continue reading

Cool Art Alert: “Abstractions Anonymes”

Categories: Art + Graphics
Cool Art Alert: “Abstractions Anonymes”

An art exhibition in Lyon, France that was just emailed to us and just recently opened is called “Abstractions Anonymes” and was created by the artists collectively known as 404 concept, a collaboration between graphic designer Pierre Coulanges and interior designer Jerome Beguier. “The exhibition “Abstractions Anonymes” explores the borders — Continue reading