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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Gift Idea: Wireless Sound!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Modern Holiday Ideas
Gift Idea: Wireless Sound!

Give the gift of wireless, attractive, aesthetically pleasing sound with the Vers 1Q Wireless Sound System, new at 2Modern! Why’s this baby so good-looking? Well for one it’s wrapped in a 3″ hand-crafted wood cub and is quite the powerful little Bluetooth sound system, producing warm, surprisingly natural sound. Integrated Bluetooth — Continue reading

DIY Adorable Neon-Tipped Pine Cones

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Adorable Neon-Tipped Pine Cones

Spotted over at the precious and informative Camille Styles’ blog, pine cones are painted ever so slightly with a bit of hot pink, and in this case, used adorably as place holders for a holiday meal. While we’d certainly like to use these just the way they’ve been used — — Continue reading

Peddle.com’s New Office Digs

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Peddle.com’s New Office Digs

The PEDDLE.COM offices were designed by architecture firm Alterstudio and the interiors by Joel Mozersky of One Eleven Design. With a team like that, it’s absolutely no surprise this puppy is stunning, modern, dramatic and fun. From Alterstudio’s website: “Originally built in the 19th century as a general store with — Continue reading

DIY Geometric Patchwork Wall Art

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Geometric Patchwork Wall Art

Loving the simple yet crafty and modern DIY paper project we spotted on The Red Thread. While it looks to take some time to put it all together, the effect would be well worth any sweat put into it: you could have a pretty affordable paper patchwork art piece that — Continue reading

Classic Modern: Austin’s The Goodnight

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Classic Modern: Austin’s The Goodnight

The Goodnight is a new bar and restaurant in Austin, Texas, with a pretty hip interior design thing going on inside. Along with good food and yummy cocktails, visitors to the space will also be able to bowl, play ping pong, billards and more—they have it all. This 17,000 square — Continue reading

Holiday Garlands for Criminally Late Decorators

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
Holiday Garlands for Criminally Late Decorators

Oh man, it’s here. It’s the week before Christmas. Is your tree up? Your wreath? Your lights? Hardly anything? We feel you — we’re busy too. If you haven’t had a chance to really decorate for the holidays yet but don’t want to look like a complete grinch (or if you’re — Continue reading

Sebastian Bergne’s Minimal “Colour Nativity”

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Modern Holiday Ideas
Sebastian Bergne’s Minimal “Colour Nativity”

In a stroke of what could only be called genius, artist and designer Sebastian Bergne has created a nativity scene for the minimal-loving modernist. Delivered in a tightly-organized box, one might not first know what one was looking at if you just saw it compact in that way. But once — Continue reading

Bold Color Inspiration: Top Half Blue

Categories: DIY + How To
Bold Color Inspiration: Top Half Blue

Spotted in the We Hostel in San Paolo, this bathroom utilizes a very fresh, very modern but very simple color idea: got a whole tile bathroom? Paint the top half a bold color! Could also work if you painted the bottom half a bold color, but you’d have to paint — Continue reading

Wendy Wagner’s LOOK TO THE LEFT

Categories: Art + Graphics
Wendy Wagner’s LOOK TO THE LEFT

Diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor in May of this year before her 45th birthday, artist Wendy Wagner has had five brain surgeries since. Thursday, January 24th, she’ll have an opening reception for her new show premiering at the Austin-based Women & Their Work gallery for her show “LOOK TO — Continue reading

BOOK STAND: Hip Art/Vintage Book Resource

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
BOOK STAND: Hip Art/Vintage Book Resource

Need some cool books for the bibliophile in your life? We’re really loving the little corner of cyberspace right now known as BOOK STAND; a super simple but ridiculously hip and expertly curated selection of vintage books, zines, journals and more. “BOOK STAND is an online art book shop based in — Continue reading

New! Son of a Sailor Supply

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Modern Holiday Ideas
New! Son of a Sailor Supply

If it looks like we play favorites around here, well, we’re human! Sometimes we do tend to blog about one person or company often, but it’s because they keep making cool things! It’s their fault, really, that we’re blogging about Son of a Sailor again — who you may remember from — Continue reading

Genius DIY: Plywood Tree Card Holder

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Holiday Ideas
Genius DIY: Plywood Tree Card Holder

Just love a deceptively simple DIY idea — and with the holidays both sucking up more money and time than anyone can really spare, to find a holiday DIY project that is both easy to do and affordable is quite the Chrismas miracle! Spotted on the blog Ambrosia Creative, this — Continue reading

Lake|Flato Architects’ Leon Springs Residence

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Lake|Flato Architects’ Leon Springs Residence

San Antonio-based Lake|Flato Architects are a great, modern firm that focuses on creating beautiful spaces, whether for public, commercial or residential use. This 3,600 square-foot LEED Platinum-certified residence is the home of a hip, modern-minded professional couple in Leon Springs, Texas, which is located near San Antonio. The clients had — Continue reading

Ware Jewelry

Categories: Art + Graphics
Ware Jewelry

  Well…. I ALWAYS say wear jewelry!  In fact,  I love jewelry.  I always have.  All kinds of jewelry.   And I have seen a lot of jewelry.  What is most interesting about Ware London is the use of material, the theme of repetition and the combination of design and — Continue reading

Modern Christmas Tree

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Christmas Tree

It’s almost Christmas, which is unbelievable to me! Just yesterday I was basking in the sun while laying by a pool, and now I’m waiting for snow. Crazy. One thing that I’m loving about this holiday season is how people are getting really creative with their Christmas decor. The traditional — Continue reading

Artemide’s Tolomeo Line is 25% Off!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Artemide’s Tolomeo Line is 25% Off!

Artemide’s Tolomeo collection is 25% off on 2Modern! You know…only the most popular, most wonderful, most recognizable lighting line of all time is on sale! Tolomeo is a sleek, no-nonsense line that maximizes and honors function. It’s architectural, it’s wonderful and it’s some of the best money you’ll ever spend. — Continue reading

Pantone’s Color for 2013 is…

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Pantone’s Color for 2013 is…

All the pertinent color masters of the world have been announcing what they think is going to be the color of 2013 — the color that is trendy, that makes it into fashion, interiors and art. The color that represents the mood we’ll all be going into as the new — Continue reading

Inhabit’s New Corrulights Exclusively 15% Off!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Inhabit’s New Corrulights Exclusively 15% Off!

Been looking for the light that’s going to light up your life? Inhabit, a company already known for their clever designs and eco-friendly products, has introduced their new Corrulights — amazingly shapely and sculptural pendant lights that play with light and the shadows light create. Repetitive silhouettes of material surround — Continue reading

Giveaway: Cerno’s Sero LED Table Lamp!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Giveaway: Cerno’s Sero LED Table Lamp!

We have a super special 2sday today: We’re giving away one of Cerno’s Sero LED Table Lamps, designed and manufactured by clever company Cerno, makers of sleek, eco-friendly LED lighting products that don’t look like any LED lighting products you’ve seen before. Sero is a great lamp because it’s totally — Continue reading

Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Snapshots

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Snapshots

This was my first Basel, so I’ll be honest when I say I was fairly overwhelmed, totally under-prepared and completely knocked off my feet…in a good way! You’ll find no thorough examination of all the artists in this blog post — Basel is one huge show full of over 200 — Continue reading