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Daily Archives: February 26, 2013

Work and Play

Categories: Art + Graphics
Work and Play

No one can accuse Charles and Ray Eames of not playing nice. While busying themselves with the business of becoming iconoclasts of American design, they somehow managed to also find the time to invent interactive, imaginative children’s toys like this one, created in 1951, and simply packaged as The Toy. — Continue reading

High & Mighty

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, News + Events + Contests
High & Mighty

2Modern just unveiled a new Pinterest board, and we’re putting some of our favorite Knoll furniture designs on a pedestal. Our Knoll Classics sale has inspired us to revisit the many ways in which people choose to live with Knoll tables, Knoll dining seating, and Knoll lounge seating—and the results, you’ll see, are predictably dazzling. Whether chosen for — Continue reading

Square Route

Categories: Art + Graphics
Square Route

Humble gingham, it’s safe to say, is not what comes to mind when considering the grid paintings of contemporary artists traversing the high-brow world of art galleries. But the Wisconsin-born artist Michelle Grabner has made gingham patterns, “this clichéd vernacular motif,” as she calls it, a recurring theme in her acrylic — Continue reading