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Daily Archives: March 6, 2013

Tradition with a Modern Spin

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Modern Decor + Objects
Tradition with a Modern Spin

Another discovery at the recent Palm Springs Modern Living Expo was the great collection of handmade furniture and lighting by whyrHymer, the Los Angeles-based company founded by Louisiana native Brandon Morrison. Morrison, whose first love was acting, began his career as a furniture maker while working as a handyman at — Continue reading

Local Color

Categories: Art + Graphics
Local Color

For 16 years, the photographer Graeme Williams has been documenting the homes of South Africa’s most impoverished citizens—those for whom the end of apartheid didn’t lead to an improvement in personal fortunes—and the result is the photographic essay, Painting Over the Present. The most startling thing about these photos is — Continue reading

Most Wanted

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Most Wanted

Are you a design-loving team player who prefers working in pajamas? Does a growing company that appreciates both dedication and work/life balance sound like your cup of tea? Then, you’re in luck! 2Modern is looking for a dynamic E-commerce Production Artist to join our stellar team. Click here to see — Continue reading

Hair Polish

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Hair Polish

“Like a classic wristwatch or elegant cufflinks, we believe a fine comb is one of the essential elements of a gentleman’s style…we aim to create combs which reflect an enduring style and permanence.” Pretty lofty stuff for the makers of combs. But the Chicago Comb Company is doing its bit — Continue reading

Light Source

Categories: Art + Graphics
Light Source

San Francisco’s Bay Bridge—which has long played ugly sister to the Golden Gate Bridge’s Cinderella—got a glamorous makeover for its 75th birthday last night, thanks to the New York-based light artist, Leo Villareal.  The Bay Lights, said to be the largest privately-funded art project in the world (it cost $8 — Continue reading