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Daily Archives: May 13, 2013

Frieze Frames

Categories: Art + Graphics
Frieze Frames

2Modern spent a couple of days at the Frieze Art Fair this past weekend, and, yes, it looked good! On a sunny, breezy Manhattan day, we hopped a ferry to Randall’s Island, and within minutes were under a massive white tent that housed the jaw-dropping offerings of more than 180 — Continue reading

Wow Factor

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Wow Factor

Kakkoii means cool or awesome in Japanese, we’re told, and if so, we’ll concede that a wireless speaker with a big sound that happens to be shaped like a megaphone is indeed a pretty cool (and maybe even awesome) idea. London-based design studio Kakkoii obviously thinks so, too, since they’ve named — Continue reading

Toy Story

Categories: Kids + Baby, Sustainability
Toy Story

These adorably imperfect dolls are patterned after drawings made by first, second and third grade children in Sri Lanka, part of a social design initiative called Me and My Doll, spearheaded by German designer Alexa Alexa Lixfeld. The dolls are hand made by women employed by The Selyn Socioeconomic Development Foundation, — Continue reading