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Daily Archives: July 30, 2013

Gold Standard For Barware

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Gold Standard For Barware

Further confirmation that gold is providing the finishing touch to many a contemporary product (see Stelton, Oji Masanori, and Winsome Brave) is this decidedly luxurious bottle opener by New Zealand design studio Douglas and Bec. Not content with merely approximating a golden glow with brass, Douglas and Bec have plated — Continue reading

Orla Kiely’s Remodeled London House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Orla Kiely’s Remodeled London House

This warm and lovely London home belongs to the Irish textile and product designer Orla Kiely, whose fondness for classic Modernism is reflected in the abundance of wood surfaces, low-profile furnishings, and lively mixture of colors and prints. Not surprisingly, the infusion of 20th Century details in the refurbished Victorian — Continue reading

A Backpack for True Modernists

Categories: Fashion + Trends
A Backpack for True Modernists

We like an arty gimmick, and L.A. backpack maker Harper Ave has one. Founded by architectural student Briana Anter, Harper Ave has a signature backpack design that’s meant to look fashionable with either casual or dressy attire.  “Simple, sleek, and always appropriate, we crafted a bag that will accompany you — Continue reading

2Modern’s David Trubridge Giveaway!

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Sustainability
2Modern’s David Trubridge Giveaway!

In some measure, David Trubridge’s personal story—boat designer, self-taught wood worker, adventurer, environmentalist, toast of the design world—is evident in his signature lighting designs. Inspired by the natural world, referencing indigenous cultures, with a carbon footprint as light as their ethereal forms, Trubridge’s hanging lamps are both instantly recognizable and — Continue reading