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2Modern’s Pick for Color of the Year…

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2Modern’s Pick for Color of the Year…

Soft and subtle, fresh and clean, beautiful, earthy yet modern and sleek. Our pick for color of the year will sound familiar because it was chosen by another color expert organization late last year, but more importantly, you can find out which color we chose and find 2Modern modern furniture — Continue reading

Iittala’s New Sarjaton Line

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Iittala’s New Sarjaton Line

It’s no surprise that iittala‘s new line of dinnerware and drinkware is amazing because they are, of course, one of the leaders in the world of modern things-you-eat-and-drink-off-of. But they’ve really out done themselves with their new line, named Sarjaton. Earthy, but with their signature sleek modernism, many of the mugs, — Continue reading

Pablo’s Tube Top Pendant

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Pablo’s Tube Top Pendant

Like a sweltering hot summer day, Pablo’s new-to-2Modern Tube Top Pendant leaves enough to the imagination, but it is sultry and makes you feel cool. Available in a number of different sizes to help you find just the right fit, there’s something subtle but illuminating about this wonderful piece of — Continue reading

5 Black Houses

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
5 Black Houses

Because we seem to be on a bit of black kick today (who knows why? We’re in a good mood, we swear! Black is just soooo chic!) we thought we’d continue today’s trend and feature a post with five all black houses. Black’s not normally a color to choose for — Continue reading

GABRIEL SCOTT Blackened Gold Collection

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
GABRIEL SCOTT Blackened Gold Collection

Got a lovely email from the folks behind GABRIEL SCOTT, a Canada-based design team comprised of GABRIEL Kakon and SCOTT Richler: “We are GABRIEL SCOTT. We are furniture designers who’ve recently launched our Blackened-Gold line at this years ICFF in New York with tremendous response. We are now reaching out to — Continue reading

DIY on the Cheap: Simplify & Paint Black

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, DIY + How To
DIY on the Cheap: Simplify & Paint Black

Got a piece of furniture you don’t LOVE? Or an accessory that is almost right but just not quite right? Before you donate it to your local thrift store or try to sell it on Craiglist, why not enact a super simple, potentially Scandinavian-inspired, cheap and easy-to-do makeover? Simplify and — Continue reading

Favorite Pins of the Week Part 2

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Favorite Pins of the Week Part 2

We guess the idea of Valentine’s Day has been slowly seeping into our brains, because we couldn’t help but think about the colors of love — pink, red, purple — in terms of interiors, patterns, art and architecture, and you know what? We spotted a lot. But we also spotted — Continue reading

Favorite Pins of the Week Part 1

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Favorite Pins of the Week Part 1

We guess the idea of Valentine’s Day has been slowly seeping into our brains, because we couldn’t help but think about the colors of love — pink, red, purple — in terms of interiors, patterns, art and architecture, and you know what? We spotted a lot. But we also spotted — Continue reading

How Are We Doing?

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How Are We Doing?

But seriously…how you digging the blog? How do you like shopping on 2Modern? Do you think our Pinterest stream is drab or fab? Are you gonna disown us if we tweet any more? Do our Facebook posts make you yawn? Or conversely, do you think we’re the best thing since — Continue reading

Yay America! Our Made in the US Section

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Yay America! Our Made in the US Section

We’ve revamped our Made in the US section recently and well it’s just a blast to explore. Not only do we round up every one of our brands that feature designs thought of and made in America, but we also explain why we created the section and why you should — Continue reading

Fatboy Second Avenue Collection Only $169!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Fatboy Second Avenue Collection Only $169!

What more can we say?! Fatboy’s fun and versatile Second Avenue Collection is on sale for an astoundingly low $169, down from $299! What savings! And you know what else is great? It’s available in 3 different colors and 2 patterns, so like, there’s totally going to be a color and — Continue reading

New (ish) to 2Modern!

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New (ish) to 2Modern!

Okay so Bover, the amazing, Barcelona, Spain-based lighting company, isn’t brand new to 2Modern, but we’re calling this a relaunch because we have revamped all their offerings with new items, new photos, new info and more. Makers of sleek table lamps, sconces, hanging lights and more, they’re well-priced, well-made and perfect — Continue reading

2Modern-Designed Blossom Rug!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern-Designed Blossom Rug!

Yes you read that right…2Modern designed! Our very own co-founder Jennifer Sitko designed this deliciously dramatic rug, featuring organic, natural shapes mixed with a creamy neutral and some deep, chocolate browns. It was manufactured by the always-high quality Emma at Home. It’s the perfect thing to add to a room — Continue reading

Michael Jantzen’s The House As A Metaphor

Categories: Art + Graphics
Michael Jantzen’s The House As A Metaphor

You might remember artist Michael Jantzen from previous posts on 2Modern, like We Like What They Do: Michael Jantzen, Michael Jantzen’s Interactive Segmented Tables and Michael Jantzen’s Stair Scape Bridge. Well this new post chronicles his recent series of conceptual art sculptures known as “The House As A Metaphor.” In the artist’s — Continue reading

Save on Gus* AND Give Back!

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Save on Gus* AND Give Back!

That’s right folks…everyone’s favorite modern design company, Gus*, is 15% off right now. BUT THAT’S NOT ALL. Buy a great sectional, table, chair or more and 2Modern will make a donation to a local food bank for each purchase. Now that’s the way to start off the new year! So — Continue reading

Jefdesigns’ Sconce, Pendant and Table Lamp!

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Jefdesigns’ Sconce, Pendant and Table Lamp!

Y’all! Jefdesigns is having a closeout sale on three of their gorgeous, wood veneer light fixtures, and with the awesome savings you can buy as many of these stunning wood and metal light fixtures as your space needs. Compact and sleek, their aesthetics are definitely modern and could fit into — Continue reading

DIY: 3-Tiered Modern Plate Planter

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: 3-Tiered Modern Plate Planter

When we first spotted a photo of this project, we thought it’d be very complicated, involved and require a lot of skills and power tools we just don’t have. Weren’t we just delighted to know that’s just not true. Since one modern planter full of succulents is good looking, surely — Continue reading

Don’t Paint a Whole Wall

Categories: DIY + How To
Don’t Paint a Whole Wall

We mean, you want a punch of color, sure. It would seem logical to paint an entire room — or heck — even just an accent wall. But friends, that’s simply not the level of dedication you have to put into a can of paint to successfully infuse a space — Continue reading

You Wanna Have the Best Job Ever?

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You Wanna Have the Best Job Ever?

No lie — 2Modern is an amazing place to work at. Not only do you get to be surrounded day in and day out with good design, great designers and fantastic design lovers, but you also get to be surrounded with kind, interesting, passionate people who all just want to — Continue reading

Modern, Every Day, Vegan: Nikolette Bags

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Modern, Every Day, Vegan: Nikolette Bags

Need a bag? A modern yet casual, sleek but comfy, good-looking and good-quality bag? A messenger bag or perhaps a clutch? Something to carry your make-up, work or iPad in? Nikolette Bags can carry all of your small and medium-sized things, as well as any emotional baggage you may or — Continue reading