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Author: Anand Gahlot

Edible Poster

Categories: Art + Graphics, DIY + How To
Edible Poster

In my ongoing search for projects that bring type to the next level… I came across Anna Garforth. Anna has a strong background in design and illustration and is known to take things to the next level. Her nifty fingers work moss into beautiful lettering, cookie dough into edible posters and rubbish into — Continue reading

Any Bag Camera Bag

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, Uncategorized
Any Bag Camera Bag

I’ve had a DSLR for over 6 years now and my collection of photos does not reflect that fact. I’m either too lazy to cary my big, hunky camera bag around or scared to put in my man purse (murse) unsheathed. But now, with the Any Bag Camera Bag Insert, — Continue reading

Bias of Thought

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Bias of Thought

This weeks “nose bleed” of amazement is brought to us by John Leung with the help of ClarkeHopkinsClarke. The have translated a 2D drawings of optically challenging form into 3D form that appears to be in isometric perspective. The result is a bookshelf entitles “bias of thought.” “translated from 2D — Continue reading

A-1 Scrabble

Categories: Art + Graphics
A-1 Scrabble

I saw this yesterday and after I wiped the drool off of myself I was struck by 3 thoughts. First, “Holy hell ,why didn’t I think of a typography-based scrabble design.”  The second, “Holy hell, I wish I was a student again.” Finally, I thought, “Holy hell, I say holy — Continue reading

State Calendar

Categories: Art + Graphics
State Calendar

Just found this amazing 2011 State Calendar over at There There. It is beautifully printed and showcases all of our favorite US states. The calendar is screen printed poster with a limited run of 100. It is printed on 140# cover French Paper. Individually numbered. You can grab them here.

How To Project

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
How To Project

Mike Arnold’s “How-To Project” is a mist have for any art print collector or fan. Or if you just like to have instructions to things delivered to you in a clever and well designed print. The How To Project is a learning project with aim of providing basic knowledge in — Continue reading

2K11 Calendars

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
2K11 Calendars

I would love to see a Venn diagram of 2modern users that love Helvetica and own an iPhone/Mac! I’m going to go ahead an guess the intersection of the 3 sets in that diagram is going to be huge. With that said, I present the 2K11 Calendar by David Vineïs. — Continue reading

Tape Lamp

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Tape Lamp

Last week I came across the Tape Lamp and was instantly intrigued by it. The lamp is minimal, simple, beautifully crafted and uses cassette tapes. Tapes were such a big part of our youth!  I know the newer generations have only seen tapes in movies and heard of them in — Continue reading

Anatomy of a Workday.

Categories: Art + Graphics
Anatomy of a Workday.

Awesome graphic by Foca Design, using icons to illustrate a typical day. It’s scary how close it is to my normal workday. (Maybe a few Google Reader icons might be needed in the start of the day). Check out the rest of Foca Design’s flickr stream.

Alba Me Clock

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Alba Me Clock

Monday morning I was betrayed by my alarm clock (iPhone). While trying to come up with a new solution I discovered the new and improved Alba Me clock by the folks over at Furni. I’m going to go ahead and say it – this might be the world’s PERFECT alarm — Continue reading

Good Design

Categories: Art + Graphics
Good Design

This past week has been a nightmare at work. All of those horror stories about poopy clients that my professors used to tell me in college are coming true! The only relief I have is to scour the internets for design that is successful and beautiful to makes sure all — Continue reading

BudTrap

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
BudTrap

I admit it, I’m one of those people that always has their ear buds with them. As a result, I’m always hanging them off door knobs and draping them over furniture in hopes of avoiding any future untangling exercises. So when I stumbled across BudTraps I was instantly drawn in — Continue reading

What we care about?!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
What we care about?!

Happy Election Day! I hope all of you have gone out and voted today. I have an awesome Election Day infographic for you guys from Good! “Every election cycle has its own issue; what Americans care about is constantly changing. Every January, the Pew Center for the People and the — Continue reading

Stanley Chow vs. Mad Men

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Stanley Chow vs. Mad Men

I’m sure it’s no surprise that I am a huge Mad Men fan and I’m sure that 99.9% of the people who come to 2modern’s design blog are too. We’re all a little confused, upset and unsure of what happened at the end of Season 4. I’m not sure I — Continue reading

Paige Russell Vintage

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Paige Russell Vintage

In June of 2007, I introduced you guys to an awesome cermacist by the name of Paige Russell. Paige gave 2modern an exclusive interview about her work, process and inspirations (check out the Paige Russell interview here).  Recently, Paige was chosen by Fossil as one of their 4 artists to — Continue reading

Combine Collective

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Combine Collective

Awesome new trays by Combine Collective for your Mac peripherals. "Our keyboard trays are designed to combine the various Mac wireless interfaces into one clean unit. We offer three variations which work with the full suite, or partial combos of that. Every aspect of the tray‚Äôs design and production is — Continue reading

Proximity Posters

Categories: Uncategorized
Proximity Posters

If only all job postings were this inviting and beautiful! I know it's a bold statement, but… BEST. JOB ADS. EVER. Designed by Allan Peters. via

DBA Pen

Categories: Uncategorized

There are 2 reasons why I had to share this with you guys. The first, because the DBA pen is the first 98% biodegradable pen in the world. The body is composed of bio-plastic, the ink reservoir from biodegradable fiber, and the ink itself is ACMI certified non-toxic. The second reason is — Continue reading

Evergreen Solar

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability

Here is an awesome info-animations by Legwork Studio for Evergreen Solar. Super clean, simple and very effective. I think the transitions are amazing – but they are so well done that you need to go back for a second look to see how seamlessly they merged the graphics throughout the — Continue reading

The 7 Commandments

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
The 7 Commandments

The 7 commandments from the Design Bible. I am going to put this in my office and hand this out to all current and potential clients. You can buy this wall graphic, along with several other amazing designs, at Harmonie-intérieure