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Floris Hovers

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Floris Hovers

Dutch designer Floris Hovers graduated in 2004 from the design Academy in Eindhoven he was born in a little of Raamsdonksveer, where he still works and lives. After a basic education in construction and one in promotion and marketing he went to the Design Academy Eindhoven where he graduated in — Continue reading

Kathleen Hills

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Kathleen Hills

As a Dutch person living abroad it was much fun to see and read all the recent posts about Dutch architecture in our cities on 2Modern lately, but I thought I should show you some work by a very talented English designer. Her name is Kathleen Hills and she graduated — Continue reading

Forest Series

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Forest Series

A couple of years ago Dutch designer Johannes Gille became the proud owner of a very old Austrian farmers chair. He showed the chair to another very talented Dutch designer Jos Kranen, who immediately understood Johannes’s love and admiration for the chair and together they decided to transform the characteristics — Continue reading

Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz

Categories: Art + Graphics
Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz

I never thought I would love to have a Snow Globe in my house but after seeing these incredible pieces I changed my mind! Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz create these art pieces or should I say sculptures…Each of these Snow Globes tell us a snowy tale that is later — Continue reading

The Garden Collection

Categories: Sustainability
The Garden Collection

Modern wall graphics needn’t be limited to the indoors. Deborah Sommers designs and produces these original art textiles for your garden from her studio in Paris where she has been living for the past 14 years. The beautiful wall posters will add color to a shady wall, provide a focal — Continue reading

Lizzie Allen

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Lizzie Allen

At 100%Design London Lizzie Allen showed her beautiful new wallpapers called the ‘London Collection’. Changing Guards depicts a whimsical scene of The Royal Guards marching by Her Majesty’s palace wearing the distinctive red and black uniform and busby hats. And City Gents is a charming take on busy London working — Continue reading

Courtney Skott

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Courtney Skott

Courtney Skott grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and is a graduate from the Wood/Furniture program at the California College of the Arts. Courtney draws from diverse sources of inspiration such as industrial processes, antique forms, traditional textiles and new technology to create multi-layered, conceptual work that is beautiful and ornamental — Continue reading

Buro Vormkrijgers

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Buro Vormkrijgers

Due to a flu I wasn’t able to write a post last week, but feeling much better now and I’m happy to show you the work by Dutch design studio Buro Vormkrijgers. Buro Vormkrijgers is an innovative Dutch design studio, founded by: Sander Mulder and Dave Keune. Their Philosophy is — Continue reading

Mike and Maaike

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Mike and Maaike

These beautiful ‘Stolen Jewels’ are made out of printed and scored leather and designed by couple Mike&Maaike. Mike Simonian is originally from Los Angeles; Maaike Evers was born and raised in the Netherlands. Together they experiment on subjects that they find challenging, surprising and useful. For the ‘Stolen Jewels’ they — Continue reading

Patricia Weusten

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Patricia Weusten

Patricia Weusten just graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven, she specializes in industrial design. Patricia’s designs are meant to be simple in use, shape and color as well as low-tech and playful. Ances Tree is a great way to keep track of your ancestors and very stylish too. With Ances — Continue reading

Mrs.Me

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Mrs.Me

Without being too modest…you probably know about the Dutch and their reputation when it comes to design… I guess we’re sort of proud of it… but there is always room for improvement… for instance we are not so famous when it comes down to textiles and linen… in those areas — Continue reading

Silk Bubbles

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Silk Bubbles

Margo Selby designed these luxurious cushions with such great eye for detail and quality. Margo started her own business some years ago after having spent many years working as a textile designer. She initially launched her own label in 2003 and not without success! The use of special colors together — Continue reading

Scholten&Baijings

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Scholten&Baijings

When I was a student I always threw blankets over my couch to cover the ugly patterns from the second hand sofa my grandfather had given me for budget reasons. In an attempt to give it some grandeur we called it a ‘Grand foulard’. But these magnificent Colour Plaids by — Continue reading

ZO design studio

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
ZO design studio

This is my (Irene) first post on 2Modern…I am really excited about it…of course I would like to thank Greg Finney for inviting me! Every Friday I will do my best to show you some original designs from my home country the Netherlands. As I am currently living in Kuala — Continue reading