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2Modern Design Brief

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2Modern Design Brief

Modern Art moments…all kinds of art make me happy. I have a soft spot in my heart for people who can express their words in this type of medium. Funky, classic, off-beat, simple-I love it ALL! Design Milk featured NY interior designer, Laura Day . This image reminded me of — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

Views from the Modern Side… Imagine this view each day. 'Swedish Dream Home' featured on digsdigs. A harmonious blend of views and architecture-divine… This home by Joel Sanders Architecture in New York tops my list of favorite US residences -E.V.E.R. You really must check the link for this firm to — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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2Modern Design Brief

Brains of designers working hard lately…. Is it me or is there an exciting amount of good design these days? I spotted this on Cool Hunting but you can check out the whole enchilada over at the designer's site, Knife & Saw. You should really just check out the whole — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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2Modern Design Brief

Spectacular finds that simply must be shared… Everything about this space is beyond words. I don't know where to start…This would make an amazing guest house…but it's just so good, I want it as an art studio and my escape place…and that rooftop garden-it's just the perfect 'cherry on top' — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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2Modern Design Brief

Psst…have you heard??? There are some neat online publications that are filling my 'shelter mag void'…   This is an online publication by an interior designer, Kelly LaPlante. To quote her own site, Standard, "Green is a standard, not a Style'…So far so good! Looking forward to more Ms. LaPlante! Thank — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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2Modern Design Brief

Things I am kind of in love with lately…. Unimaginable and unthinkable re-use of material. Read the whole story here on Design Crack.  Architecture that makes me look twice and my eyes pop! Image and info courtesy of Design Scene.  Unexpected use of color. image found on BLTD.  Oversize scale-most — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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2Modern Design Brief

Reclaimed re-uses – modern, clever and refreshed…. duh? right?? It's so logical, simple and modern. image courtesy of mod remod.     Earlier this summer, Dwell mag featured this incredibly cool and curiously tree-house like home. Ever since then, I have been dreaming about the Jakarta domicile and how to re-incarnate — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
2Modern Design Brief

Architectural details…subtle and stunning…  Obsessed with the simplicity and sophistication of the fireplace in this home. Stunning! image courtesy of digsdigs. I have recently been enamored by Moroccan design influences. I can't stop looking at this image found on modGIRL. The color, the narrow cabinets flanking each side of the — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

Nature Inspired trends and visual delights from the design world…. Tree bark, Tree stumps, Tree cross-sections…whatever your name for this trend it's big and getting bigger! This tree inspired rug was spotted on BLTD. A trend that crosses all mediums of design…spotted – Bark inspired footwear! Found on Design Scene. — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

Modern essentials and things that are sure to max out my credit limit. Felt Chairs? I know for sure that the DMV, impromptu board meetings, and awkward Thanksgiving dinners would have been a whole lot better if the chairs were felt. One will not be enough… admired on bltd. I — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

Dreamy Design in a Modern world… This is definitely what they mean by 'died and gone to heaven'! I have always imagined that the afterlife is just like this…image courtesy of Theurel & Thomas. etherial sphere's of light…made by Heath Nash. A 'Tea House' is how this is described…to me — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
2Modern Design Brief

Roundin' up some mention-ables for your viewing pleasure.   Been spotting spectacular swimming vessels in the last few weeks.. Aquatic design is my new favorite obsession…I was wondering what my next one would be… architects: Guz Architects. Link courtesy of Contemporist. Graphics on food packaging has also been sparking my — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel
2Modern Design Brief

Design bliss and other notables… I am a fan of the W chain of hotels. This is not an endorsement of this brand but I say with confidence that I am never disappointed with a visit to these hotels. Their marketing and design team simply match my personal taste in — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
2Modern Design Brief

Knockouts and standouts…I continue to be amazed at the amount of eye candy out there on this here crazy world wide web…   oh la la..yes please… with every (minima)last detail! thank you for that Whorange… I fell in love with this today. I can't really explain why… It's not — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Sustainability
2Modern Design Brief

Places to get lost…vintage stores to covet. When I was little my mom used to drag me around every furniture store she could get her hands on while visiting LA. I recently met a very nice someone who turned me on…to this peaceful pastime once again…Funny how the things my — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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2Modern Design Brief

Fancy fotos of favorite looks right now… I'm less frilly than most…actually, I  lean more towards industrial masculine if you must know…but I think I could really enjoy a space like this in my home. It seems happy and glamourous…and what girl doesn't want to feel that everyday? image courtesy — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

Pop's of color in play…   Clever way to jazz up an odd column. Could be fun in a big office layout…I always find columns such a design challenge…image courtesy of modGirl.  One statement…sometimes that's all you need to accomplish good design…image courtesy of pink wallpaper. nursery done right…not fussy-just — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Sustainability
2Modern Design Brief

Dreamy Design…both architecture and objects…I wish I could spend hours sifting through all the cool content out there. Here is some of favorite posts.  Favorite pool e.v.e.r! Not only does the gradation change of this landscape totally work with this architecture, this pool design is 100% top in my book — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

Visual candy and organic luminaires…spotted treasures from the design world. The Contemporist featured this beautiful light by Sarah Parkes at Smalltown. Beautiful shadows…this could be a spectacular outdoor piece as well.  Organic treasures always fancy my design senses. A departure from the standard 'ideal' I tend to lean towards in — Continue reading

Gus* Modern Essentials SALE on 2Modern!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Gus* Modern Essentials SALE on 2Modern!

We wait all year for this one! Don't miss your chance to save 20% on all Gus* Modern upholstery items!  If you have been eyeing a special sofa, chair or ottoman by this popular brand…it does not get any better than this!