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2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
2Modern Design Brief

Architectural Turn-On's…. Dear Cliff House, please invite me to gander at your beauty and spend my evenings in your pool. I promise to be a lovely guest and not overstay my welcome…courtesy of Contemporist. Vatsu House, spotted on Contemporist. Amazing hardscape. Love the Mondrian-like concrete detail alongside the pool.  Opposite — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

Art installations and exhibits around the world. Makes me wish my pockets were stuffed with endless c-notes to travel the globe and visit them all…. It's no secret that I am a huge fan of anything black and white. Clearly so is Zaha Hadid . This Galerie in Zurich is running an — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
2Modern Design Brief

My new favorite obsession is skylines..I love to see how the light throughout the day changes shadows and highlights details of Architecture. Here are some of my favorite skylines that don't get a whole lot of mention…   Vancouver, Canada Milano, Italy Dubai-Everything is so NEW and modern! Stockholm, Sweeden    — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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

Neat art installation at Tokyo Designers Week. Courtesy of Dezeen blog. Living at the beach, an outdoor shower is a MUST! I have yet to replace the greatest outdoor shower at my old place..I think I just found the perfect idea…LOVE this re-use idea on WillandJane.com I am pretty sure they — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
2Modern Design Brief

Having an Architecture kind of day…here are some of the most beautiful structures being posted around the design web these days…   by Studio 804…courtesy of reDesign.   Sometimes it's hard to appreciate the real beauty of architecture from the inside…a birds eye view is always nice! This is the — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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

I am recycling some good content regarding reclaimed products… Amazing reuses!   Good one from Better Living Through Design. This home, plentiful with repurposed pieces, has views of the pacific ocean. Tucked away in the Santa Cruz mountains…happens to be in my dream location too…found on Design Milk.   This — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

I enjoy so many of the clever names that people choose for their blogs. Some are to the point and others often don't really work for me.   Today I am briefing you from blogs that I read daily and…find the name amusing each time I open it.   Cribcandy…one — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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

Good design does not get lost in translation…   I think I have mentioned this site before…It's a favorite of mine~reDesign…The greatest affirmation?…you don't need to read the language of this blog, the visual experience is great in itself! Of course they are always helpful to offer a link…from there, — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends
2Modern Design Brief

A few finds found for your viewing pleasure!   FINALLY…my design prayers have been answered. I have been waiting for see-through switch plates! Thank you Design Milk for presenting these and making my Friday! Well this is just straight up neat! I find myself constantly attracted to honeycomb inspired design-This — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

Simple ideas turned into good design. Functional and unique is the name of the game. Sprinkle that with a few, 'why didn't I think of that' or 'how come no one has come up with this yet'…this is a collection of good clean design.   A great way to store — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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

Many great design inspirations out in the world of design these days!   I don't normally post fashion…but the jewelry by Maranon is so modern and architectural, it seemed fitting for a Friday. I spotted these on one of my favorite blogs, coco+kelly. This blog is features all things pretty — Continue reading

2sday’s Giveaway on 2Modern’s Facebook Page!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2sday’s Giveaway on 2Modern’s Facebook Page!

2sday's are 'giveaway' day on 2Modern's Facebook page. Have you checked it out lately? Post a comment under the prize each 2sday and you may win! Winners are drawn randomly and announced on Wednesday. …pass it on!

2Modern Design Brief

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

Modern habitats for all species. Love to see the neat ways critters can stay hip… Dog House design just went to the next level. German designers, Best Friend's Home. Featured on Design Milk.   Not sure how modern this one is but I love anything cheeky and since I was — Continue reading

2Modern’s Sweepstakes Winners Are Announced!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2Modern’s Sweepstakes Winners Are Announced!

The winners of this months sweepstakes on 2Modern have been announced! We are excited to award all three of these great prizes! GRAND PRIZE: a Modern Office by MASH Studios to: Marne Maykowsky. SECOND PRIZE: limited edition art by Parvez Taj to: Bob Ganser. THIRD PRIZE: a Koko floor mat to: Jennifer Hagler. A GIGANTIC thank you — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

Last week I had a mysterious black cloud hovering over me wherever I went…among many strange and out out character things, I left my cel phone in a cab in NYC… I have been having image envy from all those who took lovely pictures at ICFF and actually get to — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

Last week was a whirlwind which included an array of strange occurrences. Most enjoyable of all the week's events was a trip to the ICFF while in NY. A recurring theme with many new products was 'shiny, blingy, reflective and acrylic…often these were paired with organic use of materials.   — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends
2Modern Design Brief

The 'Stencil Stamping' trend continues. I invented this term myself so it's not official, just a trend I have noticed.    I found this image as I was browsing PadStyle. A really good example of 'Stencil Stamping'…I love this piece. What I love about this trend is that it's completely — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

Some good finds found…   This lovely luminaire was featured on Cribcandy. Still seeing Milan introductions popping up on Design blogs…yes, there was that much good stuff.   Creative felt uses is one of my new favorite trends. Design*Sponge has begun their review of bklyn designs. You will want to — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

I caught myself walking around with a smile on my face today…and then I realized…I love warm weather…it makes me smile so much. Warm weather also means lots of activities and fun things to do… Here are some Modern themed field trips that you can take and relish in the — Continue reading

2sday’s Giveaway’s on 2Modern!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2sday’s Giveaway’s on 2Modern!

Great give away this week from 2Modern! A spring inspired pillow by Unison.   To Enter: 1. Become a Facebook Fan! Click the 'LIKE' button on our Facebook wall. 2. On Tuesday, write a comment under the prize when it appears on our Facebook Wall. Prizes will be awarded randomly. — Continue reading