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Knoll Outdoor Sale: 15% Off + Free White Glove Delivery April 17-28

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, News + Events + Contests
Knoll Outdoor Sale: 15% Off + Free White Glove Delivery April 17-28

Our Knoll Outdoor Sale has arrived just in time for the sunny season ahead. Save 15% on all modern outdoor furniture by Knoll—including Mid-Century modern design classics by Harry Bertoia and Eero Saarinen, and more recent contemporary outdoor seating, like the lightweight Olivares and Skeleton outdoor chairs—innovative in both visual and material application. Free white glove delivery is — Continue reading

Milan 2015: IO Modern Wall Lamp by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Fontana Arte

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Milan 2015: IO Modern Wall Lamp by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Fontana Arte

Salone del Mobile Milano, a highlight of the design year, is underway in Italy, and modern lighting brand Fontana Arte has unveiled an exquisite new wall fixture made in collaboration with Swedish design practice Claesso Koivisto Rune. Named for one of Jupitor’s moons, IO features an appropriately moon-shaped aluminum disc that curves in towards — Continue reading

Kartell Outdoor Sale: Save 15% April 16 – 27

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Kartell Outdoor Sale: Save 15% April 16 – 27

Light and airy is a fitting description of summertime living—and of Kartell, a company that knows something about light and lighthearted modern design. Our Kartell Outdoor Sale features a weighty 15% reduction on all modern outdoor furnishings by Kartell, including its innovative range of lightweight contemporary chairs, tables, sofas, and modern accents. Effortlessly segueing from — Continue reading

Drops: Modern Wallpaper From Sissy + Marley

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Drops: Modern Wallpaper From Sissy + Marley

Children’s interior design company Sissy + Marley have introduced a new modern wallpaper motif for spring, and it’s predictably captivating. Best known for their whimsical, tastefully understated kids’ rooms, Sissy + Marley’s Drops wallpaper pattern is both graphically simple and visually engaging, employing a repeat pattern of bold raindrop-shaped icons in signature monochromes. Enchanting and contemporary, the Drops wallpaper — Continue reading

New 2Modern Brand: Loll Eco-Friendly Modern Outdoor Furnishings

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New 2Modern Brand: Loll Eco-Friendly Modern Outdoor Furnishings

New to our modern outdoor offerings this season are the eco-friendly furnishings of Loll Designs, the Minnesota-based studio that has made repurposed materials its stock and trade. Founded by a team of skateboard park designers, Loll’s modern outdoor chairs, tables, storage pieces and accents are mindfully crafted from recycled plastics—whether leftover materials — Continue reading

Magisso Cool-ID Tumbler Wins 2015 Red Dot Award

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Magisso Cool-ID Tumbler Wins 2015 Red Dot Award

It may be a little early in the year to think about cooling off, but the Cool-ID Tumbler by Finnish brand Magisso will come in mighty handy during the dog days of summer. Just awarded a 2015 Red Dot Design Award, the self-cooling tumbler, a creation of British tableware designer Simon Stevens, has been given — Continue reading

New Arrivals: Ultra Slim LED Lamps by Koncept

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New Arrivals: Ultra Slim LED Lamps by Koncept

These impossibly slender LED lamps are the brainchild of designers Peter, Kenneth and Edmund Ng, founders of Koncept, a contemporary lighting design brand created in 2002. Melding the less-is-more tenets of minimalism with 21st Century technology, the Koncept range of exceedingly reductive modern designs—beginning with the award-winning Z-Bar collection of linear table and floor lamps—has — Continue reading

Sonia Rykiel Shop Celebrates Paris’ Literary Past

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends
Sonia Rykiel Shop Celebrates Paris’ Literary Past

Fashion designer Sonia Rykiel has opened her first shop in Paris, and it’s no exaggeration to say that it’s…bookish. 50,000 books, to be exact—are on hand to command the viewer’s attention (and, yes, to read) in the sprawling, two-story space, which could very well be a glamorous library for well-heeled (or well-read) Parisiennes in search of a midday respite. — Continue reading

New Arrivals: French Outdoor Furniture by Fermob

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New Arrivals: French Outdoor Furniture by Fermob

Modern outdoor furniture at its European best is the Fermob collection of metal furniture, exemplified by the classic French bistro table and chairs. As the owner of the original 19th Century patent for the timeless folding chair ubiquitous in Parisian cafes, Fermob has combined traditional metalworking techniques with 21st Century technology to preside over — Continue reading

Princeton Architectural Press Issues Ed Ruscha ‘Noise’ Notebook

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Princeton Architectural Press Issues Ed Ruscha ‘Noise’ Notebook

Princeton Architectural Press has issued a journal sure to make both obsessive note-takers and modern art lovers happy. We’re not sure who originally conceived of this compact, ruled notebook bearing a reproduction of Noise—artist Ed Ruscha’s 1963 oil painting of that single word—on its cover, but it’s an inspired change from all those monochromatic, image-free Moleskine — Continue reading

Save 20% on iittala Modern Tabletop Accents

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Save 20% on iittala Modern Tabletop Accents

There may be no better way to welcome spring and the entertaining season than with a collection of modern glassware and tabletop items from iittala, the venerable Finnish glass manufacturer that’s been in business for more than 100 years. Not that you’d know it from their exquisite range of timeless contemporary vases and bowls, — Continue reading

Ora Teapot by Paul Loebach

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Ora Teapot by Paul Loebach

Handles are so yesterday, don’t you think? Paul Loebach certainly does. The New York-based designer has created a contemporary teapot that does away with superflous details—like a handle—in favor of a container made entirely of double-wall glass. The particular properties of the Ora Teapot’s twin borosilicate glass walls—the same utilitarian glass from — Continue reading

Artful Contemporary Interior for Manhattan’s Apparatus Studio

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Furniture + Lighting
Artful Contemporary Interior for Manhattan’s Apparatus Studio

We wouldn’t blame Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson, founders of the Manhattan design studio Apparatus, for never wanting to leave work. When a working environment is this inspiring—and inspired—why bother going home? Anderson and Hendifar, who beguiled us at last year’s ICFF with their Cloud Chandeliers, conduct business out of a space they — Continue reading

Vondom Modern Furniture Lights Up Australia’s Matisse Beach Club

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Furniture + Lighting
Vondom Modern Furniture Lights Up Australia’s Matisse Beach Club

Western Australia’s Matisse Beach Club, resplendent in striking modern outdoor furniture by Vondom, is racking up 2015 design awards. Located in the Perth suburb of Scarborough, the club’s design was overseen by Oldfield Knott Architects, whose sharply angled architectural elements and Miami-esque color scheme were conveniently aided by a dazzling selection of futuristic, faceted contemporary furnishings from the Vondom Faz and Vertex collections. Featuring a suite — Continue reading

New at 2Modern: Mid Century Furniture & Lighting by Modernica

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New at 2Modern: Mid Century Furniture & Lighting by Modernica

Clean forms, superior quality, and accessibility define the products of Modernica, the Los Angeles based design studio founded 25 years ago. Modernica’s modern design products—its Mid Century informed Case Study furniture and its exclusive collection of George Nelson Bubble Lamps—beautifully illustrates its belief in the time-honored principles of the Modernist movement. 2Modern is — Continue reading

Fine Lines: Wireflow Lighting Collection by VIBIA

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Fine  Lines:  Wireflow Lighting Collection by VIBIA

The Wireflow collection of modern pendant lights by VIBIA has just arrived at 2Modern. This award-winning collection of contemporary hanging lamps, created for VIBIA by Israeli designer Arik Levy, is distinct for its stunning linear geometry, a series of highly elegant compositions of thin metal rods and clusters of luminous LED lights that appear as — Continue reading

‘Big City Rome’ Public Art Project by Street Artists

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
‘Big City Rome’ Public Art Project by Street Artists

As if we need another reason to wish we were in Rome, this transformative mural by the Italian street artist Jerico may be added to the list. Part of a recent public art project known as Big City Rome, the mural is one of 20 in the city’s district of Tor — Continue reading

Modern Lighting Sale: Save 15% on Tom Dixon & Louis Poulsen Lamps

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Modern Lighting Sale: Save 15% on Tom Dixon &  Louis Poulsen Lamps

Our month-long Spring Modern Lighting Sale is winding down, and so is the chance to save on our stellar collection of lamps from the most respected brands on the contemporary lighting landscape. Through March 31st only, save 15% on dazzling metallic lamps by Britain’s Tom Dixon, the hottest designer on the current cultural scene, and Denmark’s — Continue reading

Matthias Jung’s Surreal Houses

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Matthias Jung’s Surreal Houses

Collage and Surrealism collide imaginatively in Matthias Jung‘s fantastical architectural compositions. The German graphic designer constructs detailed contemporary artworks from photographs of houses and buildings, cutting and piecing together disparate elements into elaborate edifices that could only exist in Jung’s mind. Placed in desolate fields and barren landscapes, Jung’s highly ornamental houses—which soar skyward or ramble on, appear ready — Continue reading

LED Buster Bulb from Buster + Punch

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
LED Buster Bulb from Buster + Punch

British design label Buster + Punch have introduced what they claim is ‘the world’s first designer LED bulb.’ Buster Bulb, which bears a passing resemblance to the Plumen 002 Light Bulb, makes use of a patented resin element through which LEDs project ambient and focused light simultaneously, producing the much-desired glow of an old-fashioned incandescent — Continue reading