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Last Call: Gus* ‘Keep on Giving’ Sale Ends Jan 31st

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Last Call: Gus* ‘Keep on Giving’ Sale Ends Jan 31st

Our month-long ‘Keep on Giving’ sale on modern furniture, lighting and accessories by Gus* is about to be history. The Gus* collection includes well crafted, beautifully proportioned contemporary furniture for the bedroom, dining room, living room, and modern study—each piece distinguished by the graceful profiles and honest materials that highlight the softer side of modernism. A chance to — Continue reading

New Arrival: Corridor Compact Bar from BDI

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New Arrival: Corridor Compact Bar from BDI

Talk about a potent cocktail recipe! The new Corridor Compact Bar from BDI may be just what imbibing modernists have been waiting for. A stylish contemporary freestanding bar doesn’t come around everyday, let alone one with functional efficiency and handsome Mid Century overtones—but the Corridor Compact Bar possesses both, in spades. The latest — Continue reading

Sonneman: A Way of Light

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Sonneman: A Way of Light

Recent 2015 arrivals at 2Modern include the elegant lighting designs of Sonneman. The American modern lighting company, founded by New York-born designer Robert Sonneman, has carved out a niche in the lighting design field distinct for its refined esthetic sensibilities and artful profiles. Noted models include the Atelier Pendant series, a — Continue reading

Kickstarter Alert: Luxafor ‘Do Not Disturb’ Laptop Light

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Modern Decor + Objects
Kickstarter Alert: Luxafor ‘Do Not Disturb’ Laptop Light

The digital world may have given us a new reason to avoid actually talking to our colleagues. Latvian startup company GreyNut is proposing a device specifically made for open offices—where privacy is at a premium and interruptions are a given. Luxafor is a small LED light that attaches to a — Continue reading

2015 Preview: Ginger Lighting Collection by Marset

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
2015 Preview: Ginger Lighting Collection by Marset

Barcelona lighting brand Marset has unveiled a new suite of lighting designs that take their inspiration from rock music. The elegant Ginger collection is a disc-based series that pays homage to drummer Ginger Baker, one of the members of legendary 1960′s band, Cream. Designed by Spanish designer Joan Gaspar, the Ginger collection is — Continue reading

Light Bulb & Lamp Shade Hybrid by Renaud Defrancesco

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Light Bulb & Lamp Shade Hybrid by Renaud Defrancesco

The evolution of the contemporary lightbulb continues with Swiss designer Renaud Defrancesco’s invention of a LED light bulb and lamp shade hybrid. Much like the decorative light bulb range from Plumen, Defrancesco’s LMP series—prototypes that were part of his industrial design graduation project at Lausanne’s École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne (ECAL)—turns the light bulb itself into — Continue reading

Gus* New Year’s Sale: Save 15% January 1-31

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Gus* New Year’s Sale: Save 15% January 1-31

We’re kicking off the year in style with a month-long sale on modern furniture, lighting and accessories by Gus*. A company which has distinguished itself with a range of accessibly priced modern furnishings, Gus* boasts furniture marked by elegant profiles and beautiful proportions which reflect a love of simple forms and — Continue reading

Brand New at 2Modern: Modern Lighting by Tom Dixon

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Brand New at 2Modern: Modern Lighting by Tom Dixon

Talk about a sparkling way to end the year! 2Modern is thrilled to welcome Tom Dixon to our range of modern designer lighting. This British brand, established in 2002, has consistently set itself apart with a range of distinctive designs that feature elegant geometric forms, unique materials and state-of-the-art technology. Contemporary floor — Continue reading

12 Days of 2Modern Giving: Win the MODLOFT Hester Ottoman!

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
12 Days of 2Modern Giving: Win the MODLOFT Hester Ottoman!

Our 12 Days of 2Modern Giving sweepstakes continues with the second of our 4 giveaways: the MODLOFT Hester Ottoman! This generously sized and versatile piece of modern furniture can be used as seating, coffee table, or footrest. Solid wood construction, clean lines, and graphic houndstooth fabric make Hester a brilliant addition — Continue reading

Offi Sale: Save 15% through December 31st

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Kids + Baby
Offi Sale: Save 15% through December 31st

Simple, practice and well-priced, Offi’s modern furniture, lighting, and accessories are a timely choice during this holiday season. Graceful designs—modern desks, storage pieces, seating, and enchanting contemporary lighting for children—are the Offi trademark of inventive products realized in molded plywood and polyethylene. Now, through December 31st, save a substantial 15% on our entire Offi collection. Holiday shopping just — Continue reading

12 Days of 2Modern Giving: 12 Days, 4 Prizes to Win!

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
12 Days of 2Modern Giving: 12 Days, 4 Prizes to Win!

2Modern is in a giving mood. Beginning today, we’re giving away 4 major prizes spanning a period of 12 days, with plenty of chances for design lovers to enter and win. Our 12 Days of 2Modern Giving sweepstakes features 4 sets of products by stellar designer brands— Judy Ross Textiles, Modloft, Parvez — Continue reading

B&B Italia Launches Pint-Sized UPJ Chair

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Kids + Baby
B&B Italia Launches Pint-Sized UPJ Chair

Indulged tots have another item to add to their wish lists—or their parents do, anyway. B&B Italia has launched a diminutive version of a chair designed by Gaetano Pesce back in 1969, and given the playful (and maternal) nature of Pesce’s design, the real surprise is that it took this long — Continue reading

Modern Design Ideas: 2Modern Gift Guide

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Design Ideas: 2Modern Gift Guide

Modern design enthusiasts are a notoriously finicky lot, highly opinionated about everything from the ideal height of a contemporary stool to the perfect size for a modern water carafe. Luckily, our Modern Gift Guide will help alleviate the frustration of finding something for that particular someone with discerning tastes. Chock-full of modern gift ideas for family, friends, or — Continue reading

Artemide Releases Limited Edition Red Eclisse

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Artemide Releases Limited Edition Red Eclisse

Italian lighting brand Artemide has launched a limited edition color for its famous Eclisse Table Lamp—a juicy and very festive red—just in time to dovetail with the holiday shopping season. Vico Magistretti’s 1967 creation—an ingenious lacquered steel concoction of circular shapes, featuring a rotating shade that produces an eclipse-like graduated light source—is a full-fledged design icon that’s part of the Museum — Continue reading

Brand New at 2Modern: Lighting by Moooi

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Brand New at 2Modern: Lighting by Moooi

New to the 2modern brand family are the brilliant modern lighting designs by the Dutch design collective, Moooi, which has, over the last decade, distinguished itself with a range of illuminating suspension and floor lamps of singular beauty. Foremost among them are the bestselling Random collection, ethereal fiberglass globes, already on their way to — Continue reading

Lounge of Layers Seating From Droog

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Lounge of Layers Seating From Droog

Stockholm-based designer Katrin Greiling has created a sofa design for Droog that means to be a feast for the eyes—literally. Called Lounge of Layers, Greilling’s design creates a sandwich from four layers of foam, each upholstered in a different color and stitched together, creating a densely cushioned seat that rests on an identically-sized wooden base. Designed to make a — Continue reading

MAGIS Holiday Sale: Save 15% Nov 24 – Dec 15

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
MAGIS Holiday Sale: Save 15% Nov 24 – Dec 15

Just in time for the holidays comes our MAGIS sale, offering a range of inventive modern furniture designs that make ideal gifts for the contemporary design enthusiast. Choose from the best sellers featured above: the sculptural Stool One, with a striking geometric form that delivers an equally comfortable sitting experience, and the playful — Continue reading

Artful Seats: Cheryl Ekstrom’s Steely Modern Chairs

Categories: Art + Graphics, Furniture + Lighting
Artful Seats: Cheryl Ekstrom’s Steely Modern Chairs

Metallics may be an industrial design trend, but artist Cheryl Ekstrom has something quite a bit more permanent in mind. With the Los Angeles-based artist’s startlingly realistic sculpture series, Stable Inhabitants of a Changing World, Ekstrom has taken some of the most recognizable and exalted forms in Mid-Century modern furniture—Charles and Ray Eames’ Lounge Chair, — Continue reading

Munkegaard Chair by Arne Jacobsen is Reintroduced

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Munkegaard Chair by Arne Jacobsen is Reintroduced

Danish manufacturer Howe is wisely capitalizing on the success of its reintroduction of Arne Jacobsen’s Tongue Chair last year by relaunching another Jacobsen design: the Munkegaard chair, also known (more memorably) as the Mosquito chair. Originally introduced in 1955, and designed for the classrooms of the Munkegaard school, north of Copenhagen, Jacobsen’s design bears an — Continue reading

Tokyo Designers Week: Joint Installation by Vitra and Artek

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Furniture + Lighting
Tokyo Designers Week: Joint Installation by Vitra and Artek

The recently concluded Tokyo Designers Week was an occasion for Artek and Vitra to present their first joint installation since Vitra’s acquisition of the Finnish brand in 2013. Taking over the Light Box Studio exhibition space in Tokyo’s Aoyama neighborhood, the suite of installations merged the most iconic modern furniture, lighting, and decorative pieces—including Artek’s Stool 60 — Continue reading