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Manulution Sale: Save 25% on Select Designs

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Sustainability
Manulution Sale: Save 25% on Select Designs

A wood carving tradition that dates back to the 19th Century and the Bosnian town of Konjic is still practiced by Manulution, a modern furniture company that pays homage to a Balkan craft perfected over the course of four generations. Manulution’s sustainably sourced European hardwoods find expression in simple forms — Continue reading

Knoll Office Sale: Save 15% on Chairs, Tables, Desks

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Knoll Office Sale: Save 15% on Chairs, Tables, Desks

Knoll champions classic modernism through groundbreaking collaborations with the world’s most celebrated architects and designers. From 50-year old icons to 21st Century award winners, Knoll task chairs, desks, conference tables and office storage pieces help extend that iconic look to the work environment. Shop the Knoll Office Sale through July — Continue reading

NewspaperWood Cabinets by Studio Vij5

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Milan Furniture Fair 2014, Sustainability
NewspaperWood Cabinets by Studio Vij5

Dutch design brand Vij5 has introduced a collection of cabinets partly comprised of NewspaperWood, a composite material they helped develop in 2011 with designer Mieke Meijer. Reversing the wood-to-paper process, NewspaperWood is born of layers of newspapers, which, when rolled and sliced, expose patterning akin to that of wood rings. — Continue reading

Gus* Summer Sale: Save 20% July 17 – August 17

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Gus* Summer Sale: Save 20% July 17 – August 17

Laurentian Citrine isn’t the only color being discounted during our Gus* summer sale, but we can’t think of a more appropriate hue for this warm and sunny season. Now, through August 17th, all Gus upholstered furniture, including the Switch and Carmichael LOFT Sofas, the James Sleeper Lounge, and the Carmichael — Continue reading

Retro Contemporary Kitchens by DeVOL

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Furniture + Lighting
Retro Contemporary Kitchens by DeVOL

The UK furniture studio deVOL has created a series of handsome kitchen furniture suites inspired by Mid-Century design. The company’s Air Kitchens series, which they’ve fittingly labeled ‘retro contemporary,’ features islands, working surfaces and appliance cabinets which look to “vintage automobile construction, the hulls of working boats and the iconic — Continue reading

PORTABLE PLUNK DESK

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
PORTABLE PLUNK DESK

By now, the dangers of sitting for too long are well enough documented, but designers remain a few steps behind in fulfilling a decidedly 21st Century need for non-traditional work stations. Which makes Plunk a welcome relief. A compact standing desk designed by Erin Strater, Plunk smartly addresses a trio — Continue reading

Gandia Blasco Sale: 20% Off July 14-27

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Modern Decor + Objects
Gandia Blasco Sale: 20% Off July 14-27

If an arresting design statement is called for, it would be hard to top the tactile beauty of Gandia Blasco’s offerings. The Spanish brand’s richly detailed woven textiles define a collection of dazzlingly original furniture, rugs and accessories, distinctive for their range of inventive forms, beautiful patterns, and lively colors. — Continue reading

New Drop Cap Lamp Shade from Plumen

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New Drop Cap Lamp Shade from Plumen

Say this for the folks at Plumen: they won’t rest on their laurels. The designer light bulb company, which launched the award-winning, artfully twisted, energy-efficient Plumen 001 light bulb back in 2011, and then followed it up with the even sexier Plumen 002 earlier this year, is back with their — Continue reading

Herman Miller’s Mid Century Collection Showcased in Eames House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Furniture + Lighting
Herman Miller’s Mid Century Collection Showcased in Eames House

We’ve all seen the house, of course. Charles and Ray Eames’ beautifully appointed, but clearly lived-in house, in Pacific Palisades, California, has long been the stuff of coffee-table tomes and interior design courses. An apotheosis of Mid-Century architectural sensibilities—open floor plan, flat roof, glass walls, proximity to the exterior world—Eames — Continue reading

Alice Tables by Serralunga

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Milan Furniture Fair 2014
Alice Tables by Serralunga

Italian outdoor furniture company Serralunga presented a suite of new offerings at this year’s Milan Furniture Fair, with the Alice table by Milan designer Patrizia Pozzi playing the charming attention-getter. Alice delivers on the whimsy its name implies, with a table-top of molded (100% recyclable and UV protected) polyethylene that looks — Continue reading

The Solar Powered Current Table

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Sustainability
The Solar Powered Current Table

London based designer Marjan van Aubel has designed a table which harnesses solar power that can then be used to charge portable devices. A collaborative project with Swiss solar panel company Solaronix, van Aubel’s clean and modern Current Table ingeniously substitutes a standard table top for a grid of bespoke — Continue reading

Now at 2Modern: New Colorways for Louis Poulsen PH5 Pendant Lamp

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Now at 2Modern: New Colorways for Louis Poulsen PH5  Pendant Lamp

It’s hard to believe that Poul Henningsen’s serene PH5 Pendant Lamp for Louis Poulsen was, in fact, a reactionary design. Henningsen dramatically declared himself a ‘fatalist’ who had surrendered to manufacturers’ inability to stop fiddling with the shape and size of the incandescent light bulb, and set about creating a — Continue reading

American Modern: 5 Home-Grown Favorites

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
American Modern: 5 Home-Grown Favorites

We couldn’t very well let Independence Day pass without calling attention to some of our favorite American-based brands and American-made products. Brooklyn’s Flavor Paper, Rochester’s Staach, Los Angeles’ Parvez Taj, Vermont’s Copeland Furniture, and Upstate New York’s Niche Modern ply their trade by keeping things close to home. Locally sourced, — Continue reading

July 4th Sale: Get 15% Off + Free Shipping on Eco-Friendly Varaluz

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
July 4th Sale: Get 15% Off + Free Shipping on Eco-Friendly Varaluz

Inventively recycled and re-purposed materials—steel, glass, shells, among others—help define the imaginative eco friendly range of lighting models from Varaluz, an American company which takes the tag line ‘design with a conscience’ seriously. Our 4th of July lighting sale features a 15% discount on our entire selection of Varaluz pendants, — Continue reading

Cerno Lighting Sale: 10% Off July 1-15 + Free Shipping

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Cerno Lighting Sale: 10% Off July 1-15 + Free Shipping

The innovative lighting solutions presented by the California design studio Cerno are an artful expression of the brand’s mission to “be accountable to our customers and our environment, by building our product to last, selecting our material pallet responsibly and using energy efficient LED technology.” Elegant, inventive forms and imaginative — Continue reading

Pendura Coat Stand by Portugal’s Galula Studio

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Pendura Coat Stand by Portugal’s Galula Studio

It doesn’t get more reductive than the Pendura Coat Stand by Portuguese design studio Galula, which has distilled the hang-it-all device’s design into a statuesque triangle and a few notches. Just lean the solid oak, vertically configured Pendura—available in a range of 5 pleasing colors for flair and accessorizing flexibility—against — Continue reading

Keystone Table Wins 2014 Interieur Awards Grand Prize

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Keystone Table Wins 2014 Interieur Awards Grand Prize

A table held together with a pair of 3-D printed connectors walked away with the 2014 Interieur Awards Grand Prize, unanimously selected last month by an international jury. Held in tandem with the annual Belgian design event Biennale Interieur, the Grand Prize winner was the Keystones Table by Minale Maeda, — Continue reading

New at 2Modern: Eco Friendly Furniture by Miles & May

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New at 2Modern: Eco Friendly Furniture by Miles & May

The Upstate New York design studio Miles & May has distinguished itself with a collection of handsome hand-crafted furnishings largely realized in locally sourced recycled or reclaimed timber. Environmental consciousness, however, is only one facet of the larger company objective of synthesizing, rather than separating, material from form. By allowing — Continue reading

Blom Table Lamp by FontanaArte Wins Red Dot Award

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Blom Table Lamp by FontanaArte Wins Red Dot Award

When the 2014 Red Dot Design Awards are handed out in Essen, Germany, next month, Italian lighting brand FontanaArte will be on hand to receive accolades for its winsome Blom Table Lamp. The beautifully compact, flower-shaped Blom, with its painted aluminum petals and milky diffuser, was announced as a Red — Continue reading

Soccer Style: RS Barcelona’s Football Tables

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Modern Decor + Objects
Soccer Style: RS Barcelona’s Football Tables

World Cup fever aside, esthetes with a passion for playing table football will be particularly pleased with the game table offerings from RS Barcelona. The Spanish company’s lighthearted approach to ‘living intensely’ includes a range of playful furnishings—and a decidedly fresh spin on standard game tables that, while plenty fun, — Continue reading