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New Lighting Brand: Diesel Living with Foscarini

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New Lighting Brand: Diesel Living with Foscarini

New to 2Modern is the stylish contemporary lighting collection by Diesel Living with Foscarini, a partnership that brings together two legendary Italian brands for a suite of modern lamps that reflects a singular lifestyle esthetic. Foscarini’s unique talent for creating elegant, exceedingly beautiful lighting designs is applied to a collection of modern pendant lights, floor lamps — Continue reading

Fritz Hansen Releases 60th Anniversary Edition of Series 7 Chair

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Fritz Hansen Releases 60th Anniversary Edition of Series 7 Chair

Danish brand Fritz Hansen is marking the 60th anniversary of the Series 7 Chair, originally launched in 1965, with a limited edition pair of colors and finishes the company characterizes as masculine and feminine.  One of the most enduring and popular chair designs of the last century, the Series 7’s refined organic profile was — Continue reading

Artemide Launches Les Danseuses, Twirling Suspension Lamp

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Artemide Launches Les Danseuses, Twirling Suspension Lamp

Italian lighting brand Artemide has introduced a new twirling pendant light that was inspired by the swirl of a flamenco dancer’s gown. Launched in Milan earlier this year, Les Danseuses, designed by Swiss design studio Atelier oï, made its North American debut during New York Design Week, via an exuberant installation at the brand’s Soho store. — Continue reading

Highlights from New York Design Week 2015

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, ICFF 2015
Highlights from New York Design Week 2015

A visit to Moooi’s brand new Manhattan showroom (above) was a highlight of New York Design Week, which featured a slew of city-wide events, including ICFF,  Wanted Design, and Designjunction.  Breakfast at Knoll, with a lecture by Harry Bertoia’s daughter, Celia, was a fittingly inspiring way to end the week. Here, a few more snapshots of our visit to New — Continue reading

Fan Promotion: New Arrivals & Savings on Select Contemporary Fans

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Fan Promotion: New Arrivals & Savings on Select Contemporary Fans

Modern ceiling fans, both elegant and efficient, are tailor-made for the heated days of summer. Our collection of contemporary fans—which include the refined designs of fan technology experts like Fanimation and Matthews Fan Company—cool things down stylishly and economically, as do the innovative solutions of Modern Fan, pioneers in the field of mechanically simplified contemporary ceiling — Continue reading

New York Design Week 2015: Snapshots of Collective Design Fair

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, ICFF 2015
New York Design Week 2015: Snapshots of Collective Design Fair

We’re in New York City this week for the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and the subsidiary creative events throughout the city that comprise New York Design Week. Yesterday, we attended the Collective Design fair, located on the western edge of Soho, an event which brings together both established and emerging New York City-based — Continue reading

ICFF Preview: Niche Modern Debuts Helio Modern Pendant Light

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
ICFF Preview: Niche Modern Debuts Helio Modern Pendant Light

New York design studio Niche Modern will be debuting a new modern pendant light at this year’s ICFF, and it’s called Helio. In extending its range of exquisite hand-crafted glass lighting designs, Niche Modern has created a slender, cylindrical fixture, expressing its desire for “a more compact shape that could stand alone and — Continue reading

Prouvé RAW Office Edition by Vitra and G-Star RAW

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Prouvé RAW Office Edition by Vitra and G-Star RAW

Swiss design house Vitra has collaborated with Dutch fashion label G-Star RAW for a new collection of contemporary office furniture originally designed by French master Jean Prouvé. The Prouvé RAW Office Edition, which debuted in Milan last month, and will be showing during New York’s ICFF this week, is a limited edition — Continue reading

Contemporary Lighting by Rich Brilliant Willing

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Contemporary Lighting by Rich Brilliant Willing

New and exciting to the 2Modern lighting range are the elegant contemporary lamps of Rich Brilliant Willing, a New York-based design practice dedicated to creating visually refined and technologically innovative modern lighting solutions. The collective brainchild of Theo Richardson, Charles Brill and Alexander Williams, Rich Brilliant Willing arrived on the scene in 2007, distinguishing itself with exceptionally beautiful LED lighting — Continue reading

New Modern Seating and Tables from Gus

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New Modern Seating and Tables from Gus

A new collection of modern designs from Gus have arrived at 2Modern, each bearing an elegant profile with Mid-Century Modern overtones. The Gus Mimico Cabinet is an exceedingly streamlined contemporary storage solution, with a beautiful walnut grain, turned legs of solid walnut, and sliding doors which conceal ample storage. The elegant — Continue reading

Artful Lighting by Arturo Alvarez

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Artful Lighting by Arturo Alvarez

Contemporary lamps by Spanish artist and designer Arturo Alvarez are recognizable for their highly original, playful shapes—just try not to smile upon encountering the flirty Bety Pendant Light (below) and cascading Tina Pendant Light (above)—and sculptural inventiveness. Alvarez founded his modern design company on the principles of hand crafted design, inventive material applications, — Continue reading

Moooi Introduces New Models of Raimond & Heracleum Contemporary Lamps

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Milan 2015, News + Events + Contests
Moooi Introduces New Models of Raimond & Heracleum Contemporary Lamps

Dutch design studio Moooi unveiled two beguiling new versions of the brand’s best selling Raimond and Heracleum lamps at this year’s Salone del Mobile. The Raimond Tensegrity Floor Lamp adds a floor model to the Raimond modern pendant range—named for its designer Raimond Puts—a spherical design comprised of delicate stainless steel bands and studded with tiny LED — Continue reading

Exclusive 2Modern Sale: Save 20% on Modloft, April 22 – May 6

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Exclusive 2Modern Sale: Save 20% on Modloft, April 22 - May 6

Our collection of modern furniture by Modloft is on sale exclusively at 2Modern, and it includes a 20% savings on contemporary beds, nightstands, dining chairs, tables, and modern accent pieces. Modloft’s range of well-priced Mid Century-inspired furnishings are distinct for their clean lines and minimal ornamentation, but remain accessibly priced for the serious design enthusiast. This exclusive sale continues through May — Continue reading

Varaluz Eco-friendly Contemporary Lighting Sale

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Varaluz Eco-friendly Contemporary Lighting Sale

‘Design With a Conscience’ has always been the motto of American modern lighting brand Varaluz—a philosophy that’s yielded a collection of imaginatively crafted lamps made primarily from recycled materials. Discarded and repurposed materials, including glass, steel, shells, and fibers comprise the contemporary designs that define the Varaluz range. In time for Earth Day, and beyond, our Varaluz lighting sale offers a — Continue reading

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
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

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, News + Events + Contests
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

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

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
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

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

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