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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

FontanaArte Sale: Koho Portable Lamp

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
FontanaArte Sale: Koho Portable Lamp

While the digital revolution has arrived tethered to wires and cables, the Koho Table Lamp, a playfully elegant portable lamp from FontanaArte, offers wireless relief in a beguilingly compact package. A creation of Finnish designer Mika Tolvanen, Koho has been given a form that illustrates Tolvanen’s belief that “an object can have a complex range of functions — Continue reading

New Modern Lighting by Standard Socket

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New Modern Lighting by Standard Socket

Standard Socket, a Seattle-based design company, has amassed a collection of modern light fixtures by connecting disparate design studios with a locally run manufacturing base. This Connect + Design + Make strategy has yielded a range of thoughtfully crafted, imaginative lighting models distinguished for their simple forms and inventive material applications. Featured lights in the Standard Socket collection include the Spun pendant from Seattle’s Ladies — Continue reading

Exclusive MODLOFT Sale: Save 20% Nov 4-18

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Exclusive MODLOFT Sale: Save 20% Nov 4-18

Our well-priced collection of modern furniture by MODLOFT includes some sleek new additions, like the Bleecker Side Table, with its Mid-Century inspired profile, and the houndstooth-clad Hester Pouf and matching Hester Ottoman, a bold, graphic touch sure to revive any interior space. Beds, chairs, storage, and accessories, like the round, — Continue reading

New Arrivals! Bandas Collection by Gandia Blasco

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Modern Decor + Objects
New Arrivals! Bandas Collection by Gandia Blasco

Patricia Urquiola’s Bandas collection of modern furniture and rugs for the Valencia-based brand Gandia Blasco are amongst the new arrivals at 2Modern, and what a collection! Urquiola’s Bandas range is a wow, distinguished by thick, graphic stitching that lends a homespun air to a sophisticated suite of modular seating and rugs designed to — Continue reading

Grid Storage Units from Oliver Bonas

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Grid Storage Units from Oliver Bonas

Proving that low-cost, no-frills storage doesn’t have to be bereft of style are these freestanding storage units by Oliver Bonas, the British retailer which offers a wide range of quirky products, most of which are designed in-house. The Grid series presents a suite of freestanding shelving units in varying sizes, each rendered graphically contemporary, — Continue reading

Dynamo Rainbow Shower Head by Cristina

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Modern Decor + Objects
Dynamo Rainbow Shower Head by Cristina

Italian brand Cristina has found a way to make a morning shower something of a theater piece, by introducing a shower fixture that rains down a stream of rainbow-hued droplets. The Dynamo Rainbow shower—the latest iteration of the company’s original elegant and LED-imbued Dynamo model—is, like the original version, equipped with a circle — Continue reading

Sketch Lighting Collection by Studio Beam

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Sketch Lighting Collection by Studio Beam

Calling it a “a divine purified experience of pure structural contour,” Tel Aviv-based Studio Beam has released a collection of lighting models comprised entirely of steel wire forms. The Sketch Collection is a suite of pendant and wall lamps comprised of 5 different lamp shades, each expertly created by hand-shaping and soldering steel wire elements into vaguely exotic linear — Continue reading

Art & Craft: Plywood Print Stools from Piet Hein Eek & Rijksmuseum

Categories: Art + Graphics, Furniture + Lighting
Art & Craft: Plywood Print Stools from Piet Hein Eek & Rijksmuseum

Art and craft collide, quite literally, in the first non-wallpaper product series from the Dutch design lab NLXL. Designer Piet Hein Eek, whose Scrapwood Wallpaper collection for NLXL marked a watershed moment for the company, has completed a suite of plywood stools imbued with iconic images of art from the permanent collection of Holland’s — Continue reading