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Modern Lighting Sale: Save 15% on Artemide through March 22

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Modern Lighting Sale: Save 15% on Artemide through March 22

Our Modern Lighting Sale is an illuminating way to welcome spring. Offering solid savings on modern pendant lights, artful sconces, contemporary chandeliers, and floor and desk lamps, this month-long lighting sale features names both venerable and emerging, storied and trending. Chief amongst them is Artemide, the 50 year-old Italian lighting company which has long distinguished — Continue reading

New 2Modern Brand: Foscarini Contemporary Lighting

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New 2Modern Brand: Foscarini Contemporary Lighting

A dazzling new addition to 2Modern’s family of brands is Foscarini, a Venice-based lighting company whose offerings include innovative creations by some of foremost contemporary designers on the scene—Patricia Urquiola’s sparkling Caboche collection of modern lamps (above) being amongst the most notable. Fueled by the desire to create lamps of “pure emotion,” Foscarini has presided — Continue reading

LZF Candelabro Graces Madrid’s NH Abascal Hotel

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
LZF Candelabro Graces Madrid’s NH Abascal Hotel

If there was any confusion as to where exactly the full effect of Candelabro—the bombastically beautiful suspension lighting fixture created by Spanish design brand LZF—could be best illustrated, it’s been cleared up beautifully by Madrid’s NH Abascal Hotel. In choosing Candelabro—a canopy of 15 separate elements representing LZF’s most recognizable lamps—for its main lobby, the hotel selected a dramatic tactile — Continue reading

Carl Hansen & Søn Reissues Hans Wegner Tray Table

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Carl Hansen & Søn Reissues Hans Wegner Tray Table

Carl Hansen & Søn, gatekeepers of Hans J. Wegner’s legacy, have just re-issued a Wegner-designed tray table that was originally introduced in 1970. Exhibited at this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair, CH417 Tray Table, comprised of circular wood top and foldable metal base, will now be made available in the original laminate version as — Continue reading

Knoll Classics Sale: 15% Off + Free Delivery Feb 20 – March 5

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Knoll Classics Sale: 15% Off + Free Delivery Feb 20 – March 5

Our Knoll Classics Sale offers a chance for modern design enthusiasts to own a piece of design history. Some of the most familiar and exalted modernist designs of the 20th Century, created by masters like Eero Saarinen, Mies van der Rohe, Harry Bertoia, and Florence Knoll, are being offered today at an elegant 15% reduction. — Continue reading

James De Wulf EXCLUSIVE SALE: Save 15% Feb 17-March 3

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
James De Wulf EXCLUSIVE SALE: Save 15% Feb 17-March 3

Concrete modernism at its most literal describes the work of James De Wulf, a Los Angeles-based designer who oversees a range of modern furniture that merges simple forms with advanced concrete technology. A synthesis of contemporary craft and cutting-edge material application, James De Wulf furniture—exemplified by his exceedingly reductive indoor/outdoor Concrete Ping Pong and — Continue reading

Sneak Peek: Vondom Exclusive Sale Feb 18-March 3

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Sneak Peek: Vondom Exclusive Sale Feb 18-March 3

Summer arrives early with our Vondom exclusive sale, beginning Wednesday, February 18th, and extending through March 3rd. Vondom, a Valencia-based modern furniture brand, has made a habit of defying conventional notions about indoor/outdoor furniture, planters, and lighting, with a range of avant garde items that straddle the line between sculpture and functionality. Bestsellers and — Continue reading

Fine Finnish: Secto Modern Lighting

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Fine Finnish: Secto Modern Lighting

Modern lighting designs by the Finnish company Secto are instantly recognizable for their elegant shades, each composed from artfully arranged wooden strips. Sourced and crafted locally of Finnish birch, the Helsinki-based Secto’s slatted designs—exquisite table lamps, wall sconces, pendant lights, and floor lamps—bear the graceful forms and meticulous craftsmanship that characterize the best examples of traditional Nordic design. 2Modern — Continue reading

IMM Cologne: More Golden Glamour

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, IMM Cologne 2015, Modern Decor + Objects, Trade Shows
IMM Cologne: More Golden Glamour

Trade show season may have barely launched, but already one trend that shows no signs of passing is the preoccupation with gold. As illustrated by last month’s IMM Cologne, golden finishes continue to mark some of the more notable new furnishings making their debut in 2015. Danish brand Gubi led the pack with new versions — Continue reading

LZF Wins iF Design Award for Chou Lamps

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
LZF Wins iF Design Award for Chou Lamps

Spanish lighting brand LZF already has something to celebrate this new year, having received 2015 IF Design Awards for two of its 2014 lamp designs—including its Chou series of floor, table, and suspension lamps. The international juried award was bestowed on LZF in the lighting product category for a lamp suite with a distinct Asian — Continue reading

‘One Love’ Stool from Milan’s Veneziano+Team

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Trade Shows
‘One Love’ Stool from Milan’s Veneziano+Team

In a timely Valentine’s Day unveiling, Milan design studio Veneziano+Team debuted a heart-shaped wooden stool, created for Italian brand Riva 20, at last month’s IMM Cologne trade fair. Crafted from solid cedar, One Love is a sculptural piece and apt collaborative expression of Gianni Veneziano and Luciana Di Virgilio, Veneziano+Team’s creative and life partners—though a team of 4 designers — Continue reading

Exclusive Sale: Save 15% on Mater Eco-Friendly Furniture

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Exclusive Sale: Save 15% on Mater Eco-Friendly Furniture

Sustainable design practices impact not just the environment, but the people who reside within it—and to that end, Mater, a Copenhagen-based design studio, has made ‘ethical design’ its abiding principle. By melding social responsibility with the time-honored traditions of Nordic design, Mater has, since its founding in 2006, overseen a range of visually striking, — Continue reading

Maison & Objet 2015: 3D Printed Lamps by Alessandro Zambelli

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Maison et Objet 2015
Maison & Objet 2015: 3D Printed Lamps by Alessandro Zambelli

Italian manufacturer .Exnovo, which has been experimenting with 3D printing technology since 1988, introduced new lighting designs at Maison et Objet this year—and included was Maggiolina, a new lamp series by Alessandro Zambelli. Said to be inspired by Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, in which a man awakens to find himself transformed into — Continue reading

New Arrivals: IC Lights Collection by FLOS

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New Arrivals: IC Lights Collection by FLOS

New arrivals at 2Modern include the exquisite IC Lights Collection from FLOS. A suite of exceedingly elegant lamps in which a single sphere balances on a linear brass element, the IC Lights Collection was conceived of by Cypriot-born, London-based designer Michael Anastassiades, who was inspired by a video of a contact juggler balancing spheres — Continue reading

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