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Pouf Positive

Categories: Art + Graphics, ICFF 2013, Modern Decor + Objects
Pouf Positive

When Andy Warhol decided to create exact replicas of Brillo scouring pad boxes, of all things, back in 1964, it’s safe to say he wasn’t envisioning anyone sitting on them. But somehow, we think Warhol would have appreciated Fab’s booth at ICFF 2013 this week, where Brillo Box Poufs, a — Continue reading

More Snapshots from ICFF

Categories: ICFF 2013, Modern Decor + Objects
More Snapshots from ICFF

We continue our ICFF coverage with more snapshots of the bold, the colorful, and the quirky design on display through today in New York City. We’ll be covering some of these pieces and designers in more detail as the days pass, but for now, here’s another dose of eye candy — Continue reading

Scenes From ICFF 2013

Categories: ICFF 2013
Scenes From ICFF 2013

We’re in New York City for the next couple of days, taking in the sights and sounds at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). Follow 2Modern on Instagram for real-time updates on what we see, what makes our jaws drop, and what we’d like to take home immediately. In the meantime, feast your — Continue reading

New @2Modern: Alice Tacheny Design

Categories: ICFF 2012, Modern Decor + Objects
New @2Modern: Alice Tacheny Design

Probably our favorite trend to evolve in recent years in modern furniture design is the idea of longevity. Of pieces that you will invest in and that will last a very long time. Your lifetime, yes, but even longer, to maybe even become an heirloom piece that passes on throughout — Continue reading

ICFF Video: James De Wulf’s New Softblock

Categories: Exclusive Interviews, ICFF 2012
ICFF Video: James De Wulf’s New Softblock

Listen to a longer and more detailed interview with James, Interview: Concrete Designs of James De Wulf. Find James De Wulf products on 2Modern.

ICFF Trend: Hooks & Hangers

Categories: ICFF 2012, Modern Decor + Objects
ICFF Trend: Hooks & Hangers

Ready to finally get your life together in one hip, stylin’ and off-the-floor way? We spotted a ton of neat hooks and hangers at ICFF this year, but before you get on us for pointing out a way “over” trend, let us enumerate: we saw a ton of neat hooks — Continue reading

ICFF Video: Michael Iannone!

Categories: ICFF 2012
ICFF Video: Michael Iannone!

Can’t get enough of his awesomeness? Listen to an interview we did of his awhile ago, Exclusive Interview: Michael Iannone of Iannone Design. Find his products on 2Modern: Iannone Design.

Adorable Design Mini Vid: François Chambard’s One-of-a-Kind Craft System

Categories: ICFF 2012, Modern Decor + Objects
Adorable Design Mini Vid: François Chambard’s One-of-a-Kind Craft System

François Chambard of UM Project is a clever and creative modern furniture designer. His chairs, tables and storage pieces are always so functional, nice-looking and completely unique. But he’s not only about being serious with design; he loves to have fun, and that shows through not only in the colorful, — Continue reading

Keep Your Eyes On: Egg Collective

Categories: ICFF 2012
Keep Your Eyes On: Egg Collective

We weren’t surprised in the slightest when three-woman strong Egg Collective won the ICFF new designer award of 2012; we kept finding reasons to pass by their booth we loved their designs so much. A heady mix of vintage-inspired modern pieces that were exquisitely made, we enjoyed how they mixed — Continue reading

Mad for Mesh: Another Awesome Trend

Categories: ICFF 2012, Modern Decor + Objects
Mad for Mesh: Another Awesome Trend

Airy, geometric, tough yet flexible, metal mesh is the way to go when you’re looking for a material that’s both stylish yet sturdy. Also if you enjoy leaving cool patterns on the backs of your thighs. We spotted quite a number of mesh items at ICFF this year; a few — Continue reading

New Colors from Eastvold Modern Furniture

Categories: Exclusive Interviews, ICFF 2012, Modern Decor + Objects
New Colors from Eastvold Modern Furniture

Had the pleasure of speaking with Matt Eastvold of Eastvold, a great modern furniture company out of Minnesota, and he shared with us a few new things going on with them. Can’t get enough of this funny and genuine guy? Be sure to check out an interview we did with — Continue reading

New/Neat: Sergio Mannino’s Non-Flying Carpet

Categories: ICFF 2012
New/Neat: Sergio Mannino’s Non-Flying Carpet

Along with the fabulous finds we spotted at ICFF, held at the Javits Center, just down the road was another great grouping of design folks over at Wanted Design. We spotted a lot of fun items (including some fabulous stuff as usual from David Trubridge). One such fun item is the Non-Flying — Continue reading

ICFF 2012 Trend: Smoked Glass

Categories: ICFF 2012, Modern Decor + Objects
ICFF 2012 Trend: Smoked Glass

As anyone who has paid attention to trends knows, neon colors and other motifs from the 1980s have definitely been making their way into the fashion and interior world, and now there’s another one to add to the list: smoked glass. A mysterious, enigmatic material, there’s always something appealing and — Continue reading

ICFF 2012: First Taste!

Categories: ICFF 2012
ICFF 2012: First Taste!

You’re gonna love the design tastes of all the wonderful things we’ve been spotting at ICFF 2012 in New York City! And wow have we seen some amazing things. It’s a great show this year. A lot of fresh ideas and enthusiasm. We’ve checked in with all of your favorite — Continue reading

2Modern’s @ ICFF!

Categories: ICFF 2012, Local + Travel
2Modern’s @ ICFF!

We’re at ICFF! We’re temporarily suspending the regular sort of programing you usually see around the blog to bring to you the very newest and best from all of our favorite furniture designers and brands that are at ICFF!

Artist Megan Geckler’s Bold Bobble Installation!

Categories: Art + Graphics, ICFF 2011
Artist Megan Geckler’s Bold Bobble Installation!

Los Angeles-based installation artist Megan Geckler is a favorite. She transforms environments in colorful ways using different materials to create often-times geometric, repeating patterns that have such a great soul to them. When contacted by one of our favorite water bottle manufacturers, Bobble, to do an art installation for The — Continue reading

Popular post: Corian Loves Missoni

Categories: Art + Graphics, ICFF 2011, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Popular post: Corian Loves Missoni

What happens when you combine the colorful style of Missoni and the multiple application possibilities of Corian? Endless design fun throughout the house. In the bathroom: The shower floor, wall and ceiling become a seamless riot of color. In the kitchen: Vibrant, modern, cool. First shown as part of the — Continue reading

Milan show sneak peek: B-Line newbies

Categories: ICFF 2011, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Milan show sneak peek: B-Line newbies

We awoke to an email reminder that the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan is fast approaching (also known as iSaloni2012, April 17th – 22nd, to be exact) and we’re excited to see all the wonderful new furniture designs that will debut. We got a sneak peek of some new items from — Continue reading

Trend: Texture, texture, texture!

Categories: Fashion + Trends, ICFF 2011
Trend: Texture, texture, texture!

Big, over-sized, rough textures is another trend that has certainly happened in interiors before. We confess we really love it; it’s a great way to add personality in a room without having to add a lot of elements. If you have a few pieces that have a great texture in — Continue reading

Trend! Under the sea is back, more subtle

Categories: Fashion + Trends, ICFF 2011
Trend! Under the sea is back, more subtle

Sea creatures and other things that dwell in the deep blue oceans aren’t a new trend; anyone familiar with Thomas Paul products knows that a good octopus graphic or two is pretty much required in a hip, modern space these days. But while we were at Las Vegas Market last — Continue reading