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Mother’s Day Pinterest Board is Up!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Mother’s Day Pinterest Board is Up!

We’ve been putting together a sweet and loving Mother’s Day Pinterest board with things (both grand and modest) that express what comes to mind when we think of our mothers, or mothers, in general. There are flowers and books and jewelry and art and a few other special things, too. — Continue reading

2Modern Earth Day Sale!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
2Modern Earth Day Sale!

Here’s another reason to go green for Earth Day. Starting tomorrow, Earth Day, 2Modern will be discounting inventory from designers who create beautiful products with ecological sensitivity in mind. For 7 full days, through April 28, choose from eco-friendly furniture, like the Modern Outdoor Etra Club Chair, available in this greenest of — Continue reading

Most Wanted

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Most Wanted

Are you a design-loving team player who prefers working in pajamas? Does a growing company that appreciates both dedication and work/life balance sound like your cup of tea? Then, you’re in luck! 2Modern is looking for a dynamic E-commerce Production Artist to join our stellar team. Click here to see — Continue reading

High & Mighty

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, News + Events + Contests
High & Mighty

2Modern just unveiled a new Pinterest board, and we’re putting some of our favorite Knoll furniture designs on a pedestal. Our Knoll Classics sale has inspired us to revisit the many ways in which people choose to live with Knoll tables, Knoll dining seating, and Knoll lounge seating—and the results, you’ll see, are predictably dazzling. Whether chosen for — Continue reading

Tall Order

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, News + Events + Contests
Tall Order

Amongst the many things we know about the great architects and designers who managed to make names like Womb and Wassily a part of our collective design consciousness is that they were very serious about reshaping—quite literally—old notions about what constitutes good furniture design. The enduring presence of Mid-Century Modern furniture in — Continue reading

Straight Talk

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, News + Events + Contests
Straight Talk

The exquisitely refined Nakashima Straight Chair is amongst the many classic pieces of Knoll Dining Seating available from 2Modern at a 15% discount next week, and we were further reminded of George Nakashima’s enduring legacy by a recent newspaper editorial. A Solid, Comforting Family Member is an elegy by the writer Jane Margolies for a George — Continue reading

President’s Day Sale

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President’s Day Sale

We love design no matter where it’s made, but today we’re feeling particularly patriotic. We admit to a soft spot for those who craft modern design in our American backyard. Which is why on this President’s Day, when you shop from our featured USA-made products, like Eastvold Handcrafted Modern Furniture, — Continue reading

Thirst Quencher

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Thirst Quencher

Whole World Water is a social/ecological campaign aimed at bringing attention to the dual issues of clean drinking water—something which remains inaccessible to millions—and the deadly consequences of plastic run amok. The campaign, which officially launches on March 22, World Water Day, has the pledge of participating hotel chains to replace plastic water — Continue reading

Artek at the New York International Gift Fair

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Artek at the New York International Gift Fair

Among the more familiar brands showing off their new collections last week at the New York International Gift Fair, was Artek, the venerable Finnish furniture company, which has, for the first time, entered the home accessories market. Called abc Collection (“the alphabet of living),” this new product line features textiles and everyday — Continue reading

NYIGF 2013: 2Modern Snapshots

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NYIGF 2013: 2Modern Snapshots

Knowing where to look first was the enviable challenge we, here at 2Modern, were faced with this week at the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF). As always, the beauty, imagination and sheer volume of things on display left us more than a little breathless—and most eager to be assured — Continue reading

Marset Table, Floor, Ceiling Lights & More!

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Marset Table, Floor, Ceiling Lights & More!

Lighting fanatics know that Marset is a company known for making some pretty stupendously wonderful modern lighting. How stupendously wonderful? Well, check out all that Marset has to offer on 2Modern. But be sure to pay extra special attention to some of their new items on the site! Why? Because — Continue reading

New from Ink Dish!

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New from Ink Dish!

Ink Dish is one of our favorite makers of dishware operating today, simply due to the fact that they’re not afraid to take visual chances and their work represents one of the most accurate views of contemporary dishware today. Filled with graphic pops of pattern and more, Ink Dish partners — Continue reading

Oluce is Here!

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Oluce is Here!

Ahhh Oluce. You are one of the oldest modern Italian lighting companies still rocking the modern lighting world. Your name is practically synonymous with awesome design, high-quality construction and a dogged persistence to push the envelope of design forward. One can also say that you’re the perfect place to stock — Continue reading

Crazy Modern Lighting! A Round-up.

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Crazy Modern Lighting! A Round-up.

Lighting, and even especially light bulbs, have changed pretty rapidly and wildly since their inception not that long ago. Could Edison have ever imagined the path these brilliant little light-makers would have made when he first built upon the idea? Likely not, considering many of us can’t even imagine some — Continue reading

2Modern’s Pick for Color of the Year…

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2Modern’s Pick for Color of the Year…

Soft and subtle, fresh and clean, beautiful, earthy yet modern and sleek. Our pick for color of the year will sound familiar because it was chosen by another color expert organization late last year, but more importantly, you can find out which color we chose and find 2Modern modern furniture — Continue reading

Iittala’s New Sarjaton Line

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Iittala’s New Sarjaton Line

It’s no surprise that iittala‘s new line of dinnerware and drinkware is amazing because they are, of course, one of the leaders in the world of modern things-you-eat-and-drink-off-of. But they’ve really out done themselves with their new line, named Sarjaton. Earthy, but with their signature sleek modernism, many of the mugs, — Continue reading

Pablo’s Tube Top Pendant

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Pablo’s Tube Top Pendant

Like a sweltering hot summer day, Pablo’s new-to-2Modern Tube Top Pendant leaves enough to the imagination, but it is sultry and makes you feel cool. Available in a number of different sizes to help you find just the right fit, there’s something subtle but illuminating about this wonderful piece of — Continue reading

How Are We Doing?

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How Are We Doing?

But seriously…how you digging the blog? How do you like shopping on 2Modern? Do you think our Pinterest stream is drab or fab? Are you gonna disown us if we tweet any more? Do our Facebook posts make you yawn? Or conversely, do you think we’re the best thing since — Continue reading

Yay America! Our Made in the US Section

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Yay America! Our Made in the US Section

We’ve revamped our Made in the US section recently and well it’s just a blast to explore. Not only do we round up every one of our brands that feature designs thought of and made in America, but we also explain why we created the section and why you should — Continue reading

Save on Gus* AND Give Back!

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Save on Gus* AND Give Back!

That’s right folks…everyone’s favorite modern design company, Gus*, is 15% off right now. BUT THAT’S NOT ALL. Buy a great sectional, table, chair or more and 2Modern will make a donation to a local food bank for each purchase. Now that’s the way to start off the new year! So — Continue reading