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Bold new rugs from By Second Studio!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Bold new rugs from By Second Studio!

Have your feet been feeling sad lately? Has your home been missing a certain je ne said quoi? WE KNOW EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED. One (or more) of By Second Studio’s gorgeous new 1980s-ish, brightly colored, boldly patterned rugs for your living room, dining room, bedroom, laundry room, bathrooms, kitchen, — Continue reading

Presidents Day Sale Mon. & Tues. at 2Modern!

Categories: Modern Holiday Ideas, News + Events + Contests
Presidents Day Sale Mon. & Tues. at 2Modern!
President’s Day Sale at 2Modern – Monday February 20 & Tuesday February 21st, 2012. Save 11% Sitewide (some exclusions) Use code: PRESIDENT11. Shop Now!

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How-to: Turn a dumpy table to a bench

Categories: DIY + How To
How-to: Turn a dumpy table to a bench

Modern doesn’t always have to mean buying a fancy new piece of furniture (though, if you want to, we have a lot of nice affordable furniture over at 2Modern), it can mean rehabbing something that already exists. Making something that maybe isn’t the most gorgeous thing alive into something that — Continue reading

Be sane, clean, happy and modern in 2012: 4 things to do today for the best year ever

Categories: DIY + How To
Be sane, clean, happy and modern in 2012: 4 things to do today for the best year ever

Welcome to 2012. It’s our first post (of many, we hope!) and it’s a DIY/How-to post. If there’s one thing that we learned from last year it’s that you loyal blog readers are ravenous for modern ways for you to personally improve your home—and we’re more than happy to oblige — Continue reading

Welcome, Fanimation!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Welcome, Fanimation!

What’s worse: walking into a gorgeous modern home and finding a hideous, out-of-place, old fan on the ceiling, or suffering through a sweltering summer because you don’t have a fan at all? We’re not sure, but we do know that one of our great new brands, Fanimation, sure can take — Continue reading

Live Modern: BBD House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: BBD House

Just loving this house! It’s such a perfect mix of old and new when you begin to examine its details. First to catch our eye are those lovely, rounded corners of the house. Instantly creating a softer, more comfortable sort of feel to it than harsher, more squared-off corners would. — Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Kevin Kane of Arktura

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Exclusive Interview: Kevin Kane of Arktura

We’re going to keep this intro short and sweet so you can get straight to reading this interview with Kevin Kane, a partner at the awesome Los Angeles-based modern furniture company Arktura, a recent edition to the 2Modern line-up.

LAST DAY: 2Modern’s 2011 Fall Giveaway

Categories: News + Events + Contests
LAST DAY: 2Modern’s 2011 Fall Giveaway

With how often folks change their residences and their minds, wouldn’t it be nice to have furniture that can be flexible, no matter the weather or time of year? Wouldn’t it be nice to bring that fun, bold, energetic style that’s in an outdoor space and share some of it — Continue reading

2Modern Service is (STELLA) Excellent

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2Modern Service is (STELLA) Excellent

STELLA Service is an independent, 3rd party site that uses 350 metrics like usability, checkout procedures, chat, call and more (without companies knowing) and rates companies on their customer service. Less than 30% of sites qualify to make the cut for the the STELLA seal of approval. 2Modern was just — Continue reading

2Modern 20% Blu Dot Sale is Here!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
2Modern 20% Blu Dot Sale is Here!

We’ve got a clever sale coming up starting tomorrow, October 20th, of our favorite witty, modern furniture designers: Blu Dot! Known for sharp-as-a-knife designs mixed with a hilarious marketing campaign, there’s one thing we know for sure: Blu Dot‘s designs are packed with so much personality they’ll make your space — Continue reading

Pablo Lighting Sale!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Pablo Lighting Sale!

Hurry and grab up brilliant light fixtures by modern lighting brand Pablo Lighting on sale from October 6th – October 18th from 2Modern.com. You’ll get 15% off regular prices and free shipping. You can choose from well-known designs like their famous Tube Top Lamp; its iconic profile is sleek, structural and — Continue reading

Geometric & Gray: Rugs

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Geometric & Gray: Rugs

Gray and geometry: two trends that have proven their staying power long enough to go from trends to what’s hot and what’s wanted. You can never really go wrong throwing some gray in your interior mix–paint, textiles or more. Adding geometric details in accessories and other surfaces is always a — Continue reading

Live Modern: 4S House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: 4S House

We love a simple, clean house. What’s more modern than that? Providing a family with clear designs, efficient space solutions, sensible materials that look good and modern sensibilities that create a comforting, warm home, that’s modern design, don’t you think? We’re enjoying the intelligible elements that make the structure so — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Leigh Taylor Wyatt

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Leigh Taylor Wyatt

It’s about time we showed off some more glass art on the 2Modern blog. An art form that’s been around for quite some time, it’s unique in that it takes more than just a lot of skill to master, it takes a taste of danger and a tolerance of heat! — Continue reading

2 New Designers on 2Modern!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
2 New Designers on 2Modern!

We are so excited to welcome two fabulous new designers to the 2Modern catalog of modern home furnishings, and they both happen to be just the thing to punch up a wall with a huge dose of exciting personality! Aimee Wilder and Piet Hein Eek are two companies helmed by — Continue reading

François Chambard of UM Project

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
François Chambard of UM Project

2Modern is so pleased to announce yet another designer who has come aboard this summer: François Chambard of UM Project. “UM” stands for “user” and “maker” and François’ philosophies about creating furniture fit ours to a “T”. He believes in connecting the person making the product with the person who will be — Continue reading

Modern Eye Candy: Mayer Sattler-Smith

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern Eye Candy: Mayer Sattler-Smith

Continuing with our trend of choosing architectural firms that live and work in locations that are considerably cooler than where we are right now, today’s modern eye candy comes courtesy of Alaska-based Mayer Sattler-Smith. We are really loving the work from this firm. There’s such a juxtaposition between the industrial — Continue reading

Interview: Concrete Designs of James De Wulf

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Interview: Concrete Designs of James De Wulf

Is concrete…sexy? Before you laugh or start to say no, we implore you to check out the evidence in the amazingly creative work of James De Wulf. He’s making concrete look sleek, modern and yes, quite sexy. He’s mastering concrete — finding exciting ways to manipulate the material, creating gorgeous furniture — Continue reading

Video: Kartell and Philippe Starck

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Video: Kartell and Philippe Starck

Kartell is one of our newest partnerships at 2Modern, and we’re so delighted to offer some of their projects through our website. As well as being known for modern lighting, modern chairs, modern seating, modern shelving and (modern) more, they also have a committment to good design, and really seek — Continue reading

Interview: Beatrice Girelli of IndiB Rugs!

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Interview: Beatrice Girelli of IndiB Rugs!

Modern Rugs are one of those elements that can absolutely make or break a space. Not every room needs one, but almost every room can be improved by one. Aesthetically, they infuse color and pattern into your decor. Functionally, they help tie furniture together and create a soft place for — Continue reading