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2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

Dreamy Design in a Modern world… This is definitely what they mean by 'died and gone to heaven'! I have always imagined that the afterlife is just like this…image courtesy of Theurel & Thomas. etherial sphere's of light…made by Heath Nash. A 'Tea House' is how this is described…to me — Continue reading

Going to the Gym?

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Going to the Gym?

How awesome is this collection? Leave it to Danish design team, mater, to mass produce a sustainable collection of cabinets that look this sleek. Together with, Soren Rose, they’ve managed to recapture our earliest memories of playing with our friends in Gym class, and the unbelievably simplistic beauty of that — Continue reading

Contemporary Textiles

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Contemporary Textiles

Anne Kyyro Quinn is one of Britain's leading manufacturer of hand-crafted interior textiles. Known for their contemporary and sculptural patterns, the textiles are bold, rich, and textural.  The designs are inspired by organic shapes and the inherent beauty in natural materials.                     Photos from Anne Kyyro Quin and Contemporist

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
2Modern Design Brief

Roundin' up some mention-ables for your viewing pleasure.   Been spotting spectacular swimming vessels in the last few weeks.. Aquatic design is my new favorite obsession…I was wondering what my next one would be… architects: Guz Architects. Link courtesy of Contemporist. Graphics on food packaging has also been sparking my — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel
2Modern Design Brief

Design bliss and other notables… I am a fan of the W chain of hotels. This is not an endorsement of this brand but I say with confidence that I am never disappointed with a visit to these hotels. Their marketing and design team simply match my personal taste in — Continue reading

The Prince Chair

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
The Prince Chair

Louise Campbell designed this extraordinary chair for a by-invitation-only competition to create a chair for His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Denmark. With its laser-cut, wool-covered, black rubber seat on a powder coated steel frame, it provides a stunning focal point for any room.  www.hay.dk

MODERN + RUSTIC + HANDMADE = BLISS by Carol VanderKloot

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, DIY + How To, Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
MODERN + RUSTIC + HANDMADE = BLISS  by Carol VanderKloot

Don't say you didn't hear it first from 2modern, as the sign isn’t even up yet. Here in Stone Ridge, a mere 120 minutes north of the Big Apple, they do modern and they do it well. Now open weekends and by appointment, presenting: the Rural Modernist Studio. This gem of a — Continue reading

Oy for Oi! by Carol VanderKloot

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, DIY + How To, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Oy for Oi! by Carol VanderKloot

Troving the halls at NeoCon, the major contract industry expo held annually in Chicago, I caught the usual suspects—office systems, task chairs, wall covering, lighting, carpeting. Don’t get me wrong, I love this show and appreciate theoretical explanations of new products and re-designed showrooms. However, I came upon Oi modular — Continue reading

BuzziBooth

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
BuzziBooth

  Working in an open space with other people, I do feel the need to step outside to make that all important call for a bit of privacy.  But now there is the BuzziBooth which solves that problem. What is a BuzziBooth?  A modern phone booth or rather an acoustical — Continue reading

Ingmar Swalue: Dutch Photographer

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Ingmar Swalue: Dutch Photographer

I think I've found a new favorite in this Dutch photographer, Ingmar Swalue.  He works both as a contemporary artist and has done some advertising work for clients like Chanel, Heinekin and Motorola.  His photography plays with space and composition and his work verges on the cinematic…imagine Cindy Sherman's "Untitled" — Continue reading

Childhood Memories

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Childhood Memories

Charlotte Perriand, a 20th century early modern architect and furniture designer, was the woman behind the Le Corbusier studio in Paris. (I find this poster of hers in which she is surrounded by a sample of her work to be beautiful.) She is currently part of an exhibition at the Centre Pampidou in — Continue reading

Papillon Chair

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Papillon Chair

   mater has just launched the Papillon chair at Salon de Mobile in Milan. Simply a magnificent chair with its stitched leather surface. The only downside is that we have to wait until this fall to purchase it for ourselves.   www.materdesign.com 

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

Lately I have been having a thing for Japanese inspired objects and unique seating…I can see I am not the only one….   1. MoCo Loco has all the scoop on this one and more.   2.  So compact and utilitarian. Cool folding stool by Riki Watanabe found on Design Addict.   — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

Modern Design is getting all fancy on me…. 1. Glamorized modern, showcased by Tom Dixon. Photo courtesy of Chaplins. 2. A very swanky reinvention of modern dazzle. Love this bedroom featured on Archinspire. 3. Also love the minimal details of this entry. Not overly done, and perfectly chic. Found this — Continue reading

Vitra Haus by Herzog & De Meuron Architects in Weil Am Rhein

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Vitra Haus by Herzog & De Meuron Architects in Weil Am Rhein

In January 2004, Vitra launched its Home Collection, which includes design classics as well as re-editions and products by contemporary designers. As a company whose previous activity was primarily focused on office furnishings and business clients, Vitra created the Home Collection with a new target group in mind: individual customers — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

With travel season on the horizon…I am finding many blog features about Modern hotels and getaways. Spotted the Claska Hotel on Elle Decor's blog this week.  A Japanese exchange student once told me that Tokyo translates to 'Modern'. I believed her. We were 12 and she was cool… I now know I was misguided…but — Continue reading

The Mobile Office and Other Practices of Everyday Design

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, DIY + How To, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
The Mobile Office and Other Practices of Everyday Design

I was recently turned on to the progressive and playful duo of The Practice of Everyday Design. Design-crush on both designer and product… Which is more cool, The Mobile Office which used discarded treasures repurposed for work? Or the cave inspired coffee table, The Stalac . The time lapse video is a — Continue reading

Desks

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Desks

This week I have two multifunctional desks to share with you.  One is a table that belongs in the fast lane of technology – MILK by Søren Rose – their website even says "we like to work, so we made a desk that likes to work too". If work is — Continue reading

DARKROOM.

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
DARKROOM.

In December 2009, DARKROOM opened its doors in London’s Bloomsbury neighborhood, and in just one month’s time it’s gained distinction for seamlessly blending high design and high fashion in a curated shop setting. But then could you expect anything less from founders Rhonda Drakeford and Lulu Roper-Caldbeck, two women with — Continue reading

New from Graham & Brown!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
New from Graham & Brown!

New wallpaper designs from Graham & Brown! The Cubix Wallpaper is a truly classic design shape which has been treated with gloss and metallic to create a contemporary geometric design, while the Concave Ogee Wallpaper features a flowing ogee which is highlighted with flashes of gloss and metallic. In the — Continue reading