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Posts Tagged: Design

Kriladesign’s Modern & Tech-y Lights

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Kriladesign’s Modern & Tech-y Lights

Cool lights! We came across this album on Google + (did you know 2Modern is on Google +) full of some colorful and modern lights that definitely sport an awesome shape and look to be flexible as all get out! Made by Italian brand Kriladesign, the Krila design collection is a — Continue reading

Oluce is Here!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
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

Austin Modern Home Tour Sneak Peek

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Austin Modern Home Tour Sneak Peek

February 2nd will bring another Modern Home Tour to the city of Austin, one of the premiere ways to get a look inside some of the best modern architecture and design around a city. Designed by some of the top creative minds in Austin, this year’s homes have really outdone — Continue reading

GABRIEL SCOTT Blackened Gold Collection

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
GABRIEL SCOTT Blackened Gold Collection

Got a lovely email from the folks behind GABRIEL SCOTT, a Canada-based design team comprised of GABRIEL Kakon and SCOTT Richler: “We are GABRIEL SCOTT. We are furniture designers who’ve recently launched our Blackened-Gold line at this years ICFF in New York with tremendous response. We are now reaching out to — 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

Sleek, DIY Way to Store Books & Magazines

Categories: DIY + How To
Sleek, DIY Way to Store Books & Magazines

There are stacks and stacks and stacks of books and magazines around my house. As a design lover and design blogger, I’ve just got loads of the things coming in on a daily basis. And as a pack rat, I find it impossible to throw or give any of these — Continue reading

Fall’s Hottest Design Trends?

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Fall’s Hottest Design Trends?

Why the question mark at the end of that title and the ones in the main image? Simple: we’ve definitely got our ideas for some of Fall’s hottest design trends, but we certainly want to hear what you think is gonna be hot in the upcoming months, too! Is there a — Continue reading

Mell Lawrence Architect’s Mod Cott

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Mell Lawrence Architect’s Mod Cott

Would you love to see a view like that as you turn the corner of your home, headed for your front door? We sure would. This is only a guest house and weekend retreat, but with sexy lines like this, our arms could be twisted to stay here year around. — Continue reading

Modfire: The Best Outdoor Fireplace. Ever.

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modfire: The Best Outdoor Fireplace. Ever.

2Modern is extraordinarily excited to present Modfire, the genius design by Phoenix-based custom metal artist Brandon Williams. Brandon, who one night was roasting marshmallows with his young son, was enjoying a night of crackling fire and sweet treats, but felt there was a certain level of aesthetic enjoyment missing from the — Continue reading

Interview: Founders of Somnium Mattresses

Categories: Exclusive Interviews, Modern Decor + Objects
Interview: Founders of Somnium Mattresses

What’s the most important home item that few people spend enough time considering — or paying — for? The not-quite-sexiest-to-talk about mattress. Maybe it’s not as fun as picking out patterned wallpaper or a colorful sofa, but your mattress choice deserves a lot of attention. The statistic that we spend — Continue reading

Don’t Just Live Modern, Wear it!

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Don’t Just Live Modern, Wear it!

Surely by now you know what a resource for hot modern sofas, beds, chairs, lighting and more 2Modern is, but did you know we also carry a wide range of modern delights for you yourself? Like, wearable jewelry, bags and scarves that you can take out of your home and — Continue reading

Ramona Flume’s View of Norway

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel
Ramona Flume’s View of Norway

Self-professed writer and adventurer Ramona Flume is also quite the photographer, recently snapping some photographs of Norway so tantalizing that we’re looking up airline tickets right this moment. Capturing the fierce natural spirit of this beautiful country, she also does a stand-up job of snapping both traditional and modern architecture, — Continue reading

Don’t let a small space stop you.

Categories: DIY + How To
Don’t let a small space stop you.

You might be tempted to stuff your small space with an equally small couch or slim set of chairs, but let us say this today, right now: don’t ignore a sectional if you’ve got a cozy space, for a lovely sectional might make a space even more cozier. As long — Continue reading

Awesome Mid-Century Modern Design: Ferris Home by Bruce Walker in Spokane

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Awesome Mid-Century Modern Design: Ferris Home by Bruce Walker in Spokane

How about some Mid-Century Modern-ness this lovely Monday?!!? We’ve got the gorgeous photos of a house in Spokane, Washington, designed in 1954 and built in 1955. It’s considered by many to be the best example of Mid-Century design in Spokane, but also the best example of work done by MCM — Continue reading

DIY Color Pop Idea: Vivacious Vignette

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Color Pop Idea: Vivacious Vignette

Love the idea of grabbing foam core and poster board from your local craft store in a really striking color, adding a thin sheet of plywood, and leaning them all against the wall behind a few simple pieces of furniture. What an extraordinarily affordable way to add color to a — Continue reading

Summer is for Playtime!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Summer is for Playtime!

Summer means the kids are usually home, and for those long swaths of time when they’re not at summer camp and it’s too hot to stick them outdoors, there’s a good chance they’ll be inside, in your hair. Or worse — watching television that’ll rot their brains! Don’t let the — Continue reading

Inspiration: 6 Minimal, Modern Dining Rooms

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Inspiration: 6 Minimal, Modern Dining Rooms

Dreamy Modern Swedish Apartment Jun Murata’s Cafe KBT Renovation Amphidromous Rectangle: Minimal Renovation Swedish Barn-like House for Sale More Swedish, Drool-Worthy Design (4 Sale) The Brick House- Dining Room

RAD Furniture’s Howard Stool

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
RAD Furniture’s Howard Stool

All-weather. Stackable. Available in 3 sizes and various colors. Powder-coated. Fresh design. Modern. AWESOME. We foretold of Howard’s coming in our last RAD Furniture post about the Barbara Stool, and we couldn’t be happier that he’s finally here.  Well, will be here. Howard officially debuts July 31st, but you can — Continue reading

Swedish Barn-like House for Sale

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Swedish Barn-like House for Sale

You bet it’s another home for sale in Sweden somewhere with sleek modern interiors that will make you furious that you probably can’t afford it. Though to be fair this one is only around 200k which isn’t really that bad considering how awesome this space is. Are you looking at — Continue reading

More Swedish, Drool-Worthy Design (4 Sale)

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
More Swedish, Drool-Worthy Design (4 Sale)

Okay before you get mad at us for posting more Swedish real estate that you couldn’t possibly afford, hear us out: this one really is decorated in a way that we think you could get a lot of inspiration from for you own home! Especially digging the fun hanging solutions — Continue reading