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Dwell on Design Preview!

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Dwell on Design Preview!

The great celebration of design known as Dwell on Design is happening in Los Angeles June 22nd – June 24th, and we couldn’t be more excited to see what wonderful designs will be debuted there and what designers will show off their talent. We were lucky to get a preview — Continue reading

Who/What’s Hot in Graphic Design Right Now

Categories: Art + Graphics
Who/What’s Hot in Graphic Design Right Now

Boy we love staying on the cutting edge of what’s hot in the design world. As lovers of design, we have a special place in our heart for graphic design and illustration. As the magazine Computer Arts points out in their recent June issue, there are quite a few hip — Continue reading

Neon Stripes @ Akmerkez Fashion Side Out

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Neon Stripes @ Akmerkez Fashion Side Out

Can’t get enough of the neon trend and need some inspiration for something bold and wild that you could do in your house? Well, this is in a pop-up store window, so you’ll have to use your imagination on how this could apply to your home (painting stripes on a — Continue reading

Architects Collective’s Spaceship-like L-House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Architects Collective’s Spaceship-like L-House

We never really pass up on a chance to post about a home that has a distinct, spaceship-like feel. Why? Because we love the future and we love spaceships, duh. This home in Burgenland, Austria by the Architects Collective definitely has a futuristic feel with lots of angles, but it also — Continue reading

David Benjamin Sherry’s Astral Desert

Categories: Art + Graphics
David Benjamin Sherry’s Astral Desert

David Benjamin Sherry’s Astral Desert is a boldly colored examination of the textures and patterns of the desert and the hardened, crusty landscapes wherein. Known for crazy-colored, simple compositions, this new series premiered in 2012 is perfect for modern homes and would be a punch of abstract shape and color — Continue reading

Drooling Over Details: RAD’s Barbara Stools

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Drooling Over Details: RAD’s Barbara Stools

RAD, headed up by furniture designer Ryan Anderson and based in Austin, has been producing lots of simple, modern furniture designs that are plain fun for a couple of years. And though the Barbara Stool’s been around for awhile, we’re just continuously impressed with all the different ways in which — Continue reading

Sauvie Island Tiny House (Of Our Dreams)

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Sauvie Island Tiny House (Of Our Dreams)

If you’ve ever been on this blog before, you know how much we love a good tiny, modern cabin-like structure tucked away somewhere somewhat remote, still connected to the world through technology but just not surrounded by so many darn humans (this round-up of eight should be sufficient evidence). Well, — 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.

James Woolum of HMC Architects on Art and Architecture

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
James Woolum of HMC Architects on Art and Architecture

Society has a tendency to take art for granted.  Art is often perceived as something for the ‘select few’, often not going any further than being considered something ‘nice’ or ‘interesting.” But unless it sustains a career or is talked about in more places than the classroom or the studio, — Continue reading

Axo Light is 30% Off All May!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Axo Light is 30% Off All May!

You like what you see up there? Of COURSE you do. Axo Light’s modern lighting fixtures are sassy and sexy and would look amazing in any room of your house. So stop reading this dumb blog post that’s telling you Axo Light is 30% off until the end of May — Continue reading

Michelle Armas’ Cheery and Colorful Paintings

Categories: Art + Graphics
Michelle Armas’ Cheery and Colorful Paintings

Wow! Love loving Michelle Armas’ bold and bright modern fine art paintings. Energetic and cheerful, they really infuse the viewer with a sense of optimism. And the colors are superb: lots of warm reds, yellows and oranges mix with greens and more. Abstract and modern, drips mingle with slight geometric — Continue reading

Helen and Garson’s Hertfordshire Home

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Helen and Garson’s Hertfordshire Home

You know, as much as we love drooling over stunningly modern homes that only the very luckiest and richest few could probably afford, we also enjoy loving on a home that is totally accessible! You can say that’s our whole raison d’etre here at 2Modern — showing you that modern, — Continue reading

Eric Trine’s Earthy, Modern, Well-made Stuff

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Eric Trine’s Earthy, Modern, Well-made Stuff

Yum. We love when craftspeople describe themselves as a “maker of things.” Really shows that they feel connected to the actual process of building with materials. Which, in turn, makes people feel more connected to the products that they’re shelling a little extra out on. It’s a beautiful cycle that — Continue reading

Tarrytown House by Webber + Studio

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Tarrytown House by Webber + Studio

Bright, fresh and airy. That’s all we’re really looking for in a modern space (well, except when we’re looking for something cozy and dark…or something else…we like a lot of stuff, okay?!) and the Tarrytown House remodel by Austin-based Webber + Studio delivers like a mofo. We’re fainting over those — Continue reading

Summer House by Judith Benzer Architektur

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Summer House by Judith Benzer Architektur

Maybe it’s the light. Maybe it’s just the great angles that the architectural photographer used in the shots. The Summer House by Judith Benzer Architektur located in Burgenland, Austria is simply stunning. “The project Summer House in Southern Burgenland (Austria) describes a sharp-edged cubature which fits into its surroundings through its — Continue reading

8 Spaces that “Bring the Outdoors In” Crazy Good

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
8 Spaces that “Bring the Outdoors In” Crazy Good

It’s a concept as old as time in interiors and architecture: “Bring the outdoors in.” With good reason. Us humans like cavorting with nature, and we like it even more when we can cavort from the comforts of our own home. Here are eight spaces that do a great job — Continue reading

Casa 8×8 by Marià Castelló, Arquitecte

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Casa 8×8 by Marià Castelló, Arquitecte

Tiny tiny. That’s what we like when we’re searching for cool modern homes. Anyone can do something amazing with an unlimited amount of square footage to play around with, but we like seeing what hurdles a designer has to overcome when he or she is faces with a small space — Continue reading

Daphna Laurens’ Clever Dutch Designs

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Daphna Laurens’ Clever Dutch Designs

Hey Daphna Isaacs and Laurens Manders, the 1980s called…and they told me they WISHED this was the kind of furniture that came out of that decade. Mixing traditional Dutch sensibilities with retro elements, the Daphna Laurens team is creating some pretty clever modern furniture and accessories. Fanciful shapes mix with pure — Continue reading

Modern & Remote: Bridge Studio by Sanders Architecture

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern & Remote: Bridge Studio by Sanders Architecture

Are you the kind of person that gets a bit distracted? That can’t get any work done when there’s loud noises or people milling about? You might need to work in the Bridge Studio, by Sanders Architecture, located in the painfully beautiful but incredibly remote Deep Bay, the smallest community on — Continue reading

Textured Wood Pallet Accent Wall

Categories: DIY + How To
Textured Wood Pallet Accent Wall

Did you think we were done with shipping pallet project posts? Nice try! We’ll never stop. This one might be our favorite yet: Using the wood from pallets to create a modern, wooden accent wall! This wall was created for a little boy’s nursery, so the parents found untreated (no — Continue reading