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Popular post: Corian Loves Missoni

Categories: Art + Graphics, ICFF 2011, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Popular post: Corian Loves Missoni

What happens when you combine the colorful style of Missoni and the multiple application possibilities of Corian? Endless design fun throughout the house. In the bathroom: The shower floor, wall and ceiling become a seamless riot of color. In the kitchen: Vibrant, modern, cool. First shown as part of the — Continue reading

The Hello Poster Show

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The Hello Poster Show

I love good art, good ideas, and good causes, but all three together?  Talk about a trifecta.  If you’re down with art/ideas/causes too, check out The Hello Poster Show right this minute! About: The Hello Poster Show is a Seattle-based fundraising exhibition featuring silk screened posters created by designers and — Continue reading

Art Night Austin

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Art Night Austin

For those who don’t live in the most awesomest of cities (Austin) this post might seemingly have nothing to do with you; we will be focusing on a event coming up this weekend, and if you don’t live here, why would you need to know about it? BUT, this is — Continue reading

Orgatec

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Orgatec

Last month the lovely German city of Cologne hosted one of the most important events for the contract furniture market: Orgatec. The fair happens every two years and brings together some of the most important manufacturers, such as Herman Miller, Haworth and Giroflex. Although the fair has been much bigger — Continue reading

Cersaie, Bologna

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Washbasin at Rapsel

For me, 2010 has been all about visiting trade shows. I don`t think I`ve ever visited so many before, most of them for the very first time. September was a busy busy month, and I flew to Bologna (Italy) to take a look at Cersaie: the biggest bathroom furnishings and — Continue reading

MUJI-No Brand Quality Goods

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MUJI-No Brand Quality Goods

To mark its 30th anniversary, Muji (roughly translated = “no brand”) is commemorating its history with a monograph titled simply “Muji” …of course.  Muji products aspire to anonymity yet are created by some of the world’s foremost industrial designers.  Muji’s designs, as described by Kenya Hara of Muji, “is design — Continue reading

Jens Risom’s Classics

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Jens Risom’s Classics

The 94 year old Danish-American designer Jens Risom has entered a collaboration with Rocket Gallery in London. Benchmark has secured the production rights to re-launch Jens Risoms classics from the 1950s and 60s. Risom was born in Denmark in 1916 and went to Design School with Hans J. Wegner and — Continue reading

2010 European Capital of Culture

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
2010 European Capital of Culture

As the 2010 European Capital of Culture- Istanbul a global city that spreads between the two continents, offers lots of cultural, historical and social activities and alternatives. I find Istanbul intriguing, chaotic and enigmatic; a true special blend of the east and the west. The last time I was in the — Continue reading

Murakami in the Wonderland of Versailles

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Murakami in the Wonderland of Versailles

Takashi Murakami has been around for a while bridging the gap between the low and high art, synthesizing the east and west influences, and producing the -kawaii- cute cartoon characters with bright colors and big smiles for his prints and paintings.     An exhibition, which has recently opened, by Takashi — Continue reading

Tires Rock…and Roll

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Tires Rock…and Roll

Tire by Roy Lichtenstein 1970 image source: ElissaSCA Rob Pruitt 2010 Pattern and Degradation Opening reception at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and Maccarone, New York image source: VernissageTV Didier Didier Tires are in. Ever since we had the car tires balanced 3 weeks ago and found out they had weather cracking, — Continue reading

The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus Ohio, Mark Bradford, and me.

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The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus Ohio, Mark Bradford, and me.

Happy Monday – Blog2Modern Readers, I haven't had a chance to post an entry in a while, due to the fact that I am currently in Columbus, Ohio at the Wexner Center for the Arts (!!!)  I was invited (in August) to do a large-scale solo installation in the lobby — Continue reading

“You must know that hell exists because you already live in it”

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“You must know that hell exists because you already live in it”

Just saw The American. Engaging, great panoramic shots of the Apennines and Abruzzo region of Italy, not to mention frozen lakes in the blue fading light of a Swedish winter day. And George Clooney more uptight and nervous than you've ever seen him in any movie, always one eye over — Continue reading

Visual Journaling @Pikaland, A Sneak Peek

Categories: Art + Graphics, DIY + How To, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Visual Journaling @Pikaland, A Sneak Peek

Pika Artist Bootcamp 3: Create Your Own Story and Character Developmet "Often one on the largest obstacles to overcome when creating a story or plot or new work of art is the need to pre-think the story rather than letting it have an organic origin. Sometimes this puts the brakes — Continue reading

It’s hot, get naked.

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It’s hot, get naked.

Spencer Tunick, an artist who is famous for working with hundreds of nude bodies in his photographs since the mid-90′s is in the midst of several current projects including tackling each state in the US. above: “Mexico City 1 (Zócalo, MUCA/UNAM Campus)”, 2007 His work has spawned an unofficial website/blog — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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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

Artist Designed Mini-Golf a new fad?

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Artist Designed Mini-Golf a new fad?

Through September 16, the Salt Lake Art Center boasts 19 holes of indoor mini golf – a great way to beat the heat. Club sizes come in mini through tall adult and you can pick any golf ball color you would like, they have a rainbow of choices. 19 artists — Continue reading

The Golden Door open until September 6 only!

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The Golden Door open until September 6 only!

There is a very special mini golf course in Hamilton Square, Jersey City, NJ and it is only up for a few more weeks. It is open to the public dawn-thru-dusk. This project was curated by Christina Vassallo and includes:Victoria ColabroAsha GanpatDarren Jones & Ryan RoaHiroshi KumagaiTom McGlynnLaura NapierRisa PunoNyugen — Continue reading

Did you know that LACMA actually stands for “Lame Artists Create Most Art”?

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Did you know that LACMA actually stands for “Lame Artists Create Most Art”?

Rainn Wilson, known best as Dwight on The Office, took over the Twitter feed of LACMA for a project titled “I HATE LACMA,” offering his personal list of “many, many reasons why never to go to LACMA.” Rainn Wilson is one of the most followed celebrities on Twitter and LACMA is — Continue reading

Art inspiring Art every 24 hours, or Rebecca Campbell and Nicole Walker pick up the telephone

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Art inspiring Art every 24 hours, or Rebecca Campbell and Nicole Walker pick up the telephone

This week kicked off a game of sorts between artists that references the childhood game of Telephone. I had played it under a different name, Whisper down the lane. (Other handles the game is known under include Chinese Whispers, Grapevine, Broken Telephone, Gossip, Arab Phone, and probably played around the — Continue reading

Who is Oki Sato? What is Nendo?

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Who is Oki Sato? What is Nendo?

Oki Sato is famous designer. He was born in Toronto, Canada. In 2002 year he graduate from Waseda University. Immediately after that he established in Tokyo "nendo" Tokyo office – the design firm. Is he common extraordinary designer as most of 'creative' persons in all over the world? Well, I'd — Continue reading