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Posts Tagged: furniture

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

French & Fabulous Furniture: Singularité

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
French & Fabulous Furniture: Singularité

Founded in 2012, Singularité is a furniture company that works closely with emerging design and art talent in France and Europe — folks who love high-quality craftsmanship, creativity, experimentation and more. Singularité provides limited editions, collectables and unique pieces. “We support and share the high-end design of a rising generation of — Continue reading

Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading

I love this concept from Austin TX based, Trout Studios,  furniture makers.  A novel idea to use a seat on a chain instead of a ladder to get to those out of reach books.  Their system of L shaped shelving can be used to stack books in various configurations gaining — 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

Daniel Schofield Makes Cool Furniture

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Daniel Schofield Makes Cool Furniture

Daniel Schofield makes cool furniture for modern spaces. For small spaces. For spaces filled with people who only want to fill spaces with cool things. Characterized by blond wood, pops of bold color, interesting shapes, rounded corners and beautiful lines. Based in Sheffield, England, “Daniel Schofield Studio designs and makes — Continue reading

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

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.

Jobe Fabrications’ Industrial, Handmade Looks

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Jobe Fabrications’ Industrial, Handmade Looks

Bryan Jobe of Jobe Fabrications loves steel. Like, loves. The way it looks, the way it feels. He loves steel so much, it plays the starring role in the modern/industrial furniture he makes under the name Jobe Fabrications. Based in Austin, Texas, he enjoys leaving the steel mainly untouched and — Continue reading

Zoë Mowat’s Warm Forms & Furniture

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Zoë Mowat’s Warm Forms & Furniture

We sound like a broken record sometimes, but truly: we’re amazed that anyone can come up with a new design with traditional furniture shapes anymore! It always seems like everything’s been done before and then you come across something like Zoë Mowat’s work and you realize you’ve just been delighted and — 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

New FUBI Home Office Series from IN

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New FUBI Home Office Series from IN

FUBI — which stands for “Furniture Used By Individual —  is a brand from the company IN. “The main goal was to consolidate like-minded people to work together. These conditions are great for designers/architects and for potential clients. In 2009 our production facility was opened. Using our accumulated experience and — Continue reading

Purple Hill House by Iroje KHM Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Purple Hill House by Iroje KHM Architects

“Angles is not something this house is lacking in.” “Sheesh, leave some angles for the rest of us!” “If a transformer and the mom from Beetlejuice built a home together, it’d look like this.” These are all possible first sentences we wanted to start this post about the Purple Hill — Continue reading

4 DIY details: 2 for you and 2 for your home

Categories: DIY + How To
4 DIY details: 2 for you and 2 for your home

Don’t have a lot of time but want to add unique, hip touches of DIY to your home? We scour the internet for you to find the coolest of DIY projects that don’t take a lot of time or money to do. Here are four recent ones we found that — Continue reading

Interview with Monte Design Group, in honor of our “Glide into Spring” contest!

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Interview with Monte Design Group, in honor of our “Glide into Spring” contest!

Reposting this great interview with Monte Design Group, who are furnishing the awesome grand prize in our going-on-right-now-so-hurry “Glide Into Spring” Contest. Comfort. That’s not a word we use often when speaking about modern design and modern furniture. That’s not to say that there isn’t any comfortable modern furniture out — Continue reading

Mutation by Maarten De Ceulaer

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Mutation by Maarten De Ceulaer

What’s with this trend of posting design-y things that are kind of cool but also kind of creepy we’ve got going on this week? No comment. Just came across designer Maarten De Ceulaer’s “Mutation” furniture series. Kind of looks like he stuck a bunch of plastic furniture into a giant — Continue reading

Duffy London’s Shadow Chairs, by Chris Duffy

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Duffy London’s Shadow Chairs, by Chris Duffy

Optical illusions for the home are good, we think. Or at the very least kind of fun! Digging these shadow chairs and shadow rugs by Duffy London, helmed by witty idea-maker Chris Duffy. Available in some bright colors, Chris works at having some environmentally-friendly factors, which is nice. Based in — Continue reading

Interiors: Het zwarte huis (The black house)

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Het zwarte huis (The black house)

You know our love affair with modern homes that don’t feel cold and sterile, rather warm and inviting. This project by Bakers Architecten in Utrecht, Netherlands definitely fits that description perfectly. You can see in these lovely interior shots that although plenty of modern materials and colors, like concrete and gray, are — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: Ka-Lai Chan

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Ka-Lai Chan

Ka-Lai Chan started a design studio soon after graduating from school in 2009, planning to specialize in interior designs. She’s got a great mix of cultures, being a young Dutch designer of Asian origin, and she loves mixing materials, too. Her work as an organic feel to it with amorphous — Continue reading

Rib Armchair by Ricardo Garza Marcos

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Rib Armchair by Ricardo Garza Marcos

Mexican designer and architect, Ricardo Garza Marcos, has released a new design project.  Say hello to the Rib Armchair.  Marcos, who founded rgarzamarcos Design in Monterrey, Mexico, consistently creates pieces that are beautifully designed and well executed.  This particular chair is made from six solid wood ribs then lined with veneer.  The — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: The Design Pallet

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: The Design Pallet

If there’s one thing we love a tad bit more than awesome modern design it’s awesome modern design made with reclaimed materials. It’s just impressive when you can take something that used to be something else and still see the potential in it (as opposed to just seeing potential in — Continue reading