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Interiors: Milk and Honey Home

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Milk and Honey Home

While we usually focus on just one space with pretty rockin’ interiors for our interiors feature posts, sometimes we come across an interior designer so amazing that it’s just not possible to choose any one space, as is the case with the portfolio of firm Milk and Honey. Good golly — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: Kino Guerin

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Kino Guerin

One of the neatest things about furniture design is that for quite some time, furniture had just a few shapes and types that it came in, you know? Table. Chair. Bed. Furniture is designed for specific human purposes and functions and since humans are basically the same our furniture needs — Continue reading

Live Modern: Villa Morild

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Villa Morild

We’ve really found ourselves to be quite the fans of Saunders Architecture, having featured a number of their structures before (namely their Norwegian, Sci-fi summer house). Their architecture is just so dreamy, otherworldly and imaginative, just like their Villa Morild we’re featuring right now. We love how they’ve included photographs — Continue reading

4 DIY Projects You Can Do THIS Weekend!

Categories: DIY + How To
4 DIY Projects You Can Do THIS Weekend!

Is a room or rooms in your house in a sorry, unfinished, uncompleted state? Are you tired of staring at blank walls and missing window treatments? We’ve got four DIY projects that would be easy, fast and totally accomplishable this weekend. Not only that — they all look good together, — Continue reading

Interiors: Susanna Vento

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Susanna Vento

If you’re looking for a little calming, dynamic modern interior inspiration, look no farther than designer Susanna Vento. These spaces are so spot on. Loving that herringbone wood slat wall made of light-colored wood that really warms the space and love that it ends kind of halfway on the wall — Continue reading

KNOLL IS HERE

Categories: News + Events + Contests
KNOLL IS HERE

Harry Bertoia. George Nakashima. Jens Risom. Marcel Breuer. Florence Knoll. The names of the designers who shaped the very idea of modernism. Whose designs are so classic, so jaw-dropping, so powerful that they still command a space whenever they’re in a room. We don’t have to spend paragraphs talking about how — Continue reading

Modern Eye Candy: Anderson Miller

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern Eye Candy: Anderson Miller

Sure we get inspiration from plenty of gorgeous homes, but if you’ve ever luxuriated in the glamour of a finely designed hotel and wished your own place emulated a hotel lobby or plush hotel suite, then perhaps you should get your inspiration from such! Today’s eye candy comes courtesy of — Continue reading

How-to: Industrial Rolling Coffee Table

Categories: DIY + How To
How-to: Industrial Rolling Coffee Table

Curbly and 2Modern’s own Capree are such good hunters of the best DIY projects. And to think this was once a piece from IKEA! Amazing. The folks who made this project are Dutch and brilliant. They gave these IKEA Besta cabinets some super awesome fresh coats of colorful paint, but — Continue reading

More Eye Candy: Zero Energy Design

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
More Eye Candy: Zero Energy Design

Today’s eye candy comes courtesy of talented Boston-based firm Zero Energy Design, and boy do they sure know how to design a house. Nature’s tough competition when it comes to the looking good category, but in all these photos we nearly have to declare Zero Energy Design’s work the winner. Their insides — Continue reading

FUBI: Furniture Used by Individual

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
FUBI: Furniture Used by Individual

We got an email all the way from Latvia today, showcasing some pretty darn cool furniture designs that we’re digging on this lovely first day of the week. The color palette of bright, bold, youthful hues is definitely the sort of thing we need to wake up today, but the — Continue reading

New Work from LAMP!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New Work from LAMP!

We’ve talked before about how much we loved the work coming out of LAMP, a cool design company “dedicated to producing timeless furniture and accessories for the modern lifestyle through melding old world craft with new world technology” and headed up by designer and founder Scott Fisher. You know what — Continue reading

Interiors: House in El Carmen

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: House in El Carmen

Though we know better by now, sometimes when we think of a modern interior, we think of one devoid of color, full of monotone color palettes, barely any furnishings and a cold, stark aesthetic. Doesn’t sound very appealing, does it? It never really did to us, either, until we saw — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: Hatch Workshop

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Hatch Workshop

We often speak about really liking what people do when they create modern furniture that has a fresh angle or unique take. But there’s something else that modern designers can do to really set themselves apart in the design world: make unique furniture pieces that you don’t see everyday! How — Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Andy Lacey of Olli & Lime

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Exclusive Interview: Andy Lacey of Olli & Lime

How do people grow up to be hip, cool and well-adjusted? Probably a lot of ways, but no doubt spending the first few years of your life in a spectacularly decorated modern nursery and kid’s room doesn’t hurt. For those parents (and toddlers) with a discerning palette and penchant for — Continue reading

François Chambard of UM Project

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
François Chambard of UM Project

2Modern is so pleased to announce yet another designer who has come aboard this summer: François Chambard of UM Project. “UM” stands for “user” and “maker” and François’ philosophies about creating furniture fit ours to a “T”. He believes in connecting the person making the product with the person who will be — Continue reading

Uncomfortably Anthropomorphic Furniture by Emily Vislocky

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Uncomfortably Anthropomorphic Furniture by Emily Vislocky

Meet Poke & Squeeze, a set of tables by Brooklyn-based designer Emily Vislocky. The drawers of the tables playfully beckon users to either poke or squeeze a flexible interface to reveal the contents of the drawer. See the whole project here. This post comes courtesy of Gloria Torrijos from our “make — Continue reading

How to: Protect Furniture in this Heat!

Categories: DIY + How To
How to: Protect Furniture in this Heat!

We believe in long lasting, high-quality furniture around these parts. Not only do we carry a number of brands and designers who create these kind of pieces on 2Modern, but we try to highlight those kinds of principles on this blog, too. The upside of quality furniture is that they — Continue reading

Interview: Concrete Designs of James De Wulf

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Interview: Concrete Designs of James De Wulf

Is concrete…sexy? Before you laugh or start to say no, we implore you to check out the evidence in the amazingly creative work of James De Wulf. He’s making concrete look sleek, modern and yes, quite sexy. He’s mastering concrete — finding exciting ways to manipulate the material, creating gorgeous furniture — Continue reading

TRUCK :: Modern Furniture

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
TRUCK :: Modern Furniture

I don’t know what I love more: Truck’s gorgeous, hand-crafted furniture or their dreamlike product photos.  Or maybe I love their philosophy and mission statement the most: “We design the kind of furniture we want ourselves, regardless of fashion.  We respect the properties of the materials―wood, leather, steel―we use and — Continue reading

Modular and Flat Pack Furniture by Eric Billig!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Modular and Flat Pack Furniture by Eric Billig!

We first came across Austin furniture designer Eric Billig’s work when we saw some of his creations in concrete. He’s kind of a master with the material, and has a unique aesthetic that really sets himself apart. Well, it turns out concrete isn’t the only thing he’s good at working — Continue reading