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Posts Tagged: Lighting

Light Show

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Light Show

New Zealand designer David Trubridge has cornered the market on intricately constructed, dazzlingly beautiful pendant lights comprised of interlocking bamboo modules. His latest creation, Manuka, debuts this weekend during New York Design Week. Named after the flower of a New Zealand tree, Manuka is an especially large hanging ball (the smaller — Continue reading

Light Bulb

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Light Bulb

Talk about flower power! This Tulip lamp is designed for either indoor our outdoor use, but why waste a 5 ft plant (there’s also a tabletop version) inside the house when it can be garden ornament, outdoor lighting and party conversation piece all in one? Made by Italian brand Myyour, — Continue reading

Use Mobiles, Wallpaper, Lighting, Mood & More

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Use Mobiles, Wallpaper, Lighting, Mood & More

January already more than halfway over and you’re not quite sure where the month’s gone? Already feeling a little stressed, overworked, exhausted and bummed out that your resolution to be more calm and balanced this year is kind of going by the wayside? It may be time to add 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

Crazy Modern Lighting! A Round-up.

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Crazy Modern Lighting! A Round-up.

Lighting, and even especially light bulbs, have changed pretty rapidly and wildly since their inception not that long ago. Could Edison have ever imagined the path these brilliant little light-makers would have made when he first built upon the idea? Likely not, considering many of us can’t even imagine some — Continue reading

New (ish) to 2Modern!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New (ish) to 2Modern!

Okay so Bover, the amazing, Barcelona, Spain-based lighting company, isn’t brand new to 2Modern, but we’re calling this a relaunch because we have revamped all their offerings with new items, new photos, new info and more. Makers of sleek table lamps, sconces, hanging lights and more, they’re well-priced, well-made and perfect — Continue reading

Vintage Lighting Resource: 360 Volt

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Vintage Lighting Resource: 360 Volt

Stumbled (quite literally) into our idea of heaven: a personal, local store in Amsterdam wall-to-wall full of industrial, vintage lighting fixtures and light-up letters. We were almost brought to tears. Called 360 Volt, it’s located down a few stairs in the basement of one of Amsterdam’s adorable canal houses on — Continue reading

New @ 2Modern: Lightecture!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
New @ 2Modern: Lightecture!

Looking for bold modern lighting that has a soft, sensuous, almost-feminine appeal to it? Something with the hard-edged look of geometry but made out of materials that convey a level of softness? The sort of light fixtures that you might want to hug because they look so nice? New at — Continue reading

Marset Modern — Dreamy, Sleek and Yours

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Marset Modern — Dreamy, Sleek and Yours

Do you love good design? Of course you do. You’re here, on the blog, being awesome about loving design. We want to give you a little more in-depth information about your favorite topic: design, and specifically about three products from a fabulous modern design company called Marset: MANHATTAN / I’LL — 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

Copper Lamp

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Copper Lamp

We can’t get enough of the copper trend happening right now.  It mixes so well with other materials and colors.  Copper and wood make for a fantastic team, as well as copper and stone.  Daniella Witte, a photographer and shop owner, created this copper floor lamp, which also is available — 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

Weekend House by David Jay Weiner

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Weekend House by David Jay Weiner

Hooray for tiny modern homes! Well, okay, if the title of this home is any indication, then this is someone’s weekend home and that means they probably have a bigger, even more gorgeous home somewhere else. But, what this architectural design by David Jay Weiner, Architects proves is that you don’t — Continue reading

Delightfull’s MCM-inspired lights that kind of look like musical instruments for your ceiling

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Delightfull’s MCM-inspired lights that kind of look like musical instruments for your ceiling

Is that a trombone with light bulbs?! Nope! It’s one of Delightfull’s newest light fixtures, the Clark suspension light, and wouldn’t it look pretty killer in a Mid-Century Modern tricked out dining room over a sweet, sleek dining table? We also kind of dig the Ike suspension light, which still — 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

Porcelain Flashlight Pendants

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Porcelain Flashlight Pendants

  Flashlights create light so why wouldn’t you use them for interior lighting?!  These porcelain “Flashlight” pendants are a fresh and creative way to display light.  The price is low so you could group them together or keep it simple and hang just one.  How great would they be over — Continue reading

Live Modern: Casa Conde

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Casa Conde

If you love brick red you’re going to love this place. The Casa Conde by SAMF Arquitectos located in Pinhal Conde da Cunha, Portugal has a warm, friendly brick exterior that is textured, and beautiful. Though red brick might seem like the sort of thing you would see in institutional — Continue reading

Down Under Modern: Peninsula House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Down Under Modern: Peninsula House

Boy we’re loving this Aussie example of modern home design! Located in Victoria, Australia and designed by Watson Architecture + Design the homes really sits in and respects the awesome wild surroundings of its yard. It’s also seems to have the colors of the region pulsating through its corridors. We love — Continue reading

Live Modern: Page Road Residence

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Page Road Residence

Ooh what a cheery house! We bet even on a gray day a house like this would still be full of people with the most pleasant of personalities and moods. Why? Well that gorgeous yellow-tinted exterior probably wouldn’t hurt. And all the gorgeous multitudes of wood tones, bold colors, soft — Continue reading

Live Modern: The Lanes

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: The Lanes

Say what you will about modern homes not fitting into the aesthetic look of an existing neighborhood, but sometimes it’s fun to see a structure that is just so original it excites and delights. There’s no way that you’d miss this house if you drove by it; the pointed roof — Continue reading