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Posts Tagged: Lighting

Patricia Urquiola: Vieques Island

Categories: Local + Travel
Patricia Urquiola: Vieques Island

An earlier post at 2Modern design blog covered Patricia Urquiola's tile work which was delightful! Her focus on creating industrial products with personality and her approach to integrate layers of history into the memoriable patterns surely trigger sensation and success. Patricia Urquiola's advise for new designers is to find ‚Äúa few cultural — Continue reading

Glass Lamps By Produzione Privata

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Glass Lamps By Produzione Privata

I know, I know, another wonderful design out of Italy.  Mouth-blown Murano glass like a master craftsmen no less.  These wonderful lamps are from the Italian design firm Produzione Privata.   The Acquatinta lamp has several finishes to choose from.  I like the transparent green it looks almost retro.  This lamp‚Äôs — Continue reading

Modern Marvel

Categories: Uncategorized
Modern Marvel

All was a flutter yesterday afternoon and into the night at the New York Design Center‚Äôs What‚Äôs New, What‚Äôs Next, a virtual, in-the-flesh celebratory open house with programs by editors from top design and shelter publications, dealers, curators, authors and designers about every imaginable topic. Yours truly was present for — Continue reading

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

Categories: Uncategorized
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

New from 2Modern: Leucos, Petunia Pickle Bottom, Heller, Fatboy, Shine Labs, and more

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New from 2Modern: Leucos, Petunia Pickle Bottom, Heller, Fatboy, Shine Labs, and more

  Introducing the new Metallic Soul Bag from Fatboy! This fashionable bag has the same familiar feel as the origanl Soulbag, but this shiny variant gives a different shine to the soul.     Oeuf has added walnut options to their popular Sparrow Collection which include their Dresser, Crib, and — Continue reading

New on 2Modern: Knoll Kids, EVRT, FLOS, Bholu, and more

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New on 2Modern: Knoll Kids, EVRT, FLOS, Bholu, and more

Brand new to 2Modern, Knoll Kids is a collection of spirited, modern furniture scaled for a younger generation. With the largest amount of fabrics and colors offered yet on 2Modern, we are proud to be one of the few online retailers to offer the full line of Knoll Kids products. — Continue reading

Whimsically Wonderful

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Whimsically Wonderful

Have you ever found something you think so wonderful you try and rationalize when and how you can convince yourself you need one? I stumbled on this weeks ago, considered buying it for my expecting cousin and have since become completely obsessed with J Schatz Egg Lamp.   Child-like whimsy can — Continue reading

Mod DIY :: TV Table Lamp

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Decor + Objects
Mod DIY :: TV Table Lamp

Blogger buddy Baz aka Atomic Indy sent over this incredibly clever DIY project he recently completed: an old, yard-sale-acquired TV turned hip, mod table lamp!  After gutting a Sony TV-750, our man Baz installed a low-wattage CFL before applying his favorite Julius Shulman image to the back of the screen.  — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

Visual candy and organic luminaires…spotted treasures from the design world. The Contemporist featured this beautiful light by Sarah Parkes at Smalltown. Beautiful shadows…this could be a spectacular outdoor piece as well.  Organic treasures always fancy my design senses. A departure from the standard 'ideal' I tend to lean towards in — Continue reading

New from 2Modern!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
New from 2Modern!

New from John Kelly Furniture: The Rho Series – a collection of contemporary furnishing that is a perfect high-tech solution for any outdoor space. Rho's offering includes a Dining Armchair, Lounge Chair, Chaise Lounge, Love Seat, Ottoman, Tray Table, Round Table, and Square Table. All pieces are available in 10 — Continue reading

Flower Power By David Wiseman

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Flower Power By David Wiseman

I will be the first to admit I like my flowers alive and not in the form of a painting or a sculpture or plastic.  However…apparently I do make exceptions.  This branch chandelier with illuminated flowers intrigued me when I first saw it.  How clever I thought and attractive.  How — Continue reading

New from 2Modern!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
New from 2Modern!

Introducing Erich Ginder on 2Modern! This series of home accessories is produced by hand in a tiny studio located in San Francisco’s mission district. The Ghost Antler‘s naturalistic forms combined with smooth geometric shapes create a sculptural place to hang coats, towels, and hats. The Wilderness Lamp is lined with — Continue reading

New on 2Modern!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
New on 2Modern!

Jennifer Delonge has introduced a variety of new fabrics and colors! The new fabrics come in Basic Linen, Modern Texture, Velvet, and Premium Linen. Two new lamps from Verpan! The Moon pendant lamp is one of Verner Panton's earliest luminaries, consisting of ten ring-shaped aluminum blades positioned in such a — Continue reading

Cadmo

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Cadmo

Meet Cadmo, Karim Rashid’s sleek, space-age design for Artemide.   "Now available in red, the Cadmo floor lamp features a steel body with a red lacquered exterior and a white powder-coated interior, a mirrored-steel weighted metal base, and an on-off dimmer control on the cord for independent operation of each of — Continue reading

Sunday Wall Light

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Sunday Wall Light

The Sunday Wall Light pulls double duty as a shelf and lighting source in one!  For a cozier light source (or to set the mood) flip the socket and you have yourself a candlestick holder.  Nice.  Great as a bedside table, in a hallway, or next to your favorite chair.  — Continue reading

New Exclusive 2Modern Lighting Line

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New Exclusive 2Modern Lighting Line

2Modern co-founders Greg Finney and Jennifer Sitko have come together to form a new and modern lighting line. The collection features contemporary lamp designs that have been hand-crafted in the USA. Modern fixture fans will find lamps made from brushed metals, embellished with unique designs, and topped with linen shades — Continue reading

Limber Timber Lighting

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Limber Timber Lighting

For a desk lamp with a difference, design and architecture studio TAF have created the beautifully simple Wood Lamp for Scandinavian company Muuto. The low-tech pine lamp features an exposed cord and expressed joints in an unapologetically functionalist form.     As with much good design, the end result seems — Continue reading

Ribbon Lights

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Ribbon Lights

I want a room full of these beautiful lights made by design group Monochro.

BestLite

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
BestLite

In my opinion Bestlite is really the best light – plain and simple! The story of BestLite goes back to 1926 when Robert Dudley Best designed the first BestLite lamp – BL1. It became a national phenomenon in England during second world war, since Winston Churchill had an example of — Continue reading