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Posts Tagged: Living Room

Tio Collection

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Tio Collection

Designing with metal wires is like drawing in 3D space. By carefully considering how a few bent steel rods are positioned, Massproductions have created a truly comfortable, elegant and stackable chair. A feeling of transparency is achieved with this material, especially evident in the easy chair version, which uses the — Continue reading

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

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

Acrylic Is Back

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Acrylic Is Back

  moon chair – HStudio Am I dreaming or did I just wake up and is it the 90‚Äôs?  Fashion these days is a reinterpretation of the 80‚Äôs and 90‚Äôs.  Why should furniture be any different?   We have seen the revival of acrylic, and for some of us it never — 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

Rita Chair + Table :: RS Barcelona

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Rita Chair + Table :: RS Barcelona

I love this steel and wood furniture series from RS Barcelona: bright and colorful with all the right angles.  Could you ask for more?  I mean, really.  Just look at that gorgeous blending of materials!  Mm-mm! About: The secret of her beauty is her simplicity, her sincerity. Rita doesn‚Äôt try — Continue reading

Panton Chair

Categories: Uncategorized
Panton Chair

Verner Panton has said that he started working on the Panton Chair in 1959/60, so we celebrate the 50th birthday for the Panton Chair. The chair has become one of the Danish Design Icons. Produced by Vitra in 1967 for the first time. I like that they later made a miniature — Continue reading

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

Categories: Uncategorized
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

Lucienne Day: colorful and whimsical

Categories: Uncategorized
Lucienne Day: colorful and whimsical

Lucienne Day, a 20thcentury English textile designer whose fabrics inspired by abstract patterns, nature and modern art, brought the contemprorary design into everyone's homes. I enjoy exploring Lucienne Day's design which has timeless qualities: cheerful, doodle like, fun and fresh.   Lucienne Day made her name and career by Calyx, a — Continue reading

Modern Prints

Categories: Uncategorized
Modern Prints

These prints, found on Etsy  are inspired by graphic design, dutch design, and traditional architectural drawings.  They create depth and an artificial space through strategic layering of type, geometric forms, color, and architectural drawings. I find them cold, yet captivating and beautiful.  The compositions are complex and tell of a refined — Continue reading

Modern Book Cases

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Book Cases

I know Kindles and E-Book readers are what all the cool kids are doing, but I'm still a die-hard book fan. Although, I can only afford one of those cheapo Ikea bookcases, but in my ideal loft apartment, I'll own one of these really cool, modern book cases. The Beehive — Continue reading

DIY Pet Bed :: Hindsvik

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Decor + Objects
DIY Pet Bed :: Hindsvik

I love the idea behind this über simple pet bed created by the good folks behind Hindsvik, a shop specializing in vintage goods.  Shop owners Daniel and Valeria set out to create a cozy nook for their cat, Lambi, while still maintaining the aesthetic of their modern, Scandinavian-inspired home.  Using — Continue reading

Concrete Wall

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Concrete Wall

Talk about transforming a space.  Try using these realistic wallpapers from Concretewall, developed by Moment Kommunikasjon. See more here. So cool.

Acapulco Chair

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Acapulco Chair

Oficina Kreativa is a creative work group within the field of art, architecture, and design. Jacob Fasting and Kirsten Krogh founded the office in 2008. It is located in Mexico City and Copenhagen. Oficina Kreativa is engaged in the design and production of furniture and in theoretical and artistic practice. It is — Continue reading

Ghislaine Viñas :: Interior Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Ghislaine Viñas :: Interior Design

I'm a true believer in using bold colors and patterns in the home, so when I saw Ghislaine Viñas' interior design portfolio, I was floored!  She has such an incredible understanding of color and space, it's no wonder she won Pantone's "Color Outside the Lines" competition for use of color — Continue reading

The 7 Commandments

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
The 7 Commandments

The 7 commandments from the Design Bible. I am going to put this in my office and hand this out to all current and potential clients. You can buy this wall graphic, along with several other amazing designs, at Harmonie-intérieure

Sam Winston – Text as Art

Categories: Art + Graphics
Sam Winston – Text as Art

I came across the work of Sam Winston, a British artist, and am in love with it. So poetic, visual, labor intensive. His work is currently on show in the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. The institutions that have collected his work read like a laundry list of the — Continue reading

Angela Adams :: Fall 2010

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Angela Adams :: Fall 2010

Oh, look at me go!  I'm such a sucker for Angela Adams (I even saved up my pennies and bought her Canopy/Indigo rug after coveting it for nearly three years).  As an Angela fan, I'm always excited when she announces new patterns and colorways.  For example, her beloved "Ocean" pattern — Continue reading

A Parisienne in Brooklyn by Carol VanderKloot

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
A Parisienne in Brooklyn by Carol VanderKloot

Ok, this year's New York International Gift Fair at Javits Center was so dominated by vintage-inspired, knotty pined, whip stitched, whimsical objet made in China, I needed a break. Plus, many exhibitors showed copious copies of works by Gio Ponti, Alexander Girard, David Hicks, with NO mention or credit given. — Continue reading