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Light-filled Modern Swedish Dream Home

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Light-filled Modern Swedish Dream Home

Do you have 4.5 million dollars? Then this lovely home in Sweden could be yours! Just listen to this place: “The main floor features a magnificent, spacious living room, dining room and kitchen in an open layout and with amazing views, as well as a bedroom and an office. Direct access — 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

DIY Modern PlayHive for Kids

Categories: DIY + How To, Kids + Baby
DIY Modern PlayHive for Kids

The PlayHive is a backyard play structure that just about anyone can make for their kids pretty quickly, to get to the squeals of joy coming from them quicker. All you need is some basic carpentry skills, some 2x4s, screws and common tools (like a chop-saw, a sander and a — 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

Austin Modern Home Tour Sneak Peek

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Austin Modern Home Tour Sneak Peek

February 2nd will bring another Modern Home Tour to the city of Austin, one of the premiere ways to get a look inside some of the best modern architecture and design around a city. Designed by some of the top creative minds in Austin, this year’s homes have really outdone — Continue reading

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

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

DIY: 3-Tiered Modern Plate Planter

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: 3-Tiered Modern Plate Planter

When we first spotted a photo of this project, we thought it’d be very complicated, involved and require a lot of skills and power tools we just don’t have. Weren’t we just delighted to know that’s just not true. Since one modern planter full of succulents is good looking, surely — Continue reading

The HemLoft: A Modern Tree House!

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
The HemLoft: A Modern Tree House!

The origin of this modern tree house starts out in quite the unique way, well, actually, we’ll let the builder, Joel Allen, say it in his own words: “I’m just going to come out and say it. I tried to retire at the age of 26 and failed. What does this — Continue reading

Austin-based Sway’s Modern, Exotic Design

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Austin-based Sway’s Modern, Exotic Design

Austin’s newest edition to the culinary scene is a dark and cozy modern Australian-influenced Thai restaurant with a sleek graphic brand identity, good food and a slew of enviable (and potentially steal-able) architectural details: Sway. The large-scale, black caned over-table lighting seems to grab your attention first. Warm, cherry-esque, wide — Continue reading

Tiled and Minimal Modern Renovation

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Tiled and Minimal Modern Renovation

Located in the heart of the historical area of Baixa, Lisbon, Portugal, the building that this home is in, sits at the corner of Rua dos Fanqueiros and Rua da Conceição. The minimal design of this refurbished space is really a gem…there aren’t a lot of colors, and when colors — Continue reading

Modern Basket Resource: Brilliant Imports

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Basket Resource: Brilliant Imports

We’re always on the lookout for modern-looking baskets. With a modern home design, you can sometimes go a little too far on the “cold” side…but with baskets you can add an earthy, warm modernism with an ethnic twist, but without a lot of fuss. We’re loving the prices and shapes — 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

The perfect wallpaper

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
The perfect wallpaper

When it comes to wallpaper, the decision of which wallpaper to use can be difficult.  It can be an intimidating task because of how permanent it is.  This particular paper makes the decision easy.  You can find this geometric design at Baras Tapetit.  It’s modern, it’s classy, it’s whimsical, it’s — Continue reading

7 Wood-Wrapped & Warm Modern Interiors

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
7 Wood-Wrapped & Warm Modern Interiors

You don’t have to live in a cabin in the woods to find yourself constantly wrapped in lovely, warm wood. In fact, many modern homes sport the woodsy look without even one hint of a threat of splinters. Here are six recent ones we discovered that we adore. Perhaps they — Continue reading

Modern and Woodsy: The Mill House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern and Woodsy: The Mill House

The Mill House in Skåne, Sweden by Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB is, quite frankly, simply stunning. A converted, old farm house, the vacation home’s style mixes a farm-like aesthetic with completely clean lines. It’s modern, but it’s earthy and homey. It’s modern, but it feels warm like a cabin. The wood-wrapped — Continue reading

DIY Modern Bookshelf Dollhouse

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Modern Bookshelf Dollhouse

File this under things we wish we had when we were little (and wouldn’t even mind having for ourselves today). Spotted on Honest to Nod, this brilliant DIY project combines a furniture piece you probably would already have in your home (or wouldn’t be difficult to acquire) with a little — Continue reading

Strek Collective’s Norwegian Modern

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Strek Collective’s Norwegian Modern

Norwegian design at its finest! You know how much we love clean, Scandinavian design. It’s a winner because it always has a calming simplicity to it, but yet a level of rich, sophisticated detail. The work of brand new creative collective Strek Collective is a wonderfully modern mingling of contemporary — Continue reading

Surprisingly Modern: Nemadji Pottery

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Surprisingly Modern: Nemadji Pottery

It might look like the handiwork of some ancient North American Indian tribe, but no, Nemadji Pottery was a type of colorful, each-piece-unique functional art started by a Minnesota plant in the 1920s. Aren’t these stunning? Not sure how I’ve made it this far in my life before learning about — Continue reading

Margo Sivin’s Dead Shopping Malls

Categories: Art + Graphics
Margo Sivin’s Dead Shopping Malls

We’ve long had an obsession with abandoned buildings. Perhaps it’s that eerie, almost soul-like feeling the memories of a public place or home leave on a structure. Perhaps it’s how you can almost hear a space crying out to do something with them — that to lie dormant goes against a — Continue reading