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Posts Tagged: modern art

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: Yo

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Yo

Gray on gray on gray. Before you think this a too sad and gloomy piece of architecture, let us prove to you that it’s actually quite lovely and cheerful. Called the Yo House and located in Kanazawa, Japan and designed by ICU Architects, the home has a pretty futuristic, stark exterior — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Claude Collins-Stracensky

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Claude Collins-Stracensky

It looks like Claude Collins-Stracensky is one of those artists who can hardly keep up with his imagination. Spanning everything from photography, to objects to exhibits, there’s one thing all of his art pieces have in common: awesomeness. You could also say his work has a very decidedly scientific, observing angle — 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

Featured Artist: Calvin Ross Carl

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Calvin Ross Carl

Judd and Rothko would be proud.  We’re really digging the bold bright looks of artist Calvin Ross Carl. He definitely tends toward strong geometric patterns that are familiar to most people, and he definitely uses bright, arresting colors that stop a viewer in their tracks. But these aren’t super simple — 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

Featured Artist: Claire Brewster

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Claire Brewster

Immensely enjoying the nature-inspired paper cut-out art of UK-based Claire Brewster. As seen on the website for the gallery My Life in Art. Taking a knife and a skilled hand to old maps and atlases, she creates intricately detailed paper cuts that, when set in small shadow boxes, take on — Continue reading

Live Modern: Ma Modular Blanco River House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Ma Modular Blanco River House

 ’ Is summer here yet? With the gorgeous modular and modern architectural designs of the Blanco River House, by Austin, Texas’ ma modular, you’re going to wish that not only was the weather perfect out there, but that you had such awesome porches to hang out on. Of course, that — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Axel

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Axel

What an enigma this Axel Brechensbauer artist is! From what we can gather they like to create shapes. Sculptural, 3D, kind of quirky shapes. They seem to be based in Barcelona. We’re not sure if Axel is a girl or boy, though. We’re not really sure what materials they use — Continue reading

Pattern: Geometric Retro Grunge

Categories: Art + Graphics
Pattern: Geometric Retro Grunge

If you’ve been wondering what geometric retro grunge art looked like, it’s this: the work of graphic designer and illustrator Simon C. Page. Isn’t it just so vibrant? The best part of his work is just how so aptly it’s titled. It certainly features a dizzying array of geometric shapes — Continue reading

Live Modern: Seaside House, Irish Architecture Awards 2011 Best House winner

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Seaside House, Irish Architecture Awards 2011 Best House winner

What did Ireland’s best house of 2011 look like? Well according to the 2011 Irish Architecture Awards, it was this one, the Seaside House. A stunning mix of straight lines, angles and materials, you can see in an instant it’s not just that this home is beautiful and that’s why it — Continue reading

Live Modern: Stealth Barn

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Stealth Barn

Okay we know we say this about almost every piece of architecture we showcase on the 2Modern blog, but mark it: this really is our dream house. Actually designed to be a guest house or studio next to a larger (equally as awesome) structure, we love the layout; simple, almost — Continue reading

Live Modern: Casa Pocafarina

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Casa Pocafarina

If you have a physical or visual allergy to concrete walls and ceilings, big picture windows, beautiful wood floors and hip furniture, you might want to avoid the Casa Pocafarina home in Girona, Spain designed by Hidalgo Hartman. Of course, who would want to avoid a sort of modern floating-esque house? — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Matthew Korbel-Bowers

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Matthew Korbel-Bowers

Yeyeah. Enjoying all these great art prints from artist Matthew Korbel-Bowers. Really flat and 2D, the bold bright colors are so invigorating and energizing. Utilizing geometric shapes in their most simple form, he combines them for a really extraordinary effect. The designs on these art prints really seem to jump — Continue reading

Live Modern: MYZ House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: MYZ House

Oh we love tiny houses and we love houses made out of affordable materials. This MYZ House in Nagano, Japan designed by no.555 fits the modern bill, alright. We love that it seems to be a thin, narrow rectangular shape that goes from public to private spaces. Love the mix of — Continue reading

Interiors: Gartner Residence

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Gartner Residence

You know, modern often means having to pack a lot of personality into a small space while not using a lot of elements to avoid clutter. We just haven’t seen a better example in awhile like this Gartner Residence in Venice, California by Bruce Bolander Architect. Wow it’s so gorgeous! Using — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Sarah Doyle

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Sarah Doyle

Has anyone else ever struggled with wanting to fit in? Or seem “cool”? If you have, you might find a little bit of a connection with artist Sarah Doyle’s mixed media series: “Nicknames – Celebrated Sobriquets aka Always Known As.” Playing off the idea of social media and the kinds — Continue reading

Live Modern: Architect’s House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Architect’s House

What would a modern architect’s house in Finland look like? To a modern lover? Basically heaven. All blond wood, sleek lines and Scandinavian details, Architect’s House 1 designed by Haroma & Partners and located in Turku, Finland is filled with enviable and inspiring elements you just might want to emulate for — Continue reading

Featured Artist: More Brandon Wilson

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: More Brandon Wilson

We usually like to bring you fine folks new! exciting! artists that we stumble on, but sometimes, an artist we’ve already posted about does something so great we’ve just got to repeat an artist. Brandon F. Wilson‘s first debut on the 2Modern blog was a jumbled mix of awesomeness; he’s — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Andy Gilmore

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Andy Gilmore

Aw man, is this the future? If this is what art will look like in the future we are totally down. Andy Gimore makes work that is “kaleidoscopic and hypnotic, though it could just as well be described as visually acoustic, his often complex arrangements referencing the scales and melodies — Continue reading