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Posts Tagged: modern design

The Apartment

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
The Apartment

Upon seeing this image, I lost my breathe for a second.  The collaboration of the colors and textures is beautiful.  This room belongs to The Apartment.  What is The Apartment, you might ask??  “The Apartment is a new universe of design objects, furniture, antiques and art. Innovative modern design meets — Continue reading

Modern and Cozy: Emma’s Home

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Uncategorized
Modern and Cozy:  Emma’s Home

With Fall approaching us, cozy comfort always seems to be the season trend.  Our priorities are anything that keeps us feeling warm and comfortable as well as creating an inviting space.  Warm hues, soft textures, spicy scents, lighting the glows is just the beginning of a Fall appropriate space. Emma — Continue reading

Shop- All That Is Solid

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, Uncategorized
Shop- All That Is Solid

When seeing a beautiful store-front like this particular one, it always gives me the bug to open up my own shop.  Imagine how much inspiration you would receive walking into a place like this every day! ‘All that is solid’ is a new multi-purpose space, recently opened on Osborne Street — Continue reading

Hot vs. Cool Modern Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Hot vs. Cool Modern Design

Blu Dot’s Copper Real Good Chair vs. Gus*’s Glacier End Table Artemide’s Itis Table Lamp vs. Gus*’s Raquet Sports Graphic Pillows Matthews Fan’s Duplo Dinamico Fan vs. AK47′s Zen Fire Pit See your own hot and cool new modern designs in our What’s New section. 

Inspiration: Kitchen Love

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Inspiration: Kitchen Love

Kitchens can truly make or break a space.  Kitchens that feel fresh and liveable can create an invigorating feeling to want to entertain, even if you are not the entertaining type.  This kitchen, seen in Rue Magazine, is bright and cheery with lots of great design details including the floating — Continue reading

New Alyson Fox Rocks Our Sox

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
New Alyson Fox Rocks Our Sox

Not only does Alyson Fox have one of the coolest names of all time — um, fun first name spelling and the last name of the most clever and cunning of creatures? — but she also happens to be incredibly talented, lending her style to a whole array of home — Continue reading

Brendan Smith’s Summer Swirls

Categories: Art + Graphics
Brendan Smith’s Summer Swirls

Looking for some summer swirls to take your mind off that summer heat? New York-based artist and sculptor Brendan Smith might have just the distraction. His paintings are energetic; his bold paint strokes are wide and are somehow both geometric yet organically abstract. Some of his paintings are only two — Continue reading

LZF Handmade Vid!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
LZF Handmade Vid!

  Ever wonder how “hand made” items are that are described as “handmade?” As we’ve mentioned before, you can search for just handmade items at 2Modern, and our requirements to be in this category are pretty strict! To prove our point, we’re posting about a great video LZF made that — Continue reading

citizenM Hotel

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
citizenM Hotel

The lobby in the London citizenM is fun, playful, vibrant and a great place to congregate with friends.  The pops of red and yellow mixed with greys and whites give off a super mod aesthetic.  And the lovely decor doesn’t end with the lobby.  Each room, conference room, restaurant areas — Continue reading

DWR’s Live/Work Contest Winner

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
DWR’s Live/Work Contest Winner

Amanda Ip had the winning design (out of over 500 entries) for the recent Dwell and Design Within Reach Live/Work Design Contest, which aimed to challenge the world’s most creative up-and-coming designers to design a workspace “classic of tomorrow” – a new home-office solution that Design Within Reach could potentially manufacture — Continue reading

A very mod space

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
A very mod space

This super mod space, found at Vitra, has to be one of the coolest spaces that we’ve seen!  The natural light shows off all of the modern wood tones and pale sherbert color tones.  The pairing of the sofas and chairs is also a great detail and gives for awesome — Continue reading

More Swedish, Drool-Worthy Design (4 Sale)

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
More Swedish, Drool-Worthy Design (4 Sale)

Okay before you get mad at us for posting more Swedish real estate that you couldn’t possibly afford, hear us out: this one really is decorated in a way that we think you could get a lot of inspiration from for you own home! Especially digging the fun hanging solutions — Continue reading

Hopper Boxes

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Hopper Boxes

These hopper boxes are designed by the design studio”kaschkasch cologne”, established by Florian Kallus and Sebastian Schneider.  The shape and colors are what first struck us as modern fabulous.  You could display them as decor items or use them as storage for the bedroom, office and even bathroom.  Mixing wood with — Continue reading

Chaise Cuatro by Ricardo Garza Marcos

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Chaise Cuatro by Ricardo Garza Marcos

I think most design enthusiasts would agree that a good chair should be a staple piece for any space.  Form, design and functionality are all important components of a chair, and this chair has all of that and more.  Designer and architect Ricardo Garza Marcos, has created the Chaise Cuatro.  The — Continue reading

Keep Your Eyes On: Egg Collective

Categories: ICFF 2012
Keep Your Eyes On: Egg Collective

We weren’t surprised in the slightest when three-woman strong Egg Collective won the ICFF new designer award of 2012; we kept finding reasons to pass by their booth we loved their designs so much. A heady mix of vintage-inspired modern pieces that were exquisitely made, we enjoyed how they mixed — Continue reading

Jobe Fabrications’ Industrial, Handmade Looks

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Jobe Fabrications’ Industrial, Handmade Looks

Bryan Jobe of Jobe Fabrications loves steel. Like, loves. The way it looks, the way it feels. He loves steel so much, it plays the starring role in the modern/industrial furniture he makes under the name Jobe Fabrications. Based in Austin, Texas, he enjoys leaving the steel mainly untouched and — 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

Eric Trine’s Earthy, Modern, Well-made Stuff

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Eric Trine’s Earthy, Modern, Well-made Stuff

Yum. We love when craftspeople describe themselves as a “maker of things.” Really shows that they feel connected to the actual process of building with materials. Which, in turn, makes people feel more connected to the products that they’re shelling a little extra out on. It’s a beautiful cycle that — Continue reading

1940s Retreat by Rick & Cindy Black Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
1940s Retreat by Rick & Cindy Black Architects

We love modern. Like, real modern that is sleek and kind of looks like the interior of a space ship. We also like modern in terms of Mid-Century Modern. Retro modern. Shapes and lines that hearken back to that awesome period of design time. So when the two mix? Whoo — Continue reading

Summer House by Judith Benzer Architektur

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Summer House by Judith Benzer Architektur

Maybe it’s the light. Maybe it’s just the great angles that the architectural photographer used in the shots. The Summer House by Judith Benzer Architektur located in Burgenland, Austria is simply stunning. “The project Summer House in Southern Burgenland (Austria) describes a sharp-edged cubature which fits into its surroundings through its — Continue reading