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Posts Tagged: modern

Modern Geo Embroidery Hoop Cork board

Categories: DIY + How To
Modern Geo Embroidery Hoop Cork board

Yes! Love this simple yet perky DIY project that won’t take a lot of money, materials or time to complete! Spotted on Paint Me Plaid, these cute little painted cork boards in embroidery hoops are functional, and would be an easy way to organize and cut down on clutter in — Continue reading

Linda Monk’s Surprisingly Modern Beach Huts

Categories: Art + Graphics
Linda Monk’s Surprisingly Modern Beach Huts

One doesn’t think “modern” when one thinks of nearly photo-realistic portraits of traditional-looking beach huts. But somehow, British-based artist Linda Monk’s work is modernly doing it for us. With summer stretching out only a little while longer before us, perhaps we are wistfully looking back through our own most recent — Continue reading

Mell Lawrence Architect’s Mod Cott

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Mell Lawrence Architect’s Mod Cott

Would you love to see a view like that as you turn the corner of your home, headed for your front door? We sure would. This is only a guest house and weekend retreat, but with sexy lines like this, our arms could be twisted to stay here year around. — Continue reading

Organic Modern: Lacey Richter’s Paintings

Categories: Art + Graphics
Organic Modern: Lacey Richter’s Paintings

Wow what color! This Austin-based, Kerrville-born, talented Texas lady sure creates some wildly energetic, boldly-colored, organic abstract art. Citing nature as a big influence on her work, Lacey definitely showcases the mysterious but bright movements of nature in her large brush strokes and abstract forms. But you spot recognizable motifs, — Continue reading

Modfire: The Best Outdoor Fireplace. Ever.

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modfire: The Best Outdoor Fireplace. Ever.

2Modern is extraordinarily excited to present Modfire, the genius design by Phoenix-based custom metal artist Brandon Williams. Brandon, who one night was roasting marshmallows with his young son, was enjoying a night of crackling fire and sweet treats, but felt there was a certain level of aesthetic enjoyment missing from the — Continue reading

Interview: Founders of Somnium Mattresses

Categories: Exclusive Interviews, Modern Decor + Objects
Interview: Founders of Somnium Mattresses

What’s the most important home item that few people spend enough time considering — or paying — for? The not-quite-sexiest-to-talk about mattress. Maybe it’s not as fun as picking out patterned wallpaper or a colorful sofa, but your mattress choice deserves a lot of attention. The statistic that we spend — Continue reading

DIY Modern Minimal Wall Clock

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Modern Minimal Wall Clock

Got a sleek round tray? A clock face mechanism? A few tools and a couple of minutes? Then you could definitely have all of the ingredients for a perfect DIY project to add a pop of timely functionality to one of your walls or perhaps give the gift of modern — Continue reading

Don’t Just Live Modern, Wear it!

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Don’t Just Live Modern, Wear it!

Surely by now you know what a resource for hot modern sofas, beds, chairs, lighting and more 2Modern is, but did you know we also carry a wide range of modern delights for you yourself? Like, wearable jewelry, bags and scarves that you can take out of your home and — Continue reading

SNICKERIET’s Gorgeous Gold Pendant

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
SNICKERIET’s Gorgeous Gold Pendant

“SNICKERIET is a carpentry studio in Stockholm combining in-house production of its own line of furniture with commission-based carpentry. The company is founded by cabinet makers Gunnar Dahl and Karolina Stenfelt, with Karl-Johan Hjerling and Karin Wallenbeck as designers.” Isn’t this just a beautiful, simple, rich, stunning pendant light? Gold — Continue reading

DIY Potato-stamped Neon Napkin

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Potato-stamped Neon Napkin

Ahh the delightful and sometimes lost art of potato stamping that was such a staple of a creative kid’s youth. Isn’t it amazing to find such a crafting ally in the kitchen? It’s incredible to know you can find a world of possibility in that cheap food of the potato. — Continue reading

New Bite-Sized Heather Chontos Paintings

Categories: Art + Graphics
New Bite-Sized Heather Chontos Paintings

Love these mini modern abstract paintings by artist, prop stylist and all-around design-badass, Heather Chontos. Love that they are framed quite beautifully in darling, vintage-frames, creating a fun contrast between the modern colors and shapes. Having recently launched an amazing line of farmhouse-inspired decor products through Milk Farm Road, just — Continue reading

Don’t let a small space stop you.

Categories: DIY + How To
Don’t let a small space stop you.

You might be tempted to stuff your small space with an equally small couch or slim set of chairs, but let us say this today, right now: don’t ignore a sectional if you’ve got a cozy space, for a lovely sectional might make a space even more cozier. As long — Continue reading

DIY Color Pop Idea: Vivacious Vignette

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Color Pop Idea: Vivacious Vignette

Love the idea of grabbing foam core and poster board from your local craft store in a really striking color, adding a thin sheet of plywood, and leaning them all against the wall behind a few simple pieces of furniture. What an extraordinarily affordable way to add color to a — Continue reading

Grab a Seat! Super Sexy Modern Ottomans

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Grab a Seat! Super Sexy Modern Ottomans

Perfect extra seating for impromptu summer gatherings when guests start hovering for a place to sit, ottomans also provide for a great place to prop up your feet while enjoying a good book or even a little extra storage with some of them! We’ve gathered up ten stupendous modern ottomans — Continue reading

Physics-Defying Modern Vases: LusionBloom

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Physics-Defying Modern Vases: LusionBloom

Okay it’s not really physics-defying. In fact, science plays a big part of LusionBloom’s appeal and function: magnets! Using a magnetic base, enjoy some seriously slant-y and sassy vase action with the LusionBloom. The photos don’t seem to really do these guys justice, because you can also add on smaller — Continue reading

Round-Up: Get Your Head in the Clouds!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Round-Up: Get Your Head in the Clouds!

Ever catch yourself daydreaming on a hot summer day while at work, just wondering when you might get to go play outside next? Or, enjoying a fun picnic in the sun or on the beach, ever looked up to spot shapes in those big fluffy white pillows floating in the — Continue reading

Summer is for Playtime!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Summer is for Playtime!

Summer means the kids are usually home, and for those long swaths of time when they’re not at summer camp and it’s too hot to stick them outdoors, there’s a good chance they’ll be inside, in your hair. Or worse — watching television that’ll rot their brains! Don’t let the — Continue reading

Inspiration: 6 Minimal, Modern Dining Rooms

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Inspiration: 6 Minimal, Modern Dining Rooms

Dreamy Modern Swedish Apartment Jun Murata’s Cafe KBT Renovation Amphidromous Rectangle: Minimal Renovation Swedish Barn-like House for Sale More Swedish, Drool-Worthy Design (4 Sale) The Brick House- Dining Room

Mystical/Modern: Hanging Air Plants

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Mystical/Modern: Hanging Air Plants

Are we the only ones completely mystified and amazed by the fascinating life of air plants? Plants…without water…without soil…just living off the air and a couple of mists of moisture every now and then? Pretty awesome if you ask us. But the other cool things about these spindly plants is — 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