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Posts Tagged: Office

Oy for Oi! by Carol VanderKloot

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, DIY + How To, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Oy for Oi! by Carol VanderKloot

Troving the halls at NeoCon, the major contract industry expo held annually in Chicago, I caught the usual suspects—office systems, task chairs, wall covering, lighting, carpeting. Don’t get me wrong, I love this show and appreciate theoretical explanations of new products and re-designed showrooms. However, I came upon Oi modular — Continue reading

Mood Mugs :: Thabto

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Mood Mugs :: Thabto

These new mugs from London-based design studio Thabto (short for "two heads are better than one") are pure silliness.  Not that that's a bad thing.  I'm all for more humor in the design world! Available in three moods: "Happy as Larry", "Monstrously Moody", and "Seriously Sleepy".  All three designs make — Continue reading

BuzziBooth

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
BuzziBooth

  Working in an open space with other people, I do feel the need to step outside to make that all important call for a bit of privacy.  But now there is the BuzziBooth which solves that problem. What is a BuzziBooth?  A modern phone booth or rather an acoustical — Continue reading

The Secret Bed Chamber

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
The Secret Bed Chamber

Atoll I am not sure why I am intrigued by the Murphy Bed.  Perhaps I watched so many old movies with the bunk folding down in the train car turning the seating area into your own cocoon of a bedroom or perhaps because I’ve lived in old buildings that showed — Continue reading

Final chance to win a Modern Office from 2Modern & MASH Studios!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Final chance to win a Modern Office from 2Modern & MASH Studios!

It is the final day to enter the Modern Office Sweepstakes! 2Modern & MASH Studios are giving away thousands of dollars worth of merchandise and a one hour color consultation from renowned colorist and TV Host, Danielle Hirsch. All you have to do is sign up for one of our — Continue reading

Sunday Wall Light

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Sunday Wall Light

The Sunday Wall Light pulls double duty as a shelf and lighting source in one!  For a cozier light source (or to set the mood) flip the socket and you have yourself a candlestick holder.  Nice.  Great as a bedside table, in a hallway, or next to your favorite chair.  — Continue reading

Modern Trends in Acrylic Furniture

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Trends in Acrylic Furniture

One of the great things about acrylic furniture is the versatility in form and functions.  A regular coffee table is transformed when it's made as an acrylic i-bean coffee table.  A plain dining chair is elegant and chic when is so much more interesting when it's made from lilac acrylic. — Continue reading

iRetro

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
iRetro

If you find yourself saying, "Man, my iPhone is just too new school and cutting edge!" Well, now I've found just the thing for you to breathe a sigh of relief… The iRetrofone Base. This resin-molded phone base, inspired by Henry Dreyfuss' iconic rotary phone design, lets you dock your — Continue reading

Compass Trestle Legs :: Matthew Hilton

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Compass Trestle Legs :: Matthew Hilton

These table legs by designer Matthew Hilton certainly are beautiful, but the $800 price tag seems a bit steep considering you still have to find a tabletop to go with them.  Maybe that's the whole shtick?  What do you think? About: Take any surface and turn it into an attractive — Continue reading

Dakota Jackson- Artful Furniture

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Dakota Jackson- Artful Furniture

Dakota Jackon has been crafting beautiful, artful furniture for more than three decades now and it's easy to see why he's had such a sustainable career.  Jackson has been one of the main contributors to the Art Furniture Movement from the 1970s.  His collection is full to bursting with pieces — Continue reading

New Items from MASH Studios

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New Items from MASH Studios

Introducing 2 new items from MASH Studios! The Square Table has a modest footprint which lets you have friends over without sacrificing precious square footage. The End Table is a great addition to any living room or bedroom, and the Freestanding Desk is a great solution for the many customers — Continue reading

Salão Design Movelsul

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Salão Design Movelsul

One of the biggest Brazilian furniture fairs, Movelsul, also has a design contest, and they finally announced the winners. Check them out here! I`ve selected a couple of images so you can have a preview…    

townhouse by elding oscarson.

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
townhouse by elding oscarson.

As a youth I lived in a rural suburb of Harrisburg, PA, which despite popular belief is actually the capital of Pennsylvania — it’s not Philadelphia. I had a pretty idyllic childhood, girl scouts, piano lessons, french horn lessons, tennis lessons, summer vacations, etc. My family lived in a large — Continue reading

LD Desk by Jon Goulder

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
LD Desk by Jon Goulder

Okay, is there anyone who wouldn't enjoy answering emails at this desk??  Just a glance at those cheerful little cubbies is all I'd need to keep going.  One of my favorite design elements is the combination of solid color and walnut, which I think the LD Desk pulls off nicely.  — Continue reading

MINIMALISM CONQUERS AGAIN

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
MINIMALISM CONQUERS AGAIN

Essay table by Cecilie Manz. Inspired by situations in her daily life – Cecilie has, by combining two trestles and a table top, designed a table for life. Simple lines and durability are only a few words describing the solid table.       

Idea killers

Categories: Art + Graphics
Idea killers

I've had a pretty rough week at my 9 to 5 – but the highlight of my week has been these illustrations by Scott Campbell. Amazing work and great for a laugh… you guys know this is all quite accurate. My 9 to 5 situation keeps drawing me towards Jason — Continue reading

The Mobile Office and Other Practices of Everyday Design

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, DIY + How To, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
The Mobile Office and Other Practices of Everyday Design

I was recently turned on to the progressive and playful duo of The Practice of Everyday Design. Design-crush on both designer and product… Which is more cool, The Mobile Office which used discarded treasures repurposed for work? Or the cave inspired coffee table, The Stalac . The time lapse video is a — Continue reading

Unilever House by Behnisch Architekten, Hamburg, Germany

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Unilever House by Behnisch Architekten, Hamburg, Germany

Unileverhaus, the new headquarters for the Unilever Germany Company, designed by Behnisch Architekten, is situated in a prominent location in Hamburg’s HafenCity, one of the most dynamic new urban developments in Europe. Directly on the banks of the Elbe River and close to the Elbphilharmonie, the building marks the end — Continue reading

Cucampre

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Cucampre

It`s really nice when a designer can develop a simple product and achieve success and recognition with it. Olavo Machado Neto is a Brazilian designer, who has also studied in Milan, and his company (Cucampre) has a few interior products, such as this key holder and hanger. It is made — Continue reading

Yellow Submarine. Sort of.

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Yellow Submarine.  Sort of.

Project: Architecture Office Location: Wooded environs of Madrid, Spain. Architects:  Selgas Cano Description:  The self-designed office of Selgas Cano sits submerged into the forest floor like a submarine.  The project slyly erases the barrier between inside and outside by using a combination of strategies:  a super thin membrane, large expanses — Continue reading