Organizing and integrating sidewalks, landscapes and native plants of Brazil by the aesthetic rules of painting established an unique dialogue between the two disciplines: organization of abstract painting as a starting point for the lay out of garden design and species. The name behind this success is Roberto Burle Marx. — Continue reading
Posts Tagged: Outdoor
Interesting materials…modern, innovative designs…indoor and outdoor options…we like what Efrain E. Velez is doing. Check out the Studio Efra here.
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Sometimes you see a house that blows you out of your mind in such a way that you can barely find words to describe its beauty. It is not necessarily one you’d live in or design (if you are in that sort of thing that is) but it happens. Villa — Continue reading
I know it`s hard to think “outdoors” during winter, when the only thing you want is to stay indoors. But I couldn`t resist! At least it will cheers us – in the northern hemysphere – up ! I don`t really know how to describe this product: chaise longue? Sofa? Lounger? — Continue reading
An earlier post at 2Modern design blog covered Patricia Urquiola's tile work which was delightful! Her focus on creating industrial products with personality and her approach to integrate layers of history into the memoriable patterns surely trigger sensation and success. Patricia Urquiola's advise for new designers is to find ‚Äúa few cultural — Continue reading
(Etsy: ArgyleWhale) When it comes to design, we forget that it is handmade, just in a different way. Certainly this had some labor involved in its making. (NYT Logo – made of chairs) But design can be fun and lite (or light). Design can be inspired from anywhere and anything. — Continue reading
Spectacular finds that simply must be shared… Everything about this space is beyond words. I don't know where to start…This would make an amazing guest house…but it's just so good, I want it as an art studio and my escape place…and that rooftop garden-it's just the perfect 'cherry on top' — Continue reading
Happy Monday – Blog2Modern Readers, I haven't had a chance to post an entry in a while, due to the fact that I am currently in Columbus, Ohio at the Wexner Center for the Arts (!!!) I was invited (in August) to do a large-scale solo installation in the lobby — Continue reading
Sometimes we need a few moments to get away. Find peace among the city life. For those of us who are city dwellers the rare patch of green is just that, rare. Sometimes the only space option is the roof. Whether your own private retreat — Continue reading
Introducing the new Metallic Soul Bag from Fatboy! This fashionable bag has the same familiar feel as the origanl Soulbag, but this shiny variant gives a different shine to the soul. Oeuf has added walnut options to their popular Sparrow Collection which include their Dresser, Crib, and — Continue reading
Just saw The American. Engaging, great panoramic shots of the Apennines and Abruzzo region of Italy, not to mention frozen lakes in the blue fading light of a Swedish winter day. And George Clooney more uptight and nervous than you've ever seen him in any movie, always one eye over — Continue reading
Informational drawings – please comment at blog2modern with more information or diagram info/links. I will post best of the links before Xmas/holiday breaktime. T minus. 3.5 months and counting, tick tock!
This weekend was one of my best-friend’s baby shower. The time is coming where many friends are married; this is the fourth baby of the year. All these showers have forced me to learn about all cacophony of baby gear that parents seemingly need. I am on a never-ending search — Continue reading
Oficina Kreativa is a creative work group within the field of art, architecture, and design. Jacob Fasting and Kirsten Krogh founded the office in 2008. It is located in Mexico City and Copenhagen. Oficina Kreativa is engaged in the design and production of furniture and in theoretical and artistic practice. It is — Continue reading
Summer is coming to a close and the temperatures are soaring. To keep cool, or at least brace ourselves for the colder days ahead – enjoy the following photos of nature’s ice sculptures. The wind, water flow and temperature changes carve the ice into strange and wonderous shapes. Just think — Continue reading
Spencer Tunick, an artist who is famous for working with hundreds of nude bodies in his photographs since the mid-90’s is in the midst of several current projects including tackling each state in the US. above: “Mexico City 1 (Zócalo, MUCA/UNAM Campus)”, 2007 His work has spawned an unofficial website/blog — Continue reading
I love this photo series by Jeffrey Milstein! AirCraft: The Jet as Art, features large-scale images of airliners in flight, shot at the precise moment when the aircraft is overhead. This work combines passions for form, symmetry, color, and flight. As a typology of aircraft, these photographs open up conversations — Continue reading
If you're in Sweden, check out the Mirror Cube, part of the Tree Hotel in Harads. The structure consists of light-weight aluminium and mirrored glass hung around a tree trunk. (I know what you're thinking: "Won't birds crash into the nearly invisible building??") Fortunately, steps were taken to prevent wildlife from — Continue reading
It is still summer and temperatures are rising here and have been sizzling. Time to cool off. Nothing calms the mind, sooths the soul and cools the body like an infinity pool. Plus it is blue. Who does not like blue? Minimalistic and modern. Nothing but the water flowing — Continue reading