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Posts Tagged: Outdoor

Abstract Stone Mosaic Sidewalks of Rio

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Abstract Stone Mosaic Sidewalks of Rio

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

We Like What They Do: Efrain E. Velez

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Efrain E. Velez

Interesting materials…modern, innovative designs…indoor and outdoor options…we like what Efrain E. Velez is doing. Check out the Studio Efra here.

Fatboy Sale

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Fatboy Sale

Fun fatboy outdoor/indoor seating just in time for Spring & Summer! The Avenue Second Block/Park & The Avenue First Block/Park Limited edition colors Lime Green & Light Blue for a limited time only. Shop Now!

Villa Mecklin, Naantali, Finland, by Huttunen-Lipasti-Pakkanen Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Villa Mecklin, Naantali, Finland, by Huttunen-Lipasti-Pakkanen Architects

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

Cercado chair

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Cercado chair

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

Patricia Urquiola: Vieques Island

Categories: Local + Travel
Patricia Urquiola: Vieques Island

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

Hot Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Hot Design

It's getting colder out, and that means it's time to utilize the fireplace. Whether or not you own one or would like to make one, below are a couple designs from AK47 as well as a DIY project from Karen Bertelson, my new favorite blogger. I've been wanting to build a firepit for — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Uncategorized
2Modern Design Brief

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

The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus Ohio, Mark Bradford, and me.

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The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus Ohio, Mark Bradford, and me.

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

Modern Rooftop Gardens

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Modern Rooftop Gardens

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

New from 2Modern: Leucos, Petunia Pickle Bottom, Heller, Fatboy, Shine Labs, and more

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New from 2Modern: Leucos, Petunia Pickle Bottom, Heller, Fatboy, Shine Labs, and more

  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

“You must know that hell exists because you already live in it”

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“You must know that hell exists because you already live in it”

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

Charting Information as Art

Categories: Art + Graphics
Charting Information as Art

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!

Modern Kids/Baby Gear

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Modern Kids/Baby Gear

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

Acapulco Chair

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Acapulco Chair

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

Ice, Ice Baby!

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Ice, Ice Baby!

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

It’s hot, get naked.

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests
It’s hot, get naked.

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

AirCraft: The Jet as Art

Categories: Art + Graphics
AirCraft: The Jet as Art

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

Mirrorcube by Tham & Videgard Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Mirrorcube by Tham & Videgard  Architects

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