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Posts Tagged: Seating

Best New Modern Seating of 2011

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Best New Modern Seating of 2011

It gives your legs a nice rest after a tired day of standing and it looks great when it balances out your other furniture. Seating, whatever would we do without you? Let’s just be upfront; 2Modern has some truly outstanding modern seating options of all shapes, colors, styles and designs. — Continue reading

Natural color

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Natural color

Brazilian designers, Fernando and Humberto Campana brothers prefer naturals colors that are determined by the colors of the materials they choose to use for their projects. The types of materials include stuffed toys, scraps of leathers, ropes, floating tires and bamboo. The material surfaces such as bamboo provide a natural — Continue reading

TRUCK :: Modern Furniture

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
TRUCK :: Modern Furniture

I don’t know what I love more: Truck’s gorgeous, hand-crafted furniture or their dreamlike product photos.  Or maybe I love their philosophy and mission statement the most: “We design the kind of furniture we want ourselves, regardless of fashion.  We respect the properties of the materials―wood, leather, steel―we use and — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: Horgan Becket’s Mesh Series

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Horgan Becket’s Mesh Series

We almost done want to put any words in this post because we don’t want to distract from Horgan Becket’s Mesh Series photos! Seating, tables and lights — all in this fresh take on modern design. Seriously, we love when we see something new. We like how all the materials — Continue reading

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!

Marina Bautier :: Industrial Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Marina Bautier :: Industrial Design

After studying furniture design at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College in the UK, industrial designer Marina Bautier set up shop in her home town of Brussels.  Since establishing her studio in 2003, she’s designed for companies all over the world, including Swedese (SE), Idée (JP), Ligne Roset (FR), Case Furniture (UK) — Continue reading

Square Form :: Modern Furniture Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Square Form :: Modern Furniture Design

Square Form is a modern custom furniture company based out of Portland, OR that focuses on sustainable woods paired with steel – a stellar combination in my book.  Most of the material used is sourced from locally salvaged wood and, as owner/designer Scott Cummings states, “[it] allows us to take — Continue reading

Modern Pillows :: Ferm Living

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Pillows :: Ferm Living

I swear, one day I’m going to have an entire room in my house just filled with pillows – I’m that obsessed.  With any luck, a few of these great designs from Ferm Living will be in the mix.  I love their new geometric patterns especially, as well as these — Continue reading

Tio Collection

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Tio Collection

Designing with metal wires is like drawing in 3D space. By carefully considering how a few bent steel rods are positioned, Massproductions have created a truly comfortable, elegant and stackable chair. A feeling of transparency is achieved with this material, especially evident in the easy chair version, which uses the — Continue reading

Jens Risom’s Classics

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Jens Risom’s Classics

The 94 year old Danish-American designer Jens Risom has entered a collaboration with Rocket Gallery in London. Benchmark has secured the production rights to re-launch Jens Risoms classics from the 1950s and 60s. Risom was born in Denmark in 1916 and went to Design School with Hans J. Wegner and — Continue reading

Acrylic Is Back

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Acrylic Is Back

  moon chair – HStudio Am I dreaming or did I just wake up and is it the 90‚Äôs?  Fashion these days is a reinterpretation of the 80‚Äôs and 90‚Äôs.  Why should furniture be any different?   We have seen the revival of acrylic, and for some of us it never — 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

Rita Chair + Table :: RS Barcelona

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Rita Chair + Table :: RS Barcelona

I love this steel and wood furniture series from RS Barcelona: bright and colorful with all the right angles.  Could you ask for more?  I mean, really.  Just look at that gorgeous blending of materials!  Mm-mm! About: The secret of her beauty is her simplicity, her sincerity. Rita doesn‚Äôt try — 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

Tokujin Yoshioka

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Tokujin Yoshioka

  The complete work of Tokujin Yoshioka, one of the most innovative designers working today. Based in Tokyo, Tokujin Yoshioka has built a career using unconventional materials to create objects and spaces. Often employing paper and glass, as well as unusual elements, such as plastic drinking straws, his studio‚Äôs work — 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

New on 2Modern: Knoll Kids, EVRT, FLOS, Bholu, and more

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New on 2Modern: Knoll Kids, EVRT, FLOS, Bholu, and more

Brand new to 2Modern, Knoll Kids is a collection of spirited, modern furniture scaled for a younger generation. With the largest amount of fabrics and colors offered yet on 2Modern, we are proud to be one of the few online retailers to offer the full line of Knoll Kids products. — 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!

Evergreen Solar

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability

Here is an awesome info-animations by Legwork Studio for Evergreen Solar. Super clean, simple and very effective. I think the transitions are amazing – but they are so well done that you need to go back for a second look to see how seamlessly they merged the graphics throughout the — 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