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Posts Tagged: Tableware

Modern Champagne Glasses

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Modern Holiday Ideas
Modern Champagne Glasses

Nothing quite says Happy New Year like a sparkling libation with streams of tiny bubbles lifting from the bottom of the glass to the surface, like streamers in the opposite directions, screaming come celebrate!  Whether it is for the New Years, the old year or your year,  the best way — Continue reading

House in Kohoku by Torafu Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
House in Kohoku by Torafu Architects

This is gonna sound weird, but if gnomes were real and they had gnomes that really dug modern design we feel like this is the kind of home they’d live in. Maybe it’s that gorgeous green grass, but probably it’s the neat shape, and definitely it’s the cute and quirky — Continue reading

Interview: Caroline Pople of Ink Dish!

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Interview: Caroline Pople of Ink Dish!

Have you taken advantage of our June Ink Dish sale yet this month? Ink Dish brings fresh and graphic designs to the sometimes-boring world of dishware design. They are clever and creative themselves, but also incorporate the designs of artists and illustrators like Alyson Fox and Paul Timman. For June — Continue reading

Awesome Ink Dish Sale This Month!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Awesome Ink Dish Sale This Month!

Can you hear that? It’s the collective moans of your pantry and cabinets wishing they had more interesting tableware to look at. Look, if you don’t want to get cooler-looking plates and cups for your cabinets, then at least do it for yourself. Luckily for you, 2Modern and Ink Dish — Continue reading

Modern Etsy: Sometimes She Does

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Etsy: Sometimes She Does

Loving the abstract and lovely designs found on the tableware of Etsy shop Sometimes She Does. Organic shapes mingle with recognizable motifs and a fresh color palette enlivens the senses. This certainly isn’t a standard or boring set of plates…they’d infuse your tabletop with a whole heck of a lot — Continue reading

Pattern vs Texture: Toast vs. Marimekko

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Pattern vs Texture: Toast vs. Marimekko

What makes a bigger visual impact…is it something quite textural and tactile? Or is it something that has a graphic pop for the eyes? We can’t help but think this Toast Hemp Crochet Table Mat and this Marimekko dot plate from Tas-ka is the perfect comparison to decide which one — Continue reading

design virus

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
design virus

Pieke Bergmans makes a series of virus-formed crystal vases that crawl over tables and chairs. During the process of forming the glass at high temperature, the vases leave black burn stains over the wood. While pressing the big hot bubbles onto wooden pieces, some of the woods texture is fused — Continue reading

New Gorgeous Glassware from Heath

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
New Gorgeous Glassware from Heath

We’ve loved their modern ceramics for years and now we can love their new gorgeous mouth-blown glassware. From the press release: “For food-lovers and food-makers alike, Heath Ceramics is pleased to introduce its latest, Heath Glass. A collection of seven everyday glasses, 100% made in America, is now available exclusively — Continue reading

Name That Mid-Century Modern Designer

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Name That Mid-Century Modern Designer

Today’s post could have been titled name that industrial Mid-Century Modern designer, since today’s mystery person was well-known in the industrial design world (your first hint). But we love this person’s work for interiors, especially when it comes to tabletop accessories. Who is this person? More hints for you: An — Continue reading

Modern Marvel

Categories: Uncategorized
Modern Marvel

All was a flutter yesterday afternoon and into the night at the New York Design Center‚Äôs What‚Äôs New, What‚Äôs Next, a virtual, in-the-flesh celebratory open house with programs by editors from top design and shelter publications, dealers, curators, authors and designers about every imaginable topic. Yours truly was present for — Continue reading

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

Categories: Uncategorized
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

Looking to the Past for Inspiration and Motivation

Categories: Uncategorized
Looking to the Past for Inspiration and Motivation

This weekend was spent participating in an annual family tradition that dates back long before anyone can remember.  The change of the season is marked by sudden cool snaps, shorter days, and a bountiful fall harvest.  Each fall in early September vine-ripened grapes make their journey from vineyards around the — Continue reading

Ladies and Gentleman

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Ladies and Gentleman

Ladies and Gentleman present Superior Server family, a set of stainless steel utensils with handles that are "crisply coated in a vibrant set of colors allowing the set to be fitting in contemporary and traditional settings alike." ~via mocoloco

Lens Quencher

Categories: DIY + How To, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Lens Quencher

Saw this over at BTLD and had to share. How many of our photog-nerds have been missing this in their lives?!    My only complaint is that it's not a Nikon lens. Learn more and buy it here.

Turkish Tea?

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Turkish Tea?

I recently returned from a trip to Turkey, where I expected to see everyone drinking Turkish coffee. And while there was plenty of that beverage, the more ubiquitous liquid was tea, apple tea to be precise. It was so utterly delicious, and you could have it everywhere! You popped into — Continue reading

MODERN + RUSTIC + HANDMADE = BLISS by Carol VanderKloot

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, DIY + How To, Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
MODERN + RUSTIC + HANDMADE = BLISS  by Carol VanderKloot

Don't say you didn't hear it first from 2modern, as the sign isn’t even up yet. Here in Stone Ridge, a mere 120 minutes north of the Big Apple, they do modern and they do it well. Now open weekends and by appointment, presenting: the Rural Modernist Studio. This gem of a — Continue reading

Royal Copenhagen

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Royal Copenhagen

  Royal Copenhagen founded in 1775 is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their Blue Fluted Mega. The blown up signature pattern from Royal Copenhagen was created by the designer Karen Kjældgård-Larsen with the re-design of the classic Blue Fluted.  

Into the heart of Denmark’s heritage

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Into the heart of Denmark’s heritage

  Historical yet timeless: Royal Copenhagen’s very first porcelain dinner service, the Blue Fluted pattern is as graceful as when it was first adopted in 1775 as the very first porcelain dinner service. Centuries later, Blue Fluted Plain is a cultural cornerstone as well as a part of the fabric — Continue reading

Discover the stylish dining accessories!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Discover the stylish dining accessories!

Every effort should be made to have plenty of light and air, and to produce a feeling of space, order and freshness in dining room. Remember that this is place where you not only eat but also meet your friends, get gather your family.  The dining table is one of — Continue reading

Barefooted

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Barefooted

I am always for unique, expressive and innovative products that are designed to enrich our daily thoughts and experiences by balancing our life styles. Maybe some of these products can help us extract prolonged and focused pleasures out of our daily rituals! How about a transparent tea pot that is — Continue reading