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Posts Tagged: Textiles

Lucienne Day: colorful and whimsical

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Lucienne Day: colorful and whimsical

Lucienne Day, a 20thcentury English textile designer whose fabrics inspired by abstract patterns, nature and modern art, brought the contemprorary design into everyone's homes. I enjoy exploring Lucienne Day's design which has timeless qualities: cheerful, doodle like, fun and fresh.   Lucienne Day made her name and career by Calyx, a — Continue reading

Angela Adams :: Fall 2010

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Angela Adams :: Fall 2010

Oh, look at me go!  I'm such a sucker for Angela Adams (I even saved up my pennies and bought her Canopy/Indigo rug after coveting it for nearly three years).  As an Angela fan, I'm always excited when she announces new patterns and colorways.  For example, her beloved "Ocean" pattern — Continue reading

A Parisienne in Brooklyn by Carol VanderKloot

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
A Parisienne in Brooklyn by Carol VanderKloot

Ok, this year's New York International Gift Fair at Javits Center was so dominated by vintage-inspired, knotty pined, whip stitched, whimsical objet made in China, I needed a break. Plus, many exhibitors showed copious copies of works by Gio Ponti, Alexander Girard, David Hicks, with NO mention or credit given. — Continue reading

Contemporary Textiles

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Contemporary Textiles

Anne Kyyro Quinn is one of Britain's leading manufacturer of hand-crafted interior textiles. Known for their contemporary and sculptural patterns, the textiles are bold, rich, and textural.  The designs are inspired by organic shapes and the inherent beauty in natural materials.                     Photos from Anne Kyyro Quin and Contemporist

New from 2Modern!

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
New from 2Modern!

Say hello to urbancase, the newest vendor on 2Modern. This Seattle based company creates objects that contribute to a simpler, pared back lifestyle focusing on basic aesthetic elements…

Feel-Thru

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Feel-Thru

Let the light shine through but close off a room or create one.  Heavy duty felt flat or folded panels with patterned negative space hung from the ceiling.  The Feel-Thru  modular system is composed primarily wool and comes in black or ecru in 2 patterns.   The creation of Industrial/Interior designer — Continue reading

Lugging With Color

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Lugging With Color

Paul Smith Wash bag and Courier Bag @Rapha It sometimes seems like carrying our things around with us feels like being owned. If you're going to carry your things around with you, as most of us have to, why do it in black nylon with a sense of military precision — Continue reading

Sleepy?

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Sleepy?

I must admit-I LOVE to sleep! I am one of those people who can fall asleep anywhere at anytime.  This little-known fact is what has inspired me to look into modern ways to sleep. Humans sleep approximately 30% of their life!  Maly bed by Ligne Roset            I love — Continue reading

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

Enjoy 10% off Wallter in July

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Enjoy 10% off Wallter in July

Enjoy 10% off Wallter in July at 2Modern.com. Textiles, Wall Applications, Pillows and my favorite – Mobiles! I am also loving the new racks - The Bubble Rack and Slat Rack. Use Code 'wallter10' at checkout until July 31st.

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

I enjoy so many of the clever names that people choose for their blogs. Some are to the point and others often don't really work for me.   Today I am briefing you from blogs that I read daily and…find the name amusing each time I open it.   Cribcandy…one — Continue reading

Black Crow Studios

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Black Crow Studios

Black Crow Studios is all about wallpaper.  Custom wallpaper that pushes the traditional idea of wallpaper into the realm of Art.  Whether it covers an entire wall or the design is just an accent to one side, it is not your grandmother’s wallpaper.  Oh how I remember, those paisley patterns — Continue reading

Enjoy 10% off Inhabit Bedding, Lighting & Modern Pillows

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Enjoy 10% off Inhabit Bedding, Lighting & Modern Pillows

Take 10% off your Inhabit order at 2Modern from May 1st – 31st. Free shipping on most items. Enter code: INHABIT at checkout. Inhabit's goal is to give creative control over the largest canvas of all – your home. They believe that everything you put around yourself contributes to your — Continue reading

PURE textiles

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
PURE textiles

The textile designer Dorte Agergaard has launched a new collection under the name PURE that use elements from everyday life…     

Tomas Dabner Pillows

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Tomas Dabner Pillows

Techie style for the interior designer Via Hometone.org

Sanford Burrows on 2Modern

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Sanford Burrows on 2Modern

Sanford Burrows is now on 2Modern! The Sanford Burrows bedding line fuses freeform and modern design with the texture and warmth of embroidery. Produced by one of Italy’s most renowned textile companies and embroidered by expert craftsmen, Sanford Burrows bedding is of the finest quality. Beautiful designs such as the — Continue reading

Mondrian Anyone?

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Mondrian Anyone?

Isn't it interesting that Piet Mondrian's influence remains to this day?  From interior design to fashion (anyone else remember Diana von Furstenberg's Mondrian-inspired sheath dress?) to cheeky, contemporary waste baskets and pencil cups.  Though Mondrian founded and coined the De Stijl (Dutch for "The Style") movement nearly a century ago, — Continue reading

Denyse Schmidt :: 4 Crosses Quilt

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Denyse Schmidt :: 4 Crosses Quilt

Denyse Schmidt, the queen of modern quilting, recently released a new design that I am absolutely gaga for!  The 4 Crosses quilt is part of the Cotton Collection and is inspired by early Amish designs, modernized and updated in bright color palettes.  For now, though, I'll just have to ogle — Continue reading

Flat Surgery :: Mathieu Lehanneur

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Flat Surgery :: Mathieu Lehanneur

OK, so maybe having a rug that recalls those horrid Driver's Ed films isn't for everyone.  But, you've got to admit that it's something unique and I mean, c'mon, look at the craftsmanship! About: Flat Surgery is a new series of floor coverings from designer Mathieu Lehanneur, commissioned by Carpenters — Continue reading

IndiB Rugs On SALE!

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
IndiB Rugs On SALE!

Popular rug line, IndiB is on sale on 2Modern! Great choices for modern adults and children, this eco-line is GoodWeave certified. The adult line is on sale until supplies last but if you have been eyeing a modern kids rug by this line, this is your chance. The sale on — Continue reading