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Posts Tagged: Trends

Fall’s Hottest Design Trends?

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Fall’s Hottest Design Trends?

Why the question mark at the end of that title and the ones in the main image? Simple: we’ve definitely got our ideas for some of Fall’s hottest design trends, but we certainly want to hear what you think is gonna be hot in the upcoming months, too! Is there a — Continue reading

Live Modern: Weekend House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Weekend House

The snow might be melting in most parts of the country, but ignore the season presented in the landscape of these photos; the house featured is clearly an all-weather charmer. Just look at that entryway! Who doesn’t love a juicy, modern entryway to introduce guests into your space. This one — Continue reading

2012 Trend Spotted: Glittering, Glamorous, Gold!

Categories: Fashion + Trends
2012 Trend Spotted: Glittering, Glamorous, Gold!

A 2Modern trend spotted for 2012: Glittering, Glamorous, Gold! To be the first to know about new trends spotted, subscribe to The 2Modern RSS feed. Continue reading

Trend: Polka Dots

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Trend: Polka Dots

Has anyone else noticed how many darn polka dot patterns are showing up in fashion and interiors lately? It seems like a ton. We mean just everywhere. How to do it the cool way and not look like a school kid? Well it looks like in fashion if you’re gonna — Continue reading

Fashion Trends for Spring/Summer 2012

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Fashion Trends for Spring/Summer 2012

The leaves may just be turning colors, but the latest spring and summer looks for next year have already turned heads on the Fashion Week runway. Don’t worry though, we’ll outline the fall and winter trends that will carry over to spring and summer 2012, but point out others that — Continue reading

Geometric & Gray: Rugs

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Geometric & Gray: Rugs

Gray and geometry: two trends that have proven their staying power long enough to go from trends to what’s hot and what’s wanted. You can never really go wrong throwing some gray in your interior mix–paint, textiles or more. Adding geometric details in accessories and other surfaces is always a — Continue reading

Fashion Freakout!

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Fashion Freakout!

In honor of the third annual Fashion’s Night Out today, we thought we  would do a quick round up of some of our favorite recent fashion posts we’ve had here on the 2Modern blog. From high-end fashion, to fashion photography, to cool jewelry and accessories, we’ve always got our eyes — Continue reading

Trend: Laser Cut

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Trend: Laser Cut

At 2Modern, we think one of the hallmarks of modernism is an embrace of new technologies and how they can be applied not only to make things easier and more affordable to manufacture, but also how they can shape the aesthetics of our designed products. A great example is laser — Continue reading

Fashion/Interiors: Subtle Ruffles and Scallops

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Fashion/Interiors: Subtle Ruffles and Scallops

We love a little movement, sass, play and 3D to an outfit, and like it even more if it’s in our interiors. Not everything has to be so serious and stoic all the time, as these dresses we’ve spotted on Mod Cloth and these pillows from cushlab prove. What do — Continue reading

Summer Trend: Seeing Stripes

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Summer Trend: Seeing Stripes

“Stripes this summer should be big, bold and bright” Phoebe Roberts, Vogue.com. It seems that Studio Lawrence designers Bart Eijking and Patrick de Louwere couldn’t agree more! The design duo’s award-winning pair, the Last Supper Table and wall hanging Along These Lines, chime in perfectly with this summer’s top fashion — Continue reading

Trend: Reclaimed

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Trend: Reclaimed

This is less of a trend and more of a undeniable movement that has now basically become accepted practice. We’re all starting to realize how much “stuff” there is out there that we’ve made, and how little raw “stuff” there is left for us to plunder. Craftsmanship, being made by — Continue reading

Trend Tablet

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Professional Advice
Trend Tablet

Lidewij Edelkoort ,a trend forecaster, curator, publisher and educator focuses on grey at her Trend Tablet, a social media platform for trends. She explains:  “Grey was going to be the shade of the 21st Century until mutual global aggression made us regress to black and white; the “you are with — Continue reading

Kate Spade’s Colorful Website!

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Uncategorized
Kate Spade’s Colorful Website!

Wow! Bang! Boom! Kate Spade’s new colorful summer-inspired website has us making the kind of sounds that are usually only preserved for fight scenes from the original Batman television series. You’ll want to surf on to here yourself to see all kinds of gorgeous photo shoots with good-looking fashion objects — Continue reading

Any Bag Camera Bag

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, Uncategorized
Any Bag Camera Bag

I’ve had a DSLR for over 6 years now and my collection of photos does not reflect that fact. I’m either too lazy to cary my big, hunky camera bag around or scared to put in my man purse (murse) unsheathed. But now, with the Any Bag Camera Bag Insert, — Continue reading

Trend: Bold, Loud and In-Your-Face Florals

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Trend: Bold, Loud and In-Your-Face Florals

We’re pretty glad for this latest trend: bold florals. We have a saying in this business: if you’re going to do something, do it BIG. Actually, that’s paraphrasing and probably they have a version of that saying in a lot of professions, but it still rings true! Who wants measly, — Continue reading

Modern Design Trendsetters

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Modern Design Trendsetters

Trendsetters come from all walks of life, though they tend to share one very important characteristic: their keen eyes are always on the hunt for the next greatest idea in the design world to emerge, and once it does, they interpret it and help the rest of us find ways — Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Graham & Brown’s Trend Expert!

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Exclusive Interview: Graham & Brown’s Trend Expert!

There’s one company that comes to our mind when we think of the best wallcovering options in the world: Graham & Brown. An England-based company that is steeped in tradition and history, Graham & Brown does a pretty darn good job of staying on top of the latest color, pattern — Continue reading

Honey Moon

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Honey Moon

“Color Marketing Group predicts the “next” color” . CMG announces a palette of optimism. It selects a mustardy, goldish yellow with a grounded mood called “honey moon.” It is also described as a nostalgic color with an organic flavor. Why was the “honey moon” chosen by the Color Marketing Group? — Continue reading

Design Trend! Industrialized Organics

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Design Trend! Industrialized Organics

Our eyes are peeled our ears are open – we’re out on the streets, in the shops, browsing the magazines to bring you hot design trends and patterns. Here is the latest, enjoy! Lights Up! – Rex Sconce Lamp, Magis – Steelwood Chair, Gus* – Stanley End Table, MASH Studios – — Continue reading

Modern Book Corner: Abitare: 50 Years of Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Book Corner: Abitare: 50 Years of Design

Before there was a Wallpaper*, there was Abitare, the design magazine in the day. If you’re looking for the best architecture, interior design, photography, travel and trend information from the hottest time period in design history, believe us when we say you need to check out this book. Taken from — Continue reading