Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'Modern' (30)

Top 6 Sites for the Modern Architecture Enthusiast



In this latest "tips" post, we're highlighting six excellent websites that you should visit if you're a modern architecture enthusiast. Even if you're not, check these out to learn more about how architects are redesigning our world. Not only will you be exposed to some highly fascinating projects, you'll be inspired by all of the out-of-the-box ideas popping…

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Added by alice on December 19, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Spotting Patterns in Melbourne's Modern Architecture



When taking photos of buildings, most of us will stand back and snap them from afar. Not Teng Tan. The Melbourne, Australia-based photographer likes to shoot his city's architecture so close that the buildings are almost indiscernible. "I guess I am an urbanite trying to see my city anew through the lens," he tells us. "For me, patterns in (particularly modern)… Continue

Added by alice on October 26, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

My Modern Met's Call for Interns Ends Friday



Last week, we told you that we're growing our company and that we're hiring a few, key interns here at My Modern Met. We asked you to submit your resumes and, boy, did we receive an amazing response! Because we have so many qualified candidates to choose from, we'll be closing our call for applicants this… Continue

Added by alice on September 6, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Retro-Modern African Mammal Illustrations



If you want to dress up your kid's room with some animal posters, may we suggest these ones by artist Josh Brill? His new African Mammal limited-edition prints feature a giraffe, zebra, elephant and rhino. How fresh and retro-modern.









You can scoop them up at… Continue

Added by alice on August 21, 2011 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Top 6 Sites to Score Deals on Modern Design



Ready to live a more simple yet stylish life? In our latest post for Intel's My Life Scoop, we're taking you shopping! Check out these six sites where you can score some sweet deals on modern design items for your everyday life.



Find them all at… Continue

Added by alice on August 15, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

My Modern Met Featured on Flipboard!



If you have an iPad, you've probably already heard of Flipboard. Apple named it the 2010 iPad App of the Year and TIME listed it as one of the top 50 innovations in 2010. Flipboard lets you quickly flip through all of your favorite websites or your personal streams on Twitter or Facebook… Continue

Added by alice on August 9, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Mouse Finds Love at My Modern Met



Boy, do we love our illustrators! After we wrote the post Fred Blunt's Fantastically Funny Love Story, we received a wonderfully warm message that we just had to share (with his permission, of course).



"Thanks so much for your piece on The Crush!," Blunt wrote. "Really nice,… Continue

Added by alice on June 27, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

My Modern Met's Art of Photography Contest ($1000 Grand Prize + More)

Sponsored by YPOC



My Modern Met’s Art of Photography Contest, presented by YPOC, is your chance to show us the artistic side of your photography. Photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to enter. Also, this contest is open to both US and international entrants. Submit your best… Continue

Added by alice on March 1, 2011 at 9:00am — 32 Comments

Top 6 Sites that Break Modern Design Trends



A few weeks ago, we put together our top website picks for the art enthusiast and this week we're all about the trendspotter. Which sites do we personally follow to see all that's new and exciting in the modern design world? Check out that… Continue

Added by alice on February 28, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day: Modern Family Portrait



Love this creative idea...a faceless family portrait! It was taken by the self-described "insanely happy interior designer and photographer" Lori Andrews (aka the 10 Cent Designer). Lori took this photo of her clients and then had it blown up very large for the kitchen. Interestingly, since Lori is a photographer and interior designer, she also worked on spiffing up her client's house! For the… Continue

Added by alice on February 1, 2011 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Meet Pip: The Modern Music Photographer (12 photos)



At just 22-years-old, London-based photographer Pip has already worked with some of the biggest and best music labels around. They include Atlantic Records, Mercury Records, Columbia/Sony BMG, and Universal Music among others. What makes his work stand out from the crowd is that he finds an artistic way to capture his musicians' personalities. You can tell that he puts a lot of thought into each… Continue

Added by alice on January 17, 2011 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Cherry Blossom Tree House (5 pics)



While we've heard of modern homes being built for grandiose views of the ocean, we've never heard of one being built for views of trees. But then again, the cherry blossom tree isn't like any ordinary tree. In Japan, cherry blossoms are richly symbolic. They are an omen of good fortune and a representation of love and affection. They're also an enduring metaphor for the fleeting nature of life,… Continue

Added by alice on January 4, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Visualizing My Modern Met's Daily Audience

Neatorma showed us this cool way to visualize just how many of you fine folks visit us each day. Lately, our traffic has been massive thanks to one superhero grandma. That means, if all of our visitors decided to meet, we would… Continue

Added by alice on November 21, 2010 at 4:00pm — 7 Comments

Retro Modern Illustrations (12 total)

Illustrator and designer Tom Whalen has a way of taking our favorite movies or tv shows and turning them into retro modern works of art. He started developing his own, unique style at a very young age. In fact, he can still vividly remember the genesis of it all - when he would voraciously read comics in his grandmother's candy store.



"It wasn't until… Continue

Added by alice on November 15, 2010 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

When Traditional and Modern Methods Meet (8 pieces)

Though he's been professionally illustrating for only about five years now, California-based web designer and illustrator Albert Lee has been doodling and scribbling for most of his life. Even at the age of two, he knew that illustrating would somehow become a part of his future because he couldn't seem to put his pencils or pens down. Now, he states, "It's become an… Continue

Added by alice on November 3, 2010 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

My Modern Met's Top 10 in October

What an October! Thank you, everyone, for making it one of the coolest months yet. 1.3 million of you came in to check out everything from an amazing dead tree to the cutest kids possibly ever to have existed. Here's a wrap-up of our top ten most visited posts in October for anyone who missed out on all the action. (Click the pictures to read the inspiring… Continue

Added by alice on November 3, 2010 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

My Modern Met's Featured on Flipboard!

Good morning! To start off the week, I'd love to share a good piece of news with you. Our website, My Modern Met, was just featured on the Flipboard iPad app as a pick of the week! What a thrill and an honor.



As you may recall,… Continue

Added by alice on November 1, 2010 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Modern Design: Polaroid Flower Vase (2 pics)

The Polaroid Flower Vase by South Korean designer Jung Hwajin is simple and sweet. Hanging by a small cord, the vase has a small lamp that illuminates the plant and helps it grow. The vase is currently only a prototype.



Make sure to also check out Jung's clever volcano vases and his clamshell-like… Continue

Added by alice on October 21, 2010 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Win Trips of a Lifetime by JustLuxe and My Modern Met

Paris? Greece? St. Lucia? Which destination would you choose for your trip of a lifetime? My Modern Met and JustLuxe, an affluent lifestyle site have teamed up to help you win the ultimate getaway. Five prizes are still up for grabs including the ultimate Hawaiian vacation. The grand prize winner will enjoy four… Continue

Added by alice on October 19, 2010 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

My Modern Met Meets Swissmiss and GOOD Magazine

I had the incredible privilege of meeting one of my all-time favorite designers and bloggers today, Tina Roth Eisenberg, otherwise known as Swissmiss. Tina calls herself the "Swiss designer gone NYC" and she's been running these off-line events called CreativeMornings for over two years now in New York.… Continue

Added by alice on October 8, 2010 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

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