All Blog Posts Tagged 'modern' (358)

Elevated Vacation Home Offers Incredible Views of the Ocean

Stationed above the coast on Great Ocean Road in Australia, The Pole House is a modern home with incredible views of the ocean. It was designed by F2 Architecture and is considered one of Australia’s iconic buildings, commonly referred to as the most photographed house on the road. It’s not hard to see why. The elevated structure sits on a slender-yet-sturdy pole with a long, suspended…

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Added by Sara Barnes on April 11, 2014 at 8:35am — No Comments

Fascinating Photos Show Current Life Inside North Korea



The winners in the professional competition of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards were just announced and they include a photographer who took some fascinating photos of modern life in North Korea. Under the Current Affairs category, the winner was Moscow, Russia-born…

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Added by alice on April 26, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Sponsored Post: Three Stylish Eyewear Designs by Lookmatic



This post is sponsored by Lookmatic. Grow your eyewear collection, change up your look and see things more clearly for less than $100 at www.LOOKMATIC.com.

If you're a design-conscious individual who believes in sensible prices, check out Lookmatic, a relatively…

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Added by alice on April 9, 2013 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Top 10 Tech Tools Perfect for the Modern Office

In this day and age, we’re all looking for tech tools that not only increase our productivity but also speak to our design sensibility. That’s why, today, we’ve put together this list of the top 10 tech tools that are perfect for the modern office.

See the list over at…

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Added by alice on January 28, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

My Modern Shop Exclusive Release: Sidescape by Tom Ryaboi



Toronto-based Tom Ryaboi busted out into the scene last year with his heart-stopping, adrenaline pumping rooftop photography. His most recognizable image, called I'll Make Ya Famous, flew through the web and Tom was quickly credited for being one of the pioneers of the rooftopping movement.

Today, it's with great pleasure that we bring you…

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Added by alice on December 17, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

My Modern Met is Searching for Interns!



It's been an extremely eventful start of 2012 for My Modern Met and I'm happy to report that we've continued to expand our team! In an effort to keep growing, giving our viewers the richest experience possible, we're hiring again! We're looking for web-savvy interns who have a knack for writing and a passion for sharing creative ideas to join us.

Necessary…

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Added by alice on March 27, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Acrylic Baby Furniture

Vetro Crib and Vetro Changer

Now here's something you don't see every day. While searching around for some unique and interesting nursery furniture, I came across this company The MDB Family and one of their brands, Nurseryworks. All about modern or…

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

Sweet Social Seating in Berkeley Art Museum



Next time you're in Berkeley, California, drop by their art museum and you'll find some super sweet seating smack dab in the middle of the its large atrium. Merging multiple disciplines including art, architecture, and furniture, BAMscape is a free-form seating environment commissioned by the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive.



Installed for a two-year duration, it's a place… Continue

Added by alice on August 2, 2011 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Top 6 Sites for Interior Design Inspiration



Ready for some more exciting websites to bookmark? Well, if you have a love and passion for interior design, then today's your lucky day! We've rounding up six sites that you absolutely must check out. Find out who's #1 over on My… Continue

Added by alice on July 11, 2011 at 9:54am — 1 Comment

Ultra-Sleek Hollywood Hills Home



Just when you thought you had seen the sleekest house (like the one featured in Eugene's post about the Santa Barbara pavilion), here comes an amazing one perched on top of Hollywood Hills. It's truly a design to kill for...



The 4,000 square foot house, which boasts both city and ocean views, sits on… Continue

Added by FrenchyDave on May 3, 2011 at 5:30pm — 7 Comments

Clever Pairings



If you liked the post Hilarious Hypothetical Letters, than more likely than not you'll appreciate Sapling Press' other offerings. Lisa Krowinski, the owner of Sapling Press, tells us that she worked with Jared Wunsch, the co-founder of Dear… Continue

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

This Website Often Makes My Day!



I must admit that I am frequently loathe to join social networking sites and was a late arrival on Facebook and LinkedIn. I've yet to dip into Twitter (though, I am fascinated by the phenomenon) and have never owned a MySpace account (it might be too late). However, this website has consistently made my day better, and I think it has a genuinely awesome vibe. So cheers for a great space that… Continue

Added by Galina Varchena on February 7, 2011 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

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Added by Propaganda Times on December 15, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

The Perpendicular House (5 pics)

Stacked in perpendicular layers, this three-story house in Sèvres, France is beautiful in an unconventional way. Each section is adorned with its own distinct material. The top section is covered with reclaimed wood, the middle section looks modern with slatted metal and floor-to ceiling windows, and the bottom section appears aged with rusted metal and climbing… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 7, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

The Precariously Balancing Bookcase (4 pics)

Are our eyes playing tricks on us or is this bookcase really balancing boxes? Columbia-based Malagana Design has created the Equilibrium Bookcase, modules stacked on top of each other that are anchored at a single point. Made of natural walnut veneer, the bookcase can magically hold up to 120 lbs of weight. Now that's what I call a conversation piece!…



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Added by alice on October 25, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Sony's Revolutionary Electronic Paper (3 pics)

Is this young girl just looking at an old calendar? Not exactly. She's actually checking out Sony's never before seen prototype of its flexible electronic paper display technology. Showcased at the 2010 Dealer Convention, the electronic paper gives us a glimpse into the future because it uses plastic substate, a new technology that allows it to be bent and rolled up… Continue

Added by alice on September 17, 2010 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Hidden In Costa Rica's Rain Forest... (15 photos)

It's impossible not to fall in love with this eco-friendly house, hidden on a coastal hillside in Costa Rica. Surrounded by lush greenery, I can only imagine how fresh the air must be. And with a fantastic view overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this home almost seems too good to be true...



Designed by SPG Architects, Casa Torcida has the largest domestic solar… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 6, 2010 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

Artwork by Miette

Paris Brand Miette creates interesting design things, such as a collection of ornaments with patterns made by a spirogeaph. Spirograph is a geometric drawing toy that produces mathematical curves of the variety technically known as hypotrochoids and epitrochoids. The inspiration behind some of the incredible artwork by Miette is… Continue

Added by Vlatka Vidakovic on August 17, 2010 at 2:08pm — 1 Comment

Time Machine Evolution

Stéphane Massa-Bidal, the illustrator who cleverly showed us what our favorite websites look like as book covers, is back with some new work. This one, titled Time Machine Evolution, shows us just how those words have taken on different meaning over the years.…



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Added by alice on July 9, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Clever Poster Design: Inception

Here's a great new poster by fellow metropolite and talented illustrator Matt Needle. For the upcoming movie Inception, Needle created a stunning poster that illustrates the words, "Your Mind is the Scene of the Crime."



In case you don't remember, Matt's the one behind the brilliant… Continue

Added by alice on June 29, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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