James Jean is a Taiwanese-American award winning artist and illustrator who lives in Los Angeles. Educated at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Jonathan lived in Manhattan and Brooklyn before moving to Los Angeles in 2003. James works evoke an unique mix of art historical and modern design references that play out beautifully. You may recognize the commercial work… Continue
One of our favorite travel magazines, Travel+Leisure, releases their famed list of top 500 hotels in the world. The list, which appears in full in their January issue, doesn't have too many surprises - I mean really, how many Four Seasons can the list hold? Regardless, it's great to see some new guys, particularly our lovely little Viceroy in Santa Monica making the… Continue
Alright people, you know we're all about mash-ups and collaborations but how do we feel about Jay-Z and Radiohead songs being mixed together? It wasn't too long ago that we remember Jay-Z and Linkin Park collaborating - now that was fresh. Can lightening strike twice?
Got to give it to whoever came up with the name - silly but straight to the… Continue
The Park: For the Days You Just Want to Go Outside and Get Some Sun
What better way to brighten a day than by seeing some interesting desktop wallpaper? We get to transport ourselves into another world for a few brief seconds - where life is simple and workloads are non-existent. So we hope you enjoy these ten we picked out from the website Desk City. The… Continue
As our social network grows, we love to take moments like this one to thank all of our members for their love and support. It's been a wild ride these past seven months and we couldn't have gotten here without you.
We're excited to announce that My Modern Metropolis just received its first magazine article titled, "Worth a Click" in KoreAm Journal's December… Continue
If you ever wondered what your offspring might look like and you have the guts to find out, look no further than VW's microsite, BabyMaker3000.com. As part of VW's marketing of their minivan, the Routan, they've partnered up with a… Continue
We here at theMET may constantly be singing the praises of the W Hotel but we like to think we give equal love to all those boutique hotels that provide an amazing and unique experience. Though you may know the hotels Viceroy and Avalon, you may not know that they are managed under an umbrella company called the Kor Hotel Group. Kor also oversees The Tides in South… Continue
What better way to start (or end) the day than to pop a bubble? Clever poster size bubble calendar retails for $30 bucks + shipping which may seem like a hefty sum until you think about all that you'll be saving in therapy. Just think....what a perfect way to end that long day at the office than looking forward to popping that tasty bubble?…
I can't decide whether I love these Swarovski inspired crystal sunglasses or if I hate them. If you saw your friend sportin' these at the club would you scream in delight or shudder in silence?
From the designer's own words:
"experience a new world – discover the world anew you do not only adorn yourself with these glasses, you see the whole world through the magic of crystal. elaborate swarovski technology makes it possible. the lens’… Continue
I'm all for updating old classics but have we gone too far with the Radio Flyer? Does the updated concept Radio Flyer, called Cloud 9, have a chance to grab our hearts and open our wallets or will it receive a backlash like we've never seen before?
From humble beginnings when an Italian immigrant Antonio Pasin started building wooden toy wagons in 1917,… Continue
Just a quick note to tell you that Eugene and I will be on holiday until Monday, January 5th. We can't wait to get to know everyone even more and we're excited about bringing you new and interesting content in the coming year . Till then, stay safe and warm!
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Yesterday, Sam and I got to experience the moment when our niece, Ava, got to first meet her baby brother, Bobby. It was more anti-climactic than I had predicted, no huge droplets of tears (of joy or anger) running down anyone's cheeks, just a subtle peak and a quiet utterance of one word from Ava's mouth, "baby." At 1 year and 9 months she won't remember that moment… Continue
Added by alice on December 24, 2008 at 12:10pm —
It's been over a year and a half since Sam and I said our "I do's" but I still love looking through wedding photos to see what other brides are up to. That year of preparation before the big day is a wonderful but stressful journey but it all becomes worth it the moment you see all your friends and family gathered in one place.…