Designers have clearly been looking to the heavens for creative inspiraton. Stars, orbs, and space-age elements are amongst the other-worldly motifs permeating the design cosmos, visible on haute couture gowns and upholstery fabrics, modern lighting and contemporary wallpaper. We've traversed the globe for an inspried sampling of celestial designs, fiinding a universe of examples in far-flung places, and more than a few closer to home—right here at 2Modern.
Moving in a clock-wise direction, the gleaming half of Ziiiro's minimalist watch marks the time that's passed, while the dark side of the moon signals the hours ahead.
— Via Ziiiro
Falling Stars Removable Wallpaper by Tempaper
Whether wishing upon a star or sleeping under stars, every child will find magic in Tempaper's star-studded modern wallpaper motif.
The summer's Great American Eclipse and 2017's most anticipated Sci Fi film, The Last Jedi, have raised the bar for newsworthy celestial events.
The Last Jedi official movie poster
Red-hot anticipation is building for December's release of the ultimate (and final?) interstellar experience.
— Via Getty Images
Hollywood's star fixation reached a zenith with Emma Stone's heavenly pink Valentino dress at this year's Golden Globe Awards—a star turn for the ages.
Salone del Mobile 2017
At this year's Salone del Mobile in Milan, Seattle design studio, Graypants, arranged shining new modern lighting designs against a planetary backdrop.
Pave diamond crescent-shaped earring studs— via Baublebar
The Great American Eclipse: The first total solar eclipse to be visible only on the continental U.S. arrives on August 21, covering a dozen states in total darkness as the moon entirely blocks the sun.
Danish brand GUBI's vintage reprisal of a 1972 design by Louis Weisdorf, a brilliant geometric composition in space, invokes the Mid Century era's preoccupation with the race to the moon. The Multi-Lite modern pendant light features two rotating steel domes, appended to an axis, that allow for a range of perfectly balanced visual compositions and exquisitely modulated light emissions. Shop GUBI Modern Lighting >