Founder of the award-winning design blog, Design Milk, Jaime Derringer knows a thing or two about modern design. One of the most influential names on the contemporary design scene, her curatorial eye has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Time Out New York, and Dwell Magazine. Here, Jaime applies her keen eye to 2Modern's vast collection of modern furniture, lighting, and decor, selecting the pieces that rank amongst her favorites.
Sculptural and impeccably upholstered, it pushes all my Scandinavian design buttons.
It's rare for a minimal design to look this sumptuous—and rosy copper is my current metal crush.
A clean and modern design, yes, but that base of branches makes it an instant classic.
One of my all-time favorite outdoor chairs has been given a gorgeous leather remake. Be still, my heart.
Has a traditional Dhurrie rug ever looked this ravishing—or modern?
Everyone covets a design classic—and nothing says industrial chic like an Anglepoise.
Who knew a modern game table could make such a sweet piece of eye candy?
Just when you thought 3-D printing had a long way to go, along comes this artful beauty.
A splashy, yet elegant, contemporary design—and this new lilac colorway is just too pretty to hide behind coats.
JRT patterns are always striking, but this deep navy and gold combination is unusually dramatic and glamorous.
You bet, I can. Little fuss and lots of impact make this desk a sleek and solid workplace.
This slim and swank daybed—which also doubles as low-profile seating—is perfect for small spaces.
A pouf as statement piece? When it's a flowery felt concoction like this, you bet.
Just because I can't afford a Warhol on canvas, doesn't mean I need to go without.
Old fashioned charm and contemporary flair can never be underestimated.
Nothing warped about this slick, iridescent beauty, which almost makes flowers beside the point.
A graceful shape, an unmistakable Mid Century bent—and crafted in America, to boot.
Is it landscape or seascape? Abstract or figurative? What's art without a little mystery?
For anyone who's coveted Jasper Johns' Savarin Coffee Can sculpture (yes, me), this is a must.
An elegant, tailored design, wrapped in plush velvet. Talk about both old and new.