Modern takes on many meanings besides being contemporary or new age—sometimes modern simply means being different. Variety is what makes life interesting, and the same should apply when it comes to designing any room. To make it easier, we've curated our picks for eye-catching statement pieces that are bound to stand out.
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Inspired by the medieval armors, helmets and fencing masks, these silver grid vases reflect the grandiose history of Britain and the story of its knights. Stylish and beautiful, they can be used to hold your favorite kind of flowers or function as striking decorative pieces.
Designed by the world-renowned Jaime Hayon and inspired by the dynamic cultural influences of Turkey, London and Islam, these copper grid vases are contemporary in design despite their rich and rustic colors. Use them to display fresh flowers, or let them stand out as eye-catching focal pieces.
- Sure, flowers can brighten any room, but a well-chosen vase brings a spot of beauty even when it's empty.
News flash: You don't need electricity to brew great espresso. The Presso manual coffee maker lets you brew quality espresso using nothing but water, ground beans and (a little) brute strength. Energy efficient and completely recyclable, it’s the old-fashioned future of coffee.
- You'll be happy to display these 5 modern, high-design coffee and espresso makers on your kitchen counter.
The ring around these bone china plates from Areaware may look like a stray strand of spaghetti, but in fact it's a goldie lookin' chain. Designer Jason Miller adorned the dinnerware (which also comes in dessert size) with a jewelry motif, adding a touch of class to your eating experience.
- With lines from Jonathan Adler, Michael Graves, and Sir Terence Conran, jcpenney’s new home collection includes modern interpretations of everyday items, from sofas to TV cabinets and floor lamps to…
Though the Toronto-based Chive has been around for a few years, we weren't aware of the flower-focused company until recently, when a few of their products were sent to the office. Well, wowzers. This company has a catalog of vases—simple, fun, beautiful, and interesting vases—that are just stunning. And inexpensive! Perfect for gifts or a little pick-me-up for your home. The pieces we got have done wonders—wonders, we tell ya!!—to brighten up our desks, which we even tidied to give some space to the succulents. Check out the rest of the ever-growing collection on their site.