Happenings

Answering your FAQs!

Coming across this close up photo of our standard finishes made me think of the beginning steps of our projects, and working with the client to answer all of their questions and concerns. While you can find an abundance of information on our website, today I thought I’d compile a list of our ten most […]

Not just for wine, a favorite spot to unwind!

On my most recent trip up to the beautiful Napa Valley, not only did I test the wide array of whites and reds, I shopped in the charming downtown streets of St. Helena. The shops vary from designer clothes to local artisan home decor, and that variety of retail made me feel more in my […]

Soul Food and Modern Metal Views

Commercial projects often give us the opportunity to design a story or create a visual adventure in a larger piece of metal. Recently, we had the pleasure of working with LMB Interiors on the privacy screens for Tanya Holland’s new Oakland location of her award winning Brown Sugar Kitchen restaurant. Tanya is a superstar and […]

Selling Showcase

By now you’ve seen the photos and posts from our work with Jonathon Rachman and Deniece Duscheone in their rooms at this years Decorator Showcase, as shown in the photos above. The spectacular showcase home is being brought back into the limelight as it makes its mark on the Bay Area housing market. This 18,000 […]

Inspiration from meals, metal, and more!

The vibe of the day here at Modern Metal is ‘Inspiration’. Typically you would expect a post from us on inspiration to be about a place or item that visually inspired one of our metal designs, but as I got up and began my day this morning I realized how every little step in one’s […]

Easy install for homes big or small!

On Monday we shared a video showing how quickly a grille for your home can be installed which inspired me to share a bit more on how easy that process really is. Believe it or not, there’s not much to it! Whether your grille is flat or has a flange, when you receive your Modern […]

Work hard, travel harder

I think we can all agree that summer is the best time of year to travel with family and friends! The warm weather and no school for the kiddos makes any excursion a must! But, anyone past that blissful age has one little thing holding them back from their countless travel dreams – a JOB. […]

Red, white, and blue – to name a few!

Happy 4th of July! I hope you are reading this from a comfortable patio chair while you spend time with family and friends! Just like you, I am enjoying the sunshine, some barbecued food, and festive cupcakes for dessert. Wherever you may be, I’m sure you’re reveling in the explosion of red, white, and blue […]

The Brass Lining

‘If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again!’ That proverb is something we’ve all heard a few times in our lives. It reminds me of learning to ride a bike or play a sport as a little one, but these words of wisdom guide us daily here at Modern Metal. Mistakes happen every day, […]

Introducing Ameera Taleb!

After a week off from posting stories of Modern Metal happenings to get acclimated to our new website and name change, we are back with an exciting announcement about the newest member of the Modern Metal team, Ameera Taleb! Ameera is joining as Annie’s design assistant to help Annie when she’s running in and out […]