Celebrating Our SBA Woman-Owned Small Business Certification.

Modern Metal Designs has always stood out as a confluence of innovation, design excellence, and entrepreneurial flair. It’s a brand where metal meets artistry, where precision meets imagination. Today, we are celebrating a significant milestone for our company: Modern Metal Designs has received the prestigious SBA Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) certification. This accolade adds a […]

Decorative metal grilles and vent covers are only the beginning for Annie Kantor

Decorative Metal Wall Panels Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright.

A Timeless Imprint on Custom Metal Wall Panels. In the expansive world of decorative metalwork, Annie Kantor emerges as a modern-day trailblazer. As the founder of Modern Metal, her muse is none other than the legendary architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Annie seeks a precarious balance of whimsy and modernism to divide spaces with decorative metal […]

Hello Patina!

Discovering and working with local artisans is a highlight for me.  This week I had the privilege of meeting Dan Romo from Studio Romo at his studio in West Oakland.  I brought along my 18 year old son because I thought he’d learn something, and I’m so glad I did.  My son has a scientific […]

Brass is HOT this Summer

Seriously, so hot!  I feel I need to write about brass this week because we are quoting (and selling) so much brass this summer.  I’m not sure what’s going on, but brass is beautifying homes, cabinetry and vent ducts via Modern Metal at a steady pace.  It’s thrilling for us because it’s such an incredible […]

We Almost Got Scammed

We channeled a bit of Marge Gunderson this week at Modern Metal. We were VERY close to getting scammed, but Nichole our Operations Manager thankfully stopped it before it got too far.  Here’s what happened, which I’m sharing in the hope that it will increase awareness and prevent any of you from falling down this […]

Modern Metal AV Cabinetry Inserts

While remodeling our own home, I learned that all of this fancy equipment we seem to need for our TV’s and music systems needs air to circulate. Modern Metal to the rescue! This summer, we’ve had many requests for AV cabinetry inserts, which is reminding me of this fabulous application for our metal.  Panel inserts are […]

The Power of llustration: My Adventure in England

I just returned from a ten day trip to the English countryside, a trip I’d been wanting to take with my son since he was just 5 yrs old. Isaac, who just turned 18 used to love the Beatrix Potter books when he was young. Together we read all 23 of her stories countless times.  […]

Connecting Through a Keyboard

Written by our stellar Project Manager, Jessica Willits: The Benefits of Working Remote Remote working my jam for so many reasons. Not only do I get to wear a top knot and slippersdaily, but also I receive no complaints about my choice of tunes and there’s always a hot cup ofcoffee at the ready. On […]

Personal Connection Important at Modern Metal

As our business gets busier and grows I’m realizing how much I value personal connection, and this post is to acknowledge that I want to continue to embrace this important value as Modern Metal grows.   RIOS – A design collective imagining future places Just yesterday we zoomed for the first time with a RIOS, […]