Micle Mihai-Cristian (Founder of Freshome) is the leader and mastermind behind Freshome and its community. Mihai started Freshome in 2007 with a dream of building a website that would feature inspiring modern design and architecture. His love for marketing and making websites grow was always a first love, and Freshome became the next level to expand upon. At 25 years old, he manages the small-staffed mega-blog Freshome that many mistake as being run by a large company. Find more about Mihai on our about us page.

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Monument Valley : A Game That Lets You Play With Impossible Architecture

Usually here at Freshome we don’t write about Iphone / Ipad games, but today we’ll make an exception because we found a game that every architect or design lover should play. Monument Valley… is a brand new game for iPhone and iPad that launched on the App Store last week and it turns out that we absolutely love it and

The Future of Gardening Technology : Smart Herb Garden by Click & Grow

Two years ago we presented on Freshome the Click and Grow Electronic Flowerpots… for those of you who remember this great product. Today Click and Grow’s team announced their second generation Smart Herb Garden for indoor cultivation …just in time for planting season. The new Click & Grow Smart Herb Garden lets everyone grow fresh herbs at home with extremely

Sleek Bathroom Collection Focusing on the Essential: Memento By Villeroy & Boch

At a time when the master bath serves as a personal sanctuary, Villeroy & Boch’s… Memento collection delivers calm and rejuvenation by eliminating the extraneous and focusing on the essentials. Sleek with rectilinear forms, these pieces are unabashedly contemporary and available in a range of colors and finishes allowing for individual expression to unfold. An extensive collection, Memento is comprised

Stylish Origami Lightning Collection: “Folded” by Ariel Zuckerman

Israeli product designer Ariel Zuckerman… recently shared an interesting lighting collection with us, inspired by the Japanese art of Origami. According to the project developer, the “Folded” series deals with the physical tension applied on a two dimensional sheet. Using techniques such as folding, stretching and twisting, borrowed from the discipline of paper, and applying them to wooden sheets, led

Ways to Read Freshome After Google Reader Shuts Down

If you’re reading this post in Google Reader, you won’t be doing so next week. After July 1st 2013 that’s this coming Monday! Google Reader is shutting down FOR GOOD. Our RSS feeds have been pretty reliant on Google Reader for years. (For those who don’t know- Google Reader was a free service that pulled new posts, or “RSS feeds”,…

Architect Eduardo Souto de Moura Honored with Israel’s prestigious Wolf Prize

Last week Freshome founder Micle Mihai-Cristian attended the Wolf Prize ceremony at the Israeli Parliament – The Knesset – on the 5th of May thanks to Kinetis… ( Kinetis is a nonprofit educational organization established to promote, at home and abroad, the recognition of Israel as a vibrant and inspirational source of creativity and innovation). At this ceremony Portuguese architect

Freshome Free Iphone App Now Available in the App Store

Being one of the most popular and influential design and architecture blogs, Freshome focuses on creating a strong connection between you and your home.

Winner Announced : Skywatch Giveaway from TouchOfModern & Freshome

291 people left comments qualifying for a chance to win one of the two watches that we presented in the “Skywatch Giveaway from TouchOfModern & Freshome” post. Congratulations to everyone who participate, and thanks to TouchOfModern… for offering such cool giveaway! Finally the winner of this contest is Catalina Graure and the winning comment is :
“I’d like

30 Best Small Apartment Designs Ideas Ever Presented on Freshome

Do you live in a small apartment? Many of us whether by choice or necessity live in smaller apartments. We often get the feeling that some of the projects we present on Freshome don’t get the attention they deserve. And the ideas presented in these 30 small apartments designs below are definitely worth a second look. We know most of

Freshome Featured on Flipboard’s Infographic

Last year Freshome was featured on Flipboard ( the 2010 iPad App of the Year and TIME listed it as one of the top 50 innovations in 2010 ). Since then lots of new visitors found Freshome via Flipboard and lots of them check our site from the app. If you haven’t downloaded their app… yet, we still highly recommend

Skywatch Giveaway from TouchOfModern & Freshome

Today we’re teaming up with TouchOfModern… to give you a chance to win a pretty cool watch from Skywatch – Poppy Red Watch. Finished in elegant mineral crystal and a dash of sleek silver on the clock hands, this watch combines timeless style with modern technology. The 100M water-resistant feature gives you the ability to take this watch on any

Freshome is Hiring New Writers!

Love Freshome enough that you’d want to make it your job? Then I’ve got good news: Yes, that’s right: we’re hiring. Our ideal candidates need to be incredibly passionate about interior design, architecture, furniture, art, design, decorating and anything that can make your home and life more beautiful.
A good blogger / writer should be able to write in such

10 Great Architectural Lessons from Frank Lloyd Wright

Born on June 8, 1867 Frank Lloyd Wright is not only one of the world’s greatest architects, but he was also the most prolific, controversial as well as inspiring. He was a writer, an art collector a philosopher as well as a visionary and these all inspired his approach to his craft. He is widely known for four styles of…

The Bachelor VS The Bachelorette Apartment [Infographic]

Presenting useful tips on how to decorate a bachelor pad or how to add style to a bachelorette pad, this fun and informative infographic guides both men and women through the maze of DiY interior decorating. Bachelor “must-haves” include a well-stocked bar, comfortable couch and simple bed in neutral colors, but subtly spiced up with a bold accent. Bachelorettes, on

Game On: Relive the 8-bit era with designer blinds

We usually don’t focus on gaming here at Freshome but we decided to present this new design from Direct Blinds… that is helping gamers to decorate their pads just how they’ve always dreamed – with the characters from yesteryear! These stylish, made-to-measure blinds are inspired by the 8-bit days of gaming – so whether you were chasing ghosts, shooting down

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