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Ada Teicu

Ada Teicu is a Journalism/ English graduate and has a Master`s degree in Mass-media and Public Relations. Specializing in writing about design, architecture, furniture and adjacent design fields, Ada acknowledges the need for a world filled with creativity, comfort and beauty and considers Freshome as the best place for her knowledge and experience to come together. Find more about Adriana on our about us page.

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Lenny Kravitz Extends His Creativity In Tile Design Alongside LEA Ceramiche


An inspired collaboration between famous singer Lenny Kravitz and Italian tile manufacturer LEA Ceramiche led to the creation of a fantastic collection of tiles. Meaning “drop” in Italian, the Goccia Three Dimensional Tile Collection imitates the features of moving water, mirroring the light and capturing shadows in a merger of quality material and imagination. Lenny Kravitz extended his creativity to

Milan’s Four Boutique Hotel Suites Boasting Incandescent Design


Provoking travelers to be in permanent connection with the city they are visiting, this new hospitality concept seen in the Town @ House Street… boutique hotel in Milan merges visuals of the streets in a vivid, hard to ignore collection of spaces. The creator of this unique concept, Alessandro Rosso, describes his vision: “The city becomes your fellow traveler. TownHouse

Synthetic Grass-Covered Volumes Adorned With Unusual Details


This unusual detached home applying the principles of an Escher painting in architecture displays a volumetric facade covered in a soft synthetic grass, pierced by weirdly placed staircases and large windows adorned with other windows. Yes, it is a lot to take in, but focusing on each detail at a time gives us a complete view of this green residence

Book Igloo Held Together By Natural Forces And Knowledge


Colombian artist Miler Lagos has been exhibiting since 2002, creating original works like this igloo-resembling installation made of volumes salvaged from the library of a US Navy base. Encompassing knowledge and mind adventure while the body remains under a comfortable, predator-free structure, this installation entitled “Home” was constructed at the MagnanMetz Gallery… last year. The artist imagined a 9 foot

Beachfront Luxe Home Displaying Elegant Details


Situated on a beach enclave along Southern California’s Gold Coast, the contemporary residence located at 3443 Padaro Lane …can be reached via a long gated driveway leading to a vivid red entrance door. “Upon entry, you are drawn into widening views of sand and surf as rooms unfold to stunning views. Elegant white oak floors and windows framing ocean views

Indulging In French Patisserie And Exquisite Design


A French pastry – Poison d’Amour – in Lisbon shelters an exemplary design that complements the French patisserie. Combining a dreamy but held back color palette, accentuated by the duality of matte black and white, the spaces assume their roles of creating a cozy yet elegant display for the perfumed products. A collaboration between 71 ARQUITECTOS and David Carqueijeiro Architects…

World’s Largest Underground High-Speed Rail Station


Meant to connect Hong Kong to Beijing, the Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus is said to become the largest underground high-speed rail station in the world. This stunning modern concept was designed by Andrew Bromberg of international architecture studio Aedas… and its completion is programmed for 2015. In three years time, the huge 4,628,481 square feet (430,000 square meters)

Luxurious Beachfront Villa From The “Limitless” Movie


If you’ve seen the movie “Limitless“, you surely remember the luxury villa where Bradley Cooper parties in a luscious setting – a perfect place to gather friends and family during good times. Known as Casa China Blanca…, the pristine residential construction is located in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Its beachfront location makes it perfect to share with others during special

How To Make Your Pet Comfortable In A Modern Home – Kooldog Interview

Indulging your pet ranks high up for those who consider their favorite animal a part of the family. Offering the family dog a place to feel safe that is in perfect harmony with the surrounding space led to the design and construction of modern Kooldog houses. Meant to be enjoyed by dogs living in urban developments and add character to…

Easy To Spot Upgrade Of Century-Old Chalet In The Swiss Alps


Located in the Swiss Alps, in the municipality of Gryon, Chalet Noisettes needed an upgrade that would extend the living spaces and bring the century-old log cabin up to date. Swiss architectural studio Lacroix Chessex …started renovating the chalet and extending its beautified modern shape to accommodate the inhabitant’s needs. This renovation brought a new life to both the cabin

Awe-Inspiring 5 Star Resort Surrounded By White Sand Beaches


In our search for the most beautiful resorts, we came across the Labriz Silhouette Seychelles… – a 5 star collection of pavilions surrounded by the Indian Ocean. Captured in between white sand beaches and offering magnificent views of the mist-hidden, forest-covered Mount Dauban, the luxury resort welcomes guests in an awe-inspiring setting. Complementing the surroundings, the exotic accommodations blur the

Sustainable House S Built Using Locally Resourced Materials


Simple and cozy, House S was built for a psychology professor based in Boston. Datumzero Design… – with offices in Costa Rica – were the ones commissioned to design the sustainable home in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica. Three volumes were placed around a central courtyard, opening the spaces to direct sunlight and welcoming fresh breezes through large sliding

Theatrical Apartment Design With Drapes As Space Dividers


Defined by a theatrical interior design, House A displays a minimalist set of interiors created to welcome inhabitants with a playful light and dark duo. Rigorously designed by Vaillo & Irigaray and Iñigo Beguiristain…, the 289 square meter residence can be found in Pamplona, Spain. Curtains propose a subtle change as you walk from one space to the next

Hard To Ignore Glass Floor In High-End Mexican Penthouse


Constructing a positive, comfortable home with intriguing details that keeps inhabitants content and guests mesmerized is a real challenge. The result must be flattering and compose a certain atmosphere. Guadalajara-based studio Hernandez Silva Arquitectos… managed to do that with the PPDG Penthouse, a residential space located on the 15th floor of a 70′s Mexican colonial building in Guadalajara. Striking modern

Pet and Person, Rocking-2-Gether In Patent-Pending Chair


Sharing moments together with your trusty pet companion can create a strong bond, but relaxing together can also improve the way you understand a stress-free moment. Cats are perfect teachers of relaxation – they swiftly react to threats, but when it comes to down time, you can clearly see there is nothing in the world that can bother a cat.

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