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Lavinia

Lavinia has a Master’s degree in Cultural Management and is a University graduate in Tourism Economy. She also has a degree in photography and experience as a copywriter, developing targeted texts connected to various domains, including traveling (check out her travel blog) and design. Find more about Lavinia on our about us page.

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Striking Chicago Loft Artistically Displaying the Owner’s Guitar Collection

This striking Chicago loft is located in a famous building that once housed the National Biscuit Company in the West Loop neighborhood, now known as “Nabisco” . The impressive multi-unit crib is located on the upper floor and is packed full with charming industrial elements. A large array of materials and textures reduce the scale of the place and give

Charming Small Home on Wheels Priced $33,000 [Video]

It is encouraging to see more and more creative small home designs, full proof that future home owners can dream despite financial borders. Andrew and Gabriella Morrison recently completed the hOMe project…, an impressive house on wheels. The unconventional crib has a total surface of 221 square feet (that is about 20,5 square meters), yet includes everything the inhabitants

Sturdy Coat Hook With a Distinctive Industrial Look: Battleship


Battleship is a sturdy coat hook with a distinctive industrial appearance. Developed by English designer David Cathro of aCathroDESIGN…, this modern and sleek functional piece is made from laser cut steel with a high quality semi-gloss powder coated finish. According to the designer, the aim of the project is to impart a modern industrial feel to the room, while

Vision of a Dream Home: Xalima Island House by Martin Ferrero Architecture

Everyone has an idea of how their perfect house would one day look like. Daniel Martin Ferrero, principal of Martin Ferrero Architecture… took his vision to another level and planned Xalima Island House, as “as a poem to the horizon framed by the sea”. The video below transports you to a faraway land, bathed in sun rays and mist, where

A Bohemian Twist for Modern Interiors: The Gradient Bookshelf

Designer Jordi Lopez from Aguilo Kutarq studio… shared the Gradient Bookshelf with us, an original shelving unit fit for minimalist contemporary spaces with a bohemian twist. It is interesting how this simple furniture piece communicates with its environment, adding an intriguing ethereal feel. The displayed ombre effects reminds us a bit of a project we featured on Freshome a while

Art Installations in Rome Based on 3D Illusions: Vantage by Aakash Nihalani [Video]

By using mixed media on canvas, corrugated plastic and wood, artist Aakash Nihalani created Vantage…, an intriguing array of artworks. The “series” consists of site-specific installations within a display gallery, and various permanent and temporary urban installations around Rome, Italy. The 3D illusions are said to evoke the constant crash-encounters between the physical and cerebral dimensions of our existence.

Imposing Library House in India Evoking Bangalore’s Colonial Past


Khosla Associates… were commissioned to build a dream Library House for a family in Bangalore, India. The aim was to design a special retreat that would meet the various living needs of its three inhabitants. Within this modern sanctuary, the Library room was given special attention: “The 750 sqf area has a 25 ft high gabled roof with wooden trusses

Exotic Thai Cultured Theme Suites at Plaza Athénée Bangkok

Plaza Athénée Bangkok…, A Royal Méridien Hotel features four individually-themed, two-bedroom Royal Suites echoing the classic aesthetics and contemporary home comfort, much to the delight of culture-savvy international travelers in search of something more. This is a place where aristocratic Thai taste fuses with cutting-edge conveniences and a luxurious modern style.
Like royal apartments centuries ago, each exquisite suite

Reinventing Traditional Log Architecture: Arborwall Solid Cedar Homes


Arborwall …combines traditional solid log construction with state-of-the-art precision manufacturing methods to produce homes that are solid, sustainable and exceptionally energy efficient. These homes retain all of the benefits of log construction but have a surprising new look and design versatility that can appeal to modern, contemporary or classic tastes. Continuous Insulation is considered to be a best practice in

Recycled Paper Replicas of Iconic Warsaw Buildings by Zupagrafika

Blok Wschodni /Eastern Block is a collection of paper cut-out models representing various modernist buildings in Warsaw, Poland. The series has been created by Hispano-Polish graphic design studio Zupagrafika… and is made up of iconic examples of functional architecture in the Polish capital (Rotunda PKO), some less classic buildings, however, familiar to the city dwellers (Za Zelazna Brama district, Smolna

Exuding a Playful Modern Character: Pi Chair by Christoph Steiger


Swiss designer Christoph Steiger… envisioned the Pi chair during his studies at Bergen Academy of Art and Design. The unconventional dining chair stands out due to its elegant curves. The fusion between its back support and legs is a creative twist which can act as an instant eye-catcher. Embedded in a minimalist decor, this creative furniture piece can turn a

Creative Approach to Modern Family Retreat in Mexico: Fatima House

Fatima House by Jorge Hernández de la Garza … is a modern family retreat located in Del Valle, one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Mexico City. The project started by studying the site conditions and designing a rational square floor plan in which every space was used the best way possible. Especially designed for a young couple, the architectonic program

Eco-Tourism Merged With Sustainable Design: DROP XL by In-tenta [Video]

The DROP XL modules by Barcelona-based design studio In-tenta… are part of the large emerging trend in the field of modular micro-architecture, suitable for being placed wherever the heart desires and the land permits. The aim of DROP modules is to meet the growing demand for Eco-tourism with customers that like traveling but don’t want to stay in common hotels

Wi-Fi Amazon Dash Device: The Future of Home Shopping?

Under the slogan “Shopping Made Simple”, Amazon launches Amazon Dash, a small hi-tech wand that aims to make shopping more convenient. The new product is about the size of a remote control, and it features both a microphone and a bar-code scanner, which allows users to either speak the name of the product they need or scan its bar code.

Elegant Wave-Shaped Handle for Minimalist Contemporary Kitchens

This elegant wave-shaped handle was especially designed to adapt to modern kitchens and add a fashionable touch no matter what the chosen design scheme. Noma by Viefe… is a discrete item, mainly due to its insignificant thickness of only 1.2mm, making it almost unnoticeable in the middle of a set of drawers. At the same time it stands out due

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