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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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Fusion of Asian Influences and Modern Architecture : West Hollywood Residence


This West Hollywood Residence was designed by (fer) studio… and is situated in the hills above Sunset Boulevard, California. This means it has unobstructed views over Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Brentwood. The house measures 4500 square feet and houses 3 bedrooms, a media room, 3.5 bathrooms, a large kitchen and an office. The customer is a very passionate collector of

Interview: Passion Above All With Christopher Grubb

Today’s interview highlights the positive aspects of doing what you love. Christopher J. Grubb, president of Arch-Interiors,Inc.… took the challenge of answering our 15 questions which reveal an impressive experience and an optimistic view on working in the field of design and architecture. Have fun reading Christopher’s answers and be sure to identify the small lessons that are subtly being

Vurv Ellipse Dog Bed for the Fastidious Canine

The Vurv Ellipse Dog Bed has a design that is said to make the master envious on his own dog. This canine bed has an elliptical shape and is made from bent plywood with veneer finish. The cushion comes with a removable cover that can be washed whenever the owner desires. We consider this to be an original approach to…

TEEbooks, the Almost Invisible Bookcaseb

TEEbooks is an ingenious shelving system designed by Mauro Canfori… and features a few different shelves complemented by small drawers and consoles. The fun thing about this uncommon furniture product is that when it is completely covered with books and CDs, it becomes invisible and it appears as if the stored items were free standing. The shapes that TEEbooks can

Architecture Rings Featuring Paris, New York, Moscow and Archipolis

It is true that these rings may look a little odd at first, but if you change your perspective and give them a second glance, you will see that they are “architecture rings”, featuring some famous projects around the world. Paris, New York, Moscow, Archipolis village in Rhodes, and even a wooden cottage were reduced to “wearable” sizes and turned…

Beautiful Chair for Adults and Fun Sofa for Kids

This interesting furniture item is called Mussel Chair and was designed by Hanne Kortegaard… with a multiple functionality. As it name suggests, it can serve as a comfortable chair for adults. But in the same time, kids can make the most of it by using it as a small bed, a sofa and even a miniature playground. Mussel Chair comes

Beautiful Home in Brazil with Aesthetic Wooden Blinds

At a first glance, this home may look a little odd. Designed by Marcio Kogan… and located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, project House 53 had to obey the neighborhood architecture laws. They state that a home should only have two floors and if a third level exists, it has to respect the lateral setbacks. This is why the residence below

Enignum Canopy Bed for Royal Dreaming

Designed by Joseph Walsh… for his “Formations” collection, this beautiful elegant Enignum Canopy Bed has the ability to turn a bedroom into a royal chamber. This bed look fascinating and its ethereal presence has the ability of instantly relaxing its user. The unusual curves and the wooden structure makes this design a part of nature. Sleeping in it will feel

Maison Roly in Belgium, an Aesthtic Blend of Old and New

We have to say we are particularly fond of home additions on Freshome, as we consider them very challenging. Maison Roly comes from AABE Erpicum & Partners… and is actually a bed&breakfast located in Belgium. Since the owners needed extra space, the plan was to expand the house by adding an exterior living-room enclosed in glass. The new extension opens

Low Energy Light Bulb with a Fantastic Design : Plumen 001

When designing our homes, we usually tend to hide away light bulbs in any way we can. Plumen comes from English company Hulger… and it is said to be the world’s first low-energy light bulb with a particular design. We really liked the statement of Nicolas Roope, the creative director of Hulger and we will share it with you guys,

Stunning Dining Table with Individual Swings : Genius or Impractical?

This incredible suspended dining table is probably the closest design can get to match the saying “swinging your way through dinner”. Available at Duffy London… for the price of £2,995.00, this spectacular product was defined as “a room within a room”, as it is able to join together up to eight persons and create a joyful “micro climate”. The Swing

Karlsson Flipclock, No More Numbers!

Ever wondered what a clock that shows times in letters would look like? This interesting flipclock from Karlsson… does just that: it tells time by displaying a small text on its unusual flipping screen. As minutes pass, the clock changes its “look’, as another text-tile replaces the previous one in order to show the correct time. We consider this to

iPad Turned into a 1980’s TV: Crazy or Practical ?

Apparently the new iPad from Apple inspires more unusual ideas than the producers have hoped. Creative Director Jonas Damon… from Frog Design Studio in New York came up with an interesting way of displaying the iPad:  a retro TV whose design belongs to the 1980′s. We don’t know about you guys, but we consider that the iPad needs a support

Innovative Compact Office Stool and Paper Disposal

Here is an innovative solution for those times when you feel like cleaning your desk, but this is just too far away from your reach and so the work table remains untidy for days in a row. Created by Aissalogerot…, this interesting office tool and paper waste basket combo makes cleaning your office fun. The process couldn’t be easier,

Fascinating Beachside Residence in Australia

Here is a beachside residence with a fascinating architecture from Studio101 Architects…. Located in Point Lonsdale, Australia, this beautiful home was especially designed for a young family and makes the most of its coastal surroundings, offering the owners amazing living conditions. Here is more information regarding the project’s structure from the architects: “The rectilinear nature of the site and

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