Furniture Design Ideas, Pictures and Inspiration


At Freshome, we believe strongly in encouraging creativity. Each project we post in our furniture section is meant to trigger your surprise and help you envision a home with a high level of dynamics and originality. Multi-purpose tables that can be packed up and stored in small drawers, shelves delivering inspirational messages, futuristic desks, industrial elements converted into practical household objects, chairs inspired by famous classic designs and items you did not even imagine existed- all awaiting for your honest and constructive critique.

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Fresh Cube-Inspired Alma Armchair by Lavernia & Cienfuegos

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Trying to find a special correlation between different elements that make up a chair, Valencia-based design studio Lavernia & Cienfuegos studied shape, form and function and came up with a sleek, cube-resembling design for their new Alma Armchair. Part of the new Signature Collection Koo International, this supportive contemporary armchair encompasses two volumes that can […]

Ultimate REK Coffee Table : Modern and Versatile

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We recently received photos of a fantastic coffee table that can be modified to suit your needs. The REK Coffee Table, created by architect and designer Reinier de Jong, transforms from a wooden block into a multitude of designs with a few simple moves. After deigning furniture items like the REK bookcase, KEER chair and […]

Ingenious Shelving Units: Hole in the Floor Series by Raw Edges

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The collaboration between Yael Mer & Shay Alkalay led to the founding of Raw Edges, a design studio with a clever and original portfolio. For today we chose to present their project called Hole in the Floor and consisting of a series of ingenious shelving units. Based on the idea of things unexpectedly ending (in […]

How To Create a Beautiful Lamp Shade From a Log [Video]

Soren Berger creates lovely lampshades from common wood materials, by “simply” mastering the art of wood threading. For today, we would like to present a video that will surely appeal to all of you out there interesting in handcrafted furniture elements. The video is simple and well made, unraveling the whole process of creating a […]

Five Minutes Time Out Timer Stool From Wisteria

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Inspired by children’s constant experimenting – when they either learn how to do or how not to do¬†things – the Time Out Timer Stool was designed to help parents add a twist to those five minute time-outs. Every time the child needs to be punished, the hourglass -shaped Time Out Timer Stool can come in […]

Made From A Single Piece Of Cedar Wood: Creus by Riva

For those of you who love the unpretentious design lines obtained from natural wood, the Creus Armchair by Italian company Riva will be an object of desire. Spotted on Trendir, this interesting chair is a wooden piece of furniture designed to offer comfort and display its natural shape among other modern furniture items. The simple […]

Colourful Furniture By Anthony Hartley

Launched to wide acclaim at Tent London, part of London Design Week, in September 2011, the furniture of Yorkshire-based designer Anthony Hartley is bright, fresh, engaging and dynamic. He produces each piece by hand, from the original drawings through to the finished products. The two pieces shown here are part of the collection. Edna 1 […]

Five Timelessly Designed Chairs: The Sezz Collection

Chair manufacturing brand Emeco presented the new Sezz Collection of seating at Maison & Objet in Paris this January. Designed in collaboration with French designer Christophe Pillet, the chair collection is made of aluminum chairs, stools and swivel chairs and were originally created for the Sezz Hotel in St.Tropez – hence the name. Launched as […]

Elegant and Colorful Chairs Inspired by Diverse Human Personalities: Individuale

We received a unique chair collection from Life Given A Shape that we would love to share further. Here is the description we were sent from the project developers: “The inspiration for Individuale came from our observation of the interplay of people, personalities and characters that colour our lives. Sitting with friends, family or complete […]

Comic Book Shelves Now Available for Sale on the US Market

A while back, we presented this original shelving idea on Freshome here, and got a pretty good response. The Comic Book Shelves designed by Oscar Nu√Īez are now available for purchase on the US Market. “Previously a commission piece, we worked with Oscar directly to develop his design for a broader market after he won […]

Solid and Flexible Bamboo Chair In Limited Edition

The Bamboestoel (Dutch for Bamboo Chair) is a great chair design that captures the potential of a fascinating and versatile material. By using one of the fastest-growing plants on Earth to create a standstill of its texture and properties to create a nest-like design, the artists working on the project – Tejo Remy and Rene […]

Weatherproof Moon-Inspired Chair Designed By Mike To

Do you sometimes sit at night in a comfortable chair that helps you achieve that pure happiness just looking at the moon? Inspired by a thought like that, the designer must have felt the need to create a piece of furniture that captures the shape and shine of earth’s natural satellite and offers it in […]

Unusual Soft Marble Armchair by Maurizio Galante

Maurizio Galante and Tal Lancman completed an original armchair design for Italian manufacturer Cerruti Baleri. Entitled Louis XV goes to Sparta, this chair may look stiff and uninviting, but in reality it is made of materials that ensure comfortable seating. According to the designers, the chair’s framework is composed of a plywood structure and CFC-free […]

1968 Vespa Scooter Turned Into Functional Work Station

We received an interesting project from David Giammetta and just had to share it further. Here are the photos and information we were sent: “When people hear the Italian word Vespa, itís instantly associated with Piaggio scooters. The word actually means Ďwaspí and was used by Enrico Piaggio for his scooters when they first appeared […]

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