Ideas

Loaded with witty design ideas for your home and for…yourself, this particular category is our most diverse. From inspirational art installations and eye-catching urban furniture to generally unthinkable decorating elements,unusually-shaped furniture objects, revolutionary building materials, green indoor walls,  multi-functional appliances, elegant lighting systems and the latest technology gadgets, a simple stroll through the ideas below is likely to expand your array of design-related interests.

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Innovative Barbecue Experience: Concrete Batea Outdoor Grill by MateriaLitica

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The Batea Outdoor Grill is one of the two first objects of MateriaLitica‘s foundational series entitled “Fuegos Concretos” (Concrete Fire). “Batea” is the result of an innovative work with reinforced concrete made of marble. This reinforced concrete allows, at the very end of the process, the final polishing of the pieces, obtaining as a result […]

Provoking Money-Burning Table: “Too much?” by Alejandro Monge

AMARIST atelier crosses the line between Art and Design with one of their most provocative creations: “Too much?” is a sculptural table for unique spaces. In collaboration with artist Alejandro Monge, this functional sculpture seeks to provoke a deep thought about the volatility of money. The piece is an original dining table made of a […]

SWASH: The Revolutionary 10‑Minute Home Clothing Care System

Two of the most known laundry companies in the world- P&G and Whirlpool- have joined hands to create the SWASH Express Clothing Care System. This new revolutionary design is said to reduce wrinkles, restore the fit lost after wear and preserve clothing, in just ten minutes with the push of a button. The SWASH™ system, […]

Surprising and Funny Foldout Cards Turning That Frown Upside Down

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Teaching us to look beyond the apparent, these surprisingly creative greeting cards by Etsy Shop FINCHandHare grab the attention with an offensive line only to unravel heart-warming messages. These funny foldout cards display mean messages when closed, but once opened they invigorate you with a fun and funny line: “You are awful” turns into “You are awesome […]

Convert Vase Collection in Stainless Steel Inspired by Architectural Geometry

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Another Studio shared photos and information regarding The Convert Vase collection, a trio of architecturally inspired geometric vessels, each constructed from a single sheet of stainless steel. The sheet is folded and shaped by hand in order to create a cylindrical structure. The steel has a semi-matte finish with patterns embossed into the surface to […]

Arresting Miniature Architectural Details Carved in Stone and Marble

Defining an admirable way of enjoying architecture on a personal level, Italy-based art historian and architectural stone carver Matthew Simmonds created a collection of stunning miniatures depicting architectural details. Working with stone or marble in some cases, the artist imagined a world of tranquility and stillness encapsulated in stone. His experience in restoration projects, his talent and ongoing […]

Surprising Art Evoking Powerful Childhood Feelings by Ekaterina Panikanova

Ekaterina Panikanova uses old books, school magazines and posters from different eras found in flea markets to create original works of art. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, the artist currently lives in Rome, Italy, where she displays her work. The book paintings below were included in Panikanova’s second ever solo exhibition Un, due, tre, fuoco […]

Mind-Stretching Interactive Lamp Brings Thunderstorm Vibes Inside 

We strive to bring the outdoors inside and sprint outside every chance we get, so it’s no wonder designers try to conceptualize this need. Multidisciplinary designer Richard Clarkson imagined a phenomenal interactive lamp that looks and acts strikingly like a cloud – hence its name – Cloud. The Cloud is not only an eye-catching lamp, but it also […]

Bold and Modern Ideas for Corporate Spaces by Henrique Steyer

Corporate spaces shouldn’t be synonymous to boring, lifeless public spots. People that spend a majority of their days holed up in companies know how important it is for their work-spaces to be comfortable and pleasing. Considering this, furniture maker Florense hired Brazil-based architect and designer Henrique Steyer to create five bold and creative projects that […]

How We Got Our Hacked Facebook Page ( 1 Million+ Likes ) Back

This weekend ( 5-6 July 2014 ) Freshome Facebook page was hacked and unpublished and more than 1,000,000 people who liked our page were not able to see any updates from us. We wrote a more detailed post about how we got hacked in a previous post for those of you who want to know more […]

Freshome Facebook Page Hacked & Verified Page asked to take ownership of your page

We wanted to make a quick announcement for those of you who follow Freshome on Facebook. A few hours ago we received a notification in Freshome admin tab that looked really strange …the message said: “Page verified has requested to take ownership of your Page. If you approve the request, Page verified will take ownership […]

Inspired by Ancient Celtic Forts: MIKA 350 Pendant Lamp [Video]

MIKA 350 is a pendant lamp inspired by the “Pallozas”, the houses of the ancient Celtic forts that were built in Galicia from 6th century BC. A\STUDIO chose granite and wood as main materials for this project, being representative in the Galician architectural tradition. This pendant lamp is an exercise of contrasts, combining the classic […]

This New Advertising Agency Office Design in New York Puts Work Before Play

The new advertising agency office design for Wieden+Kennedy New York takes the “playground” tone down a notch only to focus on work-related necessities without forgetting aesthetics. Well known for their work with Nike, Wieden+Kennedy New York’s offices were recently updated to suit their employees’ and company’s needs. The agency’s new 50,000 square feet New York offices flaunt a […]

Fashionable San Francisco Office Design with Rich Feminine Influences

Creativity and work go hand in hand and this fashionable office design for Grow Marketing tells the story of creative people working together. On one side, there is this ambitious marketing firm in San Francisco - Grow Marketing – that needed an inspiring collection of office spaces. On the other side, the talented designer Josef Medellin of Josef M Design was open to […]

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