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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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Compact Living Cube Multi-Functional Furniture and Storage 

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Swiss designer Till Konneker of Ill Designs moved into his apartment studio only to discover it lacked storage space. Like a creative artist that he is, Till imagined a storage space large enough to house a library, a bed, a closet and much more  – a multifunctional furniture set for the modern home. “I moved into […]

Playful Gift for an Architect: “Fantastic Cities” Coloring Book by Steve McDonald

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Once in a while, we love to find something “worthy” enough to catch an architect’s attention if offered to him or her as a gift. Canadian artist Steve McDonald created Fantastic Cities, an eye-catching coloring book filled with intricate illustrations. The project has a distinctive large square-format and features 60 cities from around the world, including […]

The Future of Interior Design, Insights from Jennifer Visosky

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Perfectly imperfect— These two little words summarize the vast design philosophies of Interior Designer and Owner of Grace Home Design, Jennifer Visosky. Although, Visosky’s designs are anything but imperfect. She contains this cool, laid-back approach to design, creating rooms that are natural, stripped back and speak to who the owner is. In Visosky’s own words […]

Interactive Wall Design at Suppakids Sneaker Boutique in Stuttgart 

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Kids shoes store design can be something quite inspiring. Including playfulness in its modern interiors, the Suppakids Sneaker Boutique in Stuttgart invite children to interact with the shoe display. Welcoming, bright and visually appealing, the store displays a combination of wood, light and geometry. Designed by Rippmann Oesterle Knauss (ROK), the modern sneaker store looks warm and inviting. All […]

Inviting Bakery Design in Warsaw Exhibiting an Eye-Catching Plywood Installation

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Przystanek Piekarnia on Koszykowa Street is the fifth bakery design in this chain opened recently in Warsaw and developed by Maciej Kurkowski. It is located on the ground floor of 19th century tenement house designed by Józef Hintz, close to the Warsaw Technical University Architecture Faculty. The long, rectangular shape of the shop enabled the […]

Extravagant Fabric Design Made of Geometric Sequins: Eprisma

Extravagant fabric design can stop you in your way. Whether it decorates a window you walk by or you simply see a photo of this modern fabric, the Eprisma extravagant fabric by Création Baumann looks and feels like a piece of art. Imagine a dull space being adorned with this magical-looking modern fabric and you will […]

Top 5 Tested DIY Home Security Systems

You love Freshome for bringing you modern architecture and inspiring homes, but have you ever thought of how to secure those wonderful dwellings? As we all sit safe and sound in our homes, we feel guarded and protected from the rest of the big, bad world—but are we really as safe as we think? Despite […]

Edgy Hexagonal Concrete Tiles Building Decorative Landscapes

Imagined by Austrian designers Patrycja Domanska and Tanja Lightfoot for KAZA Concrete, these hexagonal concrete tiles named Edgy have captured our attention with a blend of versatility, simplicity and elegance. Versatile in style, color and placement, the hexagonal concrete tiles can be seen covering a whole wall, decorating different areas or punctuating design lines along walls and across rooms. These new, […]

Visualize How Furniture Adapts to Your Home Before Buying It: Littlewoods Home App

Cimagine Media and Shop Direct have joined hands in creating an application with a massive potential impact on future interior design and decorating. This collaboration will allow users of Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com (online retail brands belonging to Shop Direct) to see a realistic simulation of how hundreds of furniture products will fit in their cribs: “The […]

Today is Freshome’s Eighth Birthday! Thank You for Dreaming Big With Us!

We have a little announcement to make: today is Freshome’s eighth birthday! It may not seem like a big number; it is only when split it in months and then further into daily published projects that you get an accurate scale of this passion-driven magazine. Freshome started back in 2007 and it developed into a […]

A Day in the Life of Interior Designer to the Stars, James Blakeley

Interior Designer, James Blakeley III, ASID, may live a prominent and lavish lifestyle with roots that reach into Hollywood’s high society, but he is certainly not a stranger to a day’s hard work. Blakeley was first introduced into the design world by a friend of the family, the late American design icon Tony Duquette. From […]

Instantly Adjust the Mood in Your Home: The 16 Million Color Light Bulb [Video]

How can you easily create the atmosphere of your choice in various moments of the day? High-tech enthusiasts will certainly enjoy the new 16 Million Color Light Bulb, a new gizmo from Smfx.  This smart bulb is turned into a magic lighting source with the help of a downloadable application: “Using the app, turn the […]

Refined Contemporary Design: Self-Supporting Spiral Staircases by Rizzi Studio

In creating these cement spiral staircases, Rizzi Studio combines a sophisticated design with a perfect technical core. Each of the projects acts as a connection between storeys, enhancing the value of the settings and accommodating the requirements of contemporary living. The self-supporting staircase winds around itself according to the available space in a harmonious upward […]

Patented Innovative Window System Slides Around Corners

From mesmerizing floor-to-ceiling windows to fully glazed panoramic homes, this desire to live in spaces flooded by light is a basic human need successfully crafted into modern solutions. We’ve seen our fair share of seamless connections between inside and outside, but this innovative window system from Vitrosca reaches perfection. Part of the Vitrocsa TH+ range, the innovative window system […]

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