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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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Colorful Smartphone Store Design in Valencia, Spain

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Masquespacio completed a colorful smartphone store design for Doctor Manzana, a brand specialized in technical service for smartphones and tablets. The new store is located in Valencia, Spain and its concept is based on a phone’s touchscreen reflection, which creates an angle of 54 degrees. Ana Milena Hernández Palacios, creative director of Masquespacio stated: “Talking […]

Contemporary Minimalism: The New Inaugure Hospitality Group HQ in Barcelona

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Inaugure Hospitality, a Senegalese company, opened its’ office in Barcelona at Paseo de Gracia. YLAB Arquitectos have been appointed as the designers to an elegant, finely crafted African style headquarters for them. At the epicentre of the office have been placed the neutrality of colours and pure white shapes. Blended with warm accents, to point out […]

Behold, iPhone Enthusiasts: iSpot Table Lamp and Charging Dock by Umbra Design

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We featured quite a few interesting iPhone charging docks on Freshome- check out the aSHELF by KREAFUNK for example, which combines the functionality and design of a shelf with a built in dock for iPhones and iPods! Today we would like to share another ingenious approach with you. Entitled iSpot Table Lamp, the gadget depicted […]

Reinterpretation of Tolkien’s Fantastic Hobbit Home: Chris Guise’s Bonsai Artwork

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Tolkien’s fantastic hobbit home started from his stories, filled with magic, epic acts of heroism, wizards, elves and other mystical characters that always represented an inexhaustible source of inspiration for artists of all kinds. From writers to painters, designers and even architects who ended up building Hobbit-like houses exploring and feeding their imagination, the phenomenon […]

Dazzling Swimming Pool Replica of an 18th Century Stradivarius Violin

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Cipriano Landscape Design & Custom Swimming Pools completed a violin-shaped swimming pool for a client who wanted an exact replica in scale of a 1700s era Stradivarius violin with all of its detail and intricacies. All of the violin attributes were accounted for including purlflings, f-holes, a bridge, strings, a tailpiece, and a chin rest! […]

How to Elegantly Stage Your Secret Room: Bookcase Door by DeForest Architects

Have you ever seen a more elegant and “cultural” approach to a door design? This bookcase is our idea of a clever secret entrance and we just had to share it further with you guys. The project is part of a dream home by DeForest Architects entitled North Lake Wenatchee Residence, a sophisticated mountain retreat […]

Modern and Stylish Woorock Hammock Swing by Georg Bechter

Just swing in style with the inspiring Woorock Hammock Swing. It was designed by architect Georg Bechter to meet the expectations of those who adore to indulge themselves after an exhausting day of work. Just curl up, draw a deep breath and enjoy a fine moment of relaxation. At the intersection of hammock and swing, the stylish […]

Soft and Organic Design: Textural Concrete Tiles with Flowery Motifs

Textural concrete tiles can be adapted to various creative design concepts. Looking for a new way to innovate your house? Why not try the soft organic forms with flowery motifs that embellish the walls of your home, a simple concept developed by KAZA and a series of selected design artists from all over the world? A concrete […]

Bookworms’ Paradise: Wooden Staircase Encompassed by Walls of Books

This house located in London was recently renovated by Platform 5 Architects, being a true bookworms’ paradise. The client, a book lover with an extensive collection of books, was absolutely impressed with the results. Highlighting his passion for lecture, the architects designed a book tower at the heart of the house, a double-height library wrapped around a stair. […]

Multipurpose Creative Space in Tokyo by Kengo Kuma and Associates

Shun*Shoku Lounge, a multipurpose creative space, was recently completed by Kengo Kuma and Associates in Tokyo, Japan. The 1000 square foot creative space functions as an information booth and public relations informal office for Gurunavi, a company which puts all its efforts to establish connections between top-class (gourmet) restaurants and people who grow a passion for exclusive and sophisticated food. The […]

The World’s Most Luxurious Coffee Cup: DEVIEHL

Tired of drinking their favorite beverage from bland cups that not only look awful but also detract from the taste of the coffee, Andreas Bös and Jonathan Strauss have just launched DEVIEHL. Eighteen months of engineering have gone into creating the perfect and most luxurious coffee cup. Each piece is a technical masterpiece composed of […]

Geometric Minimalism: The Fascinating 3P Clock by Robocut Studio

Here at Freshome we like discovering new ways to innovate the home you live in, such is also the case of geometric minimalism. From elegant elements of décor to fun or unusual items, we bring the best home accessories and break you in on them. 3P Clock, for instance, caught our attention with its clever […]

Books as Victims of Erosion: Nature Artistically Carved into Encyclopedia Britannica

Inspired by his travels to Ecuador, Peru and Brazil, artist Guy Laramée sculpted a mountain landscape on 24 printed volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica. First published in Edinburgh in 1768, Encyclopedia Britannica officially put a stop to its print version in 2012, after 244 years. This project- entitled Adieu- marks the ending of the printing […]

Recreating Classic Art: Marco Sodano’s Cool Collection Made of LEGO

Recreating classic art and making use of creativity and …well, the popular LEGO bricks unfolds our recent finding. We’ve discovered on design-milk a young and talented Italian designer, Marco Sodano, who, inspired by the majestic art of the classics, decided to recreate a couple of their iconic masterpieces.  The unconventional method implied creating digital pixilated art using corresponding […]

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