Ideas : Design Ideas, Pictures, Unique Products and Inspiration

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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Sound Wave Inspired Chair

Matthew Plummer Fernandez’s unusually textured chair was inspired by sound waves. Those contours were taken from an actual frequency plot (see below) or 3D graph of volume (height), frequency (depth), and time (width) of a particular sound he chose. He tried more than 700 sounds before he found the one he liked for his chair. The precision […]

334 Bench an Eco Friendly Project to Make People more Eco-concious

“334” is an innovative idea that aims to make people more eco-concious. “334” is a bench that’s been designed by designer Oscar Lhermitte as part of the “X days project.” This series aims to create products that involve considerable recycling, yet avoid processes like gluing, screwing, soldering etc. 334 bench consists of three parallel bars […]

Light Switch Extension Plates – WallPlates

The WallPlates are no ordinary light switch plates for they have been modified to hold items we commonly misplace like keys, umbrellas and mail especially when we enter and leave our homes. Installation requires no new screw holes, just the existing ones. The idea is simple and neat. Not just cool neat but neat, tidy for it really helps to reduce clutter. Justin […]

Coin Lamp : subtly heightens awareness of consumption through design

Designed by Jethro Macey the Coin Lamp requires you to insert a coin before it lights up. It will only light up whenever you insert coins inside, and the lamp itself has been specially set to a pre-determined time by an internal mechanism. Coin Lamp is the first product in a range based on the […]

Modern Penthouse in New York Gets Green Treatment

I’m a green fan, and when I say that it means that I care about the environment and I try to do as little harm as I can. Seeing this new penthouse in Lower Manhattan, downtown New York, I realized that I can do more. I can have my own green spot right in my […]

Customizable Wedge Furniture : Creative Wedge

Creative Wedge is a concept design that deserves to make it in to showrooms and into our homes. The fully customizable collection of foam wedges, rectangles and squares allows users to put together whole sections of furniture in all sorts of configurations. These will suit every conceivable position from sitting to prone for maximum comfort. Bright Side Design […]

Cube Lamp for Geometric Lighting

Drama, lights, action!! Ricardo Garza Marco’s Cube Lamp or Lámpara Cubo sets the stage for dramatic lighting. Imagine your next party with these lamps aligned on the walls of your living space. The lamps themselves are starkly simple but they let out light from slits on all the sides. When arranged as a set, the emitted […]

SG Blocks Container House – Made of Shipping Containers

The largest conference and expo on green innovation, West Coast Green, just started off yesterday and we already have the scoop with a great house dedicated to those who really care about the envinronment (I’m one of them, you?). It’s the SG Blocks Container House designed by the Lawrence Group that was built up usng […]

Duvet Covers Inspired by a Homeless Cardboard Box

Ever slept under a cardboard box? Probably not. There is a unique project launched in the form of duvet covers by Le Clochard. When I first saw these pictures I wasn’t sure whether the bedding was made out or real carton or cotton, but after I’ve read a little about this project I’ve found that […]

Fully Transparent Glass Bathtub from Novellini

The new Cristalli glass tub from Novellini is something really modern, with a clean and minimalistic look. From the Elysium collection, the tub is European design for chic, city-living types with an eye for the newest trends. Some people might say that this bathtub is not something for their bathroom, because it’s fully transparent and […]

Log Bowls by Loyal Loot Collective

Remember the Nature v2.01 Chair by Draw me a sheep posted recently? Well, here are Log Bowls to match! The rustic exterior of real bark is sharply contrasted by the sleek, modern and glossy interiors.  The bowls come in several vibrant colors and look really cool when several are grouped together. The real log cut-offs were […]

Yes, it’s about you, the one who’s reading these words

Hello everybody who’s reading Freshome these days, here is Michael …the man behind this website. Today I wanted to say “Thank You !” to all my readers who read, share and come back to this blog …and also I would like to know who you are …because you never know who’s reading your blog ( […]

Strange : Abu Ghraib Coffee Table by Phillip Toledano

The Abu Ghraib Coffee Table is designed by Phillip Toledano and is a really strange piece of furniture. In these days I know that designers can take inspiration from all over the place, but the product is just wrong, and I don’t see this piece in to many houses …just imagine who kids would react […]

Apartment Building T-Shirt by SQY-T

What I’m going to present in this post is not something about interior design, furniture or architecture, how you’re used to see on Freshome until now, but is someway inspired by architecture. The Apartment Building T-Shirt is designed by SQY-T ( designer Yan Hu ) and is part of the “Skin of the City” collection, […]

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