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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Global Warming Polar Bear Rug

Nanimarquina, the Spanish textiles company recently launched this global warming rug for the Valencia International Furniture Fair. The striking design created by the Mexican collective NEL depicts a polar bear stranded on an ice floe in the vast expanse of the Arctic sea. Polar bears as we know are at risk for global warming will […]

Forget the Boring Doorbell, here is the Pianobell

The Pianobell is an innovative approach to the old doorbell by Li Jian. As you can see from the picture attached bellow the Pianobell was inspired by a piano. This concept is great because it allows your visitors to perform a short piece of music on this small “instrument”, and is something that you’ve never […]

Rooftop Gardens in New York City

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Today while I was surfing on Flickr I’ve found a set of pictures by an user called Jwilly’s entitled “Rich People Rooftops NYC”. The collection of pictures shows us rooftop gardens over the penthouses of New York, but is also a good example of what happends when you live in a big city. Not enough […]

New Trend : Portable Fireplaces

There is nothing more mesmerizing than watching the flames in a fireplace on a chilly night. However, fireplaces are usually set in the wall of a living room or consists of some fire pit outside in the garden. This means you have to be where the fireplaces are in order to enjoy them. Wouldn’t be […]

Easily Share Freshome Content with Your Friends

A few days ago I’ve received an email from a reader called Marko, and the email said : Thank you for this so nice blog! Just one small suggestion, I am sure it’s nothing original, yet why don’t you put those buttons that enable us viewers to share content of your blog on sites like […]

2 in 1 Combination of Sofa and Storage Box

People like to have things, lots of things, and sometimes they gather so many things that the lack of space becomes a problem. And as the time passes, this problem seems to grow bigger and bigger. To solve this problem Eamon Stevenson designed a dual-purpose sofa concept, a two-in-one combination of sofa and storage box. […]

“Hang On Outlet” by Paulo Oh

Did you know that when you leave a power cable plugged into an outlet without even turning it on will still sip some power from the grid, and this will definitely affect your power bill at the end of each month. To combat this massive amount of wasted energy, designer Paulo Oh has come up […]

Chaise Lounge Uses the Word “Design” as Legs

Oriana is a chaise lounge in wood designed by Genovese David Conti, that is supported by a structure of letters going that spell the word “Design”. This product is a really innovative idea and I can say that this is the first time when I see this approach, using letters as legs. After I’ve saw […]

Adjustable LED Desk Lamp : Chain Lamp

If you are looking for a really cool lamp for your desk, then the Chain Lamp designed by Iliara Marelli for Nemo Italianaluce might be what you’re looking for. Made from case aluminum and lit by 4 bright white (1-watt) LEDs, its articulating body folds flat to form an accent light when you’re not using […]

Whimsical Wall Seating Plano

Plano is the name of this whimsical wall seating design developed and produced by Dutch designer, Egbert-Jan Trijnis Lam through his company Burojet.com. His collection of unusual seating is his version of “flat” furniture – so not IKEA! He describes his design as ART vs DESIGN which implies that he is trying to combine form […]

Swing yourself to Sleep : Hanging Beds

Hammocks are popular because you can relax and swing yourself into a nice afternoon nap. Hanging beds extend that idea on a larger scale as they can give you much more room to stretch out and share it as well. Unlike hammocks, hanging beds suspend from the ceiling which gives two great advantages – they […]

Bookcase with Integrated Giant LED Clock

Until now we saw a lot of multi functional pieces of furniture but nothing like this before. This ingenious storage system doubles as a giant LED clock, so you’ll actually be getting some utility out of an otherwise single-purpose bookshelf. The oversize clock conceals red 7-segment LED displays for each digit in the edges of […]

Flowing Floor Designs by Alistair Bramley

Dimension Flooring by Alistair Bramley uses a radically different design concept to achieve the final effect of what looks like contour lines on laminate flooring. The designer did not create the design himself in the traditional sense but he conceived the idea of letting the traffic flow of a particular space dictate the placement of […]

Catching the Wild – The Coat Stand

I remember how much I loved westerns movies when little, so I suppose that’s why this odd and innovative piece of furniture, Catching the Wild, appeals to me. It’s a coat stand made of steel and polyester rope that looks just like a lasso. It should be perfect to catching your clothes if you’re into […]

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