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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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Funky Patchwork Furniture

Patchwork is most often associated with quilts. Once a craft born out of economic necessity, patchwork quilts still enjoy widespread popularity. However, British designer Lisa Whatmough whose company is Squint Limited has adapted the patchwork technique not for familar bedcoverings but as upholstery material for her fun and funky bespoke furniture line. Just one of […]

The Penta Pendant Lamp

With a versatile and attractive design, the Penta lamp is a striking concept created by Luca Casarotto of Cosca Design in Northern Italy. Made of recycled polyethylene, with a shape that suggests rotary motion, the Penta Lamp is innovative for to dynamically change its shape and create the optimum lighting for your mood. Open it […]

Small One Room Apartment Interior Design Inspiration

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Last week I was in Bucharest to meet a few people that I knew from the internet. We spoke for a long time online but we never saw each other in real life, and I’ve decided that right now I could go to visit Bucharest and meet a few of my “digital friends“. Now to […]

Urban Seat : Cisca by juampi sammartino

Juampi Sammartino from Argentina has designed the “Cisca: Urban seat”, that is a seat made from concrete and plates of wood, that it can be used in a series or on its own. The design incorporates a section for pot plants and can be used in both commercial and residential environments. It’s a grand blend […]

Boiled Leather Stools – Simon Hasan

Medieval knights and soldiers once wore boiled leather or cuir bouilli armor. Thick leather was boiled in water,oil or wax. The treated leather remained soft enough for it to be molded into various shapes. The hardened leather with a wood-like consistency provided some protection against bludgeoning blows. It was used as scale armour or in […]

Vortex Water Fountains

Water features have got to be the top must-have features in gardens. One of the best designers who creates wonderful water sculptures is William Pye (UK). He takes his inspiration from nature and the way he manipulates water is truly outstanding such as his vortex fountains. Although he makes smaller versions, the largest one has […]

Summer Houseboat

If you enjoy being in a houseboat floating down a river by green meadows then you will like this floating houseboat designed by Russian architect, Vladimir Plotkin. The structure was built for the Arch Stoyanie Summer Festival 2008 in Nikola-Lenivets village, Kaluga, Russia. This summer’s festival theme was “Noah’s Ark”. The houseboat was actually floated […]

Cool Bedroom Radio Clock Shaped like a Capsule

Small and interesting objects are used to add some color, or to make a boring place a little bit more interesting. Created by the Hong-Kong based Sequoia-studio “Gélule” is a concept radio clock shaped like a capsule with a backlit LCD display and an omni-directional speaker and is a great object that can attract attention […]

Floating Media Drawer from West Elm

Have you ever needed just one more drawer, or a little more space to store a few things, without buying a new piece of furniture ? If your answer is yes, then West Elm has an interesting idea that could solve this problem …. their new floating media drawer — a stackable, single drawer that […]

Beam Bed – Sun-Rays-Like Light Effect

The Beam Bed was designed by Ewan Robertson for Lagostudio. An original system of boards forms the base for the mattress, opening up in a sunburst arrangement from a central fulcrum. The way of supporting the mattress is therefore innovative and unorthodox, but decidedly functional and practical. Inspired by a figure of elementary simplicity and […]

Chair made from Sponges by Marcella Foschi

The designer Marcella Foschi participated in the workshop of the Campana brothers in Milan sponsored by 3M and developed this chair made from sponges. The final design is not such a big deal, and I’m pretty sure that a lot of people could make something like this, but …it has something interesting, and I can […]

Clothes Hanger Lamp by Hector Serrano

Hector Serrano designed this clever clothes hanger lamp which has two functions. It lights up your room or even closet as well as keeps your shirt unwrinkled, perhaps the one you plan to wear the next day. When you wake up some dull morning, the lamp will not only softly illuminate the room but will […]

Sausage Link Chair – Bulldang by Hirohiko Kamiya

If you’re the sort who likes to plump up your cushions before you sit down, then this tube chair is just for you! The nine-metre or 30 foot stuffed tube called the Bulldang or Buldang was designed to look like the bangers on your dinner plate, links and all! Hirohiko Kamiya is the designer who […]

Furniture for Primary School Children

It doesn’t matter how hard times get, people will spend money on their children. Parents will throw bus loads of money at anything they think will help their children perform better in school, to get ahead, to go to a better school, to get ahead, rinse and repeat. Simon Dennehy has something parents can buy […]

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