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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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Giant Hand-Knitted Carpet by Sebastian Schoenheit

Have you ever had to gently refuse your mother’s or grandmother’s old-fashioned hand knitted work? However much you appreciated their skill, knitted accessories just won’t do for the trendy, modern look you’re trying to achieve for your home? Perhaps you might change your mind after seeing the “300 Knitted Carpet” created by German designer, Sebastian […]

Lampshades You Can Peel Off and On!

There is something to commend about the bare light bulb. It could give you the extreme minimalism look you desire or be simply a poignant remember of impoverished student days. Either way, these great peel able light bulb covers should brighten up that naked light bulb in your home. They’re called Bulbcaps and are made […]

Patchwork Furniture from Recycled Wood Waste

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The wood waste and off-cuts from factories are being put to good use by designer Amy Hunting. She has created a furniture and accessory line which includes a chair, a book box and 12 lamps. The wood waste was collected from factories in Denmark and glued together prior to being made into her distinctive eco-friendly […]

The Bird’s Nest Chair : X_Lounger

With the world’s attention and probably yours glued to the television coverage of the Beijing Olympics, few could have failed to notice the spectacular Bird’s Nest Stadium where the opening ceremony took place. Well, here is seating that looks just like the stadium. The X_Lounger is a modern bean bag of a chair where ” […]

A Microsoft Window for Your Home?

The internet and computing has changed our lives so much so that many of us now spend hours and hours on our computers. We often forget what it is like outside. So why not get a window that looks just like Microsoft Windows, the operating system that most of us use? John Nouanesing, the talented […]

Styrofoam Dome Houses

The Innuit who live in northern Canada once built homes out of ice blocks. Now a modular home manufacturer, Japan Dome House Co. Ltdhave come up with styrofoam dome houses. These houses are produced in sections and are designed to be assembled easily and quickly by a few people. There are already 480 of these […]

Urban Collection Sofa by Marta Antoszkiewicz

This beautiful Sofa from Urban Collection for now is just a very interesting concept designed by Marta Antoszkiewicz. This is not the first project by Marta presented on this blog, we presented also the Ultra-Functional Bulb Table and Table with Chairs that Saves Space in the Dining Room.This sofa it’s two heat-formed planks and minimal […]

LAX Wall Mounted Shelf, Sleek with Clean Lines

First time when I posted about the LAX Wall Mounted Shelf it was more than a year ago, but then were focusing on a Wall Mounted Desk Office, but the LAX Wall Mounted Shelf was also present in that picture. The LAX Series by MASH Studios combines sleek, minimal elegance with practical space-saving solutions built […]

Really Creative Fireplaces Designs by Anne Colombo

Since I have this blog, I’ve discovered a lot of cool designs, and today I would like to present a few fireplaces designed by Anne Colombo’s that really impressed me. Being one of the five natural elements, a fireplace is a great way to give a warm and peaceful feeling to any room. Anne Colombo […]

Contemporary Family Home That Looks Like a Castle : Lymm Water Tower House

Designed by Ellis Williams Architects, the award-winning ( won a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) award.) Lymm Water Tower House is a project that converted a Water Tower Situated in the historic village of Lymm, into a contemporary family home. The basis for this opulent design – a 130-year-old water tower – rises five […]

Cloned Eyeball Lamps To Watch Over You

Have you ever had the feeling that somebody is watching you? Well, you can definitely get that feeling with these lamps by a French Design Group called 5.5 Designers. These designers are into object cloning which to no one’s surprise was inspired by medical cloning technology. They offer a custom lamp service where they make […]

Mobile Mini-Home – Woonbox

There are portable toilets and portable cabins. Now there is the portable kitchen and bathroom called the Woonbox. The Woonbox is a compact wonder. It is a large box which when opened up somewhat like a book will reveal a shower and toilet on one side and a kitchen complete with two cooking rings and […]

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 […]

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