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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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Soft and Organic Design: Textural Concrete Tiles with Flowery Motifs

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  • Room with concrete tiles relief 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

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  • Staircase
  • Surrounded by books
  • Study area

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

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  • Creative space
  • Wooden interior

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

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  • perfect coffee cup (3)
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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

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  • 3P by Robocut

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 […]

Reinventing Pedestrian Street Walkways: Artistic Crosswalks in Baltimore

As an enthusiast of street art and how it can create wonderful disruptions in the thoughts of passersby, I salute the concept behind these artistic crosswalks in Baltimore, USA. The two projects presented in the photos below were implemented as part of a city program aiming at encouraging the increase of artworks in public spaces. […]

Innovative and Practical Motion Sensor LED Strip Lighting by e3light

This lighting project began its first developments in Spring of 2011 when the owner of e3light, Flemming Viktor Andersen, was making a total renovation of his house situated by the beautiful Egaa Marina in Denmark. The owner had only the highest demands with lighting in his private home. However, he discovered that intelligent light solutions […]

Dramatically Improving Your Space: Stikwood Wood Wall Decor

 Stikwood in three easy words, precisely what makes for a fun DIY project, with the ability to create the illusion of customised trim woodwork, for a fraction of the price and time. Plan. Peel. Stick.  The Sacramento, CA based company (having the same name as the product) rides the wave of new trends with a peel-and-stick […]

Durability Complimented by Refinement: Concrete Street Furniture Range

Designed in collaboration with award-winning architect Alex Lifschutz, the Coda street furniture range by manufacturers Woodhouse offers long-term durability with a refined palette of materials and finishes. The Coda range features a bench, seat, stool, bollard, bin and bike stand which is launched together with a complementary wayfinding signage system.  Every item is visually co-ordinated […]

Inspiring Calendar Design for the New Year: Shapes Calendar 2014

An inspiring calendar design, from a young talented Italian artist and a final year student of Architecture, GianMarco Pollaci, presented one of his latest works, a vivid and colourful outcome indeed. A source of inspiration for the year to come, Shapes Calendar 2014 portrays each month in a cheerful manner, highlighting “the power” of geometry. As […]

Custom Made Chandelier That Turns Light Sources Into Rainbows

Created from a series of tiny crystal pieces suspended by nickel plated rings assembled by hand, the Ozero custom-made crystal chandelier multiplies the light source and offers a beautiful and glittery atmosphere. The piece was envisioned by Janos Heder and has the ability of turning your home into a more harmonious place to live, while […]

One Step Closer to Nature: Stripped Standing Lamp by Floris Wubben

Stripped Standing Lamp by dutch designer, Floris Wubben was sent to us via mail with a couple of pictures of Stripped, one of his exciting projects. Stripped is a floor lamp made from a raw tree branch, keeping the natural form of the wood intact as much as possible. It suffered a minimum number of modifications and aims to […]

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