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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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Industrial-Eclectic Restaurant and Events Venue in Craiova, Romania: Smart Pub

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Bucharest-based studio Yellow Office completed the design and development of a high quality restaurant and events venue near Preajba lake in Craiova, Romania. The place is filled with a vibrant personality and offers beautiful surrounding views. According to the architects, the design is based on a contemporary eclectic-industrial style. On this two storeys building the […]

Future Fitness Tracks Progress, Suggests Exercises and Keeps You Engaged: Gymtrack

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We’re all keen on providing a healthy environment for ourselves in the privacy of our home, but once at a gym, the power is somehow stripped from you. Adding a personal insight into your every workout, Gymtrack keeps track of members workouts by using a “smart pin” that transforms the web of your gym’s machines […]

Handcrafted Origami-Inspired Lampshade Adding a Stylish Touch Where Needed

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Portugal-based studio blaanc borderless architecture shared photos and information regarding one of their latest works. Orikomi is a lightweight lampshade, made of high quality paper and carefully hand-crafted. Despite its complex, origami-inspired construction, Orikomi is simple to hang and serves much more than an aesthetic purpose: a portion of the sales profits of each piece […]

Intriguing Dear O’ Deer Planter Re-Shaping Perception of Everyday Things

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Delhi based duo Re-culture recently presented Dear O’ Deer, an intriguing ceramic planter that works on the juxtaposition of the dead and the living. The plant grows outwards from a ceramic deer skull to resemble the antlers of the deer. A lid and drain holes are strategically placed allowing the planter to be used as […]

Norway’s New Banknotes Will Refresh Monetary Design Worldwide

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Following a competition for the design of motifs for Norway’s new banknote series this spring, the winners were announced by Norges Bank as a duo working together to shape the nation’s new banknote design for its release in 2017. “Norges Bank has decided that a combination of two proposals submitted will go on for further work. The obverse sides […]

Best Architecture Photographer Announced at the World Architecture Festival 2014

This year’s Best Architecture Photographer won recognition with a fantastic photo of Zaha Hadid‘s Heydar Aliyev Centre staircase in the center of Baku, Azerbaijan. The dynamic duo of Hufton + Crow was named “Architectural Photographer of the Year 2014″ by Arcaid Images following a competition and announced in Singapore at the World Architecture Festival 2014. Twenty photographs competed in the 2014 Arcaid […]

14 Inspiring Custom-Built Modern Cat Houses Revealed at LA Fundraising Event

All cat lovers out there will be pleased to see sculptural, artistic modern cat houses that not only provide their furry little pets with shelter and climbing fun, but also decorate modern interiors. And when you add a social dimension, you get the best of both worlds. These 14 intricate modern cat houses were especially built by […]

Your Luffa Sponge Paved the Way to Modern 3D Acoustic Tiles

What do you get when you mix a natural material used in a new way with a conscious choice of saving the eco-system? You get that distinctive feeling of being part of the solution, instead of the problem. Brazilian born designer Mauricio Affonso of LuffaLab found a way to create acoustic tiles from the tropical vine plant […]

High-Quality Colorful Rugs Made by Female Artisans in Kathmandu [Video]

FeltBallRug.com provides high-quality, hand-crafted colorful rugs made by female artisans in Kathmandu, Nepal. The company’s mission is that each rug brings beauty and love to homes and various interior spaces, while at the same time helping the women in Nepal build a better life. The rugs are are said to be made and produced in […]

Deliciously Evoking Famous Artists: Caitlin Freeman’s Modern Art Desserts

They don’t call it “the art of cooking” in vain. In her quest for delivering sweet goods, pastry chef Caitlin Freeman of Miette Bakery and Blue Bottle Coffee Company recreates famous modern art works. Henri Matisse, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jeff Koons, and Piet Mondrian are just some of the artists evoked in the chef’s […]

Innovation Alert For the Wallpaper Industry: Glamora Design Studio App [Video]

Presented as a useful tool for designers and architects, but also for anyone looking to add a colorful twist to their home, the Glamora Design Studio App by wallpaper company Glamora introduces a new method of interacting with wallpapers in general. The new application allows users to create visualizations in order to have an idea […]

Practical Lighting Size&Placement Guide for Every Corner of the House [Infographic]

Dear Freshome readers, we know your are constantly on the lookout for practical design solutions and we enjoy delivering them to you. The FurnishedUp Blog recently unveiled a lighting size&placement guide which we find extremely useful. Weather you’re an interior designer gathering lighting ideas or a home owner in search for optimizing a certain room […]

Elegant Office Unit With Secret Opening Mechanism: Storage Kit Shkatulka

Storage kit Shkatulka is inspired from a Russian “secret box”, a special unit for jewellery and precious items with a trick opening mechanism. The unconventional office project was planned in a Russian hut where the designers at Dopludo had a chance to reinterpret historical heritage and recreate archetypal household items with a modern twist. Lesha […]

Life Saving Technology Helps Workers Escape Burning Skyscrapers [Video]

Residents and workers in skyscrapers and other tall buildings are often trapped in case of a fire. The newly developed Evacuator offers a last resort, allowing them to slowly and safely descend on a steel cable outside of the building. Worldwide the device can save thousands of lives, from residents in tall buildings to mechanics […]

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