Ideas : Design Ideas, Pictures, Unique Products and Inspiration


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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Unconventional Corset Tiles Adding Depth and Playfulness to Home Walls

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Fun and original, the Corset Wall Tiles envisioned  by Canadian design and fabrication studio Arbutus+Denman are interior elements which create shadows, textures and patterns. By being offset from the wall, the Corset Wall Tiles add a layer of depth to any surface. Each tile features hand laced cord, a playful and interesting looking features individualizing […]

Challenging Time Measurement: Inspiring Wall Clock Collection by arhiDOT

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Dana and Vlad Bostina from Bucharest-based arhiDOT design studio sent us photos and information regarding their inspiring wall clock collection entitled no time. Each of the models below comes with its own story, meant to echo the personality of its future user. The creative items can complement an interior with a personality or become the key […]

A DIY Project That Makes You Smile: The Honeycomb Shelves

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The honeycomb shelves, recently discovered on a beautiful mess, are  funny sympathetic shelving units for a DIY project which will add a sense of texture to any living room. To those of you who spend their time thinking how to innovate their interiors, this is actually a very nice idea that can be easily put […]

Feminine and Enveloping: Fashion Boutique in Singapore by KNQ Associates

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Designer Stanley Tham of KNQ Associates completed the development of a fashion boutique in Singapore. The store’s realization follows the studio’s core principles of a harmonious interplay between materials and space in order to showcase the brand’s central concepts: Fashionable and Elegance. Brightness, transparency as well as simple materials are combined to create a space […]

Love for Nature: Open Space Showroom Integrates an Interior Garden

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Yuko Nagayama & Associates in collaboration with landscape designer Toshiya Ogino envisioned this outstanding open space showroom in Kobe, Japan, for the leatherwear company Sisii. Its particularity consists in displaying the clothing items, “randomly” hanging from a metallic support placed strategically near the interior gardens. At Sisii’s one can admire jackets and handbags while walking through […]

Employing Crafted Wood to Replicate Nature: Bloom Light by Tom Raffield

Having grown up in the wilds of Exmoor and now living and working in rural Cornwall, it is no surprise that ward-winning lighting designer Tom Raffield draws inspiration from nature for his lighting and furniture designs – and the Bloom Light is no exception. The lovely lighting unit utilizes petals of bent wood arranged into […]

Pinterest’s New Creative Offices in San Francisco Boasting Over-Sized Volumes

Pinterest, one of the fastest growing social media companies, has recently opened its new creative offices headquarters, boasting over-sized white volumes in a 45, 000 square-foot warehouse in Palo Alto (San Francisco). The place (split in four houses) has been transformed and adapted to the needs of the employees. Spacious, creative and neat in its […]

Dreaming of Far Away Places: Fascinating Earth Globe Suspension Lamp

Unconventionally built, the Ululi Ulula suspension lamp by Matteo Ugolini, takes you back to nature and closer to humanity. This beautiful and inspiring lamp creates the effect of our floating planet in the universe due to its structure in white painted fiberglass with lace inserts. By simply looking at it, you are transported to another […]

The Creative Reading Net: It Can Be Fun and Entertaining by Playoffice

A traditional family library has been transformed into an appealing place for kids by the creative Madrid-based studio, Playoffice, designing exclusively kids spaces that encourage learning through playing with a creative reading net. We’ve discovered this project on Mymodernmet and decided to share it with you due to the creative approach to learning and reading. “Reading Net” […]

Contemporary Descendant of Retro Sphere Lighting: Atomic Suspension Lamp

Due to its polyvalence and sense of creativity allied to an expressive style, the Atomic suspension lamp by Delightfull is an instant eye-catcher. A contemporary descendant of retro sphere lighting, this project is a spot-on interpretation of the atomic age design. It consists of a set of glossy black and gold plated round shades, aligned […]

Cool Ramen Restaurant in Vietnam Integrating a Mosaic Wall

The Ramen Bar Suzuki, located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is a particularly interesting restaurant, with a mosaic wall and a cozy ambience. Its amazing interior, which is like nothing you’ve seen before, was specially design to make people feel comfortable. The team responsible with the project, 07BEACH, had to make Ramen glow. And that was not […]

Amusing Bog Standard Oak Toilet Seat With Roll Holder by Henry Franks

We’ve seen plenty of peculiar things that actually turn out to be quite useful but we’ve never seen anything like this before! Amusing, functional and well, let’s face it, elegant, Bog Standard is an oak toilet seat with a built-in toilet paper holder. In other words, a clever and ingenious accessory that adds a touch of […]

DIY Vs. Hiring an Expert When It Comes to Redecorating Your Home [Infographic]

We ran across this infographic by In Style Modern analyzing the benefits of hiring an interior designer, versus the benefits of redesigning a home for yourself. According to the photo below, some of the main advantages of DIY are flexibility to change, easy plan adjustments, budget control, family time, trying out new experiences and of […]

An Elegant Ladder as Part of the Living Space by Fritz Specht

Did you ever think that a highly functional object such as a ladder could ever gain the attention of a curious designer? I was personally blown away by the elegance confined in the Tenzing Ladder, developed by Fritz Specht and discovered by Freshome on Yanko Design. The object originates in a student’s plan to come […]

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