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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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Sculptural Lighting With Dazzling Visual Effects by Cameron Design House

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Combining Finnish heritage and London upbringing, designer Ian Cameron of Cameron Design House creates bespoke lighting that is uniquely natural in design. Using a combination of natural and man-made materials, the studio produces beautiful, contemporary designs that maintain a strong sculptural aesthetic. Each and every light is meticulously designed and produced in the Cameron Design […]

Are Dining Rooms Becoming Obsolete?

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It’s a question that begs to be answered and worth delving into. In order to best answer this question we need to take a look at today’s modern families and their lifestyles. We are busier than ever before. Our days are longer than in the past. Today’s school children have longer days  with more activities […]

Colorful Floor&Wall Patterns by Pernille Snedker Hansen [Video]

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We were absolutely fascinated by how Danish designer Pernille Snedker Hansen of Snedker studio creates these vibrant patterns using only a water tub, paint and pieces of wood. By reinterpreting an old marbling technique, the artist decorates wood like no other, resulting in unique flooring ideas or even decorative wooden walls. Creativity and color go hand […]

How to Effortlessly Build a Certain Mood for Your Room [Infographic]

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There are millions of colors in the world and the amount of combinations you can make is endless. When the time comes for you to choose paint colors for your home, it may be a bit overwhelming at times. GatetoGarage explains that one way to narrow down your choices and make your decision a little […]

Lighting Disguised as Colorful Helium Balloons by Boris Klimek

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Dear Freshome readers, this post is for those of you who enjoy playing and are still driven by optimism. Discovered on Trendir, Memory is a fascinating lighting collection made up of helium balloon like designs. The project was envisioned by Boris Klimek for Czech manufacturer Brokis and aims to help home owners in their quest […]

What You Need to Know to Prepare for a Move

The excitement of moving into your new dream home takes a back burner, temporarily, to the overwhelming feeling of anxiety that packing up the contents your home and moving them all to another location. There is so much involved with a move – so many moving pieces that must be organized accordingly. We hope this […]

Tribute to Dedicated Craftsmanship: Impressive Spiral Staircase in London

We received some photos of an interesting spiral-shaped staircase, a bespoke project conceived in London. The design is captivating no matter what the standpoint and the photographer captured some incredible details. We believe one of the strongest features of the project is its grandeur, able to complement that of the interior it is placed in. […]

Striking Innovation for Modern Interiors: Wave Control Lighting [Video]

When it comes to turning the lights on or off, it seems clapping is overrated. Perhaps this is the reason why Niko Mysterious introduced a new and interesting concept: wave control lighting. The idea resulted in an invisible switch that can be camouflaged in any room, its presence being signaled only by a discreet circle. […]

Supremacy of Housing Costs: How Americans Spent Money in 2012

In case you were wondering what Americans spend their money on these days, we found a chart on The Atlantic, revealing the proportion of average expenses in 2012. At all surprising, it seems that Americans spend most of their income (an impressive 33%) on housing. Since the data initially found on Bureau of Labor Statistics […]

Patricia Urquiola’s Swing Chair for Louis Vuitton’s “Objets Nomades” Collection

Louis Vuitton unveiled a new luxury collection entitled “Objets Nomades” during Design Miami 2012. The collection features an interesting series of practical foldable designs that you can take along in your journeys and that use Louis Vuitton’s exclusive nomad leather. In today’s post we would like to share Patricia Urquiola’s Swing Chair. Made from nylon rope […]

Home in Eindhoven With Thin Floating Concrete Eaves Seamlessly Blending With the Surroundings

With an impeccable clean design, House IV is a new project designed to seamlessly blend with the surroundings. House IV, designed by De Bever Architecten in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, was envisioned as a single storey family home, bright, transparent and vivid, composed of the house itself and an extension. Quite impressing when it comes to establishing a connection with […]

Help Put The Fantastic Cuddle Mattress Into Production ! [Video]

Do you remember the Love Mattress we posted a while back on Freshome? Envisioned by Mehdi Mojtabavi, which we also interviewed, this design had an incredibly positive response from readers worldwide, and we can’t say this came as a surprise. The unique mattress stands up for couple coddling in a highly practical manner. The product […]

Essential Tips to Consider Before Building on your Lot

Building a home can be exciting! Meeting with the architect and contractor to choose how your home will look and function for you and your family is a milestone in anyone’s life. Although, before you get excited about what is on the interior and exterior of your home – how about where it will be […]

The Essence of a Coffee Shop Captured in an IT Office: [e-spres-oh] by Ezzo Design

Capturing the essence of the city centre’s coffee shops, the [e-spres-oh] office in Timisoara, designed by Ezzo Design is one of the most interesting Romanian design projects I’ve seen lately. Envisioned as a shelter of creativity and relaxation, this place, that looks nothing like a typical, dull IT office, was designed with the employees in […]

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