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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Pizza and a Disco Ball? You Need to Check Out Disco Volante Right Now

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Pizzerias tend to be notoriously low-key. From the menu to the décor, customers don’t have to do much guesswork about what they should expect. During the day, Vienna pizzeria Disco Volante fits that bill to a tee. Most of the interior design, shown in these photographs by Lukas Schaller, is inspired by an authentic Napoli pizzeria. […]

South American Flavors Shaping Modern Restaurant Design in Copenhagen

  • Llama Restaurante Sudamericano in Copenhagen by KILO and BIG (1)
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A new Copenhagen restaurant recently opened its doors, welcoming international guests in a vivid space inspired by warm-blooded Latin culture and Scandinavian heritage. The basement-turned-fabulous-restaurant in Copenhagen shows how modern restaurant design composes a very inspiring niche. Copenhagen restaurant group Cofoco commissioned Jonas Hartz (of Hz), Jakob Lange (of BIG), and Lars Larsen (of Kilo) to create a stunning […]

Compact Garden Design Project Under the Australian Sun: Esplanade East 

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Since summer has settled in, we’re all looking to spend less time indoors and enjoy sunshine and fresh air. But what do you do if your garden is close to loosing its signature “space of comfort” fame? Then it’s time for an inspiring make-over! The Esplanade East garden design project brought together Signature Landscapes and COS […]

Le Coiffeur Hair Salon in Marseille Re-Imagines Dedicated Spaces Design

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The vibrant port city of Marseille induces relaxation and an admiration for the surrounding natural and man-made landscape. In between these worlds, the individual is left to contemplate and wonder, explore and be fascinated. In this pulsating city, a chic hair salon makes sure you look divine and encourages you to admire its interiors imagined by designer Margaux Keller […]

Ambitious 10 Year Gardening Project : John Brooker’s Green Dragon Hedge 

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Investing a few hours each day to turn his ordinary hedge into a massive sculpture of a dragon, John Brooker made his Frizzleton Farm property a magical land. We were pleasantly surprised by this man’s ability and ambition to shape a 100 feet long, 20 feet high dragon out of his living fence. Spending a decade of his […]

The Unique “All In” World Poker Tour Table’s Unusual Success Story

“When I’m excited about an idea, the first thing I say is: I’m all in!”- this coming from the creator of “All In” World Poker Tour Table, Axel Yberg, who designs to “inspire and provoke”. Fifteen species of exotic wood were beautifully manned to shape an elegant and imposing poker table. The sculptural shape it […]

Steampunk Joben Bistro Pub Inspired by Jules Verne’s Fictional Stories

Welcome to Joben Bistro, a peculiar pub of steampunk inspiration, located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Embark yourself in a trip away from conventional design and discover the marvellous world of fiction. The fantastic pub, mystically protected, takes you back in time. The universe of Jules Verne, filled with fantasy and sci-fi stories pops-up. For the Romanian […]

Creative Light Installation: Glacier Ribbon Ceiling Feature by Lumicor

Lumicor Glacier Ribbon Ceiling Feature is a fully custom piece Lumicor built for the First National Bank building in Detroit, specified by Neumann Smith Architecture. The build required a combination of custom translucent decorative panels using the company’s Oyster Linen custom lighting, and shaping from fabrication to create a structural wave look: “We specifically selected […]

Acrylic Lashes and Stylized Dandelions: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Do you take joy in going to the ophthalmologist? You just might after seeing this modern eye clinic imagined as a place of wonder, an adult’s version of an eye doctor’s fairyland.  Carefully selecting materials and light details, creative minds of Sergey Estrin Architectural Studios captured the essence of eye care in a modern, hope-filled atmosphere inside this professional education center […]

Innovation and Affordability in Smart Security System: Korner

Do you use an affordable home security system? A secure home is not only comfortable when you are there, but it also gives you a sense of comfort when you’re away. As creative minds come up with ideas and refine them until they fit our fast-paced world, we get to chip in their work if […]

Fresh New Design Look for Freshome + Collect This Idea Feature

We’ve been working furiously for the past few months, updating our site design page by page. With this new redesign we’ve not only completed a visual upgrade that offers a cleaner, more functional design but we’ve also been making a lot of backend changes, cleaning up our code and implementing the newest technology in order […]

Control All Your Smart Devices With This New Gesture Responsive Ring [Video]

Today’s featured project goes out to all of you hi-tech enthusiasts out there, who enjoy a digitally-controlled lifestyle. Nod is an advanced gesture control ring allowing effortless communication with all of the smart devices, including phones, tablets, Google Glass, watches, home appliances, TVs, computers and more. How does it work? Just place the ring on […]

Traditional Azerbaijan Carpets Turned into Hypnotizing Works of Art

Baku-based multimedia artist Faig Ahmed creates original works of art by reinventing traditional Azerbaijan carpets. According to My Modern Met, the artist disassembles the conventional structure of the rugs and randomly rearranges their components while taking inspiration from contemporary geometry. The result is simply hypnotizing: an array of irregular lines – some fluid, some minimalist- […]

Clever and Effective Way to Promote Homeless Dog Adoption by IKEA [Video]

Emphasizing on the need for homeless dog adoption, IKEA teamed up with Singapore-based SOSD and the Animal Lovers League Shelter in launching the Home for Hope project. With a limited budget, the shelters can only spread the word about pets in need of a home through social media. But the people who follow the official […]

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