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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.

An Unusually Dark Spin on Suburban Culture: Landed by Ian Strange

Australian visual artist Ian Strange refreshes our perspective on suburban culture. From graffiti to explosions, from building a replica of his childhood home to exploring a larger suburban perspective, Ian Strange (formerly known as street artist Kid Zoom) pushes the boundaries of self-expression with each idea. Lustik… opened our eyes to his latest work – the dark half-buried suburban house

The Organic House Abounding With Personality in Mumbai, India

The Organic House is a 65 square meter apartment designed for a young couple and located in the Bandra suburb of Mumbai, India. The Vaulted design with the arched openings carve out spaces for kitchen, bedroom and bathrooms. The guest room was envisioned as part of the living space, separated with a  folding screen when required. The all white and

A New Experience of Light for Interiors: Selux Manta Rhei

Just like a stingray going through the water, Manta Rhei from Selux, is a delicate OLED-based luminaire which is constantly changing its appearance. Promising a new experience of light, Selux in collaboration with ART+COM… explored the potential of OLEDs, transforming light from a mundane necessity into a vibrant architectural and design element. This complex system was possible by combining

Seducing Vintage Sounds : World’s First Bluetooth Gramophone [Video]


The world`s first Bluetooth gramophone is the result of an inspiring quest: the search for genuine vintage sounds. Following a successful campaign on Kickstarter, Gramovox …is currently available for purchase and is addressed to those who miss the golden rhythms of the old days: “Our bold design and vintage sound are inspired by the 1920s Magnavox R3 horn speaker.

Personal Minimalist Luxury Showcased by Sascha Akkermann’s Houseboat

How can you live comfortably in a high density population area that benefits from the existence of large expanses of water? What might look like a challenge now is only a short way from becoming a creatively-driven solution for living in crowded areas. Master carpenter and freelance designer Sascha Akkermann and interior designer Flo Florian of Confused-Direction Design… imagined a

Delightful Home Office with a Strong Personal Touch

We ran across this delightful home office on Whimages, combining functionality with a highly personal touch. With freelancing becoming more and more appealing, we found this idea inspiring and suitable. This charming spot is not just an unconventional working space. It is also a reading nook, a chill-out zone and a child-friendly entertaining “corner”. We believe the “success story”

Art Gallery and Living Space Merged Using a Rebellious Design Scheme

Have a look at these photos depicting a highly original art gallery and living space combined! Unit 2B Warple Way is on a well-known street of Acton recording studios, where Florence and the Machine, and even the late soul siren Amy Winehouse have previously recorded music. Fitting then somewhat, that it is now where 4M… have decided to turn up

Remarkable Stairway and Couch Fusion by Dutch Studio 8A

Dutch architecture firm 8A built a remarkable stairway and couch fusion for a ‘pied a terre’ dwelling in the Netherlands. We’ve seen a lot of interesting furniture combos… on Freshome and every time a new idea comes along, we are happy to share it further. A Dutch family living in Paris commissioned this project for occasional use and as you

Rest Your Head on the Cannabis-Printed Giant Stash Pillowcase

Crowdfunding projects allow creative minds to turn ideas into businesses, but it all depends on the interest shown by the public. Spotted on Kickstarter…, this intriguing decorative object might put a smile on your face, as the designer hopes. Bordering on bizarre, the Giant Stash Pillowcase is a simulated sack of Sour Diesel cannabis that covers your pillows and

Fan-Shaped Ginkgo Acoustic Panels by Stone Designs

The fan-shaped Ginkgo Acoustic Panel (named after the popular ancient Japanese Ginkgo tree) is a modern and fun sound-absorbing system. Presented recently at Stockholm Furniture Fair by the producing company, Stone Designs…, Gingko reduces the ambient noise, creating the perfect environment for watching movies and listening to your favourite music out loud, without making the life of your neighbours

Striking Paper Art: Flexible Structures by Li Hongbo [Video]

By using thousands of sheets of flexible paper that twist and elongate, Li Hongbo… creates striking paper art. His works include unconventional figurative sculptures and folk symbols. While studying sculpture as a student, Li Hongbo often found himself instructed to recreate classical masterpieces. He soon realized that the public’s perception of a sculpture is more or less common, that “viewers

Portable Wireless Speaker Exhibiting a Flawless Design

This portable wireless speaker was majestically designed by Vifa… and named after a Nordic capital, as a tribute to its proud heritage. Copenhagen is more than just an stylish speaker: “Creating authentic sound has been our passion for more than 80 years. Copenhagen weaves years of refined craftsmanship with contemporary lifestyle. With its light Nordic design, the loudspeaker plays elegantly

Spectacular Sliding Door System: Evolution by Klemens Torggler[Video]

Austrian designer Klemens Torggler… came up with a spectacular sliding door system. The designer’s Evolution Door slides open without the use of tracks. As you can see in the photo above and in the video below (in slow motion), a gentle flick of the wrist can determine this unconventional room divider to activate the four triangles. This inevitably leads to

Sculptural Wallmonds Hanger Frame by Gonçalo Campos

Playful and sculptural, the Wallmonds Hanger Frame designed by Gonçalo Campos… is a quirky product, a hanger perfect for entrances, living rooms and offices. It’s a simple solution to keep things at hand. Embarked away from conventional furnishing, the  hanger showcases irregular curves enclosed in a solid wood frame. The item uses wood treated with natural oils, such as Birch

Strange Art Collection: Nomad Patterns by Livia Marin

Nomad Patterns is a strange art collection designed by Chilean artist Livia Marin…. It consists of pieces of ceramic: cups, vases and teapots – to be more specific, that melt into puddles, yet retain the original printed patterns. At the first glance, it seems a pure expression of destruction. Something like an act of dissolving a complex and unitary

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