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

  • Le Coiffeur Hair Salon in Marseille by Margaux Keller and Bertrand Guillon (1)
  • Le Coiffeur Hair Salon in Marseille by Margaux Keller and Bertrand Guillon (7)
  • Le Coiffeur Hair Salon in Marseille by Margaux Keller and Bertrand Guillon (8)
  • Le Coiffeur Hair Salon in Marseille by Margaux Keller and Bertrand Guillon (9)

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 

  • Gardner shapes 100 feet long dragon hedge (1)
  • Gardner shapes 100 feet long dragon hedge (2)
  • Gardner shapes 100 feet long dragon hedge (3)
  • Gardner shapes 100 feet long dragon hedge (4)

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

  • All In Poker Table by Akke Functional Art (2)
  • All In Poker Table by Akke Functional Art (3)
  • All In Poker Table by Akke Functional Art (4)
  • All In Poker Table by Akke Functional Art (5)

“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

  • Stunning design Cluj
  • Lights pub Cluj
  • Brass and metal detail
  • Special design chandelier

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

  • architecture First National Bank Bldg
  • design First National Bank Bldg
  • First National Bank Bldg 002
  • First National Bank Bldg 003

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 […]

Control Your Air Conditioning System via Smartphone: tado° Cooling [Video]

Do you remember the Tado° iPhone controllable thermostat we published on Freshome a while back? The idea was taken further with tado° Cooling Intelligent AC control, a project that turns any air conditioning unit into a smart device. The tado° smartphone app detects when the last person has left the house, and automatically turns off […]

Colorful Garden Adorned with Custom Curvilinear Seating

A cheery, colorful garden – that’s what most home owners dream about. Private and comfortable, a garden must be well kept to exude a sense of freshness and style. This colorful private garden retreat you can admire in the photos was imagined by Texas-based Harold Leidner Company – Landscape Architects. Created for a modern home […]

The Symphony of Well-Blended Design: Meze 11 Deco Earphones

Meze Headphones is a Romanian project started by designer Antonio Meze and incorporating powerful core values: high-end technology, quality materials, good craftsmanship and a passion for perfect sound. We were given a chance to try out the Meze 11 Deco earphones, the first item in the Deco series and the experience was positive, in terms […]

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