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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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Elegant Handmade FACETURE Vase by Phil Cuttance

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The FACETURE series designed by Phil Cuttance consists of handmade faceted vessels, light-shades and table. Each vase in the series is produced individually by casting a water-based resin into a simple handmade mold. The mold is then manually manipulated to create the each object’s form before each casting, making every piece utterly unique. Despite the […]

Creative Concept Challenges Your Imagination: The Magnetic Spirit

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A unique system of architectural furniture has made us simply look at each other and say: “Wow, this is a very interesting concept worth sharing with everybody interested in interior design!”. The Magnetic Spirit is supposed to be ‘an innovative concept’ as Benoit Bayol, one of the brilliant minds behind it stated in a recent […]

Multifunctional Keychain With Unexpected Abilities : KeyFlip [Video]

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At Freshome we have a soft spot for multi-functional design and this simple, yet catchy product won our attention. A key holder that can also open bottles of beer, the KeyFlip by Jon Lota is a fun alternative to a key-chain and a more manly one as well. At the end of the post, you […]

Top 10 Most Talked About Interior Design Trends for 2013

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We are looking forward to fascinating interior design projects in 2013 and by the looks of things, our expectations will be met. Even though we can not anticipate how most of the projects will look, we ran across some interesting trends for this year, which we would like to share further. Here are the top […]

How to Stage Your Own Home for Sale

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The Spring market is starting early this year and it’s looking to be a strong market. The inventory is low at the moment, there’s pent up demand and there are plenty of buyers out there looking. It’s still a buyer’s market, but it’s starting to shift now. Soon, more and more homes will be on […]

Distinguished Cloud-Like Folding Lamps by Mika Barr

Producks Design Studio together with Mika Barr, the creatives behind Ori, came up with this wonderful décor idea, that embellishes almost any type of space, creating a pleasant and delightful atmosphere. Ori stands for “folding” in Japanese and “light” in Hebrew. The whole idea of this lamp is that it can be folded and you […]

Intricate and Delightful 3D Paper Architecture by Christina Lihan

When one thinks of construction materials, paper is probably the last idea that comes to mind. Artist Christina Lihan of Lihan Studio creates intricate buildings with fascinating details by using hand-cut paper. Her works (discovered on My Modern Met) are amazing three-dimensional replicas of famous bridges, various landmarks and buildings across the world, such as the […]

Incredible Permanent Marker Floor Installation in a Cafe in Prague

We ran across this interesting art installation by Cologne-based artist Heike Weber for a cafe in Prague. Believe it or not, the floors of the venue were given their current bold look by using a permanent marker. The cafe is entitled ‘Bodenlos’, which literally means ‘loosing the ground under your feet’, hence the choice for […]

What Influences Color from the Runway to the Living Room

It was once believed that what graced the runways of Milan, New York and Paris would take about 6 years to influence home decor trends. Styles, patterns and colors would leave the runway, appear on pages of the fashionable glossy magazines and then end up in our closets. People’s home fashions would never directly reflect […]

Google Birdhouse Inspired by The Famous Google Maps Icon

Artist Shuchun Hsiao took his Google Maps experience a bit further and came up with Google Birdhouse, a “modern” way to accommodate birds in urban spaces. The developer wishes for the iconic symbol to soon become a navigating landmark for the flying birds. Just like people try to have an overall map look before zooming […]

Original Lampshade Design Inspired by Exotic African Fruits: Gourd Lamp

Robert D (Gourdlight) sent us photos of his beautiful Handmade Gourd Lamps, which feature perforations on the surface for original lighting effects.  According to the designer, the lampshades are made of gourd- amazing exotic fruit native in Africa, and at a very early date spread throughout the world by human migrations. The design of every […]

Modern and Elegant 3D-Printed Lampshades: Dentelle by Samuel Bernier

Designer Samuel Bernier created a range of 3D-printed lampshades which he entitled “Dentelle”. The collection is elegant, creative, and each of its items cost about 5$ to complete. Don’t believe us?  Here is the story behind the project from the designer: “When I moved in my new apartment, the last owner had left a Rigolit […]

How Does the World of Fashion Influence The World of Interiors?

How does the world of Fashion influence the world of Interiors? According to Gretchen Aubuchon, Editor in Chief of Fashion + Decor, who recently spoke with industry leaders in both the fashion and the home design fields about this very topic, feels that “the worlds of fashion and decor are colliding.”  She explains where there […]

Birdhouse Cleverly Integrated in Roof Design by Artist Klaas Kuiken

Have a look at this simple and very clever design by artist Klaas Kuiken !Especially developed for urban homes,where birds can be spotted less and less, the Birdhouse Rooftile perfectly integrates a nest into the design of a roof, while ensuring a proper environment for the birds themselves : “By applying an archetype house on […]

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