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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Contemporary Designer Cooking Hoods Embedded In Your Kitchen’s Design

  • Modern Kitchen Hoods from Britannia Living (2)
  • Modern Kitchen Hoods from Britannia Living (3)
  • Modern Kitchen Hoods from Britannia Living (4)
  • Modern Kitchen Hoods from Britannia Living (5)

Cleverly designed to showcase shapes, colors and materials that adapt to the surroundings rather than display the same boring and functional shape, these designer Modern Kitchen Hoods from Britannia Living are a fun and creative way of cooking with style. Evolving over the years, modern cooker hoods explore a new vision of today’s kitchen, where […]

Original Workspace Allowing Privacy Without Losing Contact with the Environment

  • 2-WOVEN
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  • 4-WOVEN
  • 5-WOVEN

We received photos and information about Woven, an original desk designed by Bram Vanderbeke. Here is the press release we were sent: “A personal workspace creates a higher concentration at work, but reduces social contact. When these two principles are combined in a functional way, we create a workplace that allows people to work with concentration, […]

Retro Graphic Floor Decals Add Secret Passages to Your Room

We ran across this crazy floor decal that can add a little extra to a room. The Secret Passage decal from James Bit Originals displays a simple, retro graphic, delivering a fun and witty idea. The vinyl decals are said to be inspired by old video games and their look is definitely playful. Discovered on […]

IKEA Launches Interactive Augmented-Reality Catalog For 2013

Besides wonderful inspiration and smart solutions, the new IKEA Catalog 2013 welcomes mobile augmented-reality making IKEA fans one of the most lavished people. The most recent annual IKEA catalog offers inspiration for better everyday life at home transposed into the digital world with the help of an interactive mobile app that unveils hidden details in […]

Tantalizingly Tactile Turkish Rugs by Stepevi

  • Cameo by Stepevi
  • Cameo Sushi by Stepevi
  • Demure by Stepevi
  • Infusion by Stepevi

Just one look at these luxurious rugs and I immediately want to run my fingers through the deep pile. Manufactured in Isparta, a southern Turkish town synonymous with carpet production, these exquisite rugs are from the impressive portfolio of Stepevi, a family enterprise that was founded in 1919 in Istanbul. With a strong focus on […]

Clever Anamorphic Typography Project for Interiors with a Twist

We ran across a simple, yet “heavy” interior design idea that could be applied to any room in search of personality. Thomas Quinn painted letters above his parents’ garage, delivering the message: “Face reality as it is”. From the perfect, steady message, it is enough to move a step back to see how the perspective […]

New Virtual-Holographic Display Tool for Designers and Architects: zSpace [Video]

Professionals in the creative industry and hi-tech enthusiasts will likely be intrigued by the new zSpace display envisioned and implemented by Infinite z. The virtual-holographic experience has a futuristic vibe to it and reinvents the computer interface as we know it. According to the developers, zSpace is aimed at unleashing the full potential of human […]

Bold Design Concept At Dada Architecture + Design’s New Headquarters

A fruitful collaboration between Italian company Fabbian Illuminazione and Dada Architecture + Design resulted in a fascinating retail space for the latter. The architecture studio’s Switzerland headquarters was brightly lit by a selection of beautiful, elegant lamps that compose a unique atmosphere, aimed at developing the new distribution and representation concept the brand has in […]

Illusionary Magnetic Leaning Vase: LusionBloom by Jonathan Morgan [Video]

We were recently sent an intriguing project that we would love to share further. The LusionBloom magnetic flower vase was designed by Jonathan Morgan and has an interesting story behind: “The project began as a one of a kind vase to be used for my wedding. While planning for my wedding, I brainstormed an eye-catching magnetic […]

IKEA Opens Temporary VIP Lounge Comfort Zone At Paris Airport

IKEA shows again how committed the brand is to “improving the everyday life for the many” with the opening of its temporary VIP Lounge for everybody to enjoy. Found in Terminal 3 of Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, the company’s products become part of a relaxing installation – passengers are encouraged to spend the […]

Stunning Ethereal Lighting From Terzani

Terzani is a family-owned Italian lighting company that was founded by Sergio Terzani in Florence in 1972. By combining traditional Italian craftsmanship with modern technology, the company creates lighting that blurs the lines of art, luxury and design.  Taking experimental lighting design a step further, Terzani commissions designs from renowned artists including Nigel Coates, Maurizio Galante, Christian […]

Recycled Norwegian Wood Repurposed As Cute Ornamental Birds

How would it feel to imagine a decorative object in every old, used furniture parts like armrests or table legs? To create little beady eyes in your imagination and then smooth them out to result some cute reminders to reuse our resources in creative ways. Offering a set of Re-turned ornaments as a gift is […]

Small Finnish Paint Company With Huge Visual Impact

Finding the perfect way to make a brand stand out implies a unique design solution that puts miles between the brand and its competitors. Waldo Trommler Paints (wtp) commissioned Reynolds and Reyner to prepare their small Finnish company for making a great entrance on the U.S. market. The entire branding process relies on drawing attention to […]

Exquisite Volcanic Rock Pendant Lamp For Modern Spaces [Video]

Handmade from natural stone, this strikingly simple pendant light captures the beautiful features of grey volcanic rock. Named after Japan’s largest active volcano – Mount Aso – the basalt lava pendant lamp keeps its original grey color captured in a timeless shape. The Aso San basalt lava pendant lamp was imagined by German designer Daniel […]

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