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.

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Create Your Room Plan in Seconds with iPhone and iPad MagicPlan App [Video]

Need your room layout on paper as soon as possible? Check out the MagicPlan application, a small program which can generate the plan of a room in seconds. Simply innitiate the app from your iPhone or iPad, turn around in a circle, mark the corners and take pictures with the device’s camera. The result? A professional […]

An Innovative Wi-Fi Hotspot in the Heart of Paris : L’Escale Numérique

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An updated small scale version of the suspended gardens of Babylon can be admired these days in Paris. French designer,  Mathieu Lehanneur developed an outstanding concept and placed it in the shelter of culture, romance and exquisiteness, the capital of eternal love. A masterpiece in terms of execution, L’Escale Numérique is the perfect example that nature and […]

Hyundai Motor Group Promoted by Incredible Hyper-Matrix Cube Wall [Video]

Transforming incredible engineering solutions into art installations and efficient advertising ideas- this is what Korean interactive artist JônPaSang managed to do with the help of the Hyper-Matrix Cube Wall. Especially envisioned for a memorable show by Hyundai Motor Group at the 2012 Yeosu EXPO exhibition, this unusual installation consists of mechanized white 30cm x 30cm (approximately […]

Udderly Irresistable Heifer Pitcher Pours Milk Like A Natural

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[buy to=""] A fun way for children to experience unexpected rural dimensions and an amusement item for adults, the Heffer Pitcher is irresistible. Or as the producers describe it – “udderly irresistible”. With its clever double walled glass design, the pitcher reveals its natural side when filled with milk. Probably the first adjective that comes […]

Add a Playful Rythm to Your Informal Gatherings: Swing Table

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By taking some innocent childhood experience to the next level, Christopher Duffy of Duffy London created the Swing Table, a design we are certain you will find appealing. With enough seating for eight, the unusual table is perfect for informal gatherings and great times among friends. Here is a short description from the project developers: […]

Recycled Computer Parts Employed to Replicate Famous City Skylines

Taking his passion for computer components further, Italian artist Franco Recchia creates incredible miniature city skylines. Whether depicting Fifth Avenue, Boston or a fantastic future metropolis, each of the tech sculptures envisioned by Recchia and found on Inhabitat consists of an incredible mix of circuits. According to the official press release from the latest exhibition, […]

Freshome is Hiring New Writers!

Love Freshome enough that you’d want to make it your job? Then I’ve got good news: Yes, that’s right: we’re hiring. Our ideal candidates need to be incredibly passionate about interior design, architecture, furniture, art, design, decorating and anything that can make your home and life more beautiful. A good blogger / writer should be […]

Outstanding Fisherman Portrait Adorning Asia’s Tallest Mural in South Korea

Now this is my kind of skyscraper- culture oriented, with an impressive story behind and bearing a subliminal call to acts of kindness. Currently known as Asia’s Tallest Mural, this incredible project was undertaking by German artist Hendrik Beikirch, known for his meaningful monochromatic paintings. According to the official press release, the mural presents “a […]

Tiny Portable Humidifier/Aroma Diffuser For Your Traveling Needs

Using the existing surrounding details to compose new and ingenious technologies, designers can upgrade our lives with just a few well-appointed touches. Take as example this donut-shaped sub-miniature humidifier that floats on water – it addresses our concern of always being surrounded by a comfortable, balanced atmosphere wherever we are. Weighing only 35 grams, the […]

Embedding 3D Art in Your Home for Spectacular Visual Effects

There are many contemporary artists who use the street as canvas for their incredible 3D lifelike scenes. But why not take this idea further and come up with something spectacular when decorating your home? The two examples below found on My Modern Met have a stunning visual impact- just imagine visiting a good friend and […]

Fabricating Informal Gardens: Diamond-Shaped Garden On Wheels

Andrea Legge, Deborah Lewis and Murray Legge of art and architecture collective Legge Lewis Legge have come up with this amazing opportunity to shape contemporary gardens. Named Fractal Garden, the project aims at constructing contemporary gardens by bringing together several diamond-shaped planters. Supported by wheels, these intriguing quadrilateral polygons expose a world of modern garden […]

Zaha Hadid’s Signature and Style on New Donna Karan Perfume Bottle

The result of an original collaboration between famous architect Zaha Hadid and perfumer Anne Flipo, this new Donna Karan Woman perfume bottle is stirring up a lot of interest these days. The style and signature of Zaha Hadid marks this new bold project and we are curious to know what the users of this perfume […]

World’s Colors in a Single Cubic Book: RGB Colorspace Atlas

In the design business, having an original color tool could do wonders. We ran across these interesting looking 8 x 8 x 8-inch (20.3 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm) hard-back cubes presenting the RGB color scheme in a page-by-page medium and thought of sharing the idea further. Designed by American artist Tauba Auerbach, the RGB […]

Upgraded Measuring Tape Features Pencil Trapping Gap for Straight Lines

We know you architects and designers out there are constantly looking for new ways to simplify your work. Seen on Yanko Design, the Hole Measuring Tape from designer Sunghoon Jung is a 2012 iF Design Talents Award entry and a practical instrument, soon to be implemented. The product allows its user to draw straight lines […]

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