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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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Interview: The Secrets to a Successul Alliance in the World of Design

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Christine Meyer-Eaglestone is a contemporary marquetry artist. Chris Tribe is a highly skilled furniture designer maker who has exhibited nationwide. They are currently collaborating on a series of furniture entitled Opposites, a range of high-end, one-off, exciting furniture that is instantly recognizable, compelling and unforgettable. Circles & Stripes is the first in the series. How […]

Hollywood Sign as It Was Never Seen Before by Ted VanCleave

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 Behind the Hollywood Sign is the new project of award winning artist Ted VanCleave, who took the famous symbol further and photographically captured more than generally meets the eye. Here is an excerpt from the press release we were sent by the artist: “My new series provides a rare view of the Hollywood Sign that […]

Stepping In Dog Poop To Turn On The Dog Lights?

Two special lamps will have you talking about them inclusively at the dog park – the Pooping Dog Lamps from UK artist Whatshisname. It’s really a conversation starter duo. There is a bigger black dog and a smaller one so which ever you’d choose,you still got one pooping dog in your living room. The fun […]

Game On: Relive the 8-bit era with designer blinds

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We usually don’t focus on gaming here at Freshome but we decided to present this new design from Direct Blinds that is helping gamers to decorate their pads just how they’ve always dreamed – with the characters from yesteryear! These stylish, made-to-measure blinds are inspired by the 8-bit days of gaming – so whether you […]

12 Affordable Tricks to Originally Bring Photography into Your Home

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We all appreciate meaningful stories and hang on to valuable moments in day to day life. Which is probably why we often get the urge to turn our home into a miniature photo gallery. There are many ways to achieve this tastefully, but people usually go for the classic method: buying simple photo frames and […]

3,500 Lipsticks Portraying Famous Palestinian Revolutionary Leila Khaled

Palestinian artist Amer Shomali took the famous portrait of famous Palestinian revolutionary Leila Khaled and used it for inspiration when creating this unusual painting. Presented at Framed-Unframed exhibition, the project was aligned to the overall theme of the event, which was “a critical exploration of visual artists’ changing representations of Palestinian women”. According to My Modern […]

Hide Your Flat TV Behind Your Favourite Artwork: The TV CoverUp

The TV CoverUp is a novel, simple and elegant way to conceal a flat screen television. With a TV CoverUp, the television screen is no longer a stark center of attention when turned off, detracting from a room’s decor. Instead, your framed art or mirror provides the focal point – until it deftly swings upward […]

The Fun Way to Recharge Your Batteries: Solar Powered Sun Lounger

Many students probably dream of spending time in a tech-friendly lounge chair while waiting to attend classes. Developed by architecture students at MIT, lead by professor Sheila Kennedy, the SOFT Rocker is a lounge chair where one can rest, while recharging the batteries of various devices. The system that makes this possible uses the human […]

Strange, Yet Original Souvenir: Canned Air From Your Favorite City

Looking for an alternative way to constantly feel the atmosphere of your favorite city? Photographer Kirill Rudenko came up with a strange solution: canned air from famous cities such as New York, Paris, Prague, Berlin or Riga.  According to the description found on Etsy, the product is 100% organic. Fresh air from your favorite city […]

More Fun Outdoors With Telescopic Enclosers by Patio Banglaore

If you recall, a while back we featured a post on Freshome about telescopic swimming pool enclosers. Taking this idea further, the creative team of India-based studio Patio Banglaore creates telescopic enclosers not just for swimming pools, but also for spas,restaurants and sit-outs. According to the designers, there are many benefits that come with such […]

Highly Original Spiraling Staircase with Integrated Lighting by .PSLAB

A collaboration between .PSLAB and architect Bernard Khoury led to the implementation of this highly original staircase in a residence in Beirut, Lebanon. The spiraling steps are further continued towards the ceiling with a light installation that illuminates the interior and adds personality: “An imposing insertion was made in the shape of a ceiling mounted fixture […]

Strangely Unexpected: Full-sized Coach Balancing on the Edge of De La Warr Pavilion

Paying tribute to the movie entitled “The Italian Job”, British artist Richard Wilson envisioned the “Hang On A Minute Lads, I’ve Got A Great Idea…” art installation, consisting of a full-size coach balancing on the roof of the De La Warr Pavilion in East Sussex, UK. According to the official project description, “the title of […]

Check Out Our New Mobile Site Design !

These days it seems like everybody has a smart phone and more and more people are turning to these mobile devices to do things that they would normally do on their desktop or laptop, like checking and sending emails and viewing web content. That’s why we decided it was time to make Freshome more mobile […]

Making Recycling a Fun and Convenient Routine : GO Recycle Bin

The GO Recycle bin is a really smart idea designed by by Hong Kong-based retailers Goodss Passion. Now if you look at the pictures below you can see why we say that this is a really smart idea. The lid of each bin actually has a molded sample of what you’re supposed to throw in […]

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