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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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Der Spiegel’s New Canteen Design Showcasing Their Journalistic Philosophy

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German news magazine Der Spiegel moved into its new publishing house in Hamburg’s HafenCity development and commissioned Ippolito Fleitz Group to create a new employee canteen. Also knows as the Spiegelkantine, this revamped 520 square meter social eating space displays a continuation and creative outlook on the iconic 1969 Verner Panton canteen design. Overcoming the […]

Laser-Cut Exotic Hardwoods Shaping Your Favorite Woodcut Maps

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We are happy to announce the launch of a new San Francisco-based custom art business – Woodcut Maps. These affordable art pieces are custom-made for each client, according to their  preferences and laser-cut to display their map of choice. Here is how the studio describes the process: “Our wood-inlay maps are individually-designed by customers and […]

Architects’ Concrete Obsession Transposed In Solid Desk Accessories

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Architects who love to see inspiring objects surrounding their workspace will definitely be attracted to a set inspired by one of the most used building material in the world – architectural concrete. These three cool desk accessories – a tape dispenser, a pen holder and a little tray – showcase a minimalist design inspired by […]

Elegant Reaction To Breezes : Lightweight Snowflower Lamp

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Being in continuous connection with its surroundings, the Snowflower lamp from Mencke and Vagnby hovers in the air, moving with each breeze or touch to create a dynamic interaction display. It’s shaped from 150 identical lightweight “petals” that guide light away from the bulb in an artistic expression of “a crisp and blue skied winter day“, […]

What People Buy : Purchasing Trends in Home Decor [Infographic]

If you did not believe in eye-catching infographics, have a look at this colorful design chart developed by the creative team at Wayfair. Entitled “Interior Motives”, the graphic reveals some interesting facts about consumer behavior in UK when it comes to interior design and the overall process of decorating. For example, did you know that […]

Giles Miller Surface Design: Using Texture and Reflection as a Means of Illustration

London-based design practice, Giles Miller Studio, has built a reputation for creating innovative surface, interior and retail design projects that are both playful and experimental. The studio prides itself on the ability to deliver a diverse range of solutions that marry architecture with beautiful interior finish by way of original and inspiring surface development. Here […]

Six Inspiring Andrew Martin Cushion Fabrics For Home

One of the simplest ways of redecorating is using the power of a few perfectly spread cushions. This apparently simple task has to be done after researching the best pattern, color and texture that suits your interiors. Today we present you Andrew Martin‘s attention-grabbing cushion fabrics – a collection of inspiring patterns sold either by […]

Charming Gourmet/Wine Tasting Cellar Integrating Rusticity

This project combines a kitchen and a wine cellar into a warm and inviting space for entertaining friends. Adega Gourmet was designed by Teresa Gouveia as part of the Casa Cor Trio project. In this 61 square meter space, the wine tasting and kitchen provoke the taste and compose a private yet social atmosphere. A […]

Fresh Timisoara Lounge Design Hiding Trombones In the Bathroom

Jazzissimo Lounge in Timisoara’s recently renovated Theresia Bastion captures the essence of relaxation in a carefully designed space. In this new urban environment that encompasses the original Vauban style bastion built three centuries ago, a contemporary, sophisticated lounge welcomes guests with an impressive interior design hosted in the shell of an inspiring historical building. Imagined […]

Spare Room Turned Into Creative Multimedia Library

Family homes are not only oasis of comfort ad meeting spaces, but can also hold exceptional spaces like this Multimedia Library. Located in a home in Ribeirao Preto, Brazil, this innovative digital room design belongs to the creative minds of Brazilian architects YTA. What was once a spare room became a space where materials intertwine […]

Challenging Open Floor Plan In Airstream Renovation Project [Video]

An Airstream became the object of Able And Baker Design‘s focus – inspired by NASA’s 1968 Apollo 11 Airstream, this revamped recreational vehicle project was sent by Jen Zahigian to share with everyone who loves RV transformations. Designed to be confined to a permanent location but with the possibility of someday be moved to an […]

Justin Timberlake & Estee Stanley Launch Curated Home Design Community

Flirting with fields like music, movies, and fashion, Justin Timberlake recently teamed up with his longtime interior designer and friend Estee Stanley in a commitment to making quality design more accessible to everyone. HomeMint showcases collections designed by Justin and Estee together, as well as introduce members to emerging artists and an eclectic choice of […]

11 Clever Ways to Maximize Space in Every Room of your Home

In every home there is the need for more space. Regardless of how small your apartment or how large your mountain estate villa is, we all seek the need for maximizing space to make our homes feel spacious and welcoming.  There are 11 rooms of your home that you spend the most time in and […]

Hiding Clutter Behind Book Spines : Modern Library Storage Bin

Californian studio Able + Baker (A+B) imagined an idea that can hide clutter while giving the impression of displaying different book spines. The Modern Library Storage Bin constructs a design adapted to library shelves that serves the purpose of stylishly storing CDs and DVDs, pieces of papers, pens, magazines, you name it – as long […]

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