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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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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]

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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

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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]

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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 […]

Re-Shaping A Bridge Into An Enormous Lego Passage

LEGO has inspired many artists to create using their iconic building blocks. From using 20,000 of them to build colorful staircases to photographic works displaying Lego additions, these tiny objects have been through many hands and inspired many minds. In Wuppertal, Germany, the underside of a bridge was painted by German street artist Megx in […]

Solid Wood Eyewear Stands Protecting Your Favorite Pairs of Glasses [Video]

San Francisco based Bushakan sent us photos and information of their solid wood eyeglass stands that hold three or pairs of glasses. According to the producers, each stand starts as one solid piece of solid FSC certified hardwood. The pockets are then carved out to create the perfect space for all shapes and sizes of eye-wear. […]

Der Spiegel’s New Canteen Design Showcasing Their Journalistic Philosophy

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

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

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 […]

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