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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How to Use Pattern and Colour Courageously in Interior Design [VIDEO]

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Choosing what colours, patterns, materials and textures to put together to create an interior design scheme that looks and feels good may not be too taxing, but throw bright, bold colours and large-scale pattern into the mix and many people at this point will recoil slightly in hesitation. Decorating with muted colour palettes and inconspicuous […]

Interview: Designing a Chair Made of Sugar with Pieter Brenner

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Pieter Brenner thinks of himself as a “German designer”, even though his childhood was spent in Amsterdam. Focusing on the premium segment of design,  Brenner’s projects are said to be characterized by a careful research of design-history and an interest for clearness. One of his recent designs, The Sugarchair, caught our attention due to its […]

Google Launches Currents App, Features Freshome

A few days ago Google launched a new application for the iPad, iPhone and Android devices called Google Currents that allows you to subscribe to your favorite websites and view the content in a lovely magazine-like format. Freshome is one of the 150 media outlets and websites Google has partnered with for this app. As […]

Warped Buildings Featured in the 54th Annual Grammy Awards Poster by Frank Gehry

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This year’s 54th edition of the Grammy Awards are popularized through a conceptual poster, especially designed by the Los Angeles-based architect Frank Gehry and featuring warped buildings. Labeled “the most important architect of our age“, Frank Gehry is known worldwide for his sculptural contemporary approaches for famous buildings across the Globe, such as the Guggenheim […]

Enjoying Good Life: Elegant Cognac Glasses For Two

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Freshome readers, when is the last time you took time off and enjoyed a glass of red wine or cognac, the way these drinks were meant to be enjoyed? In the company of a special someone, surrounded by good blues music and with no other thoughts in your mind, but the gratification of the present […]

Beautiful Sustainable Wood Flooring from Dinesen

There is no denying that the tough economic climate is having an effect on our purchasing decisions. As consumers or specifiers, we are now more likely to opt for better quality products that will last longer. But we are also more interested than ever in buying products that have a reduced impact on the environment. This […]

Predicting Future Interior Design Trends with Anthony Hughes

  Well folks, 2011 is almost over and before we know it we will be hurtling head first into 2012. As always, each new year brings with it new design trends that will be exploding onto the scene, each one propelled into the limelight by the various happenings that are going on in the world. […]

Shelving Units as Crib-Defining Words by Ricard Mollon

Bringing a fresh touch to a room can be easily achieved by adding a message or even a crib-defining word. For today we decided to present these configurable shelving units consisting of words that can support books, picture frames and other shelf-meant objects. The ANITA shelf was designed by Ricard Mollon and comes in a […]

Your Rainbow Panorama Circular Pathway in Denmark [Video]

The amazing Your Rainbow Panorama circular rooftop walkway in Denmark is a modern “art meets architecture” project. Resting atop the ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, the fascinating colorful glass panoramic rooftop allows visitors to get a different view of the city. Its complete panoramic views filtered through bent colored glass arranged in the color spectrum were possible […]

Skull Shaped Speakers Hand-Crafted in France: MinuSkull

Featuring tailor-made components that ensure the best sound quality, the MinuSkull looks fresh and exciting for those who love to be surrounded by interesting objects. Created by the duo design team of Kuntzel+Deygas, the skull shaped speakers were hand-crafted in France and were intended for domestic use only. You can enjoy the quality sound and […]

Creative Chair Design: IKEA’s Dalfred Stool with Brooks Saddle

We found this crazy, but very captivating design on IKEA Hackers that we just had to share further.IKEA’s Dalfred Stool was given a new fresh look with an addition that could probably puzzle some. After all, a saddle is not the most comfortable seating unit in the world. However, according to some people who experienced […]

Wacky Tent Designs for Creative Expeditions by Fieldcandy

Are you crazy about camping? If the answer to that question is “no”, we have just the thing to make you reconsider. These tent designs we found on Fieldcandy are probably the most creative outdoor accommodating units out there. This is probably due to the fact that the brand of tents carefully chooses the designers […]

Money Instead of Bristles: Dollar Broom by Mark Wagner

How would you like to literally clean your room with money ? This odd Dollar Broom was envisioned by American artist and publisher Mark Wagner and makes for a cool household item. There is no information regarding this design on the artist’s official website, but I imagine it is only a graphic concept. However, transforming […]

Geeky Pocket Mirror Shaped Like the MacBook Air [Video]

MacBook Air is one of the most successful designs out there in the field of technology. This is probably why more and more products are being created as a tribute to its appearance. For today we would like to present MirrorBook Air, a compact pocket mirror for all the ladies out there in love with […]

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