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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Innovative System of Carpet Squares by FLOR [VIDEO]

  • Full Kilt carpet tiles in lavender by FLOR
  • Milliner Black carpet tiles by FLOR
  • Reverb Runner Persimmon & Magenta by FLOR
  • Soft Touch Quartz carpet tiles by FLOR

Choosing flooring for your home is no easy task and there are many variables that need to be taken into account such as what room it will be used in, the size of the space, the climate in the room, who will use the room and what it will be used for, how long the […]

Facebook Addicts, Rejoice! FacebookBed Concept by DevianTom

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You see your friends on Facebook, you chat on Facebook, why not also eat and sleep on Facebook? This is probably what Croatian designer Tomislav Zvonarić of DevianTom had in mind when creating this unusual bed. FBed concept is shaped like the logo of the worldwide famous social network and I believe I even see […]

Animal-Inspired Lamps by Atelier Abigail Ahern

  • Poodle Lamp by Abigail Ahern
  • Bulldog Lamp by Abigail Ahern
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  • Greyhound Lamp by Abigail Ahern

Made in England from glazed earthenware and featuring silk lamp shades from a Parisian Atelier, this animal-inspired collection of table lamps by Atelier Abigail Ahern is sure to put a smile on your face. These bohemian lamps are ever so slightly kitsch but still exude glamour in a fun and youthful way that combines the […]

Design Furniture by Jules & Jeremy

  • Layers Coffee Table by Jules & Jeremy
  • Alaska pillar by Jules & Jeremy Furniture Design
  • Forest Stool by Jules & Jeremy Furniture Design
  • Fifty-Fifty Coffee Table by Jules & Jeremy Furniture Design

This sleek and elegant furniture is the work of Dutch designers Jules Ponsioen and Jeremy Nagel. By combining art and design the talented duo create a balanced combination of simplicity and functionality. Rather than following trends, Jules & Jeremy focus on designing furniture that has a timeless look and feel. Playing with contrast and structure, […]

Sculptural Staircase by Philip Watts Design

Philip Watts Design is an award-winning creative design and build team based in Nottingham, UK. Founded in 1993, the company has successfully designed over 500 products, worked on over 100 interior projects, and completed 150 unique bespoke installations world wide. The extensive collection of products produced by Philip Watts Design includes all aspects of creative […]

Tree Trunks Inspiring the Decay Of City Life by Henrique Oliveira

We were intrigued by the work of Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira, whose original installations bring disruptions to gallery walls and probably to visitors’ minds. Oliviera uses tree trunks that are splitting and dying (worn by time and weather), in order to draw attention on the unseen forces that contribute to the decay of city life. […]

Original Pillows Featuring Vintage Cameras Painted on Canvasses

We featured quite a few interesting camera-inspired home items on Freshome and are happy to see that design ideas are still on a roll when it comes to photography. For today we would like to present this original vintage pillow collection featuring vintage cameras painted on canvasses. I have to say I am not all […]

How to Protect Your Work From Design Thieves

It’s a designer’s worst nightmare. Having spent months or even years researching and developing a new product and bringing it to market, imagine the despair of discovering that someone else has ripped off that product and is now selling it themselves at a fraction of the cost. Well, this is more than just a nightmare. […]

Modern Ceilings With Hidden Lighting Features by Irena Ivanova

We recently received some photos from interior designer Irena Ivanova, taken in a residence she completed just outside Sofia, in Bulgaria. We found the contemporary ceilings with integrated lighting effects interesting and thought of sharing them further. The project is part of a home especially developed for a family with three children and divided into […]

Heath Ceramics & House Industries collaborate on Heath House Numbers [VIDEO]

Renowned type foundry House Industries and mid-century American pottery Heath Ceramics have collaborated on a new collection of clay house numbers that celebrate the legendary architects Richard Neutra and Ray & Charles Eames.The three-dimensional clay tiles represent a numerical interpretation of the Eames and Neutra legacy in a timeless tribute to a classic California aesthetic. […]

How to Become an Internationally-Recognised Design Superstar with Karim Rashid

Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. He has over 3000 designs in production, has won over 300 awards and has worked in over 35 countries. His work features in 20 permanent collections and he exhibits art in galleries worldwide. He is also a perennial winner of the Red Dot […]

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

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

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 […]

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