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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.

Bookworms’ Paradise: Wooden Staircase Encompassed by Walls of Books

This house located in London was recently renovated by Platform 5 Architects…, being a true bookworms’ paradise. The client, a book lover with an extensive collection of books, was absolutely impressed with the results. Highlighting his passion for lecture, the architects designed a book tower at the heart of the house, a double-height library wrapped around a stair. Looks

Multipurpose Creative Space in Tokyo by Kengo Kuma and Associates

Shun*Shoku Lounge, a multipurpose creative space, was recently completed by Kengo Kuma and Associates in Tokyo, Japan. The 1000 square foot creative space functions as an information booth and public relations informal office for Gurunavi…, a company which puts all its efforts to establish connections between top-class (gourmet) restaurants and people who grow a passion for exclusive and sophisticated

The World’s Most Luxurious Coffee Cup: DEVIEHL


Tired of drinking their favorite beverage from bland cups that not only look awful but also detract from the taste of the coffee, Andreas Bös and Jonathan Strauss have just launched DEVIEHL…. Eighteen months of engineering have gone into creating the perfect and most luxurious coffee cup. Each piece is a technical masterpiece composed of 25 separate components. Incorporating

Geometric Minimalism: The Fascinating 3P Clock by Robocut Studio

Here at Freshome we like discovering new ways to innovate the home you live in, such is also the case of geometric minimalism. From elegant elements of décor to fun or unusual items, we bring the best home accessories and break you in on them. 3P Clock, for instance, caught our attention with its clever twist on time-telling. We’ve discovered

Books as Victims of Erosion: Nature Artistically Carved into Encyclopedia Britannica

Inspired by his travels to Ecuador, Peru and Brazil, artist Guy Laramée sculpted a mountain landscape on 24 printed volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica. First published in Edinburgh in 1768, Encyclopedia Britannica officially put a stop to its print version in 2012, after 244 years. This project- entitled Adieu- marks the ending of the printing process and, according to My …

Recreating Classic Art: Marco Sodano’s Cool Collection Made of LEGO


Recreating classic art and making use of creativity and …well, the popular LEGO bricks unfolds our recent finding. We’ve discovered on design-milk a young and talented Italian designer, Marco Sodano…, who, inspired by the majestic art of the classics, decided to recreate a couple of their iconic masterpieces.  The unconventional method implied creating digital pixilated art using corresponding coloured

Reinventing Pedestrian Street Walkways: Artistic Crosswalks in Baltimore

As an enthusiast of street art and how it can create wonderful disruptions in the thoughts of passersby, I salute the concept behind these artistic crosswalks in Baltimore, USA. The two projects presented in the photos below were implemented as part of a city program aiming at encouraging the increase of artworks in public spaces. Various intersections around the city

Innovative and Practical Motion Sensor LED Strip Lighting by e3light


This lighting project began its first developments in Spring of 2011 when the owner of e3light…, Flemming Viktor Andersen, was making a total renovation of his house situated by the beautiful Egaa Marina in Denmark. The owner had only the highest demands with lighting in his private home. However, he discovered that intelligent light solutions for his bedroom and

Dramatically Improving Your Space: Stikwood Wood Wall Decor

 Stikwood in three easy words, precisely what makes for a fun DIY project, with the ability to create the illusion of customised trim woodwork, for a fraction of the price and time. Plan. Peel. Stick.  The Sacramento, CA based company (having the same name as the product) rides the wave of new trends with a peel-and-stick product that shoves away

Durability Complimented by Refinement: Concrete Street Furniture Range

Designed in collaboration with award-winning architect Alex Lifschutz, the Coda street furniture range by manufacturers Woodhouse… offers long-term durability with a refined palette of materials and finishes. The Coda range features a bench, seat, stool, bollard, bin and bike stand which is launched together with a complementary wayfinding signage system.  Every item is visually co-ordinated to facilitate a harmonised

Inspiring Calendar Design for the New Year: Shapes Calendar 2014

An inspiring calendar design, from a young talented Italian artist and a final year student of Architecture, GianMarco Pollaci…, presented one of his latest works, a vivid and colourful outcome indeed. A source of inspiration for the year to come, Shapes Calendar 2014 portrays each month in a cheerful manner, highlighting “the power” of geometry. As you can see,

Custom Made Chandelier That Turns Light Sources Into Rainbows

Created from a series of tiny crystal pieces suspended by nickel plated rings assembled by hand, the Ozero custom-made crystal chandelier multiplies the light source and offers a beautiful and glittery atmosphere. The piece was envisioned by Janos Heder and has the ability of turning your home into a more harmonious place to live, while defying spaces.
The project is

One Step Closer to Nature: Stripped Standing Lamp by Floris Wubben

Stripped Standing Lamp by dutch designer, Floris Wubben… was sent to us via mail with a couple of pictures of Stripped, one of his exciting projects. Stripped is a floor lamp made from a raw tree branch, keeping the natural form of the wood intact as much as possible. It suffered a minimum number of modifications and aims to bring

Striking Unexpected Warped Window in London by Shirazeh Houshiary

An unexpected warped window is at home at Church of St. Martin in the Fields, from Trafalgar Square, London, composed by surprising abstract design. Distinctive to the area that abruptly warps a large church window into a visually peculiar model. In charge of the project was the talented visual artist, Shirazeh  Houshiary…, born in Shiraz, Iran. Recalling a cross,

Coziness and Relaxation for Your Home: Anana Furniture Pieces by Aqua Creations

Finding pieces of furniture for your home interior that are both beautiful and functional can be difficult, but the Anana furniture pieces by Aqua Creations are a lovely exception. From sofas and benches to chairs, the collection is hand-made from fabric covered pods that form three-dimensional surfaces.

The pieces are developed using soft and nice balls that form organic geometry

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