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Rooftop Gardens in New York City

Today while I was surfing on Flickr I’ve found a set of pictures by an user called Jwilly’s… entitled “Rich People Rooftops NYC”. The collection of pictures shows us rooftop gardens over the penthouses of New York, but is also a good example of what happends when you live in a big city. Not enough green so you make up

New Trend : Portable Fireplaces

There is nothing more mesmerizing than watching the flames in a fireplace on a chilly night. However, fireplaces are usually set in the wall of a living room or consists of some fire pit outside in the garden. This means you have to be where the fireplaces are in order to enjoy them. Wouldn’t be nice if you could have…

Easily Share Freshome Content with Your Friends

A few days ago I’ve received an email from a reader called Marko, and the email said :
Thank you for this so nice blog! Just one small suggestion, I am sure it’s nothing original, yet why don’t you put those buttons that enable us viewers to share content of your blog on sites like Facebook, Myspace and similar? Few…

2 in 1 Combination of Sofa and Storage Box

People like to have things, lots of things, and sometimes they gather so many things that the lack of space becomes a problem. And as the time passes, this problem seems to grow bigger and bigger. To solve this problem Eamon Stevenson… designed a dual-purpose sofa concept, a two-in-one combination of sofa and storage box. The design doesn’t looks to

“Hang On Outlet” by Paulo Oh

Did you know that when you leave a power cable plugged into an outlet without even turning it on will still sip some power from the grid, and this will definitely affect your power bill at the end of each month. To combat this massive amount of wasted energy, designer Paulo Oh has come up with a simple plan, to…

Chaise Lounge Uses the Word “Design” as Legs

Oriana is a chaise lounge in wood designed by Genovese David Conti…, that is supported by a structure of letters going that spell the word “Design”. This product is a really innovative idea and I can say that this is the first time when I see this approach, using letters as legs. After I’ve saw this design I thought

Adjustable LED Desk Lamp : Chain Lamp

If you are looking for a really cool lamp for your desk, then the Chain Lamp designed by Iliara Marelli… for Nemo Italianaluce might be what you’re looking for. Made from case aluminum and lit by 4 bright white (1-watt) LEDs, its articulating body folds flat to form an accent light when you’re not using it for task illumination. When

Colorful Bedroom Decorating Ideas and Pictures for Kids

When I’m writing an inspirational post, a post that people will check especially for images is quite hard to find words to describe that post, but I have to write something, and not just post a few pictures. Now for today I’ve found an Italian furniture manufacturer called Tumidei…, that made some really nice bedrooms for kids. Since you’re

Whimsical Wall Seating Plano

Plano is the name of this whimsical wall seating design developed and produced by Dutch designer, Egbert-Jan Trijnis Lam through his company Burojet.com. His collection of unusual seating is his version of “flat” furniture – so not IKEA! He describes his design as ART vs DESIGN which implies that he is trying to combine form with function.

Plano is

Ikea Catalog 2009 Now Available Online Here

The new IKEA catalog for 2009 is available and you can see the full online version of it here…. In the new Ikea catalog you can see the  new product lines and colors (lots of black, white and pale pink) for 2009. Lots of attractive black and white bed linens in a range of patterns, styles and textures… There

The Most Beautiful Public Sculpture : A Drop of Mercury

Here on Freshome I try to gather all kind of inspiring things for homes from around the internet, and today I’ve found something that is really beautiful and also inspiring but not related to home design or interior design. What I’ve found is a public sculpture by Anish Kapoor in Millennium Park, Chicago, that is called Cloud Gate. The sculpture…

London’s Sustainable Building by Sheppard Robson

There’s a new “green” office building in London, on the shore of the River Thames at One Westminster Place in Southbank. The sustainable construction was designed by Sheppard Robson and is wrapped in glass that reflects the sunlight in a rainbow of colors creating a crystal like effect, varying throughout the day.

Other than the looks, the 18 stores high

Swing yourself to Sleep : Hanging Beds

Hammocks are popular because you can relax and swing yourself into a nice afternoon nap. Hanging beds extend that idea on a larger scale as they can give you much more room to stretch out and share it as well. Unlike hammocks, hanging beds suspend from the ceiling which gives two great advantages – they are space saving and cleaning…

Sofa Wall Climber – Canape

There is no way you can miss this sofa design by Lila Lang. One half is a plain looking sofa with a decidedly curvy old fashioned style. The other half appears to be climbing the wall! You have to admit there is something whimsical about this design. On one hand it fulfills a function – somewhere to sit on. On…

Bookcase with Integrated Giant LED Clock

Until now we saw a lot of multi functional pieces of furniture but nothing like this before. This ingenious storage system doubles as a giant LED clock, so you’ll actually be getting some utility out of an otherwise single-purpose bookshelf. The oversize clock conceals red 7-segment LED displays for each digit in the edges of the storage cubes. Measuring in…

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