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Why Minimalist Interiors Are Good For You

There’s no place like home. At least that’s what we all want to think, but is your home making you stressed out? Do you walk in the door after a long day of work only to be greeted by piles of laundry, dishes and dust bunnies?  Did you ever consider the idea that your home […] The post Why Minimalist Interiors Are Good For You appeared first on Freshome.com.

Lavish Ornamentation Exhibited by Belle Epoque Residence in Kiev

Lavish ornamentation sets the rhythm for the dynamic Belle Epoque Residence imagined by Dream Design Studio in Kiev, Ukraine. The designers chose a luxurious decorating scheme, inspired by the Art Deco movement :”It was important toShow More Summary

Family Estate in California Pushing Privacy to Its Limits

Nestled between oak trees, pine, cedar, birch and walnut trees, on a flag lot in Atherton, California, this contemporary residence offers privacy and an aesthetically pleasing environment for family life. The new family estate is protected...Show More Summary

Incredibly Small Apartment in Paris Reduces Functions to Minimum

Can you imagine an 8 square meter apartment? You might think this compact space can probably fit your wardrobe. Yet this apartment design relies on functionality cleverly hidden behind simplicity. This small apartment in Paris was designed by Kitoko Studio for an au pair taking care of the kids. Show More Summary

Why Form Should Follow Function In Interior Design

Everyone has, at one point or another, found himself or herself carrying something around the store that they love, but don’t necessarily need. It’s easy to pick up an item on impulse and be drawn to its visual appeal without really considering what you would ever need it for. Show More Summary

Immaculate Multi-Family Home in Queens Breaks Neighborhood Monotony

On a charming street in Flushing, Queens, New York,  O’Neill Rose Architects erected a residence so beautifully simple that it immediately attracts attention. You can’t drive by without noticing its pure white minimalist architecture. Show More Summary

Fresh and Colorful Apartment in the Heart of Warsaw by Pawel Nastanski

Freshome reader Pawel Nastanski sent us photos of a colorful apartment he designed in the heart of Warsaw, Poland. This vivid home on Ch?odna street was adapted to the living needs of the designer (who also happens to be the owner of the apartment). Show More Summary

Bright Apartment Design in Bucharest Enriched With Feminine Accents

The theme of this bright apartment in Bucharest, Romania is based on a delicate and feminine note design for a young lady. In order to create the illusion of a larger space, the designer at Studio 3 Plus employed a palette of warm and bright colors. Show More Summary

Budget Minimalist Apartment Designed for a Young Couple in Israel

Studio Dana Shaked completed the design and development of a highly minimalist apartment in Kfar Saba, Israel. The owners of this home- a young couple- bought the place without any furniture or decoration. Their brief requested an apartment on a budget that would meet their modern living needs. Show More Summary

Bright Riverview Home Punctuated by Natural Panoramas 

A riverview home is perfect for those who imagine living in harmony with their surrounding environment. This particular Riverview House by Studio Dwell Architects is located in Wayne, Illinois, and its location allows owners to enjoy panoramic views of the sloping terrain down to the Fox River throughout the home. Show More Summary

Raw Concrete Pendant Lamps Pouring Warmth and Elegance 

Modern homes equipped with the right lighting systems give off a cozy vibe, deepening the feeling of home. Bavarian designer Stefan Gant designs and creates modern concrete pendant lights adorned with shiny gild that adds character and strength. Show More Summary

10 Design Lessons We Can Learn From Venetian Architecture

Venice is a dream destination for many. Between the one-of-a-kind canals, incredible historic and cultural offerings, and beautiful architecture, it’s no surprise that people will travel far and wide just to experience Venetian life for themselves. Show More Summary

Colorful and Dynamic Modular System for Instant Home Upgrading: Edera by Formabilio

What if there was an easy way to creatively upgrade your home, without the hassle of handiwork? We’ve stumbled across Edera, a decorative modular system envisioned by Italian designer Loris De Grandi and produced by Formabilio. The project...Show More Summary

Imposing House and Studio Visually Competing With Its Scenic Views 

Looking out the window to see a massive mountain range unraveling its majesty is in itself a reason for happiness. Add a spacious, modern residence framing that view and you get a dream home. The Butte Residence by Carney Logan Burke Architects unveils an inspiring contemporary architecture within an almost wild, rural landscape. Show More Summary

Small Bungalow Converted Into Contemporary Family Home in Perth, Australia

Waverley Street House by Klopper & Davis Architects is a striking architecture conversion from a small bungalow into a contemporary family home in Perth, Australia. According to the developers, the overall design takes advantage of the project’s location “on a laneway to re-orient access and casual urban interaction towards this lane. Show More Summary

How To Decide If Homeownership Is Right For You

Most people know they’d like to own a home eventually. That aspiration is certainly admirable, but in our experience, it often leads to a whole other set of questions. Such as: How do you know when is the right time to become a homeowner?...Show More Summary

Pin-Up-Inspired Furniture Collection Marrying Retro Style and Functionality

Reminiscent of Pin-Up clothes, the sideboard and bedside tables shaping the Unbutton Collection dive into the idea of unbuttoned beauty and seduction. Being inspired by a provocative retro style, these furniture items are perfectly suited for bedrooms that aspire to showcase a playful, yet elegant decor. Show More Summary

Intriguing Array of Textures Displayed by Graphite Penthouse in Kiev

Denis Rakaev sent us photos and information about Graphite Penthouse, a contemporary project in Kiev, Ukraine. According to the designer, the interior should be perceived unified and monolithic – this is the main idea of ??the project. Show More Summary

Open-Layout Apartment in Warsaw Exhibiting Fresh Industrial Design Elements

Welcome to a modern open-layout apartment located in the Pole Mokotoskie Park neighborhood of Warsaw. The owners of this 150 square-meter crib wanted their home to reflect an independent way of thinking. They shared some photos of American lofts and remodeled European tenement house apartments with the design team at Soma Architekci. Show More Summary

Why Drones Are The Future of Design Photography

The idea of drones makes people nervous and understandably so. In the past, talk of this pilot-free technology has been exclusively associated with air raids and stealth missions. These days, however, drones are being used for decidedly less militaristic tasks. Show More Summary

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