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Need to Make the Most of Your Square Footage? Follow These 3 Tips for Designing a Multi-Use Space

Sometimes you need to make your square footage work for you. Sometimes, there isn’t quite enough space in your home and as such a room might need to pull double-duty and serve two distinct purposes. These are known as multi-use spaces and they can sometimes be a design challenge. Show More Summary

What Are Décor Pieces? The Smallest Design Elements That Make the Biggest Difference

If you’re a regular reader of Freshome, you know we often talk about how great interior design is a sum of its parts. Each element of a room — whether we’re talking about flooring, furniture or paint color — plays its own role and simultaneously helps contribute to the success of the project. Show More Summary

Pyramid House Features Glazed Observatory and Lake Views

VOID Architecture completed the development of Pyramid House, a charming residence exhibiting clean, contemporary lines. The project is located in Sysmä, Finland, and comes with a total surface of 125 square meters (1,345 square feet). Show More Summary

Decorating with Metallics for a Shiny and Bright Christmas

Christmas is a time of gatherings, celebration and nesting because, “Baby, it’s cold outside.” So it’s more important than ever to create a warm, inviting and festive space with light, bright touches to get you through the winter. And nothing is better for glamming up a room than decorating with metallics. Show More Summary

Ultimate Lighting Guide: Pick the Right Fixtures for Every Room in Your Home

For so many of us, lighting is an afterthought in our interiors. This happens when you think of it as a utilitarian detail of the room, rather than something that adds aesthetic value. When it’s done right, lighting is the unsung element that brings your design to the next level. Show More Summary

Discover the Revamped Cocktail and Underground Bar in Vienna

Architecture firm Büro KLK completed the design of the Krypt Bar, an underground social gathering spot in Austria. During the renovation on an ancient heritage building from the late 18th century on Vienna’s traditional Berggasse Street, a bricked-up staircase was found. Show More Summary

Decorating with Black and White for the Holidays

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. As part of our color series, we’re talking about giving the holiday season a fresh, new look by using unexpected colors. Show More Summary

Bring the Stunning Soho House Private Club Look Home Through Anthropologie

Soho House, the famed London private club for artists, creatives and celebrities, has expanded in the past 20 years to offer lodging, restaurants and a stylish place to hang out in cities around the world like New York, Barcelona, Istanbul, Berlin, Chicago, Toronto and more. Show More Summary

The Freshome Gift Guide: Mid-Century Modern Gifts for the Design Purist

Mid-century modern design is a hot trend. And a mod design lover has a special eye for retro, minimal and functional features. So what type of gift do you give this type of design purist? Here are the best mid-century modern gifts in stores now for the modern design fan. Show More Summary

The Freshome Gift Guide: Farmhouse Gifts for Country Design Lovers

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Who says purists of different design styles can’t be friends? You may be into contemporary, but know someone who needs a little extra tradition and frill in their life. Show More Summary

You Can Stay at This Vernacular-Style Beach House in Sri Lanka

This unusual looking guesthouse in Tangalle, Sri Lanka, was recently completed by Chinthaka Wickramage Associates. Issana Beach House is located 200 kilometers (125 miles) away from the bustling capital of Colombo and is a comfortable stopover for those looking to explore the country’s South Coast beaches. Show More Summary

Home Sellers: These 7 Outdated Design Trends Could Hurt Your Chances of Finding a Buyer

We hate to say it, but trends do come and go. What was hot a few years ago may not be popular now and some long-scorned fads are making their way back into the public consciousness. (We’re looking at you, wallpaper!) For sellers, this...Show More Summary

Try This Year’s Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas and Trends

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Everything comes in and out of style, it seems. Even Christmas decorating. And what can be more quintessential...Show More Summary

The Importance Of Depth in Interior Design and Why It’s Your Secret Weapon

Sometimes the rooms in our home aren’t quite the perfect fit that we’re hoping for. They might just be a little too small or too oddly-shaped for comfort, and a remodel just isn’t in the cards. In these cases, it’s important to relyShow More Summary

The Freshome Gift Guide: Contemporary Kids Decor and Modern Toys for Kids

Kids can also have a good eye for design and architecture. If you know a child who appreciates modern design (or parents who prefer to see a modernist kid’s clutter), we’ve got a great selection of contemporary kids decor and modern toys for kids of all ages. Show More Summary

4 Elegant Christmas Tablescape Ideas That Will Warm Up Your Home this Holiday Season

Now that winter has finally arrived, it’s time to get into the holiday spirit. If you’re anything like us, the holiday season means plenty of entertaining for family and friends. As design addicts, the aesthetics of our holiday decorations are just as important as our décor. Show More Summary

Options Abound: Purchasing Art in the Modern World

Purchasing art for your home or work environment can be overwhelming. It can also take up plenty of time, something many consumers don’t have much of any more. Today, there are several other options available to help buyers find the pieces that speak to them. Show More Summary

Contemporary ‘Black Box’ Home Extension in Montreal

Natalie Dionne Architecture completed BLACK BOX II, an architecture addition for a residence in Montreal, Canada. Conceived as a jewelry box, the extension is covered with large plates of black fiber cement, with a perforated motif for the loggia, assembled with matching rivets. Show More Summary

Wait Till You See These Modern Menorahs in Stores Now

Hanukkah traditions don’t mean you need a traditional menorah. Glam and modernize your holiday with one of these sleek, modern menorahs — in stores now. Brass and gold modern menorahs Gold and brass are hot. These menorahs feature warm golden tones that are on-trend, yet have a retro or mid-century vibe. Show More Summary

Learn How to Hang Wall Art the Right Way Every Time

Figuring out how to hang wall art correctly is one of the age-old conundrums of interior design. Everyone knows that an improperly hung work of art sticks out like a sore thumb, but it’s tricky to get right. That is, until you know the unspoken rules you need to follow. Show More Summary

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