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15 Home Design Trends That Rocked 2016

2016 has been a rollercoaster of a year, to say the least. Yet like any other, it brought new home trends that we saw go from the homes of prominent designers to our own abodes. From modern metals to quirky accent pieces, we gathered up a list of the...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 17, 2016

Luxurious and Playful Minimalist Home

Located in Japan, this single family home is a study in minimalism. Designed in 2016 by Tukurito Architects,  the simple, spartan design allows small details to shine through. The herringbone pattern on the counter contrasts with the straight wood...
by khairuddinuad on Sep 6, 2016

20 Coffee Table Books with Dreamy Home Design Ideas

We were always told not to judge a book by its cover. But when it comes to our coffee table books, looks do matter. Luckily, we’ve found a collection of architecture and home design books that are just as interesting on the inside as they are capti...
by khairuddinuad on Sep 3, 2016

Two Rivers House a Western Retreat

This wild retreat, designed by Snake River Interiors, is located in Wyoming, United Sates. Named for the two rivers that join on this beautiful and wild property, this house embodies a spirit of the West, from the rawhide wrapped dry bar to the stone...
by khairuddinuad on Aug 28, 2016

A Winning Bet on Kazoo House

This home addition, a project of the Melbourne based architecture firm Architects EAT, was built in the Melbourne suburb of Caulfield. The neighborhood is famous for the local horse track, and this project honors that local history. The home, entitle...
by khairuddinuad on Aug 26, 2016

This Renovated Tenement is a Design Time Capsule

Tenement House on the Edge of a Park was an interior design project by Loft Kolasinski, completed in 2016. The original Tenement building, built on an edge of a park in Szczecin, Poland, was completed in 1907. This renovation utilized the bones of th...
by khairuddinuad on Aug 24, 2016

Zoltan Apartment is Contemporary and Timeless

Designed in 2015 by A+Z Design Studio this contemporary apartment in Budapest, Hungary, utilizes sparse accessories to accentuate the sharp curvature of the space and draw the eye in. There are original touches throughout the apartment, such as the...
by khairuddinuad on Aug 23, 2016

14 Simple Shibori Projects To DIY This Summer

Tie-dye is all grown up and back in our homes. Long gone are the rainbow hues that are admittedly more boho than chic. Here to stay are the subdued, intricate, and unique patterns of shibori dying. Call it the older, cooler sibling of the classic chi...
by khairuddinuad on Jul 30, 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Green Living Using 10 Stylish, Eco-Friendly Apartment Ideas

Our home is our sanctuary away from the chaos of the world outside. But is it really a sanctuary? How much pollution and toxic chemicals are you bringing into your apartment without even realizing it? You’d be surprised that in many cases, it’s n...
by khairuddinuad on Jul 9, 2016

3 Creative Closet Ideas for Bedrooms Without Them

So you found the perfect apartment. It checks nearly all of the boxes on your must-have features list; whether they be oversized windows that flood the space with natural light, or original details that showcase its history without looking outdated.
by khairuddinuad on Jul 5, 2016

DIY Paper Weaving for Easy, Modern Art

Welcome to our very first DIY on Freshome. Today we’re going to do a bit of weaving. Recently, woven crafts have become a trendy way to decorate walls with colorful yarn and fabric designs in all colors and sizes. With a little practice and patienc...
by khairuddinuad on Jun 26, 2016

The World on your Wall with Customaps

Want to show off your travel bucket list, or keep a reminder of your hometown in a new city?  These custom-made maps are available as murals or posters, giving you the option of traveling the world in your living room or taking a little piece of hom...
by khairuddinuad on Jun 25, 2016

Livi Livens Up Potted Plants with Vertical Hanging Gardens

Livi, “a versatile planter for virtually any vertical surface,” reimagines how we incorporate plants into our lives. Instead of exiling dusty potted plants to unfrequented corners, Livi creates a vertical hanging garden. Herbs can be kept close a...
by khairuddinuad on Jun 22, 2016

4 Warm Metal Fixture Ideas to Brighten Up Your Bathroom

We all know that design trends come and go, but the next big thing is warm metal fixtures in bathrooms. Gone are the days of cold chrome and stainless steel. These days, it’s about creating inviting spaces with the likes of copper, bronze, bra...
by khairuddinuad on Jun 4, 2016

5 Home Decor Subscription Boxes We Love and You Will Too

These days, monthly subscriptions are all the rage and subscription boxes for home decor are no exception. Whether you love a more minimalist look or if you’re a traditionalist at heart, we wanted to find the subscription service for you. We’v...
by khairuddinuad on May 21, 2016

5 Ideas For Healthy and Green Living

The idea of healthy and green living has entered the mainstream — it impacts our diets, our work places, and now, of course, our homes. If you’ve been wondering how to make the right choices for both your family and the environment, look no furth...
by khairuddinuad on Apr 23, 2016

The Latest Technologies For a Smart Bathroom

Technology tops the list when it comes to homebuying, and do you know who the new homebuyers are? Millennials. Also known as Generation Y, these tech-savvy creatures seem to have been born with smartphones in their hands. A real estate study revealed...
by khairuddinuad on Mar 26, 2016

Creative Shared Bedroom Ideas for a Modern Kids’ Room

Laughing…crying…playing…fighting. A shared sibling bedroom is a beehive of activity and needs. And that means there’s a lot for parents to tackle when creating their kids’ shared bedroom. With twice the amount (or more) of evolving p...
by khairuddinuad on Mar 7, 2016

Hatch Ideas Comfortably in a Giant Birdsnest

Part furniture, part playground, this piece can be used for socializing, work and play.The post Hatch Ideas Comfortably in a Giant Birdsnest appeared first on
by khairuddinuad on Feb 18, 2016

A Note from Mihai, Founder of Freshome

I have some very exciting news: Freshome has been acquired by , the media company that owns The Simple Dollar and We’re honored to join their family. This is an extraordinary moment for Freshome. I launched the blog in 2007 ou...
by khairuddinuad on Feb 18, 2016

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