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Find out what’s happening in the world of architectural design with the help of our home experts. Get inspired by the latest trends, learn key terms and discover your next dream home.

15 of The Most Creative Lamp Designs Ever

PM Images/ Getty Images We all know that one of the easiest ways you have to light a dark corner in any room or add some atmospheric lighting to your living-room area, is to place your choice of lamp. With numerous designs, shapes, colors, dimensions or lighting abilities, lamps constitute one of the most convenient […]

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Expert Tips for Repairing Your Walls Before You Move

It doesn’t matter if you’re a renter or a homeowner: If you’ve been living in your home for more than a quick minute, you’ve put some holes…

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5 Design Sites to Glean Inspiration from For your First Home

Whether you’re an enthusiast of all things interior design-related or the concept alone has your palms sweating, if you’ve got a move on the horizon, your wheels are probably turning. How can you make your very first home actually feel like one? Addendum: a chic, unique one. You dive into the depths of the internet […]

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5 Ways to Get a Calm Home for 2021

If you’re looking for a worthy new year’s resolution, then try this idea: designing a calm home for 2021. It’s a great resolution because it has an easy end goal in sight. You make some adjustments to your home, and then you can enjoy the benefits of the resolution for the rest of the year. […]

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4 Ways to Use Script Wall Art in Your Home

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.  Using script in your wall art is a wonderful way to express yourself in your home. You can incorporate your favorite inspirational quotes, excerpts from beloved books or even […]

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10 Ways to Transform your Interiors with Industrial Style Details

Westend61 / Getty Images In recent years the ability to renovate and give life to old warehouses, barns, and industrial buildings has taken the design world by storm. From rustic exposed finishes and structural elements to industrial inspired lighting fixtures, there is no doubt that industrial details are here to stay. The appeal of bringing […]

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White Silhouette With An Intricate Geometry in Portugal: Colunata House

ShutterWorx / Getty Images A white silhouette with an intricate geometry can be spotted in the town of Lagos, Algarve, Portugal. Colunata House is defined by an edgy architecture, especially envisioned by Portuguese architect Mario Martins to conquer the rocky landscape of the shore. The design of the residence aimed at making the most of […]

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Why Creative People Have Messy Homes

Explora_2005 / Getty Images At long last we finally have an excuse for all those paper piles, cobwebs and clutter—behind all that chaos is a creative mind at work. There is an entire industry built on helping people get organized—even television shows that feature the extreme clutter of hoarders. But is it possible that these […]

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Why Everyone Needs Mood Enhancing Lighting

dit26978 / Getty Images Ready or not, winter is coming. While most of us love the beauty of the first snow of the season or the tradition of spending holidays surrounded by family and friends, we don’t relish the idea of waking up in the dark and returning home in much the same state. If […]

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Why Our Brains Love Luxurious Interiors

sl-f / Getty Images The word even feels nice rolling off your tongue. There’s something so clean and crisp about it. Perhaps it’s the way that the simplest mention instantly conjures up mental images of sprawling mansions, designer collections, and sleek cars. Reality is, everyone loves lavishness, especially when it comes to interiors. The proof […]

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Why People Love Modern Architecture

Modern architecture has something for everyone. Even if your taste may veer towards the opposite side of the design spectrum (i.e. rustic country)— there are still elements of modern design that will appeal to you. Don’t believe it? After reading this article, you may change your mind.The fundamentals of modern architecture are clean and simple. […]

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Wonderful Slightly Slanted Residence in Poland

Architects Przemek Kaczkowski and Ola Targonska‘s clients for this project were a middle-aged couple who commissioned the architects to build them a home that would care for them even in the old age. The residence was constructed in a suburban are of Wroclaw, Poland’s main southwestern city, on a flat piece of land that allowed […]

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Wood and Glass Home in Australia Displays ‘Coastal Modernity’

in4mal / Getty Images This modern wood and glass home, designed by InForm, is located on the Mornington Peninsula near Melbourne, Australia. Dubbed Blairgowrie 2, the house has four bedrooms, an open-plan kitchen, a lounge, dining space and a two-car garage.The design of the project follows the lines of “coastal modernity”; according to the architects, the intention was […]

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50 Unique Homes Boasting Awe-Inspiring Panoramas

Site-specific architecture has blessed home owners with the thrill of enjoying wonderful views of their surroundings while living comfortably in modern dream homes. A home without a view relies on its own interior design to compose a cozy living space, but those residences boasting fabulous panoramas surprise the essence of modern living. Whether exposing glittering […]

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Two Residences, One Lot: Home+1 Project in Salt Lake City

We recently received an intriguing project from Cityhome Collective. I went with “intriguing”, because it is not everyday you see a beautiful home for sale accompanied by another perfectly functional adjacent cottage, ideal for a mother-in-law apartment, guest home, or nanny suite. The project is located in Salt Lake City, USA and is called “Home […]

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Traditional Meets Contemporary in Sophisticated Michigan Home

Merging traditional and contemporary design, Visbeen Architects completed Cicero, an eye-catching transitional-style home in Grand Rapids, Mich. The project was built in collaboration with Falcon Custom Homes and Gallery Interiors. As you step inside, you’re greeted by a continuous flow of social areas. “The kitchen features a symmetrical plan with a large kitchen island and is connected to the […]

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Traditional House in Spain Incorporates a Contemporary Layout

simonlong / Getty Images The creative team behind Dom Arquitectura completed this House in la Cerdanya. An inspiring traditional house in Spain, it blends classic elements with contemporary living. The residence neighbors a beautiful natural park and takes advantage of the surrounding valley. Faced with local building constraints, the developing team had to limit the design to […]

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Top 8 Most Amazing Tree Houses

Muriel de Seze / Getty Images Tree houses are buildings constructed among the branches or next to the trunk of one or more mature trees, and are raised above the ground. Tree houses can be built for recreation or permanent habitation. Generally, the term “tree fort” is used only for recreational structures and not permanent […]

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Toilet-Shaped House

The Toilet-Shaped House has a very unique design, and was built by Sim Jae-duck, the chairman of the organizing committee of the Inaugural General Assembly of the World Toilet Association, and he hopes his toilet house will highlight the global need for better sanitation.. The Toilet-Shaped house is in fact named Haewoojae, which signifies in […]

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Tips on Preparing For the New Year

With the arrival of 2022, it’s the perfect time to put forth a good attitude to start the year off right, knowing that things aren’t going back to “normal” but we can make the most of it. Whether you’re moving to a new place — be it a whole new city, just a new home, […]

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Here Are Your 4 Go-To Tips for Mixing Design Styles Like a Pro

Sometimes, our sense of style is too big to be defined by just one particular aesthetic, and sometimes two looks really are better than one. However, combining styles takes a deft hand in order to come off feeling elegant rather than cluttered and erratic. Mix and matching design styles isn’t as hard as it may […]

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Timber Architecture: 10 Benefits of Wood Based Designs

In this article we’ll explore and detail the benefits of wood based designs. This article isn’t going to exclusively revolve upon wooden houses, but also the use of wood within designs and construction. Wood is a wondrous material; hopefully you’ll agree upon conclusion of this article. 1. Exceptional Insulator & Energy Saver Some building materials […]

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10 Ways to Add Glitz and Gold to Your Home Interior

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s very likely that your to-do list is shaping up to be rather intense. You want your home to look glamorous and well-decorated for visitors and dinner guests. However, isn’t that what you want year-round—a glitzy, glamorous home?Gold accents are a hot trend right now and we dare […]

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10 Ways to Bring Tudor Architectural Details to your Home

If you’re a fan of romantic movies, children’s fairytales and architecture that feels like it’s right out of your favorite novel, Tudor style homes are probably the epitome of these memories. Tudor architectural details are not necessarily from the Tudor England style of buildings in the 16th century. When most homeowners refer to this style […]

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