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30 Floor-to-Ceiling Windows Flooding Interiors with Natural Light

30 Floor-to-Ceiling Windows Flooding Interiors with Natural Light

We can experience the sky’s exclusive colors, the gradual change in tones of the leaves, roaring waves crushing on the boulders nearby, the bustling city life, sparkling harbor lights, every corner this earth has to offer – and we can e.. Read More →

How To Incorporate Marble Into Your Interior Design

How To Incorporate Marble Into Your Interior Design

A marble island will give the room a sleek look. Image Via: Abruzzo Kitchen & Bath In the past few decades, marble has fallen by the wayside in interior design. Odds are that when you picture marble as a design element, you have visions of larg.. Read More →

Fresh Find: Wrap Bench

Fresh Find: Wrap Bench

Wrap Bench | CB2 Available at cb2.com Every room, no matter how traditional, needs a splash of organic to keep things from getting too heavy. We love this au naturel ’70s moment created by the Wrap Bench ($399) by CB2. This is one of those piece.. Read More →

How Workspace Design Affects Workflow

How Workspace Design Affects Workflow

The world of corporate office design is rapidly changing. Image Via: Geremia Design Running a business is no easy task. At any given moment, there are a thousand different decisions to be made. As the boss, not only is it your responsibility to mak.. Read More →

How To Balance Comfort and Style In Your Home

How To Balance Comfort and Style In Your Home

The best spaces give equal consideration to comfort and style. Image Via: Linda McDougald Design As regular readers of design sites like Freshome, it should come as no surprise that many of us consider pleasing aesthetics to a be an essential compo.. Read More →

Save the Dates: Best Modern and Architectural Home Tours for 2018

Save the Dates: Best Modern and Architectural Home Tours for 2018

Are you a design voyeur? If you wonder what’s inside when you walk or drive by a home or apartment building, you’ll be pleased to know that there are architectural home tours throughout the country, which let you enter the best examples o.. Read More →

Moving Essentials: 4 Easy Tips to Help You Downsize During a Move

Moving Essentials: 4 Easy Tips to Help You Downsize During a Move

Moving is the perfect time to downsize, regardless of your reasons for doing so. Some people choose to downsize to save money on rent or their mortgage. Others have become overwhelmed by the clutter. Some people move from a suburban area with large h.. Read More →

Decorating With Color: Shop Plum and Wine Decorating Ideas for a Cozy Nest

Decorating With Color: Shop Plum and Wine Decorating Ideas for a Cozy Nest

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. The latest rich hues of plums, wines and berries are a vibrant way to warm up your neutral space for the holidays... Read More →

Wallpaper is Back! These Are the 2017 Wallpaper Trends You Need to Check Out

Wallpaper is Back! These Are the 2017 Wallpaper Trends You Need to Check Out

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. Wallpaper is back — and there’s no limit to where it can go. Image: Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects Bel.. Read More →

The Beginner’s Guide to Removable Wallpaper

The Beginner’s Guide to Removable Wallpaper

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.  You may have heard about the removable wallpaper trend and be curious about it. What is it? How does it work? Is i.. Read More →

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

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

Try one of these Christmas tablescape ideas to spice up your holiday entertaining. Image: Rikki Snyder 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 p.. Read More →

Fresh Find: Firefly II Pendant Light

Fresh Find: Firefly II Pendant Light

Firefly II Pendant Light | CB2 Click here to buy at cb2.com The Firefly II Pendant Light from CB2 ($299) is sure to put a twinkle in your eye — or at least your dinner party. Whether your style is industrial, modern or somewhere in between, thi.. Read More →

Why Everyone Needs to Make Their Home Green

Why Everyone Needs to Make Their Home Green

It’s time to get back to nature and try living a greener, more sustainable lifestyle. Here is how you can make your home green. Image Source: Yellowstone Traditions It’s time to get back to nature. Can’t you sense that the world i.. Read More →

Learn How to Hang Wall Art the Right Way Every Time

Learn How to Hang Wall Art the Right Way Every Time

Correctly hung artwork is the finishing touch of any successful design. Image: Marie Flanigan Interiors 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 .. Read More →

Freshome’s Bookcase Buying Guide

Freshome’s Bookcase Buying Guide

Image: Joel Dessaules Design Bookcases are among the most useful pieces of furniture you’ll ever own. They not only organize your collection of novels, but also serve as a place to display art and accent pieces. By adding a few bins or baskets, t.. Read More →

Say Hello to Japandi (The Minimalist Design Trend You’ve Been Waiting For)

Say Hello to Japandi (The Minimalist Design Trend You’ve Been Waiting For)

Japandi is one of 2017’s coolest style trends. Image: Powda Constructions Sometimes two styles are better than one. Japandi, one of 2017’s coolest design trends, is absolute proof of that. This hybrid aesthetic combines the modern-rusti.. Read More →

The Best 2018 International Home Design Shows Open to the Public

The Best 2018 International Home Design Shows Open to the Public

Some of the best home design ideas are only available to industry experts. Trade fairs are conducted secretly and away from view from most of us. By the time we find out about the latest trend, it may be when it’s on the store shelves. But ther.. Read More →

What’s Your Interior Design Style? Ask These Questions to Identify Your Aesthetic

What’s Your Interior Design Style? Ask These Questions to Identify Your Aesthetic

Here’s how to figure out your interior design style once and for all. Image: helsingHouse Fastighetsmäklare Before you can start any design project, you need to have some sort of inspiration in mind. If you’re fully aware of which desi.. Read More →

Mid-Century Modern Small Kitchen Design Ideas You’ll Want to Steal

Mid-Century Modern Small Kitchen Design Ideas You’ll Want to Steal

Mid-century modern has never been more popular. And that’s because homeowners and renters want a modern style that’s also warm and full of personality. Add mid-century modern elements to your small kitchen design ideas to enlarge and brig.. Read More →

Here’s How to Put Together the Perfect Nursery Design for Your Bundle of Joy

Here’s How to Put Together the Perfect Nursery Design for Your Bundle of Joy

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.  Don’t let putting together the perfect nursery design be one of your parenting worries. Image: Marie Flani.. Read More →

10 Architectural Photography Tips To Get The Ultimate Shot

10 Architectural Photography Tips To Get The Ultimate Shot

Although there are a lot of factors that play into getting the ultimate shot — some controllable and some not — there are a few tips you should know before you even begin. Image Source: Landor Architectural photography, whether classic .. Read More →

How to Make Your Home Stand Out to Buyers

How to Make Your Home Stand Out to Buyers

Staging your home requires perfection. Image Source: Platinum Series Homes There are plenty of typical things to do before listing your home for sale — cleaning, de-cluttering, staging, and so on. We all know of these obvious tasks, but what are .. Read More →

Why Green Design Companies are Overhauling the Home Industry

Why Green Design Companies are Overhauling the Home Industry

Green designers are ready to show you what they can do. Image Via: Niche Interiors For years, the idea of building and designing green spaces only held popularity within certain niche interest groups – agriculturalists, tourism-driven communities.. Read More →

15 Home Design Trends That Rocked 2016

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.. Read More →

Fresh Find: Illusion Side Table

Fresh Find: Illusion Side Table

Illusion Side Table | Essey Click here to buy at amazon.com No, you’re not seeing things. Yes, you really can buy this. The Essey Illusion Side Table ($270) might be the coolest use of clear acrylic that we’ve seen used in furniture design. T.. Read More →

What Is Wabi-Sabi Design? Your New Favorite 2018 Interior Design Trend

What Is Wabi-Sabi Design? Your New Favorite 2018 Interior Design Trend

Get ready to embrace wabi-sabi design, your new favorite zen trend. Image: Black and Milk | Interior Design | London 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 pag.. Read More →

Why Neutral Colors Are Best

Why Neutral Colors Are Best

There are a lot of reasons to use neutrals in your interior design. image Source: Jamesthomas, LLC Do you think neutral colors are boring? We are going to debunk the myth that bold is better. Of course, there is always room for pops of color in you.. Read More →

Freshome Gift Guide: Contemporary Gifts for the Design Minimalist

Freshome Gift Guide: Contemporary Gifts for the Design Minimalist

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. Our contemporary gifts roundup is for the design minimalist. The contemporary design fan prefers items that are clea.. Read More →

Here’s Your Definitive Guide to 2017 Dining Room Trends

Here’s Your Definitive Guide to 2017 Dining Room 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.  Use these 2017 dining room trends to give your interiors a fresh look. Image: Godrich Interiors Shop a similar l.. Read More →

How to Pull off Cozy Minimalism: A Perfect Blend of Two Opposing Styles

How to Pull off Cozy Minimalism: A Perfect Blend of Two Opposing Styles

Cozy minimalism is everywhere these days. We’ll show you why. Image: Studio Morton Does “cozy minimalism” sounds like an oxymoron? If you think it does, you’re not alone. However, this intriguing home décor style is a s.. Read More →

Why Home Automation is Essential for Energy Efficiency

Why Home Automation is Essential for Energy Efficiency

Home automation is no longer reserved for the extremely wealthy or the tech lover. Image Source: Unique Stone It once seemed like something from science fiction, but home automation technology is here—and it may be the key to maximizing your .. Read More →

Fresh Find: Half Moon Ink Diptych

Fresh Find: Half Moon Ink Diptych

Half Moon Ink Diptych | West Elm Available at westelm.com It can be difficult to find quality art from national brands; there’s a lot of generic stuff out there that looks cool when you buy it but leaves you feeling kind of empty. So we were th.. Read More →

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern Home

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern 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. While the traditional philosophy to furniture shopping required a visit to brick and mortar furniture stores to tes.. Read More →

These Are 5 Easy Home Maintenance Tasks That Will Save You Money

These Are 5 Easy Home Maintenance Tasks That Will Save You Money

These days, everyone is looking to save money wherever they can. However, if you look around your house, it’s likely that there are home maintenance tasks that you’ve been putting off fixing and, in the meantime, are costing you your hard.. Read More →

August Is National Curb Appeal Month! Here Are 4 Small Changes That Will Leave Your Yard Feeling Fresh

August Is National Curb Appeal Month! Here Are 4 Small Changes That Will Leave Your Yard Feeling Fresh

August is National Curb Appeal Month! It’s the perfect time to give your home’s exterior a refresh. With that in mind, we’ve brought you four fresh curb appeal ideas to help you celebrate. The ideas below are small changes that can .. Read More →

Fresh Picks: Best Modern Coffee Tables

Fresh Picks: Best Modern Coffee Tables

Image: CB2 Coffee table, cocktail table, occasional table … there aren’t many pieces of furniture that have multiple names and uses. When you consider how important (and functional) a great modern coffee table is to a living room, it.. Read More →

10 Smart New Kitchen Products to Buy in 2016

10 Smart New Kitchen Products to Buy in 2016

Stock your kitchen with some new products for the new year. Image: Gail Owens Photography The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start. Why not start with the kitchen? Kitchen innovations are always popping up on the market, so we scour.. Read More →

Closet Organization Tips from the Freshome Team

Closet Organization Tips from the Freshome Team

Want a gorgeous closet? Use these closet organization tips. Image: Africa Studio/Shutterstock 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.  Maybe you’re.. Read More →

How To Heat Your Home While Staying Green

How To Heat Your Home While Staying Green

There are some surprising ways to heat your home while saving some green and being green. Image Source: Pearson Design Group We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links or.. Read More →

Top International Design Week Events of 2016

Top International Design Week Events of 2016

Image: Stockholm Design Week There are certain times during the year when home-design trendsetters convene to display (or buy) the latest products and styles. Known collectively as international design week, these events host visitors from around t.. Read More →

The Most Important Items for Any Kitchen

The Most Important Items for Any Kitchen

What room in your home could you absolutely not live without? With the exception of perhaps the bathroom, no room matters more to your family’s comfort at home than the kitchen. This room is often the heart of the home. And even if you don̵.. Read More →

What Does Your Home Say About You?

What Does Your Home Say About You?

What does this room tell you about the owner? Your walls can talk without saying a word. Image Source: Susan Hoffman Are you adventurous? Well-travelled? Creative? These are personality traits that, in a sense, can be written on your walls. So, wha.. Read More →

How to Balance out Those Trendy, Bold Colors in Your Interior Design

How to Balance out Those Trendy, Bold Colors in Your Interior Design

There’s no getting around it. Bold colors are in – and they look like they’re here to stay. That said, these shades can be tricky to handle when it actually comes down to putting a design together. That’s where we come in. We̵.. Read More →

10 of the Most Stunning New Light Fixtures

10 of the Most Stunning New Light Fixtures

MAISON&OBJET Paris, Stockholm Furniture Fair and Fiera Milano represent some of the top furniture, accessory and lighting fairs in Europe. The best contemporary designs are introduced during these fairs, and lighting designers didn’t disappoint.. Read More →

Why Minimalist Interiors Are Good For You

Why Minimalist Interiors Are Good For You

Did you ever consider the idea that your home could be increasing your stress levels? There are many reasons why a minimalist home is a happy home. Image Source: World Architecture News There’s no place like home. At least that’s what w.. Read More →

10 Amazing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Styles

10 Amazing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Styles

Modern kitchens have clean lines and inventive spaces such as these geometric upper cabinets. Image Source: Decoration0 The kitchen is truly the heart of the home — we know, it’s a cliche, but only because it’s true. Think of the last big par.. Read More →

Decorating with Metallics for a Shiny and Bright Christmas

Decorating with Metallics for a Shiny and Bright Christmas

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. Christmas is a time of gatherings, celebration and nesting because, “Baby, it’s cold outside.” So .. Read More →

How Architects Take Advantage of The Golden Ratio

How Architects Take Advantage of The Golden Ratio

Check out why architects love the golden ratio. Image Via: Priester’s Custom Contracting, LLC When you really think about it, one of the coolest facets of architecture is the ability to have buildings be so different – so varied in terms of.. Read More →

Defining a Style Series: What Is Shabby Chic Design?

Defining a Style Series: What Is Shabby Chic Design?

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. Shabby chic is the perfect mix of pulled together and carefree. Image: Ellie Lillstrom Photography Recreate this l.. Read More →