Unconventional table light made of plumbing pipes

There is no better way to prove that function is only limited by imagination than perusing the field of objects made of recycled materials. When they are used to create unique light fixtures, the visual appeal of such objects is doubled by the warming presence of light. Here are just a few ideas masterfully put […]

Photo above: Vetrazzo Cobalt Sky recycled glass mix countertop via vetrazzo.com If you want to create a “green” interior for your business or use sustainable products that attract more customers, you have an abundance of options. From furniture and carpets to stunning 3-D printed objects, today’s eco-friendly interior design products won’t leave you disappointed… Click HERE to see our SEPTEMBER newsletter. If you are […]

Today’s opportunities to create an interior using sustainable, renewable or recycled materials are abundant. From choosing eco-friendly furniture made of reclaimed wood or logs already discarded by nature to taking a completely different path and opting for man-made materials in order to save a few trees, the alternatives are embraced by gifted designers who combine […]

Photo above via gizmodo.com The best things in interior (or exterior) design happen when creative minds turn the ordinary into extraordinary by reinventing an everyday object or element of design. Other times, a certain material is used in unexpected ways or a piece of furniture takes surprising (and sometimes amusing) shapes. Here are just a […]

(Photo: materials-inc.com) Even though floors have a big impact on the overall look of an interior space, they are often restricted to typical neutral materials with little personality and no special visual appeal. While neutral materials are the tried-and-true solution for creating versatile spaces, more daring solutions can take an interior from shy to spectacular. […]

Photo above: Mantzalin via contemporist.com Far from being only a background for other elements of decor, sometimes walls become the story. Reinventing the concept by using unexpected materials, shapes or details, designers can turn walls into more than just functional architectural components.  Here are, for instance, the walls designed by Presledek, a Ljubljana-based Slovenian architecture and […]

If good design is functional and visually appealing, great design is also ingenious and unexpected. Especially when it comes to ceilings – often overlooked and impersonal – choosing unique lighting solutions has a powerful impact. In fact, when treated with the attention they deserve, ceilings can turn into the focal point of a room and […]

Creating window displays is not a new art. However, it has nowadays reached new levels of creativity. Good designers turn store windows into their artistic canvas and create spectacular displays regardless of budget limitations. When the budget allows it, windows can become veritable fairy tales that lure customers in. When not, ingenuity more than makes […]

Office Interior Design for Employees Well-being.  The fact that employee satisfaction is critical to the success of any company hardly qualifies as news. However, the consulting and legal firm PwC from Basel, Switzerland, took this concern to a whole new level. As the result of its collaboration with the Swiss architecture and design studio Evolution […]

Atypical food court with bold colors and unique shapes

The interior design of a food court in Seoul, South Korea, has received the stamp of Karim Rashid, the New York-based designer with a penchant for color and bold creations. Under his magic wand, Amoje Food Capital, a cafeteria for the Lotte Department Store, has turned into a buoyant display of color and creativity. This […]

Circular office wall with colorful oversized nature-inspired graphics

Bold wall treatments are a growing trend, and for good reason. Walls offer an ample background for decorative elements that can make a statement and instantly change the vibe and mood of a space. Wall art trends seem to take advantage of it and to lean more and more towards the daring and the original.  […]

Beauty Bakerie Store Front

Cosmetics Store Designer: Mindful Design Consulting Store photos courtesy of Tazz Lighting A San Diego store found a way to mix the fascinating worlds of cosmetics and desserts, and we are the ones behind its interior design. Opening in April this year in Westfield Mission Valley, the Beauty Bakerie cosmetics store has a mouth-watering interior reminiscent of […]

Via wallpaper.com Designer: Neri & Hu All images: wallpaper.com “Brass decor” usually calls to mind images of solid metal items. However, a Shanghai-based design office managed to use brass to create the feeling of transparency and give a five-story space the vibe of a delicate Oriental lantern. Designed by Neri & Hu, the project was completed […]

Designer: Bruzkus Batek All photos: ait-online.de The road to simplicity is usually long and convoluted. Fortunately, contemporary design seems to embrace simplicity, which is one of the main trends in 2017 commercial interior design – and often hard to achieve. Here is a great example of simple yet effective interior office design. Located in Berlin, the […]

Via inhabitat.com and giancarlozema.com Photo above: giancarlozema.com Looks and function are nor the only topics when it comes to quality furniture. More and more important in the eyes of today’s designers is the way furniture is built. Sometimes this comes from a desire to keep the design environmentally friendly, and sometimes it is all about the […]

rustic wood flooring office interior design

Guest blog post by www.luxuryflooringandfurnishings.co.uk Gone are the days of dusty, drab looking carpet tiles being the go-to flooring choice of every office! Recently, as much more focus has been placed on the health and well-being of office workers, there has been a shift in the interior design of office spaces and office flooring has […]

Light foam chair in pink

For those who think that creating furniture means only rehashing old patterns with little room for structural creativity, here are two innovative chairs that may prove otherwise. Both recreate the concept of building a chair by reinventing the “upholstery” in an unexpected way. Photo above: behance.net Designer Frederik Dedik is interested in using folded foam […]

Photo: decornorth.com Many times, the most unassuming pieces of furniture have the greatest visual impact. Take the bar stool, for instance. Without the bulk of an armchair or the multifunctionality of a table, this humble piece of furniture can still become the star of a well-designed interior. Below are only a few examples of bar stools […]

Minimalist furniture with geometric shape

A few very interesting products from Arco da Velha, a Portuguese furniture design brand, speak volumes about the value of simplicity. Designed for both residential and commercial spaces, the collection seems to spring from an interest in minimalism and an appetite for soft lines and fresh color. Here are a few of the Arco da […]

Olala Crepes Branding and Kiosk Design, Liberty Public Market

Interior Designer: Mindful Design Consulting, LLC Branding Designer: Mindful Design Consulting, LLC Photos by Olala Crepes, graphics by Mindful design Consulting We have recently added a new branding and interior design project to our (already hefty) portfolio. This time, it is the Olala Crepes kiosk in the heart of San Diego Liberty Public Market. A […]

Photo above: Luxury 2 Stone Design Module from Lithos Design In 2017, the commercial interior design world will see more innovative solutions in trying to create dramatic interiors that stand out. It will also be the year when a return to nature will continue to push forward materials such as wood and cork. Here are […]

Photo above: bernhardtdesign.com When it comes to furniture, 2017 seems to be the year of an intensified interest in space-saving options, multifunctional qualities, color and a return to nature. Stepping aside for oversized pieces and sleep-inducing neutrals like beige, furniture will be both smart and charismatic. Here are a few things that we will most likely […]

Brass-toned sconce with trendy construction

If light is a critical part of any interior design, it is also a great opportunity for designers to turn functional pieces into works of art. Lighting design trends also say a lot about how people see the spaces of tomorrow. Here are a few ways in which light will be showcased in homes and […]

Photo : Pantone.com Back in 2013, green was being crowned as the color of the year by Pantone. It was a dark green, however, of a nuance that inspired opulence rather than a return to the simple joys of nature. In 2017, green makes a comeback, as Pantone chooses it again as the color of […]

nature inspired store design

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Emmanuelle Moureaux All photos: retaildesignblog.net At the beginning of this year, fashion and Japanese tradition came together in a beautiful display of FURLA’s 2016 Spring Summer collection. Hosted at the Zojoji Temple in Tokyo, the presentation benefitted from the inspired design of Emmanuelle Moureaux, who used the hanami tradition as a starting […]

using mirrors in interior design

Via retaildesignblog.net Architecture: ROW Studio Interior Design: Midori Calvo, Francisco Mota, Jose Manuel Garin All photos: Sófocles Hernández How do you turn a dark, humid semi basement into a vibrant space and a point of attraction for service consumers? Apparently, the answer lies in a combination of colors, planes and mirrors. At least this is […]

colorful hotel interior design

Via retaildesignblog.net Interior Architecture and Design: In Situ Design Interior Design: Lilian B Interiors Paintings: William Engel All photos: Eric Laignel and Eric Striffler via retaildesignblog.net Sometimes, color is not just an aesthetic addition to a space, but an integral part of the space itself. Created by In Situ Design together with Lilian B Interiors, […]

colorful shelves in store design

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Emmanuelle Moureaux All photos: Daisuke Shima / Nacása & Partners via retaildesignblog.net Colorful interiors are often lighthearted spaces, defined by a sense of playfulness and surprise. But colors can be an excellent way to bring order to a space by dividing it chromatically. The CORAZYs store in Tokyo, Japan, is a beautiful […]

Colorful Wood Floors in Interior Design

Via trendhunter.com Designer: Alma-nac All photos: Jack Hobhouse via trendhunter.com A quirky design project seems to prove that parquet flooring and bright colors are not mutually exclusive. When renovating the Basing Street Rooms building in London, the architecture firm Alma-nac chose vibrant colors and an unexpected way to incorporate them into the design to give […]

Bold Color Combination in Office Design

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Ippolito Fleitz Group All photos: Zooey Braun via retaildesignblog.net The role of colors in interior design is not only aesthetic, but they are sometimes used to create a metaphor and suggest an idea. Designed by Ippolito Fleitz Group, the Panama office in Stuttgart, Germany, uses colors to imply a sense of adventure […]