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Not all design inspiration comes from private homes and apartments. Public spaces, which are often created by top architects and designers, offer a wealth of stylish décor and design ideas for your own home. HomeDSGN brings you an array of hotels, office buildings and other public environments that feature stunning interior design elements, alluring ambiance and innovative lighting. With a little imagination, these elements can be incorporated into any home interior design.

Proyecto Contêiner by H²O Arquitetura

By • Sep 20, 2013

Proyecto Contêiner was created by H²O Arquitetura, and it is located in Tatuapé, São Paulo, Brazil.

Covered in graffiti, the structure feels both like a piece of architecture and a piece of urban art.

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The Exbury Egg by SPUD Group and PAD Studio

By • Aug 31, 2013

The Exbury Egg is a project completed by SPUD Group and PAD Studio and it is located in Exbury, a village in Hampshire, England.

Its curious design makes it look like something out of a fairy tale, and it is design to make as small an impact on the environment as possible.

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Dovecote Studio by Haworth Tompkins

By • Jul 14, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Dovecote Studio is located in Snape, England and was designed by Haworth Tompkins.

Located on the campus of Snape Maltings, a renown music school, the project makes innovative use of the long-standing ruins of a very old building.

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The Bates Motel Suite by Egue y Seta

By • Jul 5, 2013

The Bates Motel Suite was created in 2011 by Egue y Seta for CasaDecor, an Interior Design exposition which was held in Barcelona, Spain that year.

The space is inspired by the films of the American director Alfred Hitchcock, and it is named after Norman Bates, the protagonist from Psycho.

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Vuelta a Empezar by Egue y Seta

By • Jun 21, 2013

Vuelta a Empezar is a project completed by Egue y Seta, part of the Casa Decor 2010 held in Barcelona, Spain.

It is a suite based on the idea of the Garden of Eden, as represented by the hanging vines, and great number of plants and red apples strewn throughout the space.

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Daeyang Gallery and House by Steven Holl Architects

By • Jun 9, 2013

Steven Holl Architects designed Daeyang Gallery and House, located in Seoul, South Korea.

The home, with its simple lines, glass walls, and mixture of rust-colored copper panels and concrete, is a work of art unto itself.

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Don Café House by Innarch

By • May 28, 2013

In 2013, Innarch created this contemporary interior for the Don Coffee Company in Pristina, Kosovo.

It was constructed from 1365 pieces of specially cut and formed plywood to create the impression of being inside a crumpled bag of coffee beans.

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A Showroom in Kiev by A-partment

By • May 21, 2013

This showroom was set up in Kiev, Ukraine by the design studio A-partment.

The spaces take the viewer through an eclectic journey, each section showing a different style and with materials used in imaginative and spectacular ways.

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PARKROYAL on Pickering by WOHA

By • May 20, 2013 •  Selected Work 

PARKROYAL on Pickering is a 2013 project by WOHA located in Singapore, Singapore.

This glossy hotel is complemented by tropical sky-gardens and wave-like precast concrete that have been integrated throughout the exterior and public areas to create a power-play between organic and inorganic aesthetics.

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Sportplaza Mercator by VenhoevenCS

By • May 5, 2013

This modern recreation center by VenhoevenCS is located in a culturally diverse area of Jan van Galenstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

It is a place were the citizens of Jan van Galenstraat can exercise, socialize, and even find employment.

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Hong Kong Skyscraper Photos By Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze

By • Apr 26, 2013 •  Selected Work 

The French photographer and graphic artist Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze created Vertical Horizon as a photographic journey between the buildings of Hong Kong.

The project is “a deep immersion into the city’s thick atmospheres and a visual record of its wildly diverse built environment.

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Trampoline Bridge Concept by Atelier Zündel Cristea

By • Mar 19, 2013 •  Selected Work 

French architectural firm Atelier Zündel Cristea designed this Trampoline Bridge concept for a client and targets at the competition named “A Bridge in Paris”.

The trampoline bridge has three huge inflatable PVC floats attached by ropes to cross the Seine near to the existing Bir-Hakeim Bridge.

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Adriana Varejão Gallery by Tacoa Arquitetos

By • Mar 9, 2013

The Adriana Varejão Gallery, located in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil, was constructed by Tacoa Arquitetos.

The gallery was attached to the Inhotim Centro de Arte Contemporânea in 2004-2008 to house works by the Rio de Janeiro native.

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Edition Richmond Presentation Center by Cecconi Simone Inc.

By • Feb 23, 2013

The Edition Richmond Presentation Center, located in Toronto, Canada, was created in 2012 to inform visitors about “Edition Richmond,” a nearby townhome community.

Designed by Cecconi Simone Inc., the space, every inch of which covered by a layer of white paint, mixes the functionality of the structure as an information center with the feel of an art gallery.

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The Barnes Foundation by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

By • Feb 9, 2013

In spring of 2012, the Barnes Foundation welcomed the public with the opening of a new building designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.

Set against the backdrop of downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, the museum features a collection of impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modern works arranged by form and subject rather than style or period.

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Gallery House by Lekker Design

By • Dec 22, 2012

Lekker Design created this contemporary building in 2012 for a client located in Singapore.

In addition to serving as a private residence, the structure houses an art gallery which can be accessed by the public through a separate entrance.

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25Hours Hotel in Zürich

By • Dec 19, 2012

Zürich-based studio Alfredo Häberli Design Development designed the 25Hours Hotel in Zürich, Switzerland, in collaboration with Aeberli Vega Zanghi Architekten.

The 126 room hotel opened its doors last November in the former industrial neighborhood of Zurich West, which is now home to the highest building and the largest multiplex cinema in the country.

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