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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.

Sails Park Benches by Félix Guyon

By • Apr 13, 2014

Sails Park Benches by Félix Guyon (4)

Canadian Designer Félix Guyon of Les Ateliers Guyon was asked by the Municipality of Verchères, his native village, to create a monument honoring the founding families of Vercheres in 1670.

Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, this urban structure, inspired by wind and water, transports us into a history that is as collective as it is personal.

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Loja Fernando Jaeger by SuperLimão Studio

By • Jan 18, 2014

Loja Fernando Jaeger is a project designed by SuperLimão Studio.

It is located in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Casa Cor 2013 by Gisele Taranto Architecture

By • Dec 3, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This project was completed by Gisele Taranto Architecture as part of the Casa Cor Rio competition of 2013.

The space is chic and trendy, with plenty of art and decorative accessories to add character and personality.

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Casa Cor ES 2013 by Rafael Simonazzi and Nildo Moro

By • Nov 5, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This space was designed by Rafael Simonazzi and Nildo Moro for Casa Cor Espírito Santo 2013.

Casa Cor is an interior design showcase held in various cities in the Americas annually, beginning in 1987.

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Waanders In de Broeren by BK. Architecten

By • Oct 10, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Waanders In de Broeren is a unique project located in Zwolle, The Netherlands, and completed by BK. Architecten.

Much like this project previously featured on HomeDSGN, Waanders In de Broeren makes use of an abandoned cathedral to house a contemporary bookstore.

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L’Oasis D’Aboukir by Patrick Blanc

By • Oct 7, 2013 •  Selected Work 

L’Oasis D’Aboukir is a project completed by Patrick Blanc and located in Paris, France.

The vertical garden decorates the façade of a historic building in the heart of the city, and features 7,600 plants from 237 different species.

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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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