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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.

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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Christmas Tree 2.0 in Brussels

By • Dec 5, 2012 •  Selected Work 

We recently stopped by at the Grand-Place in Brussels to take some shots of the electronic Christmas Tree that debuted on November 30th and will remain until the end of the year.

Replacing the traditional pine tree, this 2.0 Christmas tree has created some controversy with people calling it “an attack on Christmas due to values and traditions.”

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NEW Hotel by Campana Brothers

By • Nov 22, 2012

NEW Hotel is the first ever hotel project of award winning designer duo, Fernando and Humberto Campana of Campana Brothers.

Owned by YES! Hotels and located near Constitution Square in downtown Athens, Greece, the NEW hotel is a 79-room establishment, where every public space and every floor has been creatively renewed to include remnants of the former Olympic Palace Hotel.

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5 Star Hotel Principe Forte Dei Marmi (Video)

By • Nov 19, 2012

Principe Forte dei Marmi is located on the Tuscan coast in Italy, just 38 minutes from Pisa, 36 minutes from Lucca and 1 hour and a half from Florence, offering spectacular views of the ocean and the Apuane Alps.

The 28 room hotel is set in the ideal location for exploring the Tuscan Riviera and is also a stone’s throw away from the major landmarks of the region.

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The Opposite House Hotel by Kengo Kuma

By • Nov 5, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Tokyo-based studio Kengo Kuma has designed the Opposite House, the first hotel by Swire Hotels located on Sanlitun Street in the center of Beijing, China.

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One Taste Holistic Health Club by Crox International

By • Oct 20, 2012

Shangai-based studio Crox International has recently completed the One Taste Holistic Health Club in Hangzhou, the capital and largest city of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China.

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The Club Hotel by Ministry of Design

By • Sep 25, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Ministy of Design, architectural firm with bases in Singapore and Bejing, have designed The Club Hotel.

Each of the 22 rooms in this chic, boutique hotel offers its own unique layout and interior design. The hotel is located in Singapore.

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Microsoft’s Vienna Headquarters by INNOCAD Architektur

By • Jul 16, 2012 •  Selected Work 

INNOCAD Architektur has designed Microsoft’s new headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

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