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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.

This Wonderful Remodeling of an Office Building will Make you Want to Renovate Yours

By • Dec 20, 2017

These modern offices belonging to the group BUONGIORNO.IT! _NTT DOCOMO GROUP, Mobile technologies, were renovated by the architectural firm of Cristiana Vannini, a Florentine by birth and Milanese by adoption, and her team of professionals which includes the architects Alessandra Spaltini and Enrico Muccio, and whose firm focuses on private houses, workplaces, hospitality, and various other architectural fields, from refurbishment of rural architecture to interiors in the city of Milan, Italy.

Modern reception area filled with natural light
Modern reception in earthy tones

Located in the city center, the early 1900s historical building that hosts the company has been completely renovated to give a new and dynamic twist to the interiors, creating and defining Buongiorno’s corporate image.

Brown and beige reception furniture
Modern hanging lamps
Modern kitchen area
Brown and beige kitchen area

The project includes common spaces and working areas. On the ground floor are located the reception, a modern and elegant space that will give a first impression to their prospective and future clients, and a multifunctional area.

It also has a cafeteria area that can be converted into a meeting room, depending on the needs of the team.

On the higher levels are located large open spaces, meeting rooms, and private offices, alternated with common spaces like coffee-points and telephone booth areas.

Nobody can doubt the wonderful change that this old construction has undergone.

Kitchen in beige with steel electric appliances
Dining area and modern kitchen
Modern entrance in shades of brown and beige
Corridor with telephone areas
Modern office
Modern and spacious office areas
Modern offices in shades of black and white
Meeting areas
Large meeting room
Dining and relaxation area
Kitchen with coffee area
Rest area
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Fantastic Hotel Five-Star located in Palma de Mallorca, Spain

By • Dec 15, 2017

This ravishing five-star hotel is located in Palma de Mallorca on the Spanish island of Mallorca, one of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. It’s known for beach resorts, as well as its exciting and vibrant night life.

Hotel’s façade
Marvelous terraces with fine furniture

The building, which dates all the way back to the 19th century, was recently renovated and restored, and now consists of over 42 fantastic rooms and suites.

Marvelous terraces with fine furniture
Marvelous terraces with fine furniture

With excellent terraces in the exterior, which clearly invite the occupants to enjoy its magnificent beach climate, this hotel has a luxurious interior clearly reflected in its extravagant interior design, as well as in its moldings, which give it a unique touch of sobriety.

Terraces with a pool

With high ceilings with beautiful decorations, large styled staircases, and glass doors that allow the natural light to seep into the rooms and fill all four corners, there is no doubt that it has more than earned its status as a five-star hotel.

It has luxurious restaurants that offer only the most exquisite cuisines on its menu, and bars that allow the occupants to take a moment’s rest at the end of the day.

Luxurious reception area
Luxurious reception area
Luxurious reception area
Common resting areas for the guests
Common resting areas for the guests
Luxurious dining area
Luxurious dining area
Bar area
Bar area

The large and comfortable bedrooms have been decorated with a very luxurious style, maintaining that which is present in the remainder of the areas.

At dusk, the terraces offer beautiful corners where the occupants may take their seats and enjoy the sunset in wonderful company.

Bedrooms decorated in earthen colors
Bedrooms decorated in earthen colors
Bedrooms with a balcony
Bedrooms decorated in earthen colors
Bedrooms decorated in earthen colors
Bedrooms decorated in earthen colors
Bedrooms decorated in earthen colors
Bedrooms with a balcony
Bedrooms with a balcony
Bedrooms with a balcony
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Spa and massages area
Beautiful terrace with a view.
Beautiful terrace with a view.
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Takeru Shoji Architects Built a Unique Building in Niigata Prefecture, Japan

By • Dec 14, 2017

What do you do when you can’t decide whether you want to build in an urban or suburban area? You do what Takeru Shoji Architects did and take up residence somewhere like Chuo Ward, an area where the city center gradually gives way to the suburbs.

Exterior of the building
Interior with large plants

Located in the Niigata Prefecture, Japan, this home – so-called Wow!Sta. – was completed in 2015, and covers a total area of 258 meters squared. The building has the advantage of being only a couple of blocks away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life, while also enjoying the quiet solitude of the street upon which it sits. Its wooden shutter-like walls add to this by mixing a sense of privacy with an inviting sense of exposure. The structure has three different levels, each with a distinct purpose.

Balconies with wooden curtains
Drinks area

The first serves as a restaurant, done in a modern style and mixing wood with concrete. Touches of green in the form of plants dot the space, allowing nature to join the fun.

Bar area with nearby tables
Kitchen area with a view

The second level is an office space, wide and luminous, with wooden floors and minimalist lighting, which emphasizes its functional style.

The third level holds a multipurpose rental space which includes a kitchen and a bathroom, and which enjoys the added benefit of an outdoor area.

Working area equipped with tables and chairs
Bathroom
Exterior view of the building
Exterior view of the street
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Spectacular Offices in Melbourne, Australia designed by Bates Smart Architects

By • Dec 12, 2017

These sophisticated and elegant offices belonging to law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth are located in the city of Melbourne, Australia. They occupy four floors in the innovative and unique central building at 567 Collins Street. We’ll find spectacular views over the Melbourne skyline through the glass walls that go from the floor to the ceiling, creating a unique space.

Views of the spectacular interior of the offices
Views of the spectacular interior of the offices

Steel beams extend from the ceiling to the floor, framing the ten meter high staircase. They are lined with LEDs to provide focused lighting on the staircase and the surrounding space.
This wonderful design was created by the firm Bates Smart Architects in 2015.

Lights on the stairs
Wonderful rest areas

The expert team at Bates Smart Architects meticulously rebuilt elegant spaces with a multitude of refined details. Electrolight had to make sure that his work resulted in clean lines, as well as elegant and subtle forms. A deep level of planning and coordination between Bates Smart and Electrolight was necessary for light placement, concealment and performance.

Wonderful rest areas

Lighting designers worked with a mixture of color temperatures to distinguish each space and its functionality. Cooler temperatures are used in the meeting rooms, combined with warmer colors throughout the casual entertainment areas and creating a relaxed and sophisticated atmosphere in the reception area.

Meeting area
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Furniture Store Located in Tolmezzo, Italy by Ceschia e Mentil Architetti Associati

By • Dec 11, 2017

This furniture store, which is located in Tolmezzo, in the province of Udine, in Italy, was designed by Mentil Federico from the architectural firm Ceschia e Mentil Architetti Associati in 2005.

Exhibition area enclosed in glass
Exterior halls

The lot, measuring a total of 110 square meters, had been previously used as a warehouse deposit for a small shop from the 1970s. A first intervention turned it into a commercial space dedicated to the sale of products to complement bathroom furniture. A second intervention expanded its size.

Exterior halls
Exhibition area enclosed in glass

The need for an exposition space for the different pieces of furniture, in particular for the wood fireplaces, suggests to clients a new expansion that will be built beside the warehouse previously mentioned, in a lot formerly occupied by a parking lot. The wishes of the client were to create a new space that would communicate through the creation of window exhibitions.

External exhibition area
External exhibition area

The plane is broken, in a way, by a small space open to the sky, which can be observed through two windows opposite. There, a small garden grants the air life and floor, while at the same time dividing the space in two – into the furniture exhibition with a reception and meeting area, and into a visualization area.

External exhibition area
External exhibition area
Fireplace
Fireplace
Fireplace
External exhibition area
Chair exhibition
Chair exhibition
Office area
View from the second level
Dining
Exterior view through glass walls
Exterior view through glass walls
Exterior view through glass walls
Exterior view through glass walls
Exterior view through glass walls
Exterior view through glass walls
Exterior view through glass walls
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Office Located in Bangkok, Thailand, With an Entire Interior Space is Distributed Across Five Floors, Plus a Roof Terrace

By • Dec 11, 2017

Dplus Intertrade Head Office is an office design project completed by Pure Architect in 2017. The offices are located in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, known in English as Bangkok, Thailand, and cover a sprawling total ground area of 1,600 square meters.

Exterior view of the modern Offices with wooden floors
Exterior view of the modern Offices with wooden floors

The entire interior space is distributed across five floors, plus a roof terrace. Dplus Intertrade, a Thai electronic accessory trading company, aimed to re-brand, and thus re-energize teams with the intention of moving forward as a family in order to renew employees’ quality of life through a renovation project.

Modern reception made in White marble
Modern reception made in White marble

The interior décor is dominated by the color blue, which is the Dplus Intertrade company color, thus giving it a strong company identity. Additionally, red, yellow, orange, and green were used in order to imbue it with a sense of cheerfulness and entertainment. Wooden surfaces and white furnishings are used throughout the spaces, making each room and hall feel luminous and bright. Upon entrance, we’re met with a stark white lobby with a marble counter, emphasizing its elegance and modernity above all else.

Modern reception made in White marble
Modern interior with electric blue walls

The office spaces are distributed with an open office design in mind, instead of with cubicles or individual offices. Such a design allows for ease of communication between employees and emphasizes the strong teamwork dynamic of modern day companies.

Modern interior with electric blue walls
Modern interior with electric blue walls
Modern interior with electric blue walls
Modern interior with electric blue walls
Modern and spacious offices
Modern and spacious offices
Modern and spacious offices
Modern and spacious offices
Modern and spacious offices
Modern and spacious offices
Modern and spacious offices
Modern and spacious offices
Modern and spacious offices
Nocturnal view
Nocturnal view
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Stylish Hotel Located in Tbilisi, Georgia with a Sleek and Sophisticated Interior

By • Dec 8, 2017

The Grove Design Hotel, a stylish hotel located in Tbilisi, Georgia, was designed by the Laboratory of Architecture #3, an architectural firm also based in the Georgian capital. Completed in 2017, the hotel covers a total ground area of 2,500 square meters. The hotel building stands out from its surroundings, due to the materials used for its construction, as well as for its height and architectural style, making it the center of attention. It stands on the verge between a neighboring group of high office buildings and lower historical housing units, creating a bridge between these two worlds with its architectural model.

Exterior view of the structure
Exterior view of the structure
Interior view of the unique and modern spaces

The interior is sleek and sophisticated, with floors of polished concrete and steel pieces that reflect the light from the minimalist fixtures that dot the ceiling. The furnishings are modern and almost sculptural in quality, defining the personality and character of the interior in a stylish and artistic way. No two rooms are exactly the same, creating a sense of individuality for each space within the cohesion that characterizes the interior of the building as a whole.

Interior view of the unique and modern spaces
Interior view of the unique and modern spaces
Interior view of the unique and modern spaces

The bedrooms are almost futuristic, providing every comfort for the visiting guests while also granting them an experience that they will not soon forget.

Interior view of the unique and modern spaces
Interior view of the unique and modern spaces
Interior view of the unique and modern spaces
Interior view of the unique and modern spaces
Modern, luxurious bedrooms with every comfort
Modern, luxurious bedrooms with every comfort
Night view of the structure
Night view of the structure
Night view of the structure
Night view of the structure
Night view of the structure
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Industrial Style Restaurant Redesigned by Studio Mabb in Monza, Italy

By • Dec 7, 2017

This marvelous restaurant, with a marked industrial style, is located at Monza, a city in the north of Italy, next to the river Lambro, about 20 km northeast of downtown Milan and a few steps from the historic center.

Main facade of the restaurant
Interior of the restaurant in shades of dark gray
Interior of the restaurant in shades of dark gray

Formerly a hat factory, it was astonishingly remodeled by architectural firm Studio Mabb and its professionals Sara Magnone, Riccardo Belinci, and Andrea Baselli in 2017. The bar area, which contains the cellar, was completely covered with ceramic tiles that create an amazing set of reflections and ensure the unmatched beauty of the surfaces.

Details
Interior of the restaurant in shades of dark gray

The walls of the rooms show the old bricks, which date back to the beginning of the year 800, and create an interesting and perfect combination of styles. The lamps hang from the high ceiling and fall on each space creating warm and soft atmospheres that invite to enjoy it sharing with family or friends.

Interior of the restaurant in shades of dark gray
Interior of the restaurant in shades of dark gray
Interior with hanging lamps detail

On some walls, you can see a composition of lights, made with a mixture of strings and brass discs, that illuminate the space with an almost theatrical flavor. Trays containing herbs that form a sort of vertical garden also come down from the ceiling, these have been carefully selected and are used by the cook.

Interior with hanging lamps detail
Interior of the restaurant in shades of dark gray
Interior of the restaurant in shades of dark gray
Interior of the restaurant in shades of dark gray
Living rooms with painted brick walls
Living rooms with painted brick walls
Living rooms with painted brick walls
Set of lamps installed on the brick wall
Set of lamps installed on the brick wall
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Futuristic Design with Curved Shapes of an Impressive Building in Central Business District of Beijing, China

By • Dec 5, 2017

Chaoyang Park Plaza, a 120 meter high mixed use development rising in the Central Business District of Beijing, China, is almost nearing completion. The buildings contain over 120,000 square meters of commercial, office, and residential space, as well as sprawling public gardens. The project has been carried out by the Chinese architectural firm MAD architects.

Impressive view of tall and futuristic constructions
Impressive view of tall and futuristic constructions
Impressive view of tall and futuristic constructions

The architectural design of the buildings, with their organic yet futuristic curved shapes, is heavily influenced by the mountainous landscape of China, often depicted in traditional Chinese shan shui scenic paintings. The structures are also slightly asymmetric, just as no two mountains look exactly the same. The ridges that run all over their surface are meant to imitate the effects of erosion or other forces of nature. These not only add to the beauty of the structures, but also serve to enhance their verticality, as well as facilitate the addition of a ventilation and filtration system that draws air inside.

Impressive view of tall and futuristic constructions
Impressive view of tall and futuristic constructions
Impressive view of tall and futuristic constructions

The buildings also have a series of high rise terraces, which will have stunning views over the adjacent Chaoyang Park, one of the largest parks in the city, further emphasizing this relationship between modern architecture and the organic, natural environment that characterizes China.

Impressive view of tall and futuristic constructions
Impressive view of tall and futuristic constructions
Impressive view of tall and futuristic constructions
Impressive view of tall and futuristic constructions
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Innovation Campus Where Entrepreneurs, Engineers, and Policy Makers Innovate to Support the Green Economy

By • Dec 4, 2017

The La Kretz Innovation Campus (LKIC) is an interdisciplinary center where entrepreneurs, engineers, and policy makers innovate to support a green economy, one that improves human well-being and social equity while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcity. The center is located in the city of Los Angeles, California, USA.

Exterior view of the center entrance
Interior of the center with high wooden ceilings and skylights

The campus comprises 3.2 acres (61,000 square meters) and was designed in the year 2016 by the architectural firm John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects. The building has a variety of spaces, including offices, conference rooms, laboratories, prototyping workshops, and even a space for events with a capacity for 140 people.

Interior of the center with high wooden ceilings and skylights
Meeting area with vertical gardens
Meeting area with vertical gardens

In contrast, the interior is designed to be modern, clean, flexible, and adaptable, using a palette of inexpensive yet dynamic materials. Construction complies with new CAL-Green environmental standards, and LEED-Platinum status is anticipated.

Meeting area with vertical gardens
Meeting area with vertical gardens
Meeting area with vertical gardens
Interior of the center with high wooden ceilings and skylights

In its interior, its high ceiling holds multiple skylights that allow the light to flow in and to flood the spaces, thus granting the building a way to significantly lower its energy consumption.

Internal area with modern lights
Internal area with modern lights

The reception lobby of the building is a modern and open space where a vertical garden fills the room with greenery, marveling those lucky enough to glance upon it.

“Innovation campus where entrepreneurs, engineers, and policy makers innovate to support the green economy”

Internal area with modern lights
Kitchen with meeting areas
Kitchen with meeting areas
Work area
Work area
Interior of the center with high wooden ceilings and skylights
Interior of the center with high wooden ceilings and skylights
Interior of the center with high wooden ceilings and skylights
Work area