The Freshome Gift Guide: Mid-Century Modern Gifts for the Design Purist

Mid-century modern design is a hot trend. And a mod design lover has a special eye for retro, minimal and functional features. So what type of gift do you give this type of design purist? Here are the best mid-century modern gifts in stores now for the modern design fan. Iconic mid-century modern clocks One… Continue reading The Freshome Gift Guide: Mid-Century Modern Gifts for the Design Purist

You Can Stay at This Vernacular-Style Beach House in Sri Lanka

This unusual looking guesthouse in Tangalle, Sri Lanka, was recently completed by Chinthaka Wickramage Associates. Issana Beach House is located 200 kilometers (125 miles) away from the bustling capital of Colombo and is a comfortable stopover for those looking to explore the country’s South Coast beaches. According to the architects, the design of this house drew inspiration… Continue reading You Can Stay at This Vernacular-Style Beach House in Sri Lanka

Home Sellers: These 7 Outdated Design Trends Could Hurt Your Chances of Finding a Buyer

Outdated home trends often cause buyers to pass on your home. Image: Linda McDougald Design | Postcard from Paris Home We hate to say it, but trends do come and go. What was hot a few years ago may not be popular now and some long-scorned fads are making their way back into the public… Continue reading Home Sellers: These 7 Outdated Design Trends Could Hurt Your Chances of Finding a Buyer