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  • East of the Hudson River in New York lies the charming town of Millbrook. The award-winning architectural firm De-Spec had the task of completely renovating a dilapidated barn and chicken coop, locate...

  • IDF was excited to explore this refreshing take on the subject of consumerism through creative projects. Studio DRIFT’s Lonneke Gordign and Ralph Nauta engaged in a process they termed “de-producing”,...

  • Lucidi Pevere has created a unique set of seating furniture on behalf of La Cividina inspired by the sleeping sections in a train, which despite being connected, still provides user privacy. With soci...

  • If you’re finding yourself reluctantly glued to your desk or stuck indoors while longing for bits of nature, a micro terrarium just might be the delightful solution. Design studio Level Scapes has cre...

  • If the Covid-19 pandemic has achieved anything, it has made us more aware of the dangers inherent in our environments. We observe personal hygiene more vigilantly and take notice of every surface we p...

  • Indoor play has been a hot topic in 2020, but New York and Rome-based architecture practice Architensions stepped to the challenge in a geometric composition that beautifully fuses play, color, and im...

  • In a refreshing iteration of tropical beauty, Hermès has launched Passifolia, a sweeping new collection of tableware that celebrates the wild beauty and richness of nature. Featuring an encyclopedia’s...

  • TUMI, a travel and lifestyle brand, has launched Merge, the brand’s first travel collection made with recycled materials, as well as select styles within the Alpha Bravo and Devoe collections. The com...

  • After months of lockdown, travelers the world over are looking forward to once again heading for the airport and jetting off somewhere glamorous and inspiring. Soon, there will be even more reason to ...

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  • IDF is fascinated by color psychology and the impact that selecting the right palette can have not just on the design of a room but also the spirit it evokes. Green is a powerful shade that can go fro...

  •   Despite its 7000 year history of use, leather is still a fixture in the design industry. Leather is a durable, wrinkle-resistant fabric, and it can take on many different looks and feels that c...

  •   The appeal of geometric design is ample. Straight lines and angles usually symbolize structure and order, while curves are softer and can represent connection and community, making the possibil...

  •   They say something magical happens when we read books, it’s like taking a journey through familiar places or uncharted territories. IDF invites you to explore the world of fashion through the e...

  •   Sculptures are an exceptional way of expressing your style and displaying art that fits your personality with your living spaces. From modern to whimsical, realist to minimalist , you can find ...

  •   The wire art trend seems to have begun back in the 1920s. Yet today, it still presents a contemporary feel to any space. Here IDF selected some of their favorite wire-inspired designs for your ...

  •   Many designers love to use a mix of clean lines and natural materials to create warm, engaging spaces. To accentuate your organic modern style, IDF has a few pieces they are enchanted with that...

  •   Calmness, security, and trust are just some of the feelings that the color blue can evoke in our beings.  Since colors can produce such a powerful emotional response, IDF wanted to share some o...

  •   With its shiny, eye-catching hue, brass is a favorite accent for all areas of your living space and personal attire. The metal’s warmth and resiliency are highlighted in these IDF selecti...

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