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Top 45 Home Innovations in August

From Shipping Container Homes to Versatile Fiberglass Sheds

— September 2, 2019 — Autos
The top August 2019 home ideas explore low-tech ways to enhance daily life with simple objects and furniture designs. Some of the best examples of this include incense-powered bug repellants, air-purifying beeswax candles, desktop coolers that use ice to chill an interior environment and essential oil pillow systems to promote sound periods of rest.

Consumers are also welcoming more naturalistic elements into the home with sandy photography series, mountainous stools, tables and wall decor, as well as furniture designs made from some of the simplest materials available like clay and flax.

As a whole, some of the most impressive home structures are being created out of entire shipping containers, thousands upon thousands of plastic water bottles and plenty of other lightweight and sustainable materials choices.
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Worry-Free Outdoor Cushions
Worry-Free Outdoor Cushions
Tru-Outdoor's Long-Lasting Outdoor Cushions Prevent Mold and Mildew
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Wifi-Enabled Smart Outdoor Lights
Wifi-Enabled Smart Outdoor Lights
Lucifi is a Smart Light That That Can Be Controlled While Away
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Comprehensive Modular Plant Bowls
Comprehensive Modular Plant Bowls
The EcoQube Glo is a Convenient and Easy Way to Grow Plants
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43
Premium Basil-Scented Candles
Premium Basil-Scented Candles
This Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Basil Candle Repels Insects Naturally
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42
Monochromatic Collapsible Chairs
Monochromatic Collapsible Chairs
Helinox's Award-Winning CHAIR ONE is the Perfect Accent Piece
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41
Coffee-Enhancing Glassware
Coffee-Enhancing Glassware
The Avensi Cup Was Engineered to Maximize the Taste of Coffee
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40
Mars-Themed Dust Globes
Mars-Themed Dust Globes
The Creator of 'Yoga Joes' Launched a Snow Globe of a Martian Dust Storm
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Convenient Color Coordination Apps
Convenient Color Coordination Apps
Color Capture Makes It Easy to Get the Perfect Shade of Paint
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38
Restorative Performance Mattresses
Restorative Performance Mattresses
Propel by Brooklyn Bedding Turns Body Heat to Far Infrared Rays
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37
Wooden Ice-Powered Air Conditioners
Wooden Ice-Powered Air Conditioners
The 'Geizeer' is an Energy-Efficient Air Conditioner
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36
Bug-Repelling Beehive Burners
Bug-Repelling Beehive Burners
Farmhouse Pottery's Beehive Buzz Off Burner is Powered by Incense
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Crisp Sand Photography Series
Crisp Sand Photography Series
Claire Droppert's Sand Creatures Captures Nature in a Unique Way
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34
Washable Kids Napkins
Washable Kids Napkins
Funkins' Reusable Napkins are Easy to Clean and Better for the Environment
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Rainbow Fringe Bath Mats
Rainbow Fringe Bath Mats
Urban Outfitters Launched New Bespoke Bath Mat in Muted Colors
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Phone-Connected Laundry Machines
Phone-Connected Laundry Machines
Washlava is Modernizing the Shared Laundry Experience
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Rentable Impressionist Artist-Owned Houses
Rentable Impressionist Artist-Owned Houses
Airbnb is Now Listing Claude Monet's House as an Option
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Stain-Proof Kitchen Sink Designs
Stain-Proof Kitchen Sink Designs
BLANCO's SILGRANIT Sinks Boasts Modern Design & Functionality
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Dynamic Color-Block Carpets
Dynamic Color-Block Carpets
The Serene Woven + Tufted Rug Features an Avant-Garde Aesthetic
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28
Digital Color Eyedroppers
Digital Color Eyedroppers
The Dulux Color Sensor Helps Users Match Paint Colors Flawlessly
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Green Thumb-Centric Applications
Green Thumb-Centric Applications
Happy Plant Sends You Helpful In-App Reminders for Plant-Watering
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Jellybean-Inspired Table Designs
Jellybean-Inspired Table Designs
Jaime Hayon Boasts a Collection of Candy-Informed Playful Tables
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Marble Beeswax Pillar Candles
Marble Beeswax Pillar Candles
Goldrick's New Beeswax Candle Line Purifies Your Air from Toxins
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Coffin-Like Chair Designs
Coffin-Like Chair Designs
Yeyang Liao's Coffin Chair is a Cremation-Friendly Furniture Item
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23
Textured Mountain-Inspired Furniture
Textured Mountain-Inspired Furniture
Fernando Mastrangelo Utilizes a Complex Mix for This Range
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Eco Hurricane-Proof Houses
Eco Hurricane-Proof Houses
JD Composites Created a Home Made from 600,000 Plastic Bottles
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Vibrant Confectionery Wall Décor
Vibrant Confectionery Wall Décor
Dormify & by robynblair Partnered to Launch Candy-Themed Prints
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20
Incredibly Tiny Rooftop Buildings
Incredibly Tiny Rooftop Buildings
El Sindicato Arquitectura's Casa Parásito is Ultra-Compact
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19
Beach-Inspired Jewelry Boxes
Beach-Inspired Jewelry Boxes
Urban Outfitters Debuted an Avant-Garde Seashell Stash Box
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18
Stylishly Modern Magazine Tables
Stylishly Modern Magazine Tables
Fredericia's Furniture Design is Inspired by Jens Risom's Work
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17
Cobalt Blue Styrofoam Chairs
Cobalt Blue Styrofoam Chairs
Savvas Laz's Design Has a Mission to Raise Awareness About Waste
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Multi-Generational Housing Designs
Multi-Generational Housing Designs
Marshall Homes' FlexHouz is Spacious and Strategically Divided
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15
Breathable Essential Oil Pillows
Breathable Essential Oil Pillows
Blu Sleep's Essential Gel Line Offers Superior Support & Comfort
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14
IoT Smart Remotes
IoT Smart Remotes
The OmniFob Unlocks Doors, Finds Keys, Turns on Lights, Starts Cars & More
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13
Accessible Multi-Generational Households
Accessible Multi-Generational Households
AZL Architects Designs a House That is Not Age-Specific
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12
Modern Recycled Plant Holders
Modern Recycled Plant Holders
This Self-Watering Planter Keeps Greenery Alive and Vibrant
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11
Minimalist Sloped Concrete Residences
Minimalist Sloped Concrete Residences
Yalin Architectural Design Uses Materials in Their Entirety
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10
Character-Themed Limited Edition Rugs
Character-Themed Limited Edition Rugs
Hebru Brantley Playfully Emphasizes the Home Decor Category
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9
All-in-One Floor Cleaning Systems
All-in-One Floor Cleaning Systems
Duet Combines a Microfiber Dust Mop, Broom & Dustpan
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8
Industrially Psychedelic Furniture Designs
Industrially Psychedelic Furniture Designs
Studio Buzao Utilizes a Unique Electroplating Technique
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7
Whimsically Inspired Furniture
Whimsically Inspired Furniture
Adam Nathaniel Furman Embraces Japanese Lacquer Work in New Capsule
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6
Ukranian Furniture Designs
Ukranian Furniture Designs
Faina Builds Furniture from Clay and Flax to Pay Homage to Its Roots
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Versatile Fiberglass Sheds
Versatile Fiberglass Sheds
Richard John Andrew's Practice Will Operate from a Garden Shed
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4
Illusory Brick House Facades
Illusory Brick House Facades
For This Bold Project, Brooks + Scarpa and Studio Dwell Collaborate
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3
Removable Roof Tiny Homes
Removable Roof Tiny Homes
The 'Tiny House Franck' by Optinid Has a Sliding Sunroof
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2
Versatile Portable Laptop Desks
Versatile Portable Laptop Desks
Ovel Allows You to Sit, Stand or Lie Down While Working
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Shipping Container Micro Homes
Shipping Container Micro Homes
Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects Has Permission to Build in the UK
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