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Top 100 Modern Ideas in October

From Carbon Fiber Sofas to Human Tattoo Galleries

— October 26, 2014 — Art & Design
Simple and clean are often staple aspects of contemporary design and this collection of top October 2014 modern ideas doesn't stray too far from that direction. Homes and home decor that fall into this category are not only boast stream-lined silhouettes, but often airy aesthetics that help keep small spaces as uncluttered as possible.

In addition to household designs, the top October 2014 modern ideas focuses on bizarre art installations including a gallery filled with live human bodies, minimalist poster illustrations that reinterpret pop culture icons and geometric jewelry that double as small wearable planters. What these top October 2014 modern ideas point to is the process of thinking outside the box in a way that interacts with audiences in a imaginative way.
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Rectangular Hand-Held Mirrors
Rectangular Hand-Held Mirrors
The Mirror by Cool Enough Studio Rethinks the Traditional Design
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97
Urban Intricacy Paintings
Urban Intricacy Paintings
The City Stream Paintings are Inspired by Shanghai's Hustle & Bustle
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96
Architectural Home Decor
Architectural Home Decor
Studio Custhom Gives the Brutalist Aesthetic a Cozy Twist
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95
Dining Experience Installations
Dining Experience Installations
'Wax Installation' Explores the Elements of the Table While Eating
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94
Concrete Candle Holders
Concrete Candle Holders
Mr. Fahrenheit by Merel Bekking Takes on the Shape of Plumbing Pipes
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93
Avian Air Hangars
Avian Air Hangars
This Katowice Airport Proposal Was Inspired by Elegant Creatures of Flight
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92
Tiny Island Ottomans
Tiny Island Ottomans
The Oasis Seating Object is a Refuge for Rest, Both Indoors and Outdoors
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91
Abstract Digitized Photos
Abstract Digitized Photos
These Abstract Images Combine Multiple Digital Layers
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90
Textured Metal Jewelry
Textured Metal Jewelry
These FItzgerald Forbes Accessories Feature Organic Design Details
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89
Urban Furniture Installations
Urban Furniture Installations
'Mens Sana in Corpore Sano' Promotes Sports in the City
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88
Eccentric Wiccan Illustrations
Eccentric Wiccan Illustrations
Nicholas Stevenson's Illustrations are Downright Magical
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87
Curious Macabre Sculptures
Curious Macabre Sculptures
Doubleparlour Creates Ceramic Toys That Are Perfect for Halloween
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86
Low Profile Screwdrivers
Low Profile Screwdrivers
Snap-On Designs Flat Tools That Fit into Any Narrow Space
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85
Suspended Woven Dwellings
Suspended Woven Dwellings
Nido by Ana Rascovsky Suspends Nest-Like Structures in the Trees
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84
Modern Portable Workspaces
Modern Portable Workspaces
Kruikantoor by Tim Vinke is an Office That Turns into a Cart
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83
Glass-Blown Lighting
Glass-Blown Lighting
The Slinky Pendant Light by Sasamat Creative is Moody and Organic
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82
Lovely Latticed Seating
Lovely Latticed Seating
The Icona Armchair Makes an Artistic Statement in Any Room
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81
Pivoting Pie Tables
Pivoting Pie Tables
The Times 4 Coffee Table Turns to Reveal and Conceal Separate Slices
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80
Contemporary Candle Holders
Contemporary Candle Holders
Grip by Jens Fager is an Updated Version of Traditional Brass Holders
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79
Sophisticated Urban Furniture
Sophisticated Urban Furniture
The Moooi Capsule Collection for Yoo Home is Made for Modern Spaces
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78
Domestic Life Installations
Domestic Life Installations
CAFA Looks at Life in China Through These Pieces
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77
Sheltered Charging Stations
Sheltered Charging Stations
The 'Parkbench Bubble' Offers Assistance to Different Needs
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76
Organized Tech Hubs
Organized Tech Hubs
UNITI is a Smart Stand That Aids with Tech Organization
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75
Daydreaming Bunny Sculptures
Daydreaming Bunny Sculptures
The Massive Moon Rabbit Sculpture Depicts the Bunny Daydreaming
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74
Limiting Eating Implements
Limiting Eating Implements
The Very Specific Cutlery Set Solves Only Particular Dining Dilemmas
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73
Digitized Outdoorsy Illustrations
Digitized Outdoorsy Illustrations
Brian Edward Miller Create a Narrative of the Great Outdoors
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72
Cheeky Fruit Paintings
Cheeky Fruit Paintings
Amelie von Wulffen Creates Saucy Scenes with Fruit
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71
Couture Still Life Photography
Couture Still Life Photography
The Collecteur is a Collection of Fashionable Still Lifes
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70
Playful Multifunctional Lighting
Playful Multifunctional Lighting
The Trio Lamp by Nicola Conti Boasts a Small Table and Coat Rack
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69
Stone French Presses
Stone French Presses
The Push Coffee Pot by Muuto Rethinks the Use of Fragile Glass
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68
Pastel Marbled Planters
Pastel Marbled Planters
SVDP Holiday by Bureau Sacha Von Der Potter is Femininely Contemporary
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67
Colorful Junk Installations
Colorful Junk Installations
The First Law of Kipple Transforms Our Never-Ending Junk into Art
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66
Wood Bead Pendant Lights
Wood Bead Pendant Lights
Bright Beads by Coco Reynolds are Artistic Pieces of Home Decor
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65
Redesigned Ice Cream Scoops
Redesigned Ice Cream Scoops
Midnight Scoop by Michael Chou is Made for Hard Ice Cream
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64
Modern Rotating Lights
Modern Rotating Lights
The Anita Lamp by Nicolas Conti is Minimalist and Curvaceous
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63
Computer-Generated Window Displays
Computer-Generated Window Displays
Julian Mayor Transforms a Storefront into a Digital Rendering
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62
Chic Plant Jewelry
Chic Plant Jewelry
The Wearable Planter Collection by Colleen Jordan is Made for Garden Lovers
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61
Butterfly-Clipped Daybeds
Butterfly-Clipped Daybeds
The Trestle Bed is Supported by Freely Arranged Metal Props
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60
Spectacular Cymbal Sculptures
Spectacular Cymbal Sculptures
Rhythm by Matt McConnell is Made up of 166 Cymbals
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59
Cloud Key Holders
Cloud Key Holders
Duncan Shotton Created a Dreamy Way to Keep Keys in Sight
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58
Smartwatch Charging Stands
Smartwatch Charging Stands
Charging Apple Watches is Made More Chic Thanks to DODOcase
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57
Handled Playful Lamps
Handled Playful Lamps
Andle by Alessandro Squatrito is a Modern Take on Miner's Lanterns
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56
Surrealist Pencil Portraits
Surrealist Pencil Portraits
These Stefan Zsaitsits Art Pieces Boast Illusionary Graphics
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55
Charming Floral Collages
Charming Floral Collages
Clare Celeste Börsch Stuns With her Vintage-Themed Art Pieces
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54
Ship-Shaped Hospitals
Ship-Shaped Hospitals
Vasily Klyukin is Set to Create the White Sails Hospital & Spa in Tunisia
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53
Modern Whimsical Stools
Modern Whimsical Stools
Cora by Manrico Freda is a Fun Pouf Inspired by Fluffy Sheeps
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52
Floating Outdoor Living Rooms
Floating Outdoor Living Rooms
Dedon's SwingMe and SwingUs is a World's First
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51
Beauteous Nuclear Bombs
Beauteous Nuclear Bombs
Anna Burns and Michael Bodiam Create Cute Nuclear Compositions
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50
Domed Shell Structures
Domed Shell Structures
The Pathe Foundation Building Structure Merges Modern and Historical Design
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49
Eating Implement Organizers
Eating Implement Organizers
The Chopstick Coatrack Is Simply Constructed From Interlocking Stakes
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48
Surreal Nature Self-Portraits
Surreal Nature Self-Portraits
Giulio Musardo Weaves Himself into Fantastical Visual Narratives
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47
Monumental Mercedes Centers
Monumental Mercedes Centers
Mustafa Al-Nuaimi Designs a Fluid Circular Structure Inspired by Cars
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46
Caged Animal Art
Caged Animal Art
ROA's Street Art Animals Live on the Sides of Shipping Containers
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45
Distorted Furniture Sculptures
Distorted Furniture Sculptures
Sebastian Errazuriz Creates the Magistral Chest
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44
Holographic Mod Editorials
Holographic Mod Editorials
Model Josefien Rodermans Poses in a Gradient Shoot for Elle Japan
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43
Encircled Culinary Collections
Encircled Culinary Collections
The Hotpot-Set Rearranges the Chinese Meal for Mess-Free Sharing
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42
Suprematist Sculptural Shelving
Suprematist Sculptural Shelving
DSIGNIO’s Collage Collection is a Cross Between Art and Design
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41
Ultraviolet Laundry Lines
Ultraviolet Laundry Lines
The Yoga Light Dryer Purifies Your Clean Clothes for Optimal Freshness
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40
Shapely Linking Planters
Shapely Linking Planters
Hookie's Hanging Planter Design Joins Up with Other Planters
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39
Hipster Textile Furnishings
Hipster Textile Furnishings
The Latest A Bathing Ape Collection is Full of Fashionable Furniture
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38
Portable Hand-Powered Espresso Makers
Portable Hand-Powered Espresso Makers
Minipresso by Wacaco Requires No Electricity or Cartridges
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37
Deceptive Smartphone Docks
Deceptive Smartphone Docks
The Pillow Cement iPhone Rest by Snarkitecture is Whimsical
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36
Vibrant Geometric Seating
Vibrant Geometric Seating
D-Tec Rethinks Traditional Chairs for Trampoline-Like Designs
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35
Luxe Halloween Decor
Luxe Halloween Decor
This Encased Skull Ornament is Designed by Iconic Brand Ralph Lauren
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34
Super Slim Condominiums
Super Slim Condominiums
The AIR-Madalena Building Celebrates Tall and Thin Construction
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33
Support-Separated Seating
Support-Separated Seating
The Chair 3/4 is Unsettling to See, But Really Rather Stable
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32
Colorful Restaurant Decor
Colorful Restaurant Decor
Studio Masquespacio Creates a Bright Space for To-Go Mediterranean Food
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31
Carbon Fiber Sofas
Carbon Fiber Sofas
This Eames Couch is Exotic, Modern and Strong
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30
Psychology-Driven Chairs
Psychology-Driven Chairs
Yaara Derkel Presents 'Coppelius' to Challenge the Mind
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29
Elaborate Arboreal Clocks
Elaborate Arboreal Clocks
The Haoshi Cuckoo Clocks Have Pairs of Birds That Greet Upon the Hour
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28
Social Network Headquarters
Social Network Headquarters
The Pinterest Office is Full of Fun Photo-Friendly Elements
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27
Chic Versatile Daybeds
Chic Versatile Daybeds
Sofa4Manhattan is a Design Made for Small Apartments
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26
Digital Smartphone Locks
Digital Smartphone Locks
The Weiser Lock System by Kevo Eliminates the Need for Keys
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Hypnotic Architectural Photography
Hypnotic Architectural Photography
Markus Studtmann Channels Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' in His Work
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24
Human Tattoo Galleries
Human Tattoo Galleries
The World's First Human Tattoo Gallery Featured Inked Human Exhibits
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23
Bleached Barn Abodes
Bleached Barn Abodes
The Hupomone Ranch is a Fresh Example of Sustainable Building and Farming
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22
Minimalist Mobster Illustrations
Minimalist Mobster Illustrations
These Pulp Fiction Illustrations Remind Us of a Classic
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21
Rice Ball Seating
Rice Ball Seating
The Onigiri Pouf is the Couch Equivalent of Japanese Comfort Food
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20
Neo-Luxe Origami Bags
Neo-Luxe Origami Bags
The FINELL Handbag Collection is Full of Geometric Lines
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19
Modernist Architecture Furniture
Modernist Architecture Furniture
Santiago by Liam Treanor Boasts Minimalist Wooden Designs
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18
Suspended Bubble Lamps
Suspended Bubble Lamps
Bolle by Giopato & Coombes is Contemporarily Ethereal
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17
Auto-Charging Fans
Auto-Charging Fans
The Self-Generator Can Spin with the Power of its Prior Mechanical Energy
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16
Curved Bamboo Structures
Curved Bamboo Structures
Wang Wen-Chih's Woven Architecture Boasts Organic Shapes
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15
Razor-Sharp Furnishings
Razor-Sharp Furnishings
The Blade Table Embodies a Clean-Cut Design for the Contemporary Kitchen
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14
Condensed Urban Photography
Condensed Urban Photography
Peter Stewart Captures Hong Kong and its Dense Population
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13
Concrete-Wood Furniture
Concrete-Wood Furniture
The Magazine Stable by Brad Wray Workshop Boasts a Brutalist Aesthetic
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12
Brutalist Sci-Fi Houses
Brutalist Sci-Fi Houses
The Star Wars Home by Moon Hoon is Inspired by a Childhood Dream
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11
Contemporary Anywhere Beds
Contemporary Anywhere Beds
The Helinox Cot One is a Great for the Home and Outdoor Activities
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10
Table Topography
Table Topography
The River Collection by Greg Klassen Is Inspired by the Natural Patterns
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9
Environmentally Blending Homes
Environmentally Blending Homes
Weston Residence's Sustainable House Merged With the Environment
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8
Self-Watering Plant Shelves
Self-Watering Plant Shelves
Pikaplant Designs Modern Vertical Garden for Negligent Plant Owners
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7
Atypical Abstract Furniture
Atypical Abstract Furniture
The Neo Laminati Collection Features Unconventional Furniture Shapes
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6
Modular Suspended Ledges
Modular Suspended Ledges
The Link Shelf Can Be Custom-Assembled to Accommodate Unique Needs
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5
Two-Legged Chairs
Two-Legged Chairs
Inactivite by Benoit Malta Focuses on 'Bearable Discomfort' for Health
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4
Cliff-Hanging Houses
Cliff-Hanging Houses
Modscape Conceptualizes a Contemporary Home that Dangles Off of a Cliff
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3
Organized TV Trays
Organized TV Trays
Caddy is a TV Tray Table to Keep Tablets, Remotes, Phones & Drinks Neat
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2
Stylish Sofa Beds
Stylish Sofa Beds
Matthew Lewis Hill Rethinks the Traditional Convertible Couch
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1
Compact Prefab Homes
Compact Prefab Homes
This Modular Prefab Home Called 'The Passion House' Takes Two Days to Set Up
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