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Top 65 Home Ideas in October

From Low-Pressure Pillows to Doorless Apartment Designs

— October 30, 2016 — Art & Design
Small-scale prefabricated homes, doorless apartment designs and playhouses constructed out of concrete are just a few of the top October 2016 home ideas. These creative home ideas offer a look into some of the creative concepts that modern consumers are employing to tackle issues like sustainability, the high cost of home ownership and renting, saving space and minimizing their own waste.

Some of the most unconventional home designs include converted school bus homes, shipping container penthouses and modernist river houseboats.

Inside the home, consumers are taking on inventive DIY projects such as wooden plywood staircases that can be made with a CNC machine and leather coasters, both of which offer unique ways to adorn a space with customized projects.
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Communal Cigar Apps
Communal Cigar Apps
This App Helps You Identify Cigar-Friendly Venues In Your Area
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Compact Temperature Sensors
Compact Temperature Sensors
This Multi-Purpose Thermometer Can Keep Tabs of Just About Anything
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Miniature Temperature-Sensing Gadgets
Miniature Temperature-Sensing Gadgets
This Device is Used to Measure Temperatures in Small Spaces
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DIY Plywood Staircases
DIY Plywood Staircases
This DIY Staircase Project is Constructed from Plywood
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Aromatherapy Laundry Soaps
Aromatherapy Laundry Soaps
The Common Good Laundry Lavender Suds Cleans With Essential Oils
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60
Multipurpose Tealight Holders
Multipurpose Tealight Holders
EYKING's Marble Homeware Design Holds Dinner Napkins and Tealights
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Constellation Candle Holders
Constellation Candle Holders
These Candle Holders Come Together to Form Galaxy-Inspired Shapes
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Isolated Home Photography
Isolated Home Photography
This Series Depicts Houses That are Not Surrounded by Other Structures
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Fashion-Inspired Ceramics
Fashion-Inspired Ceramics
Bari Ziperstein's Unique Ceramics Make Use of Bold Patterns and Shapes
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Multi-Functional Home Audio Systems
Multi-Functional Home Audio Systems
The Spaco Offers a Levitating Design as Well as Many Functions
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Geometric Pouf Collections
Geometric Pouf Collections
This Collection Reveals Modern Poufs and Cushions for the Home
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Foolproof Alarm Clocks
Foolproof Alarm Clocks
Lexon's In-Out Alarm Clock Makes Forgetting to Set the Alarm Impossible
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Modern School Bus Homes
Modern School Bus Homes
This Converted School Bus Home is Styled Like a Contemporary Loft
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Simplified Home Hubs (UPDATE)
Simplified Home Hubs (UPDATE)
The Wink Hub 2 Makes Many Improvements On the Smart Home Device
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Blazing Smart Candles
Blazing Smart Candles
LuDela is a Real Flame Candle Controlled Through a Smartphone App
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50
Rabbit-Shaped Storage Bags
Rabbit-Shaped Storage Bags
These Bathroom Storage Containers are Great for Hiding Away Toiletries
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Modular Customizable Rugs
Modular Customizable Rugs
These Rug Tiles Can Be Put Together to Form Specialized Designs
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Fruit-Shaped Clocks
Fruit-Shaped Clocks
The 'Undercover Gilapple' Will Soon Be Releasing a New Design
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Collectible Character Vases
Collectible Character Vases
James Jarvis' Cartoon Was Translated to Become a Limited Edition Vase
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Void Vase Decor
Void Vase Decor
These Silhouette Vases Display Everything from Bouquets to Books
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Bot-Powered Insurance Plans
Bot-Powered Insurance Plans
Lemonade is a Low-Cost P2P Insurance Provider
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Modern Trick Lamps
Modern Trick Lamps
These Sophisticated Lamps Have Retractable Bulbs
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Crochet Fiber Homes
Crochet Fiber Homes
This House Located in Finland Has an Exterior Lining Made of Pink Knitting
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Iconic Bridge Bookshelves
Iconic Bridge Bookshelves
Roumelight's Design Brings San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge Indoors
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Spongy Porcelain Homeware
Spongy Porcelain Homeware
Studio Furthermore's 'Tektites' are Made from Sponges and Porcelain
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Sustainable Saltwater Aquariums
Sustainable Saltwater Aquariums
The 'Biota Saltwater Aquarium' is Humane Way to House Ocean Life
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Vibration-Sensing Door Alarms
Vibration-Sensing Door Alarms
Sabre's 'Door Handle Alarm' is an Affordable Way to Keep Homes Safe
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Contemporary Earthenware Objects
Contemporary Earthenware Objects
The Folium Collection Comprises Nature-Inspired Tableware
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Monochrome Clock Designs
Monochrome Clock Designs
This Contemporary Version of a Cuckoo Clock Better Suits Modern Homes
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36
Cold-Retaining Pillows
Cold-Retaining Pillows
This Hydrologie Pillow Ensures a Cool and Comfortable Sleep
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Expansive Abstract Carpets
Expansive Abstract Carpets
The 'Visioni' Geometric Rugs by Patricia Urquiola are Modern and Chic
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Minimalist Modern Office Decor
Minimalist Modern Office Decor
Umbra's Collection of Contemporary Accessories Organizes Stylishly
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Futuristic Wood-Clad Apartments
Futuristic Wood-Clad Apartments
This Oak Apartment Was Designed to Look Like Artwork
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DIY Leather Coasters
DIY Leather Coasters
These Customized Coasters Can Easily Be Made at Home
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Underbed Night Lights
Underbed Night Lights
Vanksy's 'Motion Activated Bed Light' Makes it Easy to Leave theBed at Night
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Rotating Spherical Lamps
Rotating Spherical Lamps
The 'Nightingale' Light Uses a Ringed Shape to Give Off an Ambient Glow
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Eagle Eye Artwork Pools
Eagle Eye Artwork Pools
This Swimming Pool Design is Inspired by 'The Starry Night' by Van Gogh
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Pet-Deterring Plant Covers
Pet-Deterring Plant Covers
The Planty Cover Was Designed to Keep Pets & Kids from Scattering Soil
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Transportable Side Tables
Transportable Side Tables
These Portable Tables by Roee Magdassi Include Handles for Carrying
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Novel Napkin Holders
Novel Napkin Holders
This Napkin Dispenser Binds Serviettes Together Into a Neat Paperback Stack
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Low-Pressure Pillows
Low-Pressure Pillows
The 'Purple Pillow' Ensures That Sleepers Have Optimum Support
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Ceramic Sneaker Collectibles
Ceramic Sneaker Collectibles
ACRONYM & Nike's Design Was Transformed into a Ceramic Porcelain Vase
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Sterilizing UV Toilets
Sterilizing UV Toilets
The Magic Toilet Design Offers Hands-Free Use and Cleaning
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Elegant Luxury Safes
Elegant Luxury Safes
These Safes are Able to Offer Excellent Security and a Sophisticated Design
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21
Poppable Calendar Posters
Poppable Calendar Posters
This Bubble Wrap Calendar Makes Keeping Track of Days More Sensory
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Multitool Tube Packaging
Multitool Tube Packaging
The 3M Patch Plus Primer 4-in-1 Boasts a Useful Packaging Design
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Dotted Glass Houses
Dotted Glass Houses
'The Glass House' Was Designed by the Renowned Artist Yayoi Kusama
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Elevated Concrete Playhouses
Elevated Concrete Playhouses
This Structure Was Once Used as a Shelter for Doves
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Shipping Container Penthouses
Shipping Container Penthouses
LOT-EK Adapted a Family Home to Incorporate Industrial Components
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Tabletop Tear-Off Calendars
Tabletop Tear-Off Calendars
The 'Photodarium' by Slanted Showcases 365 Photographs and Stories
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Virtual Movie Apartment Tours
Virtual Movie Apartment Tours
Archilogic Built a 3D Model of the 'American Psycho' Apartment
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Giant Marble Decorations
Giant Marble Decorations
These Large-Size Marbles Were Designed to Act as Home Decor
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Compact Kitchen Units
Compact Kitchen Units
This Kitchen Collection Was Designed to Fit into Small Apartments
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Minimalist Steel Fire Pits
Minimalist Steel Fire Pits
This Fire Pit Was Designed to Create a Unique Backyard Fire Experience
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Miniature Prefab Homes
Miniature Prefab Homes
The Pin-Up Houses 'France' House Can be Assembled in Just Three Hours
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Specialized Fruit Arsenals
Specialized Fruit Arsenals
This Set of Avocado Tools Enables You to Prepare in Any and Every Way
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Cubic Loft Spaces
Cubic Loft Spaces
The Cube House Reinterprets Cottage Home Designs
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Hybrid Office Apartments
Hybrid Office Apartments
The Brandburg Home & Studio by Modelina Architecture is Efficient
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Doorless Apartment Designs
Doorless Apartment Designs
The One Apartment Design Project Takes Open-Concept to the Next Level
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All-White Cube Houses
All-White Cube Houses
The MM House in Mallorca Consists of Four White Angular Cubes
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Famed Prefab Houses
Famed Prefab Houses
'Revolution Precrafted' Offers Prefab Houses Designed by Big-Name Architects
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Modern Modular TVs
Modern Modular TVs
This Deconstructible Screen Guarantees a Longer Life for the Electronic Device
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Cosmopolitan Water Homes
Cosmopolitan Water Homes
The Rev Houseboat Takes to the Water with Opulent Design Features
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Intricately Timbered Homes
Intricately Timbered Homes
'House Akerudden' is Built from Seven Different Types of Local Wood
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Eco Prefab Homes
Eco Prefab Homes
This Wood House by ArchiBlox Features a Green Roof and Sustainable Wood
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