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Out Into the Blue

A futuristic design exploration into the aesthetics and complexity of fractal figures; also known as Subblue.  The designer Tom Beddard, is an English artist with rendering achievement, in 3D. The result is “Fabergé Fractals”. The images are presented here in highly-skilled detail; and you will also find a video from the source.




Image source and further information found here

Information on more of Tom Beddard and his other projects found on this link. *All image credit is property of the artist, as is the video presented below. Enjoy a look into the creation world of 3D imagery here.

Here, at Contained Ideas, we have been moving and shifting around our design interest levels; and the main focus of this website. We will be undergoing much exciting change in the up coming months. Presenting to you, more of the newly discovered, un-discovered, unique and distant designers, from around the globe.

The doors of design exploration are open here and now…If you or anyone you know, would like an opportunity to share projects of their own to be shared here; send us an email at

mycontainedlife@live.ca OR through one of our many local social outlets listed here!

All follows and shares are appreciated. Look forward to your comments and seeing you back here again 😉



Camp Daybed Style

This post is under our ‘Wordless Weekend’ category because, its May 2-4 Long Weekend here in Ontario, Canada.

Camp Daybed‘ by designer ‘Stephanie Hornig’




An inspirational design piece for your long weekend laze.


Architecture by Chilean studio DOM

Architect Rodrigo del Castillo of Chilean studio DOM design in Chile.
Featured on the Small House Bliss blog, right here on WordPress, a must follow.

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Small House Bliss

Casa en los Guindos, a small modern house in Chile. It has two bedrooms and a study in 1,399 sq ft. | www.facebook.com/SmallHouseBliss

This small modern house is located near Villarrica, Chile and has a view over a valley to the Villarrica Volcano. For a relatively small house, it has a fairly complex and dynamic shape. The house consists of two opposing shed-roofed volumes separated by a small courtyard. Architect Rodrigo del Castillo of Chilean studio DOM designed the two volumes to correspond to the client’s request for a house with a separate flexible-use space.

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Wordless Weekends

Birth of a lighting structure created by Daniel Libeskind. His ‘paragon’ table lamp added to the best of lighting design collection, presented by Artemide. This is our Weekend Inspiration piece.

daniel libeskind on his ‘paragon’ table lamp for artimede from designboom on Vimeo.

Daniel Libeskind talks to designboom about the concept behind his 'paragon' table lamp for Artemide on the occasion of Milan Design Week 2013.

see designboom's original article

More from the professionals on lighting from Artemide here.
Photos and further design information available through source link.



It can seem hopeless outside of flush ceiling lights, theres not much to chose from for appropriate sources of light, for the small space dwelling. We dedicate a portion of our time, searching to find those pieces to share with you. Look through our Board where we’re always collecting valuable lighting designs here, on Pinterest, for some of the best and the ‘obsessed’.

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PinPress Toy Shelf

Time for the ten second tidy? Give the children a fun way to clean their room.

Designed by Pin-Pres the sort of peg wall handcrafted for toy storage fun. Keeps the mess off the floor and, well, on the wall. Handmade creation available in a variety of material options and colors for your personal decor. Adding playful fun to de-cluttering for the children and a definite statement piece to any space. The colorful or raw materials used in its design adapt to its room setting with style.

Use for storing books, DVDs, and other toys.

For purchase here
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Watch for more updated modular functioning furniture on our Pinterest Board

Cinema Seating


More than just a contemporary chair.
A convertible cinema style upright seating with functionality for today’s decor styles.
Another innovative creative design for small space dwellings and beyond.
Available in their on line stores.
At “Cineak”