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Need Supply Co. Is Offering 25% Off Everything Online
Need Supply Co. Is Offering 25% Off Everything Online
In need of some retail therapy? Need Supply Co.’s got the goods—but the sale ends soon.
This Revamped Terrace House Has a Porthole Window for the Owner’s Cat
Atlas Architects crafts a sanctuary for a librarian and her cat in Melbourne, Australia.
This Industrial-Modern Residence in Charleston Is a Showcase for Local Art and Design
Listed for $1.3M, Metamorphosis House brings together the vision of architect Kevan Hoertdoerfer with numerous other artists and designers.
Carnival Proposes Turning Cruise Ships Into Floating Hospitals—But Experts Are Wary
Carnival Proposes Turning Cruise Ships Into Floating Hospitals—But Experts Are Wary
After poorly managed coronavirus outbreaks aboard multiple Princess cruise ships, parent company Carnival wants to be part of the solution.
Washing Up Won’t Be a Chore With These 20 Luxe Hand Soaps
Practice good hygiene (and get a mini spa treatment in the process) with these luxurious liquid hand soaps.
5 Prefab Home Companies in Virginia
These Virginia-based companies are building prefab homes from the Atlantic coast to the Appalachian Mountains.
This Eco-Friendly Home Wears the South African Bush as Camouflage
Sunken in the earth and topped with native grass, this low-slung concrete home lets the landscape rule.
A Darling Little Edwardian Studio Seeks $595K in San Francisco
Nestled on the border of the Upper Haight and Cole Valley, the petite abode offers 434 square feet of well-designed space.
Volkswagen Just Unveiled an Uber Nostalgic All-Electric Microbus
The first Volkswagen Microbus hit the streets in 1950—and the rest is history. Now, the automaker has partnered with eClassics to revamp the beloved classic.
Burrow’s Beloved Nomad Sofas Are on Sale This Weekend
Billing itself “the internet’s favorite couch,” Burrow’s best-selling Nomad Collection is getting a facelift.
Before & After: A Tucson Midcentury Gets a Surgically Precise Revamp
Before & After: A Tucson Midcentury Gets a Surgically Precise Revamp
Paring back to just the essentials, Hazelbaker Rush’s treatment of this 1941 dwelling is a lesson in restraint.
Rodney Walker’s Asher Residence Hits the Market for $3M
This wood-paneled midcentury gem looks out over mountain vistas and offers complete privacy.
This Dreamy Diamond Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
Clad in salvaged wood and adorned with moss, this tiny hexagonal home is #cabinlife goals.
This Texas Company Is Turning Shipping Containers Into Double-Decker Tiny Homes
We asked CargoHome about how they transform a cold, steel shell into a warm, elegant, and efficient space.
Elon Musk Offers to Manufacture Ventilators for Coronavirus Patients
“We will make ventilators if there is a shortage,” Musk tweeted last night—and the U.S. faces a severe shortage.
An Uplifting Venice Beach Home Geared for Outdoor Living Seeks $4.64M
Acclaimed architect Noah Walker gives an unassuming California bungalow bright, soaring interiors.
This Multigenerational Bay Area Home Is Super Accessible With Style to Spare
Who says accessibility can’t be stylish? As designer Sherry Hope-Kennedy proves, the varying needs of a multigenerational home can all be answered in one cohesive design.
The Rise and Resurgence of the Great American Row House
Throughout U.S. history, the row house has endured and adapted as an underappreciated model for accessible urban housing.
23 Fresh Ways to Bring Floral Decor Into Your Home
Indulge in your maximalist side with these fun and funky flower-patterned pillows, wallpapers, bedsheets, dishes, and more.
Before & After: A Portola Valley Home Draws Inspiration From Down Under
An unusual siding material enhances a modernist home with a focus on indoor/outdoor connections.
Budget Breakdown: This Ethereal Glass House in the Brazilian Forest Was Built for $187K
Built for a scholar, Casa Biblioteca is a sanctuary for reading, stargazing, and enjoying a cigar or two.
Photographer Todd Selby’s Midcentury Pad Lands on the Market for a Cool $3.4M
The Raúl Garduno–designed Franks House comes with a cascading waterfall and a koi pond.
Nordstrom Temporarily Closes All Stores and Offers 25% Off Everything Online
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nordstrom is closing for two weeks, starting March 17.
5 Camper, Trailer, and Bus Conversions for Less Than $30K
A tight budget, a bunch of elbow grease, and a whole lot of love transform these campers, trailers, and buses into incredible homes on wheels.
Trend Report: The Internet Settles Into Our Appliances
A more mature generation of smart-home devices goes beyond bells and whistles and enables connections that anticipate an owner’s needs.
John F. Kennedy’s Former Georgetown Home Lists for $4.7M
The circa 1800 D.C. residence was restored by renowned architect Richard Foster and builder Tom Glass.
This Mountain Hideaway in the Czech Republic Burrows Into a Meadow
Built in a rugged landscape, this concrete-and-larch wood retreat is designed to weather over the seasons.
With Just $7K, a Creative Duo Transform a Melbourne Warehouse Into a Cheerful Home and Studio
Designer Leah Hudson-Smith and musician Wally Maloney build a bedroom and music studio within a lofty warehouse—all on a shoestring budget.
Copper’s Known to Combat Viruses—Can it Help With Public Health?
Copper’s comeback could be beneficial for more than just interior design.