Buy Nothing Day
This week featured 3 events: Thanksgiving, when we give thanks for what we have; Black Friday, when we buy as much as we can in a...
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.
8 Best Modern Mailboxes to Buy
It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...
Forget Society, Go Buy This Island
For $12.5 million, it’s kind of a steal.
This Farmhouse Design is a Modern-Day Fairytale
This spacious design is everything one can wish for in a house.
Sweet Nothing
We’re heading into an uncertain future, but two things are clear: Technology is getting better and the environment is getting...
Photos of the Day: Isolated Building Studies
David Schalliol’s photo project showcases the eerie beauty in Chicago's abandoned lots and standalone buildings.
This London Prefab Made of 7 Modules Was Raised in Just One Day
Located on a site where two obsolete garages formerly stood is a 935-square-foot prefab home in London's borough of Richmond.
Best Buy
Good design isn’t inextricably wed to a high price tag.
A Day in the Life of a Smart-Home Voice Assistant
We asked three super-users to share their voice histories.
Valentine’s Day 101: A Guide for the Romantically Challenged
Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that feels kind of forced…but you’ve got to go for it anyways! If V-Day planning isn’t...
131-Day House
Architect Jayna Cooper had never designed a house before, much less played general contractor, when she broke ground on her new...
15 Flower Arrangements That Will Brighten Your Home on Valentine's Day
It's almost Valentine's day, which means flowers sales are going to go through the roof.
Into Danish Modern Furniture? Buy These Vintage Jens Risom Pieces Right Now
In our October issue, Jens Risom’s granddaughter pays tribute to the maestro’s life and career.
Winter Is Coming. Why Not Buy This Log Cabin–Style Villa in Finland?
There’s room for you and everyone you know at this $4.3-million ski house, so consider going in on it with some friends.
Tips for Buying Wood Furniture
When shopping for wooden furniture pieces that will last a lifetime, it is important to understand exactly how pieces are made...
The Day After
The election is finally over.
Parking Day
After lunch today I ambled down to Spur (San Francisco Planning + Urban Research Association) to see how they, and the Great...
The Store That's Changing How City-Dwellers Buy Plants
Manhattan plant shop The Sill takes the guesswork out of indoor gardening.
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Ben Watson of Herman Miller
Herman Miller's executive creative director, Ben Watson, tells us what gifts he buys for hosts, weddings, and more.

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