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18 great finds at Urban Outfitters’ home sale

Take an extra 40 percent off on midcentury furniture, quirky decor, and more Presidents Day sales may be over at most retailers but Urban Outfitters is keeping the deals coming with an extra 40 percent off their already discounted home goods. Show More Summary

Airbnb Plus: New luxury service offers standardized, hotel-like stays

Room-sharing giant also listing hotels and plans ultra-luxe Beyond service. Home-sharing giant Airbnb announced a new service, Airbnb Plus, this morning, part of a long-awaited strategy announcement, as well as confirmation that theShow More Summary

6 Olympic venues with the best afterlife

Not every Olympic Village becomes a ghost town After the crowds disperse and the athletes fly home, some Olympic venues are left in a state of limbo, enshrined in sports history but without a future purpose. Just six months after the Winter Olympics in Sochi, for example, the Olympic Village already looked like a ghost town. Show More Summary

Sandy Hook Elementary School design finds safety, security in openness

Newtown’s new school offers a model for an educational space with a subtle defensive posture Editor’s note: With safe spaces in schools top of mind in the wake of the recent shooting in Parkland, Florida, we thought it worth reconsidering...Show More Summary

Palms Springs midcentury architecture and its plants gets the infrared treatment

Kate Ballis’s “Infra Realism” series candy-coats the California desert resort town Palms Springs, California, and its glamorous Old Hollywood vibe already exudes a stuck-in-time quality, but Kate Ballis’s infrared photographs of itsShow More Summary

The hunt for vintage wallpaper: Where to find and how to decorate with it

From scenic panoramas to chinoiseries panels Welcome back to Period Dramas, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures. Editor’s Note:...Show More Summary

How a famous car commercial makes a case for banning cars

This 15-year-old Saturn ad shows why cars are so bad for cities The ad is puzzling right from the beginning. A guy jogs backwards out of his garage—maybe going out for a run?—but he’s in regular clothes. He’s joined on the street byShow More Summary

10 tallest buildings under construction or in development around the world

In the race to build vertically, Asia has a commanding lead Frank Lloyd Wright once proposed The Illinois, a mile-high skyscraper set on the shore of Lake Michigan in Chicago, a towering giant of a building powered by atomic elevators. Show More Summary

Ultimate concrete beach house wants $6.2M

The home in La Jolla, California, is an indoor-outdoor dream Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve...Show More Summary

Sleek tiny house features contemporary design details

Sweet While a healthy number of tiny homes feature wacky and whimsical designs, sometimes you just want a modern, livable tiny space—and Tiny Innovations is here to oblige. The Oregon-based tiny home builder has just unveiled its flagship...Show More Summary

Stunning California home was inspired by oak trees

Field Architecture crafted a gorgeous modern home of concrete, steel, cedar, and glass When Field Architecture first saw the build site in Portola Valley outside of San Francisco, it was a lush wooded hillside dotted with oaks—and the clients wanted to keep it that way. Show More Summary

Existing home sales plummet as supply shortages persist

Single-family home sales in the West and Midwest show the largest drops Most of the housing market’s ills can be traced to one cause—there simply aren’t enough homes for sale to satisfy demand. It’s driving home prices and rents up,Show More Summary

Apartment renovation reveals concrete beams in Rio

How to subtly incorporate concrete into a home Concrete as a material is cool and often sexy, but incorporating into one’s home can seem intimidating—if not impossible. Still, there are ways to spotlight it without going overboard. Case...Show More Summary

Elegant colonial-style home on nearly 7 acres wants $2.5M

Magazine-ready Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got. Location: Warren, Connecticut Price:Show More Summary

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process. Below,...Show More Summary

What that ultra-Instagrammable library in China is really like

A new video tour offers an on-the-ground view of MVRDV’s out-of-this-world design When Netherlands-based architecture firm MVRDV unveiled its undulating, glowing-orb-filled public library for Tianjin, China, the architecture world went bananas. Show More Summary

Target unveils new home goods line inspired by travel

1,300 colorful pieces, inspired by travel Another day, another new home goods line from Target. The wallet-friendly retailer launched two in-house brands last year—one midcentury-inspired, another by Chip and Joanna Gaines—and has just unveiled a third. Opalhouse features a whopping 1,300 color-rich items with an eclectic, international vibe. Show More Summary

What’s next for Airbnb?

As professionals find success on the platform, is there still room for sharers? Ask Harvey Hernandez about his upcoming real estate project in Kissimmee, Florida, and he’ll respond with the easy charm and outsized boasts endemic to his industry. Show More Summary

Did Amazon employees just tip the company’s hand on HQ2?

Clicks on an Arlington, Virginia, website are originating from an internal Amazon site While the world waits with bated breath for Amazon to announce which of its 20 “finalist” cities will be awarded the pleasure of trading its tax base...Show More Summary

The origin story of the ‘Black Panther’ throne

Pop culture’s new favorite chair has one of the most mysterious histories From its production design to costumes and visual effects, Marvel’s Black Panther is one of the most rewarding movies for design buffs, but there was one object...Show More Summary

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