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Target’s best Black Friday 2017 deals for the home

Get up to 40 percent off home updates and an extra 15 percent off select furniture and rugs Target’s Black Friday sale is here, and there are tons of deals on home, kitchen, and household appliances. Stores open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday,...Show More Summary

Flexible apartments offer efficient living for 7 students

Space Scholarship offers seven students a chance to live in two shared Bangkok condominiums Thai property developer AP Public Company has created shared living spaces in Bangkok for college students who have limited funds for housing. Show More Summary

Why the world is obsessed with midcentury modern design

The story behind the ubiquity Today, more than ever, the midcentury modern look is everywhere. DVRs are set to capture Mad Men's final season playing out on AMC. Flip through the April issue of Elle Décor, and you'll find that more than...Show More Summary

Would you move to this tiny village in the Swiss Alps?

This one will pay you to People often dream of up-and-leaving for the country, or greener pastures, or somewhere—anywhere—else than where they currently reside. Some even follow through with those pipe dreams, whether spurred by a new job or simply needing a change of scenery. Show More Summary

Cutest house ever asks just over $1M in San Diego

The perfect starter home, provided your budget is $1 million 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: San Diego, California Price: $1,049,000 This is it. Show More Summary

‘World Building of the Year 2017’ awarded to post-earthquake house in Chinese village

The reconstruction project reinvents traditional techniques In 2014, the Ludian earthquake struck Yunnan Province in southern China, collapsing some 12,000 homes and damaging another 30,000. The quake inspired architects at the Chinese...Show More Summary

Rotating tiny ‘Escape Pod’ lets you get away from it all

Cute! Spherical hideouts are having a moment. There’s the backyard Archipod, that floating treehouse orb, and even a KFC-branded tiny dome shelter. But if you’re looking for a more refined getaway from the mayhem of modern life, there’s a company you can hire to build a custom rotating retreat. Show More Summary

101 books about where and how we live

Recommended reading from urban experts and Curbed contributors Perhaps more than at any other time in American history, where we live determines much about what we know. As people who write about cities, we realized this presented a remarkable opportunity. Show More Summary

Ikea recalls Malm dresser for second time

After an eighth child was killed by an overturned dresser Ikea has announced that it’s once again recalling its Malm line of dressers, which has a history of injuring, sometimes fatally, young children when a pulled-out top drawer causes...Show More Summary

10 best beds under $1,000

From all-wood to steel-frame options Editor's Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information. A well-constructed, aesthetically pleasing bed (don’t forget the mattress!) can...Show More Summary

Home sales spike in October as Houston, Florida rebound

But supply shortages continue to push home prices out of reach Here’s the good news: Housing markets ravaged by hurricanes earlier this year appear to be recovering faster than expected. The bad news is that housing inventory shortages...Show More Summary

Everything you need to know about Wayfair’s Black Friday 2017 deals

Get up to 80 percent off at Wayfair, AllModern, and Joss & Main during Black Friday and Cyber Monday Black Friday sales have begun and some of our favorite deals (and biggest discounts) are at Wayfair and two of its sister sites, Joss & Main and AllModern. Show More Summary

9 facts about Amazon's unprecedented warehouse empire

In time for the holiday rush, the facts and figures behind the online retailer’s huge logistics network The holiday season will be a busy one for Amazon, and as 2017 draw to a close, it could be said this entire year has been a big one...Show More Summary

Judging a book by its cover

Why vintage design books are now so radical—and radically expensive In February 1972, the design director at MIT Press thought she had a fabulous idea. The publisher’s forthcoming book was about Las Vegas, and she would make the cover...Show More Summary

This Shazam for fonts can confirm your worst Papyrus suspicions

Have a Helvetica good time with the typeface-recognition app we’ve all been waiting for WhatTheFont is pure genius. Just open the app on your phone and aim the camera at a chunk of text. Snap a photo. In an instant, it recognizes the...Show More Summary

Tiny modern cabin makes up a dream Hawaiian getaway

Is this real life? Is this it? Is this the ideal tiny cabin living scenario? Occupying a 300-year-old lava formation in the mountains of Maui is Outside House, a home formed by two pavilions designed by Oregon-based architect Erin Moore. The...Show More Summary

8 best rugs under $500

Big impact, low cost Editor's Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information. A good rug really ties the room together, reflecting the furniture, wall art, and decorative accents around it. Show More Summary

How to assess the earthquake risk of your home

Consider these factors when trying to determine the earthquake risk of where you live Earthquakes are one of the most difficult natural disasters to prepare for. Despite the fact that half the world’s population lives near active faults,...Show More Summary

How historic preservation rebuilt a Pittsburgh neighborhood

Brick house by brick house, the award-winning effort to restore Hamnett Place offers a roadmap for creating affordable housing A working-class community located on the eastern outskirts of Pittsburgh, Wilkinsburg looked similar to many other Rust Belt cities. Show More Summary

This design-savvy airport shows air travel doesn't have to be terrible

’Tis the season for travel dread; at Amsterdam’s Schiphol, smart design proves it doesn’t have to be that way. ’Tis the season for stressful family encounters, last-minute shopping, and, for those traveling by air, the joy of navigating crowded airports during the holidays. Show More Summary

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