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10 minimalist buys for Scandinavian-inspired decor

Nordic meets California: Equal parts Stockholm and SoCal From big-box retail stores to the world's toniest auction houses, the options are endless when it comes to furniture shopping for your home. During Curbed's first-ever Furniture...Show More Summary

10 fashionable home essentials perfect for trendsetters

2016 chic: Everything for the home that's new and now From big-box retail stores to the world's toniest auction houses, the options are endless when it comes to furniture shopping for your home. During Curbed's first-ever Furniture Week,...Show More Summary

10 chic pieces fit for a Milanese penthouse

Milanese Glam: For the fashionable risk-taker From big-box retail stores to the world's toniest auction houses, the options are endless when it comes to furniture shopping for your home. During Curbed's first-ever Furniture Week, we're...Show More Summary

Oceanfront Shingle-Style Home With Katharine Hepburn Ties Asks $4.9M

An astounding retreat 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: Old Saybrook, Connecticut Price:...Show More Summary

With New Build America Bureau, Government Wants to Streamline Road Repairs and Infrastructure

New initiative by the Department of Transportation seeks to cut red tape and create shortcuts on the road to infrastructure repair In an attempt to jumpstart repairs of U.S. roadways and begin addressing the huge backlog of infrastructure projects across the country, the U.S. Show More Summary

8 Rugs Under $500

Big impact, low cost A good rug really ties the room together, reflecting the furniture, wall art, and decorative accents around it. It sets the primary tone for a space: cozy, artsy, sophisticated, or playful. The combination of color,...Show More Summary

Assembling Ikea

Driving northeast along Route 23 toward the Smålandian city of Växjö, wind turbines and golf courses give way to horse farms and dense stands of oak, pine, and silver birch. Sluggish logging trucks bring traffic to a crawl as you travel deeper into the lake-studded woodlands of southern Sweden. Show More Summary

Trippy, Interactive Musical Pavement Plays the Song of Your Shadow

This sensor-laden sidewalk doubles as musical instrument We’re entering an era of augmented pavement. If your sidewalk doesn’t soon provide you with ultra-fast WiFi or solar electricity, then at least it should play you some sweet tunes. An...Show More Summary

10 wacky work surfaces inspired by the standing desk trend

Look at what the standing desk has wrought No category of furniture has undergone as many landscape changes in recent years as the desk. Once thought of as a flat table where you could sit and do work, the desk has recently been reinvented as the Standing Desk. Show More Summary

Rent in Cincinnati, Santa Barbara, Kansas City: What $1,300/Month Gets You Right Now

From a sunny downtown studio to an adorable narrow house Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various cities across the U.S. Is one person's studio another's townhouse? Let's...Show More Summary

Can Startup Tushy Wash Away Americans’ Discomfort With Bidets?

The company aims to clean up our collective attitude on the WC fixture The bidet: a source of water, yes, but also a source of oft-inexplicable controversy in the U.S. Elsewhere—as in France (from whence the word "bidet" came) and Japan...Show More Summary

Furniture Trends for 2016: The Latest Colors, Textures, and Material Innovations

Spotting the new and now in furniture, lighting, and all the decor that screams “2016” As little as ten years ago, the most reliable way to mainline new furniture news was to read a magazine product roundup, typically published four months after the news itself happened. Show More Summary

The 3 Best Adventure Vans for Going Off the Grid

Expensive vans built for exploring The tiny home movement may be all the rage lately, but close behind is a captivation with conversion vans built to take adventurers into the wild. There are plenty of DIY examples, but if you don’t have weeks of uninterrupted build time, you might opt for these luxury, off-the-shelf solutions. Show More Summary

For one Ohio city, getting over ‘glory days’ was a good thing

Youngstown did well following a concept called “smart shrinkage” The tale of Youngstown, Ohio, isn’t an uncommon ine for urban planners in the Midwest. The once-thriving steel city took a steep population dive in the late 20th century,...Show More Summary

Pokémon Go and U.S. Cities: All News and Updates

A virtual game with astonishing real-life consequences Welcome to Friday Open Threads, a new series wherein we'll pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest, distress, horror, etc. Have something you want discussed?...Show More Summary

New Zealand just crowdfunded a new national park

Meanwhile, in the United States... New Zealanders raised $1.7 million during a crowdfunding campaign this year—including $254,000 from the country’s government—to save a beach from a potentially unfriendly buyer and turn it into a national...Show More Summary

Furniture from New Chinese Startup May Soon Be Available in the U.S.

ZaoZuo launched at last year’s Beijing Design Week Demand for high-quality, design-forward, western-style furniture is increasing in China, where the growth of the urban middle class continues to explode. Because of the country’s massive...Show More Summary

Detroit Upstart Floyd Wants to Change How We Furnish Our Homes

Here's how they plan to do it Moving home is schlep enough, but having to purchase and then assemble complex furniture just adds to the dismay. Millennials are said to be the moving generation and, as it turns out, neither traditional furniture—nor DIY, blown-up-Lego furniture—matches their needs. Enter Floyd. Show More Summary

Spacious California Craftsman Includes Lush Gardens, Pool for $4.6M

A swoon-worthy retreat Location: Pasadena, California Price: $4,580,000 Pasadena, California continues to indulge lovers of beautiful Craftsman homes, from the petite to the impeccably maintained to the movie-famous to everything in between. Show More Summary

Airy Home in Taiwan is Split into Multiple Levels to Maximize Light

Lovely and peaceful The interiors of this lovely family home in Pingtung, Taiwan is the latest project from local firm HAO Design Studio, whose specialty appears to be creating warm, modern spaces in compact city residences. This time,...Show More Summary

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