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The Lego House will host a family for an overnight stay

Have brickfast in bed Here’s your chance to stay in the Bjarke Ingels-designed Lego House in Denmark—free of charge—courtesy of Airbnb. Located in Billund, Denmark (the Lego Group’s home-base), the 130,000-square-foot building, which...Show More Summary

Inside a Brooklyn firm designing for the 99 percent

Caples Jefferson thinks architecture can be a powerful tool for community—and communication Why did two New York City architects recently jump on a commuter train to Princeton, New Jersey, to visit public intellectual Cornel West? To...Show More Summary

This $4 mug is the perfect design object

Confessions of a mug obsessive One of my fundamental beliefs about interior design is this: Mugs are the perfect design object. They are practical, portable, affordable, and often beautiful. They are carriers of comfort in the form of...Show More Summary

Buses—small, electric, and automated—may be transit’s future

Why some believe the first electric, self-guided vehicle you’ll ride should and could be a bus It may seem unlikely that a bus route that takes passengers to a local sauna would provide a glimpse of transportation’s future. But, to be...Show More Summary

Prefab ‘cocoon’ concept designed for extreme glampers

That’s right—extreme glampers We love a lavish nature experience as much as the next person. But there’s glamping and then there’s importing your own luxury prefab structure into the middle of a harsh salt-flat landscape. Designed by...Show More Summary

Hem’s NYC pop-up store is now open

Try before you buy Stockholm-based studio Hem has long been a favorite source for furniture and home accessories among design-minded folks, but its wares were only available through its website—until now, that is. Last month, Hem opened its first North American brick-and-mortar location as a pop-up shop in New York City’s Soho neighborhood. Show More Summary

Modular kits let you DIY your own camper van

A cheaper entry into #VanLife The recent popularity of adventure vans has inspired veteran RV companies to dive into the world of Class B vans and campers. But it’s also given rise to a new, DIY phenomenon that has more people than ever...Show More Summary

Good Thing’s irresistible home accessories now come in holiday bundles

The more the merrier With the holiday gifting season fast approaching, a new launch from Brooklyn-based home goods maker Good Thing should get your creative present-shopping juices flowing. In a two-is-better-than-one twist, the “Good...Show More Summary

Swell ’50s ranch home asks $1.25M in NorCal

The period bathrooms alone are a delight 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: Marysville,...Show More Summary

Best pre-Black Friday deals at Amazon include Echo smart home bundles

Save on the new Echo, Fire TV, and more Today marks the start of Amazon’s Smart Home month, which is slated to run until Black Friday, and you can already score deals. Amazon is offering savings on several smart home bundles including...Show More Summary

New AR app helps you choose houseplants for improving air quality

It’s also just oddly fun to place virtual plants onto photos of your home We all know that houseplants are good for us—the process of photosynthesis absorbs carbon dioxide and volatile organic compounds while producing oxygen. Studies also show that greenery lowers stress. Show More Summary

Architects designed these next-level shelters for homeless cats

Claw-some Don’t act surprised. We’re in a golden mewment of pet design, seen in everything from Ikea’s first pet collection to Craftsman Made” cat furniture, self-built cat towers, more curvy cat furniture, a cat design show, not toShow More Summary

The new frontier

The dynastic model of U.S. land ownership is disappearing Stone Canyon Ranch, one of the largest privately owned luxury estates in the country, lies about an hour’s drive from the nearest commercial runway. To get there, you motor north...Show More Summary

HUD considers bringing displaced Puerto Ricans to U.S. mainland

Bloomberg reports that multiple government agencies are in on the discussion It’s been more than a month since Hurricane Maria left much of Puerto Rico without electricity and clean drinking water, and with recovery efforts either going slowly or subject to scandal, the U.S. Show More Summary

These vintage Halloween postcards are everything

Hilarious and frightening! They don’t make them like this anymore—Halloween postcards that is. Designboom tipped us off to the fact that the Toronto Public Library has an extensive collection of vintage Halloween postcards, most of which...Show More Summary

Condo or co-op: Deciding what’s best for you

Ask yourself these questions before placing offer on a new home If you’re on the hunt to buy an apartment, one thing is crucial before beginning your search: decide if a condo and cooperative is right for you. “Working with a client,...Show More Summary

The only towels I will ever need start at $3

This is a love story about a girl and her towels This is a love story about a girl and her Martex towels. But it begins as love stories do: with a longstanding grudge. And I’m not generally one to truly hold grudges, despite being half Italian, a product of a New Jersey upbringing, and a fan of Shakespearean tragedies. Show More Summary

How six small towns and cities are going green

The growth of solar and wind power is giving parts of rural America good reasons to turn to renewables Small towns are suffering. A powerful Wall Street Journal article from earlier this year said that rural America, much of which is...Show More Summary

Are we having fun yet?

The Museum of Ice Cream is popular, colorful and sugary, but are visitors playing—or playing themselves? The sprinkles got to me first: After Boomerangs on banana swings, the second-most-popular ’gram from the Museum of Ice Cream seemed to be kid-buried-in-the-sprinkle-pit. Show More Summary

Groovy ’60s pad by John Lautner asks $1.5M

A swingin’ SoCal lair 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: Alta Loma, California Price:...Show More Summary

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