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Cat Owners Can Lick Their Cats Using This Perfect Invention

Finally, the one thing we've all been waiting for Look, the fact of the matter is, all the really good stuff has already been invented. We've got the lightbulb. We've got the fitted sheet. We've got it all. It's all taken. And as of today it's really all taken, because the last great invention has been invented and put up on Kickstarter. Show More Summary

Revamped Eichler Home Includes Zen Gardens for $1.7M

Not your average Eichler remodel 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 Jose,...Show More Summary

If You Want to Sit in a Corn Husk, Here Is the Chair For That

This chair will wrap you up like a corn cob in a corn husk There is lots of criteria that we use to evaluate furniture. Is it comfortable? Is it stylish? Does it make me feel like a corn cob? Depending on how important that last oneShow More Summary

Legendary Cannes Chateau on Market For the First Time in 56 Years

Hitchcock filmed parts of "To Catch a Thief" at this castle Besides movie stars and luxurious hotels, Cannes also has an incredible chateau fresh on the market—and it may be one of the greatest properties ever on offer in the French Riviera. Show More Summary

6 Apps for Making the Most of Your Vacation

Finding local gems and getting from here to there With summer just around the corner, you're doubtless dreaming of running off to the perfect vacation retreat. Whether you're angling to stay in a beachside surf hut, mountain cabin, or...Show More Summary

Splashy Coworking Space With Ace Lighting and Furniture Opens in London

Get your (co)working done in style From Los Angeles to New York, coworking spaces are taking major urban centers across the U.S. by storm, providing chic spaces for collective toil and, in some cases, making interesting (re)use of historic...Show More Summary

There's Nothing More Rebellious Than Doing Virtual Graffiti in a Simulator

Take that, The Man! If you think that by doing graffiti on a wall you're "sticking it to the man" or "rebelling against authority" or "expressing yourself in the face of societal conventions," then clearly you never done virtual graffiti in a computer game. Show More Summary

Inside the Shipping Container Room You Can Take Anywhere

Too tiny to be a tiny house, but could be an add-on to one! We've talked a lot about the feasibility of living in a house made out of shipping containers. But the rise of affordable tiny homes available in many configurations and price points seems to be eclipsing the (usually multiple) shipping-container-as-dwelling movement. Show More Summary

This Clever Multifunctional Chair Is Perfect For Apartment Dwellers

Nifty! It's a simple idea executed beautifully: in just a spin or two, the Woodieful chair, developed by a group of Slovenia designers, transforms from stool seating to a versatile storage and display system. Designed with apartmentShow More Summary

Donald Trump's Former Mansion Is on the Market For $45 Million

There's not as much gold leaf as one might expect A mansion that was purchased for $4 million by Donald Trump in 1982, turned over to his ex-wife Ivana in their divorce in 1992, and sold by Ivana to its current owners for $14 million in 1998 is now on the market for $45 million. Show More Summary

Floating Bridge for New York City Hits Kickstarter Goal

Now designers can test a prototype of the Citizen Bridge, meant to connect Brooklyn to Governors Island The Citizen Bridge is one of the more offbeat and compelling artist-led projects designed for New York City's waterfront. The proposed...Show More Summary

Cannes' Most Luxurious Hotels: Sneak a Peek at Where the Stars Stay

Hang out with the rich and famous... or at least daydream about it The red carpet has been rolled out on the Promenade de la Croisette and things are heating up on the Côte d'Azur for the 69th annual Festival de Cannes, the film industry's most glamorous festival. Show More Summary

Sleek Extension of 1880s House Grows Around a Poplar Tree in the Backyard

Neat! There are lots of ways to go about designing a fabulous home extension, and sometimes a key piece of inspiration could be right in your backyard. Take Canadian firm Microclimat's recent project in Montreal, which involved the expansion of a circa-1885 rowhouse. Show More Summary

Ask Flipped: Is It Immoral to Declaw My Clawfoot Tub?

I don't want to do anything inhumane Welcome back to Ask Flipped, where we answer very real questions from readers who are having problems with home decor, design, or anything else. Do you have a question? Write it on a post-it note and throw it into a strong gust of wind. Show More Summary

Prestigious Architecture Firm's Colorful London Office Goes Against the Grain

No whitewashed walls here Architects' offices often look like pristine sets on a Nancy Meyers film: beautifully appointed, minimalist spaces gorgeously awash with sunlight, with simple plywood-topped desks and walls painted a stark white. This...Show More Summary

'Rocking Pacman Reverse Seesaw' Is the Greatest Piece of Furniture Ever Made

Astonishingly, it's almost exactly what it sounds like Designer Louis Lim has created a two-person seat that is also a see-saw, and also Pac-man. So if you think that anyone has made anything better than that, well, we don't really know what to say. Show More Summary

Road Trip: How Historic Homes Are Moved

Hint: very carefully This church was moved in Springfield, MA to make way for new development. Courtesy of Wolfe House & Building Movers. Welcome back to Period Dramas, a weekly column that alternates between roundups of historic homes...Show More Summary

Are Urban Gondolas Part of the Future of Public Transit?

Proposals for an Austin mass transit system and Chicago tram for tourists explore the potential of urban cable Anyone who has been to Austin, especially for the city’s signature music and tech festivals, such as SXSW, has seen a particularly crowded version of this Texas cultural capital. Show More Summary

Karim Rashid Is Redesigning an Adult-Themed Resort in Mexico

Rashid will bring his "sensual minimalist style" to Temptation Resort & Spa Designer Karim Rashid has been tasked with redoing the adult-themed Temptation Resort & Spa in Cancun, Mexico, and has responded in his usual fashion: with a great many glossy white surfaces, wavy shapes, and colors not found in nature. Show More Summary

NYCxDesign 2016: What We Saw, Loved, and Coveted

So much visual deliciousness NYCxDesign, the citywide celebration of design that sweeps through New York every May, has come to a close. After scoping out many a showroom, design fair, and everything in between, Curbed editors have reconvened to reflect on almost three weeks of enticing furniture, home goods, and objets of all sorts. Show More Summary

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