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  1. design edit
    Nature-Inspired Glass Lighting, Soft Seating at Lincoln Center, and More FindsPlus a monument to a historic Filipino settlement in Louisiana.
  2. on set
    The Best Part of ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Is the Set DesignMid-century Palm Springs stands in for a utopia that devolves into something sinister.
  3. housing
    Unsurprisingly, Dwell Magazine is Now Selling Its Own Prefab ADUsFor just $389,000.
  4. furniture
    ‘We Weren’t Afraid to Fall on Our Face.’A new exhibition honors the rebellious Soho design gallery Art et Industrie.
  5. 21 questions
    Duke Riley Once Owned H.P. Lovecraft’s Front ToothThe artist answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  6. design hunting
    Minecraft at MoMA, Barbie Dreamhouse Paint, and More FindsPlus a furniture and design exhibition in a landscape architect’s historic midcentury house.
  7. interior design
    Designers Are Getting Horny“Sexy,” curated by Eny Lee Parker, features a phallic grill, racy candle holders, a squeezable vase, and more libidinous designs.
  8. 21 questions
    Joseph Guerra Is Obsessed With ‘Italian Red’The industrial designer answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  9. hot garbage
    It’s Time to End Our ‘Rat Nutrition’ ProgramThe case for containerized trash.
  10. interior design
    The Wing’s Lasting Legacy Is the FurnitureIt makes sense that everyone’s trying to strip the co-working spaces for parts.
  11. 21 questions
    David Rockwell Has a Collection of 75 KaleidoscopesThe architect answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  12. design edit
    Psychosexual Furniture, Raf Simons’s Shaker Home Goods, and More FindsPlus a new documentary on the global fight for safe streets.
  13. public art watch
    Friends Seminary Is Getting Its Own Turrell ‘Skyspace’And it will be open to the public.
  14. 21 questions
    Anne Pasternak Rearranges Every Hotel Room She Stays InThe director of the Brooklyn Museum answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  15. interior design
    Did a Retouched Architectural Digest Photo Cover Up Stolen Relics?Now you see the Cambodian antiquities; now you don’t.
  16. 21 questions
    Architect Michael Chen Sneaks Fluorescent Yellow Into Every ProjectThe Design Advocates co-founder answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  17. design edit
    A LEGO Playscape in Harlem, a Squishy Chair, and More FindsPlus, a mural for Little Ukraine.
  18. remembrances
    Issey Miyake Was A Designer’s DesignerThe Japanese fashion designer was not just a favorite of architects; he was an early supporter of many young practices.
  19. 21 questions
    Magda Sawon Is Always Too EarlyThe co-founder of Postmasters Gallery answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  20. streets
    Eastern Parkway Was Never Meant to Be a HighwayThe case for making the street more like the pleasure road Frederick Law Olmsted intended.
  21. 21 questions
    Chella Man Wants to Redesign Headphones As ArmorThe artist and activist answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  22. design edit
    Candy-Inspired Tables, an Archive of NYC Water, and More FindsPlus, a new ashtray from Seth Rogen’s weed brand Houseplant.
  23. preservation watch
    It’s Actually Good News That Google Bought the Thompson CenterHelmut Jahn’s iconic Chicago building now has a chance at being preserved.
  24. 21 questions
    Qualeasha Wood Wants to Get Crab Legs With Cardi B.The textile artist answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  25. hot in here
    So You Want to Build a Sex Room …Interior designer Melanie Rose thinks you should have a place to explore pleasure (sex swing optional).
  26. 21 questions
    Design Gallerist Jean Lin Used to Bedazzle Skullcaps for J. LoThe owner of Colony answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  27. design edit
    Tables Inspired by Pasta, Hudson Square’s Walkable Upgrade, and More FindsPlus new stormwater flood maps for New York.
  28. life after roe
    Architects Are Getting Ready for an Abortion-Clinic Building Spike“This became a way to start taking action rather than sitting there being incredibly angry and feeling lost.”
  29. 21 questions
    At 90, James Wines Never Goes a Day Without DrawingThe architect answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  30. design edit
    A Montauk Motel Renovation, Stadium Seating for Open Streets, and More FindsPlus a 1960s flyer for a whisper abortion consultation service run by clergy members.
  31. housing
    Obama Blames Liberal NIMBYs for the Housing Crisis TooAt the American Institute of Architects’ 2022 convention, he criticized “bipartisan resistance” to affordable, mixed-income housing.
  32. 21 questions
    Ruoyi Jiang Hates the Lower East Side’s Bad Public ArtThe founder of Chop Suey Club answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  33. 21 questions
    Dario Calmese Misses His Jean Paul Gaultier CorsetThe artist answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  34. why this looks like that
    A ‘Comical Dungeon’ Designed in VR Takes Over a Chinatown GalleryNeo-feudalism and medieval creatures inspired Ryan Decker’s first solo show.
  35. public art watch
    What a Wood Boat and a Concrete Chaise Reveal About the African DiasporaA sculpture exhibition at Brooklyn Bridge Park explores modern Black identity.
  36. 21 questions
    Laura Raicovich Thinks Museums Should Have Fewer Shows a YearThe writer and curator answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  37. design edit
    Architect-Designed Birdhouses, a Busway Mural, and More Design FindsPlus fashion designer Duro Olowu mines the Cooper Hewitt’s archive.
  38. objects of desire
    Inside the Obsessive World of Taschen’s Custom Book StandsThe publisher’s 50-pound editions are too big for most furniture, so it’s been making its own.
  39. 21 questions
    Signe Nielsen Thinks 5G Towers Will Be a ‘Horrible Imposition’ on Our StreetsThe landscape architect answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  40. design edit
    Bioplastic Sculptures, an Okra-Inspired Rug, and More Design FindsPlus glass vessels for environmental causes.
  41. why this looks like that
    Designer Minjae Kim Translated His Mom’s Paintings Into Chairs“I sent her a photo of the chair. She was like, ‘Oh, it’s my painting.’”
  42. 21 questions
    Coco Fusco’s Best View of the City Was From a Birthday Boat RideThe artist answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  43. why this looks like that
    This Filipino American Designer Is Reclaiming the Peacock Chair“To me, it’s about more than designing a collection; I’m inventing a style,” says Cheyenne Concepcion.
  44. design edit
    Rope Masks, Nubby Vases, a Steel Bar Cart, and More Design FindsA special dispatch from NYCxDesign’s 10th anniversary.
  45. local lore
    The Williamsburg Building That Painted Over BasquiatWere the residents of a former factory on South 11th Street living in the “Sistine Chapel” of SAMO graffiti?
  46. exhibitions
    A Mexican Design Exhibition Has Taken Over a Rockefeller Center Post Office“Intervención/Intersección” celebrates creative kinship.
  47. our mayor
    Eric Adams Is Design’s New Hype ManAnd by design, he means fashion.
  48. green building
    The City’s First Mass-Timber Condos Are Now for SaleDesigned by Mesh Architectures, 670 Union almost didn’t happen.
  49. 21 questions
    Deborah Berke Wants to Live in the 79th Street Boat BasinThe architect answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  50. on set
    Building the Corporate Menace of SeveranceSaarinen’s impeccable Bell Labs campus conveys the terror of utopian office design.
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