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Beverly Nguyen’s roaming homewares pop-up signed a lease at 27 Orchard.
  1. Wendy Goodman’s Postcards From Milan Design Week The 61st edition of the Salone del Mobile celebrated history while ushering in the new.
  2. There’s a Monument to South Central L.A. on Top of the Met Once the run in New York ends, it goes back to its home community for permanent installation.
  3. Shallot Is Le Creuset’s New Color The inside of one, specifically.
  4. Casa Fornasetti Is the Most Captivating House in Milan They let me take pictures when I visited.
  5. Beef Gets the Design World Right From its bland, beige Calabasas minimalism to gloopy vases.
  6. Old-School Decorating in a West Village Bing & Bing Co-op Dan Lobitz, a partner at Robert A.M. Stern Architects, and Mark Jacobson, a photographer, were meticulous with the details of their home.
  7. Gaetano Pesce’s Drawings, Helen Levi’s New Ridgewood Store, and More Finds Plus a furniture collection that captures “the explosive feeling of cuteness.”
  8. A Trippy-Looking Place to Make Your Life Better Through Ketamine Randy Polumbo made pieces in the new Cardea offices out of mycelium, “the understory of the mushroom people.”
  9. The Tiny Antiques Gallery of an Avid 31-Year-Old Collector Find French tapestries and Murano glassware in Christopher Cawley’s Chinatown storefront.
  10. A Tribeca Loft With a Kitchen Swing and an Old Convent Door “Everything changes in this house,” says its owner, Grimanesa Amorós, who has filled it with her organic light sculptures.
  11. Rare Akari Light Sculptures, Alexander Girard Posters, and More Finds Plus, Public Records’ new “living room.”
  12. What Happens When an Architect Designs Their Own Family Getaway Two different upstate homes — one modern, one cozy.
  13. From a Decaying Bohemian Skylit Garret to a Modern Home Kay Lee and Jonathan Chong were beguiled by this Village walk-up owned by artists for decades. But then they had to live in it.
  14. Tom Sachs Promised a Fun Cult The sculptor likes to call his studio part of his art practice. Working there could often be scary.
  15. The 9 Best Architecture, Design, and Urbanism Books Out This Spring Including a compendium of Milton Glaser’s illustrations and a delightful collection of underground weed ads.
  16. A Visit to the Home of Dansk’s Most Prolific Designer An excerpt from Jens Quistgaard: The Sculpting Designer.
  17. This Year’s Pritzker Winner is a Surprise, But Not in a Good Way After a decade of experimental, diverse winners, David Chipperfield feels like a safe choice.
  18. Lili Chemla’s West Village Apartment Has a Tub With a View It’s as cozy and elegant as her fashion line, Leset, and she insisted on keeping the sticky old windows for charm.
  19. Havana-Influenced In Washington Heights Adam Rolston’s Deco co-op looks across to the Palisades.
  20. An Installation of Clothes, Cardboard, and Plywood Takes Over the Japan Society Artist collective CFGNY brings a fashion show to Japan Society after 50 years.
  21. How Luam Melake, Designer of Furniture with Feelings, Furnishes her Harlem Co-op It’s a three-bedroom; she works in two of them.
  22. Let the Light In Peter Vits and Zoe Vidali opened up their Noho triplex with a 27-foot-high atrium.
  23. A Minimalist Ashtray, a Carved-Wood Lamp From the 1970s, and More Design Finds Plus a new bar in Greenpoint designed to look like it was always there.
  24. How to Sauna, the Ikea and Marimekko Way With rhubarb-print robes, ripply towels, and birch benches from their new Bastua collection.
  25. A Prewar Studio Made Suitable for Two Kristoffer Cusick and Dan Hickle bought the 600-square-foot West Village co-op as a pied-à-terre, then redid it to live in it.
  26. I’ll Miss You, Design Bots The loss of Twitter’s open API will probably finish off the accounts that put random visual delights into my feed.
  27. What the Gallerists Brought Home How Patrick Parrish and Alex Gilbert decided what they wanted to live with in their Clinton Hill apartment.
  28. The Rainbow Hellerware Revival, Artist-Made Dream Houses, and More Design Finds Plus, an architect’s quest to perfect the tiny wood stool.
  29. Floating Bedrooms in a Williamsburg Loft Matt Spangler asked architect Keith Burns for more space and light in his new place: Before and after photos.
  30. U.S. Department of State Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Serifs For memos, Times New Roman is out, Calibri is in.
  31. Push and Pull on a Park Avenue Co-op Renovation Interior designer Olivia Song’s clients were a couple with “polar opposite” tastes: he liked contemporary, she was more traditional.
  32. The Entirely Affordable, Cheerfully Modernist El Borinquen in the Bronx Nonprofit developer Comunilife teamed up with Alexander Gorlin Architects.
  33. Bethann Hardison’s Home Has Many Stories to Tell She challenged a stubbornly un-diverse fashion world, ran a modeling agency, and soon has a documentary coming out about her life.
  34. Wall-to-Wall Carpeting’s Very Good Year It made a dramatic, dreamy entrance in galleries, homes, bars, and museums.
  35. Curbed’s 10 Most-Read ‘Great Rooms’ Stories in 2022 They include a medieval triplex, his-and-hers apartments, and Wendy Goodman’s own apartment of 27 years.
  36. Talking to the Guy Who Put Bees in Julianne Moore’s Backyard Will Ferrell’s honey tastes like acacia, oak, and chaparral. LeBron’s is more Chinese elm and eucalyptus.
  37. Curbed’s 20 Most-Read Stories in 2022 They included bitter real-estate feuds, our deep dive into trash, and a report from Caroline Calloway’s drawn-out good-bye to the city.
  38. A Mod, Mix-It-Up English Country Cottage in the West Village Sasha Bikoff warned her husband of her decorating plans, “I’m going to go kind of crazy here.”
  39. In Praise of the ‘Good Life’ Modernism of Barbie’s 1979 A-Frame An excerpt from Barbie Dreamhouse: An Architectural Survey
  40. Mashed Potatoes Meet Monet Climate activists have been celebrated for defacing great paintings. Why?
  41. He Transformed His LES Apartment To Feel Like His Minnesota Childhood Home. Artist and set designer Steven Hammel’s cozy nostalgia.
  42. The Day Wendy Goodman Moved Out of Her Apartment of 27 Years “I’d always thought that I’d be carried out feet first.” Then the brownstone she rented in was sold, and she had to sort through life.
  43. George Lois, the Impossible Ad Man The madman (but not a Mad Man, he was quick to tell you) behind Maypo, MTV, and Muhammad Ali’s Esquire cover has died at 91.
  44. Invite an Artisan to Holiday Dinner An eye-popping excerpt from the new book At the Artisan’s Table.
  45. You Made Harry’s Couch And now you can buy it right side up.
  46. Peloton Founder Is Going Big on Rugs Inspired by Ernest Hemingway and Bob Marley.
  47. These Obsessive Collectors Fill Their Homes With Chicken Pottery and Prototypes An excerpt from Sight Unseen’s How to Live With Objects.
  48. A Takashi Murakami Pancake Pan, Cold Picnic Sweaters, and More Giftable Finds Plus a long-awaited tableware collection from Laila Gohar and Hay is finally for sale.
  49. The Objects That Sight Unseen’s Jill Singer Collects Including a vase with too much sentimental value to let go of and a custom desk.
  50. The Best New Books for Design, Architecture, and Urbanism Enthusiasts From an encyclopedia of furniture to an especially gorgeous travel guide to Florida.
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