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6 important things to consider when buying furniture

Ergonomics, size, and construction are a few of the key things to keep in mind when buying furniture.

Nationally-renowned, intricate woodworking has roots in Bay Area

Scandinavian, European Arts and Crafts, and Art Nouveau movements influence Sebastopol-based Zito Schmitt Design.

Bay Area ceramists who are kiln it

Could these artists be the next Heath Ceramics?

The most beautiful interiors in San Francisco, mapped

It’s what’s on the inside that counts.

For $700K, a bright home with a three-story atrium in East Falls

Light pours in from above and accents the multiple planters and lemon tree below

21 pets who love cozy, gorgeous homes as much as you

Nothing says home-for-the-holidays like a furry pet snuggled up in its favorite spot around the house.

The most beautiful Bay Area libraries, mapped

Take a closer look at these bibliophilic beauties.

Inside the Art Museum’s Frank Gehry-designed restaurant

Stir opens to the public today

Neutra’s Bonnet House now renting for $8K per month

The two-bedroom Beachwood Canyon home has been appointed with a showroom’s worth of high-end vintage designer furnishings and art.

Why ads for bedding startups are all over the subway

And how the brands paying for them are different from legacy companies

Design Philadelphia 2018: 8 things to see and do

From checking out studios with a cocktail in hand, to attending lectures on futuristic design, there are a lot of options this week

Pop-up design library opens in Union Market

Called "Resource," the space will remain open through Nov. 18

Luxury Rittenhouse apartment tower, The Laurel, breaks ground

The long-awaited tower is will be the tallest high-rise apartment tower in the city.

9 must-follow Instagram accounts for plant lovers

Today we’re shining a spotlight on nine of the best Instagram accounts for plantspiration.

Japanese architect redefines ‘open plan’ with daring narrow house

Instead of expanding outwards, Japanese architect Katsutoshi Sasaki designed his personal residence in to stretch upwards.

Civic group to launch first-ever LeDroit Park house tour this fall

The tour will highlight historic places and architecture in the Northwest neighborhood

30 gorgeous kitchens to inspire you right now

They come in all styles, shapes, and sizes, and offer plenty of ideas to steal.

How to design your perfect kitchen

Architect Cindy Black has redesigned more than 200 kitchens—here are her nine must-dos for creating the ideal kitchen, plus her tips for creating an intimate dining room.

Versailles-meets-‘Dynasty’ chateau in Tiburon drops price

Circa-1992 mansion is the second-most expensive home for sale in ritzy Marin County enclave.

New K Street hotel opening in September promises ‘ethical sustainable bohemian comfort’

Rooms at Eaton DC will start at $199 a night

9 vacation homes to fuel your wanderlust

The height of summer has us dreaming of escapes.

Spacious Tokyo home rises on narrow site

From the street, the house appears as a sliver of wood sandwiched between two other homes. But follow a stone walkway, and the house begins to twist at subtle angles, curving into a slim L shape.

Futuristic lounge is clad head to toe in pink marble

Pretend you’re in a (very Instagrammable) sci-fi movie.

Inside The Laurel at Rittenhouse Square

The high-rise is scheduled to break ground in September or October, delivering condos that reach 9,000 square feet at $15 million.

For $315K, a Tudor-style Germantown home

The home has five beds and two baths

Curbed’s House Calls series is looking for a new writer

Curbed is looking for a contributing writer for our weekly home tours series, House Calls. Is it you?

First look: San Francisco’s newest luxury condos open at 181 Fremont

Sneak peek inside the new luxe units above the Instagram offices.

This robotic furniture system could be coming to an apartment building near you

Ori, controlled by a physical module, mobile app, or voice commands, turns studio apartments into so much more. The system is now available to developers in Boston, New York City, and Washington, D.C.

Furniture and antique stores in the Hamptons, mapped

Redecorating? Check out these local home stores in the Hamptons

Moody apartment renovation is all about natural materials

Designed by Taipei-based KC Design Studio, the 1,345-square-foot home is characterized by two parallel sections rendered in a dark and natural color palette.

Versace-inspired Fort Lauderdale home asks $27.5M

The seller of the seven-bedroom Fort Lauderdale home also designed Casa Casuarina (the Versace Mansion) in Miami Beach.

Ikea kitchen gets the golden treatment

Designed by Reform for the headquarters of local fashion designer Stine Goya, the kitchen features brass cupboards and handles that radiate golden hues.

Stylish studio apartment measures just 186 square feet

Kiev-based Fateeva Design has transformed a tiny flat into a studio apartment for a student living in Odessa, Ukraine.

Victorian renovation is all about bold color

A sophisticated palette of striking colors imbue this 19th century Victorian weatherboard house in the Camberwell suburb of Melbourne, Australia.

Impeccably restored Georgian townhouse wants $2M in London

All the paints were hand-mixed by historical paint expert Pedro da Costa Felgueiras, who also oversaw the home’s restoration and interior design.

Neutral colors make this apartment a calming oasis

Designed by local firm Zrobym Architects, the one-bedroom residence answers to the clients’ wish for minimalist interiors that are also comfortable.

Modern city apartment is all about understated color

The São Paulo apartment prioritizes an open layout, natural light, and the controlled use of color.

Modern city apartment dazzles with colors and curves

The Shanghai show apartment is divided into zones by way of built-ins and clever use of textures like boldly colored geometric rugs.

Minimalist holiday apartment created in former vodka distillery

The refreshing abode was designed by Thisispaper Studio as an escape from everyday life.