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What Does the Perfect Soap Dish Look Like?

This designer is making 100 in 100 days to find out.

The Window Air Conditioner Just Got a Much-Needed Revamp

Lower energy bills and minimalist design unite.

10 Things That Make the Founders of Goodee Happy

Byron and Dexter Peart love Miles Davis and sustainably made chairs.

What to Read This Summer, Based on Where You Wish You Could Travel

From the Mexican countryside to an alternate present NYC.

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Here’s How Etsy Is Supporting the Black Lives Matter Movement

Including a list of small businesses from which to buy.

A First Look at Supremely Spring-y Glassware That’s Sunshine for Your Table

Squiggles and swoops from Sophie Lou Jacobsen.

The Surprising City Where Buyers Can Still Find Affordable Homes

The average house costs $270,000.

This Is the Surprising Feature Home Buyers Are Prioritizing Now

We could all use some extra space.

This Chic Coffeepot Is My Most Satisfying Quarantine Purchase

It changed my mornings and therefore my life.

Amazon’s New Shop Will Help You Support Local Makers

And refresh your space in the process.

You Can Still Visit The Wing in Animal Crossing

How players are digitally recreating their everyday lives.

This Buzzy Craft Fair Has Gone Virtual—Here Are 5 Brands on Our Radar

Field + Supply is postponed, but you can get to know these makers now.

A Good WFH Playlist Is the Difference Between a Slow Day and a Productive One

Seven creatives share their go-tos.

This Text-Greeting Card Mashup Is More Popular Than Ever

Spread the virtual love while supporting indie artists.

Turns Out We All Want to Speak Another Language Right Now

Join the latest stay-in trend.

I Turn Old Homes Into Real-Estate Treasure

Why this designer believes there’s no such thing as a teardown.

All the Coolest DTC Brands Collaborated on the Ultimate Staying-In Guide

Make your time indoors even better.

Does Your WFH Chair Have Your Back?

Ten designers share their favorite options.

5 Newly Streaming Movies for the Two-Hour Escape You Need

Allow these set designs to transport you.

Next-Level Popcorn? Best Sweatpants Ever? You Need These Self-Isolation Splurges

Crowdsourced from Jeremiah Brent, Matilda Goad, and more.

Dyson’s Newest Product Is Geared Toward Hospitals, Not Homes

The company is refocusing its resources to save lives.

Social Clubs Have Gone Digital, and You Don’t Have to Be a Member to Join In

Cooking classes, astrology workshops, and more.

People Are Still Listing Homes With This Tool—And It Helps Them Sell Faster

Usage has tripled in the past two weeks.

These Are the Surprising Audiobooks People Are Turning to Right Now

Not-so-comfort reads.

Just Because You’re Stuck Inside Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Go to a Museum

Five virtual art experiences to get your inspiration flowing.

Hide Your Laundry Pile From Coworkers With West Elm’s Stylish Zoom Backgrounds

Dial in from your dream home.

The Best Thing I Tested This Month: A Salt and Pepper Grinder With a 20-Year Warranty

It’s worth every cent.

How Much Millennials Are Actually Spending on Their Starter Home

They’ve got the down payment covered.

Here’s Where People Are Actually Finding Their Forever Home

One region reigns supreme.

The New-Meets-Old Apartments in This Converted Church Are Divine

Here’s how the designers balanced past and present.

What to Read This Spring, Depending on Your Mood

From haunting thrillers to twisted coming-of-age tales.

The Most-Searched House for Sale This Week Is a Renovator’s Playground

Here are the three projects we’d tackle stat.

Our Dream House Is for Sale, But These Design Ideas Are Free

First up: Paint everything white.

5 Major Cities That Are Secret Hotbeds for Home Buyers

So long, suburbia.

Go to Gucci’s New Restaurant for the Food, Stay for the Design Inspo

Three ideas we’re taking home with us.

Cluttered Kitchen Counters Are a Non-Issue With This Clever Feature

Twelve inches makes a big difference.

Now Is the Age of #Knitflix and Chill

Six talents giving the old-school craft a modern update.

Do These New Candles Actually Smell Like the ’90s?

Eau de Lip Smackers and Gap jeans.

This City Is the Most Affordable Spot for First-Time Home Buyers

And also has plenty of design hot spots.

Renters Nationwide Are Flocking to This Bustling City

Moving West might be best.

The Size of a Millennial’s Dream Home Is Shrinking

This is the new ideal square footage.

Instagram Taught Me It’s Okay to Impulse Shop

No buyer’s remorse, no problem.

One of San Francisco’s Most Coveted Houses Is Up for Sale

Here's how six pros would fix it up.

Blu Dot Revamped Its Top-Selling Chair—And It’s Really, Really Good

It’s also extremely limited.

Real-Estate Agents Think These Are the 3 Most Enticing Home Features

1.2 million listings can’t be wrong.

Here’s Where All the Millennials Are Moving This Year

Tree-lined neighborhoods and enchanting Tudors abound.

We Uncovered the World’s Cutest Air Purifier at 2020’s Biggest Tech Event

Plus, four more picks from our style assistant.

100 Experts Predict Home Values Will Rise in This Buzzy Design Destination

The barbecue alone is a selling point.

I Left My Career as a Beauty Exec to Take on the Cookware Industry

It’s not just a flash in the pan.