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Has minimalism gone too far?

Misunderstood as an aspirational home design aesthetic, minimalism is due for a reappraisal, according to a new book.

Renovated apartment looks fresh with plenty of arches and green

A deep blue-green hue is a theme throughout the home, showing up on kitchen cabinets, doors, walls, including arched recessed pockets.

Modern loft-style apartments built atop a dentist’s office

The apartments feature huge skylights inside, plus expansive floor-to-ceiling windows toward the rear.

Micro apartment design shape-shifts to maximize space

The 192-square-foot living room arrangement centers around a set of furniture that folds, shifts, slides, and hides.

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Sneak peek: Tribeza Interiors Tour 2020

The homes tour highlights one-of-a-kind design by local professionals.

Bright renovated apartment is all about yellow

How much yellow is too much yellow? According to this Beijing apartment, there’s no such thing.

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Nationally-renowned, intricate woodworking has roots in Bay Area

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

Renovated apartment places multifunctional cube front and center

The 430-square-foot pad puts a bespoke spin on making the most of available space.

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Here are some of the most notable wine caves in Napa Valley

Classy places for fundraisers—crystals not included.

How the 2010s changed interior design

A design journalist reflects on the decor trends that defined the last decade.

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Where to find the best pottery and ceramics in the Bay Area

These artists are kiln it.

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The 18 best design and furniture stores in the D.C. area

Where to shop when you need a new piece

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The most beautiful Bay Area libraries

Take a closer look at these bibliophilic beauties.

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You can rent this Lake Tahoe cabin decked out in Heath Ceramics style

It costs $405 per night.

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

Former ore foundry renovated into stunning weekend home

The upstate New York home has soaring ceilings, modern furniture, and some rustic touches.

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Celebrate 100 years of Bauhaus at these two new exhibits

No, not the gloomy English rock band.

This breezy home feels like an indoor treehouse

"Floating" platforms pull double duty, functioning as an overlook to the ground floor while serving as pathways to upper-level rooms.

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Why Detroiters should check out this popup selling postmodern housewares

Ecce Pomo gives visitors a look at a style that has little history in Detroit.

This pastel wonderland is actually a school

The Blossom School is full of whimsical yet on-trend details like curved walls, terrazzo, and soft, round shapes.

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Dirty, hands-on, and social: Behind the ceramics boom in SF

The tactile trend—blowing up thanks, in part, to social media—offers a creative outlet and sense of community.

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Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit opens at District Architecture Center

Focused on Wright’s interior designs, the free exhibit runs through September 6

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Check out early photos of the ‘Lawn’ exhibit at the National Building Museum, opening July 4

The exhibit runs through September 2 and features audio stories by famous people

Here’s what ‘Star Wars’ characters look like as luxury furniture

If you’ve ever wondered what Darth Vader looks like as an arm chair, you’re in luck.

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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s dinosaur hall to reopen Saturday

A new exhibit, "Deep Time," follows a $110 million renovation that took five years

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OMA-designed Avery offers condos by Clodagh?Design and?Restoration Hardware

What’s in a name?

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Midcentury modern homes to be featured in 19th annual Brookland House and Garden Tour

The tour is set for the afternoon of June 2

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Apple’s new D.C. store is a temple to commerce housed in an ‘excellent example of neoclassicism’

The historic Carnegie Library has been radically transformed into a glossy flagship for the tech company, with creative ambitions to boot

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Your first look at the 2019 San Francisco Decorator Showcase

Dozens of Bay Area designers transform 18,000-square-foot Presidio Heights mansion into a playground of interior design.

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Renovated MLK Library to feature artwork by D.C. public school teacher on large glass walls

The walls will display protest buttons and King-related items as individual dots that form a bigger image

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The Hillsborough Flintstone House: Look inside the home that has city leaders fuming

Yabba dabba redo.

10 most high-design marijuana dispensaries in the U.S.

Gone are blacked-out windows and the faint smell of pachouli at your local head shop, the next generation of dispensaries are well-lit, airy, and spacious.

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15 furniture and antique stores in the Hamptons

Redecorating? Check out these local home stores in the Hamptons

Inside an ultra stylish hotel where all the furniture and art is for sale

The founders of Milan’s gorgeous Six Gallery space just created a shoppable hotel in the same 16th-century monastery.

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Two D.C. public libraries win prestigious architecture awards

The local chapter of the American Institute of Architects recognizes the West End and Cleveland Park libraries

Small apartment comes with a clever nap pod

The 495-square-foot apartment comprises a monochromatic plywood and pine wood interior that gives the space a tawny glow.

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Animal-focused exhibit at National Building Museum promises ‘cabinet of curiosities’

The exhibit features more than 125 architectural objects depicting animals and opens on April 20

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D.C. unveils long-hoped-for downtown day center for the homeless

Glimpse inside the new facility, housed at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church

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‘DeafSpace’ design principles take shape in the D.C. area

A talk in NoMa earlier this week highlighted pioneering projects that promote visual communication