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Jenny Xie is the editor of, where she oversees daily coverage of architecture, design, and real estate. She is interested in surprising stories, useful ideas, and things of beauty.

The Real Estate ‘Concierge’ Helping New Yorkers Find Cool Homes Outside The City

Real-estate agent Esteban Gomez sells the upstate dream to the city’s apartment-dwelling ‘creatives’.

5 cool prefab backyard sheds you can buy right now

It’s an easy way to add a home office, yoga studio, or guest room to your property.

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but there is probably a stellar app out there to assist with every part of the process.

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Our guide to loving the space you have

How to stay organized, inspired, and connected at home in a time of social distancing.

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Where to buy plants online

Your best bets for houseplants that can be shipped directly to your door.

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Why scallions are my quarantine houseplant of choice

Reflecting on a good thing growing in my home, as I enter my fourth week of staying indoors.

The midcentury home Drake demolished to build his Toronto mansion

The razed house was a 1963 design from a pioneering modernist.

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25 storage ideas to help you get organized in a snap

From bins to buckets, here’s everything you need to get organized for the new year.

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15 gorgeous backdrops for your next Zoom call

Want a better video chat background? Try these options, carefully selected to look sufficiently realistic.

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5 cool prefab backyard sheds you can buy right now

Whether used for a home office or yoga studio, backyard sheds are an easy way to make the most of your property.