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Kelsey Keith is Curbed's first editor-in-chief. She was raised in Tennessee and lived in New York for 13 years, before moving to DC in 2019. She joined Vox Media in February 2015 from Dwell magazine.

Kelsey directs all editorial operations for Curbed, with a special interest in making architecture relatable, cities approachable, streets walkable, rooms beautiful, and buildings useful. She strongly believes that if you love where you live, you should critique it in equal doses as championing it.

Farewell—for now

Curbed EIC Kelsey Keith shares her final Editor’s Notes.

Decor inspo from ‘Goodnight Moon’

The children’s classic is currently in heavy rotation at my house.

Falling down design rabbit holes

And finding digital distractions.

Finding comfort and entertainment at home

Now that I’m back online for a good portion of the day, I’m looking for ways to decompress in my time off.

My best of 2019 (yes, already!)

Picking my favorites on Curbed is like picking one’s favorite ice cream flavor: How can you really decide when they’re all SO good?

My personal holiday shopping list

What I like to bestow (enforce…) on my nearest and dearest.

Pro tips for designing kids’ rooms

There’s a little something for everybody here.

Adventures in DIY

Curbed editor-in-chief Kelsey Keith fills you in on her latest DIY project: a custom dresser for under $300.

Distracted by a building, the Kelsey Keith story

Ogle architectural wonders around the world with me.

Pro tips for reupholstering a sofa

How much fabric should you budget? And is reupholstering really worth it?