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Home Furniture

What you need to know about buying furniture—from how to spot quality at Ikea to expert advice on investing in a sofa.

How to pick the best outdoor furniture at any budget

We break down the different types of outdoor furniture—like teak, aluminum, and wicker—and share over a dozen picks at various price points.

Suburban Psychedelic is the vintage design trend we need now

Exploring the brief moment when middle America adopted the hippie aesthetic.

7 expert tips for thrifting furniture and home goods

Thrift stores are overflowing thanks to Marie Kondo, which means it’s the perfect time to scavenge for some gems. Here’s how to make the most of your trip.

8 tips for buying antique furniture

One of our favorite places to furniture shop is at an antiques store or an auction house—but how can you tell trash from a treasure?

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.

How to buy a sofa

Designers dish on the most important seat in the house.

How to spot quality furniture at Ikea

Here are a handful of expert tips and tricks for buying high-quality pieces at Ikea. Spoiler: You have to look beyond the particle board.

How speakers went from statement furniture to unseen tech

Today, small, easily hidden speaker systems are the mainstays of home listening. But how did we get from full cabinetry to speakers not much bigger than a tin can?

What's the deal with wireless charging furniture?

We talked with Grant Reig, Product Manager at the MIT-born wireless energy company WiTricity, to find out everything you need to know about this brave new world of cord-free, device-charging goods.