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Home Sweet Home

Writer Sloane Crosley on her home in NYC, decluttering, and robber bait

The author of The Clasp chats with Curbed about the most beautiful, useful, and pointless objects in her home.

30 Personalities on Why They Love Where They Live

The only house that ever appears in my dreams is the one I moved out of when I was ten. Pre-Latin class, pre-AOL instant messenger, pre-sneaking out, pre-college applications—all adolescent landmarks I should probably remember more clearly than the grasscloth wallpaper in our foyer,

Home Sweet Home: Lisa Gersh

The CEO of Goop on her childhood in Riverdale, the importance of the kitchen, and empty nest syndrome.


Pat Kiernan on His First New York Apartment

NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan reminisces about his first apartment in New York City.

Deborah Berke Remembers Her Many New York Homes

For Home Sweet Home, New York City-based architect and educator Deborah Berke reflects on developing a taste for minimalism in the suburbs.


Photographer Sophie Elgort Reflects on Her Childhood

For Home Sweet Home, Sophie Elgort talks about how her childhood on Manhattan's Upper West Side and her family's love of photos influence her style.

Lockhart Steele on the Birthplace of Curbed

For Home Sweet Home, Vox Media's editorial director remembers the flowered sofa that defined his early days as a New York City-dwelling blog impresario.

Fredrik Eklund Shares Stories From His Childhood

For Home Sweet Home, luxury real estate broker Fredrik Eklund reflects on his childhood in a Swedish suburb and why the kitchen is the homiest room in any house.

Chris Hayes on Growing Up in the Bronx

MSNBC host Chris Hayes talks growing up in the Bronx, and his newfound love of sectional couches.


Michelle Beadle on Growing Up in Italy and Texas

For Home Sweet Home, the ESPN host talks about her childhood homes, her love of family photos, and tweeting from the toilet.

Christene Barberich Reflects on Her Roots

For Home Sweet Home, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Refinery29 reflects on her origins (1970s Long Island) and her approach to small-space living.

Lorin and Sadie Stein on Beloved Family Heirlooms

For Home Sweet Home, the first couple of The Paris Review take a literary stance on the objects that shape their domestic world.


Home Sweet Home: Yves Béhar

The storied industrial designer reflects on a lifetime of innovation, starting as a teen in Switzerland.

Kara Swisher on Her Real Estate Obsession

For Home Sweet Home, media and tech mafioso Kara Swisher opens up about her love of houses and obsession with real estate.

Bruce Stahl Reflects on Childhood in a Modernist Icon

For Home Sweet Home, one of the Stahl sons shares memories from the Case Study House #22 in Los Angeles, designed by architect Pierre Koenig


Home Sweet Home: Barbara Corcoran

The Shark Tank investor reminisces about growing up with nine brothers and sisters in Edgewater, New Jersey.

Mazdack Rassi on His Childhood in Iran and Illinois

For Home Sweet Home, the Milk Studios co-founder reminisces about his childhood, split between Iran and Illinois.


Desus Nice and Kid Mero on growing up in the Bronx

Internet personalities, podcast artists, and comedy duo The Bodega Boys took us on a tour of the Bronx, with stops at their childhood homes, and showed us what it means to be from New York's only mainland borough.

Joy Cho on growing into adulthood

For Home Sweet Home, the founder of blog empire Oh Joy! talks about finding her entrepreneurial spirit and growing into adulthood.

Ezra Klein

For Home Sweet Home, the political blogger and co-founder of discusses on what it really means to renovate a home.


Home Sweet Home: Harry Gesner

The 90-year-old modern architect Harry Gesner reflects on designing a home for his wife in Malibu

Writer Susan Orlean is Architecture-Obsessed

For Home Sweet Home, author and New Yorker writer Susan Orlean details her love of architecture and a youth spent pining for a house with nooks and crannies.

Warrick Dunn on Growing Up With a Single Mother

For Home Sweet Home, the former NFL running reflects on growing up with a single mother and how that shaped his charitable work.

Michael Bierut

The graphic designer and Pentagram partner opens his sketchbooks for a look his first New York City apartment

Jenna Wortham on Gardens and Memories of Home

For Home Sweet Home, the New York Times Magazine staff writer reflects on why gardens and green space make her feel most at home.

What It's Like to Grow Up as the Child of Donald Judd

For Home Sweet Home, the daughter and son of artist Donald Judd reminisce about growing up with their artist father between New York City and Marfa, Texas.

Noa Santos on Building a Home With Hawaiian Roots

For Home Sweet Home, the founder of Homepolish opens the door to the Manhattan home that he shares with partner and fellow Hawaii native Ross Matsubara.