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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: Yabba dabba redo

A look inside the tony town’s most bombastic abode.

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

Lush and colorful apartment complex embodies California cool

The common spaces are especially satisfying, with an earthy, rusty-chic palette that designers say were inspired by the colors of Southern California.

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.

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For $700K, a bright home with a three-story atrium in East Falls

Light pours in from above and accents the multiple planters and lemon tree below

21 pets who love cozy, gorgeous homes as much as you

Nothing says home-for-the-holidays like a furry pet snuggled up in its favorite spot around the house.

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Inside the Art Museum’s Frank Gehry-designed restaurant

Stir opens to the public today

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Neutra’s Bonnet House now renting for $8K per month

The two-bedroom Beachwood Canyon home has been appointed with a showroom’s worth of high-end vintage designer furnishings and art.

Fritz Hansen’s new seating makes open plan offices more bearable

The seats, which range from a single chair to a two and three-person sofa, aim to make an open plan office a little less open with its cocoon-like design.

Why ads for bedding startups are all over the subway

And how the brands paying for them are different from legacy companies

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Design Philadelphia 2018: 8 things to see and do

From checking out studios with a cocktail in hand, to attending lectures on futuristic design, there are a lot of options this week

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Pop-up design library opens in Union Market

Called "Resource," the space will remain open through Nov. 18

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Luxury Rittenhouse apartment tower, The Laurel, breaks ground

The long-awaited tower is will be the tallest high-rise apartment tower in the city.

9 must-follow Instagram accounts for plant lovers

Today we’re shining a spotlight on nine of the best Instagram accounts for plantspiration.

Japanese architect redefines ‘open plan’ with daring narrow house

Instead of expanding outwards, Japanese architect Katsutoshi Sasaki designed his personal residence in to stretch upwards.

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Civic group to launch first-ever LeDroit Park house tour this fall

The tour will highlight historic places and architecture in the Northwest neighborhood

30 gorgeous kitchens to inspire you right now

They come in all styles, shapes, and sizes, and offer plenty of ideas to steal.

How to design your perfect kitchen

Architect Cindy Black has redesigned more than 200 kitchens—here are her nine must-dos for creating the ideal kitchen, plus her tips for creating an intimate dining room.

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Versailles-meets-‘Dynasty’ chateau in Tiburon drops price

Circa-1992 mansion is the second-most expensive home for sale in ritzy Marin County enclave.

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New K Street hotel opening in September promises ‘ethical sustainable bohemian comfort’

Rooms at Eaton DC will start at $199 a night

9 vacation homes to fuel your wanderlust

The height of summer has us dreaming of escapes.

Spacious Tokyo home rises on narrow site

From the street, the house appears as a sliver of wood sandwiched between two other homes. But follow a stone walkway, and the house begins to twist at subtle angles, curving into a slim L shape.