New York City
Are New Yorkers Really Buying Cars in Droves Now?
A skeptical look at the so-called Vroom Boom.
No, Manhattan Home Prices Are Not Plummeting
Here’s what’s really going on in NYC’s housing market.
Navigating the new MoMA
The expanded Museum of Modern Art is so big, you may need GPS, and you’ll definitely need a snack.
How four small cities are fighting the effects of urban renewal
Curated by MASS Design Group, Fringe Cities dissects the harmful legacy of urban renewal.
Behold, an ‘Instagram museum’ for our environmental crises
Arcadia Earth is an immersive installation that tells the plight of the planet in the form of 15 photo-ready rooms.
How ‘High Maintenance’ captures the challenges of finding community in the city
The Guy’s trips through the city feature a parade of New Yorkers seeking calm and community.
Revisiting one of Isamu Noguchi’s most elusive designs: An NYC playground
A new Noguchi Museum exhibition gets is one step closer to being inside the designer’s visionary landscape.
The Wing’s new HQ takes over a historic NYC building
The office is outfitted with the Wing’s signature pastel colors, custom furniture, punchy environmental graphics, and woman-centric features.
NYC prewar apartment gets a dazzling modern update
The architects opened up the layout and widened room openings to create an airy feel and improve circulation.
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NYCxDesign 2019: News, trends, and more
Curbed will on the ground checking out the latest and greatest in furniture and decor launches, design exhibitions, and Instagrammable installations.
The NYCxDesign spectacles you’re about to see all over Instagram
The two-week-plus design extravaganza is back in NYC and here’s an idea of all the eye candy you can expect.
Snarkitecture’s monochromatic wonderland opens at Hudson Yards
Set in NYC’s new Hudson Yards megaproject, the venue will be home to three installations a year beginning with "Lost and Found," a highly photogenic ode to materials and perspectives.
Step inside a NYC townhouse turned into a paradise for high design
The Future Perfect outfitted a five-story West Village townhouse for its new "residential gallery" concept.
New York’s rejection of Amazon could be a turning point for corporate welfare
Amazon’s HQ2 debacle is the latest sign that the public has gotten wise to corporate subsidies.
World’s first ‘biophilic design store’ is a plant paradise
Greenery Unlimited bills itself as the first biophilic design store, which is a fancy way to say it’s a high-design plant shop that encourages visitors to hang around.
Floyd opens shoppable ‘housewarming’ to launch new sofa
The shop is part installation (inside a real apartment home in NYC), part shoppable experience, part gathering place for workshops and panel discussions.
All the NYCxDesign 2018 highlights you should know
Here are the designs, installations, and trends that stood out over a month of festivities.
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NYCxDesign 2018: News and updates
Furniture, art, installations, and more
To better understand the U.S.-Mexico border, one artist is tying knots
Mexican-American artist Tanya Aguiñiga explores immigration, identity, and culture in her first solo show at the Museum of Arts and Design.
What to expect from NYCxDesign 2018
From furniture launches to a massive new mural, here’s what to look out for this New York Design Week.
This doctor makes house calls
No matter the house, the can’t-fit-the-couch-through-the-door problem is universal.
The future of design is tactile, aromatic, and euphonious
As a new exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt demonstrates, designing for senses beyond sight is more inclusive and more fun.
Medmen, a new high-design cannabis dispensary, opens in NYC
MedMen describes itself as the "Apple Store of cannabis," and it’s easy to see why.
Brooklyn solar company sees canopies as way for city to go green
Built for New York City’s small, flat roofs, panels can work on rooftops anywhere
Dream Machine transforms abandoned retail space into the latest made-for-Instagram ‘experience’
Swimming in 38,000 balls? Going down a "Willy Wonka-inspired" rainbow hallway? It was all a dream!
How a 15-page DIY book forever changed travel for black Americans
Now on view at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design, "Derrick Adams: Sanctuary" investigates the book as both an artifact of Jim Crow America and as a constructive force against racism.
The (new) social networks
Coworking spaces are starting to look at lot like social clubs of 100 years ago. But why?
Fantasy mass transit maps by Reddit users link Subway restaurant locations
Satirical Subway Subways subreddit shows sandwich stops as transit hubs isn’t as crazy as it may first sound.
New exhibitions prove there’s no furniture like architect-designed furniture
Two new exhibitions at NYC’s Friedman Benda gallery focus on architect-designed furniture, featuring both 20th-century masters and emerging firms of today.
Ultra-fancy mobile meditation studio is en route to NYC
The tricked-out tour bus has laser-cut interior walls, a massive glowing orb, aromatherapy setup, and extra A/C.
Meet the mastermind behind NYC’s most iconic Christmas lights show
Today, it draws up to 100,000 visitors each year—but the display of holiday lights and decorations wasn’t always popular with neighbors.
The houseplant obsession comes alive at the Sill’s new store
A new store in New York City merges a covetable houseplant selection with education and community.
Inside a New York City firm designing for the 99 percent
Caples Jefferson thinks architecture can be a powerful tool for community—and communication.
Baccarat Hotel will soon offer a ‘crystal menu’
The hotel is launching a new line of business—selling all the bedazzling glassware on display.
Brooklyn Victorian building gets sleek gut renovation
New York City-based firm New Amsterdam Design Associates has completed a gut renovation of a 19th-century mixed-use building in Park Slope Brooklyn.
The tiny cabin goes high design in new micro housing concept
New York design studio Bureau V and MINI LIVING’s Urban Cabin program team up on a concept cabin.
18th-century stone house with gorgeous gardens asks $1.6M outside NYC
Antique charm abounds by way of rough-hewn beamed ceilings, rustic floorboards, deep fireplaces, built-in bookshelves, and stone terraces.
How I found the 350-square-foot studio apartment I didn’t know I wanted
After a fire, a writer decides—with help and luck—to trade rental life for homeownership.
MoMA PS1’s latest installation is a robot-woven solar canopy
Knitted out of recycled photo-luminescent textiles, the canopy’s million yards of thread collect solar energy and emit ethereal shades of blue, pink, and purple.