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Construction Workers Accidentally Discovered a Pair of Priceless Lost Renaissance Frescoes

While working on an extensive restoration project at the world-renowned Uffizi Gallery in Florence, a couple of construction workers happened upon two Renaissance-era treasures: a pair of frescoes depicting none other...

As the Housing Supply Hits a Record Low, Is There Anything Left to Buy?

The early days of COVID-19 and the massive economic and logistical challenges it posed could have really affected the real estate market. But the opposite has proven true: 2020 saw a buying frenzy from coast to coast, with vacation towns as well as urban centers experiencing a surge in demand that often pushed offers well above asking prices. After a year of virtual tours and bidding wars, some recent real estate indicators inspire an interesting question: Are we simply running out of houses to buy?

Donald Glover Sells Midcentury-Modern Home to YouTuber Markiplier for $4 Million

In February, multitalented star Donald Glover put one of his two La Cañada Flintridge homes on the market, and he’s apparently found a buyer. Gaming YouTuber Mark Fischbach, better known as...

Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams Debuts Outdoor Line, West Elm Expands in Brooklyn, and...

California Closets Debuts a Different Type of Launch, as Matthew Fisher Reveals Chic New Offerings Ideas of Order, the California Closets magazine, has launched its fourth volume. The Home Issue, as it...

Haunting Photos Reveal a Massive Abandoned Town of Disneyesque Castles

Over the past several centuries, European monarchies’ power and influence over their respective country’s politics may have dwindled, but their stately châteaux, castles, and palaces have endured. There’s something about the...

Princess Diana to Be Honored With Blue Plaque Outside Former London Flat

The next time you’re in London, make sure to keep an eye out for the city’s famous blue plaques. A tradition now run by English Heritage that started in 1866, the...

Inside the Jubilant Spectacle that is Oscar Night 2021

The theme for the 93rd Academy Awards, set to air this Sunday in Los Angeles, is “Bring Your Movie Love.” It’s a deliberately effervescent message, intended to galvanize a global film...

The Expert Secures $3M in Seed Funding—Thanks in Part to Gwyneth Paltrow

Backed by VC firms, AD100 designer Brigette Romanek, and the Goop founder, The Expert focuses on being the industry’s design-consultation platform of choice

How This CO2 ‘Vacuum Cleaner’ Is Fighting Climate Change

Iceland was the ideal location for Orca. “It’s the only only site in the world where you can mineralize the CO2,” explains Beuttler, who notes that Climeworks has had a demonstrator...

Designing for Kids to Get a Lot More Play Post-COVID

Become an AD PRO MemberBuy now for unlimited access and all of the benefits that only members get to experience.ArrowThe COVID-19 baby boom that had been predicted early in the pandemic...

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