November 28, 2020
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Where Have All the Houseguests Gone?

Lela Rose’s dining table can accommodate dozens of guests and is a marvel of social engineering.One part rises from the floor to create a low seating area Japanese-style. Another part drops from the ceiling on cables to accommodate more people. Those two sections meet a third table which can be
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Shopping for Desk Lamps

Since the pandemic struck, improvised home offices have been put through their paces. If your work-from-home setup is ready for an upgrade, the right desk lamp is a good place to start.Beyond providing light exactly where it’s needed, “the task light becomes one of the things that creates your little work office at home,” said Clive Wilkinson, a Los Angeles-based architect
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Covid Pushes Real Estate Into the Future

The coronavirus could be the crisis that finally propels the tech-averse real estate industry into the 21st century.Location matters less, now that the office is the kitchen. Size matters more, now that everyone is at home. And the best way to justify exorbitant prices is no longer the building’s amenity package — it’s peace of mind walking from the lobby to the living
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When He Bought the Tiny House, He Was Single. That Didn’t Last.

In 2013, when Nick Gavin was still a bachelor, he found a one-bedroom, 1,700-square-foot cottage on Shelter Island that seemed like the ideal personal retreat. The previous owner, Melvin Dwork, a New York interior designer, had created a casually stylish interior with pine-paneled cathedral ceilings and a floor of lagoon-green ceramic tile that was deeply appealing to Mr.
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Shopping for Armoires

When your closets are stuffed, and it’s a struggle to hang even one more shirt, an armoire or wardrobe can provide relief with a little extra storage space.“I end up using at least one in almost every project,” said Sean Anderson, an interior designer based in Memphis. “It’s one of those pieces that serves a purpose, both functionally and aesthetically.”And a handsome