home furnishings

Virtual Museum: Shades of Gray

A clever exhibit fills in the picture of architect Eileen Gray.

June 26, 2020

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Too Much Stuff!

Playwright Arthur Miller got it right, in ‘The Price,’ seen recently at Arena Stage.

November 15, 2017

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George Washington’s Nose

Some stories are just too good to fact-check.

December 7, 2016

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A Master of Modern

Doug Meyers knows what downtown people need in their new condos, and it’s not 90-inch sofas.

September 10, 2014

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A Desk Is a Desk Is a . . . Writing Table

As useful as they are, some desks are almost works of art.

September 4, 2014

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What a Croc!

These critters will nip you only in the pocketbook.

September 1, 2014

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Perfect Bacon Bowl

That sound you hear is your diet hitting the trash bin when you see this.

August 28, 2014

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Dishing It Out for 20 Years

Fancy crystal, fancy china–such luxuries hark back to an earlier way of life. We like it!

August 27, 2014

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Photo by Adam Dowdee, iStock

Talkin’ ’bout Toilet Paper

One of the Little Birds proposes a bottom line for TP.

August 21, 2014

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Office Toys and Tools

Toys that will keep your hands happy at your desk.

August 6, 2014

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Masters of the House

The new Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams store at Tysons Galleria shows who has mastered our modern living spaces.

June 30, 2014

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Window displays, like the one above at the Georgetown Random Harvest, invite browsers to come in and take a closer look.

User-Friendly Random Harvest

The four branches of this furniture and accessories store really let you shop local.

June 14, 2014

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Be a master of the mini-dessert trend with a 37-piece Just Desserts and Tasting set (includes those darling little spoons) from Libbey Glass. The set is $29.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond stores and bedbathandbeyond.com.

A Host of Essentials for Hosting

Everyone can use handsome tools of the entertaining kind.

June 4, 2014

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Illustration by Kathy Legg / images iStock

Invasion of the Pantry Moths

After her kitchen is infiltrated, the author learns to show no mercy.

May 28, 2014

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An iron credenza / display case made by Philadelphia-based iron furniture maker Gary Magakis for Judith Beermann. Photo by Judith Beermann.

Minimalism Meets Nostalgia

She doesn’t like clutter, but some things just have to be saved–and even displayed.

May 12, 2014

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Super Women: Tricia Huntley at Home

Designer Tricia Huntley’s home is a work in progress, one problem-solving decision after another.

May 7, 2014

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Everything Store, Meet the Everything Store

Before there was Amazon.com, Washington had its own “everything store”–Rodman’s, serving up, well, everything, since 1955.

April 30, 2014

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Invasion of the Recycling Bins

They didn’t come from outer space, but from the D.C. Department of Public Works. Still, their impact has been otherworldly.

April 28, 2014

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