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  1. The Other Affair in ‘Conversations With Friends’ Style, Yesterday

    In the Hulu adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel, a large and tasteful home becomes an object of infatuation.

  2. ‘I Want to Live in That Room’: Designers on Their Broadway Sets Theater, May 19

    Live theater summons energy no digital performance can match. Set designers for five of this season’s plays explain how they built eye-catching environments that crackle with it.

  3. Bruce Mau: A Designer Puts Life on the Drawing Boards Arts, May 19

    A new film about the celebrated graphic designer follows his career as the scale of his projects goes from small to extra large to global.

  4. Early Adopters of Remote Work, They Moved Upstate Before Covid Real Estate, May 17

    Drawn by the dream of life in the country, one Washington, D.C., couple took a chance on a ramshackle property in Ulster County, N.Y.

  5. Making the Dream of Country Life a Reality Slideshow, May 17

    Drawn by the idea of living upstate, one Washington, D.C., couple took a chance on a ramshackle property in Ulster County.

  6. Shopping for Adirondack Chairs Real Estate, May 16

    Nothing says summer like a pair of these classic outdoor lounge chairs.

  7. Overlooked No More: Junichi Arai, Innovative Textile Designer Obituaries, May 13

    His experimentations with different materials and technology earned him widespread recognition as well as patents and awards.

  8. Saving Modernism in the Hamptons Real Estate, May 13

    Timothy Godbold, an interior designer based in Southampton, became a Hamptons preservationist after learning that so many modernist houses have been torn down.

  9. In the Shadow of a Cornish Castle, a Vegetarian Feast for Beltane T Magazine, May 11

    The couple behind the British interiors brand House of Hackney had a group of similarly sustainably-minded friends over to mark the ancient Celtic festival.

  10. Melissa Gilbert and Tim Busfield, on Their Upstate Escape Real Estate, May 10

    The ‘Little House on the Prairie’ star, who has a new memoir out, and her husband, the actor and director, collaborated happily on their Sullivan County retreat. Just don’t ask about the pleather recliner.

  11. At Home With Melissa Gilbert and Tim Busfield Slideshow, May 10

    The ‘Little House on the Prairie’ star her husband collaborated happily on their Sullivan County retreat. Just don’t ask about the pleather recliner.

  12. Shopping for Outdoor Planters Real Estate, May 2

    Spring is here (whether or not it feels like it), and it’s time to spruce up the patio.

  13. How Technocrats Triumphed at Apple Technology, May 1

    The man who helped give the world candy-colored computers eventually walked out the door. What does that mean for the company’s next big thing?

  14. Let’s Have a (Disco) Ball Style, April 26

    In these unsettling times, a twirling party from the ceiling can be an effective pick-me-up.

  15. A New Set of Tastemakers Finds Inspiration in Shakers Style, April 23

    Though the faith currently comprises one active community with two congregants, Shakerism’s ideals have found new acolytes in the food, fashion, art and design worlds.

  16. The Year in Illustration Interactive, January 5

    The New York Times’s most memorable illustrations of 2021

  17. ‘I Could Never Abandon Them’: Neopets Users Play On Interactive, November 3

    A devoted corps of users has kept this sparkly but outdated digital world, where magical pets have been reared since 1999, afloat. Recently, droves of pandemic-era nostalgia seekers have joined them.

  18. 12 Talents Shaping the Design World Interactive, October 4

    Whether they make furniture, housewares, textiles or floral arrangements, these creative forces bring a singular perspective and devotion to their work.

  19. Remembering the Man Behind ‘I ❤️ NY’ Interactive, June 25

    The graphic designer Milton Glaser died one year ago on Saturday.

  20. The Story of Modern Art and Design, Housed in a Suburban Detroit Basement Interactive, June 17

    The storage facility of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, in the unlikely enclave of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is a treasure trove of iconic objects.

  21. What a Tiny Masterpiece Reveals About Power and Beauty Interactive, April 2

    Crosscurrents of religion and culture shaped this stunningly detailed portrait of the 17th-century Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal.

  22. Arrange Your Clutter Into Collections Interactive, January 15

    You’re at home all the time — why not improve how you display your favorite things?

  23. The Year in Illustration 2020 Interactive, January 14

    The most memorable illustrations of the year, as chosen by art directors at The New York Times.

  24. The Myth of North America, in One Painting Interactive, November 25

    How Benjamin West remade a bloody battle as a founding romance.

  25. Seeing Our Own Reflection in the Birth of the Self-Portrait Interactive, September 25

    Now it seems self-evident that pictures can represent who you “really” are. That conviction began with Albrecht Dürer, five centuries ago.

  26. Contain Your Children’s Clutter Interactive, August 6

    Children can be messy, but interior designers have some suggestions on setting up space to contain the worst of the clutter.

  27. Turn Your Relationship Into a Work of Art Styles, July 15

    For some couples who postponed their engagement shoots because of the coronavirus, artists have stepped in to create custom illustrations and portraits.

  28. The Creative Circles Defining the Culture Interactive, April 13

    Whether united by outlook or identity, happenstance or choice, these communities have shaped the worlds of art, fashion, film and more.

  29. How Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts Birthed the Contemporary Avant-Garde Interactive, April 13

    A city poised on the edge of Europe and the rest of the world became the incubator for talents like Dries Van Noten, Luc Tuymans and Ann Demeulemeester.

  30. The Family-Run Italian Design Houses That Became Cultural Dynasties Interactive, April 13

    For centuries, Italy has prized the art of fashion and furniture design like no other country in the world, with generations dedicated to traditional craftsmanship and continuity.

  31. Ingo Maurer, Designer Known as a Poet of Light, Dies at 87 Obits, October 24

    Mr. Maurer’s wonky fascination with technology led to lamps he made out of scribbled memos, tea strainers and incandescent bulbs with feathered wings.

  32. A Sprawling TriBeCa Penthouse Slideshow, June 11

    A 4,700-square-foot triplex with a 1,600-square-foot roof terrace goes on the market for $13.5 million.

  33. At the Oscars of American Fashion, Lots of Winners, Less Relevance Styles, June 4

    The CFDA Awards featured inclusivity, Jennifer Lopez and a literal passing of the torch.