How the 50s interior redesign changed our lives

In the 1960s, the United States was struggling with a major epidemic of air pollution.As the nation’s health department reported, in the 1940s the average American breathed an average of 5 million times a year.By the late 1950s, that number had jumped to 13 million.At the same time, the U.S. was experiencing a dramatic economic …

A new generation of furniture: How to make a sustainable home

The Washington D.C. area is in the midst of a major furniture boom, with thousands of homes, offices and condos popping up around the region.But as it happens, the region’s most-popular home style, minimalist, is also the one most expensive.And for many people, that means they are looking to spend more than $1,000 on a …

A new generation of furniture: How to make a sustainable home

The Washington D.C. area is in the midst of a major furniture boom, with thousands of homes, offices and condos popping up around the region.But as it happens, the region’s most-popular home style, minimalist, is also the one most expensive.And for many people, that means they are looking to spend more than $1,000 on a …

A new generation of furniture: How to make a sustainable home

The Washington D.C. area is in the midst of a major furniture boom, with thousands of homes, offices and condos popping up around the region.But as it happens, the region’s most-popular home style, minimalist, is also the one most expensive.And for many people, that means they are looking to spend more than $1,000 on a …