Gift Guide: Home Decor From Black-Owned Brands

Small but mighty accents to enrich your space

While we’re all spending much more time at home, some of our focus has shifted toward making these places as comfortable and comforting as possible. Whether you’re aiming to create a cozy nest, a tranquil escape or a bright and energetic space, an entire overhaul isn’t practical for most people, but a few items here and there can help to transform your abode. The following …

How to Assemble a Night Sky on Your Ceiling

There are “170 billion galaxies, spanning 45.7 billion light years,” and “roughly a septillion stars in the observable universe.” While few venture out there, many more of us can enjoy the splendor of the night sky from porches, backyards, mountaintops or—as an article from The New York Times suggests—even your bedroom. Their helpful guide explains how to cast the night sky onto your ceiling. Resources …

Make 3D Digital Clones of Any Space With Matterport Capture

Whether for interior designers or security personnel, detailed renderings with customizable features

California-based software company (and camera producer) Matterport specializes in capturing 3D data and content. They pioneered the sector with the release of the Pro2, a camera with dimensional accuracy within 1% and capable of shooting in 134-megapixel format. But, up until this month, this technology could only be accessed on a professional level, for those with the proper camera equipment and varying levels of 3D …