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Fashion
Thom Browne’s Steady Hand

The award-winning fashion designer Thom Browne revels in consistency in an industry that expects...

Hotel
21c Brings Its Museum Hotel Concept to Nashville

The Music City outpost opens with a hit restuarant and suites designed by artists, including actor...

PLEASE STOP
Please Stop: Carrying Canvas Tote Bags

Our regular look at a design trend that needs to end.

EVENTS
Design Dialogues No. 37

In a discussion moderated by Surface magazine editor-in-chief, Spencer Bailey, June/July...

Design
Everyone Is a Californian Now

A London Design Museum exhibition makes the case that the innovations of the Golden State are a...

Bar
Meet the Helsinki Cocktail Bar Inspired by Italian Disco

DJs spinning vintage tracks and Finnish gin spritzes are on offer at Jackie, a throwback to 1970s...

Culture Club
A Look Inside the Parrish Art Museum’s Midsummer Party

Artists, philanthropists, and business leaders traveled to Water Mill on Saturday and raised more...

TECH
Is There Such a Thing as Too Many Emojis?

Our dictionary of digital pictograms keeps growing, but is it costing us our creativity?

Fashion
Loewe Opens Summer Pop-Up in Ibiza

Under the creative direction of Jonathan Anderson, the Spanish fashion house partnered with a local

Double Tap
The Instagram Account to Follow: Ronan Bouroullec

The standout Instagram account that’s capturing our attention right now.

Architecture
Architect Edwin Chan Adds to Detroit’s Flurry of Developments

The city’s new live-and-work complex True North promises residents privacy, affordability, and a...

Retail
Why You Can’t Leave Toronto Without Visiting Mjölk

Eight years into owning their lifestyle shop, founders Juli and John Baker are still crossing...

Event
Inside the Patek Philippe Art of Watches Grand Exhibition

Surface takes a behind-the-scenes look at this year's biggest watchmaking event.

Exhibition
Oki Sato Brings Innovation to UNESCO’s Grand-Hornu

The designer’s minimal aesthetic complements a former coal-mining facility in Belgium.

Design
Katherine Glenday Dances With Ceramics

The artist’s latest Dust Storm and Sea Grass collection brings her signature movement to Atelier...

Watch Wednesday
Hublot and Ferrari Merge Their Engines

Hublot and Ferrari collaborate for a reminder of the mechanical potency that courses through each...