Stories

Art
Kanye West: Free Form

How the musician, fashion designer, and artist plans to make the world a better place.

History Lesson
Hamilton’s Set Designer Digs Into to the Real Hamilton’s Archives

David Korins, the set designer behind Broadway’s Hamilton, curates an exhibition at...

News
Design Dispatch: Jan. 19, 2017

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Fashion
Best of SIHH 2017: Day Two

Our fashion editor rounds up the day’s noteworthy debuts.

News
Design Dispatch: Jan. 18, 2017

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Partnership
Surface and American Express Platinum Celebrate the Art Issue

American Express Platinum and Surface host a dinner in celebration of the magazine’s...

News
Design Dispatch: Jan. 17, 2017

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Site Visit
Twisting Towers by Bjarke Ingels

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels recently took Surface on a tour of The Grove at Grand Bay, a...

Fashion
Best of SIHH 2017: Day One

Our watch editor reports on the industry event’s opening day.

Critic
Broken English

An American expat describes the varied dialects that can be heard throughout Great Britain. After...

Bar
Scotland Remake: The Century Bar

The Gleneagles Hotel’s hallowed drinking den gets primed for a new generation of travelers.

News
Design Dispatch: Jan. 16, 2017

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

How It's Made
How It’s Made: Emeco

The Pennsylvania company’s Navy Collection is a symbol of American design with military roots.

Gallery
Looking Back on Take Five

Inside the retreat in the U.S. Virgin Islands that aims to commemorate the African diaspora through

Partnership
A Day in the Life of Yigal Azrouël, Shot on a Leica TL

The fashion designer documents his life in New York City with a Leica TL digital camera as he...

News
Design Dispatch: Jan. 13, 2017

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.