Surface is the American magazine of global contemporary design.
Founded in 1993, Surface
covers the worlds of architecture, art, design, fashion, and travel, with a focus on how these fields shape and are shaped by contemporary culture. Through incisive writing, engaging visuals, and an emphasis on process and craftsmanship, Surface
inspires, informs, and entertains readers, pointing them to the next big ideas in global design.
magazine is published six times per year, with each issue dedicated to a particular theme, while surfacemag.com provides daily updates on the latest design news and long-form storytelling.
In addition to a New York–based team, Surface
counts experts such as David Basulto of ArchDaily
, Bettina Korek of For Your Art
, Ben Pundole of A Hotel Life
, and Valerie Steele of the Museum at FIT
as regular contributors.
(Left: "Beartooth Portal" by Ensamble Studio at Tippet Rise, a vast sculpture park featured in our May 2016 issue. Photo: Alexis Pike/Surface)