Stories

EVENTS
Celebrating Our 2nd Annual Surface Travel Awards

Master of Ceremonies Camilla Deterre welcomed guests and presented the Surface Travel Awards.

DESIGN OF THE DAY
Surrealistic Plates That Ward Off Evil

Marked by a ubiquitous evil eye, L’Objet’s Lito collection originated during a chance encounter

Art
Meet the Ghanaian Talent Heating Up Africa’s Contemporary Art Scene

As interest in contemporary African art balloons, Gideon Appah's absorbing, atmospheric work has...

HOTEL
Opening Shot: SLS LUX Brickell Debuts With a Museum-Worthy Art Collection

Designed by Yabu Pushelberg, it’s also the brand’s first property without Philippe Starck’s...

Design
Haute Cuisine and Sustainable Design Come Together at Steinbeisser’s Experimental Gastronomy Series

Dishware and cutlery so outstanding, you'll wish you could take it home. The good news? Soon you...

THE LIST
7 Perfect Leather Bags for Fall

From classic silhouettes to big, bold shapes, this versatile cadre of carriers are made from...

Art
Weekend Cheat Sheet: August 13 – 19, 2018

Juergen Teller’s football fever, light and shadow at Lévy Gorvy, and more cultural intel to help

ARCHITECTURE
How One Laid-Back Portuguese Beach Town Became an Unexpected Playground for Architecture’s Elite

Comporta, one hour south of Lisbon, spent generations as a quiet agricultural stretch along the...

DESIGN OF THE DAY
An Undulating Pendant, Frozen in Time

Marset’s Pu-erh lighting fixture has a texture evocative of rippling silk, but that is made of...

TASTE
Gelato Made Danny Meyer the Restaurateur He Is Today

Growing up around Rome’s gelato joints and trattorias taught the New York hospitality maven...

Hotel
Opening Shot: In Athens, a Fashionable Stay Takes Root Inside a Revived Neo-Modernist Shell

K-Studio, the Greek design house that brought Scorpios Beach Club to Mykonos, brings contemporary...

STUDIO VISIT
This Design Duo Will Seduce You With Materials

Apparatus cofounders Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson imbue their elegant objects with emotion...

Art
Weekend Cheat Sheet: August 6 – 12, 2018

How queer representation is lighting up the digital age, inside Robert Rauschenberg’s...

THE LIST
This Creative Consultancy Wants You to Stop and Soak Up Good Design

Noë & Associates applies full-spectrum creativity to encourage people to experience the stories...

RESTAURANT
Opening Shot: A Moscow Seafood Shop With a Clandestine Wine Bar

In Rybtorg, Russian-born, British-educated designer Yuna Megre elevates the everyday fish market.