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DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Stephen Kenn

For Stephen Kenn, community is king. When the easygoing Canada native scaled up his denim atelier...

The Find
The Force Awakens with Kenneth Cobonpue’s ‘Star Wars’ Collection

The Filipino industrial designer goes on a galactic space journey with the famed film franchise.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Svenja Diekmann

Svenja Diekmann’s creative ingenuity, keen eye for smart Scandinavian design, and tight-knit...

Art
La Prairie’s Exhibition at Art Basel is a Feast for the Eyes

The Swiss skincare company enlists three emerging photographers who created works that center on...

Fashion
Christian Louboutin Plays Ringmaster at Paris Men’s Fashion Week

The French shoe designer hosted a circus-themed presentation at the Musée des Arts Forains.

Art
From Vandals to Vanguards, This Exhibition Shows the Evolution of Graffiti Artists

“Beyond the Streets” opens in Brooklyn, New York.

Hotel
Opening Shot: New Orleans’s Maison de la Luz

Atelier Ace and Studio Shamshiri bring a modern, global aesthetic to the Crescent City.

Architecture
Paolo Soleri at 100: A Visionary Lost in a Desert of His Own Making

Paolo Soleri's concepts and work were never more relevant than they are today, and his legacy has...

CULTURE CLUB
Dmitriy & Co’s SS19 Collection Makes an Artful Debut

Dmitriy & Co presented the SS19 upholstery collection at their Manhattan showroom through a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Michael Felix

Michael Felix’s range of thoughtfully designed furnishings overflows with the familial wisdom and

EVENTS
Must-Sees at the Los Angeles Design Festival

The citywide festival presents an ambitious lineup of nearly 100 events taking place across Los...

Design
Montblanc’s StarWalker Collection Takes Us to the Moon and Back

The luxury brand launches the redesign of their out-of-this-world writing instruments at the Lone...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Anna Karlin

Whether a statement lighting fixture or fine jewelry, Anna Karlin's oeuvre is a masterful study in...

Watch Wednesday
Watch Wednesday: Tudor Black Bay Bronze

The Tudor Black Bay Bronze, winner of the "Petite Aiguille" prize at the 2016 Grand Prix...

DESIGN
Haily Zaki, Founder of Los Angeles Design Festival, Dishes on This Year’s Edition

Under Haily Zaki's leadership, the Los Angeles Design Festival has evolved from a small grassroots...

Surface Shops
Nine Pieces of Beach Jewelry That Make a Splash

Nautical-inspired baubles for your next beachfront vacation.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nicholas Hamilton Holmes

Through highly detailed woodworking, Nicholas Hamilton Holmes channels his reverence for...

Surface Shops
10 Stylish Indoor Gardening Essentials for Under $100

Planters, watering cans, and everything else you'll need to bring some greenery into your space.

The Legacy Issue
Your Field Guide to Celebrating 100 Years of the Bauhaus

It was many things: a movement, a school, a style, a mixed-up social set. As an actual institution,

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Stephen Burks

An eagerness to champion cultural perspectives has launched Stephen Burks on a never-ending journey

In Memoriam
Gloria Vanderbilt, Artist, Fashion Designer, and Heiress, Dies at 95

The heiresses lived a full life that grew beyond her famous last name.

Design
Instagram Creates Instagrammable Installation at Cannes Lion

Our exclusive first look at the Germans Ermics–designed space where visitors can "hear the colors

ART
Hauser & Wirth Heads Out to Menorca

The global mega-gallery reveals an adventurous addition to its expanding empire: an arts center...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
In Midtown Atlanta, The Canopy by Hilton Hotels Channels Art to Soothe Weary Travelers

The Canopy by Hilton teams with Krause Sawyer to apply local creative influences to smart, restful...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
FEIT’s San Francisco Store is a Minimalist Hypebeast’s Dream

The brand teamed with Jordana Maisie Design Studio for a wood-touched tribute to bespoke, dress...

Fashion
Sterling Ruby’s Debut Collection Is the Toast of the Town

The German artist and frequent collaborator of Raf Simons presented a stellar show at Pitti...

The Legacy Issue
Mining the Surface Archives: Gone, But Not Forgotten

A deep-dive into Surface’s history reveals 26 years of art, design, and fashion at the bleeding...

Fashion
Carine Roitfeld Presents a Megawatt Fashion Show in Florence

The stylist and editor joined forces with Luisaviaroma for a star-studded event at Piazzale...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Brit Kleinman

Brit Kleinman’s clever command of pattern, process, and observation has given rise to highly...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Pairing Ancient Walls and Modern Decor in “The Underground City”

Inside Matera's Ai Maestri hotel, Billiani's wood-and-rope appointments pair perfectly with the...

Design
Book Report: 21 Designers Relay What They’re Reading This Summer

Scroll through this guide for the best of the written word.

Checking-In
A Celebration of South African Design at Cape Town’s New Stay

Gorgeous George merges 18th-century grandeur with an industrial–style interior and local artworks

Design
Valcucine Cooks Up a Motion-Capture Kitchen Counter

The Italian kitchen manufacturer introduces its Logica Celata Bar.

DESIGN
Now You Can Carry Camille Walala in Your Glasses Case

The multidisciplinary designer joins forces with London eyewear brand Cubitts to create two...

NEED TO KNOW
Need to Know: Knud Erik Hansen of Carl Hansen & Søn

"Wegner came with his organic, round furniture; that was far too avant-garde for that time, but my...

Get Your First Look at Vitra’s New Collaboration Collection with Virgil Abloh

The capsule offering of lighting and seating will bow at Art Basel