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DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nazara Lázaro

After studying interior design at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Madrid, Nazara Lázaro spent...

Art
The Helsinki Biennial, Now Delayed Until 2021, Champions Finnish Artists

It may be delayed until 2021 due to the coronavirus, but the citywide showcase is on track to give...

DESIGN
Floyd’s Familiar Side Table Finds a Motor City Muse

The flat-pack furniture disruptor enlists experimental material studio Thing Thing to playfully...

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 5 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

Vitra’s documentary about the chair, the Whitney hosts an artmaking workshop, and more.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Cody Hoyt

Though formally trained in painting and printmaking, Cody Hoyt hit his stride after shifting his...

DESIGN
The Colorful Return of Collective Design

The design fair re-emerges at Frieze New York with a virtual group show, curated by Libby Sellers,...

PARTNERSHIP
A Jewelry Line That Is Both Brutalist and Buoyant

Uncommon Matters debuts Full Volume, an architecture-inspired jewelry line whose sculptural forms...

DESIGN
CC-Tapis’s Rugs Are Anything but Square

Though its techniques are time-honored, the French-Italian textile brand produces rugs that are far

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Paul Chan

The tidal shifts of coastal Hong Kong helped teach Paul Chan the art of achieving delicate...

ART
How Jennifer Guidi Finds Energy in Color

Before the coronavirus shuttered Gagosian gallery in New York, the Angeleno artist unleashed a...

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 5 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

Dazzling installations by Shoplifter and Raúl de Nieves, a virtual architecture tour of...

HOW I ROLL
Michael Anastassiades Shares Insider Tips for Enjoying Cyprus

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the award-winning lighting designer told us all about the...

DESIGN
What A/D/O’s Closure Means for the New York Design Community

After the Brooklyn creative incubator announced it would permanently close on May 31, designers...

PARTNERSHIP
Terra Kaffe’s TK-01 Espresso Machine Checks All the Boxes

Sahand Dilmaghani, the founder of Terra Kaffe, was frustrated with user-unfriendly espresso...

DESIGN
Ilse Crawford Reimagines a Danish Design Classic

To mark the 70th anniversary of Carl Hansen & Søn’s CH24 Wishbone Chair, the London designer...

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 5 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

The Louisiana Museum’s near-infinite channel, virtual visits to Frank Lloyd Wright hallmarks,

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 5 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

Friedman Benda’s brand-new lecture series, virtual New York architecture tours with Michael...

ICON
Fashion Critic Bridget Foley’s Most Exhilarating and Horrifying Moments

For more than two decades, she has covered runway shows, scandals, and the rise and fall of leading

STUDIO VISIT
Claudia Li Returns to Her Roots

Five years after launching her first collection, the New York–based womenswear designer discovers

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 7 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

A look into the life of Hayao Miyazaki, the Architecture & Design Film Festival’s virtual...

INTERIOR MOTIVE
Tristan Auer Brings Cinematic Drama to Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

The Paris-based designer is also at work on a bevy of projects for hotels, the field in which he...

DESIGN
Studio Seitz Gets Experimental with Swiss Craftsmanship

The up-and-coming Brooklyn studio expands its Heritage Collection with heirloom-quality pieces that

PARTNERSHIP
Suite NY Scores Rare Cast-Bronze Pieces by Angelo Mangiarotti

The furniture purveyor expands its portfolio of architect-designed objects for the home with the...

WEIRD SCIENCE
The Thrilling and Complicated World of ASMR

Despite the internet phenomenon’s enormous reach, its implications have not been widely...

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 6 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

The short films of SXSW, Loewe’s crafty Instagram Live series, captivating global history...

PARTNERSHIP
Auvere Brings Rubies and Diamonds Into the Mix

Known for its range of high karat gold pieces, the New York jewelry purveyor is making a foray into

SURFACING
A New York Art Gallery Where Anything Can Happen

The sui generis dealer Kai Matsumiya favors artists “who question even the most fundamental...

SITE SPECIFIC
This Parisian Firm Crafted Glasses for Le Corbusier, Jackie O, and Yves Saint Laurent

Over the decades, customers have abided by a credo that might as well be Maison Bonnet’s tagline:

THE VANGUARD
Cas Holman’s Toys Empower Children to Ask Big Questions

The Rhode Island designer dreams up open-ended toy systems that let children be the architects of...

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 6 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

A virtual subway simulation game, the Smithsonian Transcription Center, Louise Lawler coloring...

REDISCOVERED
Enzo Mari’s Willful Obscurity

The Italian design legend, who refused to abide by the rules of his industry, will be celebrated in

THE MARCH ISSUE
Inside Paolo Roversi’s Enduring Creative Collaboration with Rei Kawakubo

The famed photographer gives Surface an exclusive look at his ongoing exploration of a fashion...

SURFACING
Ceramicist Reinaldo Sanguino Employs Full-Body Improvisation

The Venezuelan artist’s inventive furniture has earned him a devoted following. The topless...

THE MARCH ISSUE
The Experimental Edge of Open Architecture

With a sculptural panache, Beijing-based Li Hu and Huang Wenjing embrace the vastness of space.

ITINERARY
Quarantine Culture: 6 Ways to Experience Design and Art Without Leaving Your Home

A decade-long Jon Rafman project, online repositories of sound art, Kelly Wearstler’s virtual

ART
Specific Objects, Enduring Influence: Architects, Designers, and Artists on Donald Judd

Bliss Lau, Jennie C. Jones, Zak Kitnick, Josiah McElheny, Lydia Cambron, and more discuss the...