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Stockholm’s Alma is the Anti-WeWork

Fredrik Carlström, founder of the co-working space and members' club aimed at creative industries,

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Samuel Amoia

After humble beginnings the hospitality industry and a one-year apprenticeship with Stephen Sills,...

DESIGN
These 3D-Printed Vessels Create Their Own Fluid Universe

Audrey Large’s amorphous objects may look alien, but are very much rooted in the world at large.

SURFACE X MOMA DESIGN STORE
MoMA Wants You to Get Lost in the Stacks

Newly reimagined after a months-long renovation, the flagship Museum Store's new book wall doubles...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Arno Declercq

Born into an artistic family, Arno Declercq honed his creative appetite young, having already...

ART
The Hybrid Domain of FKA Twigs’ Magdalene

Using a painterly approach that intricately blends analog and digital, Matthew Stone illustrates a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Nafsika Skourti

Nafsika Skourti’s namesake womenswear atelier is adept at blending centuries-old Arab...

DESIGN
An Oral History of the B Team

Before he founded the New York City design gallery R & Company, Zesty Meyers was a member of the B...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Neal Aronowitz

Using an ultra-thin concrete fabric as his material of choice, Portland artisan Neal Aronowitz...

EVENTS
Molteni Finds a Home in Los Angeles

In a pristine showroom designed by creative director Vincent Van Duysen, the Italian furniture...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Adam Pogue

Following an early career in apparel design, Adam Pogue has perfected the delicate art of textile...

DESIGN
The Staying Power of Gaetano Pesce

The Italian rule-breaker recreates his Brooklyn Navy Yard studio inside Salon 94’s brand-new...

Travel
Why Singapore is Asia’s Next Design Capital

Singapore says it's ready to embrace creativity. Can it shed its reputation as Southeast Asia’s...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Travis James

Shortly after leaving Indianapolis, industrial designer Travis James decided to start fresh—he...

OPENING SHOT
A Serene Antwerp Hotel Honors Its Sacred Origins

At August, Vincent Van Duysen enlivens a former 19th-century military hospital complex for his...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: D.S. & Durga

David Seth and Kavi Moltz, the husband-and-wife founders of Brooklyn fragrance house D.S. & Durga,...

CULTURE CLUB
Sight Unseen 10th Anniversary Party

On Oct. 18, Sight Unseen celebrated its 10th anniversary with an intimate cocktail in the Brooklyn...

DESIGN
A Scrappy Design Duo Grows Their Own Exhibition Series

By engaging their community of fellow creators, Leah Ring and Emma Holland Denvir are bringing the...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Bond Hardware

After discovering a stray nail at a Rome antiques fair, Dana Hurwitz and Mariah Purshadsingh...

The Boundaries Issue
Google’s Ivy Ross Wants You to Simply Be

Ivy Ross, vice president of hardware design and user experience at Google, has embarked on a...

CULTURE CLUB
Enter UTA Artist Space and Carpenters Workshop Gallery’s Surreal Universe

On Friday, Oct. 11, UTA Artist Space invited more than 800 notables from the Los Angeles art and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Julian Mayor

Julian Mayor’s mesmerizing gem-like pieces toe the uncharted yet fruitful lines between digital...

Surface Travel Awards
The Standout Cultural Institution Debuts of 2019

A museum inspired by a desert rose in Doha, a Canadian library festooned with curvaceous red cedar,

CULTURE CLUB
Roman and Williams Toasts a Nature-Driven Palette by Farrow & Ball

On Oct. 10, Robin Standefer and Stephan Alesch of Roman and Williams hosted the United States...

Travel
Opening Shot: A Historic London Hotel’s Restaurant Gets a Modern Revamp

Architect Pierre Yovanovitch and Hélène Darroze team up to recast the chef's two-Michelin-starred

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Luke Hope

Luke Hope’s exquisitely hand-crafted wooden tableware is both meticulous and contemplative,...

Travel
California Has the Most Exciting Hotel Scene in America

From Napa Valley to Los Angeles, a newfound dynamism has entered the Golden State’s hospitality...

PARTNERSHIP
A Special Edition Grand Seiko Collection Offers Watches for All 24 Seasons (Yes, 24)

The Japanese reputation for precision is not unearned. Even their traditional calendar offers 24...

Watch Wednesday
Watch Wednesday: Arraw Joker by RJ Watches

Created as a fitting tribute to DC Comics’ villains, RJ Watches reimagines the character watch...

DESIGN
A Playful Ode to Decorative Ceramics

Hem enlists ceramists John Booth and Ian McIntyre, who recently formed a partnership called...

OPENING SHOT
In Los Angeles, a Laid-Back Men’s Boutique Channels the Showtime Lakers Era

David Fishbein and Joseph Miller debut the Optimist, a Jeremiah Brent–designed lifestyle hub...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Erez Nevi Pana

Erez Nevi Pana is a student of the earth, traveling far and wide to research how vegan design can...

Partnership
Resetting What Metal Means, One Facade at a Time

As Pure+FreeForm’s Geoffrey Hahn tells it, new technologies have created a new materials...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Hopie Stockman

The process of Hopie Stockman, who co-founded Block Shop Textiles with her sister and fellow artist

FASHION
The Arrivals Wants You to Go Outside

At a pop-up inspired by extreme microclimates, the cult outerwear brand drops a rugged collection...

Travel
The Spirit of Jose Ignacio Pervades a Montauk Getaway

Two talented chefs bring the Uruguayan beach town's laid-back rhythms and fire-cooked culinary...