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DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: David Weeks

Widely regarded as a pioneer of North American lighting design and a leading figure in Brooklyn’s

DESIGN DISPATCH
Charlotte Chesnais and Loro Piana Debut Sleek Candle Holders, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

ARTIST STATEMENT
Antonio Obá’s Serene Rumination About Earthly Existence

Within a wider body of work wrestling with his Brazilian identity, the painter illustrates a search

FASHION
These Fashion Designers Want to Get You Off

The second coming of Crave’s Vesper vibrator necklace is riding a new wave of pleasure jewelry.

Design
Can a Revamped Rockefeller Center Lure New Yorkers to Midtown?

Those behind the Art Deco landmark’s recent refit by INC Architecture & Design are hoping new...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Anna Delvey Throws a Secret Party in Miami, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Culture Club
Nazy Nazhand and Carl Craig Throw a Vinyl-Signing Party at the Miami Beach Edition

On Friday, December 1, the art and music worlds converged at the Miami Beach Edition for a vinyl...

Designing Delicious
Designing Delicious: Boia De

The Michelin-starred restaurant in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood subverts notions of fine...

ART
FriendsWithYou Aims Higher Than Ever Before

With a little help from their new pal, Starchild, Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III want to...

DESIGN DISPATCH
James Turrell Unveils a Skyspace in a Norwegian Fjord, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Culture Club
The Cultivist and Maestro Dobel Bring Power-Lunching to Miami Art Week

On December 1, the Cultivist hosted its sixth annual artist lunch at the Setai Miami Beach....

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Hamza Kadiri

Hailing from a long lineage of wood experts, Moroccan artist Hamza Kadiri has apprenticed worldwide

DESIGN DISPATCH
Cheerful Colors Abound at Yinka Ilori’s London Pop-Up, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Currently Coveting
One of Lawrence Weiner’s Final Sculptures Is Now for Sale

A year after his death, the first and only blanket from the pioneering Conceptual artist upholds...

ARTIST STATEMENT
Tesfaye Urgessa’s Poetic Canvases Invite Closeness and Compassion

With intimately intertwined figures rendered in smooth brushstrokes and muted hues, the first...

ART
For Freedoms Keeps the Iranian Fight for Liberation in Plain Sight

The artist collective (and super PAC) reimagines television news—and billboard advertising—in...

DESIGN DISPATCH
SANAA Expands Sydney’s Art Gallery of New South Wales, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

FILM
In a Crushing New Film, Nan Goldin Shouts Her Truth From the Trenches

For “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” Oscar-winning director Laura Poitras offers an intimate

EXHIBITION
Madonna and Saint Laurent Bring “Sex” to Art Basel

To celebrate the groundbreaking book’s 30th anniversary, the French label is mounting an historic

DESIGN
Our Favorite Moments at Design Miami/ 2022

Returning with high-concept presentations by an exciting crop of creative talents, the collectible...

ARTIST STATEMENT
You May View Nature Differently After Seeing Sarah Meyohas’s Holograms

By illuminating jewel-like clusters of glass panels with a spotlight, the crypto art pioneer and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Floris Wubben

There’s a chameleonic appeal to the ceramic work of Floris Wubben, the freethinking and...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Balenciaga Sues Over Recent Ad Scandal, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

FILM
In the Sleek Universe of the Menu, Fiction is Scarcely Stranger Than Fact

In creating 'The Menu', a new horror-satire that examines the dynamics at play in fine dining, the...

Project Spotlight
In the Wilds of Utah, Susannah Holmberg Fashions an Indoor-Outdoor Retreat

The designer's eponymous studio cultivates an inviting interior that speaks to the clients’ love...

ART
For Creative Capital’s Christine Kuan, Supporting Artists Is Everything

As the president and CEO nears two years in her post—and the grant-making organization nears its...

ARTIST STATEMENT
A Surreal Snapshot of Chaotic-Good Partygoers

Anything goes in the ascendant painter Maggie Ellis’s frenetic, Goya-esque canvases, one of which

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Simone Bodmer-Turner

Though initially drawn to ceramics as a pastime, seven years spent perfecting the graceful,...

DESIGN
Kelly Wearstler Sinks Her Teeth Into Stone Furniture

The prolific designer joins forces with stone purveyor Arca for a colorful series of one-of-a-kind...

HOTEL
Hotel Per La Brings a Relaxed, Sun-Soaked Ambiance to Downtown L.A.

Envisioned as an oasis-like stay by designer Jaqui Seerman, the newly opened hotel reinvigorates...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Mariane Ibrahim Gallery Is Expanding to Mexico City, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

ARTIST STATEMENT
With Prison Yard Soil, Jared Owens Paints the Inhumanity of Incarceration

The curator of a powerful Miami Art Week exhibition with Silver Art Projects and Art for Justice...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Minjae Kim

An architect by training who grew impatient with the slow pace of projects, Minjae Kim soon found...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Matthew Fisher Fashions a Dreamy Holiday Shop in Soho, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Web3
Emerging Web3 Innovations Will Be The Talk of Art Basel Miami Beach and Beyond

Three trends in crypto art that everyone will be buzzing about at the art fair this year.

Events
Join Surface at Miami Art Week 2022

From Web3 Salon Sessions co-hosted with Polygon at the W South Beach to cocktails fêting a...