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DESIGN DISPATCH
Emeco’s New California Hub Keeps Things Casual, and Other News

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ART
At LACMA, Artists Reimagine Interscope’s Most Iconic Records

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Interscope Records, the label asked more than 50 fine artists...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Backdrop Teams With Madewell for a Studio-Inspired Capsule, and Other News

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Need to Know
House of Léon’s Furniture Collections Build Character With Age

The California founders behind the approachable home decor brand prize generational know-how at...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Matthew Baird

After cutting his teeth working for Mitchell Giurgola, Michael Graves, and Tod Williams Billie...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Polène’s Parisian Flagship Synergizes Place and Product, and Other News

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CULTURE CLUB
Hannah Traore Gallery Marks New Beginnings in Manhattan

On January 20, New Yorkers braved the frigid winter weather to celebrate the opening of Hannah...

TECHNOLOGY
We’d Rather Be Chilling Out at This Wintry Metaverse Mansion

Andrés Reisinger and Alba de la Fuente dream up a Modernist mansion in the metaverse, the...

DESIGN DISPATCH
French Couturier Manfred Thierry Mugler Dies at 73, and Other News

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DESIGN DISPATCH
Kelly Wearstler Breathes New Life into Downtown L.A.’s Erstwhile YWCA, and Other News

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BEAUTY
The Principles of Retrograde Audio Design Inform a Cult Perfumer

Byredo enlists auditory maestro Devon Turnbull on a limited-edition fragrance bottle that pulls...

Project Spotlight
School House’s Global Rebrand for ELEMIS Puts a Modern Sheen on Its British Heritage

Making a beauty brand look its best is no small feat, but the whip-smart New York design firm has...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Julie Mehretu and Kehinde Wiley Redesign AmEx Platinum Cards, and Other News

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ART
KAWS Has Entered the Metaverse

To complement his latest solo exhibition at Serpentine Galleries, the larger-than-life artist known

ART
The LA Art Show Returns With an Environmental Focus

Kicking off the city’s highly anticipated art week, annual contemporary art showcase is putting...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Dior Brings a Polished Touch to Technogym Gear, and Other News

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DESIGN DISPATCH
Le Crocodile Masterminds Bring a Winning Formula to Bar Blondeau, and Other News

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ART
Inside the World’s First Museum Dedicated to NFTs

Founded by two former tech executives, the Seattle NFT Museum aims to demystify blockchain-based...

DESIGN DISPATCH
This is the Coolest Faucet Showroom You’ll Ever See, and Other News

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TECHNOLOGY
A Revolution in Virtual Black Hairstyles Is Coming to Gaming

Fed up with the lack of representation in the gaming industry, a group of digital artists is...

Project Spotlight
Lafayette 148 Returns to its Roots with a Tranquil Flagship in New York’s SoHo

The luxury womenswear brand celebrates its 25-year anniversary with the debut of a new Manhattan...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Magazzino Italian Art Is Expanding in the Hudson Valley, and Other News

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DESIGN DISPATCH
An Israeli Escape Injects New Energy into a Lakeside Destination, and Other News

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Events
Design Dialogues No. 51 with Fingerprints DAO

Surface’s Nate Storey led a conversation with the founder of Fingerprints DAO, a leading...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Pantone Is Making Your Monitor More Inclusive, and Other News

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PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
An Infinity Room Is Hidden Inside CASETiFY’s Hong Kong Flagship

The tech accessories brand pulls back the curtain on its newly unveiled CASETiFY Studio, which...

TECHNOLOGY
The Buyer of This Mansion Will Also Get One in the Metaverse

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty and Voxel Architects are building a mansion in Miami that will

Events
Nespresso and Surface Host Sustainability-Themed Café Talks

Featuring some of the most influential names in the worlds of art and design, the conversations...

DESIGN DISPATCH
French Elegance Defines Celine’s New London Flagship, and Other News

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TECHNOLOGY
The Most Innovative Debuts at CES

Though the Omicron variant cast a shadow over this year’s edition, CES still offered up a bevy of

DESIGN DISPATCH
Thomas Heatherwick’s Mountainous 1,000 Trees Opens in Shanghai, and Other News

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SUSTAINABILITY
Is Vegan Leather Actually Sustainable?

The use of vegan leather is a growing trend among brands trying to be more eco-friendly. While...

DESIGN DISPATCH
A Stunning Light-Filled Hotel Opens in a Parisian Heritage Building, and Other News

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TRAVEL
A Banksy-Themed Nightclub Is Raging in Mazatlan

Shrouded in neon, smoke, and reggaeton is the Banksy Social Club, a raucous discotheque bringing a...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Cubitts’ New Spectacle Shop Wows with Historical Cues, and Other News

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ART
Is 2022 the Year We Finally Stop Doomscrolling?

To help us kick the toxic habit, an exhibition at Petzel Gallery renders quick-hit scenes of...