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Project Spotlight
A Miami Beach Estate Inspired by Gio Ponti and Midcentury Magic City

Envisioning the private estate as a "freestanding sculpture," designer Achille Salvagni marries...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Caroline Zimbalist

With nontraditional techniques at the intersection of fashion, science, and engineering, Caroline...

Business of Design
Herman Miller Is Merging With Knoll For $1.8 Billion

Looking to take advantage of workplace renovations and restructurings as the pandemic eases,...

DESIGN DISPATCH
The Javits Center’s Inconveniently Timed Expansion, and Other News

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

NFT
Announcing Surface’s First-Ever Covers NFT Auction: Azzedine Alaïa and Jenny Holzer.

We're thrilled to announce an NFT auction of two of our most distinguished covers, the late fashion

DESIGN
Kelly Behun’s New Living Gallery Uplifts Makers of All Types

The interior designer hones her curatorial eye at 1228 Madison Avenue, a brand-new Upper East Side...

Business of Design
Why Lumber Prices Are At An All-Time High

The price of lumber has skyrocketed to $1,048 per thousand board feet, up 193% from a year ago.

Spatial Awareness
Spatial Awareness: Heatherwick Studio’s Biophilic Balconies in Singapore

Like the biblical garden, the residential building Eden in the historic Newton district is a...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Google Shows the Chilling Effects of Climate Change, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Caine Heintzman

An industrial designer by training and one-third of the Canadian studio ANDlight, Caine Heintzman...

Architecture
SHoP Architects Unveils Mixed-Use Development Housing the Museum of Civil Rights in Harlem

In addition to the museum, two mixed-use towers will add nearly one million square feet of office,...

Architecture
TikTok Parent Company, ByteDance, Reveals New HQ in Shenzhen

Ennead Architects's international competition winning design for ByteDance’s Houhai Center in...

Design Dispatch
Artist Sam Durant resurfaces from the “Scaffold” controversy with a drone, and Other News

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

Design Dispatch
Taco Bell’s New Times Square Cantina Features Food Lockers and Other News

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

ART
The Dia Art Foundation Is Reopening in Chelsea

Following a two-year renovation, the Dia Art Foundation reopens with an expanded gallery that once...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Bottega Veneta Receives Backlash Over Berlin Show, and Other News

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

Design
Maarten Baas Brews A Delightful Tea Set With Ear-Like Handles

The Dutch designer creates a limited-edition series of ceramic vessels made of interlocking circles

ART
A Memorial to Victims of Gun Violence, Told Through Their Keepsakes

At the National Building Museum, Hank Willis Thomas and Mass Design Group conceive a house-like...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Irina Razumovskaya

With sculptural panache, Irina Razumovskaya channels her upbringing in Leningrad—in her words,...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Amanda Gorman May Host the Met Gala, and Other News

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

Design Dose
Cannabis Gift Guide

A new generation of design-savvy entrepreneurs and consumers have turned weed into a contemporary...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Crystal Bridges Museum Taps Moshe Safdie for Expansion, and Other News

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

DESIGN DISPATCH
Pace Gallery Grows in Seoul, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Christina Z Antonio

A master craftsperson in multiple mediums, Christina Z Antonio pushes material boundaries to their...

DESIGN
In This Idyllic West Village Apartment, Collectible Design Is Thriving

To assuage the pandemic-induced creative slump, interior designer Olivier Garcé transformed his...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Design Miami Names Wava Carpenter as Curatorial Director, and Other News

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

ART
How Karon Davis Creates Unseen Images of Black Americans

The Underground Museum co-founder and widow of artist Noah Davis rekindles her creative practice...

Business of Design
Only One Quarter of Americans Are Familiar With NFTs

Even after NFTs were explained to them, most Americans admit to not quite understanding how they...

DESIGN DISPATCH
The Apple Watch Can Assess Heart Conditions, and Other News

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

DESIGN DISPATCH
Nike Hasn’t Paid Income Taxes in Three Years, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Konekt Furniture

Creativity runs in the blood of Helena and Natasha Sultan, who channel their disparate backgrounds...

EVENTS
Surface and NTWRK Launch Two-Day Virtual Design Festival

A curated lineup of creators will showcase new products on NTWRK’s platform through live...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Venice Finally Bans Cruise Ships, and Other News

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

Design
Faye Toogood and Birkenstock Debut a Capsule Collection of Custom Arizona Sandals, Comfort Clothes, and an Eye-Popping Sculptural Bed

The collaboration continues Birkenstock’s overtures to luxury fashion and gives the British...

Business of Design
Did COVID-19 Propel America Closer To A Cashless Future?

Since the pandemic began one year ago, there has been an 8.3% decrease in cash transactions.

Travel
A Trailblazing Hotelier On Why New York’s Hospitality Future Is Bright

The opening of the Wythe Hotel, in 2012, was one of the early cultivators behind the rise of modern