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DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Chris Wolston

After studying non-Western creative techniques in Ghana, Chris Wolston was awarded a Fulbright...

Rediscovered
The Enduring Charm of Chile’s Midcentury Design Classic, Hotel Antumalal

For more than 70 years the Chilean lakeside hotel has lured guests to the Andean foothills by...

PERSONAL UNIFORM
The Fashion Bricolage of Job Smeets

The Dutch provocateur wears his irreverence on his sleeves.

OBJECTIFIED
These Unconventional Wares Are Sculptures in Their Own Right

Opening Shot
An Ethereal Gallery Marries English and Korean Influences in Bath

Cereal magazine founder Rosa Park showcases Korean ceramics and European artwork at Francis...

EVENTS
What We Loved at Design Miami

The fair’s fifteenth edition, which runs Dec. 3–8 during Art Basel, takes on an environmental...

UPSTARTS
Don’t Want No Scrubs?

Direct-to-consumer brand FIGS is giving the health care industry a dose of millennial cool.

Design
Devon Turnbull’s Handcrafted Speakers are the Most Premium Audio Experience Around

Commanding and retro, low-tech and sculptural, the speakers have amassed a fanbase that includes...

Travel
Jorge Pardo’s Travel Picks for Merida, Mexico

The prolific artist and weekend fisherman enjoys the low-key pleasures of his adopted Mexican...

SURFACING
A Japanese Design Studio Threads the Line Between Human and Nature

Takt Project’s lighting fixtures melt and grow like icicles.

Art
Nicolas Party’s Audacious Sense of Color

With his radically modern pastel works and flair for the uncanny, the Swiss artist has grabbed the...

DESIGN
Daniel Arsham Dreams Up His Own Microcosm

The prolific New York artist reconstructs a bona fide kunstkammer at Design Miami/ to unveil a...

EXTREME BEAUTY
Meet Tokyo’s Most Daring Florist

Floral artist Makoto Azuma pushes the boundaries of art, fashion, and nature with his experimental...

THE VANGUARD
Design Miami/’s Aric Chen Name Checks His Five Favorite Things

DESIGN
Joana Vasconcelos Reimagines a French Design Classic

The Portuguese artist inscribes her identity into six signature Roche Bobois pieces, including a...

THE VANGUARD
The Rubell Family Collection’s Ambitious Next Chapter

The new Rubell Museum in Miami proves that it’s possible to go big and stay home.

The Art Issue
Kahlil Joseph is Challenging Representations of Black Life in America

With his riveting short films and installations, the video artist and filmmaker is emerging as one...

INTERIOR MOTIVE
An Oral History of Suzanne Demisch’s New York City Apartment

The cofounder of French design gallery Demisch Danant invites artist and longtime friend Sheila...

DESIGN
The Power of Zizipho Poswa’s Ceramics

The South African ceramicist’s tribal sculptures catch the eye of collectors.

The Art Issue
A Letter From The Editor

Welcome to the new Surface Art Issue.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Lauren Manoogian

Lauren Manoogian’s natural-hued knitwear line, which makes use of responsibly sourced fibers and...

DESIGN
Michèle Lamy Wants to Know What You’re Fighting For

The fashion visionary launches a charity auction of nine punching bags, created by the likes of...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Steven Bukowski

Steven Bukowski’s practice may still be relatively new, but the emerging Brooklyn designer has...

ART
Swizz Beatz and Kehinde Wiley Are Inspiring Tomorrow’s Artists

The two artists join forces for a Creative Minds Talk during Art Basel Miami Beach in support of...

TRAVEL
This Barcelona Boutique Channels an Art Deco Film Set

Even in the era of the multifaceted concept shop, the cinematic Darial stuns.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Magdalena Keck

By forgoing excess ornament and letting volumes, textures, and proportions speak for themselves,...

CULTURE CLUB
1stdibs Toasts Stellar Design Talent

On Nov. 13, 1stdibs hosted the New York City design cognoscenti to celebrate the 1stdibs 50, the...

Travel
A Manhattan Trattoria Transports Patrons to Tuscany

Warm interiors with soft natural light, a menu of authentic Italian staples, and a colossal...

Travel
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...