EXHIBITION
A Career Retrospective of Nam June Paik, The Father of Video Art, Arrives at London’s Tate Modern Right on Time

As we find ourselves locked to the screen and drowning in its contents, there's perhaps no better...

Fashion
Kanye West’s YEEZY Foam Runners Are What Would Happen if Zaha Hadid Designed Crocs

A teasing image of the multihypenate star's latest footwear release suggests curves and shapes...

RETAIL
Fashion Label or Arts Patron? With COS, It Can Be Hard to Tell

In its first dozen years, the brand has become just as well known for supporting art and design as...

Need To Know
For Architect Neil Logan, Less Isn’t More—It’s Everything

“People should remember that architecture is also a service industry—as humble as that might...

On View
Pace Chelsea Reopens With an Exhibition That Casts a Rare Light

Fred Wilson's "Chandeliers" graces the gallery's return with not only beauty, but a challenge to...

TRANSPORT
How The Boutique Sports Car Market Became a Lab for Screamingly Fast EV Design

To make their boldest statements—and survive—smaller-scale makers with famed badges are turning

SURFACE X BALENCIAGA
A Selection of Balenciaga Bags That Add a Whole Different Meaning to ‘Table Service’

In a bit of five-star table service, the brand has rolled out a fresh offering of mid-sized and...

Transport
A First Look at The Porsche Taycan All-Electric Reveals a Beautiful Tesla Challenger

A glove thrown at Elon Musk, the new four-door from the German design sticklers is still...

Travel
Take a Look at The Best New Luggage of The Year

Highlights from the latest crop of releases include a duffle designed by Marc Newson, a...

Travel
The 10 Best Travel Products of The Year

The standout offerings from 2019 include sunglasses with earphones, a self-cleaning bottle, and...

Travel Awards
Trending: Daring Bar Design

The best new cocktail spots include a below-earth horticulturist's dream, an eerie moonlight...

Design
The Best New Coworking Spaces of 2019

From the Chicago to Brussels, designers have injected new ideas into what is now one of the...

Retail
These are the Best New Stores and Retail Spaces of 2019

The best new shops of the year include a sophisticated CBD boutique, an epic antiques purveyor in...

Architecture
Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Others Pitch New Visions of The La Brea Tar Pits

Along with the veteran firm, Dorte Mandrup and WEISS/MANFREDI have offered proposals for rehabbing...

TRAVEL
Announcing The Finalists for The 2019 Surface Travel Awards

From hotels to headphones, New York to the Maldives, these are the candidates for the best new...

Fashion
Takashi Murakami x Porter TZ BS-06 Sneaker Release Date

The collaboration between the artist and Porter, first announced in 2018, is finally headed to...

Design
The Biggest Design Breakups of the Decade

From Sagmeister and Walsh to Apple and Ive to Marc and Louis, these are the splits that have marked

Architecture
Three Years After Her Death, Zaha Hadid’s Dubai Development Nears Completion

As the Opus prepares to open, we're afforded another look at the greatness and vision of the late...

Design
Virgil Abloh Unveils the First Off-White Home Collection

The star designer's first offering of home goods for his Off-White brand collection brings together

Architecture
Five Visions of the Airport of The Future Offer a New Challenge for the Industry

From a sky-scraping trophy to off-the-ground runways, the 2019 Fentress Global Challenge winners...

Fashion
Why These Old Nikes Cost Almost $500,000

The Nike “Moon Shoe” is a rarity so prized, it commanded a record price at a recent Sotheby's...

Architecture
Ten Endangered Modernist Masterpieces Get a New Lease on Life

With total awards of over $1.7 million this year, the grant initiative Keeping It Modern is helping

Architecture
TAO – Trace Architecture Office’s Swan Lake Bridge House is a Fairytale in Concrete

Floating over water in the middle of parkland, it's a masterclass in making heavy materials lighter

Architecture
The James Simon Gallery by David Chipperfield Architects: A Fresh Ray of Light on Berlin’s Museum Island

The space doesn't just greet visitors or connect the various museums on the site—it adds some...

The Find
Jason Wu’s Furniture Collection For Interior Define Offers Elegance, If You’re Paying Attention

The collection is perhaps more casual than you'd expect from Michelle Obama's favorite designer,...

Design
This Is What Happens When Google Creates a Schoolhouse

The tech giant's Grow With Google education center in New York City mixes retro analog styling with

RETAIL
Louis Vuitton Brings Virgil Abloh and a Whole Lot of Green to the Lower East Side

The mega-brand's monochrome pop-up offers winks to the old LES.

Architecture
Shigeru Ban Proposes Notre-Dame Temporary Replacement Chapel of Rope and Paper

Graceful and solemn, the simple structure intelligently answers all the site's needs without glass,

SPONSORED CONTENT
MAISON&OBJET Is So Much More Than a Trade Show

The Paris-based salon has an abundance of wares on display, but it’s more of a multicultural hub...

Surface Shops
Rediscovering the Forgotten Women of the Bauhaus, A Reading List

Influential, brilliant, bold, essential—the Bauhaus women come alive again in these books.

Architecture
Kanye West Is Building ‘Star Wars’-Style Houses for the Homeless: Report

In an interview with Forbes, the inescapable multihypenate revealed his prototypes for low-income...

IN MEMORIAM
Phil Freelon, Architect of the National Museum of African American History, Dead at 66

The creator of a long list of public projects that explored and celebrated the African-American...

Surface Shops
The 8 Best Looking Outdoor Bluetooth Speakers

Eight handsome box-, cone-, and disk-shaped, Bluetooth-enabled speakers that bring sound and style...

Art
Seven in Custody for Vandalizing “The Bean” in Chicago

The reflective monumental work by Anish Kapoor was tagged with silver spray paint in the early...

Architecture
This House is a $5.25 Million Ai Weiwei Artwork

The Chinese artist collaborated with firm HHF on this 3-bedroom, 3-bath vacation home—the only Ai

By The Numbers
14 Very Loud Facts for The Sony Walkman’s 40th Birthday

A collection of historic numbers for the world-changing product's ruby jubilee.

Design
Six Jony Ive Apple Creations That Helped Define The Modern World

From the iMac to Apple's retail presence, Ives oversaw an era of innovation and influence rarely...

Surface Shops
The Absolute Best Furniture for Your Possibly Theoretical $1 Million Infinity Pool

Daybeds that look like spaceships and jaw-dropping lounges—the wildest luxury outdoor furniture...

Design
Jony Ive Leaving Apple to Start New Design Studio With Marc Newson

After a tenure that helped define the look of the computer giant through iMacs, iPhones, and more,...

The Find
Nike’s N. 354 AF1-Types Are a Design Sketch You Can Wear

The stripped-down, but highly detailed, sneaker successfully cosplays as a prototype for the iconic

Surface Shops
10 Stylish Indoor Gardening Essentials for Under $100

Planters, watering cans, and everything else you'll need to bring some greenery into your space.

Get Your First Look at Vitra’s New Collaboration Collection with Virgil Abloh

The capsule offering of lighting and seating will bow at Art Basel

Art
Banksy Bashes Brexit With New Installation at The Royal Academy of Arts

The street artist has used an EU customs gate as a canvas for his most recent work.

SURFACE SHOPS
This Father’s Day, Help Dad Release His Inner Burner

Send your pops to The Playa with this high-end camping equipment.

SURFACE SHOPS
Six Zoomorphic Accessories To Usher Cheer into Your Home

Cheeky, chic animal-themed objects for your menagerie.

The Find
Nike’s Latest Air Fear of God 1s Are the Perfect Summer Sneaker for Imperial Snowtroopers

The newest select from the brand's collaboration with Jerry Lorenzo's label is so, so frosty.

THE FIND
Why the New USPS Ellsworth Kelly Stamps May Be the Perfect Legal Postage

Ten works by the abstract artist rendered in miniature make a strong argument for taking up the...

SURFACE SHOPS
Six Iridescent Home Goods Perfect for Adding a Little Luster to Your Spaces

Mother-of-pearl, abalone, and opalescence galore.

Travel
Now You Can Hit The Museum Between Airport Security and Your Gate

Turkish Airlines has just opened a modern-art gallery curated by Istanbul Modern in the business...

The Find
Lenny Kravitz Brings His Rockstar Aesthetic to Leica with a Vegan Python-Skin Design

The prolific musician continues to take the camera brand into new territory.

Surface Shops
Six New Coffee Table-Worthy Books We’re Obsessed With Right Now

With a new season upon us, it's time to update your rotation.

Partnership
An Italian Icon Returns Just in Time for Bauhaus’ 100th Birthday

Flexform is bringing Antonio Citterio's Magister sofa back to the marketplace, and not a moment too

Art
This Weekend, Let Artist Anne Imhof Push All Your Buttons

The opening performances attached to her "Sex" exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago are sure...

Architecture
Talking to Jill Magid, Director of the Most Shocking Architecture Documentary, Ever

In "The Proposal," the artist goes to audacious ends in pursuit of access to Luis Barragán's...

Surface Shops
10 Sharp, Affordable Minimalist Watches

Black, restrained, and stylish, these timepieces are as versatile as they are inexpensive.

Design
IKEA Recreates “Stranger Things,” “Friends,” and “The Simpsons” Living Rooms as Shoppable Tributes

The mega retailer turns living spaces from beloved pop-culture shows into a brilliant e-commerce...

Surface Shops
Seven Stylish Chairs You’ll Actually Want to Sit In

Chairs with unquestionable cred and proper lumbar support.

Surface Shops
Seven Items Under $100 That Celebrate Form and Function

Gorgeous, inexpensive objects that perform dual roles.

Architecture
Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Changed How We Process War

How a piece of public art helped us confront and embrace the human cost of national action.

Fashion Finds
Maison Margiela Spills its Guts With See-Through New Future High-Top

The 2019 iteration of the brand's beloved model features an invisible laminated shell.

Sound
Virgil Abloh’s New See-Through Pioneer DJ Equipment Is Lit

The designer's collaboration with the audio tech brand is a sight to behold.

Transport
This Motorcycle Helmet Will Make You Look Like Daft Punk (and Maybe Save Your Life)

The Sotera helmet by Joe Doucet features a brake light and sleek styling.

Surface Shops
Best Gifts Under $100 for the Design Snob in Your Life

These are the inexpensive gifts you can grab and give to that loved one with overly discerning...

Surface Shops
Travel Accessories for The Design-Conscious Globetrotter

Take your carefully curated sensibilities on the road with you.

Survey
Seven Iconic Home Accessories No Design Obsessive Should Be Without

Smart home accents that add timelessness and legacy to any space.

PARTNERSHIP
Up All Night at The Cosmopolitan Hotel

We spent 24 hours uncovering all the secrets of the glamorous, eclectic destination—human-sized...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
We Want Nothing More Than This Slice of Heaven in the Seychelles

ADD.Locus's dream house will haunt you, too.

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
We Still Can’t Stop Thinking About Rapt Studio’s Salone del Mobile Debut

We saw so, so many things at Milan's Salone del Mobile 2019—somehow Rapt's presentation stuck...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Brizo’s Levoir Collection Fuses Past and Present

The collection abounds with historical references yet feels right at home in the bathrooms of...

CURRENTLY COVETING
PELLE’s Incise Paintings Make a Good Case For Minimalist Humor

Cutting stuff, no?

CURRENTLY COVETING
Magis and Inga Sempé Are Asking Mirrors to Do More

Presenting the first collaboration between Magis and the French product designer.

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
This Family-Proofed, Midcentury Modern Interior Was Designed Via FaceTime

Located in sunny Delray Beach.

CURRENTLY COVETING
Saint-Louis’s Folia Collection Is Not Your Grandmother’s Carved Crystal Lighting

A broad line of ceiling lights, portable lamps, sconces, and chandeliers that run from the modestly

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Bodron/Fruit Whip an Unruly Dallas Footprint into Shape

But such uneven footprints are welcome at Dallas design firm Bodron/Fruit, which has made its...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Buon Compleanno! Living Divani Celebrates a Half-Century of Well-Done Décor

Looking back at five decades of fantastic contemporary Italian design.