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Neil Logan Transforms a 20th-Century Industrial Workshop into Karma Gallery’s Newest Outpost

The architect preserved the spirit of the space’s original features while executing a white-cube...

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Fritz Hansen Gives New Life to an Arne Jacobsen Classic

With a fresh update to the FH3605 desk, the heritage brand continues celebrating its 150th...

Does a Paid Fan Club and a Merch Store Make A24… Cheugy?

Maybe the better question to ask, in light of its reception on the international film festival...

No One Captured the Girlboss Aesthetic Better Than the Wing

The biggest strength of the exclusive social club and coworking space was its image—until it...

Apple is Dominating Contactless Payment—For Now

Eight long years of patience is paying off for Apple, which is seeing adoption of Apple Pay...

For His First Theory Collection, Lucas Ossendrijver Finds Inspiration on the Streets of New York

The collection marks the former Lanvin menswear designer's first foray into womenswear—and more...

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Carpenters Workshop Gallery Reclaims an Abandoned West Hollywood Warehouse

A solo exhibition of Nacho Carbonell’s ethereal sculptures highlights how Standard Architecture...

The Crop of Fresh Arrivals Re-Energizing New York City’s Hotel Scene

Post-pandemic, the city is roaring back to life. Here are our favorite stylish new hotels to...

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Il Bisonte and Architect Giacomo Salizzoni Ensure the Future of a Secret Garden in Florence

Part of a Florentine UNESCO World Heritage Site, an abandoned running track in the historic city...

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Sawyer & Co. Imbues a Hotel with a Spirit Befitting the Home of the Blues

The 174-room Canopy Hilton Memphis aptly nods to the city's tradition of music studios, barbecue,...

Forward-Thinking Directors are Heralding a New Era for Classic Plays

With captivating leads, sleek production design, and a masterful handle on language, Robert...

Culture Club
Worthless Studios Takes Over the Reform Club for Its Annual Summer Social

On July 30, Worthless Studios celebrated its summer social at the Reform Club in Amagansett....

New & Notable
What’s New This Summer, From Our List Members

A new Glossier store in Washington, D.C., Pophouse Pop-Up at the PGA , Idris Khan’s first solo...

Artist Derrick Adams is Building a Retreat for Black Creatives

The artist spoke with 'Surface' about how he partnered with Tiffany & Co. and Artsy to support the...

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The Cultivist Toasts Leslie Hewitt at Dia Bridgehampton

On July 23, the Cultivist celebrated the recent opening of Leslie Hewitt’s new exhibition at Dia...

Hulu’s New Victoria’s Secret Documentary Is Full of Bombshells

From its ties to the late disgraced financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to its...

Event Recap
Art for Change Artists Launch a New Series of Prints at the Rockaway Hotel

The artists, whose prints are now included in the hotel's contemporary art collection and available

Design Dialogues No. 56 with Winka Dubbeldam and Dror Benshetrit, Presented by Arca

At the Arca showroom in Miami, Surface CEO Marc Lotenberg spoke with architect Winka Dubbeldam and...

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On a Brooklyn Warehouse, Oscar yi Hou Uplifts His Community

The newest recipient of the Brooklyn Museum’s UOVO Prize, yi Hou celebrated the reveal with...

Schiaparelli’s Unsung Surrealist Legacy Gets Its Due

A new exhibition examines the Elsa Schiaparelli's creative history and the house's present under...

Hacin + Associates is Putting its Stamp on Boston’s Going-Out Scene

A strong sense of place pervades the design firm's constellation of Beantown restaurants and bars....

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Innocad Merges Biophilic Design and Sustainability at an Austrian Research Center

At MAM’s research and development facility, the wellbeing of employees is as paramount as the...

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Guests Stay After-Hours for Storm King’s “A Summer Night” Picnic and Party

Storm King Art Center hosted “A Summer Night,” its second-annual summer celebration in New...

Can Lie-Flat Seats Make Economy Class Flights Bearable?

Designs from Air New Zealand, Alejandro Núñez Vicente, and Jeffrey O’Neill could usher in a new

Culture Club
Fairchain Celebrates Three Years in the Business with a Summer Happy Hour

On June 28, Fairchain celebrated its third anniversary with a happy hour at New York City's Time...

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Kvadrat’s L.A. Showroom is Adorned in Knitted Yarn

Color and craft come together in the textile designer’s house-within-a box showroom envisioned by

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What’s New This Spring, from Our List Members

From a new lighting collection by Christopher Boots at Milan Design Week and Lafayette 148’s...

At Oiji Mi, Dinner Starts with Bokbunja Foie Gras and Air Force 1s are the Uniform de Rigueur

This is not your parents’ prix-fixe: chef-owner Brian Kim imbues fine dining with fun and...

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Anony’s Wisp Suspension Lamp is a Study in Design Ingenuity

Seeming to defy the laws of physics and mechanics, the Wisp lamp also invites constant interaction.

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The Cultivist and Bulgari Host an Artist Lunch at Design Miami/ Basel

On June 15, global arts club The Cultivist and Italian fine jewelry house Bulgari kicked off Design

The Fashion Industry’s Powerful—and Controversial—Sustainability Rating System, Exposed

Some of the biggest mass-producers in fashion support the Higg Index and its parent organization,...

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RIOS Brings a Futuristic Take on a Desert Super Bloom to Milan 

The installation sought to explore the joy and wonder of witnessing swaths of wildflowers appear...

Event Recap
Chilewich Toasted Its Newest Store with a Cocktail Party in New York City

Hosted during NYCxDesign, the textile studio's party gave festival-goers a chance to take in the...

Business of Design
Absurdly High Spenders are Driving Luxury Fashion’s Pandemic Rebound

Brands in turn are shelling out for private stores and super exclusive experiences to keep their...

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Surface and Rottet Collection Co-Host a Cocktail Party at ICFF

New York City’s design community and friends of Surface and Rottet celebrate the brand’s new...

With the Return of the Disco Ball, Social Media Anoints Its Next Design Obsession

Following in the footsteps of viral design objects such as Ettore Sottsass’s Ultrafragola mirror...

Teresita Fernández Creates Glimmering “Walled Garden” Made of Stainless Steel Above Brooklyn

Fernádez spoke with Surface exclusively ahead of the unveiling of Paradise Parados to discuss the...

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Two Designs from Lasvit Capture the Fleeting Beauty of Nature

With Herbarium and Dancing Leaves, the lighting and glassware company toes the line between art and

Currently Coveting
Fritz Hansen Proves True Classics Never Go Out of Style With the Re-Release of an Iconic Chair

Previously limited to a circulation of only 600, Fritz Hansen is re-releasing Poul Kjærholm’s...

Near the Arc de Triomphe, a Young Chef Reveals a Sumptuous Feast

Arnaud Behzadi architects took cues from Mallory Gabsi's interpretation of contemporary European...