CULTURE CLUB
Volker Haug Toasts Its First Collaboration at Milan Design Week

On April 17, the Australian lighting design studio debuted a new line designed with German...

FASHION
Dior Cozies Up to New York City

It’s something of a rite of passage for upstart, New York–based fashion labels to start showing

CULTURE CLUB
SculptureCenter Honors Thaddeus Mosley At Its Annual Gala

On April 11, the Long Island City-based destination for sculpture drew New Yorkers from the other...

FAIRS
For 2024, Salone del Mobile Charts a Thrilling New Path

For proof, look no further than an all-star lineup of installations, talks, exhibitions...

SPATIAL AWARENESS
A Fashion Alumna Creates an Art- and Antique-Driven Madrid Boutique

At Salon 27, shoppers can discover seasonal collections from independent designers alongside...

ART
Taja Cheek Shakes the Walls of the Whitney

The experimental musician and guest curator behind the Whitney Biennial’s performance art brings...

CULTURE CLUB
Artists Descend on Epiphany Center for the Arts for RenBen Gala

We’re in the midst of gala season, which touches the worlds of art, culture, and philanthropy...

CULTURE CLUB
ICP’s Infinity Awards Celebrate Five Boundary-Breaking Women Artists

Last week, the International Center of Photography hosted its landmark commemoration of enduring...

CURRENTLY COVETING
How Many Designers Does it Take to Engineer a Comfortable Armchair?

Vitra’s new Mikado chair is the answer to a deceptively complicated brief.

IN MEMORIAM
The Life and Legacy of Faith Ringgold

The late artist, children’s book author, and Civil Rights activist shaped the art world as we...

HOTEL
In Sydney, a Swath of Suites Dare Guests to Expect the Unexpected

No two suites at The Darling are the same—and local designer Fender Katsalidis packed them full...

CULTURE CLUB
Dynamic Duos Take the Spotlight at the BadAss Art Woman Awards

Last week, Project for Empty Space took to the Angel Orensanz Foundation for its annual celebration

RESTAURANT
Villa Skärtofta Offers High Art and Haute Cuisine

The fanciful villa hotel Vår Gård’s new fine dining restaurant combines Italian influences with

RESTAURANT
In Istanbul, a New Restaurant Rounds Out a Michelin-Caliber Dining Scene

Located at the heart of a destination villa, Arkestra brings together velvety interiors with a...

ART
Project for Empty Space Reintroduces Itself to New York

The talent incubator has opened the doors to PES Futures, a Chinatown exhibition space inaugurated...

CULTURE CLUB
At the New Museum Gala, A Master Class in Public Speaking

On April 3, Cipriani South Street hosted the museum’s annual benefit, where a star-studded list...

CULTURE CLUB
The Guggenheim’s Young Collectors Council Boogies Down Uptown

Earlier this week, artists, curators, and young collectors convened to fête filmmaker and LG...

HOTEL
Résidence Bouchardon Is Steeped in Seventies Eclecticism

Bernard Dubois leans into retro-cool elements over Beaux-Arts grandiosity for a transportive new...

NEED TO KNOW
Upstart Design Studio Heirloom Cuts Through The Noise

A team of global design leaders have opened the doors to the interdisciplinary studio of their...

CULTURE CLUB
Shannon Maldonado and Surface Bring a Taste of Yowie to New York

Following its February debut, Surface’s art and culture dinner series ushered the creative energy

STORE
Cúpla London Fashions a High Street Shop for Rixo

The womenswear label’s new Marylebone shop is awash in vivid hand-painted prints that complement...

ART
Nicolas Party’s Latest Works Are For Sale at a Bookstore Near You

The Swiss artist ardently believes in the power of poetry: he recently created two new pastel...

ART
“Mode Et Sport” Treads New Ground in Fashion and Art History

As the Paris 2024 Olympics near, a pivotal show at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs about...

CULTURE CLUB
Gohar World Greets Spring With a Champagne-Soaked Spring Fling

Last week, Laila and Nadia Gohar’s art-inflected tableware line brought a few dozen of their...

RESTAURANT
A Long-Awaited Hidden South American Gem Glistens in Singapore

Araya brings together the beauty of Chile’s landscapes with a mélange of flavors from cuisine...

RESTAURANT
At Rockefeller Center, Smith & Mills Proves Lightning Can Strike Twice

The Tribeca culinary fixture’s next chapter heads uptown in a much more spacious footprint that...

CULTURE CLUB
Saks and Art Production Fund Raise $850,000 for Public Art

Is it possible to go “overboard” on fundraising? On March 14, the public art nonprofit teamed...

HOTEL
In London, a “Grand” Boutique Hotel Imbued With Coziness

The Grand Bellevue Hotel is a vision of warmth, styled after what Fabrizio Casiraghi imagines as...

STORE
Vincent Van Duysen Nods to Salvatore at Ferragamo’s Milan Boutique

Striking slabs of red marble—the late founder’s favorite color—and other bursts of color...

CULTURE CLUB
Art World Luminaries Gathered Uptown for the Bronx Museum Gala

As a leader in both galvanizing its community of ardent supporters and staging exhibitions of our...

RESTAURANT
In Montreal’s Old Port, a Transportive Experience Awaits at Hayat

Ivy Studios channeled the beauty of the Syrian desert for the color-rich interiors of chef Joseph...

ART
Belkis Ayón’s Prolific Legacy Is Not for Sale

In Ayón’s first posthumous gallery exhibition at Miami’s David Castillo Gallery, the dealer...

CULTURE CLUB
Free Arts NYC Benefit Gala Honors Christopher Wool

On March 7, the New York City nonprofit hosted its annual benefit in support of arts education and...

ART
For Proof of the Power of Collaboration, Look No Further than Joan Jonas

It’s not just you—the 87-year-old visual artist is having a major moment in New York and...

CULTURE CLUB
Kikuo Saito Inaugurates James Fuentes Tribeca

The latest in a rush of thrilling new arrivals to Tribeca’s gallery scene is marked by the debut...

RESTAURANT
Echoes of Past Lives Reverberate in This Light-Filled Brasserie

Studio Modijefsky’s clever interiors for Dordrecht eatery De Witt pay respect to its bygone days...

NEW & NOTABLE
What’s New This Spring, From Our List Members

Studio Plow debuts Casa de Arte, Matthew Fisher launches a new collection at Remains, and more from

RESTAURANT
A Madrid Gem Store, Reborn As an Artisan Bakeshop

Plantea Estudio fashions Acid Shop into a sanctuary of a coffee shop with deep connections to its...

EVENT RECAP
Art For Change and Phillips Take on Climate Change at L.A. Art Week

Coinciding with Frieze, Art For Change and Phillips Auction House toasted a climate-centric...

FASHION
Fashion’s Newly-Minted Creative Directors are Making Moves

The Fall/Winter 2024 season was major for the heavy hitters of the Europe shows, where new creative

RESTAURANT
A Jewel-Box Omakase Spot Sets Up Shop in the East Village

With burled oak walls, a dazzling jade quartzite bar, and a hand-painted mural of bird feathers,...

ARTIST STATEMENT
Michael Dayton Hermann Embraces New Beginnings

In his latest show, the photographic artist and self-proclaimed “eternal optimist” offers up...

CULTURE CLUB
Fernando Mastrangelo Kicks Off Surface’s New Dinner Party Series

On Feb. 29, friends of Surface gathered for a downtown dinner party hosted by designer Fernando...

NEED TO KNOW
Hannah Gottlieb-Graham Is in Good Company

In just four years, the Alma Communications founder and Surface alumna has founded a female-founded

CULTURE CLUB
Sanford Biggers Takes Over the Hammer Museum During L.A. Art Week

On Mar. 1, the Harlem-based L.A.-born artist partnered with Jenni Benzaquen of Marriott’s Luxury...

CULTURE CLUB
A Sparkling Gala Commemorates 90 Years of the School of American Ballet

On Feb. 26, New York’s society set turned out at Lincoln Center to support the New York City...

RESTAURANT
In Toronto, Daphne Takes Diners Down the Rabbit Hole

Studio Paolo Ferrari dreams up a welcome entry to the city’s burgeoning bistro scene with a...

ARTIST STATEMENT
Cole Sternberg Reimagines the California Dream

The California painter reinterprets the mythos of his state’s civic and cultural iconography,...

DESIGN
Behind the Scenes in Detroit’s New Art Micro-Neighborhood

The founders of Detroit’s Library Street Collective have devoted a section of the city’s East...

RESTAURANT
Futurism and Flavor Await at Ichi Station Milan

An abundance of illuminated peach-toned glass accents courtesy of Masquespacio transports visitors...

NEED TO KNOW
F05 Studio’s Overnight Success Was Years in the Making

The award-winning architecture and design studio is approaching its fourth anniversary, but past...

RESTAURANT
In London, Meat the Fish Distorts All Sense of Time and Place

Teeming with nods to the outdoors, the Beirut-based destination for Mediterranean fare enters...

CULTURE CLUB
Southern Guild Makes a Splashy Entrance in Los Angeles

For the past 16 years, the gallery and artist residency Southern Guild has been South Africa-based.

ARTIST STATEMENT
Barbara Earl Thomas Cultivates Divine Mystery

Some might see the Venetian Gothic architecture of the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross...

EXHIBITION
Art For Change Stages a Pop-Up Show at Grand Army Plaza

As the 136 year-old Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Arch undergoes a much-needed renovation,...

FASHION
What If We All Saw Midtown Through Fernando Garcia’s Eyes?

The Monse and Oscar de la Renta co-creative director speaks on Monse’s return to the runway at...

CULTURE
A Thrilling Season of Art and World Premieres at New York City Ballet

The winter season is traditionally something of an incubator for innovation and ingenuity at the...

RUNWAY REDUX
Legacy, House Codes, and Ukrainian Heritage Permeate Bevza’s Sumptuous Knits and Tailoring

Eighteen years in, Svitlana Bevza is as dedicated as ever to getting to the heart of her eponymous...

DANCE
Kyle Abraham Shares an Exclusive First Look at A.I.M’s Newest Commission

This weekend, Kyle Abraham’s dance company A.I.M will debut Year, from decorated choreographer...

RUNWAY REDUX
Hillary Taymour’s Vision of a Femme Flex Rings Clear at Collina Strada

Collina Strada has a well-earned reputation for stealing hearts and headlines during New York...

FASHION
Grace Ling Wins the CFDA/Genesis House Design Innovation Grant

The CFDA and Genesis kicked off fashion week with a party to celebrate the collections of Grace...

CULTURE CLUB
Hannah Traore Toasts Chella Man With Big Downtown-Cool Vibes

On Feb. 8, Hannah Traore and Chella Man celebrated the landmark achievement of Man’s first solo...

EVENT RECAP
Juilliard’s Annual Scholarship Benefit Raises $1.7 Million

The Juilliard School’s winter scholarship benefit kicked off with a student showcase concert...

RUNWAY REDUX
Marina Moscone Zeroes In on Refined Simplicity

For F/W 2024, the New York City designer offers a study in pared-back simplicity with body-skimming

RESTAURANT
In Fort Greene, Old European Influences Coalesce at Theodora

A sun-drenched bar, chef-owner Tomer Blechman’s fresh Mediterranean flavors, and a tasteful mix...

CULTURE CLUB
Ten to One Convenes a Salon at the Georgia Room

On Feb. 5, Ten to One Rum founder and CEO Marc Farrell convened friends from the arts, fashion,...

ART
The Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys’ Art Comes to Brooklyn

Over the past five years, Kasseem Dean (better known as Swizz Beatz) and Alicia Keys have assembled

FILM
Dazzling Public Bathrooms Star in Wim Wenders’ Latest Film

The art-house filmmaker has turned his lens on an unlikely muse: Tokyo’s public toilets.

CULTURE CLUB
The Marley Family Celebrates Bob Marley’s Biopic in L.A.

On Feb. 5, Marley family convened for a dinner with friends to celebrate the release of “Bob...

URBAN PLANNING
Urban Planning Our Way Out of the Car Culture Hellscape

In an exclusive excerpt of “Renewing the Dream: The Mobility Revolution and the Future of Los...

CULTURE CLUB
Well-Wishers Toast “How to Collect Art” in Miami’s Design District

On Feb. 1, polymath and art market economist Magnus Resch celebrated the publication of his new...

CULTURE CLUB
Sandy Liang and Friends Ring In the Year of the Dragon

On Jan. 31, the fashion designer hosted her annual Lunar New Year party with chef Danny Bowien at...

BAR
An Art-Filled Café and Bar Arrive at the National Portrait Gallery

The London museum’s East Wing reopens after a three-year restoration with two lavish spots by Run

CULTURE CLUB
London Turns Out to Serpentine for Barbara Kruger’s Latest

On Jan. 31, it seemed all of London made an appearance at Serpentine’s opening party for a...

ART
Finding “The Flesh of the Earth” at the Edge of Manhattan

In a new group exhibition at Hauser & Wirth, breakout curator Enuma Okoro makes sense of...

ARTIST STATEMENT
In Henry Curchod’s Oeuvre, All is Never As It Seems

The London painter’s gestural canvases hold unspoken secrets for those willing to look beyond the

DESIGN
Porsche and Cervélo Chart the Next Frontier in E-Bikes

The sportscar legend and the 2022 Tour de France–winning bike maker teamed up to create a tour de

FASHION
See Yourself in Couture at “Fashioning San Francisco”

The de Young museum’s latest exhibition reflects on a century of high fashion and history in its...

ART
Revisiting David Seidner’s Life in Haunting Photos

The International Photography Center's new survey of the work of boundary-breaking writer and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Cass Calder Smith

If you ask Cass Calder Smith what he’s working on, you should be prepared to keep track of his...

CULTURE CLUB
Créateurs Design Awards Gathers Creatives in Paris

On Jan. 20, some of the world’s most celebrated designers and architects gathered in Paris to be...

RESTAURANT
At Palmilla Cocina, Topographic Influences Abound

In sandstone-hued interiors drawing from the California Coast, the seaside cocina serves up...

CULTURE CLUB
A Star-Studded Crowd Turns Out for Winter Show

On Jan. 18, amid New York City’s recent, bitter cold snap, a group of distinguished names in the...

SPATIAL AWARENESS
Studio PCH Refashions a Grande Dame of Bermuda’s Resort Scene

Ahead of Ariel Sands’ 2025 opening, founder and principal Severine Tatangelo gives ‘Surface’...

CULTURE CLUB
Jupiter Magazine Launches with Dinner and Dancing in Brooklyn

Publishing behemoths may be at a tipping point, but last week, Jupiter, a new independent arts and...

DESIGN
Enviable Glassware Steals the Show at Guild Bar

Located inside Roman and Willams' shoppable restaurant-showroom La Mercerie, Guild Bar's...

ARCHITECTURE
With Ray, Dasha Zhukova Sets Her Sights on Philadelphia

The New York City art world power player speaks on her decision to launch her art and real-estate...

CULTURE CLUB
A Lively Opening Night at Jack Shainman’s Downtown Gallery

On Jan. 12, gallerist Jack Shainman hosted well-wishers at the opening celebration for his newest...

ARCHITECTURE
A Gilded Age Palazzo is Reborn a Monumental Art Gallery

Jack Shainman’s latest gallery, The Hall, opens its doors in a corner of Tribeca’s Clock Tower...

FASHION
The Appeal of Destroying Fashion On Camera

The rise of creators like Tanner Leatherstein, who uses his tannery and leather goods expertise to...

CULTURE CLUB
In Miami, a Stylish Lesson in the Art of Giving Back

On Jan. 8, Miami Dolphins linebacker Jaelan Phillips hosted his teammates and Miami’s creative...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Henrik Pedersen Forges a Cocoon of Comfort and Style

The Danish furniture designer recently unveiled Bellmonde, a collection of woven outdoor seating...

ARCHITECTURE
Can Paris 2024’s Green Ambitions Stick the Landing?

A recent look at the infrastructure revamps planned around the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games begs

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Rachel Bu

Authorne founder Rachel Bu knows a thing or two about transformation. In 2022, she converted her...

CULTURE CLUB
Visionary Projects Gathers Artists and Friends for Dinner and a Show

On Dec. 13, the art collective celebrated the opening of its newest exhibition, aptly titled “The

DECORATIVE
Is the Supply/Demand Curve Coming for Christmas Trees?

It seems like with every passing year, niche trade groups catastrophize the growing demand for...

CULTURE
Dystopian Capitalism Underpins the So-Called “Year of the Girl”

Behind the cutesy moniker that 30-somethings masquerading as “girlies” have clung to this year,

CULTURE CLUB
Alex Israel and the Cultivist Bring Four Nights of Festivities to Miami

During Miami Art Week, the Angeleno artist teamed up with Capital One and the global club for art...

NEW & NOTABLE
What’s New This Winter, From Our List Members

Italian Design Brands’ New York City flagship, Original BTC’s ode to the plum blossom, and more

CULTURE CLUB
Tina Frey’s Eclectic World Comes Alive in Miami

On Dec. 5, the San Francisco–based designer teamed up with local design agency Studio Santos on...

CURRENTLY COVETING
This Shape-Shifting Taburet Celebrates “Freewheeling” Creativity

Cecilie Manz spent the past two years collaborating with Fritz Hansen’s skilled artisans to bring

CULTURE CLUB
MoMA PS1 and Eartheater Bring Queens Spirit to Miami

On Dec. 5, the forward-thinking Queens museum teamed up with athletic footwear brand On to kick off

CULTURE CLUB
Serpentine Brunches for a Cause at Miami’s Casa Tua

On Dec. 5, the London megawatt gallery commemorated the upcoming 10th anniversary of its Serpentine

CULTURE CLUB
Gagosian Toasts Miami Art Week, Positano-Style

On Dec. 5, the gallery teamed up with Franco’s Bar and Le Sireneuse, the Amalfi Coast staples of

CULTURE CLUB
Rococo Art Advisory Takes Miami Beach

On Dec. 7, the New York–based art advisory best known for its Rococinco Dinner Party series...

CULTURE CLUB
Venus Williams and Pace Bring the Glitz to Miami’s Mainland

There’s almost unrivaled focus on Miami Beach this week, but on Dec. 6, the tennis legend and...

CURRENTLY COVETING
“Honest” Design Permeates This Finnish Furniture Studio

Vaarnii is increasing its international footprint and putting down roots in New York at Suite NY,...

CULTURE CLUB
White Cube Kicks Off Art Basel With Big VIP Energy

On Dec. 5, White Cube gallery toasted the beginning of Art Basel Miami Beach with a who’s who of...

ART
At Art Basel, Sallisa Rosa Probes Memory Through Materiality

The rising Brazilian artist creates a fictional landscape instilled with generational knowledge and

CULTURE CLUB
Worthless Studios Brings the Gala Circuit to East Williamsburg

On Dec. 4, the Brooklyn-based artist empowerment organization celebrated its annual Goodtimes Gala...

CULTURE CLUB
Woods Bagot Celebrates 15 Years of Architectural Excellence

On Nov. 30, Woods Bagot celebrated its 15th anniversary with a swaggering cocktail party inside one

CULTURE CLUB
After Hours at the World Trade Center With Silver Art Gala

On Nov. 28, the New York-based artist residency Silver Art Projects hosted its inaugural gala. The...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Caran D’Ache’s Latest Launch Champions the Creative Class

The Swiss leader in premium writing and drawing tools breaks down the barriers to learning about...

EXHIBITION
This Spring, AIPAD’s Photography Show Returns in Full Force

In an exclusive interview, executive director Lydia Melamed Johnson speaks on the fair’s highly...

CULTURE CLUB
Christofle Gives Zine Culture a Seat at a Fabulous Table

On Nov. 14, the French tableware stalwart took the plunge into zine culture in impeccable style and

CULTURE CLUB
Yohji Yamamoto Makes a Splash in SoHo

On Nov. 15, SoHo’s glitziest row of fashion and furniture shops added another to their ranks with

FILM
Without Makeup Prosthetist Kazu Hiro, There Is No “Maestro”

At the SCAD Savannah Film Festival, Hiro and producer Kristie Macosko Krieger pulled back the...

ART
These Artist-Made Digital Monuments Center Black History and Culture

Leveraging the same augmented reality technology that powers Pokémon Go, the Kinfolk Foundation is

DESIGN
At Bard, a Design Gallery in Leith, Scottish Artisanry Lives On

On its first anniversary, the bastion of Scottish design ingenuity stages a group exhibition...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Balletic Influences Permeate These Sculptural Stone Objects

Virtuosic designer Matthew Fisher speaks on his latest collection of stone furniture and vessels,...

DESIGN
Ulla Johnson and Kelly Wearstler Capture California Magic

For Johnson’s newly opened Los Angeles boutique, the two collaborators spoke with ‘Surface’...

FILM
The Deeper Meaning of Priscilla’s Candy-Colored Scenography

Sofia Coppola’s latest film, an adaptation of Priscilla Presley’s memoir, lives up to the...

SPATIAL AWARENESS
A Sun-Drenched Watering Hole Glimmers on Joshua Tree’s Outskirts

Sibling-duo Brit Epperson and Barrett Karber breathed new life into a 1952-era Joshua Tree...

ARTIST STATEMENT
Stan Squirewell’s “Remixed” 19th– and 20th–Century Portraits

As a self-described child of the hip hop era, the collage artist re-fashions historical photography

CULTURE CLUB
The Art Students League Gala Takes Over MoMA’s Halls

Earlier this past week, New York City’s preeminent arts education organization rallied its...

CULTURE CLUB
Tiffany Shlain Convenes a Feminist Art Dinner Party in D.C.

This week, to mark the opening of her exhibition “A Feminist History Tree Ring” on Washington...

ART
What’s the State of Italian Painting Today?

An expansive new exhibition at Triennale Milano takes stock of how today’s generation of Italian...

CULTURE CLUB
Art and Design Collide at The Glen Grant’s Devotion Unveiling

Last week, Speyside distillery The Glen Grant celebrated the U.S. launch of its 70-Year-Old single...

CULTURE CLUB
Powerhouse Arts Toasts The Fall of Man at the Times Square Edition

Last week, the Brooklyn-based arts organization headed uptown to the swanky digs of the Times...

DESIGN
The Glen Grant Proves Good Design Is Its Own Act of Devotion

Artisan-made glass crystal decanters housing a hyper-limited release of 70-Year-Old single malt...

FASHION
With One Dress, Mara Hoffman Raises the Bar for Fashion-Tech

The designer known for colorfully sophisticated womenswear built to last a lifetime is the first in

ARCHITECTURE
In Roy Lichtenstein’s Former Studio, a New Home to the Curators, Critics, and Artists of Tomorrow

The late pop art grand master’s former studio and home has reopened its doors on the artist’s...

EXHIBITION
The Other Art Fair Finds a New Home in Gowanus

As a standard-bearer for affordable and approachable art acquisitions, the Other Art Fair seems to...

CURRENTLY COVETING
In Assemblage’s Handmade Wallcoverings, an Artful Ode to Nature

A dedication to handicraft unites the wallpaper studio and Holly Hunt, which brings Euclid,...

CULTURE
How Spring Powers New York City’s Creative Megawatts

‘Surface’ gets a peek behind the glamorous curtain and into the inner workings of the agency...

SPATIAL AWARENESS
An Inviting Home Base for Workshop/APD’s First Furniture Line

Behind the New York City design firm’s latest project to launch in the public eye are some...

CULTURE CLUB
Elmhurst Hospital Toasts 190 Years, and Revives Pictures for Elmhurst

The Elmhurst Hospital has been on the front lines of New York City’s public health crises since...

EXHIBITION
Ian Collings’ Study of Life Force Culminates in an Exploration of Movement

The furniture designer-turned-sculptor brings stone to life with “Movements,” in which he...

SPATIAL AWARENESS
An Oasis-Like Home for the Yageo Foundation’s World-Class Collection

In the heart of Taipei, entrepreneur and art collector Pierre Chen enlisted French interiors firm...

EVENT RECAP
A Night Out at David Zwirner, Benefitting Arts Education

Last week, the mega-gallery treated friends and art world insiders to an exclusive first look at...

EVENT RECAP
Arch League Boogies Down at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

The organization's annual Beaux Arts Ball brought architects and designers out for an immersive...

CULTURE CLUB
Reformation’s Night at the Ballet

The dancers of New York City Ballet are an inspiration to many of the city’s denizens, but...

CULTURE CLUB
Burberry Throws a Star-Studded London Art Week Dinner

On October 12, the British fashion house gathered its nearest and dearest in the realms of art,...

CULTURE CLUB
Kambui Olujimi Brings a Fine Art Crowd to Lincoln Center

The legendary venue may be better known for the performing arts, but on a recent weekend in early...

CULTURE CLUB
Dorsia and Serpentine Toast Frieze London

On October 12, Dorsia teamed up with megawatt gallery Serpentine to kick off Frieze London—and...

CULTURE CLUB
Storm King’s Glittering Night at the Rainbow Room

On October 4, Storm King Art Center headed downstate from its sprawling grounds in New Windsor to...

FASHION
In a New Chloé Retrospective, Gaby Aghion’s Liberated Woman Lives On

A new retrospective of the French fashion house and Gaby Aghion, its Jewish-Egyptian founder,...

CULTURE CLUB
New York City Ballet’s Fall Fashion Gala Puts Its Best Foot Forward

On October 5, Lincoln Center rolled out the red carpet for guests of New York City Ballet’s 75th...

NEW & NOTABLE
What’s New This Fall, From Our List Members

An art gallery at the Tin Building built by Cass Calder Smith, Holly Hunt's 40th anniversary...

HOTEL
Japanese Minimalism Meets the Rugged Coastline of Los Cabos

Studio PCH founder Severine Tatangelo offers an inside look at the new 60-room accommodations at...

FASHION
Inside Carolina Herrera’s Historic New York City Ballet Commission

As the first fashion designer ever commissioned by the world-class company to create costumes for a

CURRENTLY COVETING
With the ACX Chair, Vitra Proves Simplicity Reigns Supreme

Antonio Citterio’s latest for the Swiss company is a contemporary take on a task chair that...

EVENT RECAP
Opera Gallery Brings Shepard Fairey to Singapore in Spectacular Fashion

The gallery recently fêted the LA-based artist’s Singapore debut: a solo exhibition at Opera...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Holly Tupper’s Fine Jewelry Debut for Cultus Artem Recalls Her Encounters With Nature

By mining memories of childhood summers spent in the coastal idyll of Rhode Island and a...

ART
With a Dazzling Work by Martin Puryear, Storm King Looks Ahead

Hudson Valley’s sprawling museum and sculpture park recently unveiled an amorphous brick...

URBAN PLANNING
What do Residents Gain From Well-Intentioned Neighborhood Rebrands?

More than a decade ago, the Denver Housing Authority embarked on an ambitious redevelopment plan...

ARCHITECTURE
From Upstate New York, Magazzino Charts a Future for Italian Art

The museum and research center entered its next chapter with the unveiling of the Robert Olnick...

CULTURE CLUB
Dallas Contemporary Celebrates 45 Years and Raises $1.6 Million

On September 22, the museum rang in its 45th anniversary with a gala benefiting its extensive...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Studio SFW

In 2021, Studio SFW partners Rachael Stollar, Erin Fearins, and Ward Welch closed one chapter of...

NEED TO KNOW
Skram Founder A. Jacob Marks Reflects on 20 Years of Hard-Fought Success

The designer and furniture maker took his company from an idea cultivated in Piedmont, North...

RUNWAY REDUX
At Carolina Herrera, Modern Elegance and Downtown-Cool

Inspired by Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy’s casual glamor, Wes Gordon headed downtown from the Plaza...

CULTURE CLUB
Creative Capital’s Gala Brings Art and Soul to the Paradise Club

Last week, the grantmaking organization asked its considerable network to don their most...

TRAVEL
The Four Seasons Drive Experience Isn’t Another Cookie-Cutter Napa Valley Tour

The resort takes visitors into wine country’s most celebrated restaurants, vineyards, and...

ART
Hank Willis Thomas Speaks on the Work That Remains

The artist and For Freedoms co-founder was recently presented with the 2023 Medal of Arts award by...

RUNWAY REDUX
At Proenza Schouler, Tough Questions and Clarity

For Spring/Summer ‘24, Proenza Schouler founders and self-described “art school kids” Jack...

FASHION
Are Redesigned Uniforms the Biggest Win for Women’s Sports?

In an indisputably marquee year for women’s sports, more women athletes can now show up for work...

FASHION
At NYFW, Designers Found Inspiration—and Collaborators—in the Art World

Among them: runways at the Whitney and Phillips Auction House, prints attributed to Joan Jonas and...

ARCHITECTURE
New York City Welcomes a Performing Arts Center at Ground Zero

At the $500 million Perelman Performing Arts Center, the minds behind it sketch a hopeful future...

CULTURE CLUB
Fashion Photographer Terry Tsiolis Toasts His Ultimate Muse—His Mother

Last week, New York’s Salmagundi Arts Club celebrated the opening of Terry Tsiolis’s new...

CULTURE CLUB
Magazzino Italian Art Opens Its New Pavilion With a Blowout Party

Over the weekend, the museum and research center hosted more than 700 guests on its bucolic grounds

Trending
How Much Money Should a Museum Director Make?

A recent survey of the tax filings of cultural institutions pulled back the curtain and sparked a...

DESIGN
Christopher John Rogers Speaks on His Farrow & Ball Collection

Known for dreaming up colorful clothes imbued with exuberance and personality, the in-demand...

CULTURE CLUB
Saint Laurent Curated Epic Vibes With Their Venice Film Festival Dinner

August 29, Saint Laurent brought some star power to Venice by way of a dinner hosted by Anthony...

CULTURE CLUB
The Black in Fashion Council Branches Out to Beauty

On August 24, the Black in Fashion Council teamed up with Studio Symoné founder Darian Harvin to...

DESIGN
Can Olympic Poster Art Dispel Paris’s Reputation for Cultural Snobbery?

Six French artists and two Americans created a collection of posters to celebrate next year’s...

CULTURE CLUB
The Southampton Arts Center SummerFest Brought Hamptonites Out for a Cause

On August 19, it seemed as if all of the Hamptons turned out to toast Simone Levinson’s Champion...

EXHIBITION
Society Awards Pulls Back the Curtain on the Artistry of Awards Season

As the primetime Emmys draw near, Society Awards stages a first-of-its-kind exhibition that gives...

NEED TO KNOW
Ingenuity and Inspiration Runs in the Veins of Buster + Punch

Massimo Minale shares how past lives in architecture and motorcycle making led to his current...

CULTURE CLUB
Mother Nature Crashed the Party at the Watermill Center’s Summer Benefit

On July 29, the Robert Wilson–founded arts center on the South Fork of Long Island hosted its...

NEED TO KNOW
The Evolution of Audo Copenhagen, a Standard-Bearer of Danish Design

Joachim Kornbek Engell-Hansen stewards the family business in a new era and under a new name, ready

BEAUTY
Will Prada Beauty’s Tech-Forward Makeup Lure Shoppers In?

At a time when celebrities from the niche to the A-list (and most major fashion brands) all have...

EVENT RECAP
Suchitra Mattai Probes the Intersection of Craft, Art, and South Asian Culture

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

Karl Zahn’s kinetic sculptures at The Future Perfect, iF Design Foundation’s North American...

EXHIBITION
Studio PCH Charts a Blueprint for Psychedelic Design

The California-based studio’s captivating “Soulscapes” offer a glimpse into architecture’s...

RESTAURANT
At Clase Azul’s La Terraza Los Cabos, Tequila and Fine Dining Soar to New Heights

The high-end tequila and mezcal distiller is on a mission to roll out top-shelf-worthy tequila...

CULTURE CLUB
Magazzino Italian Art Throws a Garden Party for Upstate Art Weekend

On July 21, Magazzino Italian Art brought its founders, patrons, and friends together for Upstate...

EXHIBITION
A Secret Jay-Z Retrospective Takes Over the Brooklyn Public Library

Thousands of artifacts documenting the music mogul’s career were secretly assembled at the...

DESIGN
Is Climate-Cooling Paint Coming to a Hardware Store Near You?

Purdue University researchers are starting to get the world’s whitest white paint out of...

FASHION
Ganni Goes All In On Bacterial Cellulose Alt-Leather

This year’s most high-profile Scandinavian fashion debut wasn’t at Copenhagen Fashion Week, and

FASHION
Thom Browne Officially Enters Couture

With his 58-look, 35 minute-long Couture Week debut, the CFDA chairman put a spotlight on American...

CULTURE CLUB
The CFDA’s Finest Turn Out to Celebrate AAPI Talent

On June 28, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Genesis House celebrated the new

Culture Club
We Buy Gold Takes Over Jack Shainman and Nicola Vassell Galleries 

On June 29, We Buy Gold, the roving art space founded by Joeonna Bellorado-Samuels, celebrated the...

FASHION
An Influencer Trip to Mask Shein’s Misdeeds Backfires

The fast fashion giant has taken its latest misstep in the form of a botched influencer trip to...

Design Dialogues
At SCADstyle 2023, a Melding of Minds on Sustainable Urban Futures

INC Architecture & Design and Supernature Labs joined Surface for Design Dialogues No.58 to discuss

ARTIST STATEMENT
For Gio Swaby, Love is Liberation

The textile artist celebrates the multifaceted power of her chosen medium, finding softness and...

CULTURE CLUB
A Carnival and Cruise Honors Creative Capital’s Newest Grantees

On June 22, Creative Capital celebrated its 2023 “Wild Futures” grant recipients with a night...

Dance
With Fusion at the Leipzig Ballet, AI-Hype Hits the Dance World

Harry Yeff's 'Fusion' has grabbed headlines as the first “AI ballet,” But with humans behind...

ARTIST STATEMENT
ClownVamp Imagines a Cannon of Overtly Queer Impressionist Painting

The digital artist, whose recent exhibition, “Chester Charles: the Lost Grand Master,” was...

CURRENTLY COVETING
With an Artful Eye, Anony Illuminates the Materiality of Sheet Metal

The Canadian lighting studio’s new Pola collection reclaimed the softness of steel at its debut...

NEED TO KNOW
With Her New Landmark Collection, Hannah Polskin Goes Global

Ten weeks at work in SCAD Lacoste’s Alumni Atelier has yielded a career breakthrough for the...

NEW & NOTABLE
What Our List Members Launched at ICFF/WantedDesign

Biodegradable furniture from Model No., IED alumna Matteo Congiu shows ceramics made from culinary...

FASHION
What to Know About Satoshi Kuwata, the 2023 LVMH Prize Winner

Satoshi Kuwata has been named the winner of the 2023 LVMH Prize for Young Designers. It’s a...

DESIGN
At Veuve Clicquot’s Polo Classic, Stephanie Goto Crafted the Best Seats in the House

For the architect's La Grande Dame cabana pavilion, she found inspiration in Paola Paronetto's...

STORE
A Terrazzo Track Graces an Airy Running Shop in Brooklyn

Tracksmith's new Williamsburg outpost extends the effortless sophistication of its athletic apparel

EVENT RECAP
Hannah Traore Talks Artful Rebellion with UN Women in New York

On June 1, UN Women hosted Hannah Traore, Yvonne Apiyo Brändle-Amolo, and Justice Faith Betty for...

Culture
This Summer’s Forecast: Pink, With a 100 Percent Chance of Barbie

With the premiere date of Greta Gerwig’s highly anticipated film drawing near, Barbie-mania has...

ARCHITECTURE
The Cost of Stigma Around Suicide-Prevention Architecture

Architects and developers can work together to prevent such tragedies by breaking the stigma around

NEW & NOTABLE
What’s New This May, From Our List Members

A rare cask from Louis XIII, Moss & Lam’s whimsical decor for Holly Hunt, Miami Design...

SPATIAL AWARENESS
A Beacon of the Arts Rises from the Hills of Los Angeles

The Glorya Kaufman Performing Arts Center showcases a different side to L.A., bringing arts...

CULTURE CLUB
The Guggenheim’s Young Collectors Council Hosts a Sci-Fi-Inspired Fête

On May 24, the Guggenheim’s Young Collectors Council turned out for a seated dinner and benefit...

EXHIBITION
Hacin Brings a Snapshot of Beantown Life to Venice

After more than three years of isolation, the firm jumped at the chance to participate in the...

CURRENTLY COVETING
An Intricate Chandelier Inspired by Birds in Flight

Walking the line between glamour and minimalism, Ross Gardam’s Volant chandelier is the pinnacle...

Need to Know
At Model No., High Design and Craft Meets Modern Manufacturing

CEO Phillip Raub shares how the upstart furniture company uses 3D-printing and a made-to-order...

DESIGN
Eriko Inazaki Wins the Sixth Annual Loewe Craft Prize

Japanese sculptor Eriko Inazaki was selected as this year’s Loewe Craft Prize winner by creative...

Culture Club
The Standard Kicks Off Art Week With a Talk for Young Collectors

On May 12, a rising generation of collectors turned out in the East Village for the art week...

FASHION
As Peter Do Ascends at Helmut Lang, Fashion’s Youthquake Continues

The label’s newly appointed creative director is the latest example of unexpected...

ARTIST STATEMENT
Karin Davie Charts the Journey of Making Art and Ascribing Meaning To It

For “To Boldly Go Where No Man’s Gone Before,” her new exhibition spanning two New York City...

Hotel
This Hotel Is Purpose-Built to Solve Travel Woes—But You Can’t Stay There

With Skyview 6, a new hotel tailored for pilots and flight attendants, American Airlines takes a...

CURRENTLY COVETING
An Archival Chair Inspired by an Architect’s Butterfly Fascination

Previously limited to a sample run of only 10 chairs, Carl Hansen & Søn’s celebration of Vilhelm

NEW & NOTABLE
What’s New This Spring, From Our List Members

Gantri and Studio Word revive a fan-favorite lamp, Cadence’s latest Capsules, Kimy Gringoire's...

Store
Luxury Fashion Carves a Foothold in Pittsburgh

With newly opened retail destination Tons, two fashion veterans are bringing Maison Margiela, Jil...

Art
Hip Hop’s Victory Lap Around the Art World Peaks in Baltimore

With “The Culture: Hip Hop & Contemporary Art in the 21st Century,” the Baltimore Museum of Art

ART
For Cj Hendry, Art Is Not a Spectator Sport

The New Yorker by way of Brisbane has made a name for herself by staging solo shows in which the...

CULTURE CLUB
Hästens Brought Slumber Party Vibes to Its Anniversary Party

On April 12, Hästens rang in the 45th anniversary of its iconic Blue Check at its Soho Sleep Spa...

DESIGN DISPATCH
A Lakeside Retreat Celebrates Dutch Maritime Heritage, and Other News

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

CULTURE CLUB
MOCA Throws a Star-Studded Soiree in Little Tokyo

On April 15, bicoastal A-listers descended upon the Geffen Contemporary, MOCA’s outpost in the...

CULTURE CLUB
A Glittering Dinner in Mumbai Toasts Dior and Indian Craftsmanship

To celebrate Dior’s landmark pre-fall show and cultural programming in Mumbai, Chanakya ateliers...

Fashion
Dior’s Landmark Mumbai Show Transcends Fashion

Dior’s pre-fall show in Mumbai may seem like just another fashion-world spectacle, but in...

Trending
What Drunk Americans Spent $14 Billion on Last Year

A recent study raised a few eyebrows—and elicited some laughs—over the surprising ways...

Museums
What’s Going on With the Met’s “Blood Antiquities?”

A damning investigative report laid bare the dodgy details about the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s

Need to Know
At Submaterial, Handcrafted Quality Reigns Supreme

From functional wall art to biomorphic tabletop objects, the New Mexico–based company looks to...

Spatial Awareness
A Multi-Island Oasis Springs Up on Riyadh’s Ever-Expanding Horizon

Rolling lawns, shady expanses, and ample amenities make Riverwalk a destination for the growing...

EXHIBITION
What to Expect When the Photography Show Returns to New York

The flagship fair of AIPAD—Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD)—offers...

Need to Know
Ouive’s Handmade Rugs Celebrate Centuries-Old Moroccan Handicraft

Founder and photographer Kristina Williamson turned an off-the-cuff trip to the country into a way...

Culture Club
The Art World Embarks on “Una Notte a Magazzino”

On March 24, Italian art and culture aficionados flocked to Cold Spring, New York, for an...

URBAN PLANNING
The 2028 Summer Olympics Looms Over Los Angeles

Amid public misgivings, long-needed improvements—from public land revitalization to rail transit...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Sustainability Meets the High-Seas Style

Sunreef’s catamaran sailing yachts combine upscale amenities with the most innovative solar panel

CULTURE CLUB
Art Production Fund Brings Couture Summer Camp to the Seagram Building

On March 15, the Art Production Fund took over the landmark Seagram building in New York for its...

Film
Willem Dafoe’s Latest Nemesis is Hostile Architecture

In the newly released film 'Inside', the beloved character actor destroys museum-quality art and...

Event Recap
Surface and Blu Dot Celebrate the Brand’s Arrival to the Miami Design District

Runway Redux
LVMH Prize Semifinalist Anne Isabella Finds Inspiration in Nature

Behind Anne Isabella Rasmussen’s gauzy dresses and ‘70’s-mod knitwear is a deep appreciation...

CULTURE CLUB
Project for Empty Space Honors Women Trailblazers

On March 8, arts nonprofit Project for Empty Space took to the gothic revival Angel Orensanz...

Museums
In London and the Bronx, the Next Generation of Children’s Museums

Last week, the Victoria & Albert Museum announced the July opening of its long-awaited children’s

Currently Coveting
This Collab Wants to Disrupt Denmark’s Affinity for “Fast Kitchens”

Danish kitchen fabricator &Shufl’s revival of d line archival hardware proves newer isn’t...

Need to Know
Good Design Has a Scarcity Problem—Gantri Is Using 3D-Printing to Solve It

Industry titans have long held a status quo of unattainable pricing and incremental progress...

Fashion
After a Year of Spectacle, Fashion Re-Focuses on the Clothes

As the public’s tolerance for spectacles—like Schiaparelli's faux animal heads at couture...

Project Spotlight
Studio PCH Brings California Cool to Universal Music Group

You’d never know acoustic perfection was top of mind for the Nobu-favorite firm, which set the...

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

Ceramic coffee service by the minds behind RIOS, a Bergdorf Goodman takeover by Cultus Artem,...

ART
David Hockney’s New Immersive Show Has Scandalized London Critics

The art world's eyes are on David Hockney as he looks to transcend the gimmickry of immersive light

Currently Coveting
Behind These Woven Wall Mirrors, An Existential Question

Art and Loom teams up with Parts + Assembly to release a one-of-a-kind collection.

Runway Redux
For His Ready-to-Wear Debut, Jackson Wiederhoeft Plunges High Society into Dante’s Inferno

Jackson Wiederhoeft recently bought a bible for the first time in 10 years. “There’s a lot of...

Need to Know
Javier Robles’ Worldly Perspective Transcends His Design Practice

With commissions spanning four continents, the architect and designer brings his self-described...

Art
Suneil Sanzgiri’s Anti-Colonialism Films Get a Bigger Screen

The Indian-American artist, who became the first filmmaker to win the UOVO Prize, talks about...

Runway Redux
Andrew Kwon Looks to the Northern Lights and Old Hollywood Glamour

For his New York Fashion Week debut, rising star Andrew Kwon showed demi-couture evening wear...

Culture Club
High Spirits at Mortlach by Design’s VIP Frieze Kickoff

On February 15, Mortlach hosted VIPs for a preview of Sebastian ErraZuriz’s augmented reality...

Culture Club
Rococo Art Advisory’s Frieze Week Dinner Brought Works of Art to the Table

On February 14, guests gathered at Los Angeles restaurant Botanica for a five-course dinner party...

Runway Redux
Legacy, Memories, Homecoming: Head of State’s Taofeek Abijako Explores His Nigerian Roots and Upstate Upbringing

Nigerian-born designer Taofeek Abijako founded Head of State at the age of 17; from the beginning...

Exhibition
At Frieze, Sebastian ErraZuriz Infuses Scotch Whisky with AI

The multihyphenate is the latest design-world luminary to partner with Mortlach to showcase the...

Exhibition
Jessica Lichtenstein’s Concrete Hearts Explore Masculinity and Femininity

The artist’s latest—and last—exhibition of cracked concrete hearts draws inspiration from the

Runway Redux
Ethereal Femininity and Unapologetic Boldness: Tia Adeola Returns to New York

It’s reductive to center the conversation about Tìa Adeola’s designs around “sexiness.”...

Culture Club
New York’s Culturati Turned Out in Force to Fête “Helmut Lang: Cowboy”

On February 10, the Standard East Village hosted cultural tastemakers for an evening of art,...

Project Spotlight
Holly Hunt Builds Two Villas Inside Its Sprawling New L.A. Showroom

Why settle for one showroom when you can have two? With some help from local firm Johnston Marklee,

CULTURE CLUB
Creator Labs Artists and Friends Throw Down at Boom

On February 9, Google Pixel and SN37 toasted the 25 artists of Creator Labs: Season 7, a group...

RUNWAY REDUX
Y2K, Pop-Punk, and Aughts Harajuku: A Vibe Shift is Afoot at Adeam

Forget bicoastal—Adeam’s CEO and creative director Hanako Maeda’s latest collection draws on...

CULTURE CLUB
Alicia Keys Toasts Hennessy Paradis With a Secret Concert in Joshua Tree

On Feb. 7, Hennessy and Alicia Keys hosted an intimate group of cultural figures for a dinner and...

ART
With Her Lens and Hip Hop, Mary Enoch Elizabeth Baxter Centers Black Feminism

For a wrenching new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, the Philadelphia-based artist establishes...

Design
High-End Design Is Going to the Dogs—In a Good Way

With home renovations and decor overhauls that prioritize Fido’s needs and perfumed pooch...

Project Spotlight
For a Miami High-Rise, Gilberto Cioni Channels the City’s Art Deco Golden Age

The Brazilian-born interior designer strikes a tasteful balance between the Magic City’s...

Culture Club
Laura Kim and Tina Chen Craig Host a FOMO-Worthy Lunar New Year Dinner Party

On January 30, Oscar de la Renta and Monse co-creative director Laura Kim and U Beauty’s Tina...

Designer of the Day
Designer of the Day: A. Jacob Marks

For furniture and lighting designer A. Jacob Marks, good design and fine workmanship are...

Travel
Peek Inside the New Dubai Hotel Controversially Christened by Beyoncé

The superstar recently made headlines for her not-so-secret performance at the most outrageous new...

Culture Club
Hannah Traore Rings in Her Gallery’s One Year Anniversary

Over the weekend Hannah Traore celebrated her 28th birthday as well as the one year anniversary of...

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

A 'Drop' of World-Class Cognac from Louis XIII, Flavor Paper’s Collaboration with Duke Riley,...

CULTURE CLUB
Art and Design Upstarts Turn Out in Force for Young Collectors Night

On January 26, the Park Avenue Armory hosted over 500 of New York’s most ardent art and design...

Currently Coveting
Workshop/APD and Desiron’s Latest Furniture Line Belongs at the Center of Attention

Inspired by today’s renewed focus on the importance of domestic space, the duo’s collection of...

Culture
New York City Ballet Takes a Modern Turn

Following the fall premiere of Surface cover star Solange Knowles and Gianna Reisen’s acclaimed...

Spatial Awareness
A Dated Vacation Home, Reborn as a Dazzling Treehouse

A Christopher Boots quartz chandelier, pristine La Cornue range, and ample skylights coalesce to...

Exhibition
With ‘Merge’, Duplex’s Patrizio Chiarparini Flexes His Eye for Spotting Where Art and Function Meet

The show of works by Duccio Maria Gambi meditates on the intersection of nature and manmade...

Business of Design
Why Women Athletes Are Leaving Megabrands Like Nike

For some women athletes, eschewing contracts with household-name sports brands in favor of more...

Trending
With More Zero-Proof Beer, Wine, and Mixed Drinks Than Ever, Dry January is Gaining Year-Round Appeal

A proliferation of booze-free speakeasies, bars, and bottle shops are gaining momentum and...

Need to Know
How Steph Hon Made Cadence Capsules a Coveted Lifestyle Accessory

In demanding better from designers, engineers, and investors, the founder is revolutionizing a...

OPENING SHOT
At Central London’s Velvet Bar, Shrug Off the Cold With Cabaret and a Truffle Sazerac

Equal parts plush and glamorous, the history-laden spot soars with sumptuous touches while dishing...

NEED TO KNOW
How the Art World’s Favorite Mattress Helped Make Lauren Halsey’s Met Rooftop Installation a Reality

The Hästens Art Support Fund is charting a new path forward by equipping artists with much more...

Project Spotlight
In East Hampton, Magdalena Keck Puts a Modern Spin on Old-World Decadence

Vintage furnishings practically sing against contemporary artworks at this East Hampton getaway,...

Design
There’s a Sleek New Player on the SAD Lamp Scene

Upstart gadget-tech company Loftie is offering sleepy aesthetes an alternative to the...

Culture Club
Magazzino Italian Art Toasts the Holidays and a New Patron Program with a Disco Soirée

On Dec. 13, Magazzino Italian Art hosted guests for a dinner party in Brooklyn followed by a disco...

Need to Know
How Mortlach Is Flipping the Script on the Scotch Whisky Experience

By engaging design talents around the world with one-of-a-kind collaborations, the heritage...

BUSINESS OF DESIGN
“Caviar Lairs,” Ritzy Lodgings, and Pricey Furniture: Is RH Trying to Become the Next Soho House?

RH seems to be on track to deliver the members’ club experience without annual dues, thanks to a...

Opening Shot
In Edinburgh, the Storied Gleneagles Debuts a Boutique Hotel Inside a Restored Baronial Bank

Promises of champagne buckets and a sumptuous Christmas day feast await holiday guests, who can...

EVENT RECAP
In Miami, Surface and Model No. Toast the Power of 3D Printing

On Nov. 30, Surface and sustainable furniture company Model No. hosted a reception for "Endless...

Culture Club
Creatives from Around the World Joined Surface and Polygon at Miami Art Week

On December 1, Surface and Polygon closed out a four-day takeover at the W South Beach, creating a...

Design
Can a Revamped Rockefeller Center Lure New Yorkers to Midtown?

Those behind the Art Deco landmark’s recent refit by INC Architecture & Design are hoping new...

Culture Club
Nazy Nazhand and Carl Craig Throw a Vinyl-Signing Party at the Miami Beach Edition

On Friday, December 1, the art and music worlds converged at the Miami Beach Edition for a vinyl...

Culture Club
The Cultivist and Maestro Dobel Bring Power-Lunching to Miami Art Week

On December 1, the Cultivist hosted its sixth annual artist lunch at the Setai Miami Beach....

Currently Coveting
One of Lawrence Weiner’s Final Sculptures Is Now for Sale

A year after his death, the first and only blanket from the pioneering Conceptual artist upholds...

FILM
In the Sleek Universe of the Menu, Fiction is Scarcely Stranger Than Fact

In creating 'The Menu', a new horror-satire that examines the dynamics at play in fine dining, the...

Project Spotlight
In the Wilds of Utah, Susannah Holmberg Fashions an Indoor-Outdoor Retreat

The designer's eponymous studio cultivates an inviting interior that speaks to the clients’ love...

ART
For Creative Capital’s Christine Kuan, Supporting Artists Is Everything

As the president and CEO nears two years in her post—and the grant-making organization nears its...

Events
Join Surface at Miami Art Week 2022

From Web3 Salon Sessions co-hosted with Polygon at the W South Beach to cocktails fêting a...

Currently Coveting
A New Outdoor Furniture Collection from Philippe Starck Effortlessly Harmonizes with Nature

The architect and designer's first collaboration with Janus et Cie unites timeless elegance and...

Opening Shot
In New York’s Hampton Bays, a Historic Inn is Restored Into a Serene Waterfront Getaway

With a standout contemporary art collection, an outpost of cult-favorite boutique and spa Onda...

Culture Club
Vivian Caccuri and Miles Greenberg Toast Their Show at The New Museum With a Party at the Public Hotel

On Wednesday, November 9, artists Vivian Caccuri and Miles Greenberg toasted their joint New Museum

Beauty
Behind the Rise of Artist-Designed Perfume Bottles

Creative collaborations between art- and design-world talents and fragrance houses have long...

Project Spotlight
Michael Hennessey Creates Hillside Harmony in a Sonoma Valley Home

The architect transformed a Sonoma Valley home with a sprawling footprint reminiscent of suburbia...

Fashion
Highlights and Honorees of the 2022 CFDA Awards

Awards went to a roster of talented designers, stylists, and other industry insiders. Among them:...

Fashion
Choose Your Fighter: Inside Fashion’s Gaming Play

Following the likes of Marc Jacobs and Sandy Liang's Animal Crossing endeavor and Balenciaga's...

Design
Laila Gohar and Mette Hay Launch a Tableware Collection

On the heels of her inaugural Gohar World collection, Gohar lends her eclectic eye to HAY to...

Art
Is Philanthropy As We Know It Going Out of Style?

As a new generation comes into their inheritances—or self-made fortunes—and supplants...

Fashion
This Fall, Fashion Can’t Get Enough of “Cocooning”

Tekla finds inspiration in Le Corbusier's legacy with a drop of mohair throws, Tom Ford does...

Designer of the Day
Designer of the Day: Marina Moscone

“Impeccable” and “elegant” are words often associated with Marina Moscone's eponymous...

Need to Know
Les Monts Doesn’t Want to Be Just Another Sunglasses Brand

Ted Baker alumnus and Les Monts founder Casey Klugman talks charting his own path, the importance...

Culture Club
Antwaun Sargent Rings in His Birthday and Frieze with MatchesFashion

On Oct. 11, MatchesFashion kicked off Frieze week—increasingly regarded as the fifth fashion...

Designer of the Day
Designer of the Day: Ian Collings

From his days at the Pratt Institute to his postgraduate path in furniture design, a love for shape

Event Recap
Damien Roach Launches NFT Artwork With Daata During Frieze Week

Culture Club
The Cultivist Fêtes Frieze London in Style at the Royal Academy

On October 12, the Cultivist took over London’s Royal Academy of Arts, kicking off Frieze Week...

Art
One of the Biggest Street and Light Art Festivals Opens Thursday in Cincinnati—Here’s What to Expect

Blink festival executive director Justin Brookhart previews highlights from the festival, which...

Culture Club
Ghetto Gastro Hosts a One-Night-Only Popup Restaurant and Afterparty

On Oct. 5, culinary collective Ghetto Gastro created a popup restaurant as a part of Square's...

ART
At Worthless Studios, Voice Art Takes Shape as an Immersive Exhibition

Mohammad Gorjestani’s digital voicemail project, “1-800 Happy Birthday,” takes shape as a...

Fashion
On the Heels of Fashion Month, Ukrainian Designer Svitlana Bevza Reflects on a Whirlwind Year

The designer and founder of Kyiv-based label Bevza chatted with 'Surface' about an unprecedented...

Art
Orange County Gets a World-Class Contemporary Art Museum

A relaunched California Biennial, free admission, and the end of a 14 year-long project: here's...

Event Recap
Simon Kim’s Taste of Asia Raises $1.4M for New York City Nonprofits

In its second year running, the likes of Phillip Lim, Laura Kim, Andrew Kwon, and Eva Chen joined...

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

A limited-edition drop from Moleskine and Missoni, Seth Rogen’s new ceramic pieces for...

Project Spotlight
400 Suspended Flowers Revitalize a Brutalist Hallmark in Toronto

Consultancy firm Art and Objects hearkened back to the roots of Old Toronto to craft an extensive...

Fashion
F.K.A. Salvatore Ferragamo: The Italian Fashion House Would Like to Reintroduce Itself

Everything is looking shiny and new at Ferragamo, where creative director Maximilian Davis used his

Project Spotlight
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...

Currently Coveting
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...

FILM
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...

Culture
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...

Technology
Apple is Dominating Contactless Payment—For Now

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

Fashion
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...

Project Spotlight
Carpenters Workshop Gallery Reclaims an Abandoned West Hollywood Warehouse

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

Travel
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...

Project Spotlight
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...

Project Spotlight
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,...

Culture
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...

Art
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...

Culture Club
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...

Fashion
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

Events
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...

Event Recap
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...

Fashion
Schiaparelli’s Unsung Surrealist Legacy Gets Its Due

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

Travel
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....

Project Spotlight
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...

Event Recap
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...

Travel
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...

Project Spotlight
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

New & Notable
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...

Restaurant
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...

Currently Coveting
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.

Culture Club
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

Fashion
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,...

Project Spotlight
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...

Event Recap
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...

Design
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...

Art
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...

Currently Coveting
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...

Restaurant
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...

NEED TO KNOW
Same, But Better: Inside Herschel Supply’s Design-Driven Era of Reinvention

With a fresh Soho flagship store and a New Classics collection of time-tested, artist-approved...

EXHIBITION
Wolf-Gordon’s Artist-Driven AI Collab Reveals the Power of Human Creativity

With its recent exhibition, “Project: HI > AI,” the wallcovering company saw human creativity...