ARCHITECTURE
The Tulip Tower Gets Axed

London mayor Sadiq Khan has dismissed plans to build the Tulip Tower, a controversial supertall...

CULTURE CLUB
TAG Heuer Unveils Third Limited-Edition Monaco Timepiece

On July 10, TAG Heuer hosted a soirée at the landmark Cipriani Wall Street in New York to unveil...

DESIGN
Rockwell Group Blankets the National Building Museum in Greenery

The New York–based firm, helmed by multihyphenate architect David Rockwell, has unveiled an...

CULTURE CLUB
The Serpentine Galleries Summer Party Attracts an A-List Crowd

The Serpentine Galleries recently hosted their Summer Party, the gallery's annual fundraiser,...

CULTURE CLUB
Philippe Petit Performs at the 70th Anniversary of Philip Johnson’s Glass House

On June 8, guests gathered in New Canaan, CT, to celebrate the 70th birthday of Philip Johnson's...

Hotels
Best Designed Hotels of 2018

From the revitalization of historic structures to the arrival of fresh ideas to familiar places,...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 45 With Japan House Los Angeles

Kenya Hara spoke about his inspiration for the Takeo Paper Show exhibition, why eggs are an...

FASHION
The Best Designer Collaborations of 2017

Fashion houses, accessories brands, and watchmakers pushed their wares into new territories thanks...

ART
Top 6 Picks of Pulse Art Fair 2017

From an eye-catching photogram to fabric-and-ceramic sculptures, our selection of the best works at

ART
Best of Art Basel Miami Beach 2017

From happy ombre-hued paintings to brash black-and-white photographs of dogs, this year’s Art...

Design
Best of Design Miami 2017

From Dec. 6–10, Design Miami returns as a main attraction in Miami Beach. Here, we’ve selected...

Double Tap
Geometry Club

The standout Instagram account that’s capturing our attention right now.

Fashion
A Recent History of Black Fashion Designers

At The Museum at FIT, a show chronicles the achievements and contributions of black fashion...

Books
Lessons in Building Community

Writer Michael Webb chronicles the evolution and current state of large-scale residential design.

Partnership
Surface and American Express Platinum Celebrate the Art Issue

American Express Platinum and Surface host a dinner in celebration of the magazine’s...

Design
Object: Berluti For Krug Briefcase

A by-the-numbers assessment of a new product or accessory.

Design
Knitty Gritty

Tabula Rasa designer Emily Diamandis impressed Design Within Reach with her knitwear know-how.

Bar
Liberty Night and Day in Seoul

A new lounge in the South Korean capital embraces Jazz Age decadence.

News
Design Dispatch: Dec. 14, 2016

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

News
Design Dispatch: Dec. 13, 2016

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

Editors' Picks
Editors’ Picks: Best of 2016

Our editors select their favorite stories from this year.

partnership
Start Saving

In partnership with the personal banking app Qapital, we asked Surface’s editors to share what...

Events
Snapshots From Miami

Candid shots taken by the Surface team during Art Basel Miami Beach 2016.

Please Stop
Please Stop: An End-of-Year Roundup

Looking back on the design trends that need to end before 2017.

Fashion
Detail: Max Mara and Liu Wei’s Dream Metropolis

An eye-catching item that makes us want to take a closer look.

Events
The Party Vol. 2

Nearing the end of Miami Art Week, Surface Media threw one last party to celebrate the Art Issue...

Events
#TLKS by Adidas Originals at Miami Art Week

Surface editor-in-chief Spencer Bailey moderated the inaugural Adidas Originals #TLKS event with...

Events
In Conversation: Diana Widmaier Picasso, Craig Robins, and Ximena Caminos

Visitors convened at the Faena Art Time Capsule for Surface’s final talk of Miami Art Week 2016.

Books
December 2016 Reading List: Modern Moment

From minimalist art to the art of blues to angst over constant change, the themes that caught our...

Events
Surface and 21c Museum Hotels Throw a Miami Art Week Party with The Skins and Mia Moretti

The pajama party-themed bash celebrated the hotel's 10th anniversary and forthcoming property in...

Travel
Itinerary: Olivia Smith and Deyan Sudjic

Two people in the Surface world share their December and January travel plans.

Events
Design Dialogues No. 31

Designers Virgil Abloh and Heron Preston joined fashion editor Courtney Kenefick to discuss the...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 32

In the middle of Miami Art Week, Surface’s editor-in-chief Spencer Bailey talked to the president

Events
Revisiting Design Dialogues No. 6 with Jacques Herzog, Kanye West, and Hans Ulrich Obrist

Our never-before-published conversation between Jacques Herzog, Kanye West, and Hans Ulrich Obrist...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 30

Just before Miami Art Week kicked into high gear, Surface’s editor-in-chief Spencer Bailey sat...

PARTNERSHIP
Design Miami’s Most Anticipated

The global design fair is back and bigger than ever. Surface and Perrier-Jouët highlight the best...

Design
Louis Vuitton’s Objets Nomades Debuts New Pieces at Design Miami

Additions to Objets Nomades are reminiscent of natural evolution.

Itinerary
A State of Fairs

As art fairs descend upon Miami Beach, these are the ones that are not to be missed.

Partnership
Recap: Centre Magazine Launch

On the evening of Nov. 3, a celebratory cocktail and dinner party was held for the debut of Centre...

Events
Surface During Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

A list of everything Surface is up to this year, from Design Dialogues to a pajama party.

Itinerary
“Julio Le Parc: Form Into Action”

The 88-year-old artist has his first solo museum show in the United States.

Itinerary
Thomas Bayrle’s “One Day on Success Street” at the Institute of Contemporary Art Miami

German artist Thomas Bayrle conceptualizes the impact of technology on humanity.

Design
Object: Wool’s Worth

A by-the-numbers assessment of a new product or accessory.

Itinerary
Poeti at the Betsy South Beach

The Betsy hotel reopens with a new trattoria headed by Chef Laurent Tourondel.

Fashion
Detail: J.Mendel’s Tuileries Garden-Inspired Beading

An eye-catching item that makes us want to take a closer look.

Design
Object: Stepladder Chair

A by-the-numbers assessment of a new product or accessory.

Design
Stylish Storage

Furnishings that synthesize form and function.

Design
Work Ware

Stylish pieces, designed with the modern office in mind.

Design
The Great Outdoors

A selection of stylish, weather resistant furnishings.

Design
Waterworks

A selection of stylish pieces for the bath.

design
Phillips’ Time for Design

The auction features limited edition products, sold to benefit the London museum.

Design
Stylish Seating

Each of these new chairs and sofas sings its own song, sometimes with bravado, other times with...

events
Design Dialogues Landing Page

In 2013, Surface launched the Design Dialogues Series with an expanded program featuring a strongly

Bar
A Designer Refashions a Garage With Asian Funk

Inside Foreign National, the Seattle bar with strongest Instagram potential.

Fashion
Surface and Azzedine Alaïa Celebrate the Fall Fashion Issue

The magazine and design legend threw an intimate dinner party during Fall Fashion Week.

Travel
Surface Celebrates Tumi’s 19 Degree Collection with an Intimate Dinner in New York

Art
Surface Kicks off Frieze London with Timothy Taylor and NTS Radio

Art
What to see at Frieze London 2016

This week, Frieze London returns to Regent's Park, unfolding over four days beginning Oct. 6. Here...

2016 Edition
Power 100

Our third annual list of influential figures in art, architecture, fashion, real estate, design,...

Design Dialogues No. 25
Design Dialogues No. 25

On Dec. 4, 2015 Surface and Soho Beach House co-hosted Design Dialogues No. 25 featuring auctioneer

Events
Design Dialogues No. 24

On Dec. 3, Surface, 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach, and For Your Art co-hosted Design Dialogues No....

events
Design Dialogues No. 23

In the evening on Dec. 1, Surface and W South Beach Hotel and Residences co-hosted Design Dialogues

Events
Design Dialogues No. 22

On Monday, Oct. 12, Surface and Phillips co-hosted the first edition of The Exchange featuring...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 21

On Monday, Sept. 21, Surface and Soho House co-hosted the second Soho House Edition of Design...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 20

On Thurs., Sept. 10, Surface and Moooi co-hosted Design Dialogues No. 20 featuring Amsterdam-based...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 19

On Thursday, May 7, Surface hosted Design Dialogues No. 19 with Director of the Museum of Art’s...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 18

On Weds. May 6, Surface hosted the first Soho House Edition of Design Dialogues with designers Dror

Events
Design Dialogues No. 17

On March 31 at Brooklyn's Pratt Institute, Surface presented Design Dialogues No. 17 featuring art...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 16

On March 6th, Surface hosted the 16th edition of our Design Dialogues series in partnership with...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 14

Events
Design Dialogues No. 13

On Dec. 4 at the Soho Beach House in Miami, longtime friends and fellow artists Michael Chow and...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 12

On Oct. 29 at Chicago's James Hotel, Surface and Bang & Olufsen hosted Design Dialogues No. 12 with

Events
Design Dialogues No. 11

In October 2014, Surface + Pratt Institute presented Design Dialogues No. 11 with New York Times...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 10

In May, Surface hosted the tenth edition of our Design Dialogues series on the penthouse terrace of

Events
Design Dialogues No. 9

Surface hosted the ninth edition of our Design Dialogues talk series at Hôtel Americano in...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 8

Neuehouse hosted Surface magazine's Design Dialogues No. 8 featuring interior designer Adam D....

Events
Design Dialogues No. 7

On Feb. 1, Surface and Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles hosted the seventh installment of Design...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 6

Surface held the sixth installment of Design Dialogues on Dec. 4 during Art Basel Miami Beach. Hans

Events
Design Dialogues No. 5

On Dec. 3, for the fifth installment of Design Dialogues, Surface and Acción Cultural Española...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 4

Surface and Microsoft's Surface 2 hosted Design Dialogues No. 4 at Hôtel Americano in New York...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 3

The third installment of Design Dialogues, hosted by Surface and Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas,...

Events
Design Dialogues No. 2

Surface and Neuehouse hosted the second installment of Design Dialogues, featuring Ian Schrager and

Event
Design Dialogues No. 1

Surface hosted the first installment of Design Dialogues, featuring Giulio Cappellini and Piero...

Art
Jenny Holzer Collaboration: Michael Kimmelman

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...

Art
Jenny Holzer Collaboration: Jeannette Montgomery Barron

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...

Art
Jenny Holzer Collaboration: Gary Garrels

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...

Art
Jenny Holzer Collaboration: Stephen Fry

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...

Art
Jenny Holzer Collaboration: Diamanda Galás

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...

Art
Jenny Holzer Collaboration: Nelson Santos

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...

Art
Jenny Holzer Collaboration: Judith Light

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...

Art
Jenny Holzer Collaboration: Amy Sadao

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...

Art
Jenny Holzer Collaboration: Kenneth Cole

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...

Art
Jenny Holzer Collaboration: Paige Powell

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...