Stories

Hotel
Opening Shot: New Orleans’s Maison de la Luz

Atelier Ace and Studio Shamshiri bring a modern, global aesthetic to the Crescent City.

Architecture
Paolo Soleri at 100: A Visionary Lost in a Desert of His Own Making

Paolo Soleri's concepts and work were never more relevant than they are today, and his legacy has...

The Legacy Issue
Your Field Guide to Celebrating 100 Years of the Bauhaus

It was many things: a movement, a school, a style, a mixed-up social set. As an actual institution,

The Legacy Issue
Mining the Surface Archives: Gone, But Not Forgotten

A deep-dive into Surface’s history reveals 26 years of art, design, and fashion at the bleeding...

Design
Book Report: 21 Designers Relay What They’re Reading This Summer

Scroll through this guide for the best of the written word.

CURRENTLY COVETING
ANNA New York’s Newest Collection Celebrates the Interplay of Marble and Precious Metals

With items ranging from candlesticks, frames, trays, and vessels, it's a collection perfect for...

ARCHITECTURE
Ron Arad’s “Upside-Down” Tel Aviv Tower Tricks the Eye

The 29-story ToHA Tower, designed by Ron Arad Architects, becomes increasingly wider as it gets...

ARCHITECTURE
OMA’s First Ground-Up Project in New York Links History and Modernity

The L-shaped 121 East 22nd, a new residential building and OMA’s first ground-up project in...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Ugh! Mad Lab’s New Minis Are Giving Us Cute Aggression

Designed by creative multi-hyphenate Antonio Serrano.

Travel
Future Island: How Richard Bailey Built Marlon Brando’s Vision into the World’s Most Luxurious Eco Resort

Five years into an extraordinary mission, The Brando’s Richard Bailey offers a new vision of...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Champalimaud Restores a Historic Puerto Rico Estate to its Pre-Maria Splendor

The storied manse on the Ritz-Carlton Reserve's grounds gets a second—or third—lease on life.

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.

NEED TO KNOW
Need to Know: Alexandra Burr and Allen Slamic of AlexAllen Studio

"We're never really trying to hide the way other things are built. I think that's just how we...

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...

CURRENTLY COVETING
ATRA’s Zany New Seating Makes Us Want To Purge Our Living Rooms and Start Over

Introducing Milan, Flow, and Korsu, all designed by Alexander Diaz Andersson.