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Design Dose
ICYMI The Week in Design Dose

From a folding chair by departo to Allbird's super soft TrinoXO Tee to Issey Miyake's Bao Bao Prism

Partnership
Neil Bardon, the Designer’s Designer

An obsession with detail and narrative-centric design guides the fastidious founder of Saint Rita...

Surface Shelter
A Lifelong New Yorker Doubles Down on His Chinatown Sanctuary

A downtown duplex pays tribute to local art and design while putting a Scandinavian spin on the...

Design Dose
ICYMI The Week in Design Dose

From a sculptural armchair by Studio Razavi to Verdi's sumptuous seashell handbag to a Peg...

Need to Know
A Humanist Approach to Built Environments Positions Woods Bagot for the Future

An ethos of empathetic design and a core belief in "People Architecture" has guided the global...

Partnership
Brizo’s Superior, Stylish Fixtures as Works of Art

Surface reimagines Brizo fittings in scenes inspired by classic art movements.

Project Spotlight
Studio PCH and Nobu: Kindred Spirits

The design firm and culinary empire share both their California heritage and a holistic ethos...

Social
Surrealist Dreamscapes Fill This Digital Designer’s Instagram Feed

Barcelona–based Simon Kaempfer renders transcendental scenes that transport viewers to an...

Design
The American Diner Gets a Mediterranean Makeover by a Famed London Restaurateur

Mourad Mazouz, the creative force behind Momo, Sketch, and Au Bascou, can't stop reinventing the...

Design
In Los Angeles, a Design Gallery Goes Home

For its third West Coast iteration, The Future Perfect’s game-changing gallery concept christens...

Critical
Mark Foster Gage is the Most Prolific Architect of Buildings That Don’t Exist

Blade Runner meets The Wizard of Oz in the New York architect's fantastical work.

Design
Devon Turnbull’s Handcrafted Speakers are the Most Premium Audio Experience Around

Commanding and retro, low-tech and sculptural, the speakers have amassed a fanbase that includes...

Surface Travel Awards
The Standout Cultural Institution Debuts of 2019

A museum inspired by a desert rose in Doha, a Canadian library festooned with curvaceous red cedar,

Partnership
Resetting What Metal Means, One Facade at a Time

As Pure+FreeForm’s Geoffrey Hahn tells it, new technologies have created a new materials...

Travel Awards
The Best New Hotels of 2019

From Mexico to Macau, micro to massive, the Surface Travel Awards finalists in the hotel and resort