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The Man Behind the Past 40 Years of Salone del Mobile Dies at 83

Manlio Armellini made Salone del Mobile a world renowned trade show, and, in doing so, championed...

In Memoriam
Isabel Toledo, Fashion Designer, Passes Away at 59

Famous for designing Michelle Obama’s 2009 inauguration dress and coat, the New York-based...

IN MEMORIAM
Phil Freelon, Architect of the National Museum of African American History, Dead at 66

The creator of a long list of public projects that explored and celebrated the African-American...

IN MEMORIAM
This Artist’s Death Should Be a Wake-Up Call for Everyone

On July 1, artist Devra Freelander was struck and killed while cycling in Brooklyn. Her body of...

In Memoriam
Gloria Vanderbilt, Artist, Fashion Designer, and Heiress, Dies at 95

The heiresses lived a full life that grew beyond her famous last name.

IN REMEMBRANCE
I. M. Pei, 2017-2019

To celebrate the legendary Chinese-American architect's illustrious life and career, Surface asked...