Stories

Letter From Milan
My Four Favorite Things From Milan’s Design Fair

At this year’s Salone del Mobile, our editor-in-chief was taken with projects that thoughtfully...

Design
Salone 2017: Overheard in Milan

Snippets of talks and conversations during last week’s festivities that stuck with us.

Design
The Looks of Salone 2017: Stylish, by Design

A few memorable looks that Surface captured throughout Milan Design Week.

Recap
Best of Salone 2017: Part Three

The people, places, and things that made an impression at Milan Design Week.

Recap
Best of Salone 2017: Part Two

The people, places, and things that made an impression at Milan Design Week.

Recap
Best of Salone 2017: Part One

The people, places, and things that made an impression at Milan Design Week.

Studio Visit
Studio Visit: Atelier Biagetti

The Milan-based duo shares their take on contemporary obsessions with our editor-in-chief.

Design
A Designer Updates a Centuries-Old Pottery Tradition

While touring the Yangtze Delta, Christopher Jenner stumbled on the town of Yixing and its famous...

Design
Lee Broom’s Time Machine

For his studio's 10th anniversary, the designer revealed a new collection of limited-edition...

Design
In the Nude

When it comes to this Turkish glassware brand, simplicity reigns supreme.

Design
The Design World’s Most Influential Person (You’ve Probably Never Heard Of)

Rossana Orlandi’s Milan space is a bastion of groundbreaking contemporary design.

Studio Visit
Nao Tamura Designs For Work and Life

We speak with the Japanese-born, Brooklyn-based designer about being "in-between."