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Opening Shot
A Hvar Retreat Where Peace of Mind Prevails Over Partying

The Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea welcomes a serene resort whose elevated wellness offerings...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Minneapolis Is Clearing Out George Floyd Square, and Other News

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

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Gabriella Picone

Gabriella Picone founded Idda Studio to interpret the traditions and decorative arts of her Siclian

FASHION
Saint Laurent Flirts With Memphis

Creative director Anthony Vaccarello drops a capsule collection that melds the fashion house’s...

Opening Shot
NoMad Hotels Takes its Contemporary Brand of Opulence to London

Roman and Williams put their stamp on the hospitality group's first international outpost with a...

ART
Martin Roth’s “Plant Concert Hall” Comes Into Full Bloom

Thanks to a fundraiser organized by Strongroom, the late artist’s ambitious plans to convert a...

DESIGN
Exclusive: How Mark Grattan Dominated “Ellen’s Next Great Designer”

The Vidivixi founder explains how he surmounted the competition and chats with finalist Arielle...

ARCHITECTURE
Theaster Gates Will Design the 2022 Serpentine Pavilion

The Chicago-based urban planner-turned-artist is the first non-architect to land the commission.

ARTIST STATEMENT
A Mural That Travels Through Space and Time

Debuting alongside an exhibition of his plaster glass furnishings, Patrick Naggar adorns the facade

Architecture
Germane Barnes Awarded the 2021 Wheelwright Prize

The architect's winning proposal “Anatomical Transformations in Classical Architecture,”...

STUDIO VISIT
Jose Dávila’s Eternal Pursuit of Equilibrium

After spending the pandemic year researching circles in Guadalajara, Jose Dávila emerged with...

DESIGN
Egg Collective Illustrates the Infinite Complexities of Motherhood

A group show curated by the New York furniture studio and artist Tealia Ellis Ritter honors...

Design Dose
The Surface Mother’s Day Gift Guide

From Shelley Caudill's effortlessly stylish Motorcycle Jacket to a Polish apothecary’s...

ARCHITECTURE
The Neue Nationalgalerie Is Reborn

David Chipperfield Architects wraps up a meticulously faithful top-to-bottom renovation of Mies van

NFT
Announcing Surface’s First-Ever Covers NFT Auction: Azzedine Alaïa.

We're thrilled to announce an NFT auction of one of our most distinguished covers, the late fashion