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Anti-Semitism Scandals Are Costing Adidas and Nike

After a string of anti-Semitic remarks led Adidas to sever ties with Kanye West and stop producing...

Remembering Virgil Abloh, an Unstoppable Force in Fashion and Beyond

The multihyphenate designer, entrepreneur, and visionary passed away after a battle with cancer....

Kanye West’s YEEZY Foam Runners Are What Would Happen if Zaha Hadid Designed Crocs

A teasing image of the multihypenate star's latest footwear release suggests curves and shapes...

Kanye West Is Building ‘Star Wars’-Style Houses for the Homeless: Report

In an interview with Forbes, the inescapable multihypenate revealed his prototypes for low-income...

The Legacy Issue
Mining the Surface Archives: We’ve Got You Covered

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

Iddris Sandu is Going to Change the World

The 21-year-old has coded for tech's biggest names, collaborated with hip-hop stars, and received...

10 Unforgettable Surface Moments

Our outgoing editor-in-chief, Spencer Bailey, fondly recalls some of his most life-changing...

How We Could Have Predicted Kanye’s ‘Dragon Energy’ Trump Tweet

All the clues lie in an interview we conducted with Yeezy right before his "psychiatric emergency"...

Design Dispatch: June 5, 2017

Our daily take on the world through the lens of design.

Murray Moss Loves Kitschy Souvenirs

The cultural arbiter and Surface Travel Awards juror on the power of mementos.

Kanye West Releases His Calabasas Collection

The much-talked-about line is here—and it comes with a zine.

Design Dispatch: Feb. 1, 2017

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

Best of 2016
The Last Word: Memorable Quotes From 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, we’ve selected a few of the most memorable quotes that ran in...

Letter From Miami
Letter From Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

A post-election malaise and concern over the Zika virus didn’t put a damper on this year’s art...

Kanye West: Free Form

How the musician, fashion designer, and artist plans to make the world a better place.

Virgil Abloh Takes Us Into His World

The multidisciplinary talent and Kanye West creative director speaks with us about Hip-Hop,...