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The Surface Orbit

Surface covers the most important figures in design, architecture, art, fashion, travel, and more. Our audience represents leaders creative fields who have a discerning eye and a passion for great design.

The List

We created The List to provide our audience with a place to discover designers and brands committed to quality, craft, and innovation. List members represent major brands at the top of their game and emerging companies changing their industries through design. Every List member is selected by our editors, and we share every List member's story with Surface’s audience through editorial, advertising, social media, and more.

Who's on The List?

Member Profile

As a List member you have a position on Surface that’s as well-designed as your work. Every profile includes a brand story—detailing company history and philosophy—and a changeable gallery highlighting your commitment to design. A “Surface Says” endorsement from our editors explains why your work made The List.

The Profile is just the beginning

List members connect with our network of creative leaders through all of our channels.

The List Member Profile

Print Inclusion

Social Media

Editorial Coverage

Email Campaigns

The List Badge

The List Community

Every List member has their profile promoted on our Facebook page and has the opportunity to partner on custom Instagram campaigns. We also follow, engage with, and amplify your social media channels.

Surface Design Badge

Coverage by Surface verifies that your work meets the highest standards for great design. Show the world that you made The List with the Surface Design Badge on your website, social media, and packaging.

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