May 2010

Surface Magazine

Quadra Media, LLC

  • 12 West 27th Street, 10th Floor
  • New York, NY




$19.95 per year/$59.95 Canada per year

Do you love fashion, design, and architecture? Then look to abc Surface xyz magazine, the place where art and function converge. abc Surface xyz profiles emerging designers and new developments that are redefining the creative arena. The magazine transcends cultural boundaries as it identifies global style. It covers stories on undiscovered talent–from furniture makers to fashion designers. abc Surface xyz celebrates collaborative projects like that of newly founded Lerival, a New York–based husband and wife team who produce furniture designed by architects. The magazine reveals notable art exhibitions such as “Oh! You Pretty Things,” a recent show exhibiting the latest trend in fashion photography.

abc Surface xyz offers the following features:

  • Vibrant fashion editorials
  • New must have items
  • Index of Fashion & Beauty
  • Index of Design & Architecture
  • Contributors from multiple disciplines
  • Interior design contests
  • Calendar of events

In their spring fashion issue, abc Surface xyz covers the soft tulle ball gowns from Dutch design duo Viktor & Rolf. Within the same issue, abc Surface xyz features up–and–comer Julian J. Smith’s fearless ready–to–wear collection which captures the contrasting patterns of Marc Jacobs with Viktor & Rolf’s use of ruffles. Other designers featured in this issue include Richard Chai and Damir Doma both of whom presented unique & comfortable recession friendly looks with a young progressive twist. Visit abc Surface xyz magazine’s website at to discover more designers.

Reviewer: Jesse Negrete, FIDM Library Staff Member, San Diego