On Dec. 3, Surface, 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach, and For Your Art co-hosted Design Dialogues No. 24, featuring artist Alex Israel and novelist Bret Easton Ellis. The talk, which was moderated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, took place in the penthouse of 1 Hotel South Beach. Israel and Easton Ellis discussed growing up in Los Angeles, their various influences, and announced a collaborative art project that will be unveiled at Gagosian Gallery Los Angeles in February. Special thanks to our partners Reserva de la Familia, 1 Hotel South Beach, and ForYourArt.