Dan Rubinstein

Dan Rubinstein is a writer, editor, and consultant based in New York specializing in design, interiors, architecture, art, and culture. He was most recently the Home & Design Director at Departures magazine, and was previously the Editor-in-Chief of the biannual design magazine Surface.

With more than 20 years of experience in media, he has contributed to a variety of publications, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Monocle, T Magazine, Architectural Digest, Interior Design, Dwell, and New York Magazine.

His new luxury lifestyle podcast, “The Grand Tourist with Dan Rubinstein” recently completed its first season of 12 weekly episodes and will return this October. Guests have included: chef Francis Mallmann, architect Daniel Libeskind, fashion photographer Paolo Roversi, Audemars Piguet CEO François-Henry Bennahmias, a special episode on the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, and Frieze Masters artistic director Nathan Clements-Gillespie.

His first book “This Is Not a House” was published by Rizzoli in 2015. Rubinstein was also a former editor in the interiors department of Condé Nast’s House & Garden (2003–2006). As a freelance curator, he guest-organized “The Home Front: American Design Now” at the Museum of Arts and Design for three years, which culminated in a physical exhibition titled “After the Museum” in 2013. He has also served as a guest critic and lecturer at design schools such as Parsons, Syracuse University, and the Rhode Island School of Design.