People who inspire

Visionaries around the world are changing their communities and inspiring us all through art, design, innovation, and technology.

Meet Accessory Designer, Ariela Suster

Ariela Suster

The founder of Sequence is on a mission to disrupt the cycle of violence in her native El Salvador by employing at-risk youth to create inspiring handcrafted accessories.

Meet Architect, Flora Lee

Flora Lee

Blending strong math and science skills with her artistic side, architect Flora Lee designs structures with fluid lines that connect the natural and human worlds.

Meet Fashion Designer, Hayley Elsaesser

Hayley Elsaesser

She transformed her passion for design into a clothing line and her own retail store. See how her creative process evolved, and how she uses technology to constantly push the boundaries.

Meet Urban ArtWorks

Urban ArtWorks

Their community artwork projects empower at-risk youth with work skills, confidence, and a second chance.

Meet Marimekko

Marimekko designers

Experience for yourself the iconic fashion house where the Marimekko for Microsoft Surface Collection was conceived, designed, and printed.

Blogger Courtney Quinn

Courtney Quinn

The bold and colorful creator of the fashion blog Color Me Courtney, Courtney Quinn uses Surface to create content every bit as unique as her lively New York world.

In Store STEM Workshops

Microsoft Store events

Visit your local Microsoft Store for free youth workshops and coding camps, gaming tournaments, productivity workshops, expert Answer Desk support, and more.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning

Advance your career and develop the most in-demand business, tech, and creative skills with personalized recommendations and comprehensive courses taught by industry experts.