San Francisco Design Week (SFDW) returns for its 17th edition from June 6-11 with a series of in-person talks, gatherings, tours, and online programming, bringing people and ideas together across the region. Celebrating with the transformative theme “Plot Twist”, the design festival highlights the Bay Area’s global reputation of design leadership and its distinct culture of innovation, one which advances the lives of billions of people across the world. This year’s timely concept is an opportunity to gather and discuss inspiring stories through the lens of design – complete with unexpected turns, chance encounters, bold characters, and thrilling outcomes. Design visionaries from some of the region’s leading tech firms discussing current design debates include: Uber, IBM, Accenture Song, IDEO, and many others.
Builders rejoice! After a three-year hiatus, the Hello Wood Summer School and Festival, which has been around for more than ten years, is returning this July. For this special occasion, 10 noteworthy projects were chosen to give you a glimpse of its long and fascinating history.
The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art is set to host its 11th Brooklyn edition May 18 – May 21, 2023 at The Brooklyn Navy Yard. Celebrated for its unexpected take on the traditional art fair experience, The Other Art Fair combines boundary- pushing yet always-affordable artworks with immersive installations, performances and a few curious encounters.
The Pasadena Showcase House of Design is not just an exhibition; it’s a philanthropic endeavor. By attending, you support the arts and provide funding for music programs, scholarships, and community initiatives that benefit aspiring artists and musicians.
Visiting the Pasadena Showcase House is an opportunity to witness the harmony between architectural splendor, interior design, and artistic expression in one breathtaking setting. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this extraordinary event that celebrates creativity, supports education, and showcases the very best of Pasadena’s design and artistry. Experience the Pasadena Showcase House of Design and indulge in the beauty, inspiration, and innovation that awaits within its walls. For more information or to book tickets, visit this link.
Each year, A-list interior designers are selected to design 45 furniture showroom windows along Melrose and La Cienega.The occasion is the highly sought-after Legends of La Cienega event and the theme this year was The Fashion of Home. This year’s window design line-up included Eric Hughes, Ken Fulk, Alexa Hampton, Jake Arnold, Paloma Contreras, David Frazier, Amy Meier, Breegan Jane, Noz Nozawa, Studio Heimat and more.
The Inspired Home Show® 2024, to be held next March in Chicago, will undergo several changes to Show length and layout, the International Housewares Association announced today. After carefully considering feedback received from two industry-wide surveys and four special committees made up of both exhibitors and retailers, the IHA Board of Directors has decided to reduce the overall length and to optimize the Show layout to create the most vibrant, productive and efficient trade show experience possible for the industry.
The International Window Coverings Expo is the only conference and trade show of its kind in North America, the world’s largest market for window coverings. The conference offers a unique experience/opportunity for like-minded business professionals to see the latest product innovations and experience world-class educational sessions and unprecedented networking opportunities.
Now, the West Coast’s most talented
designers are ready to show off their creations at the 44 th Annual San Francisco Decorator
Showcase, running Tuesdays through Sundays, April 29 – May 29, 2023.
The La Cienega Design Quarter’s much-awaited annual LEGENDS event kicks into high gear in 2023 with an expanded membership, an enticing “The Fashion of Home” theme, a nod to fashion royalty, and the announcement of the inimitably fashionable – and absolute forces in design – Ken Fulk and Alexa Hampton as the recipients of LCDQ’s Living Legend Awards.