Indigenous Land Acknowledgment

We acknowledge that this design festival is taking place throughout the unceded territory of California home to nearly 200 tribal nations. As we begin this event, we acknowledge and honor

Covid Safety Measures

Our communities safety is paramount and we’ve taken active measures to make sure we can gather in a way that reduces risks. For this reason, we have created a smaller,

2022 Theme: Edge Effect

Edge Effect is a phenomenon describing the exponential enrichment that takes place when different ecosystems connect with one another. Whether naturally occurring or intentionally designed, these interactions facilitate moments of

2022 Call for Proposals Now Open

During our 16th Edition together we will reconnect and re-emerge to find inspiration, learn and access resources through the Bay Area lens of Design. We are eager to meet face-to-face

Help Goes Beyond Borders The past few days have brought us unwelcoming news about the situation in Ukraine. We recognize and share the anxiety you may be feeling. We want

WOC Beauty Bosses: Now We’re Talking

Persistence. Resilience. Underdog status? Overcome. The major cultural shifts of 2020 from BLM to #PullUpOrShutUp and The 15% Pledge has forced beauty and wellness brands around the world to not

How Sharing Power Builds Power

What is power and how does it show up in our daily lives as designers? When is it generative? When is it destructive? What happens in organizations when we upend