SF Design Week is coming but it is NOT business as usual

San Francisco Design Week stands with our Black colleagues and community who are facing and overcoming challenges during this time. Collectively, we need to do better and take action to help our fellow citizens who face social injustice. While we don’t have the answers, we realize we have an opportunity: at its core, San Francisco

Celebrating 50 Years of Gay Pride: Art on Market Street Poster Series

Art on Market Street Poster Series Highlights and Explore Queer Culture for San Francisco’s 50th Anniversary of Gay Pride Installed on Market Street, SF | June–August, 2020 | By Win Mixter VIEW ENTIRE GALLERY OF POSTERS Win Mixter Continues the San Francisco Arts Commission’s ‘Celebrating 50 Years of Gay Pride’ themed Art on Market Street VR Tours

ReVision, created by, is a multi-user immersive design visualization system for designers to produce a compelling visual representation of their designs that can be experienced by multiple users in person or remotely, using a Desktop or a Virtual Reality headset. be showcasing VR experiences during SFDW created by the Bay Area community including

Virtual Studio Crawls: Schedule at a Glance

With the pandemic and shelter in place cramping our collective need to hop from one studio to the next this year, we’ve had to get a little creative. The Studio Crawls will take place in a livestreaming format with each studio having 30 minutes to give attendees a little reprieve from all the daytime panel

Our New Culture of Sharing during SF Design Week: Braindate

During San Francisco Design Week you want to meet interesting people, learn about new things and exchange ideas. But how do you spark those meaningful conversations? It all starts with a braindate. Virtual braindates are knowledge-sharing conversations that you can browse and book with others on the Braindate platform. Whether one-on-one or in small groups,

Announcement: 2020 Theme ‘Intentional Distortions’ in partnership with Landscape

Some of the most vivid discussions about our future occur at San Francisco Design Week (SFDW), one of the world’s most influential annual design festivals. Today, in partnership with leading brand strategy and design studio Landscape ®, SFDW launches the theme for the 2020 event: ‘Intentional Distortions.’ This year’s concept challenges the design community to

#GivingTuesday Support San Francisco Design Week!

SF Design Week is produced by a 501c3 – All donations are tax-deductible. SFDW is an essential week-long city-wide festival that showcases the unique intersection of ideas, design, business & entrepreneurism that makes the Bay Area the birthplace of the future. The festival is the essence of community by bringing together hundreds of organizations to

SF Design Week 2020 Dates Announced

Save the date! The 14th Edition of San Francisco Design Week will take place June 16th–25th, 2020. SFDW is an essential week-long city-wide festival that showcases the unique intersection of ideas, design, business & entrepreneurism that makes the Bay Area the birthplace of the future. Now a global phenomenon, San Francisco’s international success is born

Get PUMPED. Official Calendar Launch Weds. May 15!!!

We’ll be publishing our Full Calendar of Events on May 15th, 2016 and we couldn’t be more excited about this years offerings!!! Mark your calendars, set your alerts, ask Siri to remind you because the most popular events are sure to sell out within hours of the launch! Check out the video below to get

SF Design Week Mourns the Loss of Mayor Ed Lee

It is with deep sadness that we are writing this note on the sudden loss of Mayor Ed Lee. For the past 7 years, Mayor Ed Lee led the city of San Francisco and oversaw the technology-driven economic boom. He was known as a strong advocate for civil rights and for his steadfast fight for

How to Deal with 4 Major Employment Deal-Breakers

If I ask my friends about their dating deal-breakers, I get a long, hilarious, and highly specific list. One friend won’t date a guy if his car has a spoiler (and in case you’re wondering, this friend is not 19, but 35). I have a guy friend who’s ghosted on smart, cute, funny girls for

Essen International x SF Design Week

San Francisco Design Week is one of the most awaited and revered events within the design sphere. It is a week fully devoted to celebrating design in a city considered by most to be the quintessential mecca of design and technological innovation. Essen International was asked to create an identity and campaign that could illustrate

Exhibit With Us

San Francisco Design Week is returning to Pier 27 for this years Hub. The Hub is the center of SF Design Week’s opening suite of events, including the Opening Night Reception. The Hub is also the center for showcasing your latest products. Taking place on June 14th and 15th, the Hub will hosts thousands of

Opening Night Reception: Early early bird tickets now on sale!

Get in now while the price is such a steal. Prices go up in a few weeks as we announce music performances and special exhibits. We’re taking over the entire cruise terminal including both floors for the most epic kick-off night yet! SF Design week kicks off with the opening night reception on June 14th.

Italian Day of Design: March 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Italy’s Foreign Office and the Triennale Design Museum of Milan Celebrate “Italian Design Day” on March 2, 2017 San Francisco, February 22 – A worldwide celebration of Italian design will virtually connect one hundred cities with a major initiative conceived by Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Triennale Design Museum entitled

Dutch Design Week 2016: The making of

Dutch Design Week takes place October 22–30th, 2016. You’re invited to join our friends in the Netherlands to experience the making of what lies ahead. Let’s celebrate design at its best: marvel at the very latest, discover how it’s made and join the people that make a difference. Upon its 15th anniversary Dutch Design Week

Social Sketch Design

A casual pop-up for creatives : Social Sketch

Recently, Rachel Frankel, Bay Area artist and illustrator, had time to sit down and chat with local artists Courtney Cerruti and Michael McConnell about one of their latest projects, Social Sketch. Social Sketch began organically as a casual get together of like-minded creatives, and now takes the form of a pop-up where the Bay Area’s

Heath Ceramic Design

National Design Award: Heath Ceramics

This piece originally appeared on Heath Ceramics in 2015. • • • Here’s a little recap of what landed us the honor of the Cooper Hewitt’s National Design Award in Corporate & Institutional Achievement. Our submission – Business by Design – was organized around five key principles, each with two projects that illustrate our approach:

SF Design Week + WestEdge SF Present an Exhibition of Modern Design

You’ve heard us talking about the amazing lighting and furniture designers that are going to be featured at the SF Design Week Hub with WestEdge SF on June 4th-5th. Here’s a preview of the incredibly unique, and equally amazing work that will be on display. Modern furniture designers such as Osidea Furniture, known for its sleek, yet strong pieces

The Chance to Win a “Weekend of Design” Trip

Free and open to the public June 4th and 5th daytime hours, the SF Design Week Hub with WestEdgeSF is command central for all things design. From exhibitions to panel discussions, the opening reception, and more, this is where you want to be to kick off a week celebrating design in the Bay Area. For an added

The SF Design Week Hub with WestEdge SF

“Design matters and is changing the world around us,” says Dawn Zidonis, executive director of AIGA SF. She strikes at the core of San Francisco Design Week, a week-long event that highlights human-centered design capable of enriching even the simplest parts of our lives. This is why SF Design Week Hub with WestEdge SF is focusing on an incredible

Inside Out: Judy Kameon of Elysian Landscapes

Article originally published on the Heath Ceramics blog.  Bringing the inside out (and the outside in) is a big part of Heath’s design DNA. Coming of age as we did in California, the outdoors was an inherent part of who we were. In fact, you could say that we and our tile were instrumental in