AIA San Francisco + Flexform present “What’s Cooking: New Trends in Restaurant Architecture + Design”

Join us for this stellar line-up of presenters who will explore new ideas and perspectives in restaurant architecture and design such as communal dining and open kitchen experiences, integrating local art, plants and green spaces. A dynamic community of creative leaders will be brought together at Flexform SF, a leading family-owned manufacturer of high-end residential

Design & Make Studio Workshop

The Autodesk Gallery Celebrates The Future of Making See how design shapes the world, from the buildings we live and work in, to the machines that propel us forward, to the products that enrich our everyday experiences. Experience what it’s like to take an idea from design through fabrication using Autodesk design tools. Go from

STUDIO CRAWL JUNE 28: Mission, SoMa, Dogpatch, Potrero Hill

Studio Crawl is a two-night event during which guests meet the designers and creators behind some of the city’s most admired products, designs, and brands. Studio Crawl is held at various architecture and design studios, shops, galleries and startups around San Francisco allowing studios to share their products and projects to professionals and design enthusiasts.

STUDIO CRAWL JUNE 21: North Beach, Polk Street, FiDi, SoMa

Studio Crawls are an annual, highly anticipated event where attendees go from studio to studio, peek inside and meet the designers and creators behind some of the city’s most admired products, designs and brands. Studio Crawl is held at various architecture and design studios, shops, galleries, tech companies and startups around San Francisco allowing studios

Designing and Building for the Bay Area’s Challenging Sites

Stephen Verner, Principal of Verner Architects and Doug Robertson President, Daedalus Structural Engineering discuss the ins and outs of designing for the Bay Area’s challenging building sites. Topics will include planning and permitting, dealing with neighbors and the unique challenges of steep hillsides from an architectural and structural engineering perspective.

If Robots Build the House of Today, How to Build a House Tomorrow?

The discussion between architects, policy makers, designers and technologists dive into the issues raised by the “How to Build a House: Architectural Research in the Digital Age” exhibition at swissnex san francisco. The exhibition presents the DFAB HOUSE in Switzerland, one of the first houses to be built almost entirely by digital methods, robots and

WeWork – Exclusive First Look

WeWork’s new headquarters for the Design and Development team is situated in the buzzing financial district near the historic Transamerica Pyramid. Sitting along side members of the WE community, our team gets the pleasure of working closely with those we serve. The D & D team headquarters is designed in-house and serves as a snapshot

Industrial Design Workshop: Designing a Fidget

Take action during SFdesignweek by participating in an industrial design workshop with practicing professionals and students to solve a community design problem within 8 hours! Utilize the design process to ideate, prototype, and test solutions that will be judged by an esteemed panel of Bay Area judges. As a professional, you dedicate a day of

Student Sketch Session

fuseproject is hosting a student sketch session at their studio. Come meet fellow design students and current fuseproject designers while spending the morning practicing that key first step in the design process- sketching.

Culture in Workplace Design: The Battleground for the Soul of a Project

There is a belief that the design of workplaces can fix culture. And yet, frequently, the design process uncovers a misalignment between a company’s cultural aspirations vs their cultural realities. While design firms are able to facilitate a better understanding of a company’s cultural reality, the gap between the aspiration and the reality cannot be

A Happy Hour for the Collaborative Creative. Hosted by Studio M in the garden with wine, music and a workshop.

Studio M is a collaborative creative space, where people from different disciplines come together to share resources, exchange ideas, and create tangible products. Please join us to view our work, enjoy lively conversation and a glass of wine, with an open workshop. Serena Clizia, architecture, interior design, furniture, consumer products and fashion. She will present

AIA San Francisco & Flexform present The New Luxury

In partnership with the American Institute of Architects/San Francisco (AIASF), Flexform San Francisco will host a lively panel discussion, “The New Luxury” followed by a cocktail reception. Luxury is no longer about how rare your handbag is, how big your yacht is or how hand-made your watch is. Esteemed design innovators will explore what luxury