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Self-guided: Mural Hunt by 1am Murals

Adventure out into the neighborhoods listed on our map, in between events or on your own time. Gather a group of friends, or wander on your own by following the

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Illustrating the picture book

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Illustrating a picture book from script to final pages - with focus on character design, composition and page design -- presentation followed by Live Q and A.

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The Climate Gallery

Join us in a virtual reality tour of The Climate Gallery, an interactive, online exhibit that features the work of five community-engaged, climate artists and designers. Each artist uses their

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Changemakers, with Maria Giudice

CCA’s Design Division presents a talk & book signing by Maria Giudice Becoming a Changemaker by Leading with Design Design leaders have evolved from being responsible for executing design concepts

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Creativity Explored – Open Studio

Creativity Explored (1983–2023) is a studio-based collective in San Francisco that partners with people with developmental disabilities to celebrate and nurture the creative potential in all of us. Founded in

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Manifesting A Future In Design

What happens when your thoughts become a reality? Manifesting is a tool used daily by designers in their work as they weave client emotions into unique concepts. An inspired idea

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HGA – Open Studio

Join us for an extraordinary chance to immerse yourself in the innovative world of architecture and design! Our national interdisciplinary design firm is excited to host an open studio event

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Can Art & Design Save the City?

Over the past two decades, San Francisco has seen an exodus of art and design people, places, and resources. Post Covid, it's even worse. Our public spaces, from downtown districts

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Surfacedesign Open Studio

Join the Surfacedesign team for a studio tour at our office on the Embarcadero – and then stick around for Happy Hour. Our multi-disciplinary team will present a wide range

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Peak Design Open Studio

Open studio at Peak Design World HQ!Peak Design is a brand that designs and builds carry gear for travelers, photographers and adventurers. Born and bred right here in SF's Dogpatch

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Skona Advertising – Open Studio

Join Sköna for drinks, bites, and conversation in our new SoMa office, right behind SFMoMA! Stop by for treats from our Fika bar, chat with our founder and San Francisco

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Nonfiction & Material ConneXion Open Studio

You're invited to our studio + material library conveniently located in the heart of San Francisco. Come hear from hosts Phnam and Mardis Bagley (Co-Founders and Creative Directors, Nonfiction) as

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Noisebridge – Open Studio

Noisebridge is a community workshop and hackerspace hosting events and classes. We are a donations-based and volunteers-run non-profit providing access to tools and space to creatives of all stripes. A

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Box Clever – Open Studio

Join us at Box Clever for an inspiring fireside chat about Shorebird, Box Clever, and Box Garden Ventures - as we share stories around partnership, creative process, and embracing the

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Pact Studio – Open Studio

Swing by our open studio to share stories about the twists and turns that help shape who we are. Meet others who have had a similar journey or learn about

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Hybrid Design + Super7 – Open Studio

Join Hybrid Design and our sister company, Super7 for an open studio in the Mission District. Our studio is an explosion of pop culture inspiration with enormous collections of vintage

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level – Open Studio

Slide over to the Mission and celebrate SF Design Week with us at level. We invite you to come talk industrial design–and anything else–with us! The doors are open to

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TOOOT – Open Studio

The Office of Ordinary Things (TOOOT) is a design and branding studio focused on climate, sustainability, and social good. Please join us at a social hour where we hope to

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Mike & Maaike – Open Studio

Mike & Maaike - New Works Mike & Maaike will exhibit two new works which combine design, art, and advocacy. Juxtaposed: Religion - The Complete Edition. 2023 The Envelopes. 2023

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Small Business Manufacturing

Join us for an engaging panel discussion during SF Design Week, in which we'll dive deep into the world of small business manufacturing. "Crafting Success: Small Business Strategies in Manufacturing,"

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How AI Can Help Designers To Be Efficient

As creative professionals, we often find ourselves bogged down by repetitive tasks that can drain our energy and time. However, thanks to AI and generative technology, we can now dream

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