Scaling the Digital Payment Experience

Scaling the Digital Payment Experience is an enormous task. Where do you start? How can your organization evolve to make a better product? At VISA, we focus and prioritize our efforts on the value add. By understanding the users wants and needs, we can allow them to better manage and protect their financial life. To

Design for Retail

Design for Retail by Lucas Mascaro The future of eCommerce between corporate transformation and service design Human Experiences and Exponential Technologies are defining a brand new scenario for the Retail Market. Some emerging trends are challenging the organisations calling for a profound corporate transformation lead by an entirely new paradigm. Service Design can be the

Casa Castiglioni – Reception & Lecture at CoorItalia

Reception & Lecture/performance by Giovanna and Carlo Castiglioni By Invitation only. To request an invite please contact Serena at serena@cooritalia.com Conceived by the Castiglioni Foundation for the Abitami exhibition in Milan in 2011, and subsequently restaged in Rome, Mantova and Palermo, the show travels for the first time to the US with the aim of

SEGD explores Responsible Design

Responsible Design can hold many meanings to different people across disciplines. Please join SEGD for an evening to explore responsible design through the lens of the built environment. Our 3-part panel discussion will feature speakers from different design disciplines, including – Graphic Design, Experiential Design, and Urban Design. We are excited to announce our panel!

Moments that Matter: Healthcare Design & Innovation

Healthcare touches some of the most meaningful and vulnerable moments in people’s lives. Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Health’s Innovation teams are coming together to host a night of short talks and open time to mingle, ask questions, and explore the landscape of design and innovation in the healthcare space. Join us and our friends from

Studio Crawl, Night 2: SOMA

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, Night 1: Mission + FiDi

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.

Dinner by Design

Dinner by Design is Back! Umpqua Bank is partnering up with 18 Reasons, artist and curator Nicole Markoff and Chef Michaela Rahorst for an evening of amazing food, design and all-around hospitality. We know, it’s crazy, a multi-course dinner in a bank, but we promise you won’t regret it. Ticket proceeds benefit 18 Reasons ($25

Rethinking Everything: Relaunching Your Own Identity

As creative firms, we excel at rethinking experience, interaction, space, and materiality on behalf of our clients, but what happens when we turn the lens on ourselves? The architecture and design firm formerly known as NicholsBooth will talk about the process of rethinking everything when they embarked on a rebrand process to bring the true

Extraordinary Playscapes

This national exhibition and education program explores the latest thinking in playground design while presenting how vital free play is to childhood development, thriving communities, and social equity. What we learn through play impacts our physical, mental, social, and creative health—and designers, architects, and play advocates are taking notice. Extraordinary Playscapes examines the art, history,

Designing with Myth or: How to Get Away with Plagiarism

Have you ever felt bad for being inspired by another piece of work? Have you ever felt like nothing you come up with is original? Do you feel like the only one who thinks this? That’s because everyone steals, there isn’t anything original left, and in fact you’re not even the first person to think

An Ode to Analog

Uncharted Minds and Butchershop have assembled a collection of analog’s best creative minds. The revival of heritage craft is everywhere, industries like bookbinding, food trucks, the DIY marketplace, bicycles and printing, are providing people with something that’s lost in the digital: human connection and touch — that is what inspires. The panel will discuss the

Designing for Work: A conversation with Barber & Osgerby

Our work and our workplaces are rapidly changing. Technology is ubiquitous, and products and markets are exponentially evolving. Machines are becoming smarter, faster; humans slowly become more creative, more mobile, more nimble. Teams contract and expand, and and so do spaces. Home is the new office, the office is the new home, and everything becomes

The Evolving Role of the Social Impact Designer

The “President” Trump election, Brexit, and rising nationalism here and abroad have called many things into question, including how we situate the built environment in an overall field of priorities, and they come at a time when the social implications of design have been increasingly prominent. That rise has been predicated on a social democratic

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Crafting a Culture of Creativity

Join us for breakfast and a healthy discussion on the importance of culture in a creative workplace. Bringing together a panel of perspectives, both fresh and more seasoned, we will discuss their experiences in and opinions around the optimal environment in which to produce great work. Gain practical tips and insights to affect your own

SF Design Week Opening Night 2017

SF Design week kicks off with the opening night reception on June 14th. We want to celebrate not just design itself, but the communities, people and issues that continually change the way we understand design. Join designers from around the world at Pier 27 and treat your senses to an experience into what it means