A major part of Design Week is the Design Hub, a central location which houses a broad range of activities including the opening night reception, talks, installations, workshops and exhibits taking place on June 14th and 15th.
SF Design week kicks off with the opening night reception. Join designers from around the world for an epic party dedicated to connecting with others, questioning the status quo, and collaborating to make a difference.
SFDW Opening Night Party
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Join us on Thursday for forward-thinking presentations, unique workshops, exhibitions, and design installations. The exhibitions will be free and open to the public throughout the day on Thursday.
SFDW The Hub
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
What to expect
This year’s musical performance truly embodies the theme of Question Everything. From being a strong female lead in a male-dominated field, to gay and biracial in the music industry. The first woman beatboxing finalist from America’s Got Talent and a one woman vocal symphony, Butterscotch.
Suzanne Gibbs Howard, PARTNER, FOUNDER AND DEAN, IDEO U will lead a workshop to identify beliefs and behaviors that foster and stifle creativity in organizations, and design a ritual to amplify collaboration with others.Butterscotch.
LOCZIdesign and Heavy Projects are bringing their respective award-winning design services to create a bits-to-atoms design environment for this year’s San Francisco Design Week. LOCZIdesign’s avant-garde interior design expertise and Heavy Project’s augmented reality imaginations will grace the entrance to this year’s exhibit hall on June 14th (6:30-9:30pm) and June 15th (9am-4pm) for visitors to experience disruptive, immersive design in a city that invented those terms. Their interactive installation expands on how design is
important for everyone from beatniks to technocrats, and paves the way for this year’s San Francisco Design Week.
LOCZIdesign and Heavy Projects
June 14-June 15
Exhibition & Presentation
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 recreating a living space where the creations of the Castiglioni brothers are available to the public in order to share in their design process, experience and use. Brought to you by the Italian Consulate General in San Francisco and the SF Italian Cultural Institute.
June 14-June 15
Airbnb is creating a custom installation aligned with this years theme ‘Question Everything’.