The Hub

SF Design Week Hub

June 14 – June 15

Pier 27, SF

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The Hub is San Francisco Design Week’s 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.
June 14

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.
June 15

SFDW The Hub

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

What to expect

Butterscotch

June 14

Live Performance

From being a strong female lead in a male-dominated field, to gay and biracial in the music industry, this year’s musical performer truly embodies the theme of Question Everything. We’re excited to announce this one woman vocal symphony and the first female beatboxing finalist from America’s Got Talent, Butterscotch.

 

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Butterscotch

June 14

IDEO U {SOLD OUT}

June 15

Workshop

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.

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IDEO U

June 15

Airbnb

June 14-June 15

Installation – Shadow to Light

What is our relationship to a space? We bring individual perspectives into any room we enter. Airbnb Design invites you into our living room, an environment that plays with color and space, shadows and light. Enter a world of striking contrasts and curiosities. Explore what is hidden in the darkness — and what is revealed in its absence. What stands out to you? What recedes? Be our guest, explore how your relationship to a space changes with context.

Airbnb

June 14-June 15

LOCZIdesign and Heavy Projects

June 14-June 15

Interactive Mural

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

Casa Castiglioni

June 14-June15

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. After the Hub, the exhibit will be on view on June 16 at CoorItalia and June 17-22 at the SF Italian Cultural Institute.
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In addition join Casa Castiglioni on Friday, June 16 | 5:00 PM
Reception & Lecture/performance by Giovanna and Carlo Castiglioni
CoorItalia, 151 Vermont St, #10, San Francisco, CA, 94103
(415) 339-5810 – www.cooritalia.com/

Casa Castiglioni

June 14-June15

Facebook: Miki Setlur

June 15

Social Impact Talk @ Pier 27

Miki is a mobile Product Designer focused on measurable social impact through fun and engaging experiences. He currently serves as a Senior Product Designer at Facebook’s internet.org using design to bring the benefits of connectivity to the portion of the world that doesn‘t have them.

 

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Miki Setlur

Product Designer, Facebook

June 15

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Additional Events

15 June

9:00 – 10:00AM

Design Innovation for Virtual and Augmented Reality – by Presence

Panel

15 June

11:30AM – 12:30PM

The roles of Art and Technology in Shaping our Environment

Panel

15 June

1:00 – 2:00PM

{Sold Out} Story Boarding with Mark Andrews, Director at Pixar Animation Studios

Storyboard Talk

15 June

2:15 – 2:45PM

Diversity & Inclusion in Design

Lecture

15 June

Every 30 Minutes

Crave Build-A-Vibe at SF Design Week

Workshop

Crave, manufacturer of luxury sex toys will be offering the popular Build-A-Vibe workshop at The Hub. Crave embraces modern design and manufacturing to create sustainable and beautiful products that empower more open conversations around sex. Our BuildAVibe workshop offers hands-on insight into both hardware and manufacturing processes, as you assemble your own Duet vibrator. Participants will make their very own Duet vibrator (retails at $149) to take home for $95 (covers 1 or 2 people plus one vibe). Total time is 30 mins.

15 June

10:15 – 11:15AM

Innovation Branding and Design for The Next Generation of Cannabis Retail

Panel

15 June

11:30 AM – 1:00PM

Design for X: Bridging the Gap Between Designers and Social Ventures

Workshop

15 June

2:00 – 2:30PM

Expressive Introverts

Lecture

15 June

3:00 – 4:00PM

Why I design for Uber

Panel

15 June

3:00 – 3:20PM

Facebook: Miki Setlur

Panel

15 June

3:30 – 3:50PM

How the Bay Area became the World Capital of Design

Panel

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