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  1. San Francisco Design Week

    San Francisco Design Week

    San Francisco Design Week is a growing celebration of San Francisco Bay Area design which includes an opening reception, Business and Design forums, studio tours, exhibitions, lectures, mixers, a...

    05.19.13

  2. Designing Outside the Box: Using Social Media to Share Your Design Aesthetic with the World with Susanna Salk

    Designing Outside the Box: Using Social Media to Share Your Design Aesthetic with the World with Susanna Salk

    Designing Outside the Box: Using Social Media to Share Your Design Aesthetic with the World with Susanna SalkThere's never been a better time to empower 
yourself and create design buzz by tapping ...

    03.20.13

  3. Dwell & Marimekko: Behind the Scenes

    Dwell & Marimekko: Behind the Scenes

     Dwell Editor-in-Chief Amanda Dameron will present a lecture on Marimekko, the iconic Finnish textile manufacture. Covering the company's 1951 inception by founder Armi Ratia to the recent...

    01.30.13

  4. Design: It's About Time
    Event Spotlight

    Design: It's About Time

    On September 18, Dwell deputy editor Aaron Britt will join the AIASF's Architecture in the City Festival, San Francisco's city-wide celebration of architecture, when he leads the panel Design: It's...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    09.14.12

  5. Keep Green with Untapped Water

    Keep Green with Untapped Water

    The Building Education Center is hosting "Keep Green with Untapped Water," a lecture on managing water sustainability while maintaining a heathy, beautiful garden. Attendees will learn...

    07.09.12

  6. Interpreting the California Building Code

    Interpreting the California Building Code

    In a lecture series sponsored by the AIASF, Hans Henneberque, a fire service professional of over thirty-three years, will instruct architects and designers on how to create a safe...

    07.09.12

  7. Modern Work of Gardner Dailey

    Modern Work of Gardner Dailey

    The Northern California chapter of Docomomo will present its October heritage lecture on the works of 20th century architect Gardner A. Dailey, a prominent figure in the Bay Area known for his...

    07.09.12

  8. Thom Mayne at the Hammer Museum

    Thom Mayne at the Hammer Museum

    Architect Thom Mayne, Distinguished Professor at UCLA's School of Architecture and Urban Design, will be giving a lecture at Los Angeles' Hammer Museum on June 6 followed immediately by a book...

    05.30.12

  9. 8 Questions for Giulio Cappellini
    Interviews

    8 Questions for Giulio Cappellini

    A San Francisco-based lecture series, Design Assembly, kicked off with a talk from one of the dons of contemporary furniture, Giulio Cappellini. He spoke to a full crowd of local design fans at...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.25.12

  10. MAD Curator on Crafting Modernism

    MAD Curator on Crafting Modernism

    The American Decorative Arts Forum welcomes Jeannine Falino, curator of New York's Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), who will lecture on her museum's traveling exhibition that's focused on...

    12.28.11

  11. Simon Ewings of Snøhetta at Stanford

    Simon Ewings of Snøhetta at Stanford

    Snøhetta project manager and senior architect Simon Ewings will speak at Standford on Thursday, October 6. The lecture outlines research projects that Snøhetta is involved in and...

    09.19.11

  12. Making City

    Making City

    In partnership with AIR, the architecture centre in Rotterdam, the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR) is organizing five lectures on the theme ‘Making City’....

    09.01.11

  13.  Modern in the Past Tense: Revisiting a Landmark Exhibition “Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was” at the Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Montreal

    Modern in the Past Tense: Revisiting a Landmark Exhibition “Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was” at the Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Montreal

     To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the landmark exhibition and publication, Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was, NYSID will pay homage to an event that became a touchstone of modern design,...

    08.24.11

  14. Stanley Abercrombie: The Case Study Houses

    Stanley Abercrombie: The Case Study Houses

     Stanley Abercrombie served as editor-in-chief of Interior Design magazine for 14 years and is a prolific author of numerous books and articles on architecture and design. He is an honorary...

    08.24.11

  15. Amy Lau: Expressing Modernism

    Amy Lau: Expressing Modernism

     Amy Lau is principal of Amy Lau Design and serves as an independent advisor to collectors of 20th century decorative arts.  Ms. Lau is a cofounder of Design Miami, which assembles the...

    08.24.11

  16. University of Houston Symposium: Concrete Utopias

    University of Houston Symposium: Concrete Utopias

    The 1960s was a period of incredible change and momentous accomplishments. It also was a decade for groundbreaking ideas in architecture and urban planning. Scholars and architects will reflect on...

    01.31.11

  17. Whatever Happened to Italian Architecture?

    Whatever Happened to Italian Architecture?

    Architects, architectural historians, and critics from both Italy and abroad will come together for a two-day symposium at the Swiss Institute in Rome (ISR) to present and debate their intellectual...

    10.05.10

  18. Invisible–The Origin of Product Identity

    Invisible–The Origin of Product Identity

    The 2010 Alvar Aalto Design Seminar focuses on the design process—something that does not show in the final product. Some questions that will be explored include: what goes into the design of...

    08.16.10

  19. Planning India: From Chandigarh to NanoCity

    Planning India: From Chandigarh to NanoCity

    swissnex San Francisco invites a panel of experts to discuss the past and future of urban planning in India, highlighting two examples: Chandigarh, a city mandated by the Nehru government in the...

    06.29.10

  20. Santiago Calatrava to Speak at Pratt

    Santiago Calatrava to Speak at Pratt

    Renowned architect, artist, sculptor, and engineer Santiago Calatrava will speak about his work and career as part of the School of Architecture’s spring 2010 lecture and events series at 6 p...

    03.16.10

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