Design Datebook: May 15–16


What events not to miss this weekend, from sales to exhibitions to open houses.

Shop: SALE

Sidewalk Sale at SF’s Anthem

Anthem, the elegant home furnishings and accessories store on Sacramento Street in San Francisco will be taking to the streets this weekend with a sidewalk sale, featuring deep discounts on selected pieces.


Savings at Artemide’s SoCal Showrooms
Contemporary lighting retailer Artemide is offering 30 percent off select items in their L.A. and San Diego showrooms. If you won’t be in SoCal this weekend you can also cash in on the deals online and score free shipping.


Brian Taylor at Gallery 291

Photographer Brian Taylor, who still uses the centuries-old process of gum bichromate to develop his film, debuts his beautifully eerie images at San Francisco’s Gallery 291 this weekend in “The Art of Getting Lost.” 

Stephen Cohen Gallery’s Photography Flashback
Stephen Cohen Gallery in L.A. hosts something of a SoCal photographers’ reunion this weekend with the opening of their exhibition “Continuum.” It’s a reexamination of the 1969 group exhibition of the same name, highlighting the diversity of photography in Southern California at the time.

Show: REAL ESTATELovely on Lake Street
This four-bedroom remodel melds perfectly restored period details with modern amenities. A carriage house in the back garden is just begging to be a charming guest house or kid’s playroom. The house, at 181 Eighth Avenue, will be open for viewing this Sunday.

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