Design Datebook: August 7–8


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

Shop: SALE

Cut A Rug at Jonathan Adler
Walk, drive or click over to Jonathan Adler, where all of his colorful and quirky in-stock rugs are 20 percent off this weekend.

Shop for Good at CB2
The grand opening of CB2 in Santa Monica is this weekend, and the to celebrate the company is donating 5 percent of the new location’s opening weekend sales to Los Angeles Regional Foodbank.


Make Art at MOCFA
This Saturday bring the whole family to the Museum of Craft and Folk Art in San Francisco, where you can check out Clare Rojas’s large-scale installation of colorful wall panels in “We They, We They,” then, if you’re feeling inspired, create your own masterpiece with acrylic paint on wood to take home.

Modern Ideas at Pacific Asia
The exhibition “China Modern: Designing Popular Culture 1910–1970” opens this weekend at the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena.  More than 100 items, including vintage advertisements, housewares and fashion will demonstrate how political ideologies and cultural values are transmitted through everyday objects.


Zen in Noe Valley
With the charm of a cottage and the square-footage of something a bit more luxurious, this 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath home in San Francisco’s Noe Valley dates back to 1910, but was drastically overhauled in 1991 to express a Japanese aesthetic. The master suite features a tatami room and the spacious deck overlooks Japanese gardens. Asking $2, 195,000 and open this Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.

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