Design Datebook:August 14–15


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

Shop: SALE

Get Your Gus
Sunday is the last day of the summer sale at Interior Illusions, at its four Southern California locations. They are offering discounts on outdoor furnishings and  all Gus modern essentials upholstery is 20 percent off.

Not Your Grandma’s Wickre
Following the debut of his furniture collection at ICFF, San Francisco designer Ryan Wickre of Fixed Design will have his furniture up for display and sale at Design Guild at 427 Bryant Street through the end of the month.


Under the Covers
I’m betting this won’t be a whisper-quiet gallery show: Beginning this weekend San Francisco Art Exchange presents “Lovers of Covers,” the iconic work of album-cover artist Storm Thorgerson. You’ll recognize imagery associated with bands including Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney, Steve Miller and more.

Hardcore Art
Paul D’Elia began by designing posters for punk shows in L.A., and six years later has evolved into a fine artist—albeit with an unwavering love of screaming guitars and rebellious lyrics. An exhibition of his work opens at L.A.’s Cella Gallery this Saturday, and the first 30 attendee will receive a free screen-printed poster. 


City Cool, Country Charm
Lemon, lime and plum trees populate the garden behind this 3-bedroom, 2-bath Craftsman in San Francisco’s Corona Heights. A recent remodel outfitted this residence with a gourmet kitchen, 2 marble-lined baths and a peaceful deck. Asking $1,545,000 and open this Saturday, 12–2 pm.

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