SF Agenda: Design and Arts Events in the Bay AreaAuthor:Dara Kerr
Have you heard? Ligne Roset in San Francisco is having a massive weeks-long sale on its iconic Togo collection by Michel Ducaroy. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Togo, and to celebrate, Ligne Roset is offering 20 percent off on all Togo products, including its fireside chair, ottoman, sofa without arms, and kids line. The Togo collection is known for its ergonomic comfort and its colorful haute-design. Runs through June 30, 162 King Street.
If you haven’t been yet, a visit to Berkeley’s Fourth & Clay this month is a must. The studio and gallery is hosting an exhibition dubbed the CUPS show, which showcases all sorts of beautiful handcrafted cups – from hearty, colorfully-glazed mugs to delicate teacups covered in intricate designs. The exhibition features 20 artists, including Christa Assad, Josie Jurczenia, Jessica Wertz, and Lynn Landor. Runs through June 2, open 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, 2370 4th Street.
Don’t miss out on this year’s San Francisco Decorator Showcase – the annual event lets people see first-hand some of the area’s top interior and landscape designers’ work. The showcase takes place in a different home every year and has featured more than 500 different designers since its inception in 1977. The Herbst Manor in Pacific Heights is this year’s showcased home and all of its highly-stylized rooms are on display. All proceeds from the showcase benefit the San Francisco University High School financial aid program. Can’t wait to check out the competition? Here’s a sneak peek at our top 10 favorite ideas. Runs through May 27, 2800 Pacific Avenue.
There’s still time to catch a viewing of this year’s winners of the American Institute of Architects San Francisco Design Awards. On display now are the projects and designs of some of the region’s most notable architects, designers, and thinkers, including Mark Cavagnero Associates, Jensen Architects, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Categories for the awards were excellence in architecture, interior architecture, energy and sustainability, historic preservation, un-built design, special achievement, young architect, and the 25-year award. Runs through July 26, 130 Sutter Street, Suite 600.
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