Posts tagged ‘San Francisco Design Center’

April 17, 2013

Tomorrow: After Hours @ SFDC

Every third Thursday, designers, their clients and consumers are invited to sip a glass of wine and enjoy delectable small bites amid a background of music, theater, visual, or culinary delights – before discovering our showroom treasures.  From 5 – 8pm tomorrow @ Janus et Cie (Showplace 195), the charming musical duo, Laura and Anton will greet visitors with classic French and American songs on guitar and violin. Sparkling wine and French inspired noshes will be served supporting the theme: The Salon at the San Francisco Design Center.

For consumers, on-site complimentary design consultations are available –you are encouraged to bring your plans and/or photographs and meet with a designer on-site.  If you are new to the SFDC, you may sign-up for complimentary private tours customized to your design aesthetic.  Make the San Francisco Design Center your ultimate third Thursday night destination.














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February 28, 2012

POLLACK Gorgeousness


De Sousa Hughes
SFDC Showplace #220

February 22, 2012

Last Chance!


RJ Collections
SFDC Showplace #355

It’s time to say goodbye. This is a one-time opportunity from RJ Collections as they are holding a closing sale! Effective immediately, their floor samples will be offered at incredibly low prices…below their cost! You will find discounts of 75% – 80% with no inbound freight through the end of February. 

Samples available:
– dining room 
– chairs
– lamps/chandeliers/paintings
– office credenza
– entertainment console
– recliners
– accessories

Please note: by appointment only RJ collections will be open on Saturday, February 25th or an evening during the week.  Contact the showroom at 415.621.8524 or

February 22, 2012

Gentlemen’s Retreat


Pindler & Pindler
SFDC Galleria #200

Pindler & Pindler is proud to present their new Signature Exclusive Gentlemen’s Retreat Collection.   This collection is a fabulous grouping of classic menswear inspired textures, including houndstooth, glen plaid, birdseye, Donegal tweed, matelasse, and geometric fustian textures. The interesting weaves and textures are reminiscent of classic men’s suiting, and are elegantly paired with coordinating stripes, a midscale pattern, and two statement designs.

The patterns in Gentlemen’s Retreat are exclusive to Pindler & Pindler and have been colored in classic sophisticated men’s suiting palettes paired with eye-catching accent pop colors.  The Gentlemen’s Retreat Collection is a selection of fifteen designs that all meet a minimum of 30,000 double rubs. 

To view this collection please visit the Pindler & Pindler Showroom located in the SFDC Galleria, #200 or

February 17, 2012

Baker’s Designer Sale Event


Baker Knapp & Tubbs
SFDC Showplace #410

February 16, 2012

A Walking Tour of Paris? Oui Oui!


Donghia, Inc.
SFDC Galleria #144

Bonjour! Take a tour through Paris’ Design District with Crans Baldwin of Donghia and Ludovic Darricau of Elitis. Editor at Large contributor, Jessica Romm, joins the duo down the Boulevard St. Germain for a special preview of the latest textile collections from Donghia, Rubelli, and Elitis for Spring 2012! Get a glimpse of what’s new, and join Crans and Ludovic on their tour from showroom to showroom as they highlight some of their favorite places along the way. 

 A Walking Tour of Paris’ Design District with Two Textile Titans (Part 1 of 2)


  (Part 2 of 2)

February 14, 2012

Student Career Forum 2012


March 2, 2012
SFDC Showplace & Galleria

It’s back!  The Student Career Forum for Interior Design college students will once again be held at the SFDC. SCF is currently one of the largest Interior Design student career programs in the United States and has served as a model for others around the country.  Nationally recognized keynote and workshop speakers on various aspects of interior design and tours of the design center showrooms fill the program.  

The SCF continues to be an exciting, energetic, and cooperative volunteer collaboration among Interior Design professionals and industry leaders. The excitement and appreciation of the students make it rewarding and very much worth the hard work and effort!

There will be a special , Limited Attendance, afternoon session on Thursday, March 1st, 2012.

A special thank you to participating SFDC showrooms: Tansu, Hinc, Baker Knapp & Tubbs, Kitchen Matrix, J.H. Lighting & Brass Works, Wroolie, Henredon, Duralee, Modern Fever and  Benjamin Moore.

For more information and to register go here.

February 8, 2012

Sexing up Energy-Efficient Lighting with Randall Whitehead


Designers’ Wednesday
March 7, 2012
12:00 – 2:00 PM
J.H. Lighting and Brass Works SFDC Galleria #220

Join Randall Whitehead as he kicks-off the 2012 series of Designers’ Wednesday – SFDC’s 10th annual lunch and learn seminar series for the design professional! Let him help you get over the fear of alternative light sources by showing you how alluring they can be. Payments will be accepted at the door.  Lunch will be served.  

Please register at

Sponsored by California Homes magazine and ASID.  Arrive by 10:00 AM and your parking is free.  Offer only available to pre-registered attendees.  No in/out privileges. 


February 7, 2012

That’s Haute!

We hope you had a chance to check out Haute Dog | SF – A Doggie Fashion Runway Show.  What a way to close out a spectacular three days of Design San Francisco 2012!  Much needed funds have been raised for Canine Companions for Independence and a howl of a time was had by all.  Big thanks to our media sponsor 7×7  magazine for sharing some amusing photos of the event taken by Kira Stackhouse of Nuena Photography.  We just had to share!  Check out the gallery here

"I'll see you on the runway, no I'll see YOU on the runway" Photo of Shelby & Toby taken by Kira Stackhouse of Nuena Photography


January 26, 2012

John McEvoy Fine Art: First Thursday Art Show & Reception


February 2, 2012
3:00 – 7:00 PM
John McEvoy Fine Art
SFDC Showplace #152

Michelle Tholen; Into Light

John McEvoy Fine Art is hosting their monthly First Thursday Art Show and Reception! They will be exhibiting the work of Michelle Tholen as well as their collection of gallery artists. Michelle Tholen is a rising young artist who paints lush landscapes, rivers and deltas throughout Northern California. Her paintings are a dreamy interplay of light, water, fog and sky. Please visit to view more of her work.

John McEvoy Fine Art is almost finished with the new showroom renovation and have added over 200 pieces of original art as well as over 1,000 new picture frame samples. Please stop by for refreshments (we mean wine, of course) and take a look at their new space. They are thrilled to be back in the Showplace and look forward to a great year of art and design!

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