With more than 60 studio tours and 200 events throughout the week it can be hard to find the exact design event event you’re looking for. We’re here to help. We’ve collected and sorted all the San Francisco Design Week events to bring you our Industrial Design Event shortlist.
Designing for the outliers ensures everyone is included. Ryan will share how the process of inclusive design informs the future, and why PLAE designs intentionally gender-neutral, customizable products that encourage creativity and expression.
Pier 27 The Embarcadero
Thursday June 15th 2:15 – 2:45 PM
In this session, we’ll talk through why packaging matters and the factors that feed thoughtful design: audience and market considerations, material selection, the unboxing experience, package life cycles, and more.
447 Battery Street
Thursday June 15th 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Join us for cocktails as Principal Design Director Christine Todorovich gives a fascinating talk exploring our modern relationship with time, and how time can be leveraged as a formal design element to create meaningful user experiences.
frog San Francisco
660 3rd Street, 4th Floor
Friday June 16th 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Personalizing the Guest Experience at Scale | MATTER
Join us as a panel of MATTER’s most accomplished designers talk about their role and guiding principals for the connected experiences they’ve created for some of the world’s most recognized theme parks, cruise lines, and ski resorts.
22 Shotwell Street
Monday zjune 19th 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Join us for drinks and a full lineup of notable creators who’ve designed products with Autodesk tools and used Kickstarter to build a community around their designs. This panel will touch on the process of design, how creators launched their products, crafted great Kickstarter campaigns, and built lasting communities.
One Market Street, 2nd Floor
Monday June 19th 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Gantri invites you to an exclusive tour of our 3D printing studio in the heart of Inner Mission. You will get an inside look into our working production space, where advanced 3D printing and traditional craftsmanship meet.
2121 Harrison Street
Monday June 19th 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Designing the Difference: Giving Your Hardware Startup a Creative Edge | Y Studios
This event is a lively panel discussion on how design makes good business sense. Four of Y Studios’ clients will talk about how design helps them create products and customer experiences that elevate their businesses.
424 Treat Avenue, Suite B
Tuesday June 20th 4:00 – 6:00 PM
In this panel discussion we’ll be discussing best practices for designing “beyond the screen” to develop ecosystems where all of a brand’s touch points from wearables to smart spaces to screen based experiences holistically function as one.
2948 16th Street
Tuesday June 20th 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Pop-up + Open Studio cocktail party at Assembly Design, sponsored by Rich Brilliant Willing Lighting. Join us for cocktails and hors d’oeuvre while mingling and partaking in guided tours of current projects with the Assembly team and enjoying beautiful luminaires by Rich Brilliant Willing.
Assembly Design Studio
202 Green Street
Tuesday June 20th 5:30 – 8:00 PM