Join us on August 4th, 2020 for the launch of Bracket [Takes Action] (AR+D Publishing) featuring Belinda Tato (ecosistema urbano / Harvard GSD), & Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (Atelier Bow-Wow) in conversation with co-editors Neeraj Bhatia (CCA / The Open Workshop) and Mason White (University of Toronto / Lateral Office).
On the weekend of July 25 & 26, Gray Area is proud to present in partnership with the Architectural Association and California College of the Arts, a transcontinental gathering of leading creatives in art, architecture and design for UTOPIAA, a new online festival dedicated to boldly reimagining architecture and spatial practice in response to the ongoing global pandemic. Curated by the Architectural Association’s new AA Visiting School San Francisco in residence at Gray Area, this two-day event will feature live workshops, panel discussions, online exhibitions and other activities staged in virtual space for audiences in the Bay Area, London and beyond, bringing together the respective institutions’ communities of innovators, designers, architects and academics for a critical conversation about the future of the cities and spaces we inhabit.
San Francisco Design Week 2020:
The First Regional Virtual Design Festival
Virtual Edition: June 15th - 25th, 2020
The 14th Annual SAN FRANCISCO DESIGN WEEK (SFDW), which attracts annually 60,000 visitors from around the world, is returning this year as the first regional virtual design festival. The all-online program kicks off June 15-25, celebrating with the provocative theme “Intentional Distortions” which is now more relevant than ever.
Highlights include talks, webinars, web-conferences, and virtual tours with leading designers in multi-disciplines, from user experience, interactive design,VR Experiences and Virtual Art to branding, architecture, interior design, and fashion.
New this year is the first annual Product Showcase,