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Design Calendar: The Week in Sales, Openings, Events, and More

Where to be and what to buy.

StoreFrontLab's architectural-poetical exhibition, “Chrome Cavern,” on view through September 19 as part of the Architecture and the City Festival.


September 1–30
Take part in architecture and home tours, exhibitions, films screenings, workshops, and more during the monthlong Architecture and the City Festival. View the full list of events and happenings here.

September 10
Enjoy drinks, sweets, and makeup samples at the Neiman Marcus Fall Beauty Event. 150 Stockton St. (near O’Farrell St.), NM Spa Room, 1st floor. 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m. RSVP at

September 10
Catch the last week of the contemporary Dutch design exhibit Hands Off and hear closing remarks by guest curator Zahid Sardar at the Museum of Craft & Design. 2569 3rd St. (at 22nd St.), 415-773-0303. 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m. Purchase tickets here.
September 11
Scope out the latest collaboration between designer Erica Tanov and artist Emily Payne—including original artwork, giclée prints, clothing, and home goods inspired by used books—at the collection’s opening reception. 1827 4th St. (near Hearst Ave.), Berkeley, 510-849-3331. 6 p.m.–9 p.m.

September 12
Test-drive new, state-of-the-art electric bikes from Zero Motorcycles and SF Moto at Stanford Court’s Demo Day. Stanford Court outdoor courtyard, 905 California St. (at Powell St.). 12 p.m.–4 p.m. Must have a motorcycle license or permit to ride.

September 17–20
Score deals on eco-friendly clothing and outerwear at Reformation’s sample sale. Firehouse 8, 1648 Pacific Ave. (near Polk St.). Thu, 2 p.m.–7 p.m.; Fri–Sat, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Sun, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.


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