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

Where to be and what to buy.

Indigo-dye your own clothes and accessories in a natural dye workshop at the Podolls.


July 30
Shop discounts of up to 70 percent at the Modern Citizen summer sale. 2762 Octavia St. (at Union St.), 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

July 30–31
Take up to 75 percent off samples and past-season clothing, shoes, jewelry, accessories, and select home accessories at the biannual Erica Tanov sale. Clothing starts at $10. 1827 Fourth St. (at Hearst Ave.), Berkeley, 510-849-3331.

Through July 31
Meet New Orleans designer Ashley Porter and shop her jewelry and accessories collections at the Porter Lyons pop-up shop. On July 21, the store will be serving sazeracs while you shop (6–8 p.m.). 3255 Sacramento St. (near Presidio Ave.)

August 5–7
View handcrafted jewelry, apparel, furniture, and home decor by over 220 artists and designers at the 41st annual American Craft Council ShowFort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, Marina Blvd. (at Buchanan St.), Fri., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Get tickets here.

August 6
Indigo-dye your own apparel or housewares in a Natural Dye Workshop by Matt Katsaros at the Podolls. 3985 24th St. (near Noe St.), 1 p.m.–4 p.m.; $85. Register and view details here.

August 7
Score makeup from Bobbi Brown, Chanel, Dr. Dennis Gross, and NARS for up to 50 percent off at the Nordstrom Beauty anniversary sale. 865 Market St. (near 4th St.), 415-243-8500.

Through August 13
Purchase fine art and functional objects by painters, sculptors, ceramicists, woodworkers, and more at the Fouladi Projects Summer Store1803 Market St. (near Octavia St.), Tue-Sat 12pm-6pm, 415-621-2535.

August 13
Celebrate Umami Mart's fourth anniversary with beer, food, and live music at the shop's annual Japanese-inspired bash, Matsuri—this year part of the Oakland Beer Festival. Umami Mart parking lot, Washington St. between 8th and 9th Sts., Oakland, 12 p.m.–5 p.m.

Through August 28
Score 15 percent off select armchairs and sofas and up to 40 percent off rugs, lamps, artwork, and accessories at BoConcept's end-of-season sale. 1 Rhode Island St. (at Alameda St.), 415-371-0100.


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