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

Where to be and what to buy.

View artwork by Gensler staff at the Gensler_5.0//Catalyst exhibit.


August 11–October 7
View artwork created with leading-edge methods such as digital, computational, animated, scripted, and parametric design at Gensler_5.0//Catalyst, an exhibit showcasing individual or professional art by the global design firm's staff. Work will include 2D/3D artifacts, digitally fabricated work, animations, and more. Gensler, 2 Harrison St., Ste. 400.

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 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, 12 p.m.–6 p.m. 415-621-2535.

Through August 14
Peruse highlights from Joy Venturini Bianchi's personal fashion collection at the Helpers House of Couture pop-up shop. Bloomingdale's, 845 Market St. (near 5th St.). 

August 19
Rethink the art of the wine label at the Museum of Craft & Design's new exhibit, Beyond the Pour II: The Creative Process, curated by artist Bob Nuget of Imagery Estate Winery. The show presents more than 50 artworks, from photography to works on paper to painting and collage. 2569 3rd St. (at 22nd St.), 415-773-0303. 

August 19–September 25
Tour Sunset's 2016 Idea Home in Oakland's Claremont Hills, a 4,500-square-foot house designed in collaboration with Robert Nebolon Architects and Getemia Design. 540 Gravatt Dr., Berkeley. Fri–Sun, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Purchase tickets here. 

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.

Through September 6
Shop modern work clothes by Argent at the brand's Shinola pop-up. 722 Montgomery St. (at Jackson St.), 415-513-1640.

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