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

Where to be and what to buy.

Shop lemon-hued merchandise at the Color Theory pop-up, hosted by Gravel & Gold and Social Studies.


August 24
Check out the new 2,600-square-foot Levi's store in Emeryville, which includes an on-site tailor shop offering custom embroidery, hemming, and repairs. 5641 Bay St. (near Shellmound St.), Emeryville, 510-597-1983. Sun, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; Mon–Wed, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Thu–Sat, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.

August 26
Watch Alexander Groshong, Angela Weinberg, and Paulson Bott Press founder Pam Paulson print etchings designed by Chris Johanson at the de Young MuseumAnderson Gallery 17, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr. (at John F Kennedy Dr.), 415-750-3600. 6 p.m.

August 26
Celebrate the grand opening of Space NK on Fillmore Street with complimentary beauty treatments and makeovers. See a full list of store events here. 2000 Fillmore St. (at Pine St.), 415-923-9044, Mon–Sat, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Sun, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

August 28
Browse thousands of dresses, tops, coats, and more for up to 70 percent off at the BCBG and Herve Leger warehouse sale. Receive an additional 10 percent off cash purchases. Fort Mason Center, Firehouse Building, 2 Marina Blvd. (at Buchanan St.), 10 a.m.–3:30 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.

August 31
Visit the newest Bay Area outpost of JINS, an eyewear brand that robotically creates prescription glasses in 30 minutes on site. Westfield Valley Fair, 2855 Stevens Creek Blvd. (near Winchester Blvd.), Santa Clara. 

September 1 through September 30
Take part in over 40 walking and home tours, films, exhibitions, lectures, and more during the annual Architecture and the City Festival. View the full lineup and purchase tickets here.  

September 2
Attend the opening of Sam Friedman's solo exhibition, Sitting Pretty, at Chandran Gallery. 459 Geary St. (near Taylor St.), Tue–Sat, 12 p.m.–6 p.m. 

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. 

September 8
Participate in a walking tour of Minnesota Street Project—including a peek inside the 1240 Minnesota Street artist studios—and take part in a discussion panel on the intersection of art and urban economics with Mark Jensen of Jensen Architects. Reserve a seat and purchase a ticket here1275 Minnesota St. (near 24th St.). Walking tour: 3 p.m.–5 p.m.; panel: 6 p.m.–8 p.m.

September 16
Browse ready-to-wear, jewelry, and accessories by David Koma, Giambattista Valli, Nina Ricci, and more at Pia, Jackson Square's newest womenswear boutique. 414 Jackson St. (near Sansome St.).

September 16
Get lost in Anthropologie's new 30,000-square-foot concept store, which brings Anthropologie, BHLDN Weddings, and Terrain together under one roof. The store will feature apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty products, furniture, and home decor, as well as a Design Center with 12 full-scale living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms. 1149 S. Main St. (near Olympic Blvd.), Walnut Creek, 925-932-0112. 

Through September 16
See It's Not Me, It's You, a show of watercolor paintings by George McCalman that explore the artist's love of typography and cultural aphorisms. Birch, 564 Hayes St. (near Laguna St.), 415-626-6860. Tue–Fri, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sat, 12 p.m.–6 p.m.

Through 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. Purchase tickets here540 Gravatt Dr., Berkeley. Fri–Sun, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 

September 28 through November 27
View MATRIX 262, an exhibition of film, sculpture, photography, and works on paper by founding CalArts faculty member Pat O'Neil at BAMPFA. See a full list of screenings and events here. 2155 Center St. (near Oxford St.), Berkeley, 510-642-0808. Wed, Thu, and Sun, 11 a.m.–7 p.m; Fri–Sat, 11 a.m.–9 p.m. 

Through September 30
Scope out Color Theory, an immersive, lemon-hued concept shop hosted by Gravel & Gold and Social Studies. The pop-up includes clothes, accessories, workshops, and nail stations. 1645 San Pablo Ave. (near Virginia St.), Berkeley. Fri–Sat, 12 p.m.–7 p.m.; Sun, 12 p.m.–5 p.m.

Through October 7
View artwork created with leading-edge methodologies 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.

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