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

Where to be and what to buy.

See new work by lighting artist Dana Hemenway at Eleanor Harwood Gallery.


September 8
Celebrate the new art-inspired collection by designer Erica Tanov and artist Kelly Ording. Shop Ording's original artwork alongside silk crepe de chine clothing inspired by her line drawings. 1827 Fourth St. (at Hearst Ave.), Berkeley, 510-849-3331. 6 p.m.–8 p.m.  

September 8
Scope out the Mission's newest womenswear boutique, Pavilion, founded by stylist Mariko Yamasaki. Book a private appointment here. 3187 16th St. (near Guerrero St.) 415-896-4114. 

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 10 through October 29
View a solo exhibit by lighting artist Dana Hemenway, All That Glows Sees, at Eleanor Harwood Gallery. (See the installation process September 7, 8, and 9 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) Opening reception: September 10, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. 1275 Minnesota St. (near 24th St.). Regular hours: Tue., 1 p.m.–5 p.m.; Wed.–Sat., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; and by appointment.

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.

September 23
Shop Project Runway finalist Melissa Fleis's 2016 collection at a trunk show at the NWBLK. 1999 Bryant St. (at 18th St.), 415-621-2344. 6 p.m.–10 p.m. RSVP to  

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. 

September 29
Celebrate Uhuru's latest furniture collection at a release party hosted by the NWBLK1999 Bryant St. (at 18th St.), 415-621-2344. 6 p.m.–11 p.m. RSVP to

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

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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