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

Where to be and what to buy.

Shop coats by the Permanent Collection at two San Francisco launch events.


September 21
Pre-order Ursa Major's new line of super-soft basics—including the Scoop tee ($44) and T-shirt dress ($92)—and receive free shipping at Preview the fall collection here.

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. 

Through September 27
Take 15 percent off the Knoll collection at Zinc Details. 1633 Fillmore St. (near Geary St.), 415-776-2700.

September 28 and September 30
Try on covetable coats and accessories from the inaugural Permanent Collection at the line's San Francisco launch events. September 28: Charles de Lisle studio, 249 Hickory St. (near Octavia Blvd.), 4 p.m.–8 p.m. September 30: Minnesota Street Project,1275 Minnesota St. (near 24th St.), 6 p.m.–9 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.

Through October 9
Shop clothing and accessories for men and women—including exclusive, limited-edition pieces—at the monthlong Pop-In@Nordstrom x Alexander Wang. 865 Market St. (near 5th St.), 415-243-8500.

October 18
Dunk local celebrities, business owners, and bigwigs in the Phoenix Hotel's pool for a good cause at the 24th Annual Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation's Pool Toss, which raises funds for Tenderloin kids and families. Purchase tickets here. Poolside at the Phoenix Hotel, 601 Eddy St. (at Larkin St.). 6 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

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