September 15 & 16, 2016

San Francisco, CA


designLIVE is a two day design summit on San Francisco's Sacramento Street, presenting inspiration, celebrating talent and sharing ideas and opportunities amongst the Bay Area's design community. 

Recognized as one of San Francisco's top design destinations, we will create exclusive programming, events and commerce opportunities that will bring awareness and consumer traffic to the Sacramento Street's restaurants, stores, galleries, design industry offices and more.

All events will be held at the Vogue Theatre unless otherwise noted. 


8:30AM | Designer Latte Kick off 

thursday, September 15

Join us for a meet and greet at the Vogue Theatre.

 

10AM | LOVE or HATE

thursday, SEPTEMBER 15

California Home + Design's Editorial Director Lindsey Shook and Chairish President Anna Brockway will lead a spirited conversation with top Bay Area designers around their thoughts on design trends: African JuJu hats, taxidermy, starburst mirrors and more. Be prepared to laugh or cry as we decide what is hot and what is not! 

Panelists: Cassandra LaValle of CocoKelley, Martha Angus of Martha Angus Inc, Jeff Holt of HEWN, Jordan Adair of Adair Design Group, Hillary Thomas of Hillary Thomas Designs, Nancy Evars of Evars + Anderson, Allison Bloom of Dehn Bloom, Benjamin Dhong of Benjamin Dhong Interiors

Presented by: Chairish

 

11:30AM | Investing in Your Real Estate

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Join moderator Alf Nucifora of the Luxury Marketing Council for a discussion real estate, product and renovation specialists for a discussion on the importance of updating your home to increase its value.

Panelists: Ruth Krishnan of Paragon Real Estate, Julie Lloyd of Clive Christian Interiors, Jeffrey Smith of Michaan's Auctions, Antonio Martins of Antonio Martins Interior Design, Josh Grout of Aaron Gordon Construction, Inc. 

Presented by: Paragon Real Estate Group

 

2PM | The Power of Showcase Design

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Join Annie Lowengart of Ann Lowengart Interiors, Julie Rootes of Julie Rootes Interiors, Interiors Photographer David Duncan Livingston and Krista Coupar of Coupar Communications for the inside scoop on the showcase experience. From concept to close learn what the pros know about the budgets, strategic partnerships, designing through the lens and other tricks of the trade that makes a showcase room a success.  

 

6PM-8PM | Sips at Spruce

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Celebrate Sacramento Street in style with sips and bites at Spruce Restaurant. Spruce is located at 3640 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94118. 

 

8:30AM | Designer Latte Kick off

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Join us for a meet and greet at the Vogue Theatre.

 

10AM | Design Tank

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Join California Home + Design's Editorial Director Lindsey Shook and an esteemed panel of editors as local innovators pitch new product and projects.

Panelists: Phillip Wood, Lindsey Shook

 

11:30AM | Splurge vs. Steal

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

When to skimp and splurge — an honest approach to spending and saving when designing. 

Panelists: Emilie Munroe of Studio Munroe, Regan Baker of Regan Baker Design, Holly Hollenbeck of HSH Interiors, Courtney Lake of Monogram Decor, Cynthia Spence of Cynthia Spence Design

 

1:30PM | California Global

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Celebrate the expansive influence of Californian design through the works of local design leaders with California Home + Design's Editorial Director Lindsey Shook.

Panelists: Ben Ospital of MAC, Paul Wiseman of The Wiseman Group and Amir Mortazavi, Founder of M-PROJECTS & Co-Founder of CANOPY, Philip Wood 

 

3:00PM | Sip & Shop Sacramento Street Walk

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Sip while shopping Sacramento Street's most stylish boutiques.