Break the Cycle 2017
Local interior designers help local nonprofit, New Door Ventures, raise funds in a unique charity auction event. "We’ve tapped the inspirational minds of San Francisco’s premier design professionals and tasked them with reimagining the possibilities of a bicycle and they've come up with 16 fabulous pieces of art for the home." says Robert Templon of Studio Becker. We were tasked with repurposing a bicycle into something new. Inspired by the shape of the bicycle itself and the classic arc lamp from the 1960s, our fixture really breaks the cycle. This modern floor lamp emits a glow both from the resin base and its cantilevered steel arm. With a unique play on solid and void, transparency and textures, a bike sits somewhere amidst the glowing base. Where is it?
Intersession 3 day interior design course at Nueva High School 2017
Intersession was designed as an “experiential and intellectual feast” for students, designed to engage students in a very hands‐on, interactive way, often on topics not usually found in a typical high school classroom. Coursework draws from Nueva’s core values around social justice, the arts, STEM, design thinking, and social‐emotional learning. For more than 45 years, The Nueva School has offered an innovative and award winning learning experience specifically designed to meet the needs of the high-ability student. Nueva is internationally known for its distinctive inquiry-based interdisciplinary studies, constructivist project-based learning, and its pioneering work in social emotional learning and design thinking.
San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015
The San Francisco Decorator Showcase is widely considered to be the West Coast’s premier design showhouse event, renowned for featuring the work of the region’s top interior and landscape designers. All the funds raised through the Decorator Showcase go directly to support the San Francisco University High School Financial Aid Program. This event allows hundreds of deserving Bay Area students access to a world-class college preparatory education.UHS is committed to building a community that reflects and embraces the great diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Napa Valley Showhouse: Revival on Randolph 2015
22 talented designers transform three historic downtown properties in Napa, California benefiting the Napa Valley Film Fesitval.
Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises awareness and grants funds to organizations that provide treatment, direct care services, preventive education programs and advocacy for individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS. Through DIFFA Designs, the worlds of interiors, architecture, fashion, industrial design and visual arts collide at this spectacular party, showcase and silent auction of unique, exclusive and one-of-a-kind objects and experiences in a vibrant, urban setting.
Exploratorium Lounge Act: Polished Chaos
Exploratorium opening gala featured custom lounges by 24 bay area designers. The gala raised more than $1.63 million to support the museum's innovative educational programs and initiatives.