About SF Design Week

Explore what makes design in the Bay Area so unique. From tech inventions to culture changing products, human centered design, emerging fashion to international architecture, San Francisco Design Week is an opportunity to experience the regions unique design talents, impact and innovations. From household products you use in your home and car to tech you wear or carry in your pocket, San Francisco is a hub of innovation like no other. We’ll discuss, debate, explore, celebrate and showcase San Francisco’s broad influence on the design world and beyond.

SF Design Week spans the entire Bay Area from Silicon Valley to the city of San Francisco. With more than 60 studio tours and 200 events throughout the week featuring world-renowned designers, entrepreneurs and innovative thought leaders.

Contact SFDW

Have questions or want to request a press kit?

415 626 6008
130 Sutter Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, California 94104

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Dawn Zidonis Design

Dawn Zidonis
Executive Director

Dawn Zidonis Design

Mairi Yunits
Events Producer

Dawn Zidonis Design

Harper Brokaw-Falbo
Administrative Assistant

SF Design Week is a community event led by a team of advisors and a core committee which represents the diversity of design disciplines in the Bay Area. The event is produced by AIGA SF, the professional association for design, a 501(3)c and the oldest and largest membership association for professionals engaged in the discipline, practice and culture of designing.


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John MaedaAutomattic Global Head, Computational Design + Inclusion

JD Beltran Artist, Filmmaker, Writer, Educator, and Public Art Administrator

Alex SchleiferAirBnB, VP of Design

Sade BorgheiSnøhetta Senior Architect

Ti ChangCrave Co-Founder and VP of Design

Ana Arriola, Samsung VP of UX & Design; Champion of LGBTQ community

Trevor HubbardButchershop Founder

Barry Katz
IDEO Fellow

August de los ReyesHead of Product Design, Pinterest

Nancy Evars + Dimitra Anderson Co-Founders

San Francisco Design Week Committee Members


Max Batt
Interactive Lead

Nicole Erthein
UI Lead

Mike Brand
Product Lead, News

Sahar Sarabandi
UI + UX Design

Marina Pardini
Email Marketing // Campaigns

Micaela Brookman
News & Strategy

Anna Smylie
Email Marketing + Web

Brian Maggi
Intake Lead

Events + Studio Tours

Tacettin “Osman” Sazci
Studio Tours Coordinator

Roslyn Coutinho
Studio Tours Coordinator

Fiona Smith
Events Coordinator

Jane Guan
Events Coordinator

HUB & Opening Night

Paige Loczi
HUB/ Opening Night Experience Lead

Dana Holliday
HUB/ Opening Night Coordinator

Suzan Ozcelik
HUB/ Opening Night Coordinator

Hettie Zhang
HUB/ Opening Night Experience Lead

PR & Marketing

Andre Pennycooke

Suzan Ozcelik

Edison Giang