Shaping our Cities by Design

“Most of us have grown up in cities built around the automobile, but imagine for a minute, what our world could look like if we found a way to take most of these cars off the road. It would be a world with less traffic and less pollution. A world where we need less parking — where

The Future of Play

“Play is the highest form of research.” – Albert Einstein Play makes life fun. But it’s also shapes us as humans, building creativity, dexterity, cognition, and emotional resilience. Come play with us as we sample of the latest technology in the space and explore topics like… / How are emerging technologies like AR and VR

Octavia Boulevard Block Party!

The streets surrounding Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley will be closed to automobile traffic all week long. Tonight they come alive with art and entertainment! San Francisco artist Charlie Gadekan will be on hand to demonstrate the range of light display for his 50’ tall public art piece “Squared.” There will be interactive controls so

Autodesk Gallery Tour and Workshop

Named a top destination by Wired magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle, the Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco explores the future of making things. During your visit, you will start with a guided gallery tour of exhibits which showcase pioneering design and inventive engineering. Following the tour, you will experience what it’s

Location, Location, Location: A Guide to Map Design

As location becomes increasingly central to all industries, there is no longer a one-map-fits-all model for companies looking to make the most of their location data. Whether it’s Snap looking to show off your friends’ stories from around the world, The Weather Channel giving you an early look at the storm headed for your community,

Goodnight, Resilience.

Curry Stone Foundation and The Dogwood Conspiracy present Goodnight, Resilience. This will be an evening not to be missed. It will include a lively debate style panel around the issues of contemporary resilience and design with welcomed audience participation. Panelists: Emily Pilloton, Girls Garage Prescott Reavis, Asian Neighborhood Design Amanda Brown-Stevens, Resilient By Design Kyle

Autodesk Gallery Tour and Workshop

Named a top destination by Wired magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle, the Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco explores the future of making things. During your visit, you will start with a guided gallery tour of exhibits which showcase pioneering design and inventive engineering. Following the tour, you will experience what it’s

Autodesk Gallery Tour and Workshop

Named a top destination by Wired magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle, the Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco explores the future of making things. During your visit, you will start with a guided gallery tour of exhibits which showcase pioneering design and inventive engineering. Following the tour, you will experience what it’s

Design Cycle: Group Ride by Mission Bicycle

Join the Mission Bicycle Staff for a relaxed educational bike ride through San Francisco, on a tour of some of the city’s most iconic architecture and public art. Our ride begins at Mission Bicycle Company HQ, traverses city streets down to Embarcadero, and finally ends at Black Hammer Brewing in the SOMA for a post-ride

Designing for Trust

As the products of today collectively ask for more and more personal and confidential information from us, ranging from our social security number, bank account numbers, 3D maps of our faces, health status, weight, age, photos of our most celebrated and private moments, and more, the need to convey a sense of ‘trust’ in one’s

Maps, at Your Fingertips: On-Demand Tactile Maps for the Blind

Blind and visually impaired communities have little to no access to graphic information that would help them learn about their surroundings. Braille and tactile maps have proven useful, however, historically these maps have been difficult and costly to design, manufacture, and distribute. Tactile Maps Automated Production (TMAP) is a tool for on-demand creation of tactile