On June 13 from 6 to 8 pm, the second annual SF Local Design Market opens at leading furniture showroom Zinc Details. The evening will also offer a preview of FormFactors SF, a city-wide design festival that will run June 21-30 in conjunction with the IDSA SF and San Francisco Design Week.
Combing an exhibition and pop-up shop, SF Local Design Market provides a chance to view the latest designs from the Bay Area and chat with exhibitors about their work. The event also gives the public the opportunity to buy designs directly from their creators, supporting emerging and established local talent.
SF Local Design Market is back by popular demand this year. It's an amazing showcase for young designers and a great place to select a gift you can't find anywhere else, says Vas Kiniris, owner of Zinc Details.
For the SF Local Design Market lineup, Zinc Details has hand-picked several emerging San Francisco designers including Justin Porcano of Walhub (http://walhub.com/
); Rachel Gant and Andrew Deming of Yield Design (http://www.shop.yielddesign.co/
); Deborah Wong of Percolating Design (http://www.percolatingdesign.com/
); Becky Hui Chan of Honey and Bloom (http://honeyandbloom.com/
); Lisa Anderson Shaffer of Zelma Rose (http://www.zelmarose.com/
), Molly McGrath of Molly M Design (http://www.mollymdesigns.com/
) and Christine Marcelino, Material + Process (http://materialsandprocess.com/
Also on view during the evening will be a preview of FormFactors SF, a city-wide curation of design shown in approximately 40 retails stores and design minded spaces that will run from June 21-30 in conjunction with San Francisco Design Week. The weeklong event will showcase up-and coming local talent and celebrate the internationally recognized design presence of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Visitors to Zinc Details can preview the FormFactors program including lists of exhibiting designers, a map of participating spaces, in-stores displays and branding created by the 2012 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award winner and program co-sponsor NewDealDesign.
This event is free and open to the public.