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Evening of Design Entrepreneurship
Chat with Eric Pfeiffer and Rena Tom
Thursday, October 3 : 6 - 8 pm
Zinc Details and Makeshift Society are pleased to present an exploration of entrepreneurship and creativity featuring a chat with celebrated designer Eric Pfeiffer, founder of Pfeiffer Lab, and Rena Tom, founder of Makeshift Society.
The event will take place on Thursday, October 3, at the Zinc Details showroom from 6 to 8 pm.
The program will entail a lively conversation with Eric and Rena about the advantages and challenges of running a small business from the perspective of two of the Bay Area's most respected practitioners and strategists. Their talk will be followed by a Q&A session.
Founder of Pfeiffer Lab and co-founder of US based manufacturer The Utility Collective, Eric brings 18 years of experience in every side of the design industry (from designer, manufacturer, strategist, retailer and wholesaler) to the evening's conversation. Heading the creative think tank and co-working community Makeshift Society, Rena guides independent business owners, designers and developers through the intricacies of smallbatch manufacturing and boutique retail.
Eric and Rena will connect the dots for design entrepreneurs and makers, discussing issues such as how to take a product to market, how to manage creative relationships and take advantage of peer learning, and how sole practitioners can become engaged and inspired to share their stories with the design community.
The event is free and open to the public. The Zinc Details showroom is located at 1905 Fillmore Street between Bush and Pine Streets.
RSVP at https://designentrepreneurship.eventbrite.com/
About Eric Pfeiffer
Eric Pfeiffer is the founder of San Francisco-based Pfeiffer Lab. His work has received international recognition being published numerous publications and books. Pfeiffer's products have attained worldwide distribution and currently sell in more than 350 of the finest stores in the US, Europe, and Japan. Most notably: Design Within Reach, NY Museum of Modern Art, Room & Board, HHstyle, The Conran Shop, and Illums Bolighus. He also co-authored "Bent Ply: The Art of Plywood Furniture," the seminal book on the history and manufacturing of bent ply furniture.
Pfeiffer has worked on diverse projects with companies that include Alcoa Inc., Levi's, Burton Snowboards, Peter Pepper, Council and Williams Sonoma. In 2000 he merged his first company with Offi where he served as VP of Design, overseeing all product design and development for the award-wining firm. Throughout his career, Pfeiffer has developed products for Design Within Reach, Target, Crate and Barrel, MOMA, Room & Board, OXO and CB2. http://pfeifferlab.com
About Rena Tom
Rena Tom is the founder of Makeshift Society, an organization that fosters creativity, collaboration and community through a coworking space/clubhouse, innovative programming, and support for freelancers and small business owners. Founded in San Francisco, Makeshift Society is now expanding to Brooklyn, NY.
Rena previously owned Rare Device, a boutique and art gallery with locations in New York and San Francisco that was renowned for its carefully edited collection of design objects, books and fashion. Rena is passionate about supporting innovative independent designers and artists. For this work, she has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Lucky, Real Simple, Food and Wine and Martha Stewart Weddings as well as numerous design blogs. www.makeshiftsociety.com
SF Local Design Market + Form Factors SF VIP Preview Party
Thursday, June 13th : 6pm - 8pm
The second annual SF Local Design Market opens on June 13 at Zinc Details.
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. The evening will also offer
a preview of FormFactors, a city-wide design festival that will run June 21-30 in conjunction with
SF Design Week. Please RSVP here.
For More infpormation about Form Factors, please visit their website http://formfactorssf.com/
SF Local Design Market Designers
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/)
Christine Marcelino, Material + Process (http://materialsandprocess.com/)
Jane Lee of Wildebeest (http://www.wildebeest.co/)
Kaii Tu (http://kaiitu.com/)
Nuri Kim (http://cargocollective.com/hem/Nu-servewares)
Chad Wright (http://studiochadwright.com/)
|Please join us to celebrate our 20th anniversary on Thursday, March 29th for "Fast Forward: What's Next in Design?"with Remodelista and RDI
San Francisco's leading design voices come together on March 29th from 6 to 9 pm for "Fast Forward: What's Next in Design?," a diverse panel about emerging design trends that also marks the 20th anniversary of Zinc Details. Bringing together friends new and old, the evening is co-sponsored by the Retail Design Institute (RDI) and the influential architecture and interior design site Remodelista.
The five panelists reflect Zinc Details' deep roots in the design community and in a variety of disciplines. The panel features furniture manufacturer and founder of Council Design Derek Chen, industrial design studio Mike & Maaike, lighting and industrial designer Pablo Pardo of Pablo Designs, innovative interior designer Nicole Hollis, and strategic design and trend expert Marieke van der Poel of the brand consultancy Proef. The panel will be moderated by Remodelista managing editor Lydia Lee.
Event is open to public. Please RSVP at
|Lydia Lee is a San Francisco-based writer and editor specializing in architecture and design. Currently,
she is the managing editor of Remodelista, a carefully curated website featuring architecture, interior
design and home products. She is a contributor to The Architect’s Newspaper and previously served as
its San Francisco editor. She has written for Architect, Dwell, Eco-Structure, Garden Design, Landscape
Architecture, Metropolis, the New York Times' T Magazine the San Francisco Chronicle and other
|Derek Chen is the founder of San Francisco-based Council Design. A designer in his own right, he is
also the founder of Urbana Design, a company named after the Illinois city where he spent much of his
childhood. Through Urbana Design, Chen produces sleek tabletop items and contemporary furniture. His
work has been covered in media outlets including Wallpaper*, The New York Times, InStyle and Plaza.
|Nicole Hollis has over 15 years of experience in the interior design industry. She is known for interiors
informed by her passion for art, design and fashion. Her aesthetic blends simplicity of line with organic
complexity to create a warm luxury. She has designed select offices, restaurants, retail environments and
residences for high-profile and celebrity clientele. Her work has been featured in publications such as
Architectural Digest, Metropolitan Home, Dwell, California Home + Design, Luxe, San Francisco
magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle.
|Pablo Pardo is a Venezuelan-born industrial designer who formed Pablo Designs in San Francisco in
1993. A 1986 graduate from the University of Cincinnati's renowned industrial design program, his diverse
career includes designing children's roller skates for Fisher Price to creating automobile concepts for
Daimler Chrysler. The studio has gained international recognition for its innovative lighting and home
furnishings designs that are characterized by their unique sense of style and simplicity.
|Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers lead the progressive industrial design studio Mike & Maaike. â€¨Formed as a design laboratory, the San Francisco studio works both independently and with clients to create new opportunities through products, technology, furniture, environments, packaging and transportation. â€¨Maaike Evers is Dutch; Mike Simonian, Californian. These distinct backgrounds inform a diverse body of work marked by experimentation, substance and strong conceptual narratives. Notable clients include: Google, Belkin, Xbox, Steelcase, Council, and the City of San Francisco. Mike and Maaike’s work is recognized internationally and exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide.|
|Marieke van der Poel has worked as a strategic consultant for major multinational marketing fashion,
active wear and soft goods, consumer electronics and product design companies, both in her previous
capacity as a consultant for leading trend forecasting companies PeclersParis and ESP Trend Labs and in
her current role as founder of Proef. Her experience ranges from macro trend translations for
international marketing teams to specific ready-to-use color, material and style design direction for all
types of consumer products.
Zinc Details and former Dwell editor-in-chief Sam Grawe Celebrate the Work of Charles and Ray Eames with Special Screening
Zinc Details is excited to introduce 80 Acres of McEvoy Ranch, a unique, nurturing olive oil-based line of body care products at our 1905 Fillmore Street location. We hope to see you on Saturday, April 16th for the in-store product demonstration and trunk show to experience 80 Acres body care line.
Enriched with McEvoy Ranch-produced organic extra virgin olive oil, the 80 Acres product line is enhanced with vitamin-rich plant extracts and soothing natural botanicals. In keeping with McEvoy Ranch's commitment to organic and sustainable farming, all of the body care products are paraben, sulfate and phthalate-free, and are not tested on animals. All the ingredients are locally grown and locally handcrafted right here in the Bay Area.
We will be stocking Olive Oil Soap, Hand & Body Wash, Hand & Body Lotion, Candle in the scents of Lavender, Verde and their newest addition Blood Orange. During a trunk show you can also purchase Olive Oil Body Balm, Bath salts and more from these collections.
About McEvoy Ranch
Nestled on 550 acres of rolling Northern California hills just west of Petaluma; McEvoy Ranch founder, Chronicle Publishing heir Nan McEvoy, upon retiring from the newspaper business at age 72, followed a new passion. Her love of Tuscan olive oil inspired her to import 1000 seedlings from Tuscany exactly two decades ago this year, and thus began her pioneering of the organic olive oil industry in California. Today, McEvoy Ranch produces award-winning, organic, hand-crafted olive oil (named in 2010 one of the top 11 olive oils in the world by Saveur Magazine) and the 80 Acres Collection, a unique, nurturing olive oil-based line of body care products.
We are hosting a “Graphic Sturation” pop-up design book shop by Gingko Press at our 1905 Fillmore Street location. Berkeley based Gingko Press is one of the world’s foremost publishers of books concerning graphic arts, culture, and the streets.
We have hand selected titles that relate to street art, pop culture, graphic design and crafts such as MAYDAY-The Art of Shepard Fairey, Gusto-A Journey through Culinary Design, Juxtapoz Handmade and Colour Mania victionary.
Please stop by Zinc Details to experience the visual stimulation through the world of Gingko press books.
About Gingko Press
Gingko Press is a publisher of books and other artifacts of contemporary visual culture, design, and exploration. The catalog includes a range of our own original publications and a variety of joint publishing ventures with companies like Kill Your Idols, OBEY, the Estate of Marshall McLuhan, Upper Playground, Juxtapoz Magazine, Viction Workshop, Carpet Bombing Culture, and Grand Central Art Center. To see all the titles by Gingko Press please visit www.gingkopress.com
Knoll Classics SALE
February 28 - March 6, 2011
Annual Blu Dot Sale
Wed, October 20 - Nov. 8
Starting October 20th, you can save 20% on all Blu Dot products for 20 days. Please visit us at 2410 California Street location to test drive our floor models today! For more information please call 415-776-9002.
Blu Dot Party
September 16th 6 - 8 pm
Kartell Summer Sale Days!
Thursday, July 1 - Sunday, July 18
|Local By Design
Opening Reception Friday, May 7th 6 - 8pm
Chronicle Books and Zinc Details are partnering to showcase local artists and their works in a two month exhibition entitled Local By Design. Chronicle Books, longtime publisher of local designers, artists, and writers, selected 80 titles to honor the importance and success of local authors, topics, and neighborhood favorites.
Works from Bay Area author/artists like Petit Collage, McSweeney's, Jason Munn, Lisa Congdon, Meg Mateo Ilasco, Derek Fagerstrom and Lauren Smith will be on display and for sale at the 1905 Fillmore St. location of Zinc Details. Clare Rojas, Josie Iselin, Lisa Congdon, Petit Collage, Jason Munn and Rex Ray will exhibit additional artwork and Iselin, Rojas, Petit Collage, Fagerstrom, Smith and Ray will be present at the Opening Reception. Please RSVP at email@example.com
Local By Design's Opening Reception on May 7th celebrates the two month exhibit, which runs from May 1st to June 30th. Enjoy the art scene while savoring delicious wines from Sonoma County's Hanna Winery.
About Chronicle Books
One of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the United States; Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and, over the years, has developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books and quality merchandise. The company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject matter and format, maintaining a list that includes titles in fine art, cookbooks, children's books, music and popular culture. To visit Chronicle Books online, go to www.chroniclebooks.com.
About Hanna Winery
Hanna Winery's estate vineyard program reflects the commitment to superior and consistent fruit from over 250 acres of their own prime Sonoma County vineyards. Hanna has evolved from a winery dependent primarily on outside growers, to a 100% estate winery, with 252 acres of planted vineyards in three of Sonoma County's finest appellations. The vineyards allow Hanna to control every aspect of the grape growing for an improved wine quality.
Thursday, May 6th, 6 - 8 pm
Take a sneak peek at a habitat or two at Zinc Details and George on Thursday, May 6th from 6 pm to 8 pm.
Enjoy Mutt Lynch wine and treats from Pizzeria Delfina. Dogs on leash are most welcome! 15% of the proceed from the sales during the event will be donated to PAWS.
PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support) is a volunteer-based organization that provides for the comprehensive needs of companion animals for low-income persons with disabling HIV/AIDS and other disabling illnesses, as well as senior citizens.
This year Zinc Details is partitipating Petecture as one of Petchitects and we have designing a modern bird loft which will be up for auctioned on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at the Palace Hotel from 6:30-10:30p.m. for PAWS fubndraising event.
Petchitecture is PAWS' signature fundraiser. All net proceeds support our mission to make sure that illness or age never separate people from the unconditional love of their pets.
Over 800 human guests and their well-behaved canine companions will be treated to a gala evening unlike any other in San Francisco, including an exhibition of one-of-a-kind pet habitats created by some of the Bay Area's leading architects and designers. A live auction will feature fabulous lifestyle packages and throughout the evening guests will bid on valuable items contributed to our silent auction while dining on the Palace's award-winning cuisine. In addition, some of the most talented animal photographers in the Bay Area will be on-hand to catch that perfect moment with guests and their pets.
For more information about the Paws and Petecture, please visit www.pawssf.org.
|Petit Collage debuts Pop-Up Shop at Zinc Details
Premiere Party: Friday, April 9
6 ï¿½ 8 pm at Zinc Details 1905 Fillmore St, San Francisco
San Francisco based Petit Collage, maker of modern wall decor and accessories for children is proud to hold a month-long pop-up shop at Zinc Details on Fillmore Street.
Petit Collage's range of goods are delicately handcrafted in America; many of them made in their studio in California. Products featured at Zinc Details include framed prints on wood, colorful handmade collages on wood using found and vintage papers, screen-printed posters, and much more. Zinc Details is also proud to showcase Petit Collage's line of licensed goods ranging from puzzles to books, and stationery.
This is Petit Collage's first opportunity to offer goods not yet seen by the public. Their first foray into home textiles will be on display: petit pillows with vibrant, colorful patterns and illustrations inspired by Mid-Century design. Also highlighted are their new fabric wall decals made with patterns reproduced from Petit Collage's enormous collection of vintage wallpaper.
All products are for sale.
About Petit Collage
Petit Collage is a line of modern wall decor and accessories with a vintage twist for children and grownups alike. Founder Lorena Siminovich, created the company in 2006 out of her love for illustration and design. Beginning with various styles of collages on wood, Petit Collage has now grown to include mobiles, posters, and licensed products. They source papers and woods to make certain they are of exceptional quality and produced in a sustainable manner. Easy to mix and match together, Petit Collage's unique and lovely accessories are a perfect addition to every modern home.
About Lorena Siminovich
Lorena Siminovich is a San Francisco based artist, designer, and illustrator. She has written and illustrated several children's books as well as licensed her art to many products including a successful lines of gifts with Chronicle Books.
|US premiere of Swedish textile brand Bantie at Zinc Details
From brightly colored graphic throw pillows and placemats, to bags and pouches, the printed fabrics of Bantie make a cheerful and sophisticated statement in any space.
Already well established in their home country of Sweden, Bantie marks its first foray into the US with a reception and month-long display at Zinc Details on Fillmore Street.
The display will be designed for impact, covering a 14-foot wall with Bantie's vivid orange, red, yellow, black and white patterns and products just in time for spring. The patterns are both contemporary and timeless, combining inspiration from Japan and the natural forms of Scandinavia with top quality craftsmanship from the longstanding tradition of Sweden's Ljungbergs textile factory. This is the same factory that produced Stig Lindberg patterns in the 50's, and continues to do so today.
Products will include home interior pieces such as table runners, cushions, placemats, serving trays and even wallpaper, with personal items like shoulder bags and pouches. All products are for sale.
This is the second collaboration between Zinc Details and From Sthlm, the exclusive distributor of Bantie products in the US. Both companies share an ongoing commitment to promoting the exceptional work of independent designers.
Ulrika Gyllstad and Wilhelmina Wiese started Bantie in 2007 to create printed fabrics that work well in contemporary interiors, yet are also personal, fun, and cast a fond glance towards the past. Their collection now consists of nine patterns in more than 25 color combinations and is available by the meter and in a range of textile products. Bantie is based in Stockholm. All pieces are designed and produced in Sweden.
About From Sthlm
From Sthlm is an online shop, blog, and distribution company that promotes independent Swedish design in the US from its base in San Francisco. From Sthlm's collection of modern home and personal accessories blend bold graphic patterns with intrinsic Scandinavian form. Most of From Sthlm's products have not been sold in the US before.
|Knoll Classics SALE : 15% OFF on Knoll Classics!
Monday, February 1 - Sunday, February 7
Make the most of your space. Nothing is more timeless than modern design. Take advantage to save on mid-century classics and modern designs by Harry Bertoia, Marcel Breuer, Florence Knoll, Warren Platner, Jens Risom, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Eero Saarinen. Choose from hundreds of fabrics and finishes to acquire a made to order, one of a kind piece.
2410 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Define your space with Knoll.
* Sale limited to products by designers listed above. Sale applies to made to order products only.
Don't miss our annual Side Walk Sale on Saturday, January 16 from 11am-6pm.
|San Francisco Design Trunk Show
Sat, December 12 : 12 pm - 6 pm
Zinc Details: 1905 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
Just in time for the Holiday shopping, Zinc Details will host a Trunk Show showcasing two San Francisco based designer's collection this Saturday, December 12th from 12pm to 6pm.
We are very excited to have two fresh local talents, jewelry designer Molly McGrath of Molly M Design and textile designer Kristina De Pizzol of Delilah Crown, at our 1905 Fillmore Street location this weekend. Please stop by to check out their latest collection and unique items that'll make a super nice gift! Refreshments will be served.
Molly McGrath is a jewelry designer based in the Mission District of San Francisco. Molly is professionally trained as an architect, and after using a laser cutter to make architectural models, she recognized the machine's unique potential to make jewelry.
Molly's process typically starts with a sketch, which she then drafts in AutoCAD, and prints on her laser cutter. She approaches the designs as she would approach an architectural model: experimenting with the concept, materials, and composition. The jewelry is inspired by pattern and form - a skyline, a bird in flight, a composition of branches, a snowflake, cracked concrete, botanical morphology, perspective, building geometries, and optical illusions.
The art of Delilah Crown is the inspiration of designer Kristina De Pizzol. Guided by a love of Japanese textiles, a fondness for the seventies and the beauty of nature, the Delilah Crown collection changes with the seasons.
The current collection is a combination of easy to wear women's clothing for the urban woman, super soft children's wear, and her latest passion, wall art for the home. Each piece is one of kind, and created individually at the Delilah Crown studio and retail store in North Beach.
|Israeli + Swedish Design Trunk Show
Sat, Nov.14 - Sun, Nov.15 : 12 pm - 6 pm
Zinc Details @ 1905 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
Zinc Details will host a Trunk Show showcasing fresh talents from Israel and Sweden the weekend of November 14th - 15th from 12pm to 6pm.
Refreshments will be served.
From Israel, eLoo Designs will be bringing its range of contemporary collections by emerging Israeli designers to the show, including hand crafted jewelry by Todo Joia Jewelry, Hagar Satat Jewelry design and Gal Feldman Handbags. Israeli design has been getting more and more recognition internationally, and this is the perfect opportunity for you to see, feel, and try them on without traveling.
From Sweden, we are partnering up with online store From Sthlm, which features one independent designer every month and their top products for sale in limited editions. During this event, you will have one last chance to pick up some of the most popular products featured on From Sthlm throughout the year. Included in the show will be the bright retro-inspired collection of Lotta Kühlhorn, a whimsical assortment of ceramic plates by graphic designer Lisa Bengtsson, witty craft kits from Fuldesign, the bold patterned bags of 10 Swedish Designers, and ceramics in the shapes of birds and flowers from Camilla Engdahl.
|Zikmu by Starck Launch Party
Friday, October 16 : 6 - 8 pm
SF Launch party + French Design Exhibition
On Friday, October 16th, Zinc Detail will celebrate the San Francisco launch of the Zikmu by Starck speakers by Parrot from 6-8pm at their 2410 California Street location. The event also features French Design exhibition and Kartell who produces number of collection by Philippe Starck will sponsor the event. During the party patisseries from La Boulange will be served to help commemorate the joining of two French innovators, Parrot and Philippe Starck. A Parrot digital frame will be auctioned off during the event with proceeds benefiting the French American International School of San Francisco. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Renowned French designer Philippe Starck, known for his New Design style, has created speakers reflecting his genius and personality exclusively for Parrot. Their stunning, ultra-modern sculpted shape incorporates advanced technology that delivers intense and powerful sound with spectacular clarity. A built-in dock makes it effortless for one to listen to their favorite tunes from their iPod or iPhone, while the included remote permits for the music and volume to be controlled from anywhere in the room. These wireless speakers also feature Wi-Fi technology that allows for music to be transferred from one's computer, or stream music from a cell phone via Bluetooth.
Founded in 1994, Parrot has rapidly established itself as a pivotal global player for wireless mobile telephone accessories. Drawing on its tried-and-tested expertise on voice recognition and signal processing technologies, Parrot was one of the very first companies to produce Bluetoothï¿½-enabled wireless hands-free car kits, having identified this standard's vast potential as early as 1999. Determined to accompany the mobile telephone's irresistible breakthrough into our day-to-day lives, Parrot has been developing a new range of Multimedia products since 2006, including wireless hi-fi systems and LCD photo frames. Today, Parrot truly has a major international focus, both in terms of its client base and in terms of production, outsourced to carefully selected partners, enabling it to achieve the best possible level of quality and responsiveness. For more information please visit www.parrot.com
|HAPPY 25TH BIRTHDAY, LOMO LC-A!
The legendary Russian Lomo Compakt Automat camera is celebrating its 25th birthday this year and we are having a Birthday Party!
Friday, October 2, 2009 : 6 - 8 pm
Zinc Details will host a birthday party in honor of the one, the only LC-A: the legendary Russian Lomo Compakt Automat camera, at it's 1905 Fillmore Street location on Friday, October 2nd from 6pm to 8 pm. During the party LC-A+ cameras and Lomo LC-A Big Book will be available for purchase with 10% discount as well as other great Lomo cameras. Jeff Moore of the Lomographic Society USA will be on hand to discuss more about the LC-A, as well as offer tips and tricks for getting the most out of your camera. http://www.lomography.com/homes/jeffmoore
|ANNUAL VITRA HOME SALE
Fri, October 2 - Sun, October 11
| Artek Exhibition 9/12 - 10/13
10-Unit System Designed by Shigeru Ban
We are proud to showcase Artek's newest collection, 10-Unit Sytem at our 2410 California Street location starting September 12th through October 10th. Finland based Artek is renowned as being one of the most innovative contributors to modern design, building on the design heritage of Alvar Aalto. The high standard and long life of its products attest to Artek's ideology of environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
10-UNIT SYSTEM is a novel furniture concept designed by the Japanese architect Shigeru Ban in 2009. The fully modular system is based on L-shaped units that can be combined in all sorts of ways to make furniture ï¿½ a chair, a table, a bench. Putting furniture together and disassembling it is made easy by the ingenious yet simple design. The standard colours of the 10-UNIT SYSTEM are black and white; other colours are available on request.
SUSTAINABLE MATERIAL INNOVATION
The highly ecological and ethical 10-UNIT SYSTEM is made from UPM ProFi, an environmentally innovative wood plastic composite. Its principal raw materials are recycled paper and plastic. The composite has proved to be tough and humidity resistant. It is an environmentally sustainable material that can be disposed of by incineration, or recycled back into the production process. All materials in the composite are non-toxic.
CONTINUITY OF A SUCCESSFUL CO-OPERATION
Artek, Shigeru Ban and UPM continue their collaboration from earlier years. "Space of Silence", the Artek Pavilion designed by Shigeru Ban for the Milan Triennale Garden in spring 2007, was built from the UPM ProFi wood plastic composite. The pavilion was based on a structural unit that was repeated multiple times to form an elongated exhibition space. The Artek Pavilion was extraordinary proof of the efficiency of systems thinking and repetition, distinctive of Ban's architecture and design. The pavilion was sold at Sotheby's sale of Important 20th Century Design in 2008.
A group of established retailers and designers have collaborated to create a stunning short-term model installation exclusively for The Infinity. This special model home has been appointed with an inspired mix of contemporary furnishings, luxury textiles, unique home accessories and fine art and photography to illustrate chic urban living.
Participating retailers and designers include:
Fregosi & Company Paint
Room & Board
Michaelian & Kohlberg
By Appointment Only
June 21 - July 20
Call (866)979-7708 to schedule
|The World Made By Hand A Fine Northern California Contemporary Craft Exhibition, June 11 - July 15 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 11 : 6-8 pm Zinc Details will host "The World Made by Hand" Exhibition and opening reception at it's 2410 California Street, San Francisco location from June 11th through July 15th. The exhibition showcase selection of fine Northern California Contemporary Craft curated by Joe Kish/Sebastopol Design and assisted by Kaalomai Laura Kirdani. Opening receptionwill be on Thursday, June 11 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.The event features food, beverages, music, and the chance to meet and mingle with artists whose work is on display. The public is invited with RSVP to email@example.com
You are invited to come peruse the best home-grown hand crafted objects available today. The work of Northern California craftsperson continues to inspire and amaze a worldwide audience of clients and collectors of meaningful modern design and art. Beautiful objects of clay, fiber, wood and metal are displayed throughout the Zinc Details.Northern California craftspersons participating in the show are Kay Sekimachi - fiber arts; Aurthur Espenet Carpenter III - wood arts and furniture; Chuck Quibell - turned wood arts; Doug Ayers - wood arts; Peter Sheremeta - vessel ceramics;Dean Santner - wood objects; Barbara Shapiro - fiber arts; Arthur Espenet Carpenter II - wood arts and furniture; Robert Buckenmeyer - furniture; Grayson Malone - metal arts; Paul Reiber - wood arts; and others.
Danish Design Exhibition
Danish Design Exhibition: April 16 - May 13
Please join us for the opening reception to cerebrate many great Danish designs by Royal Copenhagen, Norman Copenhagen, Architect Made, Menu, Ego, Stelton, Le Klint and more!
When you become an enthusiast of Modern design you'll notice how influential Danish design was to early adapters of modernism in 1950- 60's. You can't avoid finding Aarne Jacobsen's Ant chair or Poul Henningsen's Artichoke lamp or Erik Magnussen's Stelton Vacuum jug somewhere on a page when you are flipping through the Mid-century interior books. America fell in love with Danish design back then and many of us are still in love with them.
In the Danish design tradition, quality is closely related to function, aesthetics, economy and environment. Throughout the 20th century, it has become a fundamental principle for Danish designers to emphasize the user needs and functionality. Such ideas perhaps originated in the design and teachings of Kaare Klint before the Second World War, but were more closely identified with the work of leading furniture designers such as Finn Juhl, Hans Wegner, and Arne Jacobsen.
Group of Young Danish Designers start presenting a new, expressive, internationally inspired designs during the 1990's. Today there are two trends you'll find within the new Danish design designers. One is "wild" with pioneering design and an informal idiom using spectacular and sculptural forms. The other is "disciplined", with a clear basis in the Danish design tradition in its respect for classic craft, yet sufficiently bold to experiment with new technology and new materials. Both trends have given Danish design and especially Danish furniture design the talent and energy in short supply for several generations.
The new generation has added humor and irony to the traditional values.
We have to note that Denmark's strong Design awareness's one of the contributory factor is the Danish government's commitment to design. In the late 1990s, the Danish government was one of the first in the world to define an actual design policy - an initiative which in 2007 was followed up by the launch of DesignDenmark as part of the general Danish trade and industry policy.
Sale Alert !
Knoll Space Sale 2009
Friday, May 1st - Sunday, May 10th
We are pleased to announce the Annual Knoll Space Sale will take a
place from May 1 through May 10, 2009. For the duration of the sale, you'll receive 15% off published U.S. MSRP on all Knoll Space Products.
Please contact us at 415. 776. 9002 or firstname.lastname@example.org to receive product information, price quote, textile samples today.
Heath Ceramics Summer 09 Collection
Thursday, April 23rd : 6 - 8 pm
Please join us for the launch event for Heath Ceramics's Summer 09 collection at Zinc Details, 2410 California Street, San Francisco location on April 23rd, from 6 to 8 pm.
Heath's summer collection season continues to explore where science meets art, finding inspiration where the two disciplines converge. This season the new work will be displayed at Zinc Details in San Francisco from April 23rd-May 20th . There will be a launch event on Thursday April 23 from 6-8pm. Throughout the show, 10% of profits from the sale of the pieces will be donated to Architecture for Humanity ( architectureforhumanity.org).
The late Edith Heath, was a defining influence of twentieth century American design, creating distinctive handcrafted ceramic dinnerware and architectural tiles that were unlike anything commercially available at the time. She and her husband Brian founded Heath Ceramics in 1948, which quickly became a California institution, symbolizing the creative free spirit of California. Heath Ceramics dinnerware has been used in homes for more than half a century, and also in other restaurants, including chef Alice Water's Chez Panisse and Brasseries 44 at the Royalton Hotel.www.heathceramics.com
Heath Ceramics continues as one of California's last remaining mid-century era potteries. In 2003, husband and wife team, Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey purchased Heath Ceramics with a mission to revitalize the company by placing a strong emphasis on design, while preserving Edith Heath's handcrafted techniques and designer-maker legacy. Heath now makes both classic and new designs with the highest level of craftsmanship that ensures an enduring quality and aesthetic. Today, facing new economic and environmental issues, business challenges and politics, Heath remains a small and privately owned local manufacturer in order to be able to stay true to its core values in the making of products: focusing on great design and craft and making responsible and holistic decisions for the long-term benefit of our customers and our employees.
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Authentic, original contemporary design. Excellent craftsmanship, creating durable object of lasting quality. We believe our commitment to these characteristics from leading designers of the 20th and 21st centuries, translates into exciting products for enduring enjoyment and appreciation. We do not want to be limited by a "signature style." After all, it takes innovation to create a classic.
|Ever wonder what happened to the rest of the moose? Here's one answer in these coat hooks from Charles & Marie.|
|The inside-out champagne glass.|
Rex Ray, Real Tears, 34" x 46", print edition of 25.
Rex Ray, New Water, 34" x 46", printedition of 25.
CCA Students + Yves Behar + Gaia & Gino + Dogs + 6 month studio period = an unbeatable match… the Gino the Dog collection of luxury canine accessories. There is Chew, a leg cover resembling a tree branch by Jennifer Yoko Olson. Twins are the matching food and water bowls by Richie Tanaka. Wild is the porcelain food and water bowl set by Brandon Warren. These canine specialties will be at Zinc Details, San Francisco, in September.
Ian Dingman, Jason, oil on canvas, 18" x 14"
Sara Stockbridge wearing Harris Tweed crown, from the Vivienne Westwood Harris Tweed collection, 1987
Photograph by Nick Knight
8:00 PM - 11:59 PM
March 3, 2007
She electrified the fashion world with punk. Now her work is shown on the catwalks of Milan and Paris. Come celebrate Vivienne Westwood—a designer who has shocked, amused, and impressed us for over 30 years!
VIP Reception 8:00–9:00 p.m.
Hosted bar featuring the Viv cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, music, deluxe gifts, and all-night access to the exclusive VIP lounge. Dance party admission included!
Non-members $150, Members $100
Dance Party 9:00 p.m.–midnight
DJ Shissla, drinks, snacks, and tours of the exhibition. Your first drink is free!
Non-members $35, Members $20
For tickets, go to museumtix.com or call 1.866.775.3485.
Space is limited, so get your tickets now! Or buy at the door for an extra $10 per ticket.
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Caroline Seckinger with Zinc's Vasilios Kiniris
Marieke van der Poel from Peclers Paris
Noguchi Musuem director Doug De Nicola with Zinc's Vasilios Kiniris
Vas with Noguchi lamp winner, SFSU architecture student Virginia Flores.
|Kartell President Ivan Luini (L) with Zinc's Vasilios Kiniris|
SFMOMA Party-goers Lounge on Zinc Details Furniture Again
Guests at the June Member Sessions Party at SFMOMA sipped vodka drinks and wine while reclining on Zinc Details couches, chairs, and even a bed!
Once again, Zinc created two "lounge environments" for the cocktail party in the Schwab Room at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
"We chose retro pieces this time to match the art of Jeremy Blake," said Zinc Details owner Vasilios Kiniris.
Blake's work is currently featured at SFMOMA. It includes a 3-screen video inspired by the famous Winchester Mystery House.
"You can't get much more retro than that," Kiniris said.
To see more of the party, click here.