Founded by event designer Stanlee Gatti, interior designer Douglas Durkin, and the late Elaine McKeon, the four-day show celebrating 20th and 21st century “design in all its forms” featured prominent dealers from around the country. They exhibiting progressive design and art that set an entirely new standard for the Bay Area, with over 4,000 visitors attending.
Alexandre de Betak and his Paris based studio, Bureau Betak, created an extraordinarily beautiful setting for the Christian Dior Couture Fall/Winter 2014 Fashion Show in Musee Rodin. Known for organizing worldwide fashion shows and other top tier special events, such as Tiffany and Co’s Diamond Exhibition in Beijing, Betak’s productions are among the greatest in the world.
The debut of FOG Design + Art at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason demonstrated that San Francisco, despite its size, is a great art city.
Town and Country Magazine featured 10 Bay Area philanthropists in their ranking of the Top 50 Philanthropists in the United States. They include Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Laurene Powell Jobs, Dustin Moskovitz, Cari Tuna, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Trevor Traina, Jeff Skoll, Kim Meredith, Andrea Lo.
The annual DIFFA DINING BY DESIGN will return to San Francisco a month earlier this year. Among the talented architects and designers participating are Gensler, Pottery Barn, Kravet, John K. Anderson Design, Khrome Studios, Academy of Art University, FIDM: Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, ASID, and Cluster by Tyler Bradford. Please join the festivities in a new venue, the beautiful City View at Metreon with three different opportunities to see the designers’ most over-the-top dining environments