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.
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.
Restoration Hardware recently opened its first store in San Francisco at the space originally built for Ed Hardy Antiques. The party was attended by over 800 people.
See our report from inside this year’s Mid Winter Gala, which had an Andy Warhol theme to it, in appreciation of the wonderful “Warhol Live” exhibit at the de Young.