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Arbor Day + Mike’s Tree in Balboa Park

Late last year, we launched a new initiative to help regrow California’s forests that were destroyed from the recent devastating fires. So far we have planted 253 trees, and with the funds raised this past quarter, we decided to share the green love locally with a donation to Freinds of Balboa Park for the 115th […]

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Huppé Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Huppe Fly Table

Huppé turns 50! This month, we are extra proud to be San Diego’s source for Huppé furniture as they celebrate their 50th Anniversary. This distinctive brand was founded in Toronto in 1967 by Raymond Hamel, Auréle Huppé and Sylvio Huppé. Today, the business is led by visionary CEO Jean-François Nolin along with Head of Design […]

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Pink Bink by BDI

Pink Bink by BDI

DO SOMETHING SPECIAL This Fall, everyone’s favorite sidekick is blushing with excitement – and for a great cause. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Bink table by BDI will be available in fashionable pink. This limited edition table honors survivors and those who have lost the battle to this horrible disease. $100 of […]

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2017 World Building of the Year – Shortlist Announced

2017 World Building Shortlist

Nominees for the 2017 World Building of the Year have been announced this month. Home Cateogory: New Wave Architecture, Three Views / A House, Tehran, Iran The World Architecture Festival takes place each November in Berlin and celebrates the latest and greatest in the world of architecture. The Festival is where the architecture community meets on a world-level […]

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California: A Design Paradise

California Design

“Designed in California” is the new “Made in Italy” California is best known as the land of make-believe: the home of Disney, Hollywood and video gaming. But there’s also much to be said for Silicon Valley’s booming tech industry – from social media empires to the ever-growing Google & Apple companies, the area is consistently spitting […]

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Voting for Orchids & Onions now open

Vote for the 2017 Orchids & Onions It is that time of the year where we get the unique opportunity to call out our favorite and least favorite architecture, interior design, landscapes, architecture and historic preservation projects in San Diego from the past year. The Orchids & Onions nomination board is officially open! One of […]

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Wonderspaces San Diego

Wonderspaces San Diego

Didn’t make it to Burning Man, Salone de Mobile Milan, Sundance Film Festival or SXSW? Experience the art exhibits right here in San Diego with Wonderspaces! This summer, you can experience some of the most incredible interactive and digital art exhibits that were on display at top festivals, fairs and art galleries from around the […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday

Thursday, June 8th, marks the 150th birthday of the iconic architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright designed over one thousand building over the course of his career which were influential in our country’s architectural and cultural identity. To commemorate the milestone, historic Wright-designed sites, museums, and hotels are celebrating with special events over the next several months. […]

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Context Vol. 4: Neighborhoods 2027

Context v4

Context is a forum created by the San Diego Architectural Foundation’s commitment to keeping the conversation alive about the value of excellence in the built environment. The San Diego Architectural Foundation’ presents its fourth event in the Context Series. Context Volume 4: Neighborhoods 2027 aims to change the public perception about development in existing and […]

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