Valence Exhibited at San Francisco Design Week / by Kaii Tu

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“SF Local Design Market”

Exhibition and Design Mart Celebrates Bay Area Talent at Zinc Details;

Opening Reception June 12 for SF Design Week

(San Francisco, CA) Leading modern furniture showroom Zinc Details presents “SF Local Design Market,” a combined exhibition and design mart that will run from June 11 through June 17 with an opening reception on June 12 from 6 to 8 pm. In partnership with SF Design Week, “SF Local Design Market” is a cross between a conventional exhibition and design pop-up shop where Bay Area designers, artists and makers will be showcasing their products, which will also be for sale. The exhibition is sponsored by the Retail Design Institute: Northern California Chapter and the Industrial Design Society of American San Francisco Chapter.

At the opening reception on June 12, visitors to “SF Local Design Market” will have the chance to chat with exhibitors and view the latest new ideas and designs from the Bay Area. This fun evening also gives the public the opportunity to buy design directly from the creator, supporting emerging and established local talent. Light refreshments and drinks will be served.

“SF Local Design Market” participants include 3 Fish Studios, Rachael Gant, Jeremiah Collection, Meg O’Halloran, Beau Oyler and Jared Aller, PapaLlama, Justin Porcano, Kaii Tu, Nick and Beau Trincia, Jeni Tu, Mahsa Vanaki and design book publishers Gingko Press, which will be organizing a pop-up design bookstore.

“SF Local Design Market” will be held at the Zinc Details showroom located at 1905 Fillmore Street between Bush and Pine Streets. The event is free and open to the public. Please rsvp at rsvp@zincdetails.com.

About Zinc Details

Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Zinc Details is an independently owned showroom, gallery, modern design authority and essential resource for the San Francisco creative community.

Founded by Vasilios “Vas” Kiniris and his wife Wendy Nishimura Kiniris, Zinc Details assembles an exuberant mix of art, design and craft that is expertly curated from sources around the globe. With an ever-changing array of new products, this unique collection brings together brand names like Knoll, Herman Miller and Vitra with work by emerging talents and local Bay Area artists. Presenting playful groupings of furnishings, accessories and art, Zinc Details encourages visitors to make modern design a part of their daily lives and lifestyles.

“We’ve been successful because we do a lot more than sell furniture and home accessories—we are in the marketplace of ideas,” Vas says. “We’re also a gathering place for those working in, or holding a passionate interest in design for everyday living.”