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San Diego Design Week 2022

9 AM - 9 PM, ongoing daily from September 21, 2022 until September 25, 2022.
Multiple locations
Most events are free, though some require tickets at various costs. Some virtual options.

San Diego Design Week 2022 explores the influences and inspiration of design in all its forms across the San Diego-Tijuana region. Presented by the Mingei, it features 90+ events, exhibitions, panels, discussions, tours, workshops and more across San Diego and Tijuana.

Programming at a glance:

Highlights:
'Processing' at The Hill Street Country Club, featuring designer Nicholas Bijan Pourfard, sculptor Stephen Hartzog, ceramicist Sofia Limon and sculptor Evan Lopez. This group exhibition explores functional art and process- and materials-based design, and will be open to the public for just one day (Sept. 24) and on view by appointment only for the rest of Design Week.

'Fungi: Sculpturally Hand Woven Silk and Horse Tail Fungi Clusters' by fiber artist Rachel Ehlin-Smith at Trash Lamb Gallery. This window installation (viewable from outside, any time) will have a reception on Sept. 24.

Present Your Work With Confidence: A Storytelling Workshop for Designers by Stacey Edelstein and Nathan Young on Sept 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

'Unforeseen Cuisine: Global Inspiration from your Spice Kitchen' presented by the International Rescue Committee Small Business Development Center, with entrepreneurs preparing dishes from their home countries with modern twists. To be notified of session times and dates, subscribe here.

ICA Family Day, featuring activities revolving around the current exhibitions from artist-in-residence Yaw Owasu and regional artist Carolina Caycedo. Sept. 24 from 12-2 p.m.

Tijuana Mosaico is a fiber art mural from Olivia Arreguin and Leigh Suarez, inspired by Tijuana design. It'll be on view at Seaside Papery in Coronado, Sept. 24 from 1-4 p.m.

'Border Inspiration: Port of Entry - Downtown Tijuana Pedestrian Route' by Tatiana Perez/Se Hace Arquitectura is a self-guided tour of Tijuana available every day of Design Week

'Posters of Your Imagination' is an exhibition of posters designed by local artists, on view with a happy hour on Sept. 23 from 5-7 p.m., the annual Art Produce Garden Party Fundraiser on Sept. 24, and will be on view through Nov. 12, 2022.

'Julius Shulman: Modern San Diego' is a design talk by historian Keith York about the iconic architectural photographer Julius Shulman and his work in the region. Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. at 3789 1/2 Park Blvd.

'Meet Us at the Map: Inspiring Ocean Conservation through Public Art' is a project tour of "The Map," by Robin Brailsford and Wick Alexander at the Walter Munk Education Plaza in La Jolla. Sept. 24 at 2 p.m.

'Mod Swap' at Objects USA is an outdoor market on Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. featuring collectors with their midcentury ware for swap or purchase.

Julia Dixon Evans, KPBS

Programming links:
For the full schedule of programs, go here.
For a map of the programs, go here.
Para español, haga clic aquí.

Related links:
San Diego Design Week on Instagram
San Diego Design Week on Facebook
San Diego Design Week on Twitter
San Diego Design Week on YouTube

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.