Design Soup: A Multidisciplinary Design Showcase | SF Design Week Event

Hosted by michael, Nate Padgett & Joe Baker
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About Event

Join us for a tasting of design in all its physical forms, with hardware, physical products, furniture, architecture, and art on display at Studio 45. 

Studio 45 is a coworking and event space located in Bernal Heights that provides the workspace, tools, resources, and community to build a business making physical products.

Different members who build at Studio 45 will be sharing work.This is paired with an open showcase for the professional creative community to demo physical objects. If you're in hardware, product, art, architecture, furniture or robotics and have something to share, apply here.

🎁 Those selected to showcase will be offered a discounted membership at Studio 45. We'll have a standup and pitch portion where one finalist will be offered a 6 month free membership. 

Come see work from:

  • John Gearty is CEO of Pulsejet Studios, which specializes in immersive music experiences, namely VR Music Videos and Concerts. They'll be sharing our creative approach along with a few recent examples of our work that audience members can enjoy in headset.

  • Devan Ponce's design practice is focused around craft and ecology. They value design solutions that make sense for a sustainable climate future. They are interested in material innovation paired with objects that push boundaries with aesthetics and production.

  • Kat Zhembrovska, a multidisciplinary designer, will be sharing Doras, a sculptural lighting piece along with Intent, slipcast pottery.

  • William Callahan of Tamalpais has iconic joinery for urban wooden furniture that he will display.

  • Carolyn Xu is a Bay Area based ceramicist who will be showing some unique pieces, including a tic tac toe board.

  • Joseph Baker will be showcasing mujintō, a collection of digital islands that developed into a physical habitat for media.  Built in-house, this installation shows the essence of collaboration between Studio 45, creatives, and technical talents.

  • Giovanni Donelli, co-founder and Head of Product at Astropad will be sharing their ipad drawing board.


6:30p-7:30p - Studio45 member open house. Walk and tour the space and hear from architects, designers, and founders to see what’s being built. 

7:30p-8:30p - Community showcase, we’ll have top 15 creative professionals share 2 minute pitches about their work. Finalist will be selected by vote for winning a 6 month membership to work at Studio 45. 

Thank you to the organizers of SF Design Week for helping bring the community together.