When Less is More: The Upside of Downsizing
Wednesday, October 5th
12:00 – 2:00 PM
De Sousa Hughes, Showplace #220
Join the San Francisco Design Center as we proudly present October’s Designers’ Wednesday seminar! The legendary Paul Wiseman and Agnes Bourne will discuss the upside of downsizing which will be moderated by the one and only Geoffrey De Sousa.
Paul Vincent Wiseman, the founder and President of The Wiseman Group has lived and worked in San Francisco for the past thirty years, during which time he has become one of the most successful and respected interior designers in America. In the year 2000, The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) awarded Paul its coveted “Designer of the Year” award. In 2003 Paul received an Honorary Doctorate from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. For the past decade, work done by the company’s designers has been featured in Architectural Digest, where Paul continues to be honored on their list of the top 100 Designers.
A superstar in the design world, Agnes Bourne has not only developed her own line of furniture distributed nationally by Federated Department Stores, Bourne has also taught at Stanford University, California College of Arts and Crafts and the San Francisco Art Institute. She is a passionate advocate for good design and has served on the board of trustees for the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, National Design Museum and the Jackson Hole Center for the Arts, among others. She has been recognized with medals of distinction from the Smithsonian Institution and American Society of Interior Designers, as well as earning the trust and admiration of peers the world over.