Pretty With a Purpose – Dining By Design …..

I weigh a whopping 160 pounds, so I don’t have alot of weight to throw around.  However, when I do put my wee might behind something, I want it to be something close to my heart.  Hence why I am so excited to be part of this year’s DINING BY DESIGN, presented by DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.

This year’s event is shaping up to be simply amazing with tables from San Francisco’s top designers as well as a few national celebrities thrown in for good (and awesome) measure!  Take a peek at some of the concepts that are coming our way in two weeks…..

Tyler Bradford’s “Shipwrecked” concept….

Rapt Studio’s concept of  “representing the ‘connection to blood and the idea of passion’ through the collective inspirations and intertwining actions from multiple disciplines.”

John K.  Anderson Design’s concept of a fantasy flight back to 2001: A Space Odyssey….

Greenhouse Design Studio’s “Not Your Grandma’s Family Dinner” concept….

This is just a sample of some of the amazing concepts that will be on display that evening.  Designs from Jonathan Adler & Kravet, Gensler, La Crema Winery, Effen Vodka and a bevy of other talented retailers, vendors and designers will  be on display for the two-day event!  As an enthusiast of tablescaping, this is like my own little heaven on Earth.  I seriously can’t wait!

And I would be doing the event a disservice not to mention that proceeds will be going to support UCSF Positive Health Program (PHP) at San Francisco General Hospital.  So while it may be pretty….it’s pretty with a purpose.  So if you can, do your part by buying a ticket to the Table Hop & Taste on November 14th.  If you can’t attend, then show your support by following DIFFA SF via Twitter and on Facebook.

Okay, I am off to start my weekend…and by weekend, I mean more work.  This owning your own business is really eating into my TIVO time….

Happy Weekend!

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