Sometimes the best way to be inspired is to go out and explore events held in your city. Getting away from the computer for a little bit won’t hurt ya! If you guys have any events happening nearby your town, please don’t hesitate to share with us.

Dwell on Design
June 5-8, 2008
Los Angeles, CA
“Everything you ever wanted to know about modern design in one very big place: 200+ exhibitors, an entire neighborhood of full-scale prefab structures completely landscaped and furnished by Dwell.”

Renegade Craft Fair
June 14-15, 2008
Brooklyn, NY
The Renegade Craft Fair features hundreds of vendors, tens of thousands of shoppers and more than a few design tastemakers.

TDC54 & TDC2 2008
July 29-August 22, 2008
The One Club, NY
For TDC members, competition selectees, and the press, the New York opening of the exhibition of winning entries for the TDC Competitions, TDC54 and TDC2 2008, in typographic and typeface design.

SF Design Week
June 15-22, 2008
San Francisco Mayor, Gavin Newsom, has once again declared, as “Design Makes a Difference Week” in San Francisco. AIGA SF will be sponsoring a full week of events and an exhibit highlighting the diversity and professionalism of the design community.

2008 Academy of Art University Annual Spring Show
May 23-July 25, 2008
Academy of Art University
601 Brannan St., San Francisco
Students from all departments showcase their amazing, fresh talents. June 7th is the Academy’s exclusive spring show open house for prospective students and family.

AIGA/LA | 180: U-turns From The Intersection Of Design And Culture
June 27, 2008
Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles
AIGA/LA presents a series of conversations that go beyond traditional design. AIGA/LA will welcome installation artist and landscape architect, Andy Cao as well as projection artist and world peace supporter, Bart Kresa for a conversation about how material, texture and light support and move the experience of design.