a. Purpose, planning, or intention that exists or is thought
to exist behind an action, fact, or material object.
b. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent.
Profiles by Catlin Snodgrass
Photography by Bryan Davis
Design revolves around solving problems, and in an industry that thrives on breakthroughs, sustainable innovations, and modernization, one might conclude it would require a remarkably brilliant mind to be capable of such artistry. Luckily, we managed to unearth six of San Francisco’s leading design talents who seem to be achieving exactly this. From architecture, to the fabrication of a conceptual piece of furniture; from the markedly established, to the promising aspirers; these are the six to watch—the six we believe are likely to save the world (or at least San Francisco, for now), one design at a time.