2018 Better Together Design Exhibition - Call for Entries

May 5 2018 - 4:28pm

Call for Entries

Design has the power to inspire, enable, and uplift- to bring people together. “Better Together” is an annual design exhibition that celebrates the diversity and excellence of the design practice within the Bay Area, and aims to recognize Bay Area designers and companies of all disciplines. IDSA curates an annual collection of graphic, industrial, environmental, experiential, and architectural work open to public during SF Design Week.

  • Exhibit work for five days at the CCA gallery
  • Showcase your product or service to the San Francisco design community
  • Special recognition at the Better Together Opening Night Event
  • Gain exposure by being featured on the IDSA website and communications

2018 Timeline

May 11 @ 11:59 PM PST
Deadline for exhibitor applications

May 18
Announcement of acceptance

May 25
Application fees due

June 11 - 14
Exhibition open to the public
Opening night event 

June 15 - 16
Exhibition break down


Open to all Bay Area professionals, students and design enthusiasts with a background or work experience in design. Nominated work can be conceptual, in full production, or anything in between.


Non member of IDSA Member of IDSA
$25 submission Free submission
$75 participation fee $50 participation fee


Intellectual Property and License

All works submitted will remain the exclusive property of the Entrant. IDSA (further defined as Sponsor and Producer respectively) will have the right to use all of the Works submitted as part of the Show, and all images depicted therein, in any promotion or for any non-commercial purpose. By submitting the Work, the Entrant grants the Sponsor and Producer the non-exclusive, unlimited and royalty-free rights to publish in all media now known or hereafter discovered, and publicly display all Work for an unlimited period and worldwide.