Press Room


"Have-A-Heart Fundraiser" - Interior Design Magazine - 2019

"A Heart for Design" - Kitchen & Bath Business -    04/18/18

"SFDC Launches ‘Green and Bold’" - California    Home+Design - 01/21/10

"Gimme Shelter" - California Home+Design - 01/08

"Gimme Shelter" - 7x7 Magazine - 12/28/07

"PBD Has a Heart" - California Homes - Nov/Dec    2007

"Inspired Interiors" - Benefit - May/Jun 2007

"Crimson & Cocktails" - Benefit - Jul/Aug 2005



Philanthropy by Design Silent Auction -
San Francisco Chronicle (SFGATE) - 3/1/13

New exhibition aims to bridge art and design -
San Francisco Chronicle (SFGATE) - 12/06/09

The Northern California Service League -
San Francisco Chronicle PixPage - 01/13/08


Online Articles

The Power to be Valued - IIDA Design Matters

Design Philanthropy - IIDA Design Matters

St. Vincent De Paul MSCS - IIDA Design Matters

Philanthropy By Design: A Green Renaissance -    sfdesigncenter.com

Philanthropy By Design: A Green Renaissance -    SFDC @ A Glance

Charity Hang at Highland Hospital - The    Wallcovering Express, President's Column - 06/10

ArtHaus (San Francisco) widens the bridge    between art and design - Valerie Wills Interiors    Blog

Philanthropy By Design gets ready to Masquerade -    www.stylewylde.com - 10/20/10


Press Releases

A HeartFelt Story - 04/23/18

Turning Silver Into Green 25th Anniversary Event - 01/10/13

PBD Brings Ship Into Port At Aquatic Senior Center - 06/26/12

Philanthropy By Design Mid-Year Review - 07/01/11

Philanthropy By Design Honored with Award of
   Excellence By the International Green Industry
   Hall of Fame
- 04/05/11

The Have a Heart Masquerade Gala - Sensational -    12/28/10

Survivor's International - 06/16/08

NCSL - 12/26/07

Have a Heart - Pillow Talk - 03/15/07

A Heartfelt Story

Philanthropy By Design’s Have-A-Heart Fundraiser 2018

HeartFelt soared 25 floors in the exquisite landmark AT&T building, landing in the beautifully remodeled Knoll showroom. Here the design community and guests walked into an astonishing array of creations in FilzFelt, German-milled 100% wool design felt, all available for purchase through the Silent Auction.
See ALL the designer-created submissions >


30th Anniversary Party and Have-A-Heart Fundraiser

February 9, 2017

“HeARTlifting” attracted a great crowd to the Allsteel Showroom.




February 10, 2016

Our event in the beautiful Gunlocke/HBF showroom delighted guests with an array of Valentine’s Day-inspired Silent Auction donations - from jewelry to accessories to art, gourmet food, wearables and more! Nanci Scoular, Allsteel models her prize Marion Godart Paris Silk Shawl.




February 12, 2015

                        25th Anniversary

February 13, 2013

                        Masquerade logo

Click on any photo below for a slideshow from our sensational Have A Heart Masquerade Gala on October 28, 2010!

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