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Who We Are

The Bold Italic is continuously striving to combine unique content, groundbreaking design, and exclusive events that inspire our readers to get out and experience the city. With a curated lens on all things San Francisco, we have the attention of avid city readers, social conveners, and creative professionals.

Have a unique message that begs to be told? Get the attention of our audience through our website, blog, active social media channels, and newsletter. If you’d prefer to reach people face to face in the real world, partner with us on an event or let us help you craft your own.

Our Products & Work


Signature Events

Sponsorship, Sampling, Brand Integration

The Bold Italic brings our editorial narrative to life through a series of signature events. Teaming up with the best San Francisco has to offer, we produce one of a kind experiences for that are unique, educational, and fun. From exclusive private supper clubs with top chefs, to formal dance series with a ‘60s throwback feel, or field trips that take us outside city limits, The Bold Italic is constantly creating a wide variety of events for San Franciscans to enjoy.

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Event Production

From Concept to Execution

We are experts in creating rich, bespoke offline experiences that leave lasting impressions. The Bold Italic can curate and produce events to accomplish your brand’s goals. Types of events we produce include parties, activations, guerilla marketing, block parties, company outings, speaker series, and dinner parties.

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Creative Services

Copywriting, Art Direction, Custom Activation

We work with our extensive contributor network to create engaging content with a voice that will inspire and inform. Services include copywriting, graphics, installation design, videos, and custom publications.

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Banner, Sponsored Stories, Newsletter

We’re in the business of unearthing backstories and spotlighting maverick characters and bold ideas – the elements that define a brand’s value. Since our inception at IDEO, we’ve worked closely with select partners and valued clients to tell their stories to upwardly mobile 20 and 30 somethings. Our campaigns bring brands to life through traditional advertising and sponsored stories.

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Custom Artifacts, Retail Items, Gifts

The Bold Italic is passionate about design and commemorating our narratives with tangible items. Let’s collaborate to tell your story with a beautiful and unique product.

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Content Syndication

Distinctive Storytelling, Captivating Presentation

Our content consists of subjective, deep dives told with passion and personality, with sense-making insights into the rapidly shifting urban landscape, coupled with unique and beautiful design elements. Let The Bold Italic help you tell the stories that will activate and inspire yours.

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Our Partners

Meet the folks we’ve been stoked to do business with.

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