Shake Shack Event: From Blueprints To Burgers

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Sep 25, 2017

Photo by Mary Costa

Join Shake Shack’s Design Team on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 7PM – 8PM for a walkthrough of the role design plays in the Shake Shack guest experience, from custom architectural design, including forward-thinking structural elements and compelling eco-friendly touches, to intangible brand identity, including the evolution of Shake Shack’s icons and logos. We’ll be meeting at the University City Shack on the 2nd floor (3200 Chestnut Street). Shake Shack’s architecture and design leaders will offer a peek behind the scenes of how a small design team effectively and consistently creates a start-to-finish guest experience. There will be a round-table... Read Full Story

DesignPhiladelphia Top Exhibitions

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Sep 25, 2017

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In addition to the 130+ events during the Festival, there are exhibitions openings all around the city. Read on for our picks of must-see exhibitions in Philadelphia this October. 1. Merge Exhibit October 4 th – 14 th | 12 PM – 12 PM What better way to commence week-long exhibitions, than having a Merge exhibit presented by the Architectural Glass Institute and constructed by the talents of students from the Finishing Trades Institute and Jefferson University. Also, learn more about MERGE at a panel discussion on Wednesday, October 11 th from 5 – 7:30 PM at the Center for... Read Full Story

Top 20 Events for Architects

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Sep 20, 2017

Photo Cred: Chris Kendig

This year DesignPhiladelphia boasts its largest festival to date with more than 130 planned events. As always, a good deal of programming is focused on architecture and the built environment, fascinating events that will provoke new avenues of thought and inspire excellence in architects, students, and enthusiasts alike. So in addition to attending the wildly popular Kickoff Party on October 4, here are some events that are sure to strike a chord with the designers of our built environment: 1. INTERSECTIONS: The Fluid Boundary Between Industrial Design and Architecture Thursday, October 5th | 12 – 2:30 PM Join IDSA Philadelphia... Read Full Story