2016 DesignPhiladelphia Kickoff Party Presented by Philadelphia University

By Elizabeth Paul on Jul 13, 2016

This year's DesignPhiladelphia Kickoff Party is definitely one for the masses. Presented by our title sponsor, Philadelphia University, this party is sure to be jam-packed with those in the design community know. Our super low early bird ticket price of $40 makes this year's event something everyone can attend. Hosted in the expansive warehouse of Provenance, the premiere destination for one-of-a-kind architectural salvage, located at 1801 N. American Street, #1E in Fishtown. Littered with architectural relics, the venue is sure to delight the senses and perhaps spark a little creativity. Buy your ticket before July 31 to take advantage of... Read Full Story

40 Local Artists and Designers to Follow on Instagram

By Sharon Leshner on Dec 3, 2015

Signs of Change Exhibition for DesignPhiladelphia. Image Credit: Chris Kendig Photography

Throughout DesignPhiladelphia, local organizations, Here's My Chance + Street Dept. presented a collection of 60 "Vote Here" signs as a part of the project, Next Stop: Democracy. Together, these artists' "Vote Here" signs created a 1-day, pop-up art installation across Philadelphia on Election Day, November 3rd. The signs were placed outside of polling locations around the city in an effort to celebrate civic engagement and shout out with art where to vote. Their DesignPhiladelphia exhibition was a huge success, and left the audience wanting more. Though the signs are no longer on display, you can still get your fill of... Read Full Story

Thank you! DesignPhiladelphia Wrap Up + Photos

By Sharon Leshner on Oct 26, 2015

We Can: A Beercan Pop Up Garden, Image Courtesy of The Trestle Inn

Thank you to everyone who made the 2015 DesignPhiladelphia Festival a success! Our Festival is the signature event of the Philadelphia Center for Architecture. From October 8th-16th we showcased the work of over 400 practicing architects, designers, and creative professionals and we demonstrated the force of Philadelphia’s design, tech, and collaborative business practices, in over 85 events across the Greater Philadelphia area, This year’s Festival kicked off at the Liao Collection, a striking gallery abounding with Antique Chinese and Japanese furniture, objects of art and textiles. Over 300 guests mixed, mingled, and experienced the debut of Pearl Street Passage. All... Read Full Story