PRESS RELEASE: The Great Innovation Debate!

By Sharon Leshner on Sep 23, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Caroline Tiger 215-554-6840 THE GREAT INNOVATION DEBATE! Thursday, October 13, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Bresslergroup, 1216 Arch St., 7th Floor Join Bresslergroup, DMI, and Penn IPD for “The Great Innovation Debate,” a dmi:NightOut during DesignPhiladelphia 2016. Do innovative products result most consistently from user research pull or from new technology push? Think of the most disruptive products, the ones that changed society. Were they driven by user research or technology? Which will drive design’s most significant breakthroughs in the future? Hear industry professionals from Bresslergroup, Penn IPD, Comcast, Black & Decker, and... Read Full Story

Reimagine Kensington at DesignPhiladelphia

By Sharon Leshner on Sep 22, 2016

Reimagining Kensington: Revitalization of Waterloo Playground Monday, October 10th, 3pm to 5pm Waterloo Playground, 2501 Waterloo Street, Philadelphia 19133 Read more... Reimagining Kensington: Triple Bottom Line Happy Hour Monday, October 10th, 6pm to 8pm Honeygrow HQ, 1601-1699 North Front Street, Philadelphia 19122 $35 General Admission Read more... JDT International Inc ., Urban Roots and Connor Barwin’s Make the World Better Foundation are excited to share our collaborative work through two events as part of the 2016 DesignPhiladelphia festival. Under the heading of “Reimagining Kensington,” the two events are: (1) a public launch for the revitalization and redesign of Waterloo Park... Read Full Story

Top 20 DesignPhiladelphia Picks for Architects

By Sharon Leshner on Sep 21, 2016

Rendering of Schuylkill Yard. Image Courtesy of Drexel University

Architecture is always a key component in DesignPhiladelphia programming and this year there are a bevy of fascinating events that will provoke new avenues of thought and inspire excellence in architects, students, and enthusiasts alike. Here are some events that are sure to strike a chord with the designers of our built environment: 2016 Storefront Challenge Awards Celebration Thursday October 6th | 4:00PM - 6:00PM Help us celebrate the winners of this citywide contest—and meet the people behind the storefront facades that are making Philly a great place to live. More Info MEDstudio@JEFF presents THE BEACON in collaboration with Jenny... Read Full Story