Amplify Dedication at Union Transfer

By Katrina Virbitsky on Jul 11, 2014

Join artist Ben Volta and members of the Restorative Justice Guild program for the dedication of Amplify, a mural that mimics sounds projecting from a gramophone and amplifying as it moves across the wall. Guild members explored and extensively photographed the Union Transfer building and collectively developed a unique design reflecting on properties of music, sounds and the amplification of voice. Enjoy live music, tasty summer treats, and more at this special event. Read Full Story

Early Bird Tickets Now Available for our 10th Anniversary Popup Place Kickoff Party + Benefit

By Katrina Virbitsky on Jul 10, 2014

DesignPhiladelphia's 10th anniversary festival launches on the evening of October 8th with an experiential benefit and cocktail party not-to-be-missed! This year's kick off is hosted by Emmy Award-winning digital agency Bluecadet in their new 8,400 square-foot design headquarters in Fishtown - a neighborhood that has quickly become a Philadelphia design destination. PopUp Place guests will explore how inspired design intersects cutting-edge technology and enjoy delicious food and drink while mingling with designers and creatives, movers, and shakers. Read Full Story

Pearl Street Cleanup with Rick Lowe and Asian Arts Initiative

By Katrina Virbitsky on Jul 9, 2014

As part of Asian Arts Initiative’s residency with Rick Lowe and the Pearl Street Project, AAI is hosting a series of community-sourced weekly mini-events along Pearl Street throughout the summer. The series is designed to activate the alley with creative ideas from the Chinatown North and Callowhill communities, and is meant to encourage neighbors and visitors to get together to share and exchange talents and interests. Read Full Story