Metropolis Magazine for the 2014 DesignPhiladelphia Festival

By Katrina Virbitsky on Oct 16, 2014

Join us for a “round-robin” conversation with Susan S. Szenasy, longtime Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Metropolis Magazine and; Hilary Jay, Director of the Center for Architecture; and Joseph G. Brin, architect, artist, and writer. A book signing of Szenasy, Design Advocate will follow. Read Full Story

Lairs of Self: the 2014 DesignPhiladelphia Closing Celebration

By Katrina Virbitsky on Oct 13, 2014

DesignPhiladelphia proudly presents, Lairs of Self, the closing program for the Festival’s 10th anniversary. Designers Sean Martorana and Dejha Ti have created an immersive installation - an imaginative integration of projection mapping, filmed design experiments, and interactive elements. 360 degree video projections wrap onto the colossal walls of the 5,000 square foot Crane Arts’ Icebox, and appear precisely on a 12 foot, one ton sculpture made of Dupont™ Corian®. (It’s not just for counter tops anymore!) Read Full Story

Roche Bobois for the 2014 DesignPhiladelphia Festival

By Katrina Virbitsky on Oct 11, 2014

To celebrate Roche Bobois’ 40th anniversary in the United States, the French high-end furniture design company has collaborated with an outstanding American designer, Stephen Burks, on The Traveler Collection - which captures a multi-cultural and well-traveled way of life. Read Full Story