Thank You for Celebrating A Decade of Design with DesignPhiladelphia!!

By Katrina Virbitsky on Oct 23, 2014

Fashion at Old City Fest; image by CJ Dawson Photography

Thank you to everyone who made the 2014 DesignPhiladelphia Festival a success! Our Festival is an annual event of the Philadelphia Center for Architecture, and this past week we celebrated our 10th anniversary. In over 130 events across the Greater Philadelphia area, 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. Read Full Story

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