DesignPOP for the 2014 DesignPhiladelphia Festival

By Katrina Virbitsky on Sep 23, 2014

Join Lisa S. Roberts, author of Antiques of the Future, as she presents a brief introduction to her new book DesignPOP, a cleverly photographed and beautifully created book that highlights game-changing product designs since the year 2000. Stay for a screening of an episode of her 2011 TV docu-drama “My Design Life,” featuring DesignPOP. Afterwards, join Lisa Roberts for a book signing in The Museum Store. Read Full Story

Press Release Designing for Millennials: AOL Senior Manager of Strategic Insights Shares Research on What Makes Millennials Tick

By Katrina Virbitsky on Sep 22, 2014

Every designer must know their audience in order to make a creative impact. During this year’s DesignPhiladelphia Festival, Digitas Health LifeBrands will be hosting an evening talk with AOL’s Senior Manager of Consumer Analytics & Research Maureen Dawson. Dawson will present AOL’s research on the Millennial Generation. Applying this research to the world of design, Maureen will delve into how designers from all disciplines can better understand Millennials and successfully target this powerful generation. Read Full Story

Wexler Gallery for the 2014 DesignPhiladelphia Festival

By Katrina Virbitsky on Sep 22, 2014

Join mixed media artist Dan Cutrone as he speaks about his interest in exploring the relationship between the natural world and a digitally designed world. Cutrone’s work combines traditional glass making techniques with the aid of computerized design programs and machinery. One foot in the hand-made and one foot in the manufactured world is where Cutrone’s work lies, embracing the overlap between art, craft and design. Read Full Story