An Interview with Mainline Art Center for the 2014 DesignPhiladelphia Festival

By Katrina Virbitsky on Aug 27, 2014

Main Line Art Center 2013 (post-renovation)

Face Value is a fine art exhibition by Architect Mark Khaisman, Digital Design Professor Nick Cassway, and Artist/Curator Steven Earl Weber. Utilizing technology, principles of contemporary design, and materials including packaging tape, computer cut stencils, and printed glass, these artists create internationally exhibited, critically acclaimed artwork that speaks to our perennial obsessions with pictorial representation, social dynamics, and commodification. Curated by Amie Potsic, Executive Director of Main Line Art Center, and presented in partnership with Pentimenti Gallery. Read Full Story

Ten Creations from Cloud Gehshan Associates for the 2014 DesignPhiladelphia Festival

By Katrina Virbitsky on Aug 26, 2014


CGA was honored to be a part of the project team for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington, D.C., scheduled for dedication on October 5, 2014. CGA designed a series of 48 interpretive glass panels for the memorial site featuring images, messages and powerful quotations from permanently disabled veterans. Extensive testing and review of panels were conducted with full-size mockups (as pictured above).

Project team: Michael Vergason Landscape Architects, Shalom Baranes Associates, Larry Kirkland Studios, Eckersley O’Callaghan, History Associates, Fluidity

Cloud Gehshan Associates is an internationally recognized environmental graphic design firm that undertakes projects in identity and placebranding, interpretive and interactive communication, signage, and wayfinding. Designers Ian Goldberg and Stephen Bashore are the co-chairs of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design’s Philadelphia Chapter. Read Full Story

SEPTEMBER workshops around town

By Katrina Virbitsky on Aug 25, 2014

For the past ten years, DesignPhiladelphia has produced a picture of the talent, diversity, and opportunities available in this great city. But, those opportunities are available all year long in Philadelphia’s diverse design communities, just check out this schedule o August workshops handpicked by our DP team from some of the busiest coworking spaces in Philadelphia. Read Full Story