get pumped for designphiladelphia 2014 on flying kite media

By Katrina Virbitsky on Sep 16, 2014

DesignPhiladelphia, one of the city's most beloved annual institutions, returns October 9-17 with a slate of immersive, invigorating events. Engineered to showcase the role of design in everyday life, the festival will highlight the work of 450 of the Philadelphia's most inventive thinkers and organizations in more than 120 events -- the majority of which are free. Read Full Story

Metropolis Point of View: DesignPhiladelphia to Foster "Extreme Collaborations" in Medicine and Design

By Katrina Virbitsky on Sep 16, 2014

After decades of research and teaching, Dr. Peter Lloyd Jones founded, and now directs, the breakthrough MEDstudio@JEFF, at The Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia. This research and education incubator seeks to imbue medical education with design thinking and practice “always filtered through human experience,” as Jones says. “Design is a humanistic pursuit.” Read Full Story

Art Market at Tyler for the 2014 DesignPhiladelphia Festival

By Katrina Virbitsky on Sep 16, 2014

The Art Market at Tyler has turned into something that is so much more than a fine art and craft fair. In three short years they've expanded their show into a powerful collection of artists, organizations, and programming that helps unify and support the Philadelphia art scene. Check out what they have going on this year: Read Full Story