DesignPhiladelphia 2015 Info Session

By Nova Harris on May 4, 2015

Bario Neal Open Studio 2014. Photo by Lendl Tellington

Interested in participating in DesignPhiladelphia 2015? Join the DesignPhiladelphia team at the 2015 Festival Information Session next week to learn all of the ways in which you can participate in this annual citywide endeavor. Topics will include what's new for event partners, ways to collaborate with like-minded and/or conveniently located partners, and a demo of our event listing and management features of our website. We'll also update you on the Pearl Street Passage project, as well as introduce some of this year's major production partners. What's New? This year's theme is SHIFT. We are inspired by the rapid changes in... Read Full Story

Pearl Street Passage Teams Announced!

By Nova Harris on Apr 7, 2015

1200 Block of Pearl Street; Concept Rendering. Courtesy of Groundswell Design Group & Asian Arts Initiative
This past March, architects, artists, builders and creative professionals of all types applied to take part in DesignPhiladelphia's 2015 marquee event, Pearl Street Passage . After much deliberation, the curatorial committee and DesignPhiladelphia are happy to announce the teammembers who will help build Philadelphia's next great public space! The following multidisciplinary teams were assembled based on a unique mix of experience, past works, and creative missions. We also received interest from a few students/young professionals, who have been included as Students/Junior Members. Drumroll, please... The teams for the 2015 Pearl Street Passage project will be: Team 1: Scout – Urban... Read Full Story

Pearl Street Passage Participants Update

By Nova Harris on Mar 18, 2015

Attention all creative folks! We would like to update you on a few of the improvements we have made since our Pearl Street Passage Information Session on February 24th; including finding a solution that will not require individual team members to have their own separate insurance policies! Due to this important change, the deadline to confirm your interest has been extended to March 24th. Read Full Story