welcome to the 8th annual
designphiladelphia festival 2012 Take a look at what’s going on here. From both within the region and across the nation, Philadelphia’s reputation as a dynamic area brimming with a strong creative community is increasingly expanding. We believe that. We believe that Philadelphia is a completely unique environment, providing great opportunities for design exploration and innovation through the wealth of cultural institutions, universities, city agencies, and a growing entrepreneurial base. You’ll see all that at the Festival through the breadth and depth of over 120 events taking place over a five-day span. There are far too many for any one person to take in, but that simply shows the excitement, the energy and the enthusiasm our partners across the city are eager to share. Page through and pick a few places to go, discussions to hear, exhibitions to see, and experiences to have, knowing that there will be more coming throughout the year. And that’s the big news. DesignPhiladelphia is rapidly progressing into a year-round, open source, live design initiative, and online social networking platform for the city’s universities, companies, students, consumers, collectors, visitors, and professionals. This October is only the start.
MISSION DesignPhiladelphia demonstrates, supports and promotes the ability that design has to generate innovation, solve problems, enhance daily life, and influence both the perception and economics of the region.
photo by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Hilary Jay, Founding Director
photo by Jackie Starker
Listings by Program Type
4 – 14
Wednesday, October 10
16 – 32
Thursday, October 11
33 – 53
Friday, October 12
54 – 69
Saturday, October 13
70 – 87
Sunday, October 14
88 – 101
102 – 112
113 – 115
Charlotte Moss, A Visual Life: Scrapbook, Collages & Inspirations Marketplace Design Center 2400 Market Street, Grand Hall, 4th Floor
The Design of Healing, Rosalyn Cama DuPont™ Corian® Dialog on Design Lecture Series Corian Design® Studio October 10
Color Stories, Mark Woodman DuPont™ Corian® Dialogues on Design Lecture Series Corian® Design Studio Marketplace Design Center 2400 Market Street, Suite 403 LAMINAM - The Largest and Thinnest Ceramic Slab Ever Seen | Garden State Tile 2401 Walnut Street
Pan Am Blue and Powder Room Pink: How Chemistry Created Vintage Modern Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut Street
Art and Urban Change: A Conversation With Candy Chang | City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program The Arts Garage, 1533 Ridge Avenue
Multifaceted + Self - Generated Steve DeCusatis Design First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, 2125 Chestnut Street
How to Create a Custom Design Look for Your Home Luxe Home Philadelphia 1308 Chestnut Street
Designing the Patch Adams Free Clinic Patch Adams Free Clinic Phildelphia October 14
Reframing the View LRSLAstudio Landscape Architects / Bloomfield and Associates Architects, 1550 Latimer Street
Perelman Building, Fairmount and Pennsylvania Avenues
events PopUp Place | DesignPhiladelphia’s KICK-OFF Provenance Architecturals 912 Canal Street
Sound Sculptures-Tour PRA’s Percent for Art Collection Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) Citywide, Do at your own leisure!
Createadelphia 2 | Campus Philly Herman Miller Showroom, 1818 Market #200 October 11
The Way Things Are | Locks Gallery 600 Washington Square South
I Have Always Relied on the Kindness of Strangers Collab : Philadelphia Museum of Art
Connecting Experiences Across Screens Digitas Health The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, 11th Floor
The URBN Center Drexel university, 3501 Market Street
Drexel University, University City Campus, Room TBD
The Creation of Ravenwood: M. Night Shyamalan’s Home | The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Philadelphia Chapter DuPont™ Corian® Dialogues on Design Lecture Series Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street
Crafting Material Effects with Mode | Modelab/ Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Philadelphia’s Mega-Museums: Iconic Forms Over Function? The Architect’s Newspaper Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2008-2010 Delancey Place
Marketplace Design Center 2400 Market Street, Suite 403
Storefront Challenge | Philadelphia Department of Commerce and Community Design Collaborative The Center for Architecture, 1216 Arch Street
Celebrating LAGOS 35th Anniversary | LAGOS the Store 1735 Walnut Street
Fast Forward >> What’s Next for Philly? AIA Philadelphia Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street
Creating Content Worth Watching Amber Luther / Runtime
2007 Walnut Street, 2nd floor, above the Irish Pub near 20th and Walnut
reInspire: Art-from-the-Arts Design Challenge Week The Resource Exchange 2829 Cedar Street (Cambria Street entrance)
Coworking Happy Hour | CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia The Philadelphia Building: 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320
Cat Walk Promenade - CandyCoated Trunk Show in Rittenhouse Square | Candy Depew and the Philadelphia Art Alliance Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rittenhouse Square, 251 South 18th Street
Philadelphia Art Alliance
109 South 13th St, #3N
LRSLAstudio Landscape Architects / Bloomfield and Associates Architects 1550 Latimer Street
Art Market at Tyler | Tyler Community Tyler School of Art, Temple University, 1001 North 13th Street
Premiere Nora Kogan Jewelry Trunk Show, Cocktails & Conversation | Scarlett Alley
David Trubridge: Southern Lights | Wexler Gallery
Reframing the View
2012 Citywide Neighborhood Preservation Conference A Sense of Place: Weaving Neighborhood Fabric Back Together Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
Printing in the Open Workshop | The Print Center 1614 Latimer Street
Arch Street Meetinghouse, 4th & Arch Streets
Eggersmann Studio Philadelphia Reception Eggersmann Studio Philadelphia
Building Your Web Design Business Tactile Design Group
Chestnut Hill’s New Quaker Meetinghouse and James Turrell’s Skyspace | Chestnut Hill Friends New Meetinghouse Project
Temple University Student Faculty Center, 3340 North Broad Street, 2nd Floor
Philly Works: Exhibit Book Release In collaboration With the Philadelphia Art Alliance
Living HyLo Style: A Fall 2012 Lookbook | HyLo Boutique 333 S. 20th Street
Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Tour 1300 Market Street, 3rd floor
Movie Matter | IKstudio
Philadelphia’s Green Affordable Housing Tour Connelly House, 1212 Ludlow Street
1101 N. Hancock Street, Unit 101 210 South 34th Street Meyerson Hall, Lower Gallery
Public Space: Public Connections | The Arcade 1601 Market Street
1219 Vine Street, 2nd Floor Free Happy Hour and Underdogs | Bluecadet
Horrible Adorables: New Works by Jordan Elise Perme Art Star 623 North 2nd Street
Meaningful Action Tour and Workshop The Action Mill
Loxley Court, 321 Arch Street
241 Race Street 201 North 3rd Street
October 12 October 12
Alternate Book Covers | Quirk Books & Drink Philly October 11
239 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor - Unit B
events Sustainable Streets Scavenger Hunt | The Mayorâ€™s Office of Transportation and Utilities & the Philadelphia Water Department
Mural Dedication: Written in Wood The Center for Art in Wood and the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program 141 North 3rd Street
Next to Normal, with Theatrical Design Discussion Arden Theatre Company 40 North 2nd Street
Draw the Line | Hunt Fike Design 734 Pine Street
Flos 50 | OLC 152 North Third Street
Tales the Cocktail Tells | More Than Old 144 North 3rd Street
Adrian Pearsall Furniture Exhibit/Presentation ReMOD Gallery 38 South 3rd street
1100 Filbert Street (12th and Arch Streets)
Popup Playground | Pennsylvania Horticultural Society & Public Workshop 1905 Walnut Street (open lot)
1828 East Passyunk Avenue
1200 Callowhill Street
Green Wall Design | Urban Jungle October 13
Bridge + Tunnel Bike Ride | Trophy Bikes University City 30th Street Station, 30th and Market Streets
The Rolling Stones: Portraits and Performance Photographs | Calderwood Gallery, 20th Century Design and Photography October 14
Explore Southeast by Southeast | City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program October 14
Granville Studios Grand Opening, Featuring Scrap Scrap Putt Putt | Granville Studios October 14
Design Advocacy Group Tenth Anniversary Party Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street
South Philly in South Philly Avalon Clare at Fringe Salon
2137 North American Street October 13
Urban Design Walking Tour: South Philadelphia Benjamin Cromie, AICP Capitolo Playground, 9th and Federal Streets (entrance on 9th)
3711 Market Street Design VIADUCTgreene/ DesignPhiladelphia VIADUCTgreene | Underground Arts
1927 South 7th Street
Music + Design | Kingâ€™s Music
Show & Tell | NextFab
631 North Broad Street
Explore Philly Painting | City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program 2500-2800 blocks of Germantown Avenue
Passyunk Square District
1526 E. Passyunk Avenue
Behind the Counter at the Reading Terminal Market Friday Architects/Planners, Inc
PSCA Home Tour Passyunk Avenue Civic Association (PSCA)
1728 East Passyunk Avenue October 12
Community Garden Design | Passyunk Square Civic Association Passyunk Gardens, Wharton and Passyunk Avenue
Columbus Square Recreation Center, 1200 Wharton Street
Drinking In The Essence of DesignReasons Allegra & Dolores / DesignReasons 343 East Wynnewood Road, Merion Station PA
workshops Creative Cloud™ and Creative Suite® 6 Workshop for Designers | AIGA Philadelphia and Adobe
The Switched-On Garden 002 | Data Garden at Bartram’s Garden 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard
Open Air | Rafael Lozano-Hemmer Commissioned by the Association for Public Art Benjamin Franklin Parkway
exhibitions Making It: Alumni Works ‘02-’12
Jewelry Workshop | Anthropologie October 12
The University of the Arts, 320 South Broad Street, Hamilton Hall
Four Corners: Design from Philly Surrounds Royce Epstein and Caroline Tiger
Draw the Line | Hunt Pike Design Journal Workshop | Anthropologie October 13
Jewelry Workshop | Anthropologie 1801 Walnut Street
Cut Cut Cut: A Collection of Wallpapers Inspired by Traditional Cut Paper Crafts Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic
Mobileworkshop | Institute of Dress In front of Minima, 118 North 3rd Street
1801 Walnut Street
1912 South Street
2215 East Tioga Street October 11
Framing Philly: An Interactive Art Attack in WordPress Hussian School of Art
734 Pine Street
Transforming Education through Design-Thinking Workshop | Philadelphia University’s Strategic Design MBA- The MBA for Hybrid Thinkers & Design-Lab Schools, LLC
Introduction to Letterpress Workshop | Red Wheel Press/HYMY Industries
Amber Luther / Runtime
1801 Walnut Street
Make a Handbag with On 3 Designs | Spool
Creating Content Worth Watching
The Bourse: Art Attack, 111 South Independence Mall East, Suite 300
804 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia University, Kanbar Performance Space, 4201 Henry Avenue
Hacker Masquerade DIY Mask Workshop The Hacktory
2007 Walnut Street, 2nd floor, above the Irish Pub, 20th and Walnut
1726 E Passyunk Ave Instagram Accordian Book | Casa Papel
3711 Market Street
Simple ReUpholstering Workshop | Era Atomica
The Day of the Dead Symbolism in Latin | American Craft Eye’s Gallery, 402 South Street
The University of the Arts, Connelly Auditorium, Room 806, 211 South Broad Street
Minima Gallery, 118 North 3rd Street
above l below l beyond Next American City, Storefront for Urban Innovation 2816 West Girard Avenue
Transformation/Underground Stations Broad/Spring Garden Subway Station and Broad/Girard Subway Station
Sculptors October 10
Gathering Voice: Learning Through Photography at Moore Moore College of Art & Design and the Center City District, East Market Street, Between 6th Street and City Hall
4500 Worth Street Men of Craft | Nice Things Handmade 1731 East Passyunk Avenue Provenance Architecturals, 912 Canal Street
Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 South 18th Street Three Generations of Book Collectors: The Evan Turner Gift | Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Earth Air Fire Water | Egan Day October 11
Business Backwards with Mushmina: Designing in the Developing World Mushmina, 1540 South Street #1 2200 Walnut Street
October 11 October 11
Studio Furniture, Woodturnings and Ceramics: 1930-2012 Moderne Gallery, 111 North 3rd Street
Shine 110 CHURCH | gallery, 110 Church Street
Distinctive Design Show & Sale National Liberty Museum 321 Chestnut Street
72 North 2nd Street
Camera Obscura Saturday at Gallery 339 Gallery 339, 339 South 21st Street Catagenesis — How Dyeing Isn’t Dying | Philadelphia
Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up | Community Design Collaborative Philadelphia Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street
Gary Magakis | The Snyderman-Works Galleries Ongoing
Ronaldus Shamask: Form, Fashion, Reflection Philadelphia Museum of Art Ongoing
Stained Glass in Victorian Era Philadelphia Karen Lightner / Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street, Art Hallway Gallery, 2nd Floor
SUPERLUMENARY: A Brown Bag Digital Art Exhibit 319 North 11th Street, #2J
Vista Sans Wood Type Project | AIGA Philadelphia
Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave October 12
Locals Only: Neon Signs inspired by your favorite dive
303 Cherry Street October 12
REAPPEARS: Paper & Patterns, Graffiti Fabric & Flowers Millesimé 41 South 3rd Street
219 South 6th Street
340 Brown Street
Julia Blaukopf: SURFACE | Michael Garden/CITYSPACE
Qualities of Life in Philadelphia | PHILLY WORKS
St. Clement’s Episcopal Church
260 South 16th Street
/adaptations/ | Curated by Ginni Stiles
Liturgy & Lace: Antique Ecclesiastical Needlework 2013 Appletree Street
Fruit Follows Function | Charter High School for Architecture and Design AIA Bookstore, 7th and Sansom Streets
open studios notes
RKM Architects Open Studio Lantern House, 1230 Marlborough Street
OPEN STUDIO: Erdy McHenry Architecture 915 North Orianna Street
Stanev Potts Architects Open House Stanev Potts Architects 1103 Spruce Street
Cloud Gehshan Associates Open House 400 Market Street, Suite 300
Christ Church Open House & Sale Christ Church Neighborhood House 20 North American Street
CHADâ€™s Open House | Charter High School for Architecture + Design 105 South 7th Street
Open Studio Goldthorpe & Edwards, Ltd., Interior Design 217 Vine Street
Big Ideas, Small Space: 2600 Groceries in 260 Square Feet | Green Aisle Grocery 1618 East Passyunk Avenue
Jewelry Repair and Restoration | Sermania Jewelry 1719 East Passyunk Avenue
Up and Dirty | Shift Space Design LLC 2313 Fairmount Avenue
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Design District Wednesday October 10th Northern Liberties is reinventing itself. Once lined with mills, leather tanneries, tool making factories, paint and chemical works, and other manufacturers, the area was the red light district of Philadelphia in the early 20th century. No more. The rapidly developing neighborhood is experiencing fast growth of retail shops, galleries, bars and restaurants. Its constantly shifting streetscape has made NoLibâ€™s one of Philadelphiaâ€™s most distinct and architecturally diverse regions of the city.
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photo by Johanna Austin
DESIGNPHILADELPHIA FESTIVAL KICK-OFF PARTY Join us for an evening of design exhibitions, fashion showcases, and outdoor revelry, set on the fringe of Northern Liberties at Provenance Architecturals, a 10,000 square-foot salvage warehouse. COCKTAIL PARTY BENEFIT WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012 5:30 – 7:30PM at PROVENANCE ARCHITECTURALS 912 CANAL STREET | CROSS STREET: POPLAR
PopUp Place Continues The benefit celebration will roll into the PopUp Place Street Party, igniting the 900 block of cobblestone Canal Street, at the doors of Provenance from 7:30 – 10pm. The street party is free and open to the public. COME EARLY AND SUPPORT DESIGNPHILADELPHIA. STAY LATE AND ENJOY THE NIGHT.
• Celebrate with the 2012 Design Champion Award winner • Indulge in fabulous fare from 12th Street Catering • Hang out in the pallet lounge by Bonzai Homes • Catch the So Re Fa fashion show produced by Arcadia Boutique • Sip signature cocktails by Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction • Experience /adaptations/ – an exhibition on sustainable design • Build an interactive architectural structure with Public Workshop • View outdoor projections by Matt Suib and Nadia Hironaka
Proceeds support the Festival and DesignPhiladelphia’s year-round programming TICKETS: Design Advocate: $60 Design Shaker: $100 Design Hero: $200 DESIGNPHILADELPHIA.TICKETLEAP.COM/POPUP
FREE PARKING AVAILABLE | ENTER VIA DELAWARE AVENUE 18
Making It: Alumni Works ‘02-’12 The University of the Arts 320 South Broad Street, Hamilton Hall Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9am-8pm The University of the Arts is pleased to invite you to Making IT: Alumni Works ‘02-’12. A juried exhibition of art & design works by recent undergraduate and graduate alumni. Exhibit will be on view October 9-29, 2012. Free and open to the public. www.uarts.edu 2157176607 / firstname.lastname@example.org event
Celebrating LAGOS 35th Anniversary LAGOS the Store 1735 Walnut Street Wednesday, October 10, 2012 10am-7pm
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Share in our excitement with a glass of champagne, toasting our 35th anniversary, proudly celebrating LAGOS 35 years of design. Stop in our retail store, LAGOS the Store in Rittenhouse Square, to experience the brand’s signature design CAVIAR, and the Anniversary Collection, MUSE, a sapphire collection comprised of bold statement pieces. Enter to win a signature travel pouch for your jewelry, and more by signing up ONLY at the store location. 215-567-0770 / email@example.com www.lagos.com
Four Corners: Design from Philly Surrounds Royce Epstein and Caroline Tiger Minima Gallery 118 North 3rd Street Wednesday, October 10, 2012 11am-6pm
Transformation/Underground Stations Broad/Spring Garden Subway Station and Broad/Girard Subway Station Wednesday, October 10, 2012 11am-12pm
Pieces by designers and brands based in and around Philadelphia are showcased in the familiar context of a livedin loft. This exhibition promotes emerging to established designers; demonstrates the possibility of living with all-local design; and places Philadelphia in the global design scene. Four Corners is a window into Philadelphia’s current design identity and an answer to the question: What is Philadelphia design today? (In partnership with Amuneal, C.H. Briggs, Emeco, and Knoll.) Exhibition on view October 10-20, 11am-6 pm. Check the tumblr or Twitter (@4CornersPHL) for info about the Four Corners Party on Friday, October 12 and the Localism and Design Panel on Saturday, October 13. Free and open to the public. www.phillyfourcorners.tumblr.com exhibition
above l below l beyond Next American City, Storefront for Urban Innovation 2816 West Girard Avenue Wednesday, October 10, 2012 11am-6pm above l below l beyond will chart the work of Penn and Temple design studios from spring 2012, exploring possible design interventions for abandoned rail lines in Philadelphia. This exhibition is meant to be a springboard and catalyst for further conversation about redevelopment of the Reading Railroad as a public, regenerative space. Exhibitions will be on view October 10-14, 2012.
Explore public art commissions at two subway stations with artists Margery Amdur, Robert Woodward/Peanutbutter and public art consultant, Marsha Moss. Hear how artists pushed the boundary between design challenges of urban transit environments and their own creative expression. Ride the Broad Street Line to Spring Garden Station to experience Amdur’s 4,000 square foot ground painting, Walking on Sunshine. Then hop back on subway to Girard Station and savor Woodward’s mega resin installation, Looking Glass. Free and open to the public. 215-925-3384 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.marshamoss.com lecture
Charlotte Moss, A Visual Life: Scrapbook, Collages & Inspirations Marketplace Design Center 2400 Market Street, Grand Hall, Fourth Floor Wednesday, October 10, 2012 11:30am-12:30pm Charlotte Moss will share her inspiration and personal reflections on design and style – and all the arts of living, from decorating to entertaining, gardening and more. Dessert and book signing following event in Century suite 105. Free and open to the public. 215-561-5000 / email@example.com www.marketplacedc.com
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Sound Sculptures-Tour PRA’s Percent for Art Collection with Your Eyes and Ears Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) Citywide, Do at your own leisure! Wednesday, October 10, 2012 12pm
Createadelphia 2 Campus Philly Herman Miller Showroom 1818 Market #200 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 3:30pm-6pm, Registration opens at 3:30pm
The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority pioneered the nation’s first Percent for Art Program in 1959. In addition to creating some of Philadelphia’s most iconic public art, the program now also offers public art programming. Celebrating the past, present and future, we invite you to tour collection highlights, but in a new way. Experience Sound Sculptures, a downloadable tour curated by Bowerbird, which offers listeners a unique sonic response to some of Philadelphia’s best-loved works of public art. Visit our website for up-to-date tour information.
Createadelphia 2 connects college students with Philadelphia’s vibrant creative industries. This career fair and networking event will present current design students with internship opportunities, plus a chance to network with regional professionals and gain valuable insight from some of Philadelphia’s leading creative industry experts. Make sure to bring your resumes! Createadelphia 2 is hosted by Herman Miller and presented by Campus Philly. To learn more and to register visit our website.
Free and open to the public. 215-686-9727 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.phila.gov/pra
Free for current students at Campus Philly Partner Schools. 215-988-1707 / email@example.com www.campusphilly.org/createadelphia2
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Storefront Challenge Philadelphia Department of Commerce and Community Design Collaborative The Center for Architecture 1216 Arch Street Wednesday, October 10, 2012 4pm-6pm The City of Philadelphia Commerce Department and the Community Design Collaborative established the Storefront Challenge to highlight the best storefront improvements in Philadelphia. These investments help to revitalize commercial corridors, attract new customers, and demonstrate that good design is good business. The Storefront Challenge accepted nominations for storefront improvements to Philadelphia businesses which were completed between October 2010 and September 2012. A jury of economic development and design professionals selected the winning entries. Free and open to the public. 215-683-2025 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.cdesignc.org
What d esi gn elem ents make Ph i lad elph ia u n i qu e? Th i n k abo ut th e spaces an d places that make yo u li n ger.
WHAT DESIGN ELEMENTS MAKE PHILADELPHIA UNIQUE? PSFS Spells HOME Elise Vider The PSFS sign atop Loews Hotel Philadelphia (1200 Market Street) is a four-letter primer on 20th century design, a quickie lesson in architecture, typography, historic preservation, urbanism and corporate identity. When I moved to Philly in 1984, the Philadelphia Savings Fund Society was still around, but the sign was already an iconic element on the city’s skyline. (With the battle raging over tall buildings, the sign pretty much was the skyline.) In 1929, when Howe and Lescaze designed the first International Style skyscraper in the U.S., the 27-foot-tall sign was a radical element, widely considered the first incorporation of advertising into architecture (maybe not a great idea in retrospect) and the first use of acronym-as-logo. Its form is Futura Light, then a brand-new typeface that perfectly echoes the design; its function is to hide mechanical equipment. The sign quickly engaged the public as great design can. Visible for 20 miles, it stayed lit during the Depression to telegraph PSFS’s stability. In 1990, a new bank owner briefly extinguished it – to public outrage. In 2000, during the hotel conversion, a short-lived preservation skirmish arose over altering the sign to read “Loews.” Today, “PSFS” is dwarfed by the city’s skyline. But to me it symbolizes another four-letter word: “home.” Elise Vider is a writer/editor/project manager for print and electronic publications, with a specialty in design and economic development. Elise Vider Editorial Services. EliseVider.com
Gathering Voice: Learning Through Photography at Moore Moore College of Art & Design and the Center City District East Market Street, Between 6th Street and City Hall Wednesday, October 10, 2012 5pm Market Street East is Philadelphia’s latest open-air gallery. Currently on view in 21 Center City District Art-in-Transit bus shelters between 6th Street and City Hall, Gathering Voice features photographs and writing by Philadelphia schoolchildren participating in Learning Through Photography at Moore. Learning Through Photography is an outreach program of Moore College of Art & Design focusing on collaboration, community engagement, and the impact of art education on learning. Come tour their wonderful work! Free and open to the public. 215-965-4045 / email@example.com www.learningthroughphotographyatmoore.org
RKM Architects Open Studio Lantern House 1230 Marlborough Street Wednesday, October 10, 2012 5pm-10pm
RKM Architects will be hosting an open house and studio at Lantern House in Fishtown. The house and studio are a recently completed adaptive re-use of an abandoned stable building in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia. The open house will include an exhibition of “on the boards” work and tours of the studio. Free and open to the public. 267.496.5928 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.facebook.com/RKMArchitects
Fast Forward >> What’s Next for Philly? AIA Philadelphia Center for Architecture 1218 Arch Street Wednesday, October 10, 2012 6pm-8pm
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
A lineup of presenters from various creative backgrounds will Fast Forward through 20 slides at 20 seconds each to answer one question: What’s next for Philly? The conversation continues offstage at a happy hour during the event. The event sponsors are the AIA Philadelphia Associates Committee & Young Architects Forum. Free and open to the public. FastForwardPhilly@gmail.com
OPEN STUDIO: Erdy McHenry Architecture 915 North Orianna Street Wednesday, October 10, 2012 6pm-9pm Erdy McHenry Architecture is an award-winning firm located in the heart of Northern Liberties. We invite you to tour our studio, view on-going work and meet our staff over light fare. Free and open to the public. 215-925-7000 / email@example.com www.em-arc.com event
Horrible Adorables: New Works by Jordan Elise Perme Art Star 623 North 2nd Street Wednesday, October 10, 2012 6pm-9pm Ohio-based artist Jordan Elise Perme from Horrible Adorables will be presenting her latest body of felt faux-taxidermy sculptures. Come check out the work at our opening reception and meet the artist. Live Music and light refreshments provided. Free and open to the public. 215-238-1557 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.artstarphilly.com
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St. Clement’s Church is an Anglo-Catholic Parish in Center City Philadelphia, with a 150-year history of lavish liturgical settings and appointments. For the first time we will exhibit our expansive collection of vestments, and other ecclesiastical textiles and associated treasures, many featuring intricate needlework or handmade lace. Also included: a tour of the church highlighting its history and architecture. A unique opportunity to experience traditional ecclesiastical design in context. Exhibition on view October 7-14, 2012. Free and open to the public. 215-563-1876 / email@example.com www.vestments.s-clements.org exhibition
Earth Air Fire Water Egan Day 260 South 16th Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 11am-6pm
Liturgy & Lace: Antique Ecclesiastical Needlework St. Clement’s Episcopal Church 2013 Appletree Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 10am-4pm
Color Stories, Mark Woodman DuPont™ Corian® Dialog on Design Lecture Series Corian® Design Studio, Marketplace Design Center 2400 Market Street, Suite 403 Thursday, October 11, 2012 12pm Color doesn’t just happen by itself. The stories involved give it life, meaning and direction. Join Mark Woodman as he guides the audience through an inspiring presentation of color trends and their multiple applications. From the forecasting process and breadth of information offered by Global Color Research, to inspirational images and color palettes attendees will gain insight to the “why” behind the “what” of these exciting color and design directions and come away with ways to bring their own projects to life with color! Join us for presentation and reception. Free and open to the public. 215-254-7301 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.dupont.com/surfaces
Egan Day will be showing the prints of Sarah Zwerling and showcasing Ted Muehling’s work with Nymphenburg Porcelain in Munich, Germany. Earth Air Fire Water will run from October 10 through the end of the month. Free and open to the public. www.eganday.com
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Public Space: Public Connections The Arcade 1601 Market Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 12pm-2pm
Philadelphia’s Green Affordable Housing Tour Connelly House 1212 Ludlow Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 4pm-5:45pm
Come share your ideas for public spaces near City Hall. Within a quarter mile of City Hall, Center City has over 20 parks, plazas, and parklets. The City Planning Commission is studying these spaces and their connections within the symbolic heart of Center City for its Philadelphia2035: Central District Plan. Help us celebrate this rich heritage of public spaces by offering design and other suggestions to improve them during our interactive, walk-by workshop! Free and open to the public. 215-683-4621 / email@example.com philaplanning.org exhibition
Business Backwards with Mushmina: Designing in the Developing World Mushmina 1540 South Street #1 Thursday, October 11, 2012 4pm-8pm wine and cheese reception Please join us during DesignPhiladelphia for a photojournalism exhibition featuring our work with artisans in Morocco and Mali in Business Backwards with Mushmina: designing in the developing world. Mushmina, an accessories line, was started by sisters Heather and Katie O’Neill with the vision of employing artisans in North Africa. The sisters work on product development, travel with local transportation, and have many stories to tell about their adventures in starting a fair-trade business. Photos will be up from October 10-14, 2012 at the new Mushmina fair-trade boutique.
Making affordable housing green benefits the planet, significantly cuts costs for the homeowner, and helps build sustainable neighborhoods. Join the Office of Housing and Community Development for a bus tour of recently completed and under construction developments with green and blue roofs, permeable paving, solar hot water systems, and sustainable features reducing stormwater and heat island impacts. Meet the developers, architects and government officials making Philadelphia the “greenest city in America” through affordable housing development. Free and open to the public. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org www.phila.gov/ohcd event
Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Tour 1300 Market Street, 3rd floor Thursday, October 11, 2012 4pm-7pm The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator will open its doors to the public for the first time during DesignPhiladelphia. Come for a tour of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator studio and meet the 2012 Designers-in-Residence. Tours will take place every half hour at: 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm. Free and open to the public. www.philadelphiafashionincubator.com
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reInspire: Art-from-the-Arts Design Challenge Week The Resource Exchange 2829 Cedar Street (Cambria Street entrance) Thursday, October 11, 2012 5pm-9pm
Free Happy Hour and Underdogs Bluecadet 1101 N. Hancock Street, Unit 101 Thursday, October 11, 2012 5pm-7pm
Explore the weird and wonderful world of film and theater salvage at The Resource Exchange, where the materials we’ve saved from local productions become the inspiration for new creative works. We will introduce a new creative reuse design challenge every day during the DesignPhiladelphia Festival, and selected works will be featured in our space and online. On Thursday night, our warehouse will stay open after hours for an evening of inspiration, conversation, libation and re-creation!
Staged in Northern Liberties, Bluecadet, one of Philadelphia’s premier interactive design studios, will be hosting a free happy hour and open house featuring Underdogs hot dogs. Come grab a drink and a dog, and check out our latest interactive touchscreen exhibits, websites, and apps. Vegan dogs and gluten free buns we also be available.
Free and open to the public. 267-997-0060 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.theresourceexchange.org
Free and open to the public. email@example.com / 267-639-9956 www.bluecadet.com
LAMINAM - The Largest and Thinnest Ceramic Slab Ever Seen Garden State Tile 2401 Walnut Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 5pm-8pm open house, 6pm-7pm lecture
Stanev Potts Architects Open House Stanev Potts Architects 1103 Spruce Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 5:30pm-8pm
Garden State Tile presents a new concept in tile - Laminam. The first ever large format porcelain slab with a size of 48”x96” and just 3 mm thick: an aesthetically innovative surface with exceptional technical performance. Crossville, Inc. will discuss the technology behind it, and the many unique installation options for both your home and corporate environments. Garden State Tile will also be celebrating its one year anniversary of our new 5,000 square-foot design center.
Stanev Potts Architects opens its studio to the public, featuring its award winning light projects — NextFAB Lamp, TOPO lightwall, and IRUS canopy. Stanev Potts is an architecture studio founded in 2004 delivering quality design to a range of project scales from applied research to residential and commercial. The studio generates unique and clear solutions through an intensely collaborative process that integrates creativity, experience, close attention to detail, and careful consideration of each client’s needs.
Free and open to the public. www.gstile.com
Free and open to the public. firstname.lastname@example.org www.sparchs.com
Coworking Happy Hour CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia The Philadelphia Building: 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320 Thursday, October 11, 2012 5:30pm-8pm
Philadelphia’s Mega-Museums: Iconic Forms Over Function? The Architect’s Newspaper Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Place Thursday, October 11, 2012 5:30pm
CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia invites you to a happy hour tour of our new co-working space in The Philadelphia Building. We are a community of entrepreneurs and small organizations that work, network, and share resources. Come have a drink and see who we are and where we work. If you’re thinking about co-working, you can meet the community, learn more, and even sign up while you’re here at a discounted rate. Free and open to the public. 267-597-3802 / email@example.com www.cultureworksphila.org/services/cultural-coworking
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Will Philadelphia’s mega-museums snatch visitors from the city’s smaller cultural institutions? Or will these legacy projects collapse under the weight of their own outsized ambitions? Or, will all boats be lifted? With the dust settling on Barnes hullabaloo, several new projects are already underway, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s expansion by Frank Gehry and a proposed Museum of the American Revolution by A.M. Stern. A recent study from University of Chicago cast a leery eye on cultural buildings that are more “signature pieces for leading architects” rather than what the institution needs and the public wants. As Philly rides this next museum wave, our panel from the worlds of architecture, public policy, media, and cultural institutions will weigh in on the trend. Featuring Rosenbach Museum and Library Director Derick Dreher, Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron, Slought Foundation Executive Director Aaron Levy, and Pete Frumkin, PhD, Faculty Director of the Center for High Impact Philantropy at the University of Pennsylvania. Tom Stoelker, associate editor at The Architect’s Newspaper, will moderate. Free and open to the public. www.archpaper.com
Cat Walk Promenade CandyCoated Trunk Show in Rittenhouse Square Candy Depew and the Philadelphia Art Alliance Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rittenhouse Square 251 South 18th Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 5:30pm-6pm
The Creation of Ravenwood: M. Night Shyamalan’s Home The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Philadelphia Chapter DuPont™ Corian® Dialog on Design Lecture Series Center for Architecture 1218 Arch Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 5:30pm reception, 6:30pm-8:30pm lecture
In centuries past, a walk in the park was a chance to strut your fashionable stuff. The public sphere was a presentation space, with the promenade serving as the catwalk of its day. On Thursday, October 11, a CandyCoated.org trunk show will roll into Rittenhouse Square — quite literally on a three-wheeled tricycle — featuring an incredible collection of one-of-a-kind garments created with Lobo Mau. Models will promenade the Square’s walkways to showcase our latest collection. Free and open to the public. 215-545-4302 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.candycoated.org
Ravenwood is the private residence of M. Night Shyamalan, located in the outskirts of Philadelphia. The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, through its Philadelphia Chapter, is pleased that the architect, Richard Cameron, has agreed to give a rare presentation of this work and share the timeless design methods employed in its creation. Free and open to the public. www.classicist.org
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Julia Blaukopf: SURFACE Michael Garden/CITYSPACE 2200 Walnut Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-9pm opening reception Come explore an exhibition of photography-based wallpaper and tile by Julia Blaukopf. Sponsored by Michael Garden, Octo Design Group, Brands Imaging, Callahan Ward Companies. Exhibition on view October 10-15, 2012. Free and open to the public. 215-500-2981 / www.michaelgarden.com
Connecting Experiences Across Screens Digitas Health The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, 11th Floor Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-8pm
Philly Works: Exhibit Book Release In collaboration With the Philadelphia Art Alliance Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 South 18th Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-8pm
Connecting customer experiences across screens — mobile, desktop, TV and more — is one of today’s most difficult design challenges. As the evolution of technology accelerates, the number of screens multiplies and our consumption habits change, it’s hard to even know where to begin. Join us as we host a round table discussion to hear the latest thinking from people who solve challenging design problems every day. Ask questions and share in what is sure to be a rousing and farreaching discussion. Free and open to the public. 215-545-4444 / email@example.com www.digitashealth.com lecture
Art and Urban Change: A Conversation With Candy Chang City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program The Arts Garage 1533 Ridge Avenue Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-8pm From Parking Day to popup gardens to street art, “tactical urbanism” is taking root in Philly. Can these projects be a means for catalyzing long-term urban change? Join us for a conversation with Candy Chang and James A. Reeves, principals of Civic Center and leaders in the movement to combine art, design, planning and activism. Presenters: muraLAB/City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy, and Next American City.
Join us for our Qualities of Life in Philadelphia book release party. The book features all exhibited work and several contributed essays. Philly Works is dedicated to empowering the creative citizens in Philadelphia through exhibitions, lectures, panel discussions, and design workshops. This year, the ongoing exhibition showcases collaborative ideas and solutions for our city in the hope that someday we may see these projects implemented and supported to improve everybody’s Quality of Life. Exhibit on view September 6, 2012-November 25, 2012 Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-5:30pm Free and open to the public. 215-545-4302 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.phillyworks.net
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Free and open to the public. 215-685-0753 / email@example.com muralarts.org 44
Building Your Web Design Business Tactile Design Group 109 South 13th St, #3N Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-7:30pm
Printing in the Open Workshop The Print Center 1614 Latimer Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-8pm
So you’ve been freelancing for some time now, but you’re ready for more? Join Tactile Design Group’s president Marc Coleman in a lively discussion of the challenges, risks and rewards of taking on staff, securing financing and landing bigger clients. We’ll explore how to grow organically on a shoestring budget. Also on display will be Men and Madonna a photography installation by Colorado-based artist, Gary Emrich. Light refreshments.
Printing in the Open will bring together local artists for a onenight only live, interactive printing at The Print Center. Artists will create unique designs inspired by our Op-art exhibition — Color Motion: Edna Andrade Prints. Join us in our garden to print the designs on your BYO t-shirt, tote-bag or bandana! Tote-bags will also be available for purchase.
Free and open to the public. 215-732-2311 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Free and open to the public. email@example.com / 2157356090 www.printcenter.org
Cloud Gehshan Associates Open House 400 Market Street, Suite 300 Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-8pm
Reframing the View LRSLAstudio Landscape Architects / Bloomfield and Associates Architects 1550 Latimer Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-8pm
Award-winning environmental graphic design firm Cloud Gehshan Associates undertakes projects in identity and place branding, interpretive and interactive communication, signage and wayfinding. Principals Virginia Gehshan and Jerome Cloud are the Society for Environmental Graphic Design’s 2010 Fellows. CGA invites you to tour their studio in Old City, get acquainted with environmental graphic design, see works on the boards and meet the designers. Free and open to the public. 215-829-9414 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.cloudgehshan.com
Join the LRSLAstudio/Bloomfield and Associates design team and step into the future on an interactive journey that envisions a greener Philadelphia. Meet the designers and pick up a specially loaded View-Master® to see how a series of subtle, strategic, and practical interventions can transform a mundane, ordinary street into a functional, sustainable, fantastical environment. Your journey, of a few steps, will reframe your image of Philadelphia’s secondary streets. Light refreshments served. Free and open to the public. www.LRSLA.com
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Multifaceted + Self-Generated Steve DeCusatis Design First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia 2125 Chestnut Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm reception, 7pm-8:30pm lecture
The Way Things Are Locks Gallery 600 Washington Square South Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-8pm
Tickets $5 www.stevedecusatis.com
Pan Am Blue and Powder Room Pink: How Chemistry Created Vintage Modern Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-7pm Award-winning design historian Regina Lee Blaszczyk will share research from her new book, The Color Revolution, to show how the Delaware Valley’s chemical industry collaborated with designers to create the chic modern style recently revived by TV shows like Mad Men and Pan Am. Book signing will follow. Visit CHF’s Making Modernity exhibition before the lecture. Advanced registration appreciated. Free and open to the public. 215-925-2222 / email@example.com www.chemheritage.org 48
Tacitly, the objects that surround us are charged with meanings that influence our perceptions, social life, imagination, and subconscious. Locks Gallery presents a contemporary art exhibition with artists Ulla von Brandenburg (Germany), Florence Doléac (France), and Virgil Marti (USA). The show is inspired by, and connects with, other realms theater, industrial design, and decorative arts. The sculptures, installations, and films dissect objects, scrutinize their hidden meanings, and question our relationships with things. Exhibition on view September 18-October 27, 2012 Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6 pm. Opening reception October 5, 2012 5:30pm-7:30pm.
MULTIFACETED + SELF-GENERATED is a collection of five mini-lectures from creatives in Philadelphia. The theme for the lectures is on self-generated/self-authored projects. This includes various takes on graphic design, illustration, digital, business and fine art projects. Lecturers include Dan Gneiding, Martha Rich, Mario Zucca, Melissa Morris Ivone and Melissa McFeeters. Hosted by Steve DeCusatis.
Free and open to the public. 215-629-1000 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.locksgallery.com
Meaningful Action Tour and Workshop The Action Mill 1219 Vine Street, 2nd Floor Thursday, October 11, 2012 6pm-8pm The Action Mill designs tools to improve how people work, transform complex systems, and create more meaningful connections. Join us in the studio at the Asian Arts Initiative to learn more about our work and co-design with us. Free and open to the public. email@example.com www.actionmill.com
Movie Matter IKstudio 210 South 34th Street Meyerson Hall, Lower Gallery Thursday, October 11, 2012 6:30pm-8pm
Living HyLo Style: A Fall 2012 Lookbook HyLo Boutique 333 S. 20th Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 7pm-10pm
A record or a process? Why are designers not creating their own films? Part presentation and part discussion, we will look at the experimental, speculative, and strange work of designers who manipulate the moving image as a design process, and not simply as documentation. We are not historians or theorists of cinema, but we are more than raconteurs with a camera. We can design, isolate, project, invert, and find new relationships among objects over time.
Join us for a screening of our short film, an experiential lookbook featuring fall picks from Philly’s premier designers, including NINObrand, DannyFox, and M.Brûlée. Paying homage to films such as Paris,Texas and Belle de Jour, Living HyLo Style spans a day in the life of artisanal Philadelphia. Experience the city through the eyes of its makers and creators in a film that weaves together threads both real and imaginary, fleeting in time but rooted in place. As a member of our audience, you will have the chance to participate in our story. And to round out the good times our featured libation, Spodee Wine, will be served! We look forward to celebrating our city with you #hylostyle.
Free and open to the public. www.vimeo.com/channels/moviematter workshop
Hacker Masquerade DIY Mask Workshop The Hacktory 3711 Market Street Thursday, October 11, 2012 7pm-9pm Everyone knows a killer Halloween costume is the ultimate display of maker talent. By integrating soft circuits, a mash-up of crafts and electronics, you can take your creation to the next level. At this workshop we will provide stitchable electronics, sample ideas, and friendly, knowledgeable volunteers to help you maximize your masquerade. Wear your mask or costume to get free entry into our first annual Hacker Masquerade Ball, taking place later in October. Tickets $10 215-650-7295 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.thehacktory.org
Free and open to the public. 484-278-1489 / email@example.com www.hyloboutiques.com workshop
Creating Content Worth Watching Amber Luther / Runtime 2007 Walnut Street, 2nd floor, above the Irish Pub, 20th and Walnut Thursday, October 11, 2012 7pm-8pm Learn what it takes to make web videos that people will actually watch. Libations, snacks, and a curated showcase of case-studies illustrating how brands (and everyday people) deliver messages and engage an audience by creating clever online content. Free and open to the public. firstname.lastname@example.org www.runtimehd.com lecture
Chestnut Hill’s New Quaker Meetinghouse and James Turrell’s Skyspace Chestnut Hill Friends New Meetinghouse Project Arch Street Meetinghouse 4th & Arch Streets Thursday, October 11, 2012 7pm-8pm Next year Philadelphia will be home to a new Quaker Meetinghouse that will feature a James Turrell Skyspace. Learn about the significance of the Meetinghouse within Philadelphia’s rich legacy of worship spaces through an illustrated presentation by John Andrew Gallery, executive director of the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia; and by Jordan Bastien, formerly a director of Andrea Rosen Gallery, on the spiritual aspects of James Turrell’s art, specifically his architectural Skyspaces. 215-247-3553 / email@example.com www.chfmnewmeetinghouse.org
Ph i lad elph ia was on ce kn own as th e “th e wo rksh o p of th e wo rld.” Th e city’s i d entity as a h u b fo r creative activity n ever van ish ed – i nstead it’s been transfo rm ed.
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
OLD CITY Design District friday, October 12th Old City was once known for its foundries, factories and warehouses. Experience Old City today â€” spaces have been re-purposed and the neighborhood transformed into a residential, retail, dining and cultural destination, with art galleries, restaurants, upscale boutiques, historic tours, and more.
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2012 Citywide Neighborhood Preservation Conference A Sense of Place: Weaving Neighborhood Fabric Back Together Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Temple University Student Faculty Center 3340 North Broad Street (at Ontario), 2nd Floor Friday, October 12, 2012 8:30am-3:30pm
Studio Furniture, Woodturnings and Ceramics: 1930-2012 Moderne Gallery 111 North 3rd Street Friday, October 12, 2012 12pm-8pm
Tickets $20 215-546-1146 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.preservationalliance.com event
Art Market at Tyler Tyler Community Tyler School of Art, Temple University 1001 North 13th Street Friday, October 12, 2012 11am-7pm A two-day fine art and craft sale featuring original work by Tyler School of Art alumni, faculty, students, and other local artists at Tyler’s amazing new building on Temple University’s main campus. Expect jewelry, photography, painting, glass, fabric and more.
The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia is pleased to present its fourth annual citywide conference about preserving and celebrating Philadelphia’s neighborhoods. If you are a neighborhood/community leader, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn about the many resources available to strengthen and build upon the successes in your community by incorporating historic preservation into your tool kit. The conference will feature a plenary session with keynote speaker, educational sessions, and luncheon.
A rich and large overview of studio furniture, woodturnings and ceramics from 1930-2012 including the work of George Nakashima, Wharton Esherick, Sam Maloof, David Ebner, Edward Moulthrop, James Prestini, Bob Stocksdale, Hap Sakwa, Bill Hunter, Peter Voulkos, Viola Frey, Paul Soldner and many others. Free and open to the public. 215-923-8536 / email@example.com www.modernegallery.com event
Eggersmann Studio Philadelphia Reception Eggersmann Studio Philadelphia Loxley Court, 321 Arch Street Friday, October 12, 2012 4pm-8pm Eggersmann Studio Philadelphia invites you to a reception to preview our line of custom German cabinetry for the kitchen and home. Since 1908, Eggersmann has been dedicated to innovation and individuality. See the newest trends and technologies in stone, veneers, and laminates. Our studio also features the vintage photographs of Charles Schenk and African Kuba textiles from Paul Cava Fine Arts. Free and open to the public. 215-238-0321 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.eggersmannstudiophl.com
Free and open to the public. 484-995-1725 / email@example.com www.tylercommunity.com 56
Premiere Nora Kogan Jewelry Trunk Show, Cocktails & Conversation Scarlett Alley 241 Race Street Friday, October 12, 2012 4:30pm-8pm
David Trubridge: Southern Lights Wexler Gallery 201 North 3rd Street Friday, October 12, 2012 5pm-7pm
Free and open to the public. 215-592-7898 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.scarlettalley.com exhibition
REAPPEARS: Paper & Patterns, Graffiti Fabric & Flowers Millesimé 41 South 3rd Street Friday, October 12, 2012 5pm-10pm This exhibition will morph over the course of two months with the addition of each new artist and medium into the space. The final installation will allow each artist to REAPPEAR with a new meaning. Artists include: Denise Fike, Leah Piepgras, Michele Tremblay, and Darin Rowland. Exhibition on view September 7-October 31, 2012.
Please join us for a special DesignPhiladelphia 2012 event. Lewis Wexler, owner of Wexler Gallery, will give an informal talk about the gallery and our October/November exhibition, David Trubridge: Southern Lights.
Please join us for an evening with Nora Kogan, the Brooklynbased jewelry designer, previously branded St. Kilda, now the eponymous, and more appropriate, Nora Kogan. Chat with Nora about how her fun and whimsical aesthetic imbues her work and gives a surreal twist to classic designs. Man Ray Lips Cuffs, Matchstick Earrings & Brooches, Bengali Pendants, Endless Love Bands; Brand-new Temptress Earrings & Pendants with Moonstones, Tourmalines and Diamond Pavé, Araminty Rings, and more.
Free and open to the public. 215-923-7030 / email@example.com www.wexlergallery.com event
Alternate Book Covers Quirk Books & Drink Philly 239 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor - Unit B Friday, October 12, 2012 5pm-9pm Join Quirk Books at the Drink Philly HQ for a fun evening of book cover design. Quirk’s team of designers will show off a gallery full of alternate book covers, both actual designs that didn’t make the cut and totally new works inspired by older titles. Guests can look forward to giveaways and more. Come hang out with us! Free and open to the public. 215-627-3581 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.quirkbooks.com
Free and open to the public. 267-455-0374 / email@example.com www.millesime.us
Shine is a one woman show featuring Rebecca Gilbert, www.rebeccaprint.com. Prints and installation on view. Free and open to the public. 267-871-9375 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.heavybubble.com/110-church workshop
Framing Philly: An Interactive Art Attack in WordPress Hussian School of Art The Bourse: Art Attack 111 South Independence Mall East, Suite 300 Friday, October 12, 2012 5:30pm-7:30pm Hussian combines the art of photography and social documentation in this confluence of energy and technology. Participants will document the Independence Mall area with their digital media (cameras and phones). Share these unique, collaborative pieces globally through WordPress. Hussian artists will lead participants in creating the works and wiring them for the web. If you want to create and see how technology can aid you in sharing your work globally, Art Attack is for you! Free and open to the public. 215-574-9600 / email@example.com www.hussianart.edu
Mural Dedication: Written in Wood The Center for Art in Wood and the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program 141 North 3rd Street Friday, October 12, 2012 5:30pm-6:30pm Join The Center for Art in Wood and the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program in celebrating their collaboration, Written in Wood, by acclaimed artist Benjamin Volta and Mural Arts Program Guild participants. Black silhouettes depict sculptures and furniture found in The Centerâ€™s museum collection. Stretched abstracts of the objects inspired the wood grain background. The artwork creates a landmark encouraging passersby to explore the diversity of art made from wood at the nonprofit Center.
Shine 110 CHURCH | gallery 110 Church Street Friday, October 12, 2012 5pm-8pm
Free and open to the public. 215-923-8000 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.centerforartinwood.org
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Christ Church Open House & Sale Christ Church Neighborhood House 20 North American Street Friday, October 12, 2012 5:30pm-7:30pm
Distinctive Design Show & Sale National Liberty Museum 321 Chestnut Street Friday, October 12, 2012 5:30pm-8pm
Christ Church is open after-hours with a design-specific tour that showcases the Georgian church architecture and history of the facility, as well as a chance to step inside the 206 foot steeple for a glimpse at the Curtis organ. Across the street the Neighborhood House Market features artists, designers and craftspeople from Old City and greater Philly, a place to check out neighborhood artisans and buy local goods for the holidays. Also open Saturday, October 13, 10am - 4pm.
The Museum Store will host a special exhibition of handmade, low-volume-production, functional and decorative glassware and lighting by an array of international artists and design studios.
Free and open to the public. 215-922-1695 / email@example.com www.neighborhood-house.com
The Design of Healing, Rosalyn Cama DuPont™ Corian® Dialog on Design Lecture Series Corian® Design Studio 2400 Market Street, Suite 403 Friday, October 12, 2012 5:30pm reception, lecture to follow Join Rosalyn Cama for a slideshow and discussion about an evidence-based approach to a healing arts program. Rosalyn Cama has served as the twenty-fourth president of the American Society of Interior Designers and currently serves as chair for the board for the Center for Health Design. Free and open to the public. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org www.dupont.com/surfaces
Free and open to the public. email@example.com www.libertymuseum.org
CHAD’s Open House Charter High School for Architecture + Design 105 South 7th Street Friday, October 12, 2012 5:30pm-6:30pm The Charter High School for Architecture + Design (CHAD) will host an open house that will include a presentation by faculty members and administration. Founded in September 1999 by the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects as its Legacy 2000 Project, CHAD is a tuition-free, independent, public school of choice and is committed to offering an innovative program integrating the design process with the mastery of a strong liberal arts education. Free and open to the public. 215-351-2900 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.chadphila.org
Draw the Line Hunt Fike Design 734 Pine Street Friday, October 12, 2012 6pm-9pm Jeweler Allison Hunt and designer Denise Fike invite you to their opening night party premiere of a collaborative collection of bold floral paintings and signature jewelry in their Pine Street studio. Join them on Saturday & Sunday when they will be instructing one hour flora-inspired, metal wire jewelry workshops. Jewelry Workshops: In one hour DRAW, BANG, TWIST, and HAMMER your metal into a colorful wire pendant. Free and open to the public. 267-968-1849 / email@example.com www.denisefike.com
Flos 50 OLC 152 North Third Street Friday, October 12, 2012 6pm-9pm Celebrate one of the worldâ€™s foremost lighting company, Flos and its 50th Anniversary, with select archival objects and new offerings utilizing current technology. Cocktails and hors dâ€™oeuvres will be served. Free and open to the public. 215-923-6085 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.olc152.com
Mobileworkshop Institute of Dress In front of Minima 118 North 3rd Street Friday, October 12, 2012 6pm-9pm The MOBILEWORKSHOP is a compact/adaptable sewing workshop. A highly functioning environment and an engaging installation, transportable to various spaces, custom trunks are outfitted with the essentials needed to design and sew. This modular workshop connects the consumer with the goods they are purchasing, as well as connecting the fabricator with the consumer. For Design Philadelphia Abby Lutz will be stationed in the MOBILEWORKSHOP designing and sewing clothing, available to discuss the process to viewers. Ongoing October 10-20.
Free and open to the public. email@example.com www.instituteofdress.com event
Tales the Cocktail Tells More Than Old 144 North 3rd Street Friday, October 12, 2012 6pm-9pm How to design a GREAT Philadelphia Party for 10 to 100. Vintage and contemporary cocktail accessories on display at More Than Old throughout the run of the DesignPhiladelphia Festival with ideas and recipes for fabulous drinks. Submit your best drink recipe to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in the favorite drink contest. Mixology exhibition and tasting. Free and open to the public. 215-922-0246 / email@example.com www.morethanold.com
Vista Sans Wood Type Project AIGA Philadelphia 72 North 2nd Street Friday, October 12, 2012 6pm
Crafting Material Effects with Mode Modelab/Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design The URBN Center Drexel university 3501 Market Street Friday, October 12, 2012 6pm-9pm
Free and open to the public. www.aigaphilly.org
Please join us for a lecture and exhibition in the new URBN Center at Drexel University! Lecture and exhibition by Ronnie Parsons and Gil Akos from modeLab, a Brooklyn-based design studio and research collective. Work from a concurrent workshop conducted with students will also be on exhibition at the event closing on Sunday, October 14. Sponsored by the Rankin Scholars-in-Residence program at The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Drexel University.
Visit AIGA Philadelphia’s new headquarters in Old City. On exhibit is the “Vista Sans Wood Type Project.” Initiated by Ashley John Pigford and Tricia Treacy, this collaborative and experimental pursuit involved the creation of wood type of the Vista Sans typeface using a CNC router and the dissemination of this type to 21 international artists, designers, printmakers, and letterpress operators, creating limited prints reflective of the post-digital and multidisciplinary nature of contemporary, collaborative artistic practice. Exhibit on view October 1-31, 2012.
Free and open to the public. 215-895-2071 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.drexel.edu/westphal open studio
Adrian Pearsall Furniture Exhibit/Presentation ReMOD Gallery 38 South 3rd street Friday, October 12, 2012 6pm-9pm Please join us for a look into the life and mind of the great midcentury modern furniture designer, Adrian Pearsall. This event will consist of a furniture exhibition including some of his finest pieces collected from the surrounding area accompanied by presentations given by his daughter, son, and wife. Cocktails and hors d’oeurves will be served.
Open Studio Goldthorpe & Edwards, Ltd., Interior Design 217 Vine Street Friday, October 12, 2012 6pm-9pm Join us for an open interior design studio visit, and view some of our latest work. Wine & cheese reception. Free and open to the public. 215-351-0450 / email@example.com www.goldthorpeandedwards.com
Free and open to the public. 609-760-0162 / Amber@ReMODgallery.com www.ReMODgallery.com
Thinking In Space: Thinking in Form Beverly Fisher Studio Crane Arts Old School (White Space) 1417 North Second Street Friday, October 12, 2012 6:30pm reception, 7pm-9pm panel discussion
Fashion Styling Studio with Alice Selverian Three Sirens Boutique 134 North 3rd Street Friday, October 12, 2012 7pm-8:30pm
Free and open to the public. firstname.lastname@example.org
Stop at Three Sirens contemporary women’s boutique for an interactive fashion presentation with guest stylist Alice Selverian (www.aliceselverian.com). Learn how to wear key trends for Fall and create the looks for less with some fun styling do’s and don’ts. Come for promotions, prizes, and an opportunity to get a style makeover. Free and open to the public. 215-925-3548 / email@example.com www.threesirens.com
The places that we visit inform the way that we approach our work and site responses - from visualizing a place where sculptures either disrupt or enhance the atmosphere to creating a space that is sustainable and compelling. This session will explore how art and design alters the perception of space. Artists Beverly Fisher and Jury Smith, and landscape architect Sara Pevaroff Schuh will share projects and discuss inspiration and approaches to an engaged studio practice.
Next to Normal, with Theatrical Design Discussion Arden Theatre Company 40 North 2nd Street Friday, October 12, 2012 8pm-10:30pm
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Next to Normal won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Drama and redefined the American musical with its bold storytelling. Now, The Arden pushes the boundaries of technology’s use on stage in a visually arresting production. After this evening’s performance, members of the creative team will discuss the design for the play, sharing how video, sound, lights, costumes, and movement join with the performers on stage to bring this electric and emotional musical to life. Next to Normal runs September 25-November 4, but this special discussion in conjunction with DesignPhiladelphia is one night only. Tickets $46 215-922-1122 www.ardentheatre.org/2013/nexttonormal.html
SOUTH PHILLY & EAST PASSYUNK Design DiStrict SATURDAY, October 13th South Philadelphiaâ€™s charm and unique character has contributed to its evolution today as a great place to live, work, visit, eat, drink, shop, and explore. Rich in culture and home to an influx of creatives, the neighborhood has become quintessentially Philadelphian.
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Draw the Line Hunt Pike Design 734 Pine Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 10am-11am & 1pm-2pm Sunday October 14, 2012 12pm-1pm & 2pm-3pm Jeweler Allison Hunt and designer Denise Fike invite you join in on one-hour flora inspired, metal wire, jewelry workshops. Jewelry Workshops: In one hour DRAW, BANG, TWIST, and HAMMER your metal into a colorful wire pendant.
Tickets $15 RSVP www.zuzujewelry.com 267-968-1849 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.denisefike.com
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Community Garden Design Passyunk Square Civic Association Passyunk Gardens, Wharton and Passyunk Avenue Saturday, October 13, 20121 10am-11am Join us for coffee and donuts and a guided tour of some of the unique features of Harry Oâ€™s Passyunk Gardens, including the green roof, tall raised beds and flower wall. Following the tour weâ€™ll discuss ways to start your own community garden, introduce you to tools for mapping out a growing season and talk about the challenges and benefits of different models for operating a community garden. Free and open to the public. RSVP 267-420-0683 / email@example.com www.passyunksquare.ticketleap.com/community-garden-design
WHAT DESIGN ELEMENTS MAKE PHILADELPHIA UNIQUE? Drink Buttermilk and Live Forever Virginia Gehshan You’ve probably passed it many times and not noticed it, sandwiched as it is between fruit and fish stands. It’s the “Drink Buttermilk and Live Forever” sign in the southeast quadrant of the Reading Terminal Market (12th and Arch Streets). Another colorful fragment in an amazing place that is full of them, this sign reminds us of a simpler time when shopkeepers wrote their own taglines, designed their own signs and, quite possibly, hand cut the letters in their basements. Few modern retail signs can beat it for heart-on-the-sleeve enthusiasm and sheer charm. Spataro’s Buttermilk was started in 1947. There were at least three buttermilk stands at the time as the beverage was riding a wave of popularity as a health drink. Domenic Spataro, Market patriarch, didn’t live forever, but he did live to the ripe old age of 94. Thanks are due to Reading Terminal Market managers for preserving this quaint piece of history even as the stall occupants change. If you are looking for the sign note that it’s in the stall occupied by soap store, Terralyn. Virginia Gehshan, Principal at Cloud Gehshan Associates. Branding, Wayfinding, Storytelling. cloudgehshan.com 74
Behind the Counter at the Reading Terminal Market Friday Architects/Planners, Inc 1100 Filbert Street (12th and Arch Streets) Saturday, October 13, 2012 10am-12pm
Explore Philly Painting City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program 2500-2800 blocks of Germantown Avenue Saturday, October 13, 2012 10am-12pm
Join architect Anthony Bracali of Friday Architects/Planners, Inc and General Manager Paul Steinke, for a guided tour through the newly renovated Reading Terminal Market. Explore Philadelphia’s unique and extraordinary historic farmers market in Center City and learn about its updated architectural features and rich history. Experience various products from select market merchants and meet Reading Terminal’s long-time friend, Philbert the pig!
The spirit of transformation is at the heart of the collaboration between world famous Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn’s work and of Mural Arts’ Program. With the help of a range of funding and civic partners, this project revitalizes and re-energizes one of the oldest commercial corridors in North Philadelphia, where Germantown Avenue intersects Lehigh Avenue. Join us for a guided walking tour and artists’ talk, and experience the powerful transformation of the Philly Painting Project.
Popup Playground Pennsylvania Horticultural Society & Public Workshop 1905 Walnut Street (open lot) Saturday, October 13, 2012 10am-2pm See what some simple materials, and the ingenuity and leadership of Alex Gilliam of Public Workshop can produce. Working with a group of teens, Alex will create an amazing structure at PHS’s popup garden the week before this event. Bring the kids for some hands on building activities Free and open to the public. www.phsonline.org
Free and open to the public. 215-685-0753 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.muralarts.org
Ticket $10 215-546-0814 / email@example.com www.ReadingTerminalMarket.org
Camera Obscura Saturday at Gallery 339 Gallery 339 339 South 21st Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 10am-6pm Gallery 339 will turn its 2nd floor exhibition space into a Camera Obscura. A camera obscura is an early optical device that functions much like a camera - light is allowed into a confined space though a small opening, and the view outside the space is projected inward, and upside down. For this project, a view from 21st and Pine streets will be projected across Gallery 339’s fall exhibition, More Photos About Buildings and Food. Free and open to the public. 215-731-1530 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.gallery339.com
Music + Design King’s Music 1828 East Passyunk Avenue Saturday, October 13, 2012 11am-9pm
Big Ideas, Small Space: 2600 Groceries in 260 Square Feet Green Aisle Grocery 1618 East Passyunk Avenue Saturday, October 13, 2012 11am-8pm
Join us for a day of all things music! Record and design your own personal CD and custom design your own guitar. We’ll also be giving away a first place prize to a creative child (15 years old or younger) who can come up with the most imaginative mummers costume.
Space is tight in South Philly, and Green Aisle Grocery, carved out of a Passyunk rowhome, is designed to maximize every square inch. Owners Adam and Andrew Erace, with chef Becca O’Brien, have launched a new local-fruit jam line out of the 260 square-foot space. Stop by for a sample of peach hibiscus, blueberry cardamom or other inventive flavors.
Free and open to the public. 215-465-1411 / email@example.com www.greenaislegrocery.com october 13
Free and open to the public. 215-344-1799 / firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Create a Custom Design Look for Your Home Luxe Home Philadelphia 1308 Chestnut Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 11am-12pm What are the tricks designers use to create awesome design? It’s all about furniture and accessory customization. Joey Jagod, celebrity designer, will show you how to find the perfect fit, fabrics, and scale to match your life and home. Bring magazine clippings of rooms you love. Joey will show you how to take your inspiration to a customized designer level. One hour presentation. Stay for lunch and Q&A with Joey and Luxe Interior designers! Free and open to the public. RSVP 215-732-2001 / email@example.com www.LuxeHomePhiladelphia.com
Urban Design Walking Tour: South Philadelphia Benjamin Cromie, AICP Capitolo Playground 9th and Federal Streets (entrance on 9th) Saturday, October 13, 2012 11am-12:30pm Have you ever wondered about how your neighborhood was put together? What does architecture and public space tell us about the cultural, economic, and natural history of a place? Through the lens of urban design, we’ll explore the physical development of South Philadelphia through a guided walking tour. Highlights include the Italian Market and Passyunk Avenue. Sketch pads welcome. See event web page for ticket information. Tickets $15 215-259-8422 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.passyunksquare.ticketleap.com/urban-design-walking tour-south-philadelphia
Sustainable Streets Scavenger Hunt The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities & the Philadelphia Water Department Columbus Square Recreation Center 1200 Wharton Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 11am-1pm From Green Streets to Complete Streets, the City of Philadelphia is re-imagining how its streets should be designed. Join The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities and the Philadelphia Water Department for a Sustainable Streets Scavenger Hunt. Participants will be able to explore some of Philadelphia’s most innovative street design features from those that reduce storm-water overflow to those that protect Philadelphians as they cross, drive, or ride down our urban corridors. Free and open to the public. www.phillywatersheds.org/scavengerhunt
Jewelry Workshop Anthropologie 1801 Walnut Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 11am-12pm
Journal Workshop Anthropologie 1801 Walnut Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 12pm-1pm Create your very own hand-bound journal with Peg and Awl. RSVP required to email@example.com Free/Limited to 20 registrants www.pegandawlbuilt.com event
PSCA Home Tour Passyunk Avenue Civic Association (PSCA) Passyunk Square District Saturday, October 13, 2012 12pm-4pm
The Passyunk Square Civic Association’s Annual Home Tour will feature eight to ten unique homes in the Passyunk Square District. The tour will showcase homes with various architectural designs and creative decorating within this evolving South Philadelphia Neighborhood. Following the tour, there will be a wrap-up party at a local restaurant which will include drink and appetizer specials. Tickets $20 firstname.lastname@example.org www.passyunksquare.org
Bring your cast-off baubles to be transformed into a new jewelry piece by Artemisia. RSVP required - email@example.com Free/Limited to 20 registrants www.theartemisian.com
Stop by to watch a true jewelry craftsman creating and restoring jewelry items. Become informed about how family heirlooms can be repaired and enhanced to be worn again by the the next generation. Learn how an old worn ring can be recycled and enjoyed for years to come. Complimentary inspection and cleaning of one item per customer will be offered. Free and open to the public. 215-462-2332 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.sermaniajewelry.com workshop
Jewelry Workshop Anthropologie 1801 Walnut Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 1pm-2pm Create a one-of-a-kind jewelry piece with accessories designer Lenora Dame. RSVP required to email@example.com Free/Limited to 20 resistrants www.lenoradame.com
Creative Cloud™ and Creative Suite® 6 Workshop for Designers AIGA Philadelphia and Adobe The University of the Arts, Connelly Auditorium, Room 806 211 South Broad Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 1pm-4pm In this workshop you’ll learn how to take advantage of Creative Cloud and the new features of CS6 to streamline and improve your workflow. Find out about using Adobe Muse™ to design and publish HTML web sites without writing code. See how Creative Cloud membership gives you upgrades to all new versions upon release, plus new features and services between releases. Leverage dozens of time-saving enhancements that let you streamline routine design and production tasks. Tickets AIGA Members: $5 Non-members: $15 Students: $10 www.aigaphilly.org
Jewelry Repair and Restoration Sermania Jewelry 1719 East Passyunk Avenue Saturday, October 13, 2012 12pm-5pm
Men of Craft Nice Things Handmade 1731 East Passyunk Avenue Saturday, October 13, 2012 6pm-10pm Black heart letter press and Yardsale press have rounded up some of Philly’s local male crafters for their show...Men of Craft! Free and open to the public. firstname.lastname@example.org www.nicethingshandmade.com
Learn about the history of Globe Dye Works, a former textile dyeing facility in Frankford, and see how artists are helping to transform it into a hub for arts and business. Co-directors Cheryl Harper and Leslie Kaufman will give tours of Catagenesis, an exhibition of 15 site specific multi-media installations on Globe’s ground floor. Organized by Philadelphia Sculptors. Exhibition on view Saturdays and Sundays, September 9-October 12pm-5 pm. Free and open to the public. 215-413-9126 / email@example.com www.philasculptors.org/catagenesis/home
Design VIADUCTgreene/DesignPhiladelphia VIADUCTgreene Underground Arts 1200 Callowhill Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 3pm-5pm Through the Community Design Collaborative, VIADUCTgreene has teamed up with OLIN, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, CVM, and VJ Associates to develop conceptual designs for a 3-block stretch of what could become a 3-mile linear park connecting many neighborhoods to Fairmount Park. VIADUCTgreene wants your input – join us in envisioning the great potential of this soaring and submersive civic space. Bring your ideas and be prepared to let your imaginations run wild. Snacks & bar, too! Free and open to the public. www.viaductgreene.org
Catagenesis — How Dyeing Isn’t Dying Philadelphia Sculptors 4500 Worth Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 2pm-3pm
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Green Wall Design Urban Jungle 1526 E. Passyunk Avenue Saturday, October 13, 2012 4pm-5:30pm Why is a green wall such a unique design method for interior and exterior design? This demonstration will educate you on the intricacies of green wall design. We will show you how to design, prepare, and build a living green wall in your home or business. Free and open to the public. RSVP 215-952-0811 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.urbanjunglephila.com
Show & Tell NextFab 3711 Market Street Saturday, October 13, 2012 5pm-8pm
Simple ReUpholstering Workshop Era Atomica 1726 E Passyunk Ave Saturday, October 13, 2012 6pm-7pm
Attention local designers, architects, artists, inventors, and engineers! This is your opportunity to show off your product or ideas and get feedback from other folks in the similar industries. Is your project unfinished? Ask one of the experts for suggestions and recommendations. Meet the designers/ creators and get to know them in person.
Grab that old dining chair and join us for a quick and easy hands-on demo on how to bring new life to an old seat. 215-551-2345 / EraAtomica1726@gmail.com www.era-atomica.com
Tickets $5 215-921-3649 / email@example.com www.nextfabstudio.com event
Avalon Clare, an artist and illustrator from Colorado, has lived In Philly for the past eight years. Through this collection of digital drawings, Clare introduces East Passyunk Avenue â€” her favorite part of the city â€” celebrating its people and places: the baristas, waitresses, hairdressers, and residents who have made it the interesting and eclectic street that has captured her imagination.
South Philly in South Philly Avalon Clare at Fringe Salon 1728 East Passyunk Avenue 6pm-10pm Saturday, October 13, 2012
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
215-339-1778 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.fringesalononline.com
Instagram Accordian Book Casa Papel 804 North 2nd Street Sunday, October 14, 2012 11am-1pm Learn how to make an accordion book from start to finish. The 5 x 5 accordion book is designed to hold prints of your favorite Instagram photos or any square format images. You’ll come away with your very own brag book that makes a nice gift or just something to cherish. Written instructions are included, as well as mimosas and baked goods. Tickets $20 RSVP 267-761-9149 / email@example.com www.casapapel.com event
Bridge + Tunnel Bike Ride Trophy Bikes University City 30th Street Station 30th and Market Streets Sunday, October 14, 2012 12:15pm-4:30pm This easy paced, 12 mile ride rolls over and under expressways, rivers and rail lines. Enjoy Philly’s most bike-friendly bridge, dive into the city’s longest subterranean street and ring your bell in echoing tunnels. This is a city ride - sturdy tires a plus. Come early to buy a bell if you don’t have one. Bring: spare tube, helmet, lock, lights, camera. Start and finish at 30th Street Station. Refreshments following.
October 14, 2012
Tickets $5 215-222-2020 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.trophybikes.com
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WHAT DESIGN ELEMENTS MAKE PHILADELPHIA UNIQUE? Inside Corner Michael McGettigan Philadelphia’s grid plan makes for lots of corners; it’s always a pleasure wondering what’s around that 90-degree bend. But sometimes you want a little something different. And in the heart of Philadelphia, you can find that urban rarity—the inside corner. Namely, where West Washington Square and South Washington Square meet. Usually you turn a corner—here, the corner turns around you. The Farm Journal Building anchors a graceful curve and some plantings camouflage the place where the two walls meet. Pivot to feel the masonry rising up behind you—just high enough!, and calmly take in one of the great “rooms” of the world—Washington Square. The odd coziness makes Washington the most humane of Penn’s original squares, at least from this vantage point. Rittenhouse is defined by the towers around it; Logan by its vista down the Parkway; Franklin Square will always feel like a gateway, with the mighty Ben Franklin Bridge dominating its eastern border. Only Washington Square has your back— more like the squares embedded in older sections of London, Barcelona or other ancient towns. Edge in, close to where the walls connect and be simultaneously enclosed and free — gaze clear across to the Curtis Building and Walnut Street’s bustle. You can feel the city’s embrace. Michael McGettigan is the proprietor of Trophy Bikes University City and Trophy Bikes Northern Liberties/Philadelphia specialists in urban, commuting and touring cycles. www.trophybikes.com
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The Rolling Stones: Portraits and Performance Photographs Calderwood Gallery, 20th Century Design and Photography
Transforming Education through Design-Thinking Workshop Philadelphia University’s Strategic Design MBA- The MBA for Hybrid Thinkers & Design-Lab Schools, LLC Philadelphia University, Kanbar Performance Space 4201 Henry Avenue Sunday, October 14, 2012 1pm-4pm Do you think that schools could be better than they are? Learn how design-thinking is transforming education from kindergarten through graduate school. Design-thinking provides tools and an innovative skill set to think creatively, brainstorm out-of-the-box ideas, and work collaboratively to come up with innovations in products, services and experiences. This is an interactive workshop designed to get you moving and thinking about how to boost creativity and problem-solving in your classroom, work place, and community. email@example.com www.philau.edu/strategicdesignmba www.design-labschools.org
631 North Broad Street Sunday, October 14, 2012 1pm-5pm Maybe You Can’t Always Get What You Want but you will get plenty of Satisfaction from these original photo portraits and performance photographs of one of the greatest rock ‘n roll bands ever. Includes works by celebrated photographers Cecil Beaton, Mark Seliger, Sante D’Orazio, Albert Watson, Ken Regan, and Ron Galella. Famous, iconic images used in Vogue and Rolling Stone magazine; plus some that will leave you Shattered. Wild Horses shouldn’t keep you away.
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
215-546-5357 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.calderwoodgallery.com 92
Explore Southeast by Southeast City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program 1927 South 7th Street Sunday, October 14, 2012 1pm-3pm
Make a Handbag with On 3 Designs Spool 1912 South Street Sunday, October 14, 2012 1:30pm & 3pm workshops 1pm-4pm purse exhibition
215-685-0753 / email@example.com www.muralarts.org event
Granville Studios Grand Opening, Featuring Scrap Scrap Putt Putt Granville Studios 2137 North American Street Sunday, October 14, 2012 1pm-5pm Granville Studios will feature an indoor mini-golf course made from various project scraps from our current residents: LIGHTFAST design+build, offering custom fabrication, contract metal finishing, consultations, and training to architects, designers, and fabricators; Twelve26studio, a custom metal, art, and furniture fabrication studio; and McBrien Design Carpentry/FarmHaus Modern, purveyor of rustic modern furniture, handmade in Philadelphia. BlasseyDesign will also present Last Fare Nightscape: a Multimedia Exploration of a Philadelphia Cab Ride.
Join Julie Lange to create a simple, yet chic, no sew handbag using On 3 Designs’ original, screen printed fabric. $10 fee for purse supplies. Exhibition is free and open to the public. On3Designs@yahoo.com www.On3Designs.com lecture
Designing the Patch Adams Free Clinic Patch Adams Free Clinic Phildelphia Drexel University, University City Campus, Room TBD Sunday, October 14, 2012 2pm This event presents concepts for the Patch Adams Free Clinic, to be located in a low-income Philadelphia Neighborhood. The solar clinic will provide preventive and primary care on a co-op basis, including dental, optical and holistic therapies. It will be surrounded by orchards and gardens. Green jobs training will be offered for solar technologies and edible landscaping. Research/ sketch designs by students at Philadelphia University, Drexel University and neighborhood residents will be presented.
Celebrate South Philadelphia’s diverse and creative immigrant populations through the Mural Arts Program’s Southeast by Southeast project. Join us at our studio to sample Nepali cuisine, enjoy a Nepali dance performance, watch a demonstration of Burmese weaving, and help paint a mural with Miriam Singer and Shira Walinsky. Afterward take a guided walking tour of the neighborhood: visit a Cambodian Temple, Philadelphia’s only Nepali grocery store, a community garden, and our new public art projects.
215-805-8330 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.paulglover.org/1006.html
215-634-4328 / email@example.com www.granvillestudios.com 94
Introduction to Letterpress Workshop Red Wheel Press/HYMY Industries 2215 East Tioga Street Sunday, October 14, 2012 2pm-4pm
Drinking In The Essence of DesignReasons Allegra & Dolores / DesignReasons 343 East Wynnewood Road Merion Station PA Sunday, October 14, 2012 2pm-5pm
Tickets $40 RSVP required in advance. Space is limited. firstname.lastname@example.org www.redwheel.thefactorye.com event
Design Advocacy Group Tenth Anniversary Party Center for Architecture 1218 Arch Street Sunday, October 14, 2012 2pm-4pm For ten years the Design Advocacy Group (DAG) has been advancing the level of dialogue about architecture and planning in Philadelphia. We’re hosting a party to celebrate our anniversary, and to toast winning postcard-worthy new buildings from the last ten years. Come greet new and old friends! RSVP www.designadvocacy.org Free and open to the public. www.designadvocacy.org
Receive a tour of an international-style home created by the noted architect S. Kendrick Lichty. Before graduating from the University of Pennsylvania (1924), he received the Beaux Arts Award and was praised for his work on Ardmore’s Times Medical Building. In 2008, DesignReasons saw a dilapidated gem of a home and began restoration and remodelling. DesignReasons invites you to view the product lines we represent, and enjoy a wine and cheese reception. RSVP 215-873-0400 / email@example.com www.designreasons.com event
The Switched-On Garden 002 Data Garden at Bartram’s Garden 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard Sunday, October 14, 2012 2pm-8pm
This two and a half hour workshop introducines the basics of letterpress printing, with information and demonstrations on working with metal type and printing on a Vandercook press. Attendees will receive hands-on instruction in setting type and printing.
Join Data Garden at the oldest surviving botanic garden in North America for an interactive exhibition exploring the relationship between plants, music and technology. Participants will have the opportunity to wander Bartram’s Garden and connect with their natural environment through live music, performance, and sculpture that blurs the distinction between biological, digital, and design worlds. Free and open to the public. 267-968-4726 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.datagarden.org
Look, touch, move and make with designer Bernardo Margulis at the most playful place in Philadelphia. Celebrate the Cut Cut Cut exhibition with a reception for all ages. Be inspired and experiment using your own ideas during an ongoing workshop featuring hands-on experience of pattern and other elements of the show. Cut Cut Cut will be on view from October 1-27, 2012. Tickets $16 / Free with museum admission 215-581-3181 / email@example.com www.pleasetouchmuseum.org lecture
I Have Always Relied on the Kindness of Strangers Collab : Philadelphia Museum of Art Perelman Building Fairmount and Pennsylvania Avenues Sunday, October 14, 2012 3pm Collab unveils Miss Blanche, a recent addition to the design collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Curator Kathryn Hiesinger explains how the acrylic and lacquered tubular aluminum chair by Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata was fabricated, and why several of the greatest museums in the world think this is worthy of their collections.
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Cut Cut Cut: A Collection of Wallpapers Inspired by Traditional Cut Paper Crafts Please Touch Museum 4231 Avenue of the Republic Sunday, October 14, 2012 3pm-5pm
o n e that attracts visito rs an d n ew resi d ents ali ke.â€? - Jason Schupbach, director of design for the National Endowment for the Arts
Free with museum admission. 215-235-7469 / www.philamuseum.org/collab
photo courtesy of OLIN
WHAT DESIGN ELEMENTS MAKE PHILADELPHIA UNIQUE? The Fairmount Richard Roark No other place in Philadelphia captures my imagination like the Fairmount (2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway), the much beloved hill christened by William Penn that overlooks the surrounding city, including Fairmount Park and the Schuylkill River, and crowned by The Philadelphia Museum of Art. I probably shouldn’t admit that, when I first moved to Philadelphia, I raced with much panting and many shoe-tie breaks to the top of the Art Museum steps, fists pumping in triumph. These days, I like to consider myself a seasoned local, but I’ve never lost my fascination with this place. The site once served as Philadelphia’s water works and was anchored to the city grid by architects Jacques Gréber and Paul Cret’s cultural boulevard, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. And, of course, there is the grand museum itself, designed by architect Julian Abele. Today, the Fairmount offers breathtaking views of the city, which inspired OLIN’s design for the Art Museum’s Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. But you don’t need a history lesson to be transformed by this place. I still visit just to rest in the shade, watch rollerbladers and river scullers, and maybe even take a jog up the Art Museum’s steps. Richard Roark, RLA, ASLA, LEED® AP (BD+C), Partner, OLIN, landscape architecture, urban design and planning studio. theolinstudio.com
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Qualities of Life in Philadelphia PHILLY WORKS Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 South 18th Street September 6, 2012-November 25, 2012 Tuesday-Sunday 11am-5:30pm Philly Works is dedicated to empowering the creative citizens in Philadelphia through exhibitions, lectures, panel discussions, and design workshops. We are a collective capable of sharing skill sets and resources to produce new collaborative work. This exhibition showcases ideas and solutions for our city in the hope that someday we may see these projects implemented and supported to improve everybodyâ€™s Quality of Life. Opening reception: Thursday, September 20, 2012 6pm-8pm. Book release party on Thursday October 11, 6pm-8pm. Free and open to the public. firstname.lastname@example.org / www.phillyworks.net email@example.com / www.philartalliance.org
For up-to-date information, visit www.designphiladelphia.org
Three Generations of Book Collectors: The Evan Turner Gift Athenaeum of Philadelphia 219 South 6th Street September 7, 2012-November 7, 2012 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm First and Third Saturdays 11am-3pm
Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up Community Design Collaborative Philadelphia Center for Architecture 1218 Arch Street September 17-October 19, 2012 Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 12-6pm
Consisting primarily of books acquired over a forty year period, beginning in the 1930s by Albert Morton Turner, this rare book collection reflects the Turner familyâ€™s personal interest in classical and Renaissance authors, fine printing and the book arts, book provenance, and, in particular, English literature. In 2006 the Turner Collection was donated to the Athenaeum of Philadelphia by Evan H. Turner, former Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Free and open to the public. 215-925-2688 www.philaathenaeum.org/events.html exhibition
Dive into an exhibition of great green designs that soak up stormwater and create engaging, beautiful, and fun places to be in the city. Co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Water Department, US Environmental Protection Agency, and Community Design Collaborative, this juried national exhibition aims to inspire a new wave of local projects that support Philadelphiaâ€™s innovative stormwater management plan, Green City, Clean Waters. Free and open to the public. firstname.lastname@example.org www.infill.cdesignc.org
Locals Only: Neon Signs inspired by your favorite dive Masthead/Grayhood 340 Brown Street September 14-October 12, 2012 By appointment only
LOCALS ONLY: neon signs inspired by your local dives, is a group show of all Philly designers, illustrators, and artists working in the medium of neon. Inspired by the warm beers and the cold neon glow of your home town bar. Reception Wednesday, October 10th, 6-9pm. 215-359-8118 / email@example.com www.mastheadprintstudio.com
Open Air Rafael Lozano-Hemmer Commissioned by the Association for Public Art Benjamin Franklin Parkway September 20-October 14, 2012
Gary Magakis The Snyderman-Works Galleries 303 Cherry Street October 5-November 30, 2012 Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm
Inspired by the city’s rich tradition of democracy and respect for free speech, Open Air was created specifically for Philadelphia and for participation by the general public. Using a free mobile app, participants are invited to record and submit messages — shout-outs, poems, songs, rants, and dedications — both onsite on the Parkway and online at openairphilly.net. In response, 24 powerful robotic searchlights, stationed strategically along a
half-mile section of the Parkway, will create unique, dynamic light formations in the sky. The lights can be seen from up to 10 miles away and the voice recordings can be heard through the app, the project website, or public speakers at the Project Information Center.
The Project Information Center at Eakins Oval (24th Street and the Parkway, Hours: 7:30pm–11pm) will be equipped with seating areas for watching the lights and listening to the messages, and free mobile loan stations. There will also be an Information Outpost located at Sister Cities Park (18th Street and Logan Square, Hours: 7:30pm–11pm). Free and open to the public. Download the app. www.openairphilly.net
Nationally exhibited Philadelphia designer Gary Magakis fabricates large patinated steel and bronze cabinets, floor and table lamps, sculpture and wall-mounted mirrors. Creating refreshingly original interactions of texture, color and markmaking with these materials, his work makes reference to the timeless sensibilities of Noguchi and Nakashima, and the dynamic energy of Paul Evans’ bold use of metals. SnydermanWorks Galleries will exhibit new pieces of Magakis’ ‘Landscape Series’ cabinets as part of DesignPhiladelphia. Free and open to the public. firstname.lastname@example.org www.snyderman-works.com event
The Day of the Dead Symbolism in Latin American Craft Eye’s Gallery 402 South Street October 5-November 5, 2012 Monday-Thursday 11am-7pm Friday-Saturday 11am-8pm Sunday 12pm-7pm
Learn about the tradition and mystery of the Day of the Dead the dramatic, colorful celebration for honoring the dead. Enjoy our three floors of folk art, exhibiting the use of Latin American crafts at home. Buy a sugar skull and decorate it in our Skull Room! Papier-mâché demonstrations by visiting Mexican artisans. Eye’s Gallery is a South Street institution since 1968. Free and open to the public. 215-925-0193 / email@example.com www.eyesgallery.com 108
Ronaldus Shamask: Form, Fashion, Reflection Philadelphia Museum of Art Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave October 6, 2012-March 10, 2013 Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Up and Dirty Shift Space Design LLC 2313 Fairmount Avenue October 10-14, 2012 9am
Free to Museum members, $20 general admission. 215-684-7860 / firstname.lastname@example.org www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/772.html
Free and open to the public. email@example.com www.shiftspacedesign.com
Stained Glass in Victorian Era Philadelphia Karen Lightner / Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street, Art Hallway Gallery, 2nd Floor October 8-November 30, 2012 Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm Friday 9am-6pm Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 1pm-5pm
/adaptations/ Curated by Ginni Stiles Provenance Architecturals 912 Canal Street October 10-20, 2012 11am-4pm
From the vaults of the Art Department, and Print and Picture Collection at the Free Library, comes a number of original drawings for the late-19th to early-20th century stained glass windows by the William Willet and Oesterle Glass Works. Free and open to the public. www.freelibrary.org
Shift Space Design will be unveiling its new design for a green roof showcasing a Do-It-Yourself kit. Designed for the masses, these kits are locally made with zero waste and can be used on every structure from a doghouse to your rooftop. Join us to see how you can get these Up (on your roof) and (your hands) Dirty. Additionally, during DesignPhiladelphia we will begin our campaign on kickstarter.com where you can pre-order.
/adaptations/ is an exhibition to showcase leading developments in sustainable, emergent, and regenerative systems, particularly those which are informed by biological and natural processes. Patterns of global consumption, resource depletion, and pollution have rendered many of our current modes of design and production insufficient or harmful to our existence. Innovative solutions to these issues are essential and as they emerge, they collectively influence and integrate the fields of design to bring us back into balance.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Ronaldus Shamask (American, born Netherlands 1945) burst onto the runway with thoughtfully spare, minimalist works during a time of buoyant excess. Disregarding trends, Shamask drew on his background in illustration, architecture, theater, and dance, as well as collaborations with choreographers and artists to create a timeless body of work that paved the way for the minimalist fashions of today.
Free and open to the public. www.adaptations2012.org
Fruit Follows Function Charter High School for Architecture and Design AIA Bookstore 7th and Sansom Streets October 10-13 10am-8pm October 14 12pm-5pm Working with the AIA Book Store, Fruit Follows Function is a shop window exhibition by students from the Charter High School For Architecture and Design. Students from the Architecture and Design club at CHAD were asked to design small structures to support and hold various types of fruit. CHAD is a public, independent tuition-free charter high school and is the first for Architecture and Design in the nation. Free and open to the public. www.chadphila.org
SUPERLUMENARY: A B rown B ag D igital A rt E xhibit 319 North 11th Street, #2J October 10-14, 2012 10am-8pm What happens when a group of artists are provided with the same resources for creation? SUPERLUMENARY hosts its first ever collaborative digital art exhibition. Pairing identical sets of creative display hardware with artists and designers actively utilizing video and light, the exhibited results will feature a collection of low-resolution LED works. Free and open to the public. firstname.lastname@example.org www.superlumenary.com
Our Sponsors We gratefully acknowledge our sponsors for their generous support. Lead The University of the Arts Signature DuPont™ Corian® John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Locks Foundation Paragraph, Inc Poor Richard’s Charitable Trust The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Supporting Adobe CRW Graphics Media Philadelphia Weekly Architect’s Newspaper Yelp! Companion Bressler Group Center for Architecture DigitasHealth Provenance Architecturals 12th Street Catering Friends Arcadia Boutique CDA&I Architecture & Interiors Community First Abstract Grenald Waldron Associates Langhorne Carpets Michael Garden/CITYSPACE Philadelphia Mortgage Advisors Sparkplug Innovations
Contributors Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction Caroline & Peter Piven Caesarstone CH Briggs City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce Cloud Gehshan Associates COLLAB Community Design Collaborative Corzo Center for the Creative Economy CultureWorks Philadelphia Design Reasons Eberlein Design Consultants Eggersmann Studio Philadelphia Feast Your Eyes Catering Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation International Furnishings and Design Association InLiquid Jane Pepper Jeff Carpenter Joan Johnson John Milner Architects, Inc Marguerite Rodgers, Ltd Marketplace Design Center Metcalfe Architecture & Design Metropolitan Bakery Minima Mode Moderne Moore College of Art & Design Morihata International Ltd OLC Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show Philadelphia University Plumer & Associates, Inc Scarlett Alley Stadler-Kahn The Center for Art in Wood Tom Miles 114
DesignPhiladelphia Production Team Hilary Jay Executive Director Emaleigh Doley Special Projects and Public Relations Manager Jackie Starker Programming Coordinator Deborah Shapiro Advertising Coordinator Eileen Marolla Development & Volunteer Coordinator Meghann Hickson Graduate Intern 2012 Event guide made possible through the generous support of the following Design: Paragraph, Inc. Printing: CRW Graphics Paper: Domtar Advisory Team Ivy Silver/Sparkplug Innovations, Executive Advisor Bob Aretz Bruce Benjamin Richard Binswanger Josette Bonafino Sean Buffington Jeff Carpenter Ian Cross Geoff DiMasi Roz Duffy Aaron Goldblatt Jane Golden
Alan Greenberger Margaret Hughes Neil Kleinman Sueyun Locks Eileen Marolla Jane Pepper Eugenie Perret Michael Schmick Gary Steuer Ginni Stiles Caroline Tiger Alina Wheeler 115
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Industrial Strength Parties Philadelphia始s reimagined former barrel factory in the South Kensington Art District, Front & Palmer is byob for 10 to 200+ guests. Cuisine by Feast Your Eyes Catering. Visit our web site to see photos, or call today to arrange a visit. 1750 N. Front Street Philadelphia, PA 19122 www.frontandpalmer.com 215.634.3002 Front & Palmer offers loft space, art chandeliers by Warren Muller, design by RJ Thornburg, accent furniture from Groundwork,solar panels and grassy parking.
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Phase Two Dedications OCTOBER 12 | 5:30 PM Mural on Quarry Street at N. 3rd Street — The Center for Art in Wood and the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program celebrate their collaboration on a mural, Written in Wood, by acclaimed mural artist Benjamin Volta and participants in the Mural Arts Program Guild Shipping Doors — Designed by artist Gord Peteran and titled, AT THE CENTER Collection Cabinets Unveiling — tours of the mezzanine level in The Center, led by Executive Director, Albert LeCoff
formerly the wood turning center
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Imagine the Possibilities Interior wall surfaces “Pucker Up” wall panels of DuPont™ Corian®, design Tristan Al-Haddad.
Architecture & Interiors
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Graphic Designers Paula Scher + Seymour Chwast Collab Design Excellence Award December 1, 2012
36th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art
November 8-11, 2012 Preview Party on November 7th Pennsylvania Convention Center
THE ART & DESIGN OF EVERYDAY LIFE Experience the work of 195 of the best contemporary craft artists in the United States. This year, 41 of the artists are new to the Show. British and Irish contemporary crafts will be featured in this year’s Guest Artist Program. Show proceeds fund educational programs, acquisitions of art and special exhibitions for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 215-684-7930 • www.pmacraftshow.org Presented by The Women’s Committee and the Craft Show Committee for the benefit of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Images (left to right): Work by Thomas Mann, Meg Little, Scott Gamble
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PHILADELPHIA A program of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
What’s your best idea for the arts in Philadelphia? Knight Foundation is investing $9 million in innovative arts ideas that inspire and enrich Philadelphia’s communities. To date, 71 ideas have been awarded $5.4 million. Is this your year? Tell us your idea when the third round of the Knight Arts Challenge opens in the fall. Need inspiration? Visit
WORLD-CLASS CUSTOM WILTON CARPET, NOW WITHIN REACH In recognition of DESIGNPHILADELPHIA, and after more than 80 years of serving the trade, we are opening our historic Penndel, Bucks County mill doors – and our incomparable collection – to the public. Come see why our exceptional Jacquard Wilton carpets – including our new Peruvian Alpaca line – are truly the foundation of fine interiors You are invited to schedule an appointment, shop, and see our artisan weavers and their authentic looms in action.
201 W. Lincoln Highway (Business Route 1) Penndel, PA 19047 215.757.5155 www.LanghorneCarpets.com
Century Furniture | Suite 105
The ultimate in design From classic to modern, sophisticated to eclectic, neutral to bold, design inspiration is born here.
2400 Market Street | Philadelphia, PA | 215-561-5000 | www.marketplacedc.com Design professionals: Monday-Friday 9-5 | Consumer browsing: Monday-Friday 10-5 Follow Marketplace Design Center on
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Special events happening throughout select showrooms.
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Dessert and book signing following the event Century Furniture Suite 105
“A Visual Life: Scrapbooks, Collages & Inspirations” Charlotte Moss Wednesday, October 10 | 11:30 a.m.
Grand Hall, Fourth Floor
Charlotte will share her inspiration and personal reflections on design and style – and all the arts of living, from decorating to entertaining, gardening and more.
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Arper BD Barcelona Blu Dot Bontempi De La Espada Desalto Gan Rugs
~ delicious bakery goods by design ~
Gandia Blasco Gratz Industries Jesse Kartell Kymo Living Divani Marset Minotti
MissoniHome Moooi Paola Lenti Prandina Tom Dixon Tonelli Viso Vitra
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MFA in INTERIOR DESIGN
for those with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than interior design First professional degree
for those with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than GRADUATE STUDIES at MOORE for interior designmen and women working Drop in Tours: (First Thursday 4:30 − 6:30 pm) Sept 6, 2012 Oct 4, 2012 Nov 1, 2012 Dec 6, 2012
Open House: December 13, 2012
Application Deadline: February 1, 2013
Are you a hybrid thinker? PhilaU’s Strategic Design MBA integrates the analytical intelligence of business with the creative intelligence of design to develop hybrid thinkers who can identify opportunities and map creative business solutions.
Design in the Garden Artist Alex Gilliam’s Public Workshop October 13, 10am to 2pm Gilliam and participating children will design a unique play space in the garden. The project, part of DesignPhiladelphia, will be on view through Oct. 15, the closing day of the PHS Pop Up Garden at 1905 Walnut Street. sponsored by:
Now accepting applications to the inaugural class for January 2013. Visit www.philau.edu/strategicdesignmba to apply and become a hybrid thinker.
Smart, desirable, feasible, marketable innovation to make the world better is what we do. IT’S WHAT YOU’LL DO.
V inta g e M i d - C e nt u r y M o d e r n F u r n i t u re Herman Miller for the Home Dealer
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WWW.MODEMODERNE.COM Eames® Lounge Chair & Ottoman, designers: Charles and Ray Eames Manufacturer Herman Miller:
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Philadelphia Weekly: 40 years of raising awareness and connecting communities, all by design.
office: 215.922.4200 mobile: 215.880.9133
1500 Sansom St., 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102 215.563.7400 philadelphiaweekly.com
Design Driven Realtors
Representing Buyers and Sellers with attention to detail beyond their expectations. Scott Neifeld 215.275.3040 Bruce Benjamin 215.805.0172 phillysbestaddress.com
226 South Street Philadelphia PA 215.922.4200 Private Residence Architect: Amburn/Jarosinski | Interior: Fury Design | Photography: Brian Van Scoy
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Published on Sep 6, 2012
Published on Sep 6, 2012
Browse the 8th annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival event guide. Presented in partnership with The University of the Arts, the DesignPhiladelp...