news + commentary on design
By Katrina Virbitsky on Oct 16, 2014
Join us for a “round-robin” conversation with Susan S. Szenasy, longtime Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Metropolis Magazine and metropolismag.com; Hilary Jay, Director of the Center for Architecture; and Joseph G. Brin, architect, artist, and writer. A book signing of Szenasy, Design Advocate will follow. more
By Katrina Virbitsky on Oct 13, 2014
DesignPhiladelphia proudly presents, Lairs of Self, the closing program for the Festival’s 10th anniversary. Designers Sean Martorana and Dejha Ti have created an immersive installation - an imaginative integration of projection mapping, filmed design experiments, and interactive elements. 360 degree video projections wrap onto the colossal walls of the 5,000 square foot Crane Arts’ Icebox, and appear precisely on a 12 foot, one ton sculpture made of Dupont™ Corian®. (It’s not just for counter tops anymore!) more
By Katrina Virbitsky on Oct 11, 2014
To celebrate Roche Bobois’ 40th anniversary in the United States, the French high-end furniture design company has collaborated with an outstanding American designer, Stephen Burks, on The Traveler Collection - which captures a multi-cultural and well-traveled way of life. more