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By Sharon Leshner on Aug 18, 2017
DesignPhiladelphia 2017 Celebrates Local and World Renowned Designers BDDW founder, Tyler Hays, and Cappellini creative director, Guilio Cappellini to present programs Philadelphia, PA – August 18, 2017 – The 2017 DesignPhiladelphia Festival, October 5-14, 2017, highlights some of the best designers Philadelphia has to offer, while also celebrating some of the world’s greatest designers. Tyler Hays of BDDW is both. His company, BDDW, is a world-renowned furniture design company with its headquarters right here in Fishtown. Millésimé, an Old City staple, is bringing Guilio Cappellini to highlight the Italian furniture company’s work, and also to moderate a discussion with local... more
By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Aug 7, 2017
The Center for Architecture and Design is looking for a part-time Facilities Assistant who has experience working with a team and effectively communicating among his/her team members. We are looking for a critical team member who will be responsible for setting up rooms for events and meetings, light cleaning of restrooms, kitchen, and meeting spaces, and ability to follow morning opening and evening closing procedures. Primary responsibilities include: • Review weekly schedule and event floorplans (if applicable) and insure that rooms are set appropriately. (this includes moving furniture) • Monitor trash and recycling cans, empty when necessary. • Keep kitchen... more
Fast Forward >> Philly: Open Call for Presenters
By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Jun 8, 2017
Fast Forward >> Philly , now in its sixth year, offers a lineup of rapid-fire presentations consisting of 20 slides, 20 seconds each, delivered in front of an audience of design and Philadelphia enthusiasts. This year’s event will be held on the evening of Friday, October 13, at the Center for Architecture + Design (1218 Arch St.) We invite all manner of civic visionaries to answer the open call for presenters, and submit 5 images and your take on What’s Next for Philly? In 200 words or less to [email protected] by Friday, August 25. For more information about the event,... more