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2018 Festival

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September 29, 2018

WHAT: Join us for an exclusive first look at a unique joint design showhouse from 36 Craven and Millésimé in advance of opening its doors to the public as part of the 2018 DesignPhiladelphia festival.

September 17, 2018

October 6: West | October 7: Northwest 
October 13: Northeast | October 14: South 
PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 14, 2018. 

September 17, 2018

(30 August 2018 – Philadelphia, PA)  Minima, a retail leader of luxurious contemporary design based in Philadelphia, will host Touched X Design, a multi-sensory experience and opening celebration for Sensory Design. The launch is part of

September 17, 2018

WHEN: October 10, 2018 / 5:00–6:30pm

WHERE: Lightbox Film Center, International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia

September 13, 2018
Dezeen Jobs is 10! The world’s most vibrant architecture and design jobs board asked their earliest advertisers to tell us how the recruitment site has helped build their companies. Read on for their responses.
September 7, 2018


Contact: Leah Silverstein, Director of Operations and Special Projects, 215-247-9329 x202; 

[email protected]

September 6, 2018

To design purpose; create the world you want to see

September 6, 2018


With over 120 events over nine days, this year’s DesignPhiladelphia festival is jammed packed with so many incredible exhibits, talks, and parties – it will be hard to choose – but it will be easy to navigate with our new DesignPhilly App.  So grab your phone and download it TODAY!

August 16, 2018


Welcome to the 14th Annual DesignPhiladelphia festival.  We have plenty of new experiences that are sure to make this festival, the BEST. ONE. YET.