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September 29, 2018 | DesignPhiladelphia, 2018 Festival, From our Friends, Press Releases
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. Transforming every room of one of Philadelphia’s iconic 18th century homes on Elfreth’s Alley into a modern 21st century dwelling, the venture aims to showcase how antique décor can be curated alongside modern living. The house is filled with unique pieces and “Instagrammable” moments for a thoughtful and sensory experience. WHO: Owner of 36 Craven & President of Elfreth’s Alley Association, Neil Frauenglass + Owner of Millésimé, Jinous Kazemi WHEN: Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 10 a.m.- Noon, Mimosas and light bites will be served WHERE: Elfreth’s Alley, 124 Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia, PA 19106 About Elfreth’s Alley: Elfreth's Alley is a historic street in Philadelphia, dating to 1702. As of 2012, there are 32 houses on the street, which were built between 1728 and 1836. The Elfreth's Alley Museum is located at #124 and 126. The alley is a National Historic Landmark. Located in the Old City neighborhood, it is between North 2nd Street and North Front Street, in the block between Arch and Race Streets...more
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September 17, 2018 | DesignPhiladelphia, 2018 Festival
October 6: West | October 7: Northwest October 13: Northeast | October 14: South PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 14, 2018. The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), presented by the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), is a citywide festival taking place over four days this October. POST is a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of a visual artist and an opportunity to join (free of charge) in appreciation of the creative culture that pulses through the heart of every neighborhood in Philadelphia. Through an approachable and easy-to-navigate, self-guided our, the program spotlights the vitality of Philadelphia’s contributions artists make to our city’s economic and civic life. Artists will open their studio doors between NOON and 6PM on the day their region of the city is featured to welcome the public. Activities include: studio visits, hands-on demonstrations, workshops, artist discussions, receptions, guided tours, and featured exhibitions. No other open studio event in the region provides a rich and diverse cultural experience to the public. Comprehensive festival information is available at www.philaopenstudios.org , the best source for the most up-to-date details about participating artists, venue locations, and events. Audiences can search POST participants alphabetically by last name, geographically by...more
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September 17, 2018 | 2018 Festival, DesignPhiladelphia
(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 Philadelphia Design District’s seven-day DesignPhiladelphia 2018 program, and is scheduled for Saturday, October 6th, 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Touched by Design will be held in Minima’s two Old City locations, and will feature work from local ceramicist Teresa Chang, as well as Bomma’s hand-blown glass lighting collection, and new furniture from Italian design house, Minotti. Teresa Chang’s limited edition, hand-built porcelain pieces are influenced by the simplicity of Korean and Japanese pottery. Her textured tabletop collection in bone white and graphite gray are being designed specifically to complement Minima’s elegant and sensuous furniture displays. In Minima’s 118 North 3rd Street showroom, Chang will throw pots on her ceramic wheel, appealing to both our visual and tactile senses. All work will be available for sale. Minotti’s exquisite 2018 Collection, A Tale of an Infinite Present, will be exhibited in Minima’s 131 N. 3rd St showroom. Minotti’s chief designer, Rodolfo Dordoni, coordinated this internal collection, an expression of classic but contemporary taste. Timeless designs, including...more
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September 17, 2018 | DesignPhiladelphia, 2018 Festival
WHEN: October 10, 2018 / 5:00–6:30pm WHERE: Lightbox Film Center, International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia WHAT: World-renowned furniture and interior designer Ilse Crawford describes her practice as “creating environments where humans feel comfortable; public spaces that make people feel at home; and homes that are habitable and make sense for the people who live in them.” In this talk for the Wolf Humanities Center’s 2018-19 Forum on “Stuff,” the founder of StudioIlse will explain why interiors—and the stuff that fills them—matter, how our imagined order and values are embedded in the material world we make, and how meaningful this can be in the wake of the digital. Program presented in association with the 2018 DesignPhiladelphia Festival. HOW: Event is free and open to the public. For more information and to pre-register: https://wolfhumanities.upenn.edu/events/ilse-crawford ABOUT THE WOLF HUMANITIES CENTER The Wolf Humanities Center is the University of Pennsylvania’s main hub for interdisciplinary humanities research and public programming. Our goals are to demonstrate how vital the humanities are to the life of the mind and the health of society, and how fundamentally connected they are with many areas of urgent inquiry in medicine, law, business, and the sciences. The humanities as...more
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September 13, 2018 | DesignPhiladelphia, 2018 Festival
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. Plus to celebrate, they’re rolling back the cost of job ads to 2008 prices. Looking to hire soon? For one month you can purchase a standard ad for just $100 or a featured job ad for $250. "Dezeen Jobs has reinvented recruitment for our industry" – Clemency Christopherson, Wilkinson Eyre Dezeen Jobs is the quickest, most direct way to connect with talented, enthusiastic and forward-thinking candidates. It has reinvented recruitment for our industry and has made it possible to reach and place good people fast. Congratulations Dezeen Jobs, onwards and upwards. We like you so much that we've never advertised on any other recruitment sites in the last 10 years" – Charlie Perry, Skandium We've recruited some great staff over the years through Dezeen. You always deliver candidates with a real passion for design and that's exactly what we're looking for. We like you so much that we've never advertised on any other recruitment sites in the last 10 years. Happy birthday! "Dezeen Jobs has been...more