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By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Nov 4, 2019
Millésimé a Design Showroom in Old City, is hosting an event to benefit the local animal shelter – PAWS. Designs, books and pets come together for a very special event. Millésimé and Ligne Roset will host the Philadelphia launch of Mr. Waffles Loves Design, the new book by design writer Lisa S. Roberts. During the event, PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, will be onsite at the Millésimé design store with adoptable cats and dogs. Lisa will be signing copies of her book and all profits from the sales that day will go to PAWS. Date: November 9, 2019 Time:... more
By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Nov 4, 2019
O’Donnell & Naccarato is a creative consulting structural engineering firm operating nationally to support the entire building lifecycle. O&N leverages 38 years of experience in the design of new buildings, renovations, retrofits, expansions, and restorations of all types and levels of complexity. O&N has over 50 Engineers registered across 49 states plus the District of Columbia. Annually, the firm is responsible for the design of 850 projects on average with construction values in excess of $2 billion. O’Donnell & Naccarato’s core Structural Engineering services are complemented by an in-house facade and garage restoration division staffed with SPRAT-certified personnel equipped to... more

Designers that COLLAB has brought to Philadelphia

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Nov 4, 2019
In March 1970 after several months of meetings, a “launching party” was held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to introduce to the public what would become COLLAB. In November 2019, COLLAB invites you to celebrate five decades of supporting design at the Museum. COLLAB 50 | Saturday, November 16 th | Dinner Dance 7pm – 11pm | Philadelphia Museum of Art | Info: philamuseum.org/collab A friends group of the Museum, COLLAB supports the collection of Modern and Contemporary Design by hosting international luminaries through the Design Excellence Award; encouraging the next generation through the Student Design Competition; making design... more