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By Elizabeth Paul on Jun 13, 2019
Announcing the 2019 DesignPhiladelphia DesignCrawl dates and neighborhoods. Thursday, October 3, 2019 – Manayunk Friday, October 4, 2019 – Old City Friday, October 4, 2019 – Fishtown/Kensington Thursday, October 10, 2019 – Center City Friday, October 11, 2019 – South Philly DesignPhiladelphia DesignCrawls offer you the chance to experience up and coming designers in a Philly neighborhood with design chops and charm. Stroll the neighborhood shops, check out the design displays, and plan to attend one our design and dine experiences…more info on that coming soon. Not located in one of the DesignCrawl neighborhoods? No worries. Businesses not located in... more
By Erike De Veyra on May 2, 2019
Wow! Can’t believe it’s almost been a month since our roadshow, touring some of the popular neighborhoods in DesignPhiladelphia’s history. It was great to come out and meet folks new to DesignPhiladelphia, festival veterans and advocates. We went into this as a total experiment...Yes, to share information about the festival and how to get involved with DesignPhiladelphia. But it became more than that, it became a platform to share ideas—how can we spread the word of design and inspire its importance in our everyday life. It also became a space for our team to share our vision and hopes for... more
By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on May 2, 2019
With its marquee events during NYCxDESIGN in May, WantedDesign , located in both Manhattan’s Terminal Stores in Chelsea and Brooklyn’s Industry City, is a platform dedicated to promoting design and fostering the international creative community at large throughout the year. As the only independent show based in NYC during NYCxDESIGN, WantedDesign will continue to nurture New York City’s design dialogue through events, conversations, workshops and exhibitions. WantedDesign Manhattan (May 18-21), held at the Terminal Stores in the Chelsea neighborhood, will showcase the following: Look Book , presented with Surface magazine, is a program dedicated to North American independent studios that... more