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By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Jul 2, 2019
MIS Capital LLC (MIS) is a strong advocate of design located right here in Philadelphia. A proud supporter of the Center for Architecture and Design (CFAD) and the Louis I Kahn Award, MIS develops facilities and provides real estate planning, economic development research, and asset regeneration services on behalf of for profit and not for profit organizations. Their social impact mission is for each project to transform sites and buildings to become more vibrant and sustainable community assets while enhancing the character and quality of life in neighborhoods. We sat down with MIS co-founder and long-time CFAD board member, Steve... more
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