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By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Mar 20, 2019
Reports to: Center for Architecture and Design Executive Director The Center for Architecture and Design is looking for a part-time Facilities Assistant who has experience working with a team and effectively communicating among his/her team members. We are looking for a critical team member who will be responsible for setting up rooms for events and meetings, light cleaning of restrooms, kitchen, and meeting spaces, and ability to follow morning opening and evening closing procedures. Primary responsibilities include: Review weekly schedule and event floorplans (if applicable) and ensure that rooms are set appropriately. (this includes moving furniture) Monitor trash and recycling... more
By Erike De Veyra on Mar 7, 2019
It was very exciting to see many of our design community all together at the Center for Architecture and Design’s Main Hall to talk DesignPhiladelphia. Half the room were event partners and the other half NEW to the festivities—it’s always a thrill to see new faces. If you missed our coffee social grab a cuppa joe or some tea, and enjoy the recap below. Enjoy the oldest design festival in the country October 3 through the 13th, and enjoy the Kickoff Party + Benefit on Wednesday, October 2 at Cherry Street Pier. Over the course of ten days we will... more

Lia Diagnostics Team and Jury, Winner of Best in Design 2018 | Photo Credit: Joe Kaczmarek

By Erike De Veyra on Feb 28, 2019
In 2018, Best in Design winners Lia Diagnostics brought us the Flushable Pregnancy Test. What will we see from our designers in 2019? DesignPhiladelphia is excited to announce the second edition of Best in Design , a design challenge asking regional designers and design companies to submit innovative, high-quality products or design solutions that make life better. We are looking to support designers and companies that are ready to grow and promote products that reflect the business’s scalability. The Best in Design challenge is looking to propel Philadelphia’s best design businesses/designers forward by providing robust local and international exposure. Finalists... more