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By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Nov 19, 2019
We are excited to announce that we have launched a pilot for DesignPhilly News to share the stories about our local design community all year long, not just during the Festival. Thanks to our initial underwriting supporter, T homas Jefferson University , we will bring you fresh news items every week. We are hopeful that using this platform we can continue to highlight the awesomeness and depth of our local design community and that we can connect to one another to expand our collective audiences and advocate for great design for everyone! If you have a great story idea or... more
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