For Immediate Release
September 10, 2017
PHILAFAD SHOWCASES WORK OF LOCAL PHILADELPHIA DESIGNERS AND FABRICATORS
OPEN HOUSE AT BOK, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH, 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM. FREE.
USE BOK BAR ENTRANCE ON MIFFLIN ST.
Philadelphia, PA – As of part of DesignPhiladelphia 2017; philafad (Philadelphia Fabricators, Architects, and Designers) presents the work of over 15 Philadelphia designers and fabricators at the BOK Building on October 10th from 4:00-8:00 PM. The public is welcome to attend this free event to learn what local, small businesses are creating in workshops, studios, and building sites throughout Philadelphia. Works by architectural photographers, woodworkers, architects, metal workers, and more will be on display. philafad was started as a networking organization for creatives; come prepared to network with philafad’s group of makers.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore will also be on hand to discuss how they fit into Philadelphia’s design and construction community.
philafad (Philadelphia Fabricators, Architects, and Designers) started over three years ago as a grass-roots organization to help Philadelphia’s maker and design businesses grow and thrive. philafad is focused on being a network and support system for small-scale Philly businesses within the design and construction world. The intent is to create, collaborate, teach, learn, and share knowledge. Small businesses grow as networks grow. https://philafad.com/
DesignPhiladelphia, a signature event of the Philadelphia Center for Architecture, in the oldest design event of its kind in the country and annually showcases the work of practicing architects, designers, and creative professionals. Experience design in unexpected ways through more than 100 exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations, tours, talks, and events held in venues across the city. Learn about wide-ranging topics, including architecture, urban planning, landscape, graphic, multimedia, product, furniture design, fashion, and the like. This year’s Festival kicks off on October 4th and events run from October 5 – 14 For more information on planning an event, sponsoring, advertising, or attending the 2017 Festival, visit: https://designphiladelphia.org.