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Property

Your Dog Can Live Like Royalty in These $1,000, Philly-Made Doghouses

Dog owners, admit it:  There’s almost nothing that brings you more joy than spoiling your dog rotten. Now, feast your eyes on these gorgeous doghouses, […]

Property

8 Ways to Turn Your Tiny Back Patio Into a Gorgeous Oasis

Transform a sad slab of concrete into an inviting outdoor oasis with cheery accessories, space-conscious furniture and greenery galore. Take a cue from our inspiration […]

Property

Room of the Week: An Eclectic 1840s Living Room in Northern Liberties

I’ll admit it: I’m a sucker for wood beams. They can be a gamble, though. If you’re not careful in how you use them, exposed […]

Property

How to Transform the Look of Your Home in One Weekend

Designer and DIY maven Monica Mangin might live in Bucks County — “I live in the woods, and I love it,” she says — but […]

Business

How to Make Your Offices Friendly for Boomers and Millennials

This is a Biz Philly guest column. Recently, Matt Burns, CEO and president of Burns Engineering, embarked on a move to new headquarters at 20th […]

News

Philly Man Building Actual Batman Batsuit

Some people launch Kickstarter fundraising campaigns to make bison wool socks. Others want to make a documentary about Phish fans (ugh). But Philadelphia University industrial […]

Ticket

Top Event Picks at DesignPhiladelphia 2014

The DesignPhiladelphia Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary October 9th through 17th, and it has packed over 120 events, exhibits, demonstrations, and panels into just […]

Property

Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful Renderings

Philadelphia/L.A.-based landscape design firm OLIN not only opened Dilworth Park last week but also unveiled its proposed plans for San Francisco’s New Presidio Parklands project. […]

G Philly

PHOTOS: Paper Dresses Work the Runway at Tabu

Last night Tabu played host to the Paper Dress Competition, a contest (that was not presented by Josh Schonewolf, oddly enough) that benefitted locally based cancer- and […]

G Philly

Local Designers Named Finalists in Martha Stewart Design Competition

You’ve probably seen Eric Fausnacht and Christopher Kline around town at a street fair or weekend arts market. The duo have made a business—called Eric & Christopher—out of […]

Shoppist

Celebrate Harry Bertoia’s Design Legacy at Scout & Annie

Tonight from 7 to 9, celebrate the life of Italian-born American artist and modern furniture designer Harry Bertoia with vintage home boutique Scout & Annie.

News

Six Design Ideas SEPTA Should Steal Now

A recent article on The Atlantic Cities website made a point that is at once obvious and rarely made: Good design and strong imagery can attract […]

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Articles

How to Find the Perfect House in Philadelphia

First appeared in the March, 2014 issue of Philadelphia magazine. CENTER-HALL COLONIAL THE LURE: “The colonials are simply indigenous to our area, and it’s the […]

Articles

Amazing Spaces: Philadelphia’s Most Spectacular Interiors

THE BEST DESIGN—whether seen in the curve of a bike rack or the arch of a barrel-vaulted ceiling—is immediately recognizable. It makes you feel something. […]

Be Well Philly

Could 30th Street Station’s New Art Installation Save Lives?

Here’s a horrifying situation for you to consider: A stranger goes into cardiac arrest right in front of you while you’re waiting in line for […]