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Life & Style

Habitat: A Look Into Kate Rohrer’s Retro-Glam Design for Louie Louie

Nobody needs reminding that 2016 was weird; by year’s end, morale for some had hit a low. That same year, designer Kate Rohrer signed on […]

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Habitat: The Next Chapter in Society Hill

It took a major life change for one longtime Society Hill couple to give their classic townhome the refresh it deserved: The pair, both working […]

News

Meet the Philly Artisans Who Have Hit the Big Time

Philly’s not just a town of tinkerers. These highly acclaimed artisans are producing the kinds of goods that are making us a manufacturing town once […]

Articles

Why My Open Office Feels … Walled Off

At work the other day, a Slack message from a co-worker popped up on my screen: “Do you happen to have a tampon?” I quickly […]

Property

Habitat: A Never-Ending Story in Mount Laurel

Two and a half years ago, when a young family purchased a five-bedroom, 10-bathroom estate in Mount Laurel — previously the home of former politician […]

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Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Lovers of Design

Each year, publishers release dozens of hefty tomes full of eye-popping photographs of striking new buildings and drop-dead-gorgeous interiors. In addition to keeping your coffee […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]