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A Designer Show House Lands on Elfreth’s Alley

Most of the homes on Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest occupied residential street in the nation, remain private residences. This means the hordes of tourists who […]

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DesignPhiladelphia 2018 Focuses on The Why of Design

What’s new for DesignPhiladelphia 2018? The biggest new thing is this: You won’t have to traipse all over the city in order to get the gist […]

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5 Places to Find Design Inspiration This Holiday Season

This year’s DesignPhiladelphia festival is now just a fond memory, but one of the best elements of the festival were the Design Crawls — traveling […]

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Why This Year’s DesignPhiladelphia Festival Is The Largest Yet

The organizers of the oldest design festival of its kind in the country this year decided to go deep rather than broad. And as a […]

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“Man Made” and Mass Produced: How Stephen Burks Squares the Circle

According to Stephen Burks, design as we know it is a fundamentally Western concept. But that doesn’t mean that there’s no design outside the West. […]

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“Home” Is Where You’ll Find DesignPhiladelphia This Year

This is the first year that founder Hilary Jay is not in charge of the DesignPhiladelphia festival, the annual celebration of design that is the […]

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The City Walk You’ve Been Waiting For: The Rail Park Tour

DesignPhiladelphia, the city’s best known architecture and design festival extending for up to nine days, kicks off in about two weeks, but we’ll get to that […]

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14 Things To Do In Philly This Weekend: Diwali Dance Party, Reading Terminal Harvest Fest, A Spooky Barnes Tour, Food Truck Fiesta, And More

 

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Property’s DesignPhiladelphia Pick: Szenasy, Design Advocate

For today, we suggest closing your DesignPhilly experience by going to Szenasy, Design Advocate. The event will be held at the Center for Architecture and will […]

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Property’s DesignPhiladelphia Picks: Inside an Architecture Firm and What Being an Interior Designer Really Means

Here’s what’s on the DesignPhiladelphia agenda tonight, but below you’ll find two events that might appeal to the architecture and interior design crowd. 1.Erdy McHenry Open Studio […]

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About That Taxidermy Lamb Purse At DesignPhiladelphia’s Opening Party

You might have seen the photo: a trio of women huddled together for HughE Dillon’s camera at last week’s DesignPhiladelphia opening party. One of these women wore […]

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Property’s DesignPhiladelphia Picks: Early American Architecture and a Pop-Up House Inspired by Street Art

Not sure which DesignPhilly events to go to tonight? Here are two we chose just for you! 1. It’s A Classic: A Traditional Home of the […]

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Property’s DesignPhiladelphia Pick: AIA Awards for Design Excellence Exhibit

For non-members, attending the AIA Philadelphia Awards for Design Excellence gala would require a $150 registration. Lucky for us, DesignPhiladelphia has included an exhibit of […]

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A Day In The Life With DesignPhiladelphia’s Co-Founder Hilary Jay

If anyone knows all about the coolest stuff in the city, it’s Hilary Jay. Ten years ago, Jay brought DesignPhiladelphia to life, and the weeklong […]

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Property’s DesignPhiladelphia Pick: American Street Showroom

Once an electric company substation, the 11,000-square-foot space at American and Susquehanna has since been transformed into the American Street Showroom, an exhibit area known for […]