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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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Scientists Discover a New Shade of Blue That Could Lower Your AC Bill

Back in 2009, a group of scientists at Oregon State University were testing new materials to be used in tech advancements. What they found instead […]

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This Expansive Persian Rug Showroom Is Manayunk’s Best Kept Secret

Manayunk may not be the hippest neighborhood in Philly anymore (that honor belongs to Fishtown), but that doesn’t mean it’s not home to a few […]

Shoppist

Meet the Design Genius Behind Philly’s Coolest Shops and Restaurants

You might not know Kate Rohrer by name, but if you’ve ever been to Double Knot, Bud & Marilyn’s, Lapstone & Hammer or Union Transfer, you’ve seen […]

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East Market: Hub of a New Design District?

An interior designer I recently had the pleasure to meet hails from Italy but has resided in the United States for well over a decade […]

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 […]

Shoppist

Here’s Where to Find the Most Insanely Amazing Home Goods in Philly

Home decor obsessives, free up your agenda this evening: Philly’s interior design forces are teaming up for the first time ever to present the Design Collaborative, a […]

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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 […]

City Life

Would You Spend $200,000 on Your Child’s Bedroom?

So last week the Wall Street Journal filled me in on Dahlia Mahmood, an interior designer who created a lovely princess-themed bedroom for a Virginia […]

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Pros You Should Know: Meadowbank Designs

TRENDS we’re SEEING // Gray is the new beige; neutrals with pops of color; antique brass hardware in kitchens. Chintz is back, with modern, fresh […]

City Life

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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Design Home 2014 Celebrates Ribbon Cutting Tonight

This year’s Design Home is in a lovely Wyndmoor neighborhood bordering Chestnut Hill. The street, East Gravers Lane, can get almost pastoral when all the […]

Things to Do

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 […]