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Happy Birthday, Charles Eames

You probably know the Eames chair. But there was more to Charles and Ray Eames than that. This TED talk, given by Charles and Ray’s […]


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.


Habitat: Fishtown Church Conversion

Photographer Dominic Episcopo and his wife, Dawn, a makeup artist, have lived in their Fishtown home for 10 years — though calling it a “home” […]


Get a Home Makeover From IKEA

IKEA calls itself the Life Improvement Store, and it’s now expanding its services to make good on that moniker. Taking a page from the book […]

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Flintstones Furniture to Match Dick Clark’s Unbelievable Flintstones House

This week Web Urbanist published “Flintstones Furniture: 15 Designs Made of Stone and Lava,” and while I can’t be sure they were thinking of the […]

City Life

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 […]


Art Deco Meets Old-Fashioned in Fairmount

Name/Occupation: Kevin Clerkin, founder of Walk On Socks, and fashion writer/editor Laura Camerlengo, who works with the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Costume and Textiles collection […]

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Home Design Trends: Wood is the Word

According to the folks at (imagine every page marked “home decor” on Pinterest plus steroids), wood grain is making a comeback. We’re not talking about […]

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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 […]

City Life

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. […]

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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 […]


Is This the Tackiest Decor in Montgomery County?

Taste: there’s no accounting for it, they say. They also say it’s all subjective. But there are certain identifying characteristics of tacky, are there not? […]


Home Design Trends 2014: Navy Blue Rooms

Design blogger Mark D. Sikes was asked by House Beautiful what he thought a 2014 home design trend would be, and he said, “Navy blue […]

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Splendiferous Interiors: Necessity Is the Mother of Fantastic in Old City (GALLERY)

The house at 140 Vine Street may look like a typical Philadelphia rowhome, but inside it’s anything but. Cross the rubicon of a traditional front […]


Gallery: Jamie Kennedy’s Quirky Ranch House

Monsignor Bonner High School grad Jamie Kennedy, who was probably voted Class Clown, has relisted his home in the Los Feliz neighborhood of LA — […]