DesignPhiladelphia is a 10-day festival produced by the Center for Architecture and Design that happens every October.



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Host an Open House During DesignPhiladelphia

By Elizabeth Paul on Jun 13, 2019

 Announcing the 2019 DesignPhiladelphia DesignCrawl dates and neighborhoods.Thursday, October 3, 2019 – ManayunkFriday, October 4, 2019 – Old CityFriday, October 4, 2019 – Fishtown/KensingtonThursday, October 10, 2019 – Center CityFriday, October 11, 2019 – South Philly  DesignPhiladelphia DesignCrawls offer you the chance to experience up and coming designers in a Philly neighborhood with design chops and charm. Stroll the neighborhood shops, check out the design displays, and plan to attend one our design and dine experiences…more info on that coming soon.Not located in one... READ MORE

Inspiration and Ideas

By Erike De Veyra on May 02, 2019

Wow! Can’t believe it’s almost been a month since our roadshow, touring some of the popular neighborhoods in DesignPhiladelphia’s history.It was great to come out and meet folks new to DesignPhiladelphia, festival veterans and advocates. We went into this as a total experiment...Yes, to share information about the festival and how to get involved with DesignPhiladelphia. But it became more than that, it became a platform to share ideas—how can we spread the word of design and inspire its importance in our everyday life. It also became a space for our team to share our vision and... READ MORE

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