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Ready, Set, Plan for DesignPhiladelphia 2019!

By Erike De Veyra on Mar 07, 2019

 It was very exciting to see many of our design community all together at the Center for Architecture and Design’s Main Hall to talk DesignPhiladelphia. Half the room were event partners and the other half NEW to the festivities—it’s always a thrill to see new faces. If you missed our coffee social grab a cuppa joe or some tea, and enjoy the recap below.Enjoy the oldest design festival in the country October 3 through the 13th, and enjoy the Kickoff Party + Benefit on Wednesday, October 2 at Cherry Street Pier. Over the course of ten days we will celebrate our design community of... READ MORE

Best in Design: How will you make the world better?

By Erike De Veyra on Feb 28, 2019

  In 2018, Best in Design winners Lia Diagnostics brought us the Flushable Pregnancy Test. What will we see from our designers in 2019? DesignPhiladelphia is excited to announce the second edition of Best in Design, a design challenge asking regional designers and design companies to submit innovative, high-quality products or design solutions that make life better. We are looking to support designers and companies that are ready to grow and promote products that reflect the business’s scalability.The Best in Design challenge is looking to propel Philadelphia’s best design... READ MORE

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