Sponsors

 


 

Jefferson

JEFFERSON

We are dedicated to the health sciences and committed to educating professionals, discovering new knowledge, and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care. https://www.jefferson.edu/

Collab Philadelphia Museum of Art

COLLAB

Collab is a group of design professionals and enthusiasts who support modern and contemporary design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Members experience great design year-round through exhibition previews, design-inspired field trips, special access to the Museum’s world-class design collection, lectures, and opportunities to meet and learn from design curators and visionaries. http://www.philamuseum.org/collab/

UArts Logo

UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS | SCHOOL OF DESIGN

Design at the University of the Arts challenges students to re-envision the world around them, and provides the technical and creative thinking skills that prepare them for the future. UArts students collaborate, innovate and experiment, taking risks to solve problems by engaging, imagining and making. https://www.uarts.edu/

12th Street Catering

12th STREET CATERING

12th Street Catering is a full-service catering company offering locally sourced ingredients, stunning displays, and highly seasoned staff in Philadelphia. http://12stcatering.com/

NextFab

NEXTFAB

NextFab is a network of membership-based makerspaces that provide access to tools, technology, education, events, and services for makers of any skill level. https://nextfab.com/

PARALLEL EDGE, INC.

Parallel Edge offers technology solutions for all businesses, large and small. By working with in-house staff or by providing comprehensive managed service. https://www.paralleledge.com/

O'Donnell & Naccarato Structural Engineers

O'DONNELL & NACCARATO

O’Donnell & Naccarato, a consulting structural engineering firm with facade restoration and full-service parking garage divisions, has been recognized for its expertise in designing and managing projects of all sizes, types and levels of complexity. https://www.o-n.com/

Haworth

HAWORTH

Haworth improves workspaces with award-winning furniture, interior architecture and technology solutions to help customers achieve business goals, transform culture as well as support collaboration and innovation. http://www.haworth.com/

Drexel University Westphal College

DREXEL UNIVERSITY | ANTOINETTE WESTPHAL
COLLEGE OF MEDIA ARTS & DESIGN

At Drexel's Westphal College of Media Arts & Design we go about teaching design, media, and the performing arts in a different way. Our undergraduate and graduate degree programs empower students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to succeed in highly competitive creative fields. Our programs are predominately studio based. That means small classes and hands-on learning. https://drexel.edu/westphal/

Temple University

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY | TYLER SCHOOL OF ART

A collaborative community of bold thinkers and makers based at one of the nation's top art and architecture schools. Tyler is part of Temple University, a comprehensive public research university located in the heart of Philadelphia. https://tyler.temple.edu/

Herman Miller Furniture

HERMAN MILLER

Inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn and live. https://www.hermanmiller.com/

Milber Makris Plousadis & Seiden, LLP

MILBER MAKRIS PLOUSADIS & SEIDEN, LLP

Richard Davies, a former shareholder of Powell Trachtman, current Chairman of the Board of the Center for Architecture + Design, and legal counsel to the Philadelphia Chapter of the AIA has moved his practice representing architects, engineers and other design professionals to Milber Makris with his partners Neil P. Clain Jr and Kevin Dmochowsky. They have been joined by their associates Cory P. Taylor, Jennifer Haeberle, and Vittoria Greene, and their assistants Lizanne Shaffer, Cassidy Bolen, and Kathryn Ritchie. http://milbermakris.com/

Architectural Glass Institute

ARCHITECTURAL GLASS INSTITUTE

The Architectural Glass Institute (AGI) was created to provide a forum for sharing the collective expertise of our glazing contractors of the Philadelphia tri-state region and The Finishing Trades Institute.

The AGI is your source for professional contractors, resources, and continuing education for all interior and exterior glass applications. https://www.theagi.org/

AARP Pennsylvania

AARP PENNSYLVANIA

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to helping people ages 50 and older to improve their quality of life as they age. With over 38 million members and growing, we lead positive social change through our extensive product offerings and services. https://states.aarp.org/region/pennsylvania/

USA Architects + Planners

USA ARCHITECTS PLANNERS + INTERIOR DESIGNERS

Founded in 1985, USA’s designs inspire community, creating impactful environments where people learn, work, and play. The firm offers architectural, interior and planning services within Government, Justice, K-12, Higher Education, Science and Technology, Commercial and Corporate markets. http://www.usaarchitects.com/

Philadelphia Design District

PHILADELPHIA DESIGN DISTRICT

Since 1776, Philadelphia has been the home of the builders and the craftsmen, the thinkers and the tinkers. It's where ideas and innovation collided to create the heart of the nation. Born from this spirit, a new heart has risen in the old city, the Philadelphia Design District.

The Philadelphia Design District is a newly founded collective initiated by independent business owners in an area spanning Second and Third Street to Market and Race. This eclectic community of shops, boutiques, art galleries, and bistros is a community presenting the best in creativity and design in the vibrant and dynamic neighborhood of the Old City. https://philadelphiadesigndistrict.com/

PERONI

In 1963, the Peroni family had the vision to create a beer that would embody Italian values of quality and craftsmanship. This delivers a crisp and refreshing beer with a delicate balance of bitterness, citrus and spicy aromatic notes, combined with a fast and clean finish. http://www.peroniitaly.com

ATTIC

ATTIC VIRTUAL MEDIA PARTNERSHIP

ATTIC helps you find vintage and artisan-designed furniture, decor products and clothing from unique, small and independent stores in the greater Philadelphia area. ATTIC is updated daily with products from nearly 50 local stores to help you create a beautiful home and keep the retail sector in your city healthy, diverse and interesting. https://philadelphia.attic.city/

LYFT

Lyft is a friendly, affordable ride to help you travel to your destination and enjoy the best carpool of your life with trusted and highly-rated drivers. https://www.lyft.com/

GENSLER

Gensler is a global design firm that partners with clients to create more livable cities, smarter workplaces and more engaging leisure destinations. https://www.gensler.com/

 

MILDER OFFICE INC.

At Milder Office, we design and build furniture for work and learning. Our strength is in customization. We work collaboratively with our clients to meet specific project needs. http://www.milderoffice.com/

C. H. BRIGGS

Explore a broad range of colors and aesthetics, and enjoy the creative freedom to develop the specific shapes, textures, and effects that your designs call for. Durable, long-lasting, and easy to clean, Corian Exterior Cladding is as practical as it is beautiful. http://www.chbriggs.com/

OLD CITY DISTRICT 

Old City District's mission is to improve Philadelphia's historic district as a place for people to meet, work, shop an live, by supplementing municipal services with maintenance, public safety, economic development and promotional programs. http://www.oldcitydistrict.org

MEXICO CITY 

The Mexican Cultural Center is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit devoted to promoting understanding and awareness of the cultural and artistic diversity of Mexico and its influence in the Delaware Valley in the United States. The MCC celebrates and promotes Mexican culture through annual programming including Cinco De Mayo and Dia de los Muertos events. http://www.mexicanculturalcenter.org/

COHERE 

Cohere is a creative agency on a mission to build better cities. Branding, web design, marketing, & more real estate, hospitality, & economic development. https://cohere.city/

BLUECADET

Bluecadet is an experience design agency. We work on screen and in spaces to captivate, connect, and inspire. https://www.bluecadet.com/ 

BALLINGER 

Ballinger was one of the first firms in the country to merge the disciplines of architecture and engineering into a professional practice. Our single office in Philadelphia houses a staff of over 200 people, comprising three architectural studios, two-disciplinary engineering studios, and an interiors studio. http://www.ballinger.com/

RICHARD + JAYNE DAVIES FUND 

HANSON FINE BUILDING & PRESERVATION

Hanson specializes in fine renovations, custom additions, sustainable design, and historic preservation for older homes and historic structures in the Philadelphia area. http://www.hansonfinebuilding.com/

INTEGRATED PRODUCT DESIGN / UNIVERSITY OF PENN 

Integrated Product Design is an interdisciplinary collaborative Master's program at the University of Pennsylvania that builds technical, strategic, and leadership skills. IPD graduates are entrepreneurs, designers, product engineers, product managers, user eperience designers and innovation leaders. https://ipd.me.upenn.edu/

M. COHEN AND SONS

For four generations we have witnessed changes in the type of products we produce, the markets we serve, and our design and production systems. Cohen craftsmanship is producing high quality work consistently. http://www.mcohenandsons.com/

BUDMEN INDUSTRIES  

Budmen Industrie is a post-digital workshop. That means everything we make - from technology to art - is created by our team of humans and robots. https://www.budmen.com/

FABIEN COMMUNICATIONS

An award-winning public relations professional, Rosemarie Fabien has been writing for design firms for 25 years. https://fabiencommunications.com/

STANEV POTTS ARCHITECTS

Stanev Potts Architects is a Philadelphia based team of designers with the goal of creating works of quiet innovation. We generate unique and clear solutions through an intensely collaboration process that integrates creativity, experience, and a careful consideration of each client's particular needs. https://www.sparchs.com/

PHILADELPHIA DISTILLING

Philadelphia Distilling is the first craft distillery in the state of Pennsylvania since prohibition. The team combines old school craftsmanship with evolving modern techniques to create a unique portfolio of premium spirits that rely on the agricultural integrity of authentically sourced botanicals and the finest heritage equipment.  http://philadelphiadistilling.com/

POWERS

Powers is a brand of Irish Whiskey. Historically a single pot still whiskey, the flagship Powers Gold Label brand was the first Irish whiskey ever to be bottled. https://www.powerswhiskey.com/

YARDS BREWING COMPANY

Yards Brewing Company offers 20 taps of fresh, quality ales and a full beer-friendly dining menu crafted by Chef Jim Burke. https://yardsbrewing.com/

POI DOG PHILLY

Poi Dog serves Hawaii-style plate lunches, fresh ahi pike, musubi, snacks and mochi flour desserts at the counter-service restaurant located in Rittenhouse neighborhood.  https://www.poidogphilly.com/

THE PIEROGIE KITCHEN

The Pierogie Kitchen is a restaurant and market that makes more than 30 homemade pierogies, stuffed cabbage, kielbasa & kraut, babka, soup, potato pancakes, and other Eastern European fare. http://www.pierogiekitchen.com/

BERRY AND HOMER

Berry and Homer specialize in grand format printing, custom fabrication, and installation for the sign and graphics industry. http://www.berryandhomer.com/

BARBER GALE

BarberGale is a branding and graphic design studio focused on designing sustainable brands, for over 20 years. www.barbergale.com/

MEDIA / PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS


Azure Magazine

AZURE

AZURE is a leading North American magazine focused on contemporary design, architecture, products and interiors from around the globe. https://www.azuremagazine.com/

WantedDesign

WANTED DESIGN

WantedDesign is a platform dedicated to promoting design and fostering the international creative community at large throughout the year. It’s two marquee events take place during May’s NYCxDESIGN in both Manhattan and Brooklyn. https://www.wanteddesignnyc.com/

PHILADELPHIA STYLE MAGAZINE

PHILADELPHIA STYLE strives to deliver the latest dispatches from the worlds of fashion, beauty, travel, philanthropy, entertainment, home décor, architecture, and real estate to discerning and sophisticated readers in the metropolitan Philadelphia region. For a decade, PHILADELPHIA STYLE has reached the wealthiest residents right in their homes: our readers are influential tastemakers residing in tony Society Hill brownstones, chic Center City lofts, and grand mansions on the Main Line. https://phillystylemag.com/

Campus Philly

CAMPUS PHILLY

Campus Philly is a nonprofit organization that fuels economic growth by encouraging college students to study, explore, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia tri-state region. https://campusphilly.org/

POST Open Studio Tours

POST

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, offers a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of a visual artist. This October, explore hundreds of artist studios and community partner spaces in more than twenty Philadelphia neighborhoods and see the artistic process unfold right in your own backyard.

DEZEEN

The world's most influential architecture, interiors and design magazine. https://www.dezeen.com/

 

ARCHITECT'S NEWSPAPER

The Architect’s Newspaper serves up news and inside reports to a niche community of architects, designers, engineers, landscape architects, lighting designers, interior designers, academics, developers, contractors, and other parties interested in the built urban environment. The Architect’s Newspaper delivers quality news and cultural reporting through print, web, newsletter, or Twitter—all the news you want, in all the ways you want to get it. https://archpaper.com/

Adobe Creative Jam

ADOBE CREATIVE JAM

Nothing beats being part of a creative community. That’s why we created Creative Jams, an event series where local thought leaders share a behind-the-scene peek into their processes and projects; meanwhile, teams compete in a tournament that puts their creative skills to the test using Adobe Creative Cloud. https://adobecreativejams.com/