After a wholly wonderful day one of fantastic design, our lovely DesignPhiladelphia program begins anew with Day Two of some very exciting events. Check out our Flickr page for up-to-the-minute pics of what’s happening and be sure to check out the mother site for expanded happenings and whatnots. For now, look no farther than below for today’s expansive events to see and be seen…
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Philadelphia artists and designers claim the urban parking spot-an idle space between the bustling streets and sidewalks of the city. Join us on Walnut Street for a series of outdoor interventions that explore the potential dynamics of this momentary urban space.
Walnut Street, between Broad Street and 16th Street
Designers Breakfast @ USArtists
USArtists is the premier American art event, bringing fine art dealers from across the nation to Philadelphia to exhibit and sell an extraordinarily rich and diverse assemblage of 18th- through 21st- American art. Admission: $25 for architects, designers and clients
33rd Street Armory
3205 Lancaster Avenue, University City
Infill Philadelphia: Food Access
A lunchtime recap of the Infill Philadelphia: Food Access design challenge, highlighting three designs for neighborhood food retail outlets.
Center for Architecture
1218 Arch Street
Open House- Engineering and Design Institute
Come see an exhibition of current student work as well as examples and displays of current research at the Engineering and Design Institute. A discussion on trends in sustainable design and construction will be included.
4145 Station Avenue, Manayunk
Nature, Form, and Spirit
Exhibition of Hazel Design custom-made furniture, lighting, and interiors. Presentation, lecture, and book signing by Mira Nakashima. Food, wine, music.
3580 Indian Queen Lane, Manayunk
b Digi Night @ Point b Design
Point b Design, one of this areas most technically advanced design studios, welcomes you to visit our studio and view our latest work. We are a multi-disciplinary firm consisting of architects, artists, and crafts people with expertise in designing and making objects, spaces, and buildings.
214 Kalos Street, East Falls/Manayunk
On-the-Boards & Organic Mechanics
Concurrent with AxD art gallery’s October artist reception, Always by Design architects and designers will be hosting an open studio. On view will be current projects at various states of design, including restaurants, libraries, and houses from Maine to Philadelphia.
Always by Design
265 S 10th Street
Artist Talk: Eitan Mendelowitz
Mendelowitz will present on embodied interaction, trans-disciplinary collaboration, and the AI Aesthetic a term he uses to describe creative works that expose the beauty inherent in the algorithmic creation of knowledge.
The University of the Arts
Terra Building, 211 South Broad Street
Connelly Auditorium, 9th Floor
Good Clients = Good Design
Join us for a conversation on the role of clients in creating great design. Clients and architects will be on hand for an informal look at the client architect relationship. Recently completed projects will be on display, refreshments will be served.
Bloomfield and Associates, Architects
1550 Latimer Street
Color, the Unspoken Communicator
Colorist and design consultant, Bill Baccini will discuss color and its theoretical and practical applications to residential interior design. He will also share inspirational ideas for transforming your home with color.
1134 Pine Street
Celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Le Corbusier furniture collection designed in 1928 by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand – Cassina l Maestri Collection. OLC will present an installation of the Le Corbusier series models produced by Cassina.
152 N. Third Street, Old City
PRODUCT DESIGN: Surpriseutility
output from the product design course in the University of Pennsylvania’s Integrated Product Design concentration from Spring, 2008. The course explored intersections of functionality and performance using an experimental platform to rediscover opportunities within the built environment to create domestic products.
222 Vine Street, Old City
Eco Ecco Echo
The pornographic forms of waste in modern industrial cultures are prophylactically remediated in an artwork designed around three elements: a mesmerizing animation, a consuming soundscape and the gift of portable art freely given to random passers-by.
Eastern State Penitentiary (exterior)
21st and Fairmount
STARE: a live model installation of permanent body design
Have you ever wanted to look at the tatoos of others? Remove your inhibitions, exercise your visual curiosity and enjoy the live installation of permanent body design (tattoos).
Sub Octo Gallery
2202-10 Alter Street
(1 block south of Washington Ave at 22nd Street)