news + commentary on design
By Katrina Virbitsky on Nov 6, 2014
The program encourages applicants from any undergraduate degree—the only requisite skill is that students demonstrate the possession of creativity, an exploratory nature and a strong desire to be agents of change in their communities and in the world. more
By Katrina Virbitsky on Nov 5, 2014
The Art Alliance at 18th and Rittenhouse was, formerly, a stately residence. It's contemporary gallery does not conform to the sterile, “white cube” mold of stereotypical art venues. Heather Ujiie, textile artist, designer and design educator immediately capitalized on this in a manner that befits the sophisticated, expressive nature of her innovative artwork. more
By Katrina Virbitsky on Nov 4, 2014
The Philadelphia Department of Commerce presents Manufacturing Reimagined, a series of tours of Philadelphia-based manufacturing facilities. Experience firsthand the capabilities of local companies who have reengineered themselves and see what products are currently produced. Challenge your own creative capacity to Re-Imagine new futures for existing equipment. more