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19th Annual Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Sep 17, 2018

October 6: West | October 7: Northwest October 13: Northeast | October 14: South PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 14, 2018. The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), presented by the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), is a citywide festival taking place over four days this October. POST is a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of a visual artist and an opportunity to join (free of charge) in appreciation of the creative culture that pulses through the heart of every neighborhood in Philadelphia. Through an approachable and easy-to-navigate, self-guided our, the... READ MORE

Minima, Philadelphia’s Leading Luxury Furnishings Purveyor, Opens Touched X Design, Kicking Off Philadelphia Design District’s Participation during DesignPhiladelphia

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Sep 17, 2018

(30 August 2018 – Philadelphia, PA)  Minima, a retail leader of luxurious contemporary design based in Philadelphia, will host Touched X Design, a multi-sensory experience and opening celebration for Sensory Design. The launch is part of Philadelphia Design District’s seven-day DesignPhiladelphia 2018 program, and is scheduled for Saturday, October 6th, 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Touched by Design will be held in Minima’s two Old City locations, and will feature work from local ceramicist Teresa Chang, as well as Bomma’s hand-blown glass lighting collection, and new furniture from Italian... READ MORE

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