2019 Sponsors | DesignPhiladelphia

 

FESTIVAL PARTNERS


THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY

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/

 

KNIGHT FOUNDATION

Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. They invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Its goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which they believe are essential for a healthy democracy. https://knightfoundation.org/

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS

UArts is the only arts school in America that makes it possible to work and collaborate across traditional boundaries. 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/

 

 

NEWTON BROWN URBAN DESIGN

"TO CREATE BETTER SPACES WITH SMART PRODUCTS"  Sustainable and innovative furniture solutions for public spaces. We provide high standards in materials, products, solutions, services, and logistic. We have unique street and site furnishings for public spaces. We are able to provide customized items for your project. We turn your opportunity into reality. https://newtonbrownusa.com/ 

 

 

STEELCASE

The leading manufacturer of furniture for offices, hospitals, and classrooms. Steelcase's furniture is inspired by innovative research in workspace design. https://www.steelcase.com/

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA 

The Modern University: Penn’s 302-acre West Philadelphia campus reflects its rich heritage, boasting more than 200 buildings and many notable landmarks, including the nation’s first student union and first double-decker college football stadium.  From campus walkways engraved with Franklin’s words of wisdom to the institution’s most important strategic initiatives such as Penn Compact 2020, the University continues to educate and inspire future leaders to move our now-global society forward. https://home.www.upenn.edu/

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA | SCHOOL OF DESIGN

The Polyhedral Structures Laboratory (PSL) at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design is an interdisciplinary research center working at the intersection of architecture, structural engineering, computer science, mathematics, and material science to bridge the gap between engineering and design. PSL is part of the Advanced Research and Innovation Lab in the Department of Architecture. https://www.design.upenn.edu/

 

 

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/

 

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/

 

 

HERMAN MILLER 

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

 

 

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY | TYLER: ART + ARCHITECTURE

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/

 

 

KEAST & HOOD STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS

Keast & Hood is a Philadelphia structural engineering firm founded in 1953. The firm is guided by a tradition of insightful engineering and exceptional service. http://keasthood.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/

 

 

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/

 

 

COSCIA MOOS ARCHITECTURE

Coscia Moos Architecture, founded by principals Sergio Coscia and David Moos, provides architectural design, interior design and planning across a broad range of project types, serving clients throughout the United States. Our experience is diverse and includes higher education facilities, mixed-use residential developments, commercial buildings and interiors, hospitality, healthcare and laboratories. https://www.cosciamoos.com/

 

 

 

MANAYUNK DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 

The Manayunk Development Corporation (MDC) was formed in 1992 as a non-profit corporation with both a primary business development mission and a cooperating community development mission. As a business development organization, MDC takes primary responsibility for the management, promotion, and positive development of the Manayunk's busines district. http://manayunk.com/

EAST MARKET 

A vibrant neighborhood of shops, restaurants, workspaces, and dwellings where ideas are born, businesses grow, and people flourish. https://www.eastmarket.com/

 

DREXEL UNIVERSITY | ANTOINETTE WESTPHAL COLLEGE OF MEDIA ARTS & DESIGN 

The Drexel University Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is dedicated to the education of students in the areas of design, media and the performing and visual arts. The Westphal College offers 17 undergraduate and eight graduate majors, housed in award-winning, technologically-enhanced facilities, and taught by faculty who have worked at the top of their fields. https://drexel.edu/westphal/

 

AMERICHANVRE

Americhanvre is a professional hempcrete installation firm that produces a line of cast hemp objects for everyday use. Americhanvre is also a producer of handmade stoneware ceramic tile and planter pots. https://americhanvre.com

 

COEXIST

Coexist Build is a cutting edge design-build architecture practice with ten plus years of commercial and residential experience on both East and West coasts, focused on developing and incorporating regenerative materials for a healthy plant-based living. Whether it is building blocks or bed sheets, the goal of the company is to revolutionize the way we build and live by creating healthy, beautiful and stimulating environments. https://www.coexist.build/

 

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/

 

 

MICHAEL GARDEN GROUP

The Michael Garden Group targets the distinct nature of each neighborhood throughout this exciting landscape to provide a Real Estate experience that addresses an evolving marketplace, while providing an individualized experience based on each client’s needs. Through an outcome-based approach, The Michael Garden Group consistently offers the best available properties, from quiet listings to private sales to publicly marketed commodities. Our mandate is to exceed client expectations by delivering exceptional results. http://michaelgarden.com/

 

MINIMA

Open since 1999, Minima is Philadelphia’s premiere design showroom featuring contemporary furniture, lighting, and home accessories. The carefully curated collection includes works from the world’s leading designers and architects, as well as local artisans. The transformative power of form, function, and material is illustrated in vignettes simulating an intimate home environment. http://www.minima.us/

 

 

FELT + FAT

Felt+Fat is a ceramic design studio located in Philadelphia, PA that produces custom wares for celebrated restaurants all around the world. https://www.feltandfat.com/

 

 

AMTRAK

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak, is a corporation striving to deliver a high quality, safe, on-time rail passenger service that exceeds customer expectations. Learn all about Amtrak here from every angle. https://www.amtrak.com/

 

 

THE SHADE STORE

The Shade Store provides a simple alternative to a traditionally difficult shopping experience. Now it’s easier than ever to customize shades, blinds and draperies to reflect your personal style. https://www.theshadestore.com

 

 

THE PAPER SPACE

Philadelphia based custom wallpaper design and print house. Small batch, textured canvas wallpapers off-the-shelf or scaled to meet your needs. https://www.thepaperspace.com/

 

 

RICHARD + JAYNE DAVIES FUND

CLAUDIA MILLS

While many cultures have traditionally used recycled textiles, CLAUDIA MILLS STUDIO designs rag rugs in a fresh palette of colors and new fabrics, updating the age-old technique to create contemporary rugs for today’s living and working spaces. https://www.claudiamills.com/

39° NORTH ARCHITECTS

Located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Design District, 39° North Architects provides an innovative approach to architecture, planning, and interior design. Our studio focuses on compelling and collaborative projects of all scales and budgets. https://39northarchitects.com/

 

 

 

KICKOFF PARTY SPONSORS


 

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/

 

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/

 

 

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/

 

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

 

SINGLE PROP

Hopping among the islands of the Caribbean in a small, single prop airplane, we discovered and fell in love with a local tradition: slicing open a fresh coconut and pouring in some locally made rum. https://www.singleproprum.com

 

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/

 

CAMINO KOMBUCHA

Fresh, Fizzy, On Tap. Proudly made in Philadelphia, Camino Kombucha is an affordable, high-quality kombucha for the night out and for the morning after. https://caminokombucha.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/

 

CITY WINERY PHILADELPHIA

A unique facility, combining a fully functional winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, and private events. City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to its customers who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts.  https://citywinery.com/

 

NIJI

Niji Furnishing is a project started by two Philadelphia-based furniture makers to follow their passion for design by collecting and revitalizing exciting pieces, then making them available to you!  https://www.nijifurnishing.com

 

BETSU STUDIO

Betsu Studio is a source for curated re-discovered and re-invented objects, available for sale, for rent, and for-hire! https://www.betsustudio.com/

 

TWO ROBBERS

Craft hard seltzer. Brewed in PA. Two Robbers is a one-of-a-kind hard seltzer with subtle and unique flavors inspired by some of our favorite cocktails and craft beers. https://tworobbers.com/

 

SECRET GARDEN SPONSORS


MOTHPAPER

MOTH creates wall installations that impact and refine interior and exterior spaces. Scaled for any size room, Mothpaper can provide focal points or underpinning to residential, hospitality, retail and workspaces. https://www.mothpaper.com/

 

HOFFMAN DESIGN GROUP

Philadelphia's primary source for bringing life and sustainable design to urban spaces. For over 25 years, Hoffman Design Group has believed in conserving the well-being of this planet and in working alongside our clients to create clean, healthy and sustainable environments. https://www.hoffmandesigngroup.com/

 

JANUS ET CIE

The definitive source for site, garden and casual furnishings. An industry leader in luxury interiors and outdoor fabric and furnishings since 1978. https://www.janusetcie.com/

 

ON Q PRODUCTIONS

On Q Productions is a full-service event production company specializing in creative and exciting custom events. From intimate gatherings to large-scale weddings or galas, they plan and execute amazing events through the innovative use of lighting, drapery, furniture, themed decor, audiovisual and more.  https://onqproductions.com/

 

 

BEST IN DESIGN SPONSOR


 

B. PHL INNOVATION FEST

A true place of choice for those looking to inspire new ideas, make connections and ignite, novel ways of doing things. B. PHL features three jam-packed days of workshops and exhibits focused on arts and culture, science, business, social impact, health care, and more. https://bphlfest.com/

 

DINE WITH DESIGN SPONSOR


 

VISIT PHILADELPHIA

As the region's official tourism marketing agency, they build Greater Philadelphia's image, drive visitation and boost the economy. Visit Philadelphia increases the number of visitors, the number of nights they stay and the number of things they do. https://www.visitphilly.com/

 

DPKIDSFEST SPONSOR


 

PALS SOCKS

Rad, comfy mismatched socks. Pals help amazing organizations and schools raise funds they need and get the socks they love with their Buy 1 Give 1 program. https://palssocks.com/ 

 

PRINT SPONSOR


 

ARC DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS

Fast, reliable, high-quality prints. ARC provides technology and document solutions for every stage of the building lifecycle - from design to build to operate. https://www.e-arc.com/

 

MEDIA / PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS


 

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

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/

 

WHYY

WHYY is the leading public media organization in the Philadelphia Region, including Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and beyond. Producing more than a dozen local programs, WHYY offers robust regional news service supported by a newsroom more than 50 people strong. https://whyy.org/