Philadelphia’s city-wide celebration of design and innovation
October 5-14, 2017
Note: The information below is from 2016. Stay tuned for more information about this year’s event as it becomes available.
Every fall, the city celebrates the historic role of design in the region while showcasing the innovation yet to come during DesignPhiladelphia. Now in its 12th year, the annual citywide festival is one of the largest design festivals of its kind in the nation.
During the ten-day festival, hundreds of thousands of people come to explore the world of design during nearly 100 events held throughout the city. DesignPhiladelphia aims to celebrate and promote Philadelphia, a design capital and destination.
More than 400 artists, professionals and students alike, will be represented in practically every design discipline, including automotive, product and interior design, graphic design, architecture, multimedia and urban planning. Events included exhibitions, lectures, workshops and demonstrations to help shine a light on the city’s design scene and history.
Interactive opportunities will include fashion shows, participatory workshops, studio tours, book signings, professional development classes, design exhibitions and more.
Most events are free and open to the public.
For more information on DesignPhiladelphia and a complete listing of events, click the button below.