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Philadelphia’s city-wide celebration of design and innovation


The Design Philadelphia logo Credit: Courtesy Design Philadelphia


October 6-14, 2016

Note: The information below is from 2015. 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 11th year, the annual city-wide festival is one of the largest of its kind in the nation.

During the nine-day festival, approximately 200,000 people are estimated to explore the world of design during more than 120 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, multi-media and urban planning. Events included exhibitions, lectures, workshops and demonstrations to help shine a light on the city’s design scene and history.

Most events are free and open to the public.

For more on DesignPhiladelphia and complete listing of events, click the button below.



(Multiple Locations)
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 569-3186 Ext. 106

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