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Entries from the Design Blog in the philadelphia category.

  • Designer Andy Beach, created this installation, “Up on My Back, and I Will Take You Thither,” taking inspiration from the Centaur Book Shop, Philadelphia’s Prohibition-era radical press, book and record store, and bohemian meeting place. At first glance, the design of the space is great, with modern elements and materials mixed with more traditional counterparts. But the space also has intention and a story.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    December 31, 2011
  • I've seen many a photo gallery cataloging wardrobe choices, but I like Philadelphia-based designer Danielle Kroll's approach. She's has an ongoing series at her blog with illustrations of various outfits. Love the pattern illustration within the design.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    December 15, 2011
  • Jake Frey, an industrial designer in Philadelphia, designed this handy switch plate cover for Urban Outfitters home goods. The switch features a high-powered magnet hidden behind the cover, so the owner enter his or her home and drop the keys on the switch. Voila! No more lost keys, that is if you remember to drop them there.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    July 25, 2011
  • Design, infographic, skateboard

    Mike Valentine, a freelance designer in Philadelphia, created this poster design displaying the deck and parts of a skateboard, infographic vector style.

    Design, infographic, skateboard

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    by Jessica Patterson
    February 8, 2011
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    by Design .org
    June 19, 2010
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