Artist meet and greet to benefit Women Against Abuse at Panorama Wine Bar. Twenty percent of art sales will be donated to WAA. To purchase tickets, click here.
The mission of Women Against Abuse is to provide quality, compassionate, and nonjudgmental services in a manner that fosters self-respect and independence in persons experiencing intimate partner violence and to lead the struggle to end domestic violence through advocacy and community education. To learn more visit www.womenagainstabuse.org
The Hyatt at The Bellevue, the latest of Philadelphia’s iconic hotels to undergo a multi-million dollar renovation, will soon unveil its new look.
The new design, led by Marguerite Rodgers Interior Design of Philadelphia, includes refreshed guest rooms and new public spaces at the hotel on the Avenue of the Arts in Center City.
Read the full article at PhillyVoice.com!
The Hyatt at the Bellevue has tapped a Hyatt veteran as its new general manager, who will oversee the property’s multimillion-dollar renovation.
Twenty-year Hyatt veteran Pina Purpero will be the new GM of the Avenue of the Arts hotel after her most recent position as the food-and-beverage director at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Texas.
Read the full article at the Philadelphia Business Journal.
The Design Collaborative invites the Philadelphia area design community to join the conversation, collaborate and share their personal insights into collecting design and art in today’s marketplace. This week we were lucky to have Meredith Hilferty come through the exhibition and curate a selection of her top 10 favorite pieces. “The Design Collaborative is a unique opportunity to see how works that span different collections can work together in harmony.” says Hilferty. “It’s a visual conversation that inspires the collector in all of us.” Meredith started her career working on appraisals in the Philadelphia area, and serves as Director of Fine Art Auctions at the Rago Arts and Auctions Center since 2006. Catch her on the PBS program Antiques Roadshow.
This weekend come see the Design Collaborative’s ever-changing exhibition and explore Philadelphia’s industrial heritage in the burgeoning New Kensington arts district. Shop the collection that Philadelphia Magazine named “The Most Insanely Amazing Home Goods in Philly” and Curbed Philadelphia called “A Hidden Gem in Kensington“.
Shop Meredith’s Top 10 Picks!
1. Collection of German Pottery, 1960’s, Calderwood Gallery. $95-490
2. Gregg Krantz, Boardwalk Blues, 1/3, Archival Pigment Prints, Fisher Grey Collection. $1000
3. John Pomp, Clear Band Floor Lamp, Hand-Blown Sculpted Glass, Blackened Steel and Brass, John Pomp Studios. Price on Request
4. Pair of Pony Hide Lounge Chairs, Marguerite Rodgers Collection. $3500
5. Roland Summer, Object, Raku, Liao Collection. $2500
6. Morgan Colt, Pair of Iron Candlesticks, 1920’s, Marguerite Rodgers Collection. $4500
7. Kevin O’Brien, Burnout Silk Velvet Pillow, Op Art Pattern, Kevin O’Brien Studio. $300
8. David Ebner, Pair of Torii End Tables, Macassar Ebony and Graphite, 2014, Moderne Gallery. $20,000
9. Edward Wormley, Dunbar, Trapezoid Coffee Table, Stained Mahogany and Brass, 1950, Fisher Grey Collection. $3000
10. Warren Muller, Special On Funnels, Light Sculpture, Warren Muller. $4500
The Design Collaborative showroom has been extended with open hours to the public this weekend and by appointment through April 25th. Come shop an eclectic mix of hand-picked treasures from top designers, collectors, galleries, artists and makers in Philadelphia; Fisher Grey Studio, Marguerite Rodgers Interior Design, Moderne Gallery, Liao Collection, Warren Muller, Calderwood Gallery, Kevin O’Brien Studio and John Pomp Studios. The Design Collaborative is located in the Art and Industry Building, 2131 North American Street.
Home decor obsessives, free up your agenda this evening: Philly’s interior design forces are teaming up for the first time ever to present the Design Collaborative, a free showroom event showcasing the region’s most amazing home goods, taking place at the spacious 2,000-square-foot Art & Industry building in the up-and-coming New Kensington arts district.
Read the full article at PhillyMag.com!
Monday, Dec. 21 will be Day One for High Street on Hudson, the offshoot of Philly’s High Street on Market next to Fork, at 637 Hudson St., at the corner of Hudson and Horatio Streets in the West Village.
Read more at Philly.com
Photo: ALISON SEIBERT
Presented by Graduate Studies at Moore’s MFA in Interior Design program as part of DesignPhiladelphia
Moore College of Art & Design’s Jim Miller will moderate an insightful panel discussion with some of Philadelphia’s leading women interior designers who are major forces in the field.
Floss Barber, Floss Barber Inc.
Moore alumna Karen Daroff ‘70, Daroff Design Inc.
Barbara Eberlein, Eberlein Design Consultants Ltd.
Marguerite Rodgers, Marguerite Rodgers Interior Design
Following a question and answer session, the audience is invited to join us for a reception with the panelists.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Moore College of Art & Design
20th Street and The Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Admission is free!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT
Pictured above, clockwise from upper left, designs by Eberlein Design Consultants Ltd., Daroff Design Inc.; Marguerite Rodgers Interior Design; and Floss Barber Inc.
We are proud to announce that we will be designing the first High Street outpost in Manhattan in collaboration with Ellen Yin and chef Eli Kulp – Stay tuned for more details!
Buoyed by its successful first year and a half, High Street on Market – the casual sibling of Fork in Old City – plans to open a second location in late summer or early fall in Lower Manhattan.
Ellen Yin and chef Eli Kulp have signed a deal at the corner of Hudson and Horatio Streets in the West Village. The concept – ingredient-driven American foods and baked goods served from breakfast through dinner in a cozy cafe setting – will remain. This location is a third larger than the original at 308 Market St.
… read more at Philly.com.