Eco skyscraper design in Philadelphia

Katriane Hill Reader Find

By Katriane Hill in New Eco on Wednesday 11 November 2009

Philadelphia’s 58-floor Comcast building has been awarded the Gold Certification for LEED-CS (core and shell). The obelisk-formed building, which sits right above the Suburban railway station, boasts high performance glass and sunscreens, which helps keep out 60 per cent of the sun’s heat and contains 70 per cent of the site’s available light. The building […]

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Almanac Market

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 29 July 2009

Almanac Market in Philadelphia is slightly pricey, but you definitely get what you pay for. Offering fantastic bread, cheeses, produce, and cured meats such as sopressata and pepperoni, it was a great pit stop when my band played in town, and definitely more economical and tasty than hitting a greasy spoon for road snacks.

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AJ Fosik

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Thursday 23 July 2009

Philadelphia-based artist AJ Fosik’s wooden sculptures look like Indonesian gods guarding an intergalactic temple built by time-traveling monks.

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Philadelphia

Tristan Eaton Reader Find

By Tristan Eaton in Cool Travel on Monday 2 February 2009

in 2008, I went to Philadelphia six times and I have to say, I love that city. It’s got the blue collar grit of cities like Detroit and Cleveland, but still has a big city vibe. Great galleries, great bars, and great food. If you go, be sure to check out Jinxed toy store.

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Thom Lessner

Kate Barnett Reader Find

By Kate Barnett in New Illustration on Wednesday 14 May 2008

Although the work of Philly artist and skateboarder Thom Lessner is infused with a touch of mockery, his illustrations are undertaken seriously.

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Ben Woodward

Kate Barnett Reader Find

By Kate Barnett in New Illustration on Tuesday 13 May 2008

Philly based artist Ben Woodward attended the Rhode Island School of Design, but never graduated. It hasn’t impacted on his career though.

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Print Liberation

Kate Barnett Reader Find

By Kate Barnett in New Design on Friday 9 May 2008

Print Liberation is an exceptional Philadelphia-based creative visual agency whose website showcases a variety of deisgn styles, each immaculately executed.

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