Room 201
J&K Lockerby

"We are a design-build studio with a primary focus on woodworking.  Working with architects, artists, homeowners and designers, we pride ourselves on adapting to the most challenging of residential and commercial projects.  From lamps to kitchens, we strive to create products that are well designed, practical and hand crafted to last a lifetime.  Oh, and rad.  All of our stuff is really rad."

website: www.jklockerby.com

"Located in Philadelphia, PA, Top Banana USA Printing offers high quality contract, fashion and B2B printing services. Whether it is screen, direct to garment, sticker, or banner printing, we are equipped to complete your project accurately and on time. Our expert staff has worked with some of the leading companies in the decorated apparel and printing industries. Our number one goal is to ensure accuracy and completion on time for all orders every time."

website: www.topbananausa.com

Room 203
Top Banana USA Printing

Room 204
Milder Office

"At Milder Office, we provide ideas and furniture for work and learning environments. We look to join project planning early, and work closely with our clients and/or their architect to develop responsive solutions. In addition to 'hardware' for learning and working, Milder Office offers 'Learning Things' a workshop program and toolkit that helps a community of practice - e.g. students, faculty and staff - make sense of and upgrade their work and learning space."

website: www.milderoffice.com

Room 205
Garces Foundation

"Garces Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to ensuring that Philadelphia’s under-served immigrant community has access to health and educational services. Founded in 2012, Garces Foundation offers programing that addresses specific needs within the community and is structured to change as the needs of the immigrant community change.

The Garces Foundation also works to connect people to the many resources that already exist within the city. This is achieved through partnerships and collaboration with organizations throughout the city. Garces Foundation’s goal is to see that Philadelphia’s vibrant and growing immigrant community has access to the care and education they need so that they may actively contribute their talents to making this city truly world-class."

website:  www.garcesfoundation.org

Room 207
David Guinn

"David Guinn is a mural artist based in Philadelphia PA. A graduate of Columbia University in New York City, he was originally trained as an architect. David has painted public and private commissions throughout Philadelphia and other cities worldwide including Amman, Jordan, Montreal, Quebec, New York, Washington DC, Chicago, and Charlottesville, VA. He is the recipient of a Knight Arts Challenge grant, an Independence Foundation Fellowship and a Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Fellowship in the Arts. David is on the faculty of Moore College of Art and Design and Arcadia University."

website: www.davidguinn.com

Room 208
Revival Letterpress

"The endurance of letterpress printing lives in the simplicity of the machines from which it is created. The presses themselves, characterized by reliability, sustainability, and old-world charm, elicit values of quality and beauty - values that counter our current age of cheapness and instant gratification and speak to a time where these necessities were expected commonplace. We strive to create tangible and tactile print work of value, using the best materials possible, with the dedication and care inherent to hand-craftsmanship. Engaged in all matter of job printing, we create custom business cards, wedding stationary, show posters, packaging, marketing, and branding solutions for individuals, creatives, small businesses, and other printers. Our work speaks loudly of tradition and gives nod to modern design sensibilities." 

website: www.revivalletterpress.com

Room 209
Cambodian American Girls Empowering (CAGE)

“Cambodian American Girls Empowering (CAGE) is a group of second generation Cambodian American girls seeking to help build awareness and accessibility of their shared cultures.”

website: www.cagempowering.org

Room 209
secondNATURE

"Working and volunteering in the nonprofit sector can be rewarding for the spirit but tough on the bank account. secondNATURE is a space of congregated resources and helpful information for those who love to give but have little time/money for themselves. We are a collection of good spirits who have worked or volunteered in the non-profit sector who wishes to continue to give back to other dreamers, professionals, and community members. Helping others and having fun goes hand-in-hand; it's almost second nature to us!”

website: www.secondnaturephilly.org

"Our purpose is to handcraft amazing, all-natural skin care and hair care products for the modern lifestyle using the best ingredients available. We do this all while helping promote a dog rescue social mission that is near and dear to our hearts. We promise that our products are all natural, plant based, preservative free, and cruelty free."

website: www.franklinandwhitman.com

Room 210
Franklin & Whitman

Room 211
Done & Dusted

"At Done & Dusted we work closely with designers and photographers to create custom photo studio sets, handmade backdrops and flats, and specialized wall finishes for residential and commercial clients. We approach every job with an artist's eye and a craftsman's sensibility, and strive to make every project beautiful to look at and sturdy enough to last." website: doneanddusted.us

"At Done & Dusted we work closely with designers and photographers to create custom photo studio sets, handmade backdrops and flats, and specialized wall finishes for residential and commercial clients. We approach every job with an artist's eye and a craftsman's sensibility, and strive to make every project beautiful to look at and sturdy enough to last."

website: doneanddusted.us

Room 214 
Emily Cobb
part of the JV Collective

"Emily Cobb is a jewelry designer and maker living in Philadelphia. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM from Tyler School of Art in 2012. In addition to a solo exhibition at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, she has exhibited at museums such as the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, the Racine Art Museum, and the Bellevue Arts Museum. Her work has been featured on the cover of Metalsmith Magazine and in publications such as Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship in the New Industrial Revolution. Emily utilizes 3D printing technology and traditional jewelry-making techniques to create her work."

website: www.emily-cobb.com

Room 214
Mallory Weston

part of the JV Collective

"Mallory Weston is a jewelry artist based in South Philadelphia who specializes in making one of a kind pieces. Her large-scale wearable works are primarily made from a variety of different metals and textiles such as copper, brass, leather, cotton, and fur. She received her MFA from Rhode Island School of Design in Providence and her BFA from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She has exhibited work both nationally and internationally and is currently an artist in residence at the MAD Museum in New York City. In addition to her studio practice, she is also an adjunct professor at several Philadelphia area universities."

website: www.malloryweston.com

Room 214 
Maria Eife
part of the JV Collective

"Maria Eife is a jewelry artist whose work combines new technologies and traditional craft practice. Her work is inspired by the structure found in both the natural and built worlds, as well as an exploration of materials, processes and color. She received her BFA from Tyler School of Art in 2000."

website: www.mariaeife.com

Room 214 
Leslie D Boyd
part of the JV Collective

"Formally trained as a jeweler + metalsmith, Leslie D. Boyd works closely with customers to create meticulous and beautifully handcrafted jewelry. Her jewelry production line VOYD handmade heavily roots itself in interests of alchemy, feminism, mysticism, cultural re-appropriation and punk rock. These themes also form the basis for her one of a kind art jewelry work- pieces that often skew from the format, materials, and concepts usually found in the world of jewelry. While she lives and makes art in South Philadelphia, Leslie also teaches Jewelry and Metalsmithing at Towson University in Maryland."

website: www.lesliedboyd.com

"Melanie Bilenker is a jewelry artist based in Philadelphia.  She translates the historic art of Victorian hairwork into pieces that reflect upon the contemporary era, depicting ordinary moments of everyday life through self portrait photographs “drawn” in her own hair and set in metal or wood.  She received a BFA from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia in 2000 and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts in 2010.  Bilenker's work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is included in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Art and Design in New York, the National Museum of Scotland, among others." website: www.melaniebilenker.com

"Melanie Bilenker is a jewelry artist based in Philadelphia.  She translates the historic art of Victorian hairwork into pieces that reflect upon the contemporary era, depicting ordinary moments of everyday life through self portrait photographs “drawn” in her own hair and set in metal or wood.  She received a BFA from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia in 2000 and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts in 2010.  Bilenker's work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is included in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Art and Design in New York, the National Museum of Scotland, among others."

website: www.melaniebilenker.com

Room 214
Melanie Bilenker

part of the JV Collective

Room 219AB
Mangrove Media

 

 

"Mangrove Media is a boutique video production agency specializing in documentary, educational and branded video content. We parter with mission-driven organizations, helping them to reach new audiences with powerful storytelling. We're best known for our documentaries about climate change but our focus spans food systems, science, renewable energy, art and education. We like to think we're a 'habitat for ideas'." website: www.mangrovemedia.com

"Mangrove Media is a boutique video production agency specializing in documentary, educational and branded video content. We parter with mission-driven organizations, helping them to reach new audiences with powerful storytelling. We're best known for our documentaries about climate change but our focus spans food systems, science, renewable energy, art and education. We like to think we're a 'habitat for ideas'."

website: www.mangrovemedia.com

"Lightsource offers customized, cost-effective solar and energy storage solutions to utilities, municipalities, cooperatives and large commercial customers. Our team brings decades of experience in structuring, financing, building and operating large-scale renewable projects worldwide. With experience on both sides of the negotiating table – the utility’s and the power seller’s – we understand the unique complexity of every customer and provide viable, value-generating solutions. We focus on the complete lifecycle – from project concept and development to Asset Management and O&M – and we are committed to the quality and performance of our assets during the entire project life." website: us.lightsource-re.com

"Lightsource offers customized, cost-effective solar and energy storage solutions to utilities, municipalities, cooperatives and large commercial customers. Our team brings decades of experience in structuring, financing, building and operating large-scale renewable projects worldwide. With experience on both sides of the negotiating table – the utility’s and the power seller’s – we understand the unique complexity of every customer and provide viable, value-generating solutions.

We focus on the complete lifecycle – from project concept and development to Asset Management and O&M – and we are committed to the quality and performance of our assets during the entire project life."

website: us.lightsource-re.com

Room 219D
Lightsource Renewable Energy

Room 221 
Toner Architects

"We are dedicated to helping clients succeed. Homeowners, developers, and contractors all have different needs and goals. From the first-time homeowner who doesn't know where to start, to the developer looking to maximize a site's potential, to the seasoned contractor looking for technical support, we are focused on delivering results that go beyond what our clients expect. To us, design is collaboration. By combining client input, our experience and technical expertise, and advanced software, we take a client's vision and transform it to a reality that exceeds expectations."

website: www.tonerarch.com

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