What to Expect with 3D Printing

  3D Printing Experience 3D Printing in the past couple years has been gaining overwhelming attention from the masses. With the desktop 3D printer now readily available at Home Depot or Staples, it is clear that this is the technology of the future. 3D printing is available in a wide range of material, including PLA...

Real Estate

Pre Construction Marketing

Market your real estate before construction begins.  At Designblendz this is a big part of our business.  We help architects, realtors, and developers market their projects before shovels hit the ground.  No longer do couples search for balloons on the weekend at street corners Saturday mornings.  Perspective home buyers are now looking for their homes...

Real Estate

East Falls Regional Rail Development

4 NEW UNITS ENGAGE AN EMPTY CORNER OF THE EAST FALLS COMMUNITY  Kicking off Designblendz development portion of the blog, we will be touring and talking about new developments that are coming up locally in Philadelphia! Being a longtime R6 regional rail rider, I have seen the east falls area grow over the years. At...


Sounds of the City

Dominic Wilcox and James Rutherford Create an Audio Tour of the City


I Am Not An Architect

Licensing students as they receive their B.Arch can’t be a good idea.

Tutorials and Reviews

Top 3 Entrepreneurial Books for Designers

I consider myself an entrepreneur at heart. During my 3rd year in college I created Designblendz, which started as a blog and soon expanded into a full service architectural design company. We craft, design, and visualize ideas for architecture firms, developers, homeowners, and small businesses. Throughout my journey I read a few books along the...

Tutorials and Reviews

Bjarke Ingels Group: Yes Is More Book Review

Yes Is More is a monograph that is both graphically pleasing and a fun read while still teaching so much about the process of design, architecture, and urbanism. It is a walk through of BIG’s projects in comic book format that is sure to engage anyone who picks it up. 


Journal Squared

Hollwich Kushner (HWKN) and Handel Architects Take New Jersey to New Heights

Tutorials and Reviews

Website Maintenance Plans

Website Maintenance Plans Our team at Designblendz is dedicated to keeping your website up to date. We know how important and critical it is to your business that your website stays updated with your latest portfolio and products. Using a monthly program helps to level the cost of maintenance and management of your website. Our...

Tutorials and Reviews

Our Approach to a Customized Website Design Presence

At Designblendz our goal is to create a customized website design approach. Each of our clients is unique and has their own special niche within their industries. Our challenge is to find this niche, execute a successful design over their competitors to get them found more effectively on the web. Based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...

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Ctrl + c

Immitation is the greatest form of flattery – Ctrl + c

Tutorials and Reviews

Princeton Architectural Press: Pamphlet Architecture

A series of books started by Steven Holl and William Stout in 1978 give designers a look into the thoughts and projects of a young generation of architects. With 34 volumes written by different architects, designers and theorists, there is bound to be a topic that will inspire you. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner,...


Snow Drawings

Artwork as delicate and temporary as the snow itself


Kingswood Fine Furniture

Title of Project: Kingswood Fine FurnitureDate: January 2014Location: Coatesville, PA

Tutorials and Reviews

Greensaw Design & Build

Greensaw Design studio tour shows us why customized work is better than mass production and how craftsmen are taking over modern design!


Jellyfish House

A Roof Top Pool That Extends Into The Sea Beyond


Daniel Libeskind: Breaking Ground

This book is a great read for anyone studying architecture, practicing or just interested in the design field. It gives an exclusive personal insight into the mind and life of Daniel Libeskind and how his life experiences have shaped and developed his design ideologies.


Living Pictures

Light Field Technology and the Lytro Camera’s Refocusable Images