Philadelphia Design Hub: American Street Showroom

written by:
April 2, 2014
Four Philadelphia residents entrenched in the local design scene repurpose an old electric substation as a hub for American innovation and craft. Read Full Article
  • 
  A bird's eye view of American Street Showroom highlights some of the many custom and found pieces. 

    A bird's eye view of American Street Showroom highlights some of the many custom and found pieces. 

  • 
  The American Street Showroom team from left to right: Brian Foster, Adam Kamens, Kim Kamens, Ernie Sesskin, and Robert True Ogden.

    The American Street Showroom team from left to right: Brian Foster, Adam Kamens, Kim Kamens, Ernie Sesskin, and Robert True Ogden.

  • 
  One of our favorite vignettes on display at American Street Showroom. 

    One of our favorite vignettes on display at American Street Showroom. 

  • 
  One-of-a-kind American Street Showroom fabricated table. 

    One-of-a-kind American Street Showroom fabricated table. 

  • 
  Custom reclaimed wood table in the outdoor area at American Street Showroom. 

    Custom reclaimed wood table in the outdoor area at American Street Showroom. 

  • 
  Another gorgeous vignette in the showroom, showcasing some of the designers' custom work alongside found pieces. 

    Another gorgeous vignette in the showroom, showcasing some of the designers' custom work alongside found pieces. 

  • 
  The room is already set for the salon dinners Kamens and the other designers host to encourage collaboration and discussion in the design community.

    The room is already set for the salon dinners Kamens and the other designers host to encourage collaboration and discussion in the design community.

  • 
  One of our favorite finds at the showroom, custom leather and wood barstools. 

    One of our favorite finds at the showroom, custom leather and wood barstools. 

  • 
  A unique custom porch swing hangs from the ceiling of the showroom. 

    A unique custom porch swing hangs from the ceiling of the showroom. 

  • 
  Another favorite find, these cutting boards are beautifully crafted and affordable. 

    Another favorite find, these cutting boards are beautifully crafted and affordable. 

  • 
  The original smokestack from the roof of the showroom was retrofit to house a wood-fired pizza oven. Rumor has it that this smokestack oven can cook 10 pizzas in 90 seconds.  

    The original smokestack from the roof of the showroom was retrofit to house a wood-fired pizza oven. Rumor has it that this smokestack oven can cook 10 pizzas in 90 seconds.  

@current / @total

Read Full Article

Join the Discussion

Loading comments...