New venue, same great company


photos by Michelle Montgomery

February’s Grid Alive might have seen a change in venue for our loyal audience members, but we still brought the same fun, enlightenment and humor to the stage as always. On Feb. 18, our inimitable hosts, Grid publisher Alex Mulcahy and Head and the Hand founder Nic Esposito took the stage at the beautiful International House near the Drexel University campus, bringing their pun-tastic dad jokes with them.
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Sewing the Seeds of Production

Amid the hum of sewing machines and chatter of their operators, in a space nestled away from the sidewalk in Old City, a small-scale production movement is taking on steam. MADE Studios is a workshop, school and collaborative space where emerging and advanced designers can give shape and texture to their dreams. Young fashionistas come to learn basic sewing. Suburban mothers take intermediate courses to refresh long-lost skills. Design school grads tackle advanced draping and corsetry not offered in their classes. 
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