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We offer a variety of membership level that will provide you with the tools and space you need. Explore our most popular offerings below, or get in touch and we’ll be glad to help you pick which level is best for you. We’re also happy to craft a custom membership package that will fit the unique needs of you and your team.

Ready to join? Purchase your pass online below and we'll be in touch via email within 24 hours to set up your orientation and hand over the keys to your new creative home!

 
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What will you dream up next?

The Philadelphia Design Center (PDC) was built with you and your design challenges and goals in mind. Become a member today to gain 24/7 access to our collaborative creative workspace that has the tools and space you need to bring your dreams to life!

Learn more about our specific resources here.


All monthly memberships include...

  • 24/7 secure space access to Digital Lab, Textile Studio, a comfy lounge, conference table, craft space and more

  • Free off-street parking and bike rack

  • Priority access to a growing calendar of community workshops and events

  • Free scanning and inexpensive printing

  • Private single use bathroom

  • Design focused resource library

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Space reservations for meetings, classes, and events available for a discounted additional fee

  • Small private storage area available for additional fee

  • Bottomless coffee and tea (to fuel your creativity!)

  • Fully climate controlled environment

  • No long-term commitments or complicated contracts


Our Four Main Types of Membership

Our monthly Digital Lab Memberships are ideal for… graphic designers, digital photographers, interior designers, video editors, set designers, lighting designers, architects, landscape designers, website designers, digital artists, and more!

Our monthly Textile Studio Memberships are ideal for… fashion designers, costume designers, prop creators, wig makers, craft makers, hobby sewers, textile artists, and more!

Our Community Memberships are ideal for… creative teams and individuals in search of an inexpensive regular meeting space.

Become a member for 24 hours! Our Day Passes are ideal for… last minute short projects, gaining short-term access to tools when your usual set-up isn’t available, and testing the waters before becoming a month-to-month member.



Digital Lab Monthly Memberships

Student

$30/Month

  • 10 hours/month of guaranteed computer time
  • Space reservations for a discounted additional fee

Current students can receive a special membership!


Creator

$50/Month

  • 20 hours/month of guaranteed computer time
  • 10 hours/month of guaranteed meeting space
  • Additional upgrades at a discounted price


$40/Month

Save 20% OFF when you purchase months ahead of time with a multi-month membership!

Artisan

$150/Month

  • 100+ hours/month of guaranteed computer time
  • 20 hours/month of guaranteed meeting space
  • FREE Student Membership for assistant/intern


$105/Month

Save 30% OFF when you purchase months ahead of time with a multi-month membership!



Textile Studio Monthly Memberships

Creator

$75/Month

  • 20 hours/month of guaranteed studio time
  • 10 hours/month of guaranteed meeting space
  • Additional upgrades at a discounted price
  • Temporary storage of works in progress as shared space allows
  • Access to available computers in lab for 5 hours/month


$60/Month

Save 20% OFF when you purchase months ahead of time with a multi-month membership!

Artisan

$150/Month

  • 50 hours/month of guaranteed studio time
  • 20 hours/month of guaranteed meeting space
  • FREE Student Membership for assistant/intern
  • Temporary storage of works in progress as shared space allows
  • Access to available computers in lab for 10 hours/month


$105/Month

Save 30% OFF when you purchase months ahead of time with a multi-month membership!



Explorer Day Passes

Make the Center your creative home away from home for the day! Gain access to the space for 24 hours with your own key code so that you can come and go as you please. Day passes are great for folks who have last minute short projects and are in need of a little extra space - or those who just want to come test out the waters!

Digital Lab
Explorer

$25/Day

8 hours of guaranteed computer time and 3 hours of guaranteed lounge space reservations for meetings with additional time available at a discounted rate.


Textile Studio
Explorer

$50/Day

8 hours of guaranteed studio time and 3 hours of guaranteed lounge space reservation for meetings with additional time available at a discounted rate.




Community Memberships

$30/3 Months

Our new community membership level is a great way for anyone to join our growing network of design enthusiasts! As a Community Member, you will gain access to our lounge and meeting space for just $1 an hour. You’ll also benefit from other perks like free wi-fi, free parking and inexpensive printing and discounted tickets to programming and workshops.

  • 10 hours/month of guaranteed meeting space

  • Additional space reservation time and upgrades available

This level is ideal for creative teams and individuals who are in search of a dependable place to meet but don’t need access to our technology and tools.


Looking for something else?

We'd love to build a custom membership that meets your creative needs. We also have space rentals and group options for theater groups and creative teams. Please contact us here to chat and learn more.