Did you know that The Resource Exchange also rents reclaimed props? Professional photographer Greg Maxx rented some of our vintage props for a recent photo shoot. If you have a play or film shoot coming up and don’t have any … Continue reading
On October 17th, we hosted a very special event here at The Resource Exchange. Encore was an eerie evening of opera, theatre, art, and spirits that was a part of the DesignPhiladelphia 2013 Experience Design Festival. Waste of materials like lumber, paint, … Continue reading
Our search for an appriopriate post for Labor Day led us to our encyclopedia set: Enjoy your day off laborers!
A Tree House found made by Charter School of Architectural Design that we’ve had in the store for a while has finally found a home! It is now living at The Ludington Library in Bryn Mawr thanks to Miss Gail, who says, … Continue reading
Local fashion designer, Nyeta Sasha Ninon Allen (Happy Couture), made these amazing works with felt strips that she bought here at The Resource Exchange! The felt rolls and pieces were salvaged from a major motion picture that was shot locally. … Continue reading
Those of you who’ve visited our store have probably seen the great big pink umbrellas in the dock. We got them from the 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show thanks to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Here’s our truck picking up one of … Continue reading
Lots of new items in the store this week, mostly from a prop shop clean-out. Here are some of my favorites: I’m crazy about these violet bud vases [pictured at the top of this post with a tiny dried flower … Continue reading
Sure, you could just print these out at home. But why waste the photo paper and ink when they already exist? Conserve both — and your pennies! — and pick them up next time you’re in the shop. Full sized … Continue reading
It’s a new year, and things are looking up at RE! Here are some items you might not notice in the shop… unless you do some looking up, too. This gorgeous enlarger was donated by an individual. We’ve got Ilford … Continue reading
We have prices for various items scattered throughout the blog, but with the holiday season approaching, I want you to be able to come prepared! Here’s a list of prices for what we commonly have in stock — these are … Continue reading
I had such plans to woo you all with exciting stories about this awesome collection of books. And just when I start writing, the whole set sells! Thus, here begins a post in memory of the nineteenseventyfourin’-est sewing guides around. … Continue reading
We’ve got a huge selection of salvaged and donated picture frames, from mini size (wallet size photos) to extra large (3′ x 4′!) With glass, without, wood/metal/acrylic, near new or very vintage, perfect for photos or your next art project!