CHGO DSGN: Recent Object and Graphic Design

May 31–November 2, 2014

Chicago Cultural Center, Exhibit Hall, 4th Floor North

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CHGO DSGN: Recent Object and Graphic Design

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CHGO DSGN [Chicago Design] is a major exhibition of recent object and graphic design by 100+ of the city’s leading designers. Chicago has long been regarded as an international center for design, and this retrospective celebrates the region’s creative and innovative spirit. The exhibition is curated by Rick Valicenti, 2011 recipient of the prestigious Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, with displays designed by Tim Parsons, Associate Professor of Designed Objects at the School of the Art Institute.

 

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Friday, May 30, 2014 from 6-10pm

 

Gallery Talks

First Thursday and second Saturday of each month through November 2, with Rick Valicenti

  • Thursdays at 5:30 pm
  • Saturdays at 12:30 pm
 

Panel Discussions

Claudia Cassidy Theater

We are excited to announce a panel-discussion series on CHGO DSGN! We'll be exploring a variety of design-related topics and with some of our very own CHGO DSGNrs. 

First up, we’ll be talking about Expressive Innovation with Jason White/Leviathan, John Pobojewski/Thirst, Matt Wizinsky/Studio Junglecat, and Claire Warner/Volume Gallery. Moderated by CHGO DSGN Curator Rick Valicenti.

 

Saturday, August 16, 2014, 1:30-3:30pm

Expressive Innovation

Jason White / Leviathan

John Pobojewski / Thirst

Matt Wizinsky / Studio Junglecat

Claire Warner / Volume Gallery

Moderated by Rick Valicenti

 

Saturday, September 6, 2014, 1:30-3:30pm

Collaborations at the Intersection of Design and Art

Ugo Casati  & Jonathan Nesci

Felicia Ferrone & Christopher Gentner

Tim Parsons & Jessica Charlesworth

Moderated by Rick Valicenti

 

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 1:30-3:30pm

Speculative Design

 David Hartt & James Goggin

Jay Sae Jung Oh

Renata Graw & Jeremiah Chiu / Plural

Ania Jaworska

Moderated by Rick Valicenti

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