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Modern by Design Film Talk | Form and Function: The Legacy of the Institute of Design

Tuesday, December 4

Presented in partnership with the Chicago Film Archives as part of programming for Modern by Design: Chicago Streamlines America, this free film screening is followed by a discussion.

Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute of Design is renowned for teaching systemic, human-centered design. Learn about its history with professor Jan Tichy of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as he presents IIT (1971), which features scenes of student life at IIT, International Design Conference in Aspen: The First Decade (1960), Lens Distortion (1971), a demo reel made by Goldsholl Design & Film Associates, and more.

Free with Museum admission; RSVPs requested.

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Crown Hall, College of Architecture building at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois, November 28, 1955 - July 27, 1956.
Students in a foundations course at the Institute of Design, c. 1949.

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4 th

6:00 p.m.

Event Location

The Robert R. McCormick Theater, Chicago History Museum

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