Small Talks: Ogilvy & Mather
(Ogilvy, July 21)
The latest edition of AIGA’s Small Talks series looks at the work environment, business practices and production of one of the city’s most storied advertising and design firms.
Michael Rakowitz: The Flesh is Yours, The Bones are Ours
(Rhona Hoffman Gallery)
A concurrent exhibit to Rakowitz’s Graham Foundation exhibit. The (de)construction of architecture and identity—and the interplay between the two—is woven throughout Rakowitz’s narrative on the elemental nature of how place reinforces self.
Marshall Brown: ZIGGURAT, An Architectural Chimera
(Arts Club of Chicago)
Time is running out to see Brown’s meta-project that reframes architectural icons into new and fresh ideas. See Vasia Rigou’s coverage in this week’s Design section.
Chicago Antique Market
(Randolph Street Market, Plumbers Hall, July 30-31)
Housed within the Randolph Street Market, the Chicago Antique Market is back with its collections of “furnishings, housewares, artifacts, vintage clothing, jewelry, sterling, porcelain, lighting, ephemera, toys and collectibles galore.”
Architecture Movie Night: L’inhumaine
(Pella Crafted Luxury, Merchandise Mart, July 21)
Milos Stehlik, founder of Facets Multimedia, hosts an evening screening of “L’inhumaine,” a 1924 French film renowned for its striking modernist design sets.
Ben Schulman is the editor of the design section of Newcity and co-host of “A Lot You Got to Holler,” the Newcity podcast on design, architecture and urbanism. His work with Newcity is one of many ventures he engages in to communicate the value of design and cities. Ben serves as the communications director for Small Change, a real estate crowdfunding platform that works to catalyze the development of transformative real estate projects. Previously, he was the communications director for the Chicago chapter of The American Institute of Architects, editor of Chicago Architect magazine and communications director for the urban think-tank, the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU). His writing has appeared and been noted in outlets such as ARCHITECT Magazine, Belt Magazine, ICON, New Geography, Streetsblog, The National Review, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pop City Media and as a contributor to The Urbanophile, among others. When not writing about cities, Ben serves as an editorial assistant for the journal New Media + Society, and helps head the Contraphonic Sound Series, an attempt to document cities through sound.
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