Ania Jaworska – SET
One of Chicago’s best design and architectural enfant terribles takes over Volume Gallery staging an exhibition of characteristically humanistic, playful, yet slyly unnerving installations.
First Annual Gingerbread Architecture Competition
(Glessner House, December 3)
‘Tis the season. Might as well get festive at The Glessner House and eat the competition at this first ever gingerbread design-off.
Design for Good: Good Tidings
(Cradles to Crayons, December 8)
AIGA Chicago teams up with nonprofit Cradles to Crayons and gets in the spirit by sorting and packaging supplies for kids in need this holiday season.
Reinvintage PopUp Shop
(704 S. Wabash, December 9)
Handpicked women’s vintage and modern designer pieces for you to pick over.
One of a Kind: Show + Sale Chicago
(Merchandise Mart, December 1-4)
Over 600+ small-scale designers, artisans and vendors take over the Mart.
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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