Edgar Miller, The Designer
(Chicago Design Museum, January 26)
Learn about the life and legacy of Chicago’s unsung design hero.
Talk with Charles Adler
(UIC School of Design, January 19)
Kickstarter co-founder Charles Adler visits UIC to discuss the many ways designers must work within and around constraints.
Design for 3D Printing with OnShape
Learn the basics of modeling software and obtain general knowhow to print out your very own 3D world.
Graphic Conservation Company
(Chicago Design Museum, January 18)
How do sensitive architectural documents and blueprints live on in perpetuity? Russ Maki, president of Graphic Conservation Company, shares insight into how artifacts of the past always remain present.
Luftwerk: Corner of a Square
The garden of the Arts Club comes alive, by both day and night, in this (literally) illuminating project.
Author: Ben Schulman
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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