December 10: Modern in the Middle virtual book talk hosted by the Design Museum of Chicago
October 13, 2020
The Monacelli Press
Date: Thursday, December 10
Time: 6:00-7:30pm EST
Location: Online via Zoom
Experts reveal the overlaps in design ideas and approaches among creatives who called Chicago home over the past 100 years.
A look back at midcentury on the occasion of the publication of Modern in the Middle: Chicago Houses 1929–1975 and Jay Doblin’s 100th birthday. From buildings to materials and products to people, panelists will discuss how principles of democratization and sustainability have become increasingly important today. Discover how the built and lived domestic environment—where we spend so much of our COVID time—has become what we recognize, and Chicago’s important role in defining our surroundings. Experts reveal the overlaps in ideas and approaches among creatives who called Chicago home over the past 100 years.
This event is presented by the Design Museum of Chicago, IIT College of Architecture, and IIT Institute of Design (ID), and is free and open to the public.