Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Essay by Allen Porter titled "Meeting the New Bauhaus: First Impressions of a New Vision" concerning his impressions of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and activities of the School of Design. Also, holiday card received in 2004 with reproduction of Allen Porter self-portrait drawn in 1949.
Materials related to Allen Porter's recollections of the early years of the Institute of Design, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and Porter's career as a designer.
According to the donor, the original recordings were made on an early recording cutting machine which one of the students brought to the class. The poems were written by passing a pad of paper around the room with each student writing one line of poetry on a given topic. Each student would fold the page after writing his/her line so the next writer would not see what was already written.
Collection consists of three series: 1) Historic Institute of Design poster images digitized by Dan Kuruna for preservation purposes; 2) Material related to an ID class taught by Dan Kuruna in 1997; 3) Digital recordings made by Dan Kuruna of interviews conducted in connection with the 2009-2010 "Living Modern" exhibit at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (co-sponsored by Illinois Institute of Technology).
Materials related to fundraising efforts by the Institute of Design, including a 1993 sweepstakes brochure, Institute of Design Moholy-Nagy Benefit Auction catalog, n.d., and various 2003 fundraising mailings.
Eighteen gelatin prints by alumni of the Institute of Design photography program.
Twenty-three video interviews with Institute of Design alumni regarding their experiences in the photography program. The interviewees discuss fellow students and instructors such as Arthur Siegel, Aaron Siskind, Garry Winogrand, Harry Callahan, Nathan Lerner, Frederick Sommer, and others. The interviews were recorded on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at the Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL. The collection includes 23 interviews, 3 essays, 3 photographs and a guestbook.
Two folders of printed materials and correspondence related to development activities of Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology. Includes letter signed by Ansel Adams and correspondence about donation of drinking straws for "straw construction project."
White t-shirt produced by Institute of Design (Chicago) with graphic design in red, blue, yellow, and black on front. The artwork is by Andreas Hug, a 1994 graduate of the school and reads "Institute of Design/Illinois Institute of Technology" on the back.