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Color studies photographic slides, 1970-1979

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.07
Description of the Collection Hand-made 35 mm slides, presumably used as a teaching aid by Institute of Design in connection color studies. The slides consist of pieces of chromatic cellophane sometimes combined with bits of paper, plant materials, splashes of ink, etc., or manipulated in some way (wrinkled, melted, etc.). The slides were found in two carousels marked "Left 17" and "Right 5." Carousel boxes also read "Unknown presentation. Modern art slides ?," but this appears to be a later addition. Slides were removed...
Dates: 1970s

Dan Kuruna collection, 1960-2010

 Collection
Identifier: 008.05.08
Description of the Collection

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).

Dates: 1960-2010; Majority of material found within 1960-1969

Fundraising literature collection, 1993-2003

 Collection
Identifier: 008.05.02
Description of the Collection

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.

Dates: 1993-2003

House of the Future collection, 1983

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.13
Description of the Collection

Set of six posters (white printed in black; 33¼ x 23½") detailing the House of the Future design submitted by Institute of Design students to the Japan Design Foundation's First International Design Competition in 1983. The ID team design won the Grand Prize. Project was supervised by ID faculty member Charles L. Owen.

Dates: 1983

Institute of Design class projects, 1954-1959

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.10
Description of the Collection

Twelve books, each being a hand-made volume by an Institute of Design student. Books were made as class projects for Visual Design classes, probably in connection with either typography or book design assignments. All titles include original artwork; some also include original text. Books were apparently done in short runs of 200 or less.

Dates: 1954-1959

Institute of Design events collection, 2005-2011

 Collection
Identifier: 008.03.01
Description of the Collection

1. Strategy Conference, 2005 2. Spring 2011 directory 3. Photos from 5/11/2011 ID Awards Dinner 4. Academic Unit Ceremony program, 5/14/2011

Dates: Majority of material found within 2005-2011; 2005

Institute of Design graduate register, 1950-1986

 Collection
Identifier: 008.08.02
Description of the Collection

Register of Institute of Design (Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago) graduates, 1950-1986, created by Institute of Design professor John Grimes. The item includes one page per graduation date per degree. The school awarded both Bachelor and Master degrees in various programs. Graduations were normally held in either December or January and May or June. Names are entered alphabetically on each page.

Dates: 1950-1986

Institute of Design library pamphlets, 1930-1960

 Collection
Identifier: 008.09.02
Description of the Collection The materials in this collection are pamphlet files from the Institute of Design library, being primarily printed matter in brochure or booklet format. Some tear sheets and single-page items are included. The materials are in folders by topic (e.g., typography, posters, photographers, etc.) and show former catalog numbers in some cases. The collection appears to be materials assembled by ID as examples and for research of the topics as identified by the folder titles, probably intended for...
Dates: 1930-1960

Institute of Design Photography Oral History Project, 2011

 Collection
Identifier: 008.05.01
Description of the Collection

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.

Dates: 2011

Institute of Design posters, 1969-1987

 Collection
Identifier: 008.03.02
Description of the Collection

Two posters related to the Institute of Design: 50 Years Bauhaus, 1969 (2 copies); Institute of Design 50th Anniversary, 1937. The latter piece is mounted and signed by Ivan Chermayeff, who is possibly the designer.

Dates: 1969-1987

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