Posts tagged design

The great room at the Playboy Mansion, 1340 N State Pkwy, 1962, Chicago.

The great room at the Playboy Mansion, 1340 N State Pkwy, 1962, Chicago.

Labels from Chicago based brewers, 1930s, Chicago.

The Ham n’ Egger, next door to the Garrick Theater, 64 W Randolph, 1955, Chicago. Richard Nickel Archive, Art Institute of Chicago.
The portrait relief above the sign would be saved after demolition of the Garrick in 1960 and now lives on Wells Street as the facade of The Second City Theater.
Thanks to chicagogeek.tumblr.com for citing the source.

The Ham n’ Egger, next door to the Garrick Theater, 64 W Randolph, 1955, Chicago. Richard Nickel Archive, Art Institute of Chicago.

The portrait relief above the sign would be saved after demolition of the Garrick in 1960 and now lives on Wells Street as the facade of The Second City Theater.

Thanks to chicagogeek.tumblr.com for citing the source.

French advertisement poster for Armour’s Beef Extract from Chicago, 1893.

French advertisement poster for Armour’s Beef Extract from Chicago, 1893.

Mid-century modern interior of McCormick Lounge of the men’s residence at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 1956, Chicago.

Mid-century modern interior of McCormick Lounge of the men’s residence at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 1956, Chicago.

Charles and Ray Eames’ Christmas card, 1946.
Charles and Ray were married in Chicago in 1941.

Charles and Ray Eames’ Christmas card, 1946.

Charles and Ray were married in Chicago in 1941.

Roosevelt Rd (then called 12th Street), just east of Michigan Ave, 1915, Chicago.

Roosevelt Rd (then called 12th Street), just east of Michigan Ave, 1915, Chicago.

Label for Bismarck’s House Party beer, 1937, Chicago.

Label for Bismarck’s House Party beer, 1937, Chicago.

Luggage sticker for the Conrad Hilton (aka Stevens Hotel, now Chicago Hilton), c.1950s, Chicago.

Luggage sticker for the Conrad Hilton (aka Stevens Hotel, now Chicago Hilton), c.1950s, Chicago.

Chicago Sheraton (now the Intercontinental), Michigan Ave, 1977, Chicago.

Chicago Sheraton (now the Intercontinental), Michigan Ave, 1977, Chicago.

Make Chicago the hub of your travel, 1933, Chicago.

Make Chicago the hub of your travel, 1933, Chicago.

Powers of Ten, 1977, Chicago. Charles and Ray Eames

I remember this video so well from when I was a kid.

Chicago as the center of the inner and outer universe…

Poster for Riverview Amusement Park, c.1930s, Chicago.

Poster for Riverview Amusement Park, c.1930s, Chicago.

Siegel Cooper & Co. spring/summer catalog, 1914, Chicago.

Siegel Cooper & Co. spring/summer catalog, 1914, Chicago.

State and Washington, Reliance Building retail, 1977, Chicago. John Kimmich Javier

State and Washington, Reliance Building retail, 1977, Chicago. John Kimmich Javier