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A community engaged in conversation about the theory and craft of graphic design across Chicago and beyond.

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Upcoming events

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Hot Design Manifesto Summer

An interactive conversation
8/19/2021 | 6 – 7:30p CST

An interactive conversation that will explore the role manifestos play in our design practices.


Call to designers

What does Chicago mean to you?

We’re asking you to submit a poster using the official Chicago typeface, Big Shoulders, that communicates what Chicago means to you.