Marty's Modern Monday

by New Idiom


Come cheer on Marty as he goes head-to-head with SAIC instructor Charles Harrison, talking about their respective projects redesigning the iconic Fisher-Price View-Master. Monday October 19, 4:30pm at the new Sullivan Galleries at the Art Institute. Free and open to the public.

http://www.saic.edu/art_design/galleries/index.html#exhibit_info/SLC_25633

OCTOBER 19
“View-master and the Art of Industrial Design”
Charles Harrison, designer and SAIC Instructor, Designed Objects
Martin Thaler, designer and Associate Professor, Institute of Design, IIT

Both speakers redesigned the View-Master: Harrison transforming earlier versions into the object we recognize today; Thaler reimagining it on its 50th anniversary. While sharing their experiences within the history of this iconic toy, they also provide insight into the design process under the governance of
industry.