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.

“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