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Interior Design instructor Rebekah Ison led her Senior Design Studio on a trip to Chicago

October 18, 2011   |   Faculty, School, Students

Interior Design instructor Rebekah Ison led her Senior Design Studio on a trip to Chicago. Students connected with the location of their project site, conducted precedent studies, sketches and behavioral studies for a restaurant design.

The students engaged with city on multiple levels. Some of the activities during the trip included:

  • An introductory architectural riverboat tour.
  • Neighborhood and site visits to Fulton Market.
  • An office visit with Studio Gang.
  • Visual communication and branding studies - a behind the scenes visit to a Michigan Ave flagship retailer.
  • The opening of a new exhibition of Nancy Holt, at the Graham Foundation for Architecture, looking at the intersections of art, design, and time.
  • The Bertrand Goldberg Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago.
  • A class tour of The Chicago Center for Green Technology.
  • A tour of the Merchandise Mart, to view project-furnishing specifications, including showroom tours to Shelby Williams.
  • And optional visits to the new Modern Wing and design department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.